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Teenagers accused of terror plot

Three teenagers have denied plotting terrorist attacks with pipe bombs and homemade explosives. The youths, believed to be right-wing extremists, had partially-assembled weapons including pipe and...

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Leicestershire man in a coma in hospital after Cyprus holiday accident

A man is fighting for his life in a Cyprus hospital after he suffered injuries on his way back to his hotel. Danny Brewster, 22, of Whitwick, is understood to be in an induced coma in Nicosia General...

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Race for Life: We're going to walk, wiggle and giggle round the course

More than 5,000 women of all ages, many dressed in fancy dress, will be descending on the city's Victoria Park for tomorrow's Race for Life event. Almost all those taking part have a very personal...

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Teens deny terror attack plot

Three teenagers have today denied plotting terrorist attacks with pipe bombs and homemade explosives. The Loughborough youths, believed to be right-wing extremists, had partially assembled a string of...

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Office district plan on track?

Plans to create a major office district near Leicester railway station could be back on track after regeneration bosses secured a multi-million-pound cash boost. The agency charged with growing the...

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Five great British & Irish Lions tries

George North scored one of the most memorable tries in British & Irish Lions history last Saturday with a 60-metre solo effort during a 23-21 first Test victory over Australia, at Suncorp Stadium....

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Local football: Joe's not letting Bad Manners get in the way of his...

Professional footballer or pop star? It's the ultimate choice for almost every teenage boy. For 17-year-old Joe Elliott, it is one he has had to make – and he has chosen football. Now the Aylestone...

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Barbershop chorus fly flag

Vocal virtuosos are flying halfway round the world to prove themselves as the best of barbershop. The 47-strong Grand Central Chorus will represent the United Kingdom at the Barbershop Harmony...

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Horse kick could have killed me

A horse trainer has told how he was nearly killed when he was kicked by one of his animals. Derek Shaw, who runs a training yard in Sproxton, near Melton, was rushed to hospital with massive internal...

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Back home after nightmare

A couple faced every parents' nightmare when their 13-month-old child stopped breathing. They swung into action at their Saffron Lane home when their baby started turning blue last Sunday afternoon....

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Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: Lydia Raisin (28), of Halstead Road, Mountsorrel, pleaded guilty to two charges of failing to notify the authorities of a change in...

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Firm regrets disabled man's treatment

A company says it regrets how a disabled man with a degenerative bone condition was treated when his wheelchair was branded a health and safety hazard. Charles Foreman, of Market Harborough – visited...

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Lions rugby: Ireland winger Tommy Bowe in a remarkable recovery

Miracle man Tommy Bowe will complete a remarkable recovery from injury when he lines up for the British & Irish Lions in today's second Test against Australia. The Ireland winger's tour appeared to...

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Leicester's scientists set their sights on Mars

Instruments ranging from a rock-splitter to an alien life-detector could be sent on a mission to Mars. Nasa's top Martian scientists visited the University of Leicester this week to discuss how its...

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VIDEO: Keith Vaz does Gangnam

Keith Vaz has made his own slightly surreal contribution to Leicester's 2017 City of Culture bid - by dancing Gangnam style with school kids. The MP strutted his stuff today with around 50 excited...

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Can Sir Dave play a key role at Leicester City? Rob Tanner's Q&A

Leicester City's football writer Rob Tanner tackles your questions. Q There are two new faces set to arrive at the King Power Stadium – Terry Robinson as a 'director of football' and Sir Dave Richards....

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Actor raped girl,14, and abused three other youngsters

An actor raped a 14-year-old girl and abused three other girls after "skillfully manipulating" vulnerable youngsters he met through his theatre work. Matthew John Wilson, who was jailed for nine years...

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VIDEO: Barbershop chorus fly flag

Vocal virtuosos are flying halfway round the world to prove themselves as the best of barbershop. The 47-strong Grand Central Chorus will represent the United Kingdom at the Barbershop Harmony...

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Leicester Uni scientists set their sights on Mars

Instruments ranging from a rock-splitter to an alien life-detector could be sent on a mission to Mars. Nasa's top Martian scientists visited the University of Leicester this week to discuss how its...

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Australia 16 British and Irish Lions 15

The British and Irish Lions face a Test series decider in Sydney next Saturday after Australia clinched a nerve-shredding victory at Etihad Stadium. Leigh Halfpenny's five penalties looked to have...

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