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I helped Hollywood star Bill Murray to shine in role

A Leicestershire man has helped Hollywood star Bill Murray prepare for his latest role as Franklin D Roosevelt by advising him on how to portray the former US president's debilitating condition. Mike...

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On the trail of one of Leicester's most prolific taggers

Officials believe they are on the trail of one of Leicester's most prolific graffiti taggers – thanks to a series of tip-offs. Four people have passed the same name to Leicester City Council, claiming...

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Leicester City strike partner will bring best out in me, says David Nugent

Leicester City top-scorer David Nugent believes playing alongside Chris Wood will bring out the best in him. Nugent is already having a great season, but he says the arrival of Wood, who has scored six...

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Huddersfield will have plenty of bite against Leicester City

Leicester City will face a fired up Huddersfield side today in the FA Cup fourth round after their manager Simon Grayson was sacked. Grayson was sacked after the Terriers failed to pick up a league win...

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Leicestershire Police: 'No tolerance for discrimination'

Police have warned that there is no tolerance in Leicester for discrimination. They spoke after Liam Ferrar (24) admitted religiously-aggravated harassment aimed at the Muslim community. The force said...

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Bobby's restaurant, in Leicester, is among Britain's best, says Hardeep Singh...

If anyone should know a thing or two about curry, it's a man who cooks and eats one almost every night. Journalist and TV presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli did just that last year as part of his Indian...

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Carmen Hinson conned OAPs to fund her gambling

A woman won the confidence of elderly people only to betray their trust and "milk" them of money to fund her spiralling gambling addition. Carmen Hinson, of Eyres Monsell, Leicester, begged vulnerable...

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Huddersfield 1 Leicester City 1 - Wood earns City a replay

  Chris Wood earned Leicester City an FA Cup replay with his 82nd-minute goal against managerless Huddersfield in this FA Cup fourth round tie which ended 1-1.   The Terriers dominated for large...

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Leicester Tigers 34 Wasps 8 - Cup hopes still alive

Leicester Tigers kept their hopes of retaining the LV= Cup alive with this five-try victory over Wasps at Welford Road. The win puts Leicester, who started the day bottom of Pool Two, on nine points...

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Leicester flashmob of girls in pink knickers launches cervical screening...

A GROUP of young women walking around town with their knickers tucked in their skirts may have seemed like a bad joke, but the girls were out to make a serious point yesterday. The cheeky 'flash mob',...

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Flood warnings for Leicestershire - Sunday, January 27 (updated 6pm)

The Environment Agency has issued four flood warnings for Leicestershire after milder temperatures have seen snow thawing and rain has fallen across the county overnight. The agency advice is that...

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Man suffered life-threatening injuries after bus crash near Leicester Tigers...

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after a collision with a bus near the Leicester Tigers ground. The incident took place in Aylestone Road, Leicester, at around 5.30pm on Saturday.A spokeswoman...

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Premier League Wigan could be next for Leicester City in FA Cup

Leicester City will face Premier League side Wigan in the FA Cup fifth round, if they win their replay.The game would be at the King Power Stadium on the weekend of February 16-17.However, City first...

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Belgrave families scared to leave homes because of yobs

A teenager has told how families in her area are scared to leave their homes at night because of yobs' anti-social behaviour. The 18-year-old student, from Belgrave, has started a petition which her...

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How well-dressed wheelie-bins can raise extra cash for Leicester City Council

Council bosses are looking to sell special covers to people who want to decorate or disguise their wheelie-bins. The stick-on vinyl sheets – widely available on the market at a cost of about £15 – wrap...

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Youth Christopher Cunningham-Pithouse lashed out with vodka bottle at funfair...

Violence erupted at a village funfair when a drunken teenager attacked two people with a bottle, causing head injuries. A 19-year-old collapsed and was taken to hospital after having a vodka bottle...

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Leicester City's Richie Wellens delighted to be back

Richie Wellens said he was delighted Leicester City secured a replay against Huddersfield Town, not just because it meant City had another chance to reach the fifth round, but it would give him more...

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England coach Rob Hunter comes to Leicester Tigers' rescue

Leicester Tigers' second-row crisis has been eased thanks to England Under-20s head coach Rob Hunter. Academy product Harry Wells, 19, has been allowed to stay with his club this week instead of...

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Leicester Comedy Legends: 'The Geordie with a big heart and foul mouth'

If the accolade is based on legwork, then Sarah Millican is in with a good shot at our first Legend of Comedy award. She seems to have first popped up on our comedy radar during the 2006 Leicester...

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Leicestershire Police sell off criminal's Nazi replica armoured car

This Second World War replica armoured car is the latest – and most unusual – criminal asset to be auctioned off by Leicestershire Police. The force sold the two-and-a-half tonne Nazi "Helga" for...

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