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Curiosity leads amateur space enthusiasts to possible discovery of missing...

Amateur space enthusiasts following the progress of the Mars Curiosity rover might have discovered debris from a Russian lander which mysteriously disappeared more than 40 years ago. The Soviet Mars 3...

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Alan showing his mettle with sculpture of soldier

Everything from an old filing cabinet to coat-hangers and a garden gate have been used to help create this detailed sculpture of a German soldier. Amateur metal worker Alan Rosak has spent just over a...

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Market fun day raises cash for cancer charity

Traders at Leicester Market donated scores of items as part of a fund-raising day for a young persons' cancer charity. Stall-holders offered raffle prizes for an event at the market on Saturday to...

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Dealer loses appeal and must repay drugs cash

A convicted drug dealer who was told he must hand over £185,000 of his ill-gotten gains from a £2.2 million cannabis operation has lost an appeal against the order. Kuldip Singh Hayre was given a...

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Leicester dental academy plan is put on hold

Plans to launch a dental academy in Leicester have been shelved. The Leicester Dental Teaching Academy (LDTA) had been due to open in September, based at the city's Phoenix cinema, but the project has...

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City secondary school judged outstanding by Ofsted

A city secondary school has leapt from satisfactory to outstanding in just three years. Babington Community College, in Beaumont Leys, has been given the good news by Ofsted inspectors who visited the...

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Barbecuing up for US-style treat

The succulent, wood-smoked world of American barbecue is about to hit Leicestershire. Husband and wife champion barbecuing team Scott and Lyndsey Lane, from Hugglescote, are working with America's...

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Ben Youngs says Leicester Tigers are peaking at right time

Scrum-half Ben Youngs believes Leicester Tigers are right where they want to be as the finishing line approaches. Youngs scored two tries for Tigers in yesterday's 35-16 victory over London Wasps at...

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Basketball: Leicester Riders into play-off semi-finals

Leicester Riders moved a step closer to Wembley with a 14-point aggregate win over London Lions in their play-off quarter-finals. Having won by just a single basket in the first leg, the Jelson Homes...

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Warning as scam letter claims 'lottery' cash win

A woman has warned people not to fall for a lottery scam after she was sent a letter saying she had won £700,000. In the letter, Christine Watts, of the Narborough Road area of Leicester, was told her...

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Gambling addict burgled a friend's home for cash

A compulsive gambler committed a "mean and nasty" burglary at the home of his friends. Ahmed Amijee (19), who had previously baby-sat for the family, secretly took a spare key to get a copy made. He...

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We can win all our final four games – Leicester City's Jeff Schlupp

Leicester City striker Jeff Schlupp said he fully believes they can win their final four games to break into the play-off places. Birmingham's last-minute equaliser from the penalty spot on Friday...

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Leicester Tigers favourites for home semi-final in Aviva Premiership

Leicester Tigers returned to Welford Road in style with a five-try showing against old rivals Wasps. The result means they will be big favourites for a home Aviva Premiership semi-final in the...

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'My injuries are healing, but I can't rest until thug is caught'

A man who suffered horrific injuries when he was knocked unconscious during a night out has made a renewed appeal for help tracing his attacker. The 36-year-old was left with a shattered cheekbone and...

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Sainsbury's could call time on a busy city centre pub

A busy pub could be turned into a Sainsbury's store. The supermarket giant has lodged plans to convert Varsity, in London Road, Leicester, into a shop. Should the application be approved by Leicester...

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Leicester Tigers set sights on top spot

Leicester Tigers booked a place in the Aviva Premiership play-offs but now have bigger targets in their sights. A 35-16 victory over Wasps on their first showing at Welford Road in six weeks delighted...

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Couple's plea to burglar who 'stole 10 years of memories'

A burglary victim today makes a heartfelt and direct plea to the intruder who ransacked her home and stole a computer hard drive on which she had stored hundreds of family photographs. Ruth Rolinson's...

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VIDEO: Parents' new hope their little girl will walk and talk for first time

A bubbly three-year-old girl could soon be able to walk and talk for the first time after she was diagnosed with a condition which affects just 500 people in the world. Fields Taylor has Glut1...

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We need to win all our matches - Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson admitted his side probably have to win all four of their remaining games to reach the play-offs. Pearson said: "It's still do-able for us, but really we've now got...

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Basketball: Leicester Riders wait to find out semi-final opponents

Leicester Riders will need to wait until tonight before finding out their opponents in the semi-finals of the BBL play-offs. Riders made it through from the quarter-finals when they narrowly beat the...

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