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Leicester City striker David Nugent to miss clash with Derby County at the...

Leicester City will again be without top scorer David Nugent for tomorrow's clash with local rivals Derby County at the King Power Stadium. The 27-year-old striker picked up a neck injury in the 2-2...

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Three of our rhino horns are missing! Items worth tens of thousands stolen...

Three rhinoceros horns worth tens of thousands of pounds have been stolen from a museum's secure storage area. The items, which have been in New Walk Museum's collection for 50 years, may have been...

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Leicester City vs Derby County: Nigel Pearson planning changes

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson may "tweak" his starting line-up for the visit of East Midlands rivals Derby. Pearson watched the same XI that beat Sheffield Wednesday so impressively last weekend...

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John Lewis and Highcross back Leicester mayor's Jubilee Square plans

Two key opponents of the city's controversial Jubilee Square plan are now backing a revised version of the £4 million scheme. As part of the consultation process, representatives of John Lewis and...

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Cable theft causes disruption for Leicester to Birmingham trains

Rail passengers travelling between Leicester and Birmingham are being warned to expect delays of up to 30 minutes after thieves stole 100-yards of track-side cabling.Three trains were cancelled this...

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Drivers warned of delays in Leicester on Saturday as City and Tigers play at...

Motorists visiting Leicester tomorrow are being warned to expect congestion and delays, with both of the city's major sports teams playing home fixtures on the first big shopping Saturday before...

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Delays on M1 in Leicestershire after lorry overturns

Drivers faced major tailbacks on the M1 in Leicestershire this lunchtime. A lorry overturned on the southbound carriageway near to J22 at Markfield, blocking all three lanes and the hard shoulder. The...

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Police appeal after two incidents of indecent exposure in Abbey Park, Leicester

Police have issued a fresh appeal after two incidents of indecent exposure in Abbey Park, Leicester. The man exposed himself on Monday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 6 between 3pm and 4pm. Police...

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Teenager found guilty of killing Leicester shop worker Ponnuthurai Nimalaraja

A teenager has been found guilty of killing Leicester shop worker Ponnuthurai Nimalaraja. The 15-year-old, from Leicester, was found guilty today of manslaughter after a five-day trial at Derby Crown...

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Police search for man who indecently exposed himself to women in Leicester's...

Detectives hunting a man who has indecently exposed himself to women in a park have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace.Two victims have contacted police and reported incidents in...

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Man robbed at cash machine in Queen's Road, Clarendon Park, Leicester

A man was robbed as he withdrew cash from a bank machine. The 28-year-old victim was targeted in Queens Road, Clarendon Park, Leicester at 10.30pm on Tuesday (Nov 27) The men assaulted the man and took...

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Police appeal for help tracing vandals who smashed Braunstone Leisure...

Police have appealed for help tracing vandals who smashed a leisure centre's glass entrance door. The entrance to Leicester's Braunstone Leisure Centre was attacked at around 9.50pm on Tuesday,...

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Police appeal after two women are indecently assaulted in Leicester

Police are searching for a man who indecently assaulted three women in the space of half an hour.Three women have told police a man approached them in either Newarke Close or Eastern Boulevard, near De...

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Drivers warned fixture clash could cause congestion

Motorists are being warned to expect congestion and delays around Leicester today, with both of the city's major sports teams playing home fixtures on the first big shopping Saturday in December....

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Jobless face paying out for council tax

Everyone of working age – including the unemployed – will be expected to pay at least 15 per cent of their council tax under a new system proposed in Harborough district. Owners of vacant properties...

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Police launch festive blitz on drink-drivers

Police have launched their annual Christmas drink-driving crackdown. The operation, which will see officers conduct hundreds of checks across the city and county until the end of December, was launched...

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John carrying a torch for children's centre

Kind-hearted Mercury readers are coming up with a variety of ways to raise money for our Christmas appeal for the Leicester Children's Holiday Centre, in Mablethorpe. The centre, which provides a...

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She's flipping marvellous!

A girl who completed 126 back flips on a trampoline in a matter of minutes has handed over a cheque for more than £2,000 to a charity close to her heart. Eight-year-old Grace Hartley carried out the...

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McCanns: PM must do right thing

The father of Madeleine McCann has urged David Cameron to "do the right thing" and accept the Leveson blueprint for press regulation. Lord Justice Leveson highlighted coverage of Madeleine's...

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