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Leicester City striker Chris Wood set for unexpected start against Millwall

Chris Wood's early return from World Cup duty has given Leicester City an unexpected bonus in their push for promotion. City play Millwall tomorrow night and striker Wood is now set to be thrust...

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Dragons' Den star Peter Jones to reopen Jessops stores

TV Dragon Peter Jones is reopening two Jessops camera stores today following his buy-out of the brand after it went into administration. The entrepreneur is opening stores in London and Birmingham and...

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Sports car fraudster Richard Christopher jailed at Leicester court

A Leicester man has been jailed for fraud involving one stolen sports car, and handling another which had also been stolen. Richard Christopher (26), of Trigo Close, Beaumont Leys, Leicester, admitted...

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Two men jailed for armed robberies at stores in Leicestershire

Two robbers who carried out three terrifying armed raids on Leicestershire supermarkets have been jailed. Carl Latham (39) and Nathan Crewe (25) burst into the shops wearing masks and carrying a...

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Superfast 4G broadband arrives in Leicester

Superfast mobile broadband finally arrived in Leicester today after the city missed out last year. Mobile company EE's superfast 4G broadband was available in Derby and Nottingham late last year but...

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Cold weather delays Leicester city centre roadworks

Work to complete a city centre road scheme has been delayed because of the freezing weather. The finishing touches for the £3.5 million revamp of Humberstone Gate East in Leicester city centre were due...

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Jail for Bollywood star who packed Leicester streets during city visit

A Bollywood superstar who was welcomed to the city by hundreds of adoring fans in 2010 has been sent to prison for buying weapons from Indian crime bosses. In 2010, actor Sanjay Dutt was chauffeur...

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Driver critical after crash in Leicestershire

A driver is critically ill in hospital after he was involved in a crash with another vehicle. The man was taken to hospital for treatment to what appeared to be minor injuries after the crash in Copt...

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Oadby Town Keep Promotion Push on Track

Tuesday saw Oadby Town play Burton Park Wanderers in a United Counties League game at Freeway Park Wigston Road Oadby.The visitors are having a tough year sitting at the bottom of the league but Oadby...

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'Look how well Alfi looks in this picture. Three months later, he was dead...'

Little Alfi Mjeshtri had just celebrated his fourth birthday when the sickness started. Just three months later, he was dead. Here, his parents Suzanne and Halim tell the touching story of their...

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Police appeal after attempted distraction burglaries in Leicester

Police are urging residents in Thurmaston to be vigilant after a spate of suspected attempted distraction burglaries. Since Saturday, February 16, there have been six visits to two addresses on...

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Loughborough murder inquiry: Man released on police bail

Police investigating a murder in Loughborough have bailed a man arrested in connection with the incident. Alexis Mary Durant, 42, was found dead at an address in Gallico Close on Wednesday, February...

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Ex-Leicester City star Steve Howard back in Championship

Former Leicester City striker Steve Howard is back playing Championship football after joining Sheffield Wednesday on loan for the rest of the season from Hartlepool. The 36-year-old signed for the...

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Evacuation at Leicester's Highcross shopping centre

Shoppers at Highcross Shopping Centre, in Leicester, had to be evacuated during a fire alert. Two fire crews were called to the River Island Clothing store at just after 5pm today when a fire alarm...

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Leicester City's Morgan and Wood in top 10 players in league

 Leicester City captain Wes Morgan has come fifth in a list of the top 10  players in the Championshi as voted for by the division's managers. His City team-mate, Chris Wood, was voted sixth in the...

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Transfer news: Leicester City's Sean St Ledger off to Millwall

Sean St Ledger will join Millwall on loan for the rest of the season - but not until after the Lions face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium tomorrow. The Republic of Ireland international...

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Leicester Tigers winger Morris is relishing a trip into the unknown at...

Niall Morris will take a trip into the unknown if he keeps his shirt for tomorrow's eagerly-awaited East Midlands derby. The in-form Irish winger is set to make his 19th start of the season for...

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Victim spotted his attacker in the casualty department

An attacker was captured after his victim spotted him the next day in Leicester Royal Infirmary. Both were in the infirmary's accident-and-emergency department for treatment. Tameer Mitha – who was...

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VIDEO: Mark Selby misses last black on 147 attempt and loses out on £23,500

This video shows the moment World No.2 Mark Selby missed the final black on a maximum 147 and threw away a £23,500 bonus. It was during his 5-1 win over Mark King in the China Open that Selby, 29, hit...

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Leicester City striker Chris Wood is on a 'monster' mission against Millwall

Chris Wood believes Leicester City must tame the "monster" if they are to claim a vital victory against Millwall tonight. The Lions have been led superbly this season by big defender Danny Shittu who,...

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