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Leicester City tell Hull: Kasper Schmeichel is going nowhere

Leicester City have won their battle to hold on to goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel after telling Hull: 'He is going nowhere'. The Tigers have had a third bid rejected for the keeper and have turned their...

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Missing Lorna Vickerage: 'Sightings in Leicestershire'

Police have received reports to suggest that missing 14-year-old Lorna Vickerage and 35-year-old John Bush may be in the Leicestershire area. Sightings of Lorna and John, in Sproxton, were reported...

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VIDEO: Compare the meerkat babies!

Four tiny new meerkat arrivals are proving a hit at Twycross Zoo. The zoo has released these cute snaps of the quadruplet pups, which were born to mum Tallulah on May 11. Julian Chapman, the zoo's...

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Teachers' strike at troubled school called off for inquiry

Further strike action at a school has been called off while an independent investigation is carried out into concerns raised by staff about how the school is run. Teachers from the National Union of...

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Bus changes planned for subsidised city services

Subsidised bus services in Leicester are to be revamped as the council aims to cut funding by £200,000. The 10/11 inner ring service and the service 36 will be stopped while 10 other routes will either...

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Richard III: Leicester visitor centre designs unveiled

Detailed plans and artist's impressions of the proposed Richard III visitor centre have been unveiled. Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby also revealed the logo and motto, "Dynasty, Death and Discovery" which...

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Castro signs for Toulon

Toulon have confirmed the signing of Leicester Tigers prop Martin Castrogiovanni. Rumours of the Italy international's move to the French giants had been strong throughout last season although the deal...

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In the courts

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: Ricky Middleton (23), of Homefield Road, Sileby, admitted using a motor vehicle in Beaumont Road, Loughborough, on December 4 last year,...

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Roadworks in Leicester

New work starting week commencing Sunday, June 16:• Peacock Lane: Royal Tigers parade. Road closures for short time only along parade route (Peacock Lane, St Martin's, Hotel Street, Horsefair Street...

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Villagers angry about plans to build homes near Bushby

Residents are to fight plans to build up to 275 homes on farmland near their homes. Villagers are to object to plans by Bloor Homes and a local farmer to build on a 17-hectacre site off the A47...

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County draw as rain sets in

Leicestershire's match with Northamptonshire finished in a draw as heavy showers hit the County Ground on the final afternoon. Having resumed on 142-3 in their first innings Leicestershire were 238-6...

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Man in critical condition after attack in Highfields

A man is critically ill in hospital following an attack in Highfields, Leicester. Police were called to Farnham Street at about 8.55pm yesterday following reports that a man had been assaulted in the...

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Missing teenage girl found in London

A 14-year-old girl who was spotted in Leicestershire yesterday has been found safe and well in London. The disappearance of Doncaster teenager Lorna Vickerage, who went missing along with 35-year-old...

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VIDEO: Man jailed for three years for child indecency offences

A computer expert who set up websites advising paedophiles about accessing child pornography has been jailed for three years. Martin Jarvis (65) also downloaded more than 300,000 indecent pictures of...

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Hospital fall man's family question safety

The family of a Leicester man who plummeted to his death through a fourth-floor hospital window have raised concerns over safety at the hospital. Joseph Tauya, of Braunstone, smashed a window on the...

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Richard's story in TV spotlight

A new historical TV drama is set to thrust Richard III back into the national spotlight. The White Queen charts the years leading up to the Battle of Bosworth, where Richard was killed in action,...

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VIDEO: Refurbished bells ready to ring out over village again

Church bells can ring out over a village once more, thanks to a year-long, £30,000 project. The peal of eight bells at All Saints, Gilmorton, has been refurbished and re-hung and is ready to ring. The...

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Inside Cricket: Don't be surprised if the Foxes are a big hit in T20

It is only a fortnight until the first ball is bowled in this season's Friends Life T20 competition, and there appears to be sound evidence for Leicestershire Foxes fans to look forward to the 20-over...

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Man critical after attack in Highfields

A man is critically ill in hospital following an attack in Highfields, Leicester. Police were called to Farnham Street at about 8.55pm yesterday following reports that a man had been assaulted in the...

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Leicestershire village is the exact centre of England

A monument has been unveiled next to a field in Leicestershire designated as the spot which marks the exact centre of England. For years, a monument in the village of Meriden, near Coventry, has marked...

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