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Leicester City striker Chris Wood is targeting Charlton return

Leicester City's Chris Wood says he has a chance of being fit to face Charlton Athletic at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday. The striker's absence because of a knee injury has been felt by City as...

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'Failures by mental health staff' the root cause of patient Sally Ann Vye's...

The "failure of a number of specific" mental health staff was the root cause of a woman taking her own life, a coroner has ruled. Leicester coroner Catherine Mason said Sally Ann Vye jumped from cliffs...

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I would like to be England regular – Leicester Tigers' Anthony Allen

Anthony Allen is showing the sort of form that could make him an England regular. The centre has two caps to his name, which he picked up six years ago while playing for Gloucester. But since his move...

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Leicester Tigers unleash big guns for clash of titans with Harlequins

Leicester Tigers welcome back three of their England stars for the biggest game of the Aviva Premiership so far this season. Tigers, who are top, take on champions Harlequins, who are second, in front...

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It's the clash of the weekend – Louis Deacon on Leicester Tigers v...

Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill summed up the situation perfectly for Premiership clubs during the Six Nations. "It's about winning", said the director of rugby after his side had just beaten...

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Butchers in Leicestershire boosted by horse meat scandal

Butchers in Leicestershire have reported a rise in trade on the back of the horse meat scandal. They believe consumers are starting to turn their backs on processed meat and the supermarkets that sell...

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Man's criminal record ends Synergy Bar's licence bid

A bar has been refused permission to hold all-night discos after police reported the applicant had a string of criminal convictions. Andrew North applied to the city council for permission to extend...

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MP Nicky Morgan: Fairer on rent and care bills

Last Friday, a constituent came to see me. She is a single parent with children aged one and 15. She lives in a two-bedroom flat and needs more space – she shares her bedroom with her youngest child....

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I thought they would blind me, says victim of assault in Belgrave , Leicester

A robbery victim feared he would be blinded after two drunken thugs repeatedly punched and kicked him. Hitesh Chauhan suffered severe injuries, especially to his face and eyes, when he was attacked and...

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Russian meteor strike and asteroid 'not connected' say Leicster Space Centre...

Experts said yesterday's dramatic meteor strike in Russia was not linked to an asteroid which passed the Earth a few hours later. Video footage of an 11-ton meteor streaking past the Russian city of...

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Leicester training firm Stride collapses leaving 280 young people without jobs

More than 280 young people have been left without jobs and training courses after an organisation aimed at tackling youth unemployment collapsed. Stride taught budding bricklayers, car mechanics,...

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Leicestershire men jailed for trying to launder £2 million of university cash

Three Leicestershire men have been jailed for being part of a gang who conspired to launder more than £2 million of university cash. The group of fraudsters tried to use a network of bank accounts to...

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Champions knock Tigers off top spot

Harlequins 25 Leicester Tigers 21Leicester Tigers were knocked off top spot in the Aviva Premiership by reigning champions Harlequins after a thrilling contest at The Stoop.A stunning second-half try...

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Richard III: Blue Badge guided walks around the city have sold out until March

Blue Badge guided walks around the city have sold out until March with hundreds of people eager to learn more about Richard III. The Guildhall laid on another weekend of events as Plantagenet fever...

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Are Leicester Tigers now third best side in league? Ian Cockerill's...

Sadly, the Premiership fixture computer once again managed to throw up what should have been one of the matches of the season during the Six Nations, although I suppose the money men will point to the...

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Teenagers rescued from island in Charnwood water in Loughborough after boat...

Three teenagers believed to be suffering from hypothermia had to be rescued from an island on a lake after they became trapped in the early hours of yesterday morning. Emergency services were called at...

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Harlequins v Leicester Tigers - Cockerill frustrated by refereeing decisions

Angry Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill believed referee Wayne Barnes took "centre stage" in his side's narrow defeat at Harlequins. Tigers got on the wrong side of Barnes' whistle...

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Harlequins v Leicester Tigers - big match verdict by Martin Crowson

Yet again, these two sides lived up to billing of the best show in town. This top-of-the-table clash between first and second in the Aviva Premiership was another game that was full of incident and...

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VIDEO: Leicester MP Keith Vaz MP makes headlines with hit Grease song

As a politician he is often making the headlines and dividing opinions. However, this weekend it was a video of a leather-clad Keith Vaz singing a Grease duet in a Leicester pub that has attracted the...

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Transfer news: Leicester Tigers agree deal for Northampton star

Leicester Tigers have agreed a deal to bring Northampton Saints' fly-half Ryan Lamb to the club next season. Tigers went into the market after George Ford rejected the offer of a new deal last month. I...

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