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Mars rover resumes mission

After four weeks of inactivity, the nuclear-powered Mars rover is in "good health and looking forward to new science". Since April 3, the Curiosity robot has had limited communication with Nasa...

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Leicestershire CCC's bowlers have it all to do against Gloucestershire

Leicestershire's bowlers will need to pull out all the stops if they are to claim a first Championship win of the season today. Day three of their clash with Gloucestershire at Grace Road ended with...

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Maddie's brother and sister 'have coped amazingly well'

Kate and Gerry McCann have told of their hopes for their youngest children as they grow up in the shadow of Madeleine's disappearance. Speaking in an interview to mark the sixth anniversary of their...

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Loaded sawn-off shotgun found in Leicester

A loaded sawn-off shotgun has been founded discarded in Leicester. A woman found the 12-bore double barreled gun after she saw a man on a bike throw a package into bushes off Humberstone Road. She...

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We must have no regrets - Leicester City boss on Forest clash

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has told his players they must have no regrets when they walk off the pitch after tomorrow's do-or-die clash with big rivals Nottingham Forest. He also wants his...

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Leicester chosen as host city for 2015 Rugby World Cup

One of the world's biggest sporting events is coming to Leicester. The Foxes' King Power Stadium has been chosen to host three matches in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Leicester is the only city in the...

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We don't need lifting for a match like this, says Leicester City midfielder...

Andy King said there will be no motivation required when Leicester City face rivals Nottingham Forest in a huge game at the City Ground tomorrow,. Midfielder King said the lunchtime clash is one of the...

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Fraud alert after 'skimming' device found on cash machine at Tesco

Bank customers have been urged to check their accounts after a card 'skimming' device was found attached to a cash machine. The device, which enables criminals to steal people's account details, was...

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Residents' takeaway pleas are heard

Residents and businesses in an area plagued by litter and late-night noise from takeaway customers have welcomed news the problem is to be looked at. Next Thursday's Stoneygate community meeting will...

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Police warning ahead of East Midlands derby

Police are warning Leicester City fans not to travel to Nottingham tomorrow for the crucial end of season clash unless they have a ticket. The sell-out match will see both City and Nottingham Forest...

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Geordan Murphy back in the starting line-up for Leicester Tigers v London Irish

Leicester Tigers have recalled club captain Geordan Murphy and Italian prop Martin Castrogiovanni to the starting line-up for tomorrow's crucial Aviva Premiership clash against London Irish.Tigers must...

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Leicestershire CCC on brink of defeat to Gloucestershire at lunch

Leicestershire were on the brink of their first Championship defeat of the season at lunch on the final day of the game with Gloucestershire at Grace Road.By the interval, the visitors, who were...

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Police hold online chat with gay people to offer advice on domestic abuse

Police are to hold an online question and answer session on the issues of domestic violence within gay relationships. The 'webchat' is Leicestershire Police's latest attempt to uncover the scale of...

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Police and crime commissioner to create youth panel

Police and crime commissioner Sir Clive Loader is putting together a panel of young people to help guide him and the force. Leicestershire is the first force in the country to create a 'youth...

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VIDEO: Conservatives stay in power after county council election

The Conservatives have regained control of Leicestershire County Council after hitting and surpassing the 28 seats they needed to do so. Deputy county council leader Byron Rhodes said: "This is great...

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Fluffy tale of a lamb found wandering alone in a field

A lamb was bundled into a car and driven seven miles into South Wigston before being dumped and left to fend for itself. The stolen animal was seen crossing Blaby Road and heading for a nearby park at...

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Leicester nurse and artist creates 7ft bleeding tree

Part-time art student and full-time nurse Liz Warrington has combined both of her passions to create a 7ft steel tree which bleeds. The art project is aimed at highlighting the damage caused by...

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Basketball: Leicester Riders success a dream come true

This season has been more than Leicester Riders could ever have wished for, says director Kevin Routledge. They completed their most successful-ever campaign with victory in the BBL Play-off final at...

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'I chopped up his dead body, but I don't know why I did it'

A man on trial for murder has told the jury he does not know why he chopped up the body of former boxer Shaun Cummins. Thomas Dunkley (29) denies killing the 45-year-old he was helping to care for....

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...and for those Forest fans who think we only remember the good times...

So. Here's the maths. If Leicester City win today, and Bolton draw or lose, we're in the play-offs. If we draw or lose, the season is over, however Bolton get on. And if Forest give City a tonking ......

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