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Claims of mistreatment at Bosworth Court Nursing Home 'lies', Leicester court...

A senior carer told a jury she did not mistreat or neglect six elderly residents at the nursing home where she worked. Samantha James (29) claimed three women colleagues, who alleged she shouted, swore...

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Census 2011: Almost one in five of Oadby and Wigston residents is Indian

Oadby and Wigston has the most ethnically diverse population in the county. The borough has one of the highest percentages of Asian and British Asian Indian residents in England and Wales, and has...

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I will not shackle Andy King, says Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has vowed he will never shackle goal-scoring midfielder Andy King. The City star has only failed to reach double figures once in the last four seasons and already...

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We have to stay in promotion hunt – Leicester City's Zak Whitbread

Leicester City defender Zak Whitbread believes his side need to "stay in the hunt" for promotion over the busy festive period. City slipped to fifth in the Championship following their 2-2 draw with...

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Census 2011: Leicester and Leicestershire by numbers

Census 2011: Survey shows changing faces of the population, with details of births, marital status, backgrounds and our religions The latest information from the Census revealed all sorts of...

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Leicester Tigers' Geoff Parling: I want to sort out new deal

Leicester Tigers are expecting lock Geoff Parling to receive offers from other clubs despite tabling their own bid to keep the out-of-contract 29-year-old. Tigers chief executive Simon Cohen confirmed...

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Leicester City Council cuts: Elderly set to lose out in bid to save millions

Elderly people are set to lose free access to city leisure centres as well as early-morning subsidised public transport under proposed city council cuts. City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby yesterday revealed...

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Thurnby Lodge: Options considered for disused Scout hut by Leicester mayor...

City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby is considering a controversial choice over whether to offer a disused Scout hut to a Muslim community group or a different residents organisation. The As-Salaam Trust hopes...

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Leicestershire dole queue shrinks thanks to temporary jobs

The number of people claiming Jobseekers' Allowance in Leicestershire fell by 651 last month, according to figures released today.The claimant count declined by 2.9 per cent between October and...

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Robber pushed woman to the ground and grabbed her handbag in New Parks,...

A robber pushed a woman to the ground and snatched her handbag.The 49-year-old victim was attacked near the junction of Keightley Road and Towle Road, New Parks, Leicester at 10am on Tuesday, December...

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Three laptop computers stolen from a house in Stoneygate, Leicester

Police have appealed for witnesses after burglars stole three laptop computers from a home.The house in Herschell Street, off Mayfield Road, Stoneygate, Leicester was burgled between 3.15pm and 4.45pm...

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Can you help reunite a couple with precious pictures of their baby daughter?

A couple lost precious images of their newly born daughter when their home was burgled.The footage was stored on a JVC camcorder and a laptop computer which were among a large number of valuable items...

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Leicester City agree deal to extend Neil Danns loan

Leicester City midfielder Neil Danns is set to stay at Bristol City into the new year.   The 30-year-old joined Bristol on a month-long loan deal in November and was due to return to the King Power...

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Toby Flood ruled out of Leicester Tigers' clash with Treviso

Toby Flood has been ruled out of Leicester Tigers' European clash in Treviso at the weekend. Director of rugby Richard Cockerill said at the club's pre-match press conference today that Flood would be...

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Factory boss disqualified after investigators establish his firm was...

The boss of a textiles factory where investigators found 16 illegal workers has been disqualified from acting as a company director for nine years.Ilyas Abdulsattar Umerji Nagia was the sole director...

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Body found in Leicester

An investigation has been launched after a man was found dead behind a row of shops. The man's body was discovered in a yard area in Loughborough Road, Belgrave, Leicester, shortly after 3pm on...

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Man suffered stomach wound after he was robbed in Braunstone Frith, Leicester

A man was taken to hospital with a stomach wound after he was beaten and robbed in the street. The 46-year-old was targeted at 8.45pm on Tuesday as he walked along a path near Rowanberry Avenue,...

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Man who attacked woman at knifepoint in Little Bowden, Harborough, is jailed

A violent predator who tried to kidnap and sexually assault a young woman at knifepoint has been jailed. Peter Smith (33) attacked the 23-year-old victim in Little Bowden, Harborough, on November 17...

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Census 2011: White British people now form less than half of the population...

White British people now form less than half of the population of Leicester. Figures released yesterday revealed 45 per cent of the city's residents are white British – compared with 61 per cent in...

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Dress scoops De Montfort University undergraduate Naomi Lobley Knitted...

It might not do much to keep off the winter chill, but a knitted dress scooped a student a top fashion prize. De Montfort University undergraduate Naomi Lobley was named Knitted Textile Designer of the...

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