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Basketball: Calvo will be back for Leicester Riders next season

Leicester Riders took another step to rebuilding their BBL Championship-winning team by announcing the return of Jorge Calvo. The 25-year-old point-guard, born in Ponferrada, Spain, was a huge hit with...

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Leicester City fans tell of play-off agony after defeat at Watford

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson said it would take a long time for everyone involved with the club to get over their play-off semi-final defeat to Watford. The fans know that feeling only too well...

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Leicester Tigers sell out of Aviva Premiership 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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Twickenham return means everything to us, says Leicester Tigers flanker...

Leicester Tigers flanker Julian Salvi says it "will mean everything" for the players to run out once more at a Twickenham final. The 27-year-old was a commanding presence in his side's spectacular...

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Video: Stars lead cheers for Claire at finish

Paralysed fund-raiser Claire Lomas celebrated another awe-inspiring triumph as she completed her 400-mile cycle ride. Celebrities and cheering children welcomed Claire over the finishing line in London...

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Live: Traffic and travel updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

8.10pm: No major incidents or congestion to report. 6.55pm: The M1 southbound has now re-opened between Junction 21 and Junction 20.6.08pm: Still no update on when the M1 southbound between Junction 21...

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Severn Trent receives takeover approach

Severn Trent Water has received a takeover approach from a group of international investors, including the Kuwaiti government. The utility firm, which supplies tens of thousands of homes and businesses...

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Leicester MP wants inquiry into halal food pork find

MP Keith Vaz has called for a full inquiry following the discovery that a halal lamb burger made by a company supplying schools contained up to 50 per cent pork. The Leicester East MP said: "I am...

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Tasers used to subdue mentally-ill patients in Leicestershire

Tasers have been used to subdue mentally-ill patients. Police have deployed the stun guns on patients on 13 occasions in the past three years. In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the...

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Six firms eye city's Blue Tower

A landmark city centre building which has stood almost empty for more than a decade is still attracting interest from would-be buyers. The agent in charge of finding a new owner for St George's Central...

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Knockaert says sorry to Leicester City fans for penalty miss

Anthony Knockaert has apologised to the Leicester City fans for his late penalty miss. The Frenchman was inconsolable at the final whistle as City's promotion dream was ended at Watford. Hornets keeper...

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Harborough MP Edward Garnier wants fake Twitter account closed down

Harborough MP Sir Edward Garnier has told a person pretending to be him on Twitter to "get a life and go and do something useful instead." The Tory politician discovered this morning that an account on...

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Radio presenter from Leicester wins Sony award

A radio presenter from Leicester is up there with the likes of Dermot O'Leary, Danny Baker and Steve Lamacq after winning one of the biggest awards in the industry. Amy Voce, from the Sam and Amy...

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Burglars steal gold jewellery in raid on house in Leicester

Detectives are appealing for help to trace three burglars who stole gold jewellery in a raid on a house in Leicester. The men, whose identities were masked by hoods and scarves, entered the property,...

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One person seriously injured in crash on M1

One person was seriously injured after a collision involving two vehicles on the M1 in Leicestershire this afternoon. The accident near junction 20 was reported to police just after 2pm this afternoon...

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42-year-old arrested over domestic assault in Hinckley street

A 42-year-old man has been arrested over a domestic violence incident. Officers from Hinckley police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in London Road on Friday night. They were called to the...

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Firefighters put out blazing car at workshop in Leicester

Firefighters were called out to tackle a blazing car at a workshop in Ross Walk, off Belgrave Road, Leicester, at 7.34pm yesterday. Two crews from Eastern station took 45 minutes to put out the fire,...

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Leicestershire dole queue shrinks

The number of Leicestershire people claiming Jobseekers' Allowance fell by 440 last month. Figures out today reveal the claimant count in the county declined by 2 per cent to 22,022. In the city, the...

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If I'm sent back to Kabul, I will be killed

Campaigners are calling for a 23-year-old failed Afghani asylum-seeker to be allowed to remain in Leicester, saying he will be killed if he is deported. Abdul Ghafar Rajabali's parents and family were...

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Severn Trent rejects takeover offer

Water supplier Severn Trent has rejected a takeover offer from a group of investors, which includes the Kuwaiti government. The utility firm, which supplies tens of thousands of homes and businesses in...

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