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Match stats: It's all change for a new-look Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill has changed all but one of his starting XV that lost the opening game of this season's LV= Cup campaign. Niall Morris, who moves from full-back to...

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Nigel Pearson's penalty comments are reviewed by FA

The FA have been looking into Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson's post-match comments after Saturday's controversial draw with Nottingham Forest. Pearson was critical of the decision by referee...

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Miracle recovery of Loughborough man medics pronounced dead

A man cheated death after being hit by a 15-tonne lorry, leaving him with injuries so horrific doctors twice pronounced him dead at the scene of the crash. A team of 34 doctors and nurses was called in...

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Leicester Tigers secure historic 32-24 victory over Maori All Blacks

Leicester Tigers took the scalp of the Maori All Blacks 32-24 on another historic night of international rugby at Welford Road. An electrifying first half saw Leicester go into the break with a 26-17...

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Man arrested after woman found dead in house in Braunstone, Leicester

Police have launched an investigation after a woman was found dead inside a house in Leicester. The woman's body was discovered in the property in Hand Avenue, Braunstone, at 2.20pm yesterday. A...

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This is why Welford Road is a World Cup venue - Tigers win thrilling...

Leicester Tigers put on a wonderful spectacle at Welford Road as the visiting Maori All Blacks were beaten 32-24 on a thrilling night. The world-famous haka started a memorable evening at a ground...

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Leicestershire's dole queue shrinks

The number of people in Leicester and Leicestershire claiming Jobseekers' Allowance fell by 333 last month.Official figures released today show there were 22,067 claimants in October, down 1.4 per cent...

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Spirit of Diwali burning brightly as Leicestershire celebrates

From youngsters making decorations to shoppers taking part in a vibrant interactive art installation, thousands of people across Leicestershire celebrated Diwali Day yesterday. Restaurants in Melton...

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Police issue artist's impression of man who helped rob a teenager in...

Police have issued an artist's impression of a youth who helped two others to rob a teenager.The 19-year-old victim was targeted by three people in Loughborough.He was told to hand over his mobile...

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Police issue artist's impression of man suspected of sexually assaulting a...

Police have released an artist's impression of a motorist suspected of sexually assaulting a woman after she got into his car because she thought he was a taxi driver.The woman told police she got into...

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Loughborough cabbie caught watching football match on phone while driving

A cab driver paid the penalty after undercover officers caught him watching a football match on his phone while driving.The driver was caught during the operation in which two plain-clothed Charnwood...

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Motorcyclist in hospital after collision with bus in Vaughan Way, Leicester

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital today after his vehicle was in collision with a bus in Leicester city centre. The man was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary after the accident on Vaughan Way, near...

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Online tributes to Britain's Got Talent break-dancing pensioner Fred Bowers, 77

Fans of a break-dancing pensioner who appeared on Britain's Got Talent have been paying tribute to him on Facebook. Scores of people have been posting tributes online to Fred Bowers, who died this week...

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Cycling: Garner living the dream as she takes another big step

Lucy Garner's dream of competing in the ranks of the world's top women professionals is falling into place piece by piece. Cosby's double world junior road-race champion signed for the Dutch...

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Standpoint: A red letter day for Leicester Tigers and their fans

A decent midweek crowd indicated that the Welford Road marketing department had correctly judged the appetite of Leicester Tigers fans for a fixture against touring side Maori All Blacks. With Tigers...

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Leicester teenager admits to 108 crimes in court

A teenager who attacked a 16-year-old in an alleyway and stole his iPhone admitted another 35 robberies when he appeared in court. Dale Nightingale (18) said he "wanted to wipe the slate clean" and...

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Leicester City midfielder Neil Danns joins Bristol City on loan

Leicester City midfielder Neil Danns has joined Bristol City on a one-month loan. The 29-year-old could make his debut for the Robins in Saturday's home match against Blackpool. Danns has been with...

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Blue-eyed boy: Former Leicester-born City striker relives his greatest moment

There cannot be many more thrilling sights for Leicester City fans to see one of their own pull on the blue shirt. Liam Moore, who made his England under-21 debut on Tuesday, is the latest to make the...

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Cabbie used phone to watch Euro 2012 match as he drove undercover council...

A taxi driver tuned in to watch a football match on his mobile phone – while driving stunned undercover council officers. The officials were running a routine licensing operation to ensure cabbies were...

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Tuna-gate! Who stole Leicester MP Liz Kendall's lunch out of Westminster fridge?

We have all been there – that awful moment when you realise your carefully prepared, eagerly awaited packed lunch has been pilfered. Leicester West MP Liz Kendall was furious when her tuna salad was...

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