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Abuse charity slams judge's 'shocking ignorance'
A domestic abuse charity has criticised the 18-month suspended sentence given to a man who admitted attacking his then wife with a cricket bat.
2017-03-27 22:43
Murder inquiry after Leicester car park attack
A man has died after being found badly injured following an apparent attack in a Leicester car park.
2017-03-27 09:31
Leicester car-park death: Man dies after 'attack'
A man has died after he was found with life-threatening injuries following an apparent attack in a car-park, police have said.
2017-03-26 16:57
IPCC clears police over double-fatal Leicester crash
A police force has been cleared of wrongdoing after a suspect caused a fatal crash as officers pursued him.
2017-03-24 22:07
Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher
London's main share index gained ground on Thursday led by retailer Next, as investors reacted to its results.
2017-03-23 21:53
Woman who poured acid on her sleeping partner is jailed for life
A woman who tried to kill her boyfriend by pouring acid over him while he slept has been jailed for life.
2017-03-21 22:27
Two charged over Shepshed car crash stab death
Two people have been charged with murder after a man was found with a stab wound in a crashed car.
2017-03-19 19:47
Tributes paid to car crash stab victim Timothy Smith
A man who was found with stab wounds in a crashed car and later died has been identified by police.
2017-03-19 13:09
Three held over murder of man found dead in car
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man found dead in a car on an industrial estate on Thursday evening.
2017-03-18 12:55
Couple in fatal house stabbing in Leicestershire named
A man and woman found stabbed at a house in Leicestershire have been named.
2017-03-15 20:59
Prison smuggler: 'I brought mobile phones in for criminals'
Drones are seen as an increasingly popular method for smuggling drugs and mobile phones into prisons, but having prison staff bring in contraband is also an effective route for prisoners.
2017-03-14 09:43
Leicester man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
A 24-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a man hit by a car in Leicester.
2017-03-13 20:31
Craig Shakespeare: Leicester City caretaker boss appointed manager until end of season

Craig Shakespeare has been appointed Leicester City manager until the end of the season.

The 53-year-old has been in caretaker charge since Claudio Ranieri was sacked on 23 February, nine months after winning the Premier League title.

Shakespeare, who has never managed full-time,

2017-03-13 09:31
Man in court over fatal stabbing outside Leicester station
A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a man who was found stabbed outside Leicester railway station.
2017-03-11 19:01
Your East Midlands questions answered
You've been using Your Questions to tell us what you have always wondered about the East Midlands.
2017-03-11 12:23
Gartree prison worker jailed for relationship with inmate
A prison instructor who kissed and exchanged love letters with a convicted murderer has been jailed for misconduct in a public office.
2017-03-11 00:17
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The safety warning on this Sainsbury's item has customers in stitches

Sainsbury's supermarket has added a safety warning to a popular spring product.

No, it's not the sugar content of Easter eggs, or even the risk of burning yourself on a hot cross bun straight out of the toaster.

Customers are being reminded that bunches of daffodils are for

yesterday 20:41
Aldi bargain gin beats rivals costing up to six times more in international taste tests

Budget supermarket Aldi has proved that you don't need to spend a fortune to get a good gin.

Aldi's own brand label won a series of accolades at the prestigious International Spirits Challenge, beating rivals costing up to six times the price.

Aldi's Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin

yesterday 19:35
The safety warning on this Sainsbury's item has customers in stitches

Sainsbury's supermarket has added a safety warning to a popular spring product.

No, it's not the sugar content of Easter eggs, or even the risk of burning yourself on a hot cross bun straight out of the toaster.

Customers are being reminded that bunches of daffodils are for

yesterday 18:29
Always the bridesmaid? This dating show might help you find the one

Are you always the bridesmaid, but never the bride?

A brand new dating programme - with the working title 'Always the Bridesmaid' - is looking for contestants to take part.

Read more: UK boxing heavyweight Anthony Joshua to hold meet and greet event in Leicester

Sharp Jack

yesterday 18:29
Westminster terror victims to be remembered with silent vigil on bridge in Leicester

Staff from a centre which promotes inter-faith harmony are to stage a vigil on a Leicester bridge to remember the victims of the Westminster terror attack.

Riaz Ravat, deputy director of the St Philip's Centre in Evington, is to lead the tribute on the railway bridge near Morrisons on

yesterday 18:29
Leicester City sell out allocation for Atletico Madrid away tie in Champions League quarter-final

Leicester City have sold out their allocation for the away leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Atletico Madrid.

The away end at the Vicente Calderon Stadium will be packed to the brim with City fans on Wednesday, April 11, after the final few tickets of the club's

yesterday 18:29
Parents warned over 'disturbing' spoof Peppa Pig episodes on YouTube

Parents are being warned over spoof episodes of popular children's cartoons surfacing online.

The videos appear to be real episodes of animations like Peppa Pig - but actually depict violent, frightening situations that are unsuitable for younger viewers.

Children are being tricked

yesterday 17:23
Article 50 and Brexit: A simple guide to how Britain will leave the EU

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to commence Brexit on Wednesday by invoking Article 50.

It comes some eight months after a majority of 52 per cent of British voters said they wanted to leave the EU.

Mrs May is to notify other European leaders of Britain's intention to quit EU

yesterday 17:23
Latest news from Leicester
yesterday 20:41 The safety warning on this Sainsbury's item has customers in stitches
yesterday 19:35 Aldi bargain gin beats rivals costing up to six times more in international taste tests
yesterday 18:29 The safety warning on this Sainsbury's item has customers in stitches
yesterday 18:29 Always the bridesmaid? This dating show might help you find the one
yesterday 18:29 Westminster terror victims to be remembered with silent vigil on bridge in Leicester
yesterday 18:29 Leicester City sell out allocation for Atletico Madrid away tie in Champions League quarter-final
yesterday 17:23 Parents warned over 'disturbing' spoof Peppa Pig episodes on YouTube
yesterday 17:23 Article 50 and Brexit: A simple guide to how Britain will leave the EU
yesterday 17:23 Leicester Tigers' Owen Williams has mixed emotions as vital phase of the season approaches
yesterday 17:23 Leicester City podcast: Vardy's England role, Schmeichel and Mahrez transfer links
yesterday 17:23 Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki nets milestone goal in Japan's World Cup qualifying victory
yesterday 17:23 Judge slammed for sparing wife-beating cricketer jail over false Leicestershire Country Cricket link
yesterday 17:23 Police inspector: We didn't clear homelessness protest just to tidy up Leicester
yesterday 16:17 Aldi bargain gin beats rivals costing up to six times more in international taste tests
yesterday 15:27 China Open: Mark Selby & Ronnie O'Sullivan impress but Jimmy White is beaten
yesterday 15:11 Man dies after being hit by train in Rutland incident
yesterday 15:11 Leicestershire business Sweater Shop shuts down with owners blaming cheap overseas manufacturers
yesterday 15:11 New road tax rules: Which cars will be most affected from April 1?
yesterday 15:11 Leicester City sell out allocation for Atletico Madrid away tie in Champions League quarter-final
yesterday 15:11 Claudio Ranieri to talk Leicester City sacking with Carragher and Neville on Monday Night Football
yesterday 15:11 Gordon Banks named Leicester City's best goalkeeper with Kasper Schmeichel ahead of Peter Shilton
yesterday 15:11 Drug dealer crashed into Leicester corner shop after 70mph police chase
yesterday 15:11 Judge slammed for sparing wife-beating cricketer jail over false Leicestershire Country Cricket link
yesterday 13:15 MPs criticise bat attack abuse sentence
yesterday 12:59 Rutland pub celebrates arrival of new coin by offering dinner for £1 – but there's a catch
yesterday 12:59 Grandad turned Leicester home into cannabis factory - even growing the drug in his shed
yesterday 11:53 Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen 'sorry' for not declaring £1.89m HS2 home sale compensation deal
yesterday 11:53 Leicester's first balti house has closed down
yesterday 11:53 New road tax rules: Which cars will be most affected from April 1?
yesterday 11:53 New £1 coin is released today: here's what you need to know
yesterday 11:53 Leicester City news and transfer rumours - LIVE! Ranieri to appear on TV
yesterday 11:53 Leicester City news and transfer rumours - LIVE! Ranieri to appear on TV
yesterday 11:53 'Pedro had a heart of gold' - Friends raise cash for stabbing victim found in Leicester car park
yesterday 10:47 When do schools break up for Easter in Leicester? Here are the dates for your diary
yesterday 10:47 Alzheimer's sufferer goes missing from Leicester home: Can you help police find him?
yesterday 10:47 New £1 coin is released today: here's what you need to know
yesterday 10:47 Grandad turned Leicester home into cannabis factory - even growing the drug in his shed
yesterday 09:57 Chris Read: Nottinghamshire captain to retire at the end of 2017 season
yesterday 09:41 Investigation launched after fire at breakers' yard building in Humberstone, Leicester
yesterday 08:51 City-based Twenty20 tournament moves a step closer as ECB reveals more details
yesterday 08:35 Drug dealer crashed into Leicester corner shop after 70mph police chase
yesterday 08:35 Women at Download Festival 'sexually assaulted while sleeping in their tent', court told
yesterday 07:45 Pedro Godinho named as Canonsleigh Road stab murder victim
2017-03-27 22:43 Abuse charity slams judge's 'shocking ignorance'
2017-03-27 21:21 Multi award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish coming to Leicester
2017-03-27 21:21 Cricketer who hit wife with bat claimed he had job at Leicestershire CCC
2017-03-27 21:21 Car park stabbing victim named as Pedro Godinho, 22
2017-03-27 20:31 Mark Selby: World number one reaches second round in China
2017-03-27 20:15 Do you know someone with the messiest bedroom in Leicestershire? It could win you a prize
2017-03-27 20:15 Leicester Tigers captain Tom Youngs just cannot get enough of these games against Northampton
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