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Liz Kendall MP: We must make sure that Glenfield's surgeons continue their...

Thankfully, most of us will never know how difficult it is to be told your son or daughter needs life-saving heart surgery. This must surely be one of the hardest things for any parent to hear. As the...

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Classic car rally in Uppingham today - Sunday 21 April

More than 200 classic cars will go on show in Uppingham, Rutland today - Sunday 21 April, as the Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run passes through the town.Uppingham has been chosen as the starting...

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Sheep dies in river

A sheep died during an attempted rescue by firefighters. Crews were called to farmland in Saxby Road, Melton, at 4.25pm on Saturday after a sheep and two lambs became stuck in the River Eye....

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Large fire damages industrial building

Firefighters were called out after a fire started in an industrial building. Crews from Market Bosworth and Leicester attended the blaze in Peckleton Common, Peckleton, at 8am today. After they arrived...

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Thousands take part in annual Vaisakhi parade

More than 15,000 people were drawn to the city centre today for one of the most colourful parades of the year. The annual Vaisakhi procession saw people from Sikh temples all over the region parade...

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Scouts, Cubs and Beavers march through city

Hundreds of proud Scouts, Cubs and Beavers marched through the city streets today to mark St George's Day. The annual parade saw more than 400 youngsters taking part in a parade to Leicester Cathedral...

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Leicester Riders reach Wembley play-off final

Leicester Riders have reached the BBL play-off final after a two-leg victory over Plymouth Raiders. Riders won 76-60 at home today for a 30-point aggregate win over their south-west rivals. Today's...

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Scouts' achievements honoured by Duchess at Windsor Castle

The Duchess of Cambridge has honoured the high achievements of hundreds of Scouts at Windsor Castle. Kate, 31, beamed after being greeted at the National Review of Queen's Scouts at the royal castle in...

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Youth commissioner avoids charges over Twitter rants

Police say no further action is to be taken against Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner who stepped down from the role over offensive comments she made on Twitter. Paris Brown, 17, was...

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ELECTION 2013: Heather hopes to be youngest councillor

A politics student is the youngest candidate standing in this year's county council elections. Heather Worman, 20, a first year politics and British government student at De Montfort University, has...

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Leicester man, 65, jailed over child porn images

A man who accessed more than 1,500 indecent images of youngsters on the internet has been jailed for 10 months. Roy Widdowson was caught after an associate found some images stored on CDs and DVDs of...

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Early 90th birthday gift for war hero Bill

It has been a long time coming, but veteran Bill Merry is delighted to have received a campaign medal – 70 years after he served in the Arctic convoys of the Second World War. Bill Merry, 89, was one...

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We were worthy of all three points, says Leicester City midfielder Andy King

Andy King said Leicester City would have taken a point from their clash with play-off rivals Crystal Palace before the game. However, the midfielder, who scored City's first equaliser in the 2-2 draw,...

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Match verdict: We just know Leicester City are going to take this to the wire

Leicester City were never going to make it easy for their long-suffering supporters, but then again we all knew that. City pretty much know they must win their last two games to gatecrash the play-offs...

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Sikhs bring a splash of colour and music to Leicester

More than 15,000 people were drawn to the city centre yesterday for one of the most colourful parades of the year. The annual Vaisakhi procession saw people from Sikh temples all over the region parade...

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Friends' tears at London Marathon for tragic runner Claire Squires

Tears were shed as 13 friends of tragic runner Claire Squires ran past the spot where she collapsed in last year's London Marathon. The 30-year-old, of Great Bowden, near Market Harborough, died near...

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Leicester City confident of winning their final two games, says boss Nigel...

Nigel Pearson said his Leicester City side can take a lot of confidence after twice coming from behind to claim a draw at fellow play-off hopefuls Crystal Palace. Strikes from Andy King and Chris Wood...

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VIDEO: Scouts, Cubs and Beavers on the march in Leicester

Hundreds of proud Scouts, Cubs and Beavers marched through the city streets to mark St George's Day. The annual event yesterday saw more than 400 youngsters take part in a parade to Leicester Cathedral...

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VIDEO: Ian Wilkinson wins the Rutland to Melton CiCLE Classic 2013

Ian Wilkinson, riding for Team UK Youth, won his second Rutland to Melton CiCLE Classic on Sunday (21st April 2013). He was first over the finish line after a thrilling five-way sprint down Sherrard...

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Video: Kasabian's Serge on the pitch at the Genoa derby

Kasabian axeman Serge Pizzorno is used to big crowds - but there was something extra special about the 30,000 fans he faced in Italy. The Leicester rocker was a VIP guest at the Genoa derby earlier...

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