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Basketball: Surprise-hit Anthony Rowe relishing new lease of life at...

New Leicester Riders signing Anthony Rowe has slotted into the team with such ease that even he has been surprised. Three games into his Riders career – and three wins on the bounce – has seen Rowe...

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Jury clears Leicester care home boss of neglect charge

A care home supervisor has been cleared by a jury of deliberately failing to get medical help for an 89-year-old resident with a broken leg. Sarah Bewley (45) was found not guilty of wilfully...

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Kristy Cadman-Jones died on honeymoon of heroin overdose, Leicester inquest told

A husband was asked by a coroner if he was involved in the death of his newlywed wife from a drug overdose during their honeymoon. Damian Cadman-Jones had been married to Kristy for six months when...

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A6006 closed after blaze at barn in Shoby, Leicestershire

UPDATED 9:26am: The A6006 has now reopened in both directions. Drivers are being warned that the A6006 in Shoby, Leicestershire, is closed after a blaze at a barn. The road is shut in both directions...

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What other buildings in Leicester should be torn down?

Plans to demolish Leicester's 1970s indoor market and replace it with a new public square in the city centre were revealed yesterday. With city mayor Sir Peter Soulsby announcing the ambitious...

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Leicester City's Sean St Ledger faces more time on the sidelines with...

Sean St Ledger faces the prospect of more weeks on the sidelines as he battles to recover from injury. The Republic of Ireland international pulled a hamstring in the 2-0 win over Bristol City at the...

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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson set to target January transfer market

Leicester City are poised to plunge into the January transfer market. Manager Nigel Pearson said he is pleased with the way his current squad has been shaping up but could make additions to give their...

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Plans for office district near to Leicester railway station are shelved

Plans to create a major office district close to Leicester railway station aimed at attracting hundreds of jobs have been shelved. Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby said setting up an office quarter in...

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Crews fight Leicestershire barn fire through the night

Firefighters remain on the scene of a barn fire where about 2,000 tonnes of straw and hay bales have been  burning overnight.Crews spent the night battling the blaze, at a farm off the...

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Leicester vs Barnsley: Lingard gives Foxes extra bite

Jesse Lingard will be added to the Leicester squad for Barnsley's visit to the King Power Stadium. Lingard played for Manchester United's Under-21 team this week following the end of his initial loan...

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Police name motorcyclist killed in crash in Leicestershire

A motorcyclist who died when his motorbike was in collision with a car has been named.David Harrison, 47, from Whitwick, died at the scene of the crash, which happened near Long Whatton at about 6.10pm...

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Woman targeted by thieves after withdrawing money from bank in Leicester

A woman was targeted by thieves moments after she had withdrawn money from a bank.The incident happened at about 4.30pm on Thursday, November 29.The 38-year-old victim had withdrawn a quantity of cash...

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Masked robbers raid shop in Glen Parva

Robbers made off with cash and cigarettes following a raid on a Leicestershire shop. Two men wearing balaclavas entered the store, in Swinford Avenue, Glen Parva, at about 4.40pm, on Wednesday. The...

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Leicester's Mark Selby admits he cannot continue to start slowly

MARK Selby admits he cannot continue to start slowly if he is to fulfil his dream of winning the UK Championship. The Jester from Leicester beat Australian Neil Robertson 6-4 in the last-eight having...

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Oadby school evacuated after small fire

A primary school was evacuated today when a fire broke out in a toilet.All the children and staff were forced out of Launde Primary School, in Oadby, just after 3pm.Two crews from Wigston fire station...

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It's an early Christmas gift as appeal reaches £20,000

Mercury readers have helped put a massive £20,000 dent in our Christmas appeal to help Leicester Children's Holiday Centre, in Mablethorpe. Thanks to the generosity of supporters, the appeal is on...

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Thieves steal cash in ruse on shop floor

A woman was targeted by thieves moments after she had withdrawn money from a bank. The incident happened at about 4.30pm on Thursday, November 29. The 38-year-old victim had withdrawn a quantity of...

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Deputy 'never part of my thinking', says new Leicestershire police...

Sir Clive Loader has said he is "99 per cent" sure he will not be appointing a deputy to assist him in his new role as Leicestershire and Rutland's police and crime commissioner. The Conservative...

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Leicester Tigers need to do a job on the Italians Treviso

It seems as though we'd only just got back into the swing of Aviva Premiership action when the Heineken Cup lurches its way back into the forefront of our minds. On the back of a hard-fought 17-12...

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We aim to start quickly, says Leicester Tigers' Julian Salvi

Leicester Tigers will be looking to get off to a flyer against Treviso, says flanker Julian Salvi. Tigers have been guilty of starting slowly this season – last weekend's victory over Bath was the...

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