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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson frustrated by missed opportunities against...

Nigel Pearson described Leicester City's defeat at Millwall as a missed opportunity. The City boss said his side should have taken at least a point from the Den but instead succumbed to a sloppy goal,...

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Desford couple win Unsung Hero Award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012

Sport enthusiasts Jim and Sue Houghton, from Desford, in Leicestershire, won the Unsung Hero Award at last night's BBC Sports Personality of the Year. They were presented with the award by Fabrice...

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People living outside Leicester 'should pay more for tickets at Curve and De...

People living outside Leicester should pay more for tickets at Curve and De Montfort Hall than city residents, a senior councillor has suggested. Councillor Sue Waddington said it may now be time to...

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Arriva has payment withheld because Leicester patient transport service...

Health bosses have withheld payment of £4,434 from the company responsible for ferrying patients to and from hospital. Officials said they had kept back the cash because of the poor performance of...

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Lord Coe receives accolade for distinguished career

London 2012 Olympics chief Lord Coe, a graduate and pro-chancellor of Loughborough University, was also honoured at the Sports Personality of the Year event. The former Olympic middle-distance runner...

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Sports-mad couple win 'dream' honour

They have spent the past 26 years transforming the sports facilities in their village. Now, Sue and Jim Houghton, of Desford, have been recognised for their hard work and dedication. They received the...

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Athletics: Olympic stars shine in Braunstone parkrun

For the second time in almost two years, the Braunstone parkrun field included Olympians Lisa Dobriskey and Ricky Soos. The husband-and-wife duo took first and second places at their last appearance at...

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Non-league football: Rothley Imps hit back for victory

The Senior League Premier Division title is far from a done deal. A second-half rally at Caterpillar, however, established Rothley Imps firmly in the role of favourites to retain their crown as they...

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Local Rugby: Loughborough Students and Leicester Lions battle to vital home...

Loughborough Students and Leicester Lions held their nerve to land important home victories in their penultimate matches of 2012. Students recovered from a 17-0 half-time deficit to beat Cinderford...

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Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: Ieuan David Bowkett (55), of Heybrook Avenue, Blaby, pleaded guilty to fraud by providing a CV with false details, intending to cause a person...

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Burglar raided his friends' Aylestone home when he knew they were shopping in...

A burglar who targeted the home of friends when he knew they were out shopping has been jailed for two years. The victims returned home to find a light on in their flat and Robert Tobolski helping...

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Skipper Geordan Murphy hails Leicester Tigers' spirit in grinding out crucial...

Leicester Tigers skipper Geordan Murphy paid tribute to his side's never-ending spirit and determination as they bagged a dramatic Heineken Cup win in Italy. Tigers hammered away at the Treviso line in...

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Leicester solicitor wins fight to clear his name

A solicitor whose career was in ruins after he was jailed for a crime he said he did not commit has won his four-year quest to clear his name. Mohammed Imran Hussain served three months in prison after...

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Richard III's Blue Boar Inn reconstructed as 3D model by Leicester University...

It is believed to be where Richard III spent his penultimate night before he was killed at Bosworth. Now, more than 170 years after Leicester's Blue Boar Inn was demolished, university researchers say...

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Flasher pharmacist from Oadby banned from job for year

A pharmacist who exposed himself to two teenage girls and committed an indecent act in front of a woman has been suspended. Fateh Kumar Patel (58) regularly walked naked around his house in Berkeley...

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Man rescued from flat after kebab shop blaze, in Mill Street, in Oakham

A man had to be rescued from a first-floor flat after fire broke out in the kebab shop downstairs. The man raised the alarm in the early hours of yesterday as smoke came up from the ground floor of the...

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Martin Crowson's five things: Murphy's Law is to always lead by example

Martin Crowson looks back at five key points from the weekend's rugby action. 1 If anyone needed to be reminded of the value of club captain Geordan Murphy to Leicester Tigers, the last few weeks have...

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Boxing: Nigel Benn bows out after bout at Leicester's Liquid Envy nightclub

Nigel Benn has bowed out of boxing after an exhibition bout in Leicester. Promoter Scott Lansdowne brought 'The Dark Destroyer' to Liquid Envy nightclub for his final ring appearance in a career that...

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Daughter in plea to help find missing Leicester mum Michelle Grimbley

The daughter of a missing woman has made a plea for her to come home in time for Christmas. Michelle Grimbley, 45, was last seen by her family on Friday, October 19, near to her home in Beaumanor Road,...

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We did not deserve to lose against Millwall, says Leicester City's Schmeichel

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said Leicester City did not deserve to lose against Millwall. City slumped to defeat after substitute Chris Taylor grabbed a second-half winner which decided a scrappy,...

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