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Ill-discipline cost us big defeats, admits Leicester Tigers boss

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill blamed ill-discipline for his side's 40-19 LV= Cup defeat by the Scarlets yesterday. Tigers were handed two yellow cards and gave away countless...

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Is this King Richard III's head? First image of battle-scarred skull

This is the first image of the battle-scarred skull that archaeologists believe could be Richard III's. The striking photograph was released today by the University of Leicester ahead of its...

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Man arrested after woman shot dead in Hinckley

A man has been arrested after a woman was shot dead at house in Hinckley. Police were called to an home in the town's Sunnydale Road, at about 10.15pm yesterday following reports of a shooting. A...

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Nine men barricaded in flat in Tuckers Road, Loughborough, arrested by police

Police have arrested nine men who barricaded themselves into a flat in Loughborough. Officers were called to Tuckers Road at 3.15pm yesterday after reports of disorder. When they searched the area they...

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Oadby Lose in Close game

Saturdays top of the table clash at Freeway Park between Oadby Town and Northampton Sileby Rangers proved to be a close game just as it was expected to be and with the only goal being scored by Michael...

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Richard III: Video of the moment DNA results are revealed at Leicester...

Researchers from the University of Leicester revealed today that the skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park was that of Richard III. Our reporters - along with hundreds from around the world -...

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King Richard III skeleton in Leicester: your questions answered

A skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that of King Richard III. The findings, announced this morning at the University of Leicester, have been met with jubilation from...

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Victim in appeal for witnesses after cyclist attacks women near Narborough...

A victim has urged witnesses to come forward as officers investigate eight offences where women have been indecently touched by a cyclist. The incidents place between December 27, 2012 and January 28,...

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Richard III: It's him! Skeleton in Leicester car park confirmed as king's

The skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that of Richard III. More than 140 journalists, film crew and photographers from around the world packed out the Council Chamber at...

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Snow and ice in Leicestershire: cold alert issued

Plunging temperatures could put vulnerable people in Leicestershire at risk this week the Met Office has warned, prompting it to issue a cold weather alert. The level two alert, calling for "Alert and...

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Richard III: It's him! Skeleton in Leicester car park confirmed as king's

The skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that of Richard III. More than 140 journalists, film crew and photographers from around the world packed out the Council Chamber at...

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Police hunt hooded men after woman shot dead in Hinckley

Detectives are looking for two hooded men who called at a house where a woman was shot dead yesterday.Police have launched a murder investigation following the shooting at a home in Hinckley.Officers...

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Third earthquake in three weeks hits Loughborough

A third earthquake in three weeks has hit Loughborough. The 2.4 magnitude tremor occurred at 10.50am today but is likely have gone unnoticed by most of the town's population. The quake happened more...

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Leicestershire NHS video project to improve experience of hospitals

Patients, volunteers and health care staff in Leicestershire have taken to the small screen and internet to try to improve people's experiences when going into hospital. They have all been filmed for a...

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Watermead Park left like a 'tip' after recent floods

Bottles, cans, bags and other litter have been washed up in Watermead Park by the recent floods. High water levels led to the River Soar picking up more litter along its route through Leicester and...

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Delays expected on London Road in Leicester for the rest of the month

Motorists are being warned to expect delays along London Road in Leicester for the rest of the month due to a project to replace gas pipes. Work starts tomorrow on the last phase of work to dig up the...

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Young Leicester Tigers cubs impress No.8 Thomas Waldrom

Leicester Tigers No.8 Thomas Waldrom believes there are bright futures ahead for many of the club's young players who have been involved in the LV= Cup during recent weeks. Tigers' defence of their...

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New partnership as Hinckley and Wigston colleges share same principal

Two further education colleges have joined forces and are being overseen by one principal. Marion Plant, principal of North Warwickshire and Hinckley College (NWHC), is now also responsible for running...

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'Aladdin's cave' of stolen building tools

Builders and other tradesmen were shown around an "Aladdin's cave" of tools and equipment believed to have been stolen from the construction trade. Officers from Welford Road police station, in...

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'Disreputable' Coalville conman James George Tomkins avoids going to prison

A "Walter Mitty" character masqueraded as a high-flying legal professional in order to obtain a mortgage, a court heard. James George Tomkins was branded "a disreputable, dishonest rogue" and given a...

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