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Martyn Waghorn says pressure is on City to get another big win

Leicester City will be under pressure to repeat their impressive six-goal destruction of Ipswich Town, said striker Martyn Waghorn. The 22-year-old striker, who scored his first goal of the season as...

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Flooding brings chaos to Leicestershire

Rain brought chaos yesterday as homes, roads and a railway station car park were flooded. Residents of Market Harborough and Loughborough suffered the worst as more than an inch of rain fell during the...

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Lutterworth Road closed today after lorry and a motorcycle crash

A main road into Leicester city centre was closed in both directions for several hours today after a collision between a lorry and a motorcycle. The crash happened shortly after 11am in Lutterworth...

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Leicester Tigers star Stankovich is banned

Leicester Tigers have received a blow with the news that prop Boris Stankovich has been banned from playing for three weeks. The decision came at a Rugby Union disciplinary hearing in Coventry last...

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Masked men in raid on Budgens Garage in Mountsorrel

Two masked men threatened a member of staff during a raid at a petrol station in Mountsorrel. The thieves entered the Budgens Garage in Granite Way, threatened the worker and then took alcohol,...

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Burglary at a house in Belgrave, Leicester

Police have appealed for help tracing burglars who stole jewellery and electrical goods from a house.Intruders forced their way into the house in Carnation Street, Belgrave, Leicester between 10.30pm...

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Three men jailed for life over murder of Leicester takeaway boss Dogan Dogan

Three men have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Leicester takeaway boss Dogan Dogan. Sarwar Gader (35) of Gleneagles Avenue, Rushey Mead, Wali Khan (32) and Naveed Naveed (28) both St...

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Bus passengers hurt after crash in Northfields, Leicester

A bus carrying seven passengers was in collision with a van in the Northfields area of Leicester today. One man, thought to be a passenger on the single-decker Arriva bus, was taken to hospital for...

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Man robbed after leaving nightclub in Leicester city centre

A man was attacked and robbed as he made his way home from a night out.The 20-year-old was attacked at 2.30am on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 shortly after he had left a nightclub in Sandacre Street,...

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Sweet firm Hancocks sold in multi-million pound deal

A company which supplies sweets to thousands of UK shops has been sold by its founding family in a multi-million pound deal.Hancocks Group, of Loughborough, has been bought by its management and a...

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Motorists in Leicestershire rescued as flooding continues

Nine drivers have been rescued by firefighters in Leicestershire in seven separate incidents after their vehicles became stranded in flood waters. Today a man was rescued by firefighters using an...

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Car damaged after tree falls down on the A6 at Kibworth

At least one car was damaged when a tree came down across a main road in the middle of the evening rush hour today.The incident happened on the A6 in Kibworth shortly after 5pm.A car was badly damaged....

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Make sure you're not a robbery victim

Police have launched a campaign to educate young people on how to avoid being robbed. Young people are the victims in about 50 per cent of robberies committed in Leicester, officers said yesterday....

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Boy hit by car is out of hospital

A boy who suffered head injuries after being hit by a car has been discharged from hospital. Josh Robinson, 15, was involved in an accident on the way to school in Syston last Friday. The teenager,...

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Tesco security guards stole £20,000 of stock

Two security guards have been jailed for a scam involving the sale of thousands of pounds worth of goods stolen from the Tesco store where they worked. John Costello (35), described at Leicester Crown...

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Bus passenger injured in crash in Northfields

A man was taken to hospital after a bus carrying six passengers was involved in a collision with a van. The accident happened at the junction of Hastings Road and Tailby Avenue, in Northfields,...

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Worker at Mountsorrel petrol station was threatened by masked gang

Two masked robbers threatened a member of staff at a petrol station before escaping with cash, alcohol and cigarettes. The shop, on the site of the Budgens supermarket in Granite Way, Mountsorrel, was...

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Ban has taken living away from me, says snooker star

Leicester snooker star Joe Jogia is giving lessons to make a living after being banned from the sport. The former world number 47 is acting as a tutor to private customers after receiving a two-year...

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Police probe after player 'racially abused' during Barwell AFC and AFC Totton...

Police have launched an investigation after a player was allegedly racially abused during a non-league football game. Hampshire officers are making inquiries into allegedly abusive comments made by a...

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Leicester trio who murdered takeaway owner Dogan Dogan must serve at least 28...

Three men who robbed and murdered "a well-liked and hard-working" businessman were yesterday jailed for life. Wali Khan, Naveed Naveed and Sarwar Gader were told they would spend a minimum of 28 years...

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