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Festival-goers enjoy An Indian Summer in Leicester

A festival celebrating Indian culture has brought colour, music, dance and delicious food to Leicester's Cultural Quarter today. Hundreds of people have flocked to the third annual festival of its...

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Fun in the sun at Braunstone Community Carnival

Thousands of people took advantage of the warm weather to flock to Braunstone Community Carnival in the city today. For the second year, the event was held in the grounds of Fullhurst Community...

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Foxes crash to second defeat

Leicestershire Foxes slipped to a second FLT20 defeat in the space of two days as they went down by 24 runs to the Derbyshire Falcons at Grace Road Having lost to Nottinghamshire on Friday night the...

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Speedway: Lions go down to defeat in Edinburgh

Leicester Lions slumped to defeat at Edinburgh after being forced into a series of last-minute changes. Both Magnus Karlsson and Alex Edberg were ruled out through injury for Friday night's meeting. So...

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Targeted by a sex attacker

A woman is recovering after a man attacked and tried to sexually assault her. The woman, in her twenties, was targeted as she walked along a footpath near Hastings Road, off Humberstone Road, near...

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Foxes let golden chance of T20 win slip away

Make no mistake about it – Leicestershire Foxes let a golden chance to get their Friends Life T20 campaign off and running slip through their hands on Saturday. A 24-run defeat by the Derbyshire...

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Medics fled from the home of crazed man

A crazed man behaved "like a lunatic", causing paramedics to flee from his home so quickly they left medical equipment behind. The paramedics, trying to treat Alan Dear after he had gone on a four-day...

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Tenants mark a new chapter

New tenants have come forward to take over the former Waterstone's bookshop in Leicester's Market Street. The three-floor store closed its doors on June 1, and at the time retail experts warned it...

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Let's concentrate on the facts in Cockers hearing

The RFU is in danger of opening up a huge can of worms if it finds Richard Cockerill guilty at tonight's disciplinary hearing. The Leicester Tigers director of rugby faces a charge of "obscene and/or...

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Battle is on for Lions No.9 shirt

British & Irish Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips is determined to replace Leicester Tigers star Ben Youngs for the deciding Test in Australia. The Welshman admits he was devastated to be omitted from...

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We have to make amends – Tigers star Parling

Leicester Tigers star Geoff Parling has no doubt the British & Irish Lions will pick themselves up for next Saturday's Test series decider against Australia. The Lions headed to Queensland's...

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It's the biggest game of our lives – Lions coach

Andy Farrell has billed next Saturday's Test series decider between the British & Irish Lions and Australia as "the biggest game of our lives". The Lions have migrated north to Noosa for a few...

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Brave girl, 3, speaks her first words

A three-year-old girl unable to walk or talk since she was born has begun saying her first words. Stevie and David Taylor's daughter Fields has said "mum" and "Bill" – the name of the family dog. Both...

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Richard III site to be dug up again

The University of Leicester started the second Greyfriars dig today as archaeologists go in search of a 600-year-old medieval knight. The team which uncovered the remains of Richard III is back at the...

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Anger after 'bus groper' not charged

A teenager says she is appalled that a man she claims sexually assaulted her has been let off without being charged. The 18-year-old told how she was groped as she got on to a bus near Humberstone...

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Race for Life: Leicester park turned pink

The green of a city park was awash with a sea of pink as thousands of women took part in Cancer Research's Race for Life yesterday. Held for the first time at Victoria Park, wave after wave of...

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Leicester City to launch new home strip

Leicester City fans will get their first sight of next season's new home kit on Saturday. The strip's design, which is a closely-guarded secret, will be officially unveiled at the City Fanstore. Those...

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VIDEO and PICTURES: Leicester's Race for Life 2013

Thousands of women of all ages, many dressed in fancy dress, descended on the city's Victoria Park for today's Race for Life event. Almost all those taking part have a very personal reason for entering...

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VIDEO: Kasabian make history

Kasabian made history last night as they became the first band to headline the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park venue. The band did Leicester proud as they pulled out all the hits for the tens of...

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Live traffic and travel updates

10.10am: Broken down car causing congestion in St Margaret's Way, Leicester, has just been pushed onto the pavement. All lanes now clear.9.51am: Delays expected of up to 20 minutes on departure of East...

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