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Indian floods: Fear for pilgrims

Religious leaders fear families from Leicestershire could be trapped by floods in the Indian city of Haridwar. Hundreds of people have been killed in the pilgrimage destination in northern India,...

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Madeleine McCann: Leads discussed

Government lawyers have met their counterparts in Portugal to discuss new leads in the case of Madeleine McCann. London's chief crown prosecutor, Alison Saunders, and her deputy, Jenny Hopkins, flew to...

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Unpaid council tax court cases rise

There has been a surge in the number of people being taken to court for not paying their council tax, officials say. Leicester City Council has had to issue 7,147 people with summonses to appear before...

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Student set for battle to keep a woman on English banknotes

A student is preparing for a potential court battle with the Bank of England after starting a petition against its decision to replace the only female historical figure on English banknotes with a man....

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Leicester Tigers boys will do us proud in the Lions' first Test

A proud Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill believes his players can make a big impact for the British & Irish Lions in today's opening Test. Tom Youngs and Tom Croft both start against...

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34 drug dealers named and shamed after police operation

A major police operation has swept 34 drug dealers from a community. Police yesterday named and shamed the dealers caught during a major assault on the drugs trade in Highfields, Leicester.• Click HERE...

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Speedway: Lions refusing to write off Rebels as tough test looms

Leicester Lions face one of their toughest meetings of the season tonight. The Premier League leaders take on Somerset Rebels, who were tipped by many speedway pundits to win the title, at the Jordan...

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Swimming: City trio thrive at top-class meeting

Three City of Leicester swimmers gained valuable experience at the prestigious Mare Nostrum long-course event in Barcelona. There were A and B finals for most disciplines and Harriet Cooper, Harriet...

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Basketball: Veteran Lamble commits to Riders

Leicester Riders have continued their team-building for next season by re-signing veteran centre Barry Lamble. The 30-year-old Riders captain is the longest-serving Leicester player, having joined the...

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Man seriously injured in Oadby assault

A man has been found seriously injured in a street in Oadby. Police were called to the scene in Bluebell Close at about 8.45am today. The injured man was taken to hospital by air ambulance. Officers...

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Mobile phone handler jailed for three years

A man who police believe was responsible for the disposal of 200 stolen mobile phones has been jailed for three years. Police believe that Omar Chenaa, of Linkway Gardens, in Leicester's West End, took...

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Police appeal after dog stolen in city centre

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to following the theft of a dog in the city centre. The incident took place at about 4.30pm last Monday, June 17, when the dog's owner tied...

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Australia 21 British and Irish Lions 23

Wales wings George North and Alex Cuthbert scored tries in each half as they inspired the Lions to a pulsating first Test triumph at Suncorp Stadium. North's breathtaking 60-metre solo effort will go...

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Hundreds of people take part in Armed Forces parade

From war veterans to young cadets, hundreds of servicemen and women took part in an armed forces parade through the city centre earlier today. With pipers from the Seaforth Highlanders leading the way,...

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Dog walker stabbed in unprovoked attack in Oadby

A dog walker is seriously ill in hospital following an unprovoked stabbing earlier today. Police were called to Bluebell Close, in Oadby, at about 8.45am by the ambulance service after a man was found...

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Oadby stabbing: More details of man police want to trace released

Police have released further information about a man they are trying to trace after a dog walker was stabbed in an unprovoked attack. Officers were called to Bluebell Close, in Oadby, at about 8.45am...

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Firefighters free sheep trapped in barbed wire

Firefighters were called out to help a sheep which got its head entangled in a barbed wire fence. They were called by the RSPCA to assist after the animal got in to trouble on land at Desford Lane,...

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Mobile speed camera sites this week

Mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire& Rutland week commencing June 24, 2013 Core Sites A6004 Alan Moss Rd, Loughborough A6 Derby Rd, Kegworth A447 Swan'ton Rd / Wash Ln /...

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Speedway: Leicester Lions stunned by Somerset Rebels' fightback

The Leicester Lions surrendered their proud home record to the Somerset Rebels on Saturday. It was the first occasion that the Harry Jordan Haulage-sponsored Lions have lost a Premier League fixture at...

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Leicestershire CCC's Matthew Hoggard rolls back the years

Matthew Hoggard lit up the second day's play at Grace Road with a magnificent opening spell to put Essex on the rack in their first innings. County's own first innings had come to an end inside the...

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