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Drunken reveller broke man's jaw, Leicester court told

A drunken reveller randomly punched an accountant in the street, breaking his jaw. The 30-year-old victim ended up in hospital, where he had an operation to have two titanium plates inserted into his...

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Leicester MP 'deeply shocked' by tweets posted by youth police commissioner

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has said he was "deeply shocked" by the tweets posted by Britain's first youth police commissioner Paris Brown. The 17-year-old has apologised for the "inappropriate...

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Leicester Secular Society in plea to celebrity atheists to help raise...

Celebrity atheists are being asked to help pay for the renovation of a society's headquarters. Members of Leicester Secular Society are writing to 40 well-known people, including Richard Dawkins and...

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Leicester City midfielder Andy King believes 'disappointing' draw at Brighton...

Andy King believes Leicester City's performance at Brighton could be a turning point, despite being disappointed at not claiming all three points. Five games remain in the Championship and Saturday's...

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'Why is Leicestershire council leader on holiday in States?'

Questions have been raised about Conservative county council leader Nick Rushton's decision to miss a key meeting at County Hall next week with an election looming. Councillor Rushton is on an extended...

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Richard III: Leicester's Guildhall exhibition hits visitor milestone

The Guildhall welcomed its 50,000th visitor to the Richard III exhibition at the weekend. The temporary display, which opened in February, will remain until a permanent exhibition opens in the former...

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Richard Cockerill so proud of his Leicester Tigers players after Heineken Cup...

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill praised his players for "doing the club proud" after their Heineken Cup hopes came to an agonising end in Toulon. Tigers lost a titanic battle as...

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BREAKING: Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher dies

Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died, age 87, after a stroke, her spokesman has said. Lord Bell said: "It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother...

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Match verdict: Leicester City's hopes boosted by heartening display at Brighton

On paper, a point from a game against one of your Championship play-off rivals looks a good one. Victory would have been even better – and Leicester City almost achieved that against Brighton at the...

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Stormy weather delays Oakham adventurer Sarah Outen

Wild winds and choppy seas are delaying adventurer Sarah Outen in her record-breaking attempt to row across the Pacific. Sarah, 27, from Oakham, is stuck in Japan waiting for the right kind of weather...

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Shivi one step from MasterChef final

Viewers who saw Shivi Ramatour's performance in MasterChef on Friday could be forgiven for thinking she has the competition in the bag. The singer-songwriter impressed judges John Torode and Gregg...

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Man killed in two-car collision on B582 Desford Road, Enderby

A man was killed in a two-car crash in Desford Road, Enderby, last night. Three others were taken to hospital after the collision on the B582 at 7.50pm. Fire crews from Leicester's western and southern...

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Yobs trash Leicestershire family home after party invite on Twitter

A family's home was trashed when a gang of up to 100 youths gate-crashed their daughter's house party. Kevin and Lesley Norman now face a bill of up to £3,500 after drunken youths turned up without...

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Friends of tragic London Marathon runner Claire Squires to run this year's...

Friends of tragic London Marathon runner Claire Squires will finish the race she never got to complete when they take part in this year's event in her memory. Lucy Marlow and Nicola Short, along with a...

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Man who died after two-car crash in Enderby is named

Police have named a man who died after a crash in Enderby last night. Leigh Taylor (21) of Whetstone, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two cars, a Vauxhall Corsa and a Toyota Yaris, were involved in...

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Burglar facing jail sentence

A burglar has been warned he faces jail after a break-in at a cottage in Welby, near Melton, in which two other raider were shot. Orville Williams (32), of Edgehill Road, Northfields, Leicester,...

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Senior Leicester Muslim leader calls on his community to speak out against...

A senior Muslim community leader has said people need to speak out against child sex grooming gangs in his community and all others. Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra, a Leicester imam and a senior member of the...

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Big Week For Oadby Town

Oadby Town Football Club have a big week ahead of them with a game against St Ives Town on Tuesday in the semi final of the United Counties Knock Out Cup followed by another away trip on Thursday to...

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Tributes paid to Margaret Thatcher who has died, age 87

Tributes have been paid to former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher who has died, age 87, after a stroke, it has been announced. Her spokesman Lord Bell said: "It is with great sadness that Mark and...

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Police seek key witness Richard Bradbury to help with inquiry into alleged...

Detectives are seeking a key witness as part of an investigation in to an alleged historic sexual assault. Officers are trying to find a man called Richard Bradbury who lived in Leicester and attended...

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