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Leicester City is a proud scalp for Crystal Palace, says Lennie Lawrence

Crystal Palace caretaker-manager Lennie Lawrence said his side just about deserved their victory at the King Power Stadium. Lawrence, who is expected to leave the club this week to link up with former...

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Leicester City match verdict: Chalk it up as just one of those days

Leicester City produced a performance which was a pale imitation of the side that has been so impressive in their climb to the top of the Championship. Their success so far this season has been built...

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Wes Morgan refuses to dwell on Leicester City's first home defeat

Captain Wes Morgan said Leicester City must not dwell on their first home defeat of the season after they went down 2-1 to Crystal Palace at the King Power Stadium. Although Morgan admitted City looked...

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Leicestershire artist wins £37,500 compensation after op left her unable to...

An artist has won £37,500 compensation after an operation went wrong, leaving her hardly able to use her left arm. Margaret Gold, of Cosby, suffered the damage when a surgeon severed nerves in her...

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Leicester student flats are perfect location for Bollywood stars and stuntmen

Students could hardly believe their eyes when they woke to find stars of the Indian screen filming an action scene outside their rooms. Bleary-eyed residents of Code, in Upperton Road, Leicester, were...

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Richard III dig: Bones found in Leicester car park may be friary founder

Archaeologists are looking into the possibility that the second set of human remains found at the Richard III dig site are those of the friary's founder. A female skeleton was unearthed at the...

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150 saddle up as Quorn marks start of the hunting season

Horses, hounds and riders saddled up as one of the world's oldest hunts opened its new season. More than 150 mounted hunt followers gathered at the Quorn Hunt's kennels, in Kirby Bellars, near Melton....

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Richard Cockerill missing men for Leicester Tigers' big derby clash

Leicester Tigers are likely to go into Saturday's huge local derby with Northampton Saints missing six frontline back-row forwards. That will put a massive strain on director of rugby Richard...

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Justice minister backs call for Richard III remains to be buried in Leicester...

It seems increasingly likely that if the remains prove to be those of Richard III they will be buried at Leicester Cathedral. Justice minister Helen Grant appeared to confirm the Government plan was...

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Leicester city centre hit by spate of cycle thefts

Cycle thieves have struck 77 times in the centre of Leicester in the past month. The spate of bike thefts has taken place in Castle ward, which includes the city centre, parts of the two university...

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No excuses, we just weren't good enough admits Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson

Nigel Pearson offered no excuses for his Leicester City side's first home defeat of the season at the hands of Crystal Palace. The City boss said his side could have been awarded two penalties as they...

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Leicester primary school told it is 'inadequate'

A primary school has been told it is "inadequate" and needs to improve teaching, pupils' achievements and exam results. Heatherbrook Primary's latest Ofsted report means the school will now be under...

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Couple conned way into pensioner's home in Uppingham Road, Leicester, to...

Police have appealed for help tracing two burglars who conned their way into a 79-year-old man's home in order to steal his money. The couple called at the man's home in Uppingham Road, Spinney Hills,...

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Leicester police officer Rik Basra's recovery given big boost

A police officer has received a boost in his fight against leukaemia – just as he prepares to spearhead a campaign to recruit thousands of stem cell donors. Inspector Rik Basra has been taken off all...

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Leicester man in court over London nightclub death where Jessie J performed

A Leicester man has gone on trial charged with the murder of a guest at a nightclub where singer Jessie J had been performing. Ashley Charles (26) is accused of slashing telephone executive Phillip...

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Two brothers jailed for 'ferocious' assault on foreman in Gilroes cemetery,...

Two brothers who carried out a "ferocious" attack on a contract worker at a cemetery have each been jailed for 14 months. Their 40-year-old victim was repeatedly punched and kicked in retaliation for...

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Indian starlet on trial at Leicester City

An India Under-19 international is on trial at Leicester City. Brandon Fernandes will join up with City's development squad for a two-week trial at the King Power Stadium, following a trial at Premier...

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Leicestershire MP in call for inquiry into Jimmy Savile's hospitals access

Stephen Dorrell has written to the Health Secretary to ask him to investigate how Jimmy Savile was able to get privileged access to hospitals. The Charnwood MP, who is chairman of the House of Commons'...

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Trick or treaters urged to heed poster Halloween message from Leicestershire...

Trick or treaters have been urged to only visit homes where people are displaying a poster which says they are welcome. Leicestershire Police and councils across the city and county yesterday launched...

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Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill to make feelings clear to head of...

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill will voice his concerns to the Rugby Union's head of elite referee development, Ed Morrison, in the wake of Saturday's defeat against Gloucester....

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