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Have treasure? Get ready to Flog It!

Search your attics, rummage through your rails and dust down your family treasures, antiques lovers – hit BBC show Flog It! is coming to town. TV crews will be filming at De Montfort Hall next...

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Alan Birchenall: The dream ending for all at the club

What happened last week at Nottingham Forest, City fans will talk about to their children and grandchildren for generations. I hoped my column last week wouldn't be my last of the season, but I knew we...

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Spitfire crashed after pilot error

The pilot of a Second World War Spitfire pulled the wrong lever when it landed at East Midlands Airport, a crash investigation has revealed. The plane's undercarriage collapsed as it was moving off the...

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Vicious dog runs amok in the city

Police caught a dangerous dog after it attacked a man and ran amok in the city centre. The Japanese akita growled and snarled at shoppers as it made its way through the city, at one stage rearing up...

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Live: Traffic and travel updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

8.45am: No reported problems on the roads today but motorists are advised that Sacheverel Way in Groby will be closed tomorrow for resurfacing.For more local and national travel information and weather...

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VIDEO: Tigers' roaring trade at Costas

Leicester Tigers' players had a coffee break with a difference as they took time out from training for today's semi-final clash with Harlequins. Front row trio Fraser Balmain, Jonny Harris and Kieran...

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We Believe! Our message to the Foxes

Tomorrow, the rollercoaster ride continues. It is round two of Leicester City against Watford, with a trip to Wembley for the winner and a shot at promotion. Our message to the Foxes is simple. We...

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Nugent can get us to Wembley - says Leicester City boss

Nigel Pearson is backing striker David Nugent to go on a goal run that could fire Leicester City to Wembley after he broke his goal drought on Thursday night. City take a one-goal advantage into their...

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Castro confirms Tigers departure

Leicester Tigers prop Martin Castrogiovanni has announced he will leave the club at the end of the season.The 31-year-old will make his final appearance at Welford Road this afternoon when Tigers host...

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We deserve to be at Wembley – Zola on Watford v Leicester City

Watford boss Gianfranco Zola said his side don't deserve to be behind to Leicester City going into tomorrow's play-off semi-final second leg. Zola said he couldn't see City scoring until David Nugent...

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Leicester MP Keith Vaz takes a tumble

Children were given a lesson in how not to ride a new playground roundabout by MP Keith Vaz today. The Labour MP for Leicester East took a tumble while officially opening the £40,000 play area today...

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More halal burgers to be tested for pork

Council bosses have confirmed a halal lamb burger made by a company supplying Leicester schools contained up to 50 per cent pork. The burgers were removed from 19 city school menus after the tests...

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Sensational Leicester Tigers make ninth consecutive final

Leicester Tigers 33 Harlequins 16 Leicester Tigers reached their ninth consecutive Premiership final after a sensational semi-final win over Harlequins at Welford Road this afternoon. Tom Croft...

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Leicestershire CCC's game with Worcester drifts to draw

Leicestershire followed the logical course by batting through much of the final day as their Division Two basement battle with Worcestershire in the LV= County Championship drifted to a draw at New...

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Rothley runner only one to 'complete' Marathon of the North

A Leicestershire triathlete won his first marathon while the other 5,000 runners fell short of completing the full distance because they were sent the wrong way. It meant 21-year-old Jake Harrison, who...

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Heartbreak for Leicester City with late-goal agony

Leicester City's Wembley and promotion dream is over after a dramatic defeat to Watford in the play-off semi-final. City looked on the verge of victory and Wembley after being awarded a controversial...

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Agony for Leicester City fans as Wembley dream comes to an end

Leicester City fans had their Wembley dream snatched from them by Watford today in a 3-1 defeat in the Championships play-off semi-final second leg. In pubs, clubs and bars across the city and county...

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Cyclists told: Lock them or lose them

Cycle thefts in Leicester city centre have fallen sharply in the past year – and police have urged riders to help them continue the trend. Officers are encouraging riders to take basic crime prevention...

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'Bart was best friend that you could wish for'

A Leicestershire team-mate of Olympic gold medallist sailor Andrew Simpson, who died in a training accident last week, has spoken of the loss of his friend. America's Cup yachtsman Chris Brittle, 32,...

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Doctor's warning over danger of garden trampolines

A children's doctor today warned of the dangers of parents ignoring safety rules on garden trampolines after seeing a growing number of children with broken bones and other injuries. Dr Rachel...

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