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Schoolboy in hospital after road accident in Melton Road, Syston

A schoolboy was last night in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car. The teenager, who is believed to be a pupil at Wreake Valley College, was involved in the incident at about 8.45am...

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Horrific last moments of ex-Leicestershire police chief Toby Day who attacked...

A sacked former police inspector strangled and stabbed his wife and six-year-old daughter before plunging a knife six times into his chest. Toby Day, 37, punched his wife Samantha, 38, in the face...

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Leicester City's Knockaert 'is destined to play in the Premier League'

Leicester City's French star Anthony Knockaert is destined for life in the Premier League, says Sean St Ledger. Knockaert has set the Championship alight with his flair and outrageous tricks since...

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Leicestershire schoolboy's letter to soldiers in Afghanistan wins hearts of...

A touching message to soldiers in Afghanistan has melted the hearts of more than 1,400 Facebook users. Aiden Boswell, nine, wrote the letter as part of a school project at All Saints Primary School, in...

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Nigel Pearson: Leicester City's Liam Moore 'deserves England reward'

Liam Moore's England under-21 debut was a fitting reward for his superb performances for Leicester City, manager Nigel Pearson has said. Moore was handed his first cap by England under-21 boss Stuart...

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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson celebrates one year in charge at club

Nigel Pearson celebrated one year in charge of Leicester City this week and admitted it had been a year of massive change at the club. Pearson's return to City after the departure of Sven-Goran...

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Richard Cockerill rings the changes for Leicester Tigers' LV= Cup clash

Leicester Tigers duo Rob Hawkins and Brett Deacon both return from injury to take their place in the starting line-up for tomorrow's LV= Cup tie against London Irish at Welford Road (3.0). Tigers...

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Ex-RAF chief Sir Clive Loader wins Leicestershire and Rutland PCC election -...

Former senior RAF chief Sir Clive Loader last night won the race to become Leicestershire and Rutland's first elected police and crime commissioner. However, just 16 per cent, or 127,082, of those...

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Leicester City striker David Nugent is gunning for Ipswich – again!

Leicester City striker David Nugent is desperate to shake off his neck injury so he can continue his incredible scoring run against Ipswich. Nugent has struck nine times in 10 games against today's...

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Clarissa Dickson Wright would return to 'frightening' Leicester city

Clarissa Dickson Wright has refused to apologise for "hurtful" comments about the city's Muslim community – but says she would return to the city. In her new book, the celebrity cook described a visit...

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Police appeal for help to find missing Measham man

Police are appealing for help in finding a 28-year-old man who has been reported missing.Dariusz Pietzonka, who is a Polish national, lives and works in the Measham area but was last seen on Monday,...

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Leicester vs Ipswich: Foxes hit Town for six

Nigel Pearson watched Leicester stroll to a 6-0 victory over Ipswich and halt a four-match league run without a win in style at the end of a week which marked the one-year anniversary of his return as...

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Richard Cockerill leaps to defence of red-carded Leicester Tigers prop Boris...

Leicester Tigers have leapt to the defence of prop Boris Stankovich after he was shown a red card in the 22-15 LV= Cup win over London Irish. The 32-year-old loose-head was dismissed in the 65th-minute...

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Match stats: Leicester Tigers' Richard Cockerill decides to make nine changes

Leicester Tigers make nine changes from the side that defeated the Maori All Blacks on Tuesday in a bid to get their defence of the LV= Cup up and running. Rob Hawkins and captain Brett Deacon return...

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Gutsy Leicester Tigers stay in Cup contention with win over London Irish

A virtual Leicester Tigers second team beat a full-strength London Irish side to stay very much alive in this season's LV= Cup. With 12 players away on international duty and numerous others being...

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Match stats: Leicester City taunt Town with their six appeal

Leicester City bounced back to winning ways with a vengeance against Ipswich on Saturday. After two draws and two defeats in their last four games, Nigel Pearson's men were in rampaging form as the...

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Ipswich slammed as being 'awful' by Mick McCarthy after 6-0 thrashing by...

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy described his side's humiliation at the hands of Leicester City as "awful and abject". McCarthy said some of his side's defending was embarrassing as City thumped the...

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Car salesman from Markfield stole from employers Robins and Day, of Coventry

A salesman at a car dealership fiddled the books to cover up stealing money paid in to him by customers. By the time auditors reviewed the accounts at the Peugeot dealers it appeared there was about...

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Martyn Waghorn's tribute to fans and Leicester City team-mates

Leicester City striker Martyn Waghorn thanked the fans and his team-mates for the rapturous ovation he received after scoring his first goal of the season in Saturday's 6-0 demolition of Ipswich. The...

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Protest against Israeli dancers held outside Curve Leicester

Five people were moved on by police when 100 protesters demonstrated outside Curve theatre against a dance company's show. A group called Don't Dance with Israeli Apartheid organised the gathering...

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