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Local football: Thrilling win for Mountsorrel Amateurs in Leicester District...

Mountsorrel Amateurs closed the gap at the top of the Premier Division – but only just. The second-placed side edged out hosts Glen Villa 5-4 in a nine-goal thriller. Mountsorrel are now two points...

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Security stepped up at Enderby allotments after arson damage

Extra police patrols and more security fencing are to be introduced to combat arson and vandalism at allotments and a community garden. The measures have been promised to protect the Place to Grow...

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Richard III: Family reunion with a difference as Michael Ibsen 'meets'...

It's not every day you get the chance to come face-to-face with a 528-year-old distant relative. But the 17th great grandnephew of Richard III, Canadian-born Michael Ibsen, did just that at the...

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Rugby League: Beware, there's a Storm brewing . . .

Leicester Storm will be taking a "massive step forward" when they compete in the inaugural Conference League South, which kicks off in April. Storm will be members of a six-team division, which also...

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Cycling: Another master-class as Barnett wins world title No.5

A late tactical gamble helped Welland Valley CC's Vic Barnett to capture a fifth World Masters title. The Market Harborough veteran successfully defended his over-65s Masters cyclo-cross title despite...

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Lutterworth boys praised for handing in rifle found in undergrowth

Police officers and teachers have praised two young boys who handed in a rifle they discovered in undergrowth. Benjamin Smith, 10, and younger brother Thomas, nine, from Lutterworth, found the weapon...

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Leicester City's Ben Marshall hoping for an even better second year

One year on from joining Leicester City, winger Ben Marshall says he is delighted with how his career is progressing and even more excited about what lies ahead. Since arriving at the King Power...

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Drama as 40-tonne machine falls off trailer in Aylestone Road, Leicester

A 40-tonne stone crushing machine fell off a trailer yesterday, knocking a lamp-post into two parked cars. Amazingly, no-one was injured in the dramatic incident at the junction of Aylestone Road and...

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Leicester Tigers: Departing fly-half George Ford 'will play if he's best man...

Departing fly-half George Ford will play for Leicester Tigers in the coming weeks, if he is the right man for the job. That was the view of the man that matters – director of rugby Richard Cockerill....

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Fast-food shop worker feared man would rape her, Leicester court told

A lone fast food shop worker shouted in vain for help as a man sexually assaulted her in a store room, a jury heard. During the first day of a trial at Leicester Crown Court yesterday, the woman, in...

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Food warehouse in Northfields, Leicester, shut as mice and rats found

A food storage warehouse has been temporarily shut down after inspectors found infestations of rats and mice. AKM Foods, in Frisby Road, Northfields, Leicester, which supplies a wide variety of Asian...

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Hands off Richard III - Leicester's anger at campaign to bury King's remains...

A campaign has been launched to take the remains of King Richard III away from Leicester to be buried in York. Council bosses in York said they would be writing to the Queen to state the city's case,...

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Gay marriage: Leicestershire MPs vote as bill is approved

MPs approved same-sex marriage in England and Wales in a Commons vote last night, despite the opposition of nearly half the Conservative MPs. The Commons voted in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex...

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Mid-Staffs hospital report: Parents of John Moore-Robinson say apology is not...

The parents of a patient who died less than 24 hours after being discharged from Stafford General Hospital said they still have a long way to go before they see justice. Frank and Janet Robinson's son,...

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Police appeal after hit-and-run crash in Blackbird Road, Leicester

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run crash involving a van and a motorbike. The collision happened at about 10.15am on Saturday, in Blackbird Road, Leicester. The motorbike and a white...

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Athletics: Eleanor and Jack make it a perfect end to the season

Young athletes defied testing conditions to produce top performances in the County Schools Cross-Country Championships, at Ratcliffe College. The year seven titles were won by Eleanor Here (Humphrey...

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Elderly worker attacked by robbers in raid at Carpet Cuts warehouse in Coalville

A boss has told how a "gentle old man" has been left devastated after armed robbers attacked him during a raid on a warehouse. The 66-year-old man was working alone when raiders – one of whom was...

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Gay marriage: Leicester and Leicestershire MPs speak on vote

MPs have explained their stances on gay marriage following a landmark vote on the issue. On Wednesday, MPs voted by a majority of 225 to support the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, which would allow...

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Help catch thugs: Two men suffer horrific wounds in random attacks in Leicester

Two men who suffered horrific wounds in random attacks have urged readers to help bring their attackers to justice. The men were left with serious injuries to their faces when strangers turned violent...

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Richard III: Businesses cashing in on Leicester's car park discovery

Businesses are jumping at the chance to celebrate – or cash in on – the discovery of Richard III. Travelodge is offering free rooms to anyone from the UK with the surname Plantagenet. The hotel chain...

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