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Leicester City 2 Nottingham Forest 2: Match facts

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson made just two changes for the clash with local rivals Nottinhgam Forest. Zak Whitbread returned from suspension and replaced the injured Michael Keane at the heart...

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Girl found child porn on second-hand computer, Leicester court told

A teenage girl found indecent images of children on a second-hand laptop she had been given for her birthday. Following the discovery, police launched an investigation which led them to the laptop's...

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Leicester De Montfort students' shisha tobacco smuggling plot fails

Three men have been sentenced for their role in a "get rich quick" plot to smuggle nearly 300kg of shisha tobacco through Heathrow airport. Two men from Leicester, who had packed the contraband into...

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Nottingham Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll: We were lucky to get point from...

Nottingham Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll admitted his side had been lucky to leave the King Power Stadium with a point. Simon Cox's controversial equaliser from the penalty spot after a Zak Whitbread was...

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Sun shines on tribute to the fallen as thousands gather in Leicester's...

Proud veterans stood shoulder to shoulder with young cadets under a brilliant blue sky yesterday to pay their respects to fallen soldiers. In the crisp autumn air and with the sun shining, thousands of...

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Leicester City 2 Nottingham Forest 2: Match verdict

Leicester City were left with a huge sense of injustice after being denied victory by an extremely dubious penalty decision by referee Anthony Taylor. City boss Nigel Pearson felt massively aggrieved...

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Leicester student's T-shirts challenging views about Muslims are a global hit

When medical student Umair Khan started making slogan T-shirts to challenge negative views about Muslims, he did not expect more than a few orders in the UK. But his idea proved so popular it is now a...

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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson in a rage at ref's 'laughable' penalty call

Furious Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson wants referees to be held accountable for their decisions. A controversial penalty award denied his side two precious points against Nottingham Forest on...

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Loughborough man in France holiday crash horror gets six-figure pay-out

A man who suffered terrible injuries when he was hit by a car while on holiday in France has received a six-figure pay-out. David Armes, who was a builder until the accident in June 2006, suffered...

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Forest penalty decision knocked stuffing out of our team, says Leicester...

Leicester City midfielder Andy King said the controversial penalty award that gave Nottingham Forest a point had been a body blow. King felt City were comfortable and the more likely to add to their...

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Leicester's ironman Manjit Singh in world record bid - using his eyesockets

Leicester's ironman is preparing for his most painful stunt yet, in the hope of breaking a world record.Manjit Singh will be attaching weights to his eye sockets using metal hooks, and will then lift...

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Work starts on temporary school for Catherine Junior School pupils

Work has begun on a temporary building for pupils from Catherine Junior School in Leicester, which was badly damaged by fire two weeks ago.The classrooms are being installed on the playing fields at...

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Judge stops the music at Club Avenue, in Leicester after copyright breach

A judge has banned a nightclub from playing music after it breached a legal ruling. Mr Justice Warren said the owners could not play any music at Club Avenue, in Dryden Street, Leicester, after...

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£250m hospitals shake-up

A children's hospital and a centre for day surgery patients have been proposed as part of a five-year plan from a health trust. The shake-up would also include a newly-designed accident and emergency...

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Mayor faced with making future cuts

Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has warned "appalling choices" will have to be made when it comes to setting Leicester City Council's future budgets. Sir Peter is in the early stages of determining what cuts...

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How pair earned a place in Lord Mayor's pageant

Two young shoe designers had the honour of being invited to London to join a spectacular pageant. Becka Hunt and Hannah Binns, who both study footwear design at De Montfort University, rode on the...

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Leicestershire council reports one of its own members to police

Police are looking into claims that the councillor wife of former County Hall boss David Parsons failed to declare she had a financial interest in a matter discussed at a meeting she attended....

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Historic night on at Welford Road as Leicester Tigers face All Blacks

Welford Road will be the stage for another historic occasion in Leicester Tigers' long and proud history tonight – the Maori All Blacks are in town. They will be the third national side to take on the...

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Leicestershire's Mike Howitt, 81, is on top of the world after 8,000-mile trip

Intrepid traveller Mike Howitt celebrated the end of his 8,000-mile journey to South Africa with a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain. He was photographed yesterday on the summit of the...

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Thousands of cannabis plants discovered at Langar Industrial Estate, in the...

A cannabis factory containing about 3,000 plants with an estimated street value of up to £2 million has been discovered by police. Officers were called to Langar Industrial Estate, off Harby Road, in...

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