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Speedway: Leicester Lions skipper Kauko Nieminen is geared up for an...

Kauko Nieminen is never one to shy away from a challenge. After a non-stop winter in his native Finland, the popular 33-year-old is back for what he hopes will be an eventful season with Leicester...

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Leicester Tigers skipper Geordan Murphy will make decision on his future at...

Geordan Murphy will wait until the end of the season before making a decision on his future at Leicester Tigers. The Irish full-back is weighing up the prospects of carrying on his playing career for...

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VIDEO: Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood visits Leicester for...

A celebrity chef has visited the city to learn how to make a traditional south Indian dish. Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood visited Kayal in Granby Street, Leicester, where chef Ajith Kumar...

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VIDEO: Teddy bear spy camera catches 'parasite' carer stealing from woman, 81

A care worker was caught stealing cash from an 81-year-old woman after relatives of the victim rigged up a spy camera in a teddy bear in her room. Thief Emelie Kleen-Barry was branded "a parasite" by a...

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Olympic torch relay cost Leicester city £102,641

More than £230,000 of public money was spent paving the way for the Olympic torch relay to pass through Leicester and Leicestershire last summer. The famous flame was cheered through the streets during...

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Michael Keane tipped to go all the way by former Leicester City captain Steve...

Young Leicester City defender Michael Keane has the potential to play at the very top level, according to club legend Steve Walsh. Keane's performances for City have earned him rave reviews and a...

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VIDEO: Man injured after crash in Braunstone Gate, Leicester

A van driver was taken to hospital with suspected spinal or neck injuries after his vehicle went over onto its side after a crash in Braunstone Gate, Leicester, this morning. The two-vehicle crash...

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Loughborough teenagers in court on terrorism charges

Three Loughborough teenagers accused of plotting terror attacks using pipe bombs today appeared at the Old Bailey. The youths, who are believed to be right-wing extremists, had already partly assembled...

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Police CCTV appeal after bus driver was allegedly racially abused and spat at...

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to trace after a bus driver was allegedly spat at and racially abused. The driver was allegedly targeted on an Arriva bus in the Bowhill Grove...

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Race for promotion: Football writers assess their team's chances of reaching...

Leicester City have it all do with just just eight games left in the Championship this season. Although Cardiff look certainties for promotion to the Premier League, the second automatic spot, as well...

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Jimmy Savile's luxury seaside flat bought by ex-Leicester City chairman Sir...

Jimmy Savile's luxury seaside flat has been bought by former Leicester City chairman Sir Rodney Walker. The Yorkshireman, who is one of the country's leading campaigners against child abuse, has bought...

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79-year-old drink driver John William Edward Clarke is jailed for four years...

A 79-year-old drink driver who caused a crash which killed an elderly woman and her daughter was today jailed for four years. John William Edward Clarke was over the legal limit when he lost control of...

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Pret a Manger to open store at former Jessops site in Leicester city centre

Sandwich shop Pret a Manger is set to take over the premises of the former Jessops store in Gallowtree Gate. The photography company ceased trading on January 11, closing stores across the country and...

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Heart surgery decision quashed - giving hope to Leicester campaigners

Campaigners fighting to save children's heart surgery at Glenfield Hospital will have to pin their hopes on the findings of an independent review. Mrs Justice Nicola Davies today said a decision...

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Police investigating suspected shoplifting incident in Scalford Road, Melton...

Police have released CCTV images of two women they would like to trace in connection with a suspected shoplifting incident. Two women were spotted by staff at a shop in Scalford Road, Melton,...

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Cyclist is critically ill in hospital following collision with a bus in King...

A cyclist is critically ill in hospital after he was involved in a collision with a bus. The collision happened in King Richards Road, near its junction with Kate Street, in Leicester. Leicestershire...

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I'm expecting hostile reaction from Millwall fans – Leicester City's...

Leicester City striker Chris Wood is expecting a hostile reception from the Millwall fans tomorrow night after he rejected the Lions to join Nigel Pearson's men. Wood was a firm favourite with the...

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79-year-old death-crash drink-driver sent to prison

A 79-year-old drink-driver was yesterday jailed for four years for causing the death of a mother and daughter in a crash. Shortly before the fatal head-on collision, another motorist was so concerned...

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How many points do Leicester City need for play-offs?

Leicester City have recharged their batteries during a warm weather training camp in Portugal and will need every ounce of energy for what promises to be a difficult final run-in. City head into the...

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Tragic Tia Waldrom, 15, is helping three other people live

A girl who died this month has already helped three other people with life-threatening conditions. Tia Waldrom, 15, from Saffron Lane estate, Leicester, died on March 2 at Leicester Royal Infirmary...

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