Quantcast
Channel: Leicester Mercury Latest Stories Feed
Browsing all 9894 articles
Browse latest View live

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Prince charms crowds on his visit to Leicestershire

The warm weather brought the crowds out to greet Prince Edward yesterday as he arrived at De Montfort University to officially open its leisure centre. Young and old gathered to cheer his arrival in...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Woman cleared of gruesome murder

A woman has been found not guilty of murdering her partner and dismembering the body. Tara Swift (41), of West Street, Leicester, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court accused of killing Kevin Kennedy...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Anger as disabled passengers 'left waiting on plane'

A disabled man has claimed he was treated "like a second class citizen" after being left on a plane waiting for help for 40 minutes. Norman Green, of Hinckley, said he, his wife and other disabled...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Hunt for flasher in stockings

Police have released an image of a man they wish to trace in connection with 11 incidents of indecent exposure by a flasher who dresses in high heels, stockings and suspenders. Since January, a man,...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Dog saves residents from blaze

Tiny Yorkshire terrier Skip has been praised after his frantic barking woke his owners as flames licked against their front door in a suspected arson attack. It meant they were able to alert other...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Search for neighbours who go above and beyond call of duty

An occasional chat over the garden fence and a wave hello from time to time is what we all hope to enjoy with our neighbours. But many people go above and beyond the call of duty, helping the people...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Crash driver's 'leg spasm' claim

A husband accused of murdering his wife in a deliberate car crash, claims his leg went into a "spasm" causing him to smash into a tree, a jury heard. Sally Marie Lawrence, 47, was allegedly going...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Gunman at playground: Arrest over shocking picture

Armed police arrested a man after this shocking image was taken at a children's playground in Leicester. Several parents were told by youngsters that a man with a gun had been in the Morton playground,...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Armed siege: 'We heard shots'

Neighbours caught up in a 10-hour armed siege on a housing estate have spoken about how the drama unfolded. One man, stuck behind the police cordon for five hours as he tried to get home, was walked...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

David Parsons may have to pay back car cash

Former county council leader David Parsons is to be billed for 29 occasions when he misused a taxpayer-funded chauffeur-driven car. A new report, by investigators at County Hall, says 94 journeys made...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Which players will be leaving Leicester City?

The Mercury's Leicester City correspondent Rob Tanner answers the fans' questions on what is going on at the king power this summer. The dust has now settled on last season's heartbreaking end to the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Work to extend New Walk Leicester to start

Work to extend New Walk further into the city centre begins its first phase on Monday. Leicester City Council is spending £700,000 rebuilding Southgates, which runs parallel to Vaughan Way, between the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Elderly dementia sufferer found safe and well after going missing in Skegness

A missing dementia sufferer who was the focus of a comprehensive search by police and Coastguard has been found. Lincolnshire Police said that Maureen Miller is "safe and well" after she went missing...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Hull tell Leicester City: We're not paying £4m for Kasper Schmeichel

Hull have told Leicester City they will not meet their asking price for goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. City have rejected two bids for their highly-rated keeper of £1.25million and £1.75m, and are...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Police increase patrols after gunman visits children's playground

Police have stepped up patrols in Northfields following the arrest of a man who took a gun to a children's playground. The man visited Morton park, off Hastings Road, and produced an imitation firearm...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Crime-busters up for awards

Three crime-cutting projects have been shortlisted for national awards. The schemes have been highlighted by national campaign group the Howard League for Penal Reform for their impact on youth crime,...

View Article

Grant aid is food and drink for companies

Businesses are being urged to bid for a share of £100,000 to boost the rural economy and jobs. Leicestershire County Council wants to support small companies working in the food and drink and creative...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Anger over'gagging' in lorry depot hearing

Residents are angry they cannot voice their opposition to a plan to base five lorries in the heart of their village. An inquiry is being held today into an application by Woods and Co to have a depot...

View Article

Yates venue named simply best bar none in city centre

Staff at Yates's are celebrating after picking up two prizes at the Best Bar None awards. The bar, in Belvoir Street, Leicester, was chosen as the most family friendly in the city centre in a contest...

View Article

Foxtrot for medical research

Men, women and children are pulling on their walking boots to help raise cash for medical research. About 300 people are expected to join the Foxtrot charity walk on Sunday It will be held in the...

View Article
Browsing all 9894 articles
Browse latest View live




Latest Images