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

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Woman is seriously sexually assaulted

Two men pulled a woman off the street and sexually assaulted her. The woman, who is in her 50s, was targeted in Ravenstone Road, Coalville. The men approached her and dragged her from the pavement to...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Bicycles stolen from station

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for information after two bikes were stolen from Loughborough railway station. Investigators have released images of two men they would like...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Police praised for dealing fairly with mentally ill

An official inspection report has praised Leicestershire Police for the way it uses its powers under the Mental Health Act. The Act gives police the power to detain people in police cells for an...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Dion Dublin predicts big things from Leicester City next season

Leicester City will be contenders for promotion again next season, believes former striker Dion Dublin. Dublin, who was born in Leicester and played for the club between 2004 and 2006, said Nigel...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Five Leicester Tigers in British Lions Test squad

Five Leicester Tigers players have been handed the honour of representing the British & Irish Lions in the first Test against Australia on Saturday. Only Manu Tuilagi misses out on the 23-man squad...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Panorama: Care home hits back

A care home has issued a statement following a BBC Panorama programme, entitled Elderly Care: Condition Critical. The programme included concerns about the care of Kathleen Reid, who went to The...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Mum plans to take the MoD to court

The mother of a serviceman killed in Afghanistan will try to take the Ministry of Defence to court in her campaign for better equipment for the armed forces. Teresa Woods said she would contact lawyers...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Police search for train thug

A man punched a fellow train passenger who tried to stop him abusing a man and a woman. The thug accused a passenger who was sitting behind him on a London to Market Harborough service of pushing his...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Leicester City to play big-spending Monaco

Leicester City will host big-spending AS Monaco in a pre-season friendly. The French Ligue 2 champions, who recently signed striker Radamel Falcao for a reported 60m euros (£51million), will take on...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

That was summer! Rain to return...

Sun-lovers soaked up the rays in temperatures of up to 26C yesterday, but there was misery for hay fever sufferers as pollen levels soared. However, the sneezes and streaming eyes may not last long –...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Sex attack on woman in alleyway

Police are hunting a man who pulled a woman into an alleyway and sexually assaulted her. The 23-year-old victim was attacked in Ashby Road, near to Roseberry Way, Loughborough. A man approached her and...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

'Incident' closes Highcross car park

Roads were closed around Leicester city centre after an incident in a car park. The Highcross car park was shut on Tuesday evening and police closed off roads in the area after an incident involving a...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

County braced for a weekend of wild weather

The county could see a repeat of last year's tornado and hail storm this weekend. The Leicester Mercury's weatherman Dave Mutton said the weekend of wet weather could throw up some serious storms,...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Cannabis worth £7,000 is seized

Police seized cannabis with an estimated street value of £7,000 from a house in Wigston yesterday. The plants and cultivation equipment were discovered in the rented property in Waterloo Crescent...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Leicester City's first home game moved for Sky

Leicester City have already had their first home game moved for television - only 24 hours after the fixtures were announced. Their first home game of the season has been moved to a Sunday for Sky...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Teenage girl missing for more than a week

Police today released a photograph of a teenage girl who has been missing from home for more than a week. Paige Hurst, 15, was reported missing from the Cossington Road area of Sileby at 2pm on...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Man in wheelchair labelled 'fire hazard'

A man has claimed he was turned away and labelled a fire hazard after attending a disability benefit assessment in a wheelchair. Charles Foreman said he was asked to leave the building as he presented...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Car transporter crash closes road

A crash involving a car transporter has closed the A47 Hinckley Road in both directions in Leicester Forest East. The collision occurred near the Kirby Lane junction shortly after 4.20pm. Traffic is...

View Article

Crash closes northbound A46

The northbound A46 near Upper Broughton is blocked between A6006 and A606 Melton Road junctions. Traffic is at a standstill northbound because of an accident.

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Cockerill disciplinary hearing date is set

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill will appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel on Monday, July 1, it was announced today. The hearing will take place at the Coventry...

View Article
Browsing all 9894 articles
Browse latest View live




Latest Images