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Tom Croft ruled out of Leicester Tigers' crunch clash at Harlequins

Leicester Tigers will head into Saturday's Aviva Premiership showdown with Harlequins at the Stoop without back-row forward Tom Croft. The England and British & Irish Lions forward featured in 74...

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Changed Leicester City team go out of the FA Cup in fourth round replay...

City made four changes to the side that lost at the weekend for this FA Cup fourth round replay against Huddersfield. The back-five remained the same, but only Anthony Knockaert remained in the...

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Leicester City crash out of FA Cup after losing to Huddersfield 2-1

Leicester City crashed out the FA Cup after producing one of their worst performances of the season last night. City were a pale imitation of their usual selves in losing the fourth round replay...

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Richard III: Displaying Richard's remains not ruled out as decision rests...

The University of Leicester has not ruled out the possibility that the remains of Richard III will be put on public display. According to the Ministry of Justice, the skeleton, which was uncovered in...

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Residents' anger as two wind turbines are put up on farmland off Anstey Lane,...

Residents are angry two wind turbines have been put up near their homes without warning. The turbines, which are about 45m (150ft) high, have gone up on farmland off Anstey Lane, Groby, after being...

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Leicester MP Jon Ashworth criticises lack of Government help for...

An MP has called for the Government to do more to support Leicestershire manufacturing firms. Jon Ashworth, Labour member for Leicester South, claimed the region has not received its fair share of a...

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A46 blocked near Hobby Horse Island after two lorries and a car crash

UPDATE: 12PM - the A46 has now been cleared. Two lorries and a car were involved in a collision on the A46 near the Wanlip sewage works slip road this morning causing long tailbacksPolice said there...

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Richard III: First image of tomb that could hold king at Leicester Cathedral...

This is the image of the tomb which the Richard III Society hopes will be the final resting place of the king at Leicester Cathedral. Computer generated designs of the 7ft magnesian limestone casket...

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Catalytic converters stolen from cars in Syston

Six catalytic converters have been stolen from cars in Syston. The spate of thefts all happened between Tuesday, January 29, and Tuesday, February 12. They were taken from vehicles on Pine Drive,...

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Woman confronts burglar in her Melton home

A woman confronted a would-be burglar in her Melton home this morning.It is understood the front door had been left open inadvertently by the woman's husband who left their Clark Drive home for work at...

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Dead rabbits dumped on roadside in New Parks, Leicester

The RSPCA is investigating after three dead rabbits were found dumped by the side of a road in New Parks, Leicester. The rabbits were left inside a wire crate which was found by a member of the public...

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Train services from London St Pancras suspended

Update 3:30PM: East Midlands Trains has warned that disruption to and from St Pancras is expected for the rest of today. Repairs will take place overnight and they urged passengers to check for updates...

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Leicester man accused of sexual assault in the Skegness area to appear at...

A man from Leicester has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting and threatening to kill a woman.Mark Anthony Bennett Palmer (22), of Erdyngton Road, Braunstone, is accused of offences in...

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Former Leicestershire County Council leader David Parson's expenses row...

A council's long-running efforts to reclaim more than £4,000 from its former leader has been described as a "running sore". Officials at Leicestershire County Council said former Tory leader David...

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Flood alerts still in place in Leicestershire

UPDATE 2PM: The flood alert for Loughborough watercourses has been lifted but stay in place for the River Wreake and tributaries from Stapleford to the River Soar at Syston and the lower River Soar...

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CKI club return from top tournament with a clutch of medals

A dozen members of the CKI School of Martial Arts claimed a total of 13 medals at the WKC English Karate and Kickboxing Championships in Manchester. The squad landed eight gold medals, and nine of them...

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Pool: Joe O'Connor aims for historic European treble

Wigston's Joe O'Connor heads to the European Championships this weekend aiming to bow out of the junior ranks on a high. European junior eight-ball champion in 2010 and 2012, the 17-year-old can make...

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Leicester Tigers star Geoff Parling within a whisker of beating George...

Leicester Tigers star Geoff Parling came within a whisker of beating Hollywood heart throb George Clooney in an international sexy beard competition. It was close shave but the organisers of the...

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Judge jails racial abuse man Jacob Joseph Coughlan for 'Neanderthal behaviour'

A man has been jailed for "Neanderthal behaviour" after racially abusing a student on his doorstep. The victim, a 39-year-old university student, was also sworn at and called an illegal immigrant and...

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Matty James says Leicester City should be more clinical

Leicester City must become more clinical, insists Matty James. The midfielder said that a lack of a killer instinct and bad luck cost them their FA Cup place at the hands of Huddersfield on Tuesday....

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