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Medics awarded for their bravery

Ambulance workers who rushed to the rescue at the scene of a stabbing have been recognised for their bravery. Paramedic Dan Sneath, 29, and emergency medical technician Tony Barber, 44, discovered one...

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Great family gathering for Enid, 100

More than 20 family members celebrated the 100th birthday of a Leicester great-grandma. Enid Hunt was joined in the celebration of her special day by sons Terry, 63, and Peter, 60, four grandchildren...

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Back in saddle – after 30 years

A man who nearly died in a cycling accident as a teenager is getting back in the saddle for the first time more than 30 years later, to raise funds for good causes. Martin Cartwright, who is mayor of...

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Top legal eagles honoured at event

The county's top lawyers were recognised at an awards ceremony last night. More than 300 people attended Leicestershire Law Society's Legal Awards at Athena, in Leicester, where winners were announced...

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Dig unearths Iron Age relics

One of the biggest collections of Iron Age metalwork ever found in the region has been uncovered by archaeologists at a Leicestershire landmark. The ancient metal artefacts were found at an Iron Age...

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Heart surgery appeal 'a disgrace'

Campaigners have condemned a decision by NHS bosses to pursue another legal claim over plans for children's heart surgery in England. NHS England, which has taken on responsibility for a review of...

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Leicester Mercury teams up with Curve for Hot Stuff tickets offer

The Leicester Mercury is teaming up with Curve to offer our readers a great deal on tickets for hit show Hot Stuff. The poplar jukebox musical returns to the Rutland Street theatre tonight, with actor...

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Bomb squad called to street in Sileby, Leicestershire

Homes were evacuated and bomb disposal experts called in after a device was found in a village. Police were called to Peashill Close, in Sileby, at 3.30pm yesterday and half-an-hour later began going...

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Family of dead woman unhappy over care at Bradgate unit

A coroner has said he is not convinced a young mum who fell to her death from the top of a multi-storey car park had intended to kill herself. Donald Coutts-Wood said he could not record a verdict of...

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Leicester City captain Wes Morgan 'fell asleep at wheel of BMW'

Leicester City captain Wes Morgan "dozed off" at the wheel of his BMW and crashed after having no sleep for 24 hours, a court heard. Morgan who has gone on trial at Nottingham Magistrates' Court,...

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Leicester council taking legal action against owners of historic building

Council bosses are taking legal action against the owners of a historic Leicester building which was destroyed following a spate of arson attacks. Leicester City Council is seeking to prosecute the...

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Price freeze on season tickets at Leicester City

Leicester City have virtually frozen all adult season-ticket prices for next season. The decision has been made regardless of whether the club is promoted to the Premier League. The Early Bird...

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Form will go out of the window, says Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson

Form will go out of the window when play-off rivals Leicester City and Crystal Palace lock horns at Selhurst Park today, City boss Nigel Pearson has said. The Eagles are in danger of slipping out of...

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Michael Keane is loving his time at Leicester City

Michael Keane has admitted he would love to come back to Leicester City for another loan spell next season. The 20-year-old has thoroughly enjoyed his spell from Manchester United and believes he is a...

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Serious road accident shuts Abbey Lane in Leicester

A motorist was airlifted to hospital after being badly hurt in an early morning crash. Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Abbey Lane at about 6.10am today after a serious accident...

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Hand grenades found in Sileby home

Homes were evacuated and bomb disposal experts were called in after three hand grenades were discovered at a home in Sileby. Residents in Peashill Close were evacuated for about seven hours. Police...

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Shivi knocked out of Masterchef

Masterchef contender Shivi Ramatour has failed to make it into the show's semifinals. On Friday night the 27-year-old from Leicester, went up against six others from the Masterchef heats and three of...

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St George's Festival a big hit in the sunshine

The sunshine brought out crowds of thousands to celebrate the St George's Festival today. Morris dancers, stilt walkers and youngsters dressed as knights and princesses were among the sights in the...

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Bath 27 Leicester 26 - Tigers lose thriller

Bath 27 Leicester Tigers 26Leicester Tigers' hopes of securing home advantage in the Aviva Premiership play-offs came crashing down at The Rec.They lost a thrilling contest in sun-bathed conditions as...

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Crystal Palace 2 Leicester 2: City drop out of play-off places

Chris Wood's second-half strike could not prevent Leicester slipping out of the Championship play-off places. The New Zealander plundered his 20th goal of the season as the Foxes twice came from behind...

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