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Firefighters tackle blaze in Braunstone, Leicester

Firefighters tackled a blaze on the ground floor of a semi-detached home in Leicester. The fire broke out at the corner of Erdyngton Road and Camville Road, in Braunstone, last night. Firefighters from...

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Richard III set to be buried in Leicester as university makes final decision

The decision on the final resting place of Richard III lays squarely in the hands of the University of Leicester. Officials at the Ministry of Justice stated categorically yesterday that the university...

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Leicester City: Nigel Pearson unfazed by tough schedule

Nigel Pearson believes Leicester City have what it takes to handle a hectic schedule of games. City have a relatively-small squad and their strength in depth is about to be tested with, potentially,...

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Leicester City – the big questions with the Mercury's Rob Tanner

Q Can Leicester City achieve automatic promotion this year? A Just before Christmas I would have said City will finish in the play-offs, simply because they weren't displaying that killer touch to...

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HMV store in Loughborough to close

The HMV store in Loughborough is to close with the loss of eight jobs. The announcement comes three weeks after the entertainment chain went into administration, putting about 2,000 jobs at 220 stores...

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Met Office forecasts sleet and snow in Leicester

Sleet and snow is forecast in Leicester over the weekend, with the Met Office predicting a flurry from Friday morning. Light snow is forecast from around 3am until 9am on Friday, amid temperatures of...

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Richard III: Should his bones go on display in Leicester Cathedral?

Calls for Richard III's skeleton to be put on open display before he is reburied in Leicester Cathedral have been dismissed.Church authorities say they are determined not to turn the remains of the...

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Knife-wielding robbers threaten couple during raid at The Boat House pub in...

Two knife-wielding robbers broke into a pub's living quarters waking the manager and her husband before threatening them and demanding money. The two hooded and masked raiders threatened the couple...

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York Minster issues statement supporting the reinterment of Richard III's...

A campaign to have the remains of Richard III interred at York Minster has ground to a halt.The cathedral issued a statement on its website today confirming the bones of the former Yorkist King should...

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Police name Hayley Pointon as woman murdered in Hinckley

Police have named Hayley Pointon as the woman who was shot dead at a house in Hinckley.A murder investigation was launched following the discovery of the 31-year-old mother-of-two's body at the...

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Man arrested after robbery bid at Market Bosworth post office

A 43-year-old man has been arrested after an attempted robbery at a post office in Market Bosworth. During the raid a man entered the shop in Main Street, Market Bosworth, and pushed a 49-year-old...

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42 job losses after Hinckley car parts distributor Quinton Hazell closes

A car parts distributor in Hinckley has closed with the loss of 42 jobs. Quinton Hazell Automotive's distribution division at Logix Park, off the A5/Watling Street, has ceased operations. It comes...

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Transfer news: Hopper returns to Leicester City

Young striker Tom Hopper has returned to Leicester City after his loan at Bury was cut short.The 19-year-old was due to remain with the League One side until the end of the season, but he has been...

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How Rehana was inspired to help hospital in Syria

A mother has pledged to raise £25,000 to kit out a surgical theatre in a Syrian hospital. Rehana Valli was inspired to take on the challenge while at a fund-raising event held by the charity Human...

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High steaks manoeuvre as friend saved from choking

She was hailed a hero after rushing to a man's aid when he started choking – and now Caroline Burns has been saved herself. The 46-year-old, from Loughborough, was in Benidorm when she went to the aid...

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Campaign launched to clear cycleway eyesore

A major clear-up is planned to remove large amounts of waste dumped along Leicester's Great Central Way. Stretches of the former rail track, now a footpath and cycleway through the city's West End, are...

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Kim Shillcock, 51, the 'sunshine' in so many village lives

Tributes have been paid to an "inspirational" youth worker who dedicated her career to helping young people in her village. Kim Shillcock, of Ibstock, died on Friday, January 25, aged 51. She had been...

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Darren Ferguson says Leicester City are best footballing side in Championship

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson believes Leicester City are the best footballing side in the Championship – but is confident his team can repeat their victory of last season at London Road....

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Depth of our squad will be tested – Leicester Tigers' Chuter

The depth of Leicester Tigers' squad is going to be tested to the full through the course of this month. February sees the Premiership title challengers facing three key matches while a clutch of...

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Frail Peggy gets her stairlift after MP intervenes

Frail pensioner Peggy Taylor is set to get the stairlift she has been waiting for for more than five years. The 83-year-old, who suffers from heart disease and breathing problems and has brittle bones,...

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