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Leicester Tigers team to face London Irish

Geordan Murphy and Toby Flood return to the Leicester Tigers team for tomorrow's Aviva Premiership clash with London Irish. Club captain Murphy will make his 200th Premiership appearance as he is...

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Leicester vs Cardiff: Hudson hands Bluebirds a boost

Martyn Waghorn is expected to return to the Leicester squad for the visit of Championship leaders Cardiff - just 10 days after an operation to remove his appendix. Waghorn played through the pain...

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More rain forecast as flood alerts remain in Leicestershire

One flood warning is still in place in Leicestershire after heavy rain in the past few days. Today sees a break in the wet weather for Leicestershire but more rain is forecast over the weekend. The...

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Leicester City Council to move into Poundstretcher

Leicester City Council has revealed its plans to relocate from its crumbling headquarters.The council says that it will have to quit the condemned 1970s New Walk Centre within 12 months.It is to...

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Leicester Tigers need to play for full 80 minutes

Leicester Tigers left the Madejski Stadium with the aura of a side that fully expects to be challenging for Aviva Premiership honours this season. They picked up a dramatic bonus-point win when winger...

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Leicester Tigers' Niall Morris gutted about the try that got away

Winger Niall Morris admitted he was "gutted" after coming within a whisker of Leicester Tigers' second Aviva Premiership hat-trick of the season. Morris opened the scoring in the first-half and earned...

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Hull vs Leicester: Pearson returns to the KC

Swiss goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic is set to continue for high-flying Hull as they welcome former boss Nigel Pearson and his fifth-placed Leicester side to the KC Stadium on Boxing Day. Jakupovic made...

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Leicester mum Sam Osman loses 11 stone in just over a year

Just over a year ago, Leicester mum Sam Osman tipped the scales at 22 stone. She was embarrassed by her weight and when her youngest son started secondary school, she decided she had to do something to...

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Mod Barry, 70, devastated after scooter stolen from outside house in Humberstone

Mod Barry Childs spent two years lovingly bringing a vintage 1960s Lambretta scooter back to life – only for it to be stolen from outside his house. Decked out with an array of mirrors and lights, it...

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Leicester City v Cardiff: As it happened

Martyn Waghorn is back in the Leicester City squad to make his comeback just 10 days after having his appendix removed. However, the striker has to settle for a place on the substitutes' bench as City...

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Leicester City v Cardiff a great advert for our league - Bluebirds boss Malky...

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay believes his side's encounter with Leicester City was a great advert for the Championship. Craig Bellamy's 25th-minute strike was enough to separate the two teams at...

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Con-man Charles Johnson, of Justin Park Caravan Site, Market Harborough, is...

A con-man has been fined for taking money from an elderly man for unnecessary repair work on his house. Charles Johnson, of Justin Park Caravan Site, Market Harborough, visited the 69-year-old man's...

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Jail sentence cut for con-man Gul Faraz who pretended to have supernatural...

A con-man who pretended to have supernatural powers to steal jewellery from the sick and elderly has had his jail sentence cut on appeal. Gul Faraz (54) preyed on vulnerable people in Leicester and...

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We deserved something out of the Cardiff match - Leicester City's Zak Whitbread

Leicester City defender Zak Whitbread believes his side deserved to get something out the game, despite slipping to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of league leaders Cardiff. After being completely in the...

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We must be more ruthless – Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill insists his side need to be more ruthless, despite earning a bonus-point Aviva Premiership victory at London Irish. Tigers were 14-0 up after...

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Emergency plumber calls just in time to save life of customer Edna Giles, 97,...

Frail Edna Giles owes her life to a plumber who refused to drive off after she failed to answer the door when he called at her bungalow. The 97-year-old had fallen from her bed and spent the night on...

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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson looking for new striker

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson admits he is looking to recruit a striker. City slumped to their third defeat in five games, and eighth of the campaign, against Cardiff at the King Power Stadium on...

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Leicester City v Cardiff match verdict: Is it bad luck or bad finishing?

Is it bad luck or bad finishing? It is a question that has probably been asked on more than a couple of occasions this season by Leicester City fans after watching their side dominate a game before...

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Missing Leicester woman found safe and well

A vulnerable woman who went missing over the weekend has been found safe and well.The 78-year-old, who has Alzheimer's disease, was reported missing on Sunday afternoon, having last being seen at her...

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Safety appeals as van crashes into property on A50 Markfield Road, at Groby

Residents living on a bend in a busy dual carriageway are demanding action after the latest incident involving a van crashing into a garden. People living on the A50 Markfield Road, at Groby, say they...

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