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A great 2012, but this year could be even better for Leicester City...

It has been quite a year for Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. The Dane was crowned City's Player of the Year and Players' Player of the Year after an excellent season which saw him keep 17...

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Row led to attack with a pool cue at Glassy Club, Green Lane Road, Leicester

A social club customer suffered a cut cheek needing five stitches after being struck in the face with a pool cue. The unprovoked attack was carried out by Eamonn Connolly (48), after he downed 10 pints...

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Here are Rob Tanner's best five Leicester City games from 2012. What are yours?

Here are Rob Tanner's top five Leicester City games of 2012. City 4 Nottm Forest 0 Date: January 17 Game: FA Cup third-round replay Jermaine Beckford was the hero for City as he grabbed a hat-trick as...

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Four flee, one rescued from fire at their home in Leicester

Four members of a family were forced to flee their home and a fifth was rescued by firefighters when a blaze broke out yesterday. All five suffered the effects of smoke inhalation and two received...

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Richard Cockerill hails spirited Leicester Tigers after last-gasp win at...

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill hailed his side's spirit after a last-minute win against Worcester at Sixways. Tigers looked a beaten side at 14-0 after just 22 minutes of last...

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Leicester Mayor Peter Soulsby gives his decision in Thurnby Lodge scout hut row

City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has resolved a bitter dispute over the future of a disused Scout hut. Demonstrations – some involving hundreds of people and a heavy police presence – have been taking...

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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson irritated by transfer rumours over his players

Nigel Pearson is tired of speculation linking some of his players with moves away from the King Power Stadium, and he believes the rumour-mill is getting worse. The Leicester City boss said third...

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Porn DVD Tory councillor David Sprason faces suspension

The deputy leader of Leicestershire County Council faces a two-month suspension from the Conservative Group after a pornographic DVD was found in his council laptop. Tory Group whips yesterday...

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Real Life: Leicester mum on why she chose to pack her bags and move to...

After a painful divorce, Glennice Sprigg was facing the prospect of spending her retirement years alone. So she sold her house and bought a one-way ticket to San Diego, California. Gemma Peplow hears...

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Leicester delegation to meet politicians in New Delhi

A delegation from Leicester is to meet leading politicians in New Delhi to convey their dismay at the brutal gang rape and death of a 23-year-old medical student.It will be led by the general secretary...

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Leicester gym's 'dungeon' room has World's Strongest Man workout (video)

Fitness fanatic Lynton Dell is muscling in on the strongman scene with an unusual attraction at his gym. The 26-year-old former soldier has won over an army of fans with a "dungeon" room at his fitness...

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Doug Taylor, 90, celebrates his birthday with a yoga class in Leicester

At the grand old age of 90, Doug Taylor could be forgiven for celebrating his milestone birthday with a quiet night in at home. Instead, the flexible pensioner was saluting the sun, embracing the...

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'Freak accident' prompts GTI International race meeting to leave...

The organisers of a race meeting have pulled out of a venue where a car left the track and injured three spectators. Two of the spectators were seriously injured when a racing car lost control and...

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Search continues for missing man Donald Balding, of High Street, Measham,...

Police are still searching for a man who was last seen more than a month ago. Donald Balding, of High Street, Measham, north west Leicestershire, was reported missing on Monday, December 3....

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School accidents: Over £205,000 in compensation is paid out in...

Nearly £205,000 has been paid in compensation by the city and county councils in the past five years because of school accidents. The majority of payouts are to children and young people who have...

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Bus lanes on A426 from Glen Parva to Leicester set for final go-ahead

A controversial £5 million transport scheme for one of the busiest roads in Leicester is to set to get final approval tomorrow. City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby is set to sign off a scheme that will see...

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Match stats: Quickfire Chris Wood sets Leicester City on their way

Leicester City fielded a stronger side than expected and manager Nigel Pearson made just three changes to the team that had hammered Huddersfield 6-1 five days earlier. Andy King and Lloyd Dyer...

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At least it wasn't a hiding, says Burton boss Gary Rowett

Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett admitted he feared his side were in for an FA Cup thrashing when they went behind after just three minutes at the King Power Stadium. Rowett said he knew his League Two...

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Jail for texting BMW driver Michael Bradshaw who caused 'carnage' on A6 in...

A businessman who caused "carnage" in a four-vehicle crash while using a mobile phone has been jailed. Michael Bradshaw's BMW drifted on to the wrong side of the road when he was text messaging. He...

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Richard Cockerill defends Toby Flood over alleged tip-tackle on Worcester's...

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill has defended the tackle which threatens fly-half Toby Flood's participation in this weekend's crucial Heineken Cup clash at the Ospreys. Flood has...

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