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McClarkin picked again as Tory candidate for Euro elections

Sitting Conservative MEP for the East Midlands Emma McClarkin is to stand as a candidate next year's European elections Miss McClarkin, who lives near Market Harborough, has been endorsed by a panel...

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Leicester City academy duo sign new deals

Leicester City academy duo Alie Sesay and Callum Elder have both penned new deals with the club after successful seasons with the Under-21s and Under-18s sides. The defenders join the likes of George...

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Burglars smashed hole in jewellery shop wall

A gang of burglars spent four hours dismantling a wall to break into a jewellery shop. The men removed bricks and plaster to get into Grace and Co in Market Street, Ashby town centre, in the early...

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Liam Moore selected for England Under-20s training camp

Leicester City defender Liam Moore will join up with England Under-20s for a training camp ahead of the FIFA U20s World Cup. The 20-year-old was selected to attend the camp from May 20-24 in...

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Man dies following crash in Loughborough

A 59-year-old man has died following a crash in Loughborough. Robert William Allen, who lived in the town, was involved in a crash in Forest Road at about 8.15pm on Monday. The car he was driving, a...

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"Get a life," Garnier tells Twitter fake

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 yesterday morning that an...

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Reality TV star Lydia adds sparkle to big day for Naomi's clothes shop

A wedding dress store has been opened by a reality TV star. Lydia Bright, from ITV's The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE), dropped into Amour Encore, in Stoneygate, Leicester, to officially launch the...

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CCTV shows two street attack suspects

Police investigating an assault which left a man with head injuries today released CCTV of two men they want to question. The 27-year-old victim was attacked in St Nicholas Place, Leicester city...

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Police confirm M1 accident victim died at the scene

Police have confirmed that a man died following a collision on the M1 in Leicestershire yesterday afternoon. The man was driving a blue Renault Clio, which stopped on the hard shoulder of the...

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TV presenter Paul O'Grady visits Leicestershire pet business

TV personality Paul O'Grady was in town yesterday to learn about animal health and nutrition during a visit to Mars Petcare. The presenter visited the firm's base in Waltham on the Wolds, near Melton,...

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TV illusionist Derren Brown visits Loughborough school

Television and stage illusionist Derren Brown visited a Loughborough school today in memory of a former pupil who passed away last year. The star met students at De Lisle College to commemorate Joe...

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Police appeal for witnesses to car damage incident in Berners Street, Spinney...

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in the Spinney Hill area of the city when a man's car was damaged. It happened at about 2.15pm on Thursday, May 9 in Berners Street. The 22-year-old...

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"Elderly" man injured in collision with car in Marlborough Square, Coalville

Police officers and paramedics were called to Marlborough Square in Coalville this afternoon after an elderly man was involved in a collision with a car. Police responded to the incident at 4.25pm and...

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Leicester's indoor market set to be demolished

One of Leicester's "least loved buildings" will face the bulldozers after its demolition was approved this evening. The city's huge 1970s market hall is to be flattened to make way for a new public...

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Fire crews attend flat fire in Upper Temple Walk, Beaumont Leys, Leicester

Fire crews were called to Upper Temple Walk, Beaumont Leys, Leicester, tonight after smoke was seen coming from a flat. Two crews from Leicester's western fire station forced entry into the property at...

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Dambusters honoured at Leicester ceremony

Royal Air Force veterans have paid tribute to the men who gave their lives in the Dambusters raid. It was 70 years ago today that 19 Lancaster crews from 617 squadron set out to destroy dams in...

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Police target youths in villages

Young people who have been causing trouble in two neighbouring villages will be ordered to leave the streets under new powers adopted by police. The measure, known as a dispersal order, has been...

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Staff evacuated from factory after fire

Staff at a Leicester engineering factory had to be evacuated from the building when fire broke out in the workshop early today. The alarm was raised at 12.20am at the Trelleborg Industrial AVS unit in...

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University's £2.5m plans on display

Officials displayed plans to renovate the road splitting De Montfort University's campus yesterday and revealed the scheme would cost about £2.5 million. The university intends to landscape Leicester's...

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Burglars chatted and smoked during four-hour jewellery shop break-in

A gang of burglars spent four hours dismantling a wall 'brick-by-brick' to break into a jewellery shop. The men were captured on CCTV casually chatting and smoking as they broke into Grace and Co in...

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