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'Wrong grave' couple reject church bid to solve dispute

The issue of whether a body buried in the wrong grave should be moved is to be referred to the Diocese of Leicester's top legal expert. The Diocesan Chancellor, Mark Blackett-Ord, who is based in...

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Eyes on the pies as Walker and Son's shop returns to Leicester

There's good news to get pork pie fans' mouths watering. Award-winning pie makers Walker & Son has announced its new pie shop will open at the end of next month. The firm will return to its former...

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Watford 3 City 1: Replay live, interactive coverage

The Leicester Mercury's website covered the City's play-off semi-final second leg match against Watford live with text commentary as the game at Vicarage Road unfolded. Matchday commentator James...

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We were one inch from Wembley - Rob Tanner's verdict on Watford v Leicester City

Football isn't just the cruellest of sports – it can be positively sadistic, as Leicester City discovered yesterday. City didn't just suffer play-off heartbreak, they had their hearts ripped out and...

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Organisational brain behind raid honoured

Relatives of a Leicester airman described as the organisational brain behind the Dam Busters will be guests of honour at a service marking the raid's 70th anniversary. Royal Air Force veterans will...

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It will take a long while to get over heartbreak – Leicester City boss...

The devastation in the Leicester City camp after their cruellest of play-off defeats yesterday was all too clear. Manager Nigel Pearson said it would take a long time for everyone associated with the...

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Government HS2 tunnel rethink set to protect thousands of jobs in Leicestershire

The Government has said it will tunnel its proposed High Speed 2 rail line under a site earmarked for an industrial development that could create 7,000 jobs in Leicestershire. It had been feared that...

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Leicester Tigers sell out of Twickenham final tickets

Leicester Tigers' allocation of 7,500 tickets for the Aviva Premiership final against Northampton Saints have already sold out. The club have requested more and are waiting on an answer from tournament...

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Man killed in motorbike crash

A motorcycle rider has died after a crash on a Leicestershire road yesterday. Anantkumar Morjaria, 51, of Leicester, was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision in Melton Road, Lowesby, at...

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Celebrities congratulate Claire Lomas as she finishes 400-mile charity bike ride

Claire Lomas was congratulated by a host of celebrities as she completed her 400-mile bike ride today. She celebrated at the finish line, at the London Eye, with Gary Lineker, Daybreak's Dan Lobb and...

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Four Leicester Mercury journalists nominated for awards

Four staff members from the Leicester Mercury have been shortlisted in the Midlands Media Awards. Photographers Mike Sewell, Chris Gordon, Alex Hannam and reporter Peter Warzynski are among the...

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New bid for £6.6 million cycle path improvements

Cyclists could benefit from nearly four miles of extra cycle paths throughout the city. Leicester City Council has bid for £6.6million of Government cash to create the new traffic-free cycle tracks...

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New NHS 111 number launch delay in Leicestershire

The launch of a new freephone number for people needing medical help or advice has been put on hold. The NHS 111 number - intended to make it quicker and easier for people to get non-emergency medical...

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Murder victim's mother issues appeal for witnesses

The mother of a woman who was found shot dead in a house in Hinckley has a made an appeal for witnesses to come forward. Hayley Pointon, 30, herself a mother of two children, died following an incident...

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Delays for Leicester motorists after car and truck in collision

A car was involved in a collision with a truck on the city's inner ring road causing rush hour delays for motorists this afternoon. The car was knocked sideways in the collision and was left blocking...

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Hospital storage shed destroyed in blaze

A blaze destroyed a storage shed at the Leicester General Hospital this afternoon. Four fire crews were called to the incident off Coleman Road at 1.45. The building which measured 8metres by 2 metres...

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De Montfort University's Mill Lane plans to go on display

Plans to redevelop the heart of De Montfort University's campus are to be shown off in a public exhibition on Wednesday. University bosses want to landscape Mill Lane and turn it into a new public...

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Speedway: Leicester Lions beat Ipswich Witches

Leicester Lions returned to winning ways with a 48-44 success over Ipswich Witches at the Jordan Road Surfacing Stadium on Sunday. After three consecutive away defeats, the Lions will have been pleased...

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'Wife bled to death within two minutes'

A woman who was stabbed four times by her husband bled to death within two minutes, a court heard yesterday. Raihana Rezayi died in the bathroom of her home when she suffered catastrophic internal...

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NHS 111 number launch delay

The launch of a new freephone number for people needing medical help or advice has been put on hold. The NHS 111 number - intended to make it quicker and easier for people to get non-emergency medical...

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