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City faithful dare to dream

City fans are basking in the afterglow of the club's thrilling 3-2 victory over Nottingham Forest on Saturday – and looking forward to the next hurdle. The exhilaration – and disbelief – at the...

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Teenager given six years for leaving man brain damaged

A teenager who punched an off-duty prison officer, causing him permanent brain damage, had been sentenced to six years detention. Jamie Nethercot (19) felled the victim with a haymaker blow, causing...

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Jobs go as green charity is closed

An environmental charity which works with schools and other organisations to promote a greener lifestyle has closed with the loss of 26 jobs. Staff at Groundwork Leicester and Leicestershire were given...

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Fire severely damages sports pavilion

Fire severely damaged a sports pavilion in Bagworth last night.Two fire crews from Coalville attended the incident, in Station Road,following several calls about the fire. Fire crews had to wait until...

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Man helped from home by fire crews

A man was helped from his home by fire crews after a kitchen blaze in the early hours of this morning. Two crews from Ashby fire station went to Malvern Crescent in the town 20 minutes after midnight....

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Don't waste play-off chance - City boss tells players

Boss Nigel Pearson said Leicester City had a fantastic opportunity to get into the Premier League and urged his players not to waste it. Anthony Knockaert's late winner on a dramatic final day gave...

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Man taken to hospital after kitchen fire

An elderly man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire in his kitchen last night. The incident was reported to Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service in Macaulay Road,...

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Man dies during classic car race at Donington Park

A man died following a crash during a classic car race at Donington Park. Christian Devereux was driving a Mini Cooper when it crashed into an American Mustang which had spun off the track in Castle...

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Richard III Society responds to "slab not tomb" decision

The Richard III Society has delivered its formal response to Leicester Cathedral's decision to mark the king's final resting place with a slab and not a tomb. An architect's brief released in March...

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Leicester Tigers head coach confirmed as new Leinster boss

Leinster have announced that Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O'Connor will be their new boss. The 42-year-old Australian has signed a three-year deal with the Irish province and will replace Joe...

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My dream goal – Leicester City's Anthony Knockaert on his winner

Anthony Knockaert said it felt like a dream when he scored the goal that snatched a play-off spot for Leicester City at the City Ground. The Frenchman said he loved playing for the club and couldn't...

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Miracle happens for Leicester City! - with video from the City Ground

It was the tallest of tall orders but the miracle came true – Leicester City beat Nottingham Forest to book a place in the Championship play-offs. The promised land of Premier League football looked...

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MATCH DAY LIVE: Leicester City v Watford, Thursday, May 9, 7.45pm

It is going to be a massive week for Leicester City in their pursuit of Premier League football. And we will be with the team every step of the way in the two-legs of their play-off semi-final against...

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McFly fans queue up ahead of tonight's concert

Dedicated McFly fans camped outside De Montfort Hall overnight to ensure they got a place at the front for the band's sell-out show. Armed with a tent and sleeping bags, friends Amy-Louise Crossley and...

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Sperm whales and seasickness - highs and lows in a day of round the world...

Day Ten of round the world adventurer Sarah Outen's voyage has seen her experiencing the highs and lows of her epic voyage. Sounding tired in the latest phonecast posted today she said:"We've had a...

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Leicester City fans queuing for second day to get play-off tickets

Play-off fever has hit Leicester as thousands of football fans queued for a second day to snap up tickets for City's big match on Thursday. Supporters were again left waiting for about two hours as the...

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Hundreds of people attend Leicester's first mango festival

An Indian summer arrived early in Leicester today as the hottest day of the year so far coincided with the city's first ever mango festival. With temperatures reaching 22C (72F), hundreds of people...

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Investigation launched into armed brawl in city park

Police are investigating reports of a fight involving up to 20 men, some of whom may have been armed with knives, in a city park. A spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police said officers were called to...

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City fans queue for play-off tickets

Play-off fever has hit Leicester as thousands of football fans queued for a second day to snap up tickets for City's big match on Thursday. Supporters were again left waiting for about two hours as the...

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Royal baby: Your favourite name is?

Alexandra is the strong bookies' favourite when it comes to the name of the future king or queen. Catherine and William are expecting their first child in July and while the sex of the embryonic heir...

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