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Good Samaritan Christmas shoppers intervene as woman threatens to jump from bridge

Two men on the bridge managed to get alongside the woman and restrain her

Good Samaritan Christmas shoppers came together to persuade a woman threatening to jump from a bridge near the M1 to think again.

Julie Asher and her two daughters were returning to Lutterworth after Christmas

yesterday 18:37
Vehicle smashes into front of Mediterranean Grill in Hinckley in 'attempted ATM raid'

A vehicle was used to smash in the front of the Mediterranean Grill in Strathmore Road, Hinckley

Police are investigating a ram-raid attack on a takeaway containing a cash machine.

Some time around 1am this morning a vehicle was used to smash the front of the Mediterranean Grill in

yesterday 17:35
Vehicle smashes into front of Mediterranean Grill in Hinckley in 'attempted ATM raid'

A vehicle was used to smash in the front of the Mediterranean Grill in Strathmore Road, Hinckley

Police are investigating a ram-raid attack on a takeaway containing a cash machine.

Some time around 1am this morning a vehicle was used to smash the front of the Mediterranean Grill in

yesterday 17:35
These are the BEST performing primary schools in Leicestershire

Small village schools top the charts in Leicester and Leicestershire with five schools getting all pupils to the required standard

The best primary schools in Leicestershire have been revealed in a new chart published by the government.

This year’s Key Stage 2 results have been

yesterday 15:31
These are the BEST performing primary schools in Leicestershire

Small village schools top the charts in Leicester and Leicestershire with five schools getting all pupils to the required standard

The best primary schools in Leicestershire have been revealed in a new chart published by the government.

This year’s Key Stage 2 results have been

yesterday 15:31
Boos, team selections and reasons for fatigue - talking points from Leicester City's defeat

James Sharpe looks at the big issues following the poor performances against Crystal Palace

Here are the big talking points from Leicester City's poor 3-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace

1. Fans pay their money. That gives them every right, if they are so inclined, to boo their

yesterday 14:29
Boos, team selections and reasons for fatigue - talking points from Leicester City's defeat

James Sharpe looks at the big issues following the poor performances against Crystal Palace

Here are the big talking points from Leicester City's poor 3-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace

1. Fans pay their money. That gives them every right, if they are so inclined, to boo their

yesterday 14:29
Two men follow their sat nav - end up trapped on car roof in 3 feet of icy water

The pair quite literally got into deep water late on Friday night

Police officers in Leicestershire have posted a series of images highlighting the dangers of driving through flooded roads.

The images record a pair who, quite literally, got into deep water in Watery Gate, Thurlaston

yesterday 13:27
Two men follow their sat nav - end up trapped on car roof in 3 feet of icy water

The pair quite literally got into deep water late on Friday night

Police officers in Leicestershire have posted a series of images highlighting the dangers of driving through flooded roads.

The images record a pair who, quite literally, got into deep water in Watery Gate, Thurlaston

yesterday 13:27
Revealed: £2m plan could finally sort out 'horrifying eyesore' at back of Leicester’s historic Corn Exchange

“While we didn’t cause the eyesore we did reveal it" says Sir Peter Soulsby

Covering up the ‘horrifying eyesore’ at the back of Leicester’s historic Corn Exchange could cost nearly £2 million, it has been revealed.

A grim tangle of ducts, fire escapes, vents and

yesterday 05:11
Revealed: £2m plan could finally sort out 'horrifying eyesore' at back of Leicester’s historic Corn Exchange

“While we didn’t cause the eyesore we did reveal it" says Sir Peter Soulsby

Covering up the ‘horrifying eyesore’ at the back of Leicester’s historic Corn Exchange could cost nearly £2 million, it has been revealed.

A grim tangle of ducts, fire escapes, vents and

yesterday 05:11
Why Leicester’s Jubilee Square ice rink has proved to be a huge success

“We thought it would be popular but not as successful as it has proved"

Thousands of people have taken to the ice at Leicester’s Jubilee Square skating rink since it opened a week ago.

The city council said nearly every skating session has been booked out since Saturday when the

2017-12-16 17:43
Why Leicester’s Jubilee Square ice rink has proved to be a huge success

“We thought it would be popular but not as successful as it has proved"

Thousands of people have taken to the ice at Leicester’s Jubilee Square skating rink since it opened a week ago.

The city council said nearly every skating session has been booked out since Saturday when the

2017-12-16 17:43
Thousands of Leicester homes left without power on freezing evening after Westcotes Drive sub station fire

Hundreds of people had no power for more than five hours on a freezing night

Hundreds of people had to endure freezing temperatures for more than five hours without heat or light after a sub station fire in the West End area of Leicester last night.

Almost 4,000 homes were affected

2017-12-16 12:21
Thousands of Leicester homes left without power on freezing evening after Westcotes Drive sub station fire

Hundreds of people had no power for more than five hours on a freezing night

Hundreds of people had to endure freezing temperatures for more than five hours without heat or light after a sub station fire in the West End area of Leicester last night.

Almost 4,000 homes were affected

2017-12-16 12:21
Callous thief steals £150 from World War Two veteran - but community respond with amazing gesture

“My great uncle has said that he did not let Hitler beat him so he is not going to let this petty criminal beat him"

A 91-year-old war veteran has thanked people for rallying round after a thief stole £150 from his home.

Harry Higgins, who served as an infantryman in Europe

2017-12-15 21:25
Daily News
Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training rated outstanding

Ofsted said: "Leadership and management is outstanding.... it has secured outstanding outcomes for trainees."

A school-based teacher training provider has been rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training, is led by two academy trusts – the Leicestershire-based

today 00:49
Leicester City boss defends Wilfred Ndidi after his red card in poor defeat

Disappointed Claude Puel says young midfielder's sending off was 'harsh, but perhaps it was simulation'

Claude Puel has defended midfielder Wilfred Ndidi after his red card against Crystal Palace scuppered any hopes of a comeback for his side.

City were training 2-0 after a

today 22:45
Leicester City boss defends Wilfred Ndidi after his red card in poor defeat

Disappointed Claude Puel says young midfielder's sending off was 'harsh, but perhaps it was simulation'

Claude Puel has defended midfielder Wilfred Ndidi after his red card against Crystal Palace scuppered any hopes of a comeback for his side.

City were training 2-0 after a

today 22:45
Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi 'gutted' by his sending off, says his team-mates

Young midfielder sat devastated in dressing room after red card during defeat to Crystal Palace

Wilfred Ndidi will learn from his red card against Crystal Palace and become a better player for it, believes Leicester City team-mate Marc Albrigton.

The midfielder received two yellow

today 22:45
Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi 'gutted' by his sending off, says his team-mates

Young midfielder sat devastated in dressing room after red card during defeat to Crystal Palace

Wilfred Ndidi will learn from his red card against Crystal Palace and become a better player for it, believes Leicester City team-mate Marc Albrigton.

The midfielder received two yellow

today 22:45
Leicester Tigers 16-25 Munster reaction: Defeat is enormous blow to our season, says O'Connor

Head coach admits 'it's near impossible' to progress in Europe as side left bottom of Pool 4

Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O’Connor described his side’s 25-16 Champions Cup defeat by Munster as an “enormous” blow to their season.

Leicester are now bottom of Pool 4 after

yesterday 21:43
Leeds Force 59-104 Leicester Riders: BBL Trophy defence off to flying start

Leicester Riders cruised into the quarter-finals of the BBL Trophy with a thumping 104-59 victory at Leeds Force.

Riders will now face Plymouth Raiders in the next round following the draw on Friday night.

Tyler Bernardini tied his career high eight three-pointers for the

yesterday 20:41
Leicester Tigers 16- 25 Munster verdict: European adventure ends in fierce physical clash

Early hope of Tait try evaporates with high penalty count in second defeat in eight days to Irish side

Leicester Tigers’ European venture came to an end after a physically ferocious clash with Munster ended in a 25-16 defeat.

A second defeat in eight days by the Irish province was

yesterday 20:41
Latest news from Leicester
today 00:49 Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training rated outstanding
today 22:45 Leicester City boss defends Wilfred Ndidi after his red card in poor defeat
today 22:45 Leicester City boss defends Wilfred Ndidi after his red card in poor defeat
today 22:45 Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi 'gutted' by his sending off, says his team-mates
today 22:45 Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi 'gutted' by his sending off, says his team-mates
yesterday 21:43 Leicester Tigers 16-25 Munster reaction: Defeat is enormous blow to our season, says O'Connor
yesterday 20:41 Leeds Force 59-104 Leicester Riders: BBL Trophy defence off to flying start
yesterday 20:41 Leicester Tigers 16- 25 Munster verdict: European adventure ends in fierce physical clash
yesterday 20:41 The reality for Leicester Tigers is unpleasant and Munster were just too good
yesterday 18:37 Good Samaritan Christmas shoppers intervene as woman threatens to jump from bridge
yesterday 17:35 Police issue fresh appeal on missing David after sightings
yesterday 17:35 Police issue fresh appeal on missing David after sightings
yesterday 17:35 Vehicle smashes into front of Mediterranean Grill in Hinckley in 'attempted ATM raid'
yesterday 17:35 Vehicle smashes into front of Mediterranean Grill in Hinckley in 'attempted ATM raid'
yesterday 16:33 Headteacher of popular St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy in Knighton is retiring after 30 years in profession
yesterday 16:33 Headteacher of popular St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy in Knighton is retiring after 30 years in profession
yesterday 16:33 New College Leicester achieves 'good' Ofsted rating - but is still failing some of its pupils
yesterday 16:33 New College Leicester achieves 'good' Ofsted rating - but is still failing some of its pupils
yesterday 16:33 This Christmas tree in Oadby with 20k bulbs might be the most spectacular in Leicestershire
yesterday 16:33 This Christmas tree in Oadby with 20k bulbs might be the most spectacular in Leicestershire
yesterday 15:31 These are the BEST performing primary schools in Leicestershire
yesterday 15:31 These are the BEST performing primary schools in Leicestershire
yesterday 14:29 60 Santas row up River Soar for Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre in Belgrave
yesterday 14:29 60 Santas row up River Soar for Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre in Belgrave
yesterday 14:29 Why referee got big decisions right as Leicester City really had one of those days
yesterday 14:29 Why referee got big decisions right as Leicester City really had one of those days
yesterday 14:29 Boos, team selections and reasons for fatigue - talking points from Leicester City's defeat
yesterday 14:29 Boos, team selections and reasons for fatigue - talking points from Leicester City's defeat
yesterday 13:27 Two men follow their sat nav - end up trapped on car roof in 3 feet of icy water
yesterday 13:27 Two men follow their sat nav - end up trapped on car roof in 3 feet of icy water
yesterday 12:25 Firefighters offer advice on what to do in a blaze after fatal London Road fire
yesterday 12:25 Firefighters offer advice on what to do in a blaze after fatal London Road fire
yesterday 12:25 Review: Cured in Leicester venue The Cookie has launched a new menu - but is it any good?
yesterday 12:25 These funny 40 Christmas cracker jokes will make you laugh – and groan
yesterday 11:23 Fire crews free woman trapped in car on its side in Bruntingthorpe Road
yesterday 11:23 Manchester United legends Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke to visit Leicester for one-night only
yesterday 11:23 Manchester United legends Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke to visit Leicester for one-night only
yesterday 11:23 Festive freakshakes are available from Leicester dessert parlour Creams Cafe - and they look incredible
yesterday 11:23 Festive freakshakes are available from Leicester dessert parlour Creams Cafe - and they look incredible
yesterday 11:23 Rebekah Vardy calls BBC Radio 5 live commentator ‘pathetic’ over remarks during Leicester City game
yesterday 09:19 M1 horror crash caused by driver parking in fast lane of motorway
yesterday 08:17 Leicester Tigers begin defence of BBL Trophy at Leeds Force
yesterday 08:17 What time does Leeds Force v Leicester Riders tip-off?
yesterday 05:11 Soldier braves sub zero temperatures and knee injury to complete 100-mile charity walk around Leicestershire
yesterday 05:11 10 amazing Leicestershire experiences which would make ideal Christmas gifts
yesterday 05:11 10 amazing Leicestershire experiences which would make ideal Christmas gifts
yesterday 05:11 Take a look inside the cheapest flat you can rent in Leicester right now
yesterday 05:11 Take a look inside the cheapest flat you can rent in Leicester right now
yesterday 05:11 Heroic woman 'intervened as man was being attacked by 2 others' in Market Street
yesterday 05:11 Heroic woman 'intervened as man was being attacked by 2 others' in Market Street
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today 01:31 Ashley Jensen’s husband Terence Beesley found dead at home aged 60
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today 23:35 Prince Harry turns royal reporter and jokes with pal Barack Obama about his British accent
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today 22:51 Two men had to be rescued when their sat nav took them into 3ft of icy water
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