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Live: 2 lanes of M1 blocked after crash near Fosse Park

Traffic officers are en route

Lanes 3 and 4 of the M1 northbound just north of Junction 21 for Fosse Park.

Traffic is building on surrounding roads.

We are covering this story live. Updates are below.

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today 11:53
Could renting a private parking space in Leicester be the answer to expensive season tickets?

Some people are ditching the multi-storeys

Car parking in Leicester city centre is often criticised as expensive and poor quality.

So it’s unsurprising that some drivers are looking for alternatives to the big car parking companies or council offerings.

Some commuters and

today 04:32
Could renting a private parking space in Leicester be the answer to expensive season tickets?

Some people are ditching the multi-storeys

Car parking in Leicester city centre is often criticised as expensive and poor quality.

So it’s unsurprising that some drivers are looking for alternatives to the big car parking companies or council offerings.

Some commuters and

today 04:32
Drug addicts took over this Leicester street - but residents are fighting back

One by one, the dealers and users are being kicked out

Peace is returning to Kate Street - but it's been a long time coming.

People who have lived on the small Leicester estate for years say their lives changed dramatically when a handful of flats were let out to heroin users - some

today 04:32
Drug addicts took over this Leicester street - but residents are fighting back

One by one, the dealers and users are being kicked out

Peace is returning to Kate Street - but it's been a long time coming.

People who have lived on the small Leicester estate for years say their lives changed dramatically when a handful of flats were let out to heroin users - some

today 04:32
House fire in Aikman Close, Leicester is 'under investigation', say officials

Inquiries will resume in the morning

An investigation has been launched into the cause of a house fire in Leicester this evening.

Fire crews were called to Aikman Close, off Aikman Avenue, in New Parks shortly before 5.30pm.

In a statement released this

yesterday 21:11
House fire in Aikman Close, Leicester is 'under investigation', say officials

Inquiries will resume in the morning

An investigation has been launched into the cause of a house fire in Leicester this evening.

Fire crews were called to Aikman Close, off Aikman Avenue, in New Parks shortly before 5.30pm.

In a statement released this

yesterday 21:11
Warning as 'super strength' variety of zombie drug Mamba hits Leicester

Police have called paramedics to treat users

A super-strength variety of the 'zombie drug' Mamba is being sold to users in Leicester, police believe.

The drug, which is also known as Spice, has become notorious for the temporary frozen, catatonic state it induces in some

yesterday 20:08
Warning as 'super strength' variety of zombie drug Mamba hits Leicester

Police have called paramedics to treat users

A super-strength variety of the 'zombie drug' Mamba is being sold to users in Leicester, police believe.

The drug, which is also known as Spice, has become notorious for the temporary frozen, catatonic state it induces in some

yesterday 20:08
New 1.2k-pupil secondary school to be built next to Abbey Park

It will have an emphasis on practical, vocational learning

A new 1,200 place secondary school is being planned on a former bus depot site in Leicester.

The Learning Without Limits Trust is behind the plans for the school where the old Edwardian transport complex stood.

The

yesterday 19:05
New 1.2k-pupil secondary school to be built next to Abbey Park

It will have an emphasis on practical, vocational learning

A new 1,200 place secondary school is being planned on a former bus depot site in Leicester.

The Learning Without Limits Trust is behind the plans for the school where the old Edwardian transport complex stood.

The

yesterday 19:05
Third of young women in Leicestershire are NOT getting tested for cervical cancer as 'Jade Goody effect' is over

The disease became well known after Big Brother contestant Jade Goody died from it

More than 27,000 Leicestershire women under 35 failed missed their last test for cervical cancer, new figures show.

The disease was brought to prominence by the illness and death of Big Brother star

yesterday 18:02
Third of young women in Leicestershire are NOT getting tested for cervical cancer as 'Jade Goody effect' is over

The disease became well known after Big Brother contestant Jade Goody died from it

More than 27,000 Leicestershire women under 35 failed missed their last test for cervical cancer, new figures show.

The disease was brought to prominence by the illness and death of Big Brother star

yesterday 18:02
Drug dealer jailed over £200,000 cocaine plot makes bid for a shorter prison sentence

Luke Porter says his eight years and eight month sentence is 'excessive'

A drug dealer linked with cocaine worth over £200,000 has failed to persuade top judges that his jail term was too long.

Luke Porter, 28, was one of a gang of men locked up following a drug-busting

yesterday 18:02
Drug dealer jailed over £200,000 cocaine plot makes bid for a shorter prison sentence

Luke Porter says his eight years and eight month sentence is 'excessive'

A drug dealer linked with cocaine worth over £200,000 has failed to persuade top judges that his jail term was too long.

Luke Porter, 28, was one of a gang of men locked up following a drug-busting

yesterday 18:02
Woman cut free from car after crash in Coleman Road in Leicester

Injured woman has been taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary

A driver was cut free from her car after a two-vehicle crash in Leicester this afternoon.

The vehicles collided in Coleman Road, near its junction with Robinson Road, shortly after 4pm.

The road remains open

yesterday 16:59
Daily News
'You've got to be castrated' - ANOTHER video of shocking abuse pensioner suffered from care worker

A woman has been voluntarily interviewed by police

A second video of abuse directed towards a pensioner in a care home has emerged.

The footage shows the care worker saying tormenting the pensioner, who is believed to have dementia, once again.

She is heard asking about Jeremy

today 11:54
'You've got to be castrated' - ANOTHER video of shocking abuse pensioner suffered from care worker

A woman has been voluntarily interviewed by police

A second video of abuse directed towards a pensioner in a care home has emerged.

The footage shows the care worker saying tormenting the pensioner, who is believed to have dementia, once again.

She is heard asking about Jeremy

today 11:54
Why you should stop making New Year's resolutions

A success coach says you should set goals instead

Every January people set ambitious plans they hope to do in the new year and usually by February, most people have already given up.

Research from the University of Scranton suggests just 8% of people achieve their aims each year,

today 11:54
Why you should stop making New Year's resolutions

A success coach says you should set goals instead

Every January people set ambitious plans they hope to do in the new year and usually by February, most people have already given up.

Research from the University of Scranton suggests just 8% of people achieve their aims each year,

today 11:54
George Ezra, Snow Patrol and Lana Del Rey to headline Latitude Festival 2019

The annual event returns to Henham Park this July

George Ezra, Lana Del Rey and Snow Patrol are headlining this year's Latitude Festival.

The trio top the bill at Suffolk's Henham Park event which returns on July 18-21.

Also joining them is electronic act Underworld who'll

today 11:54
Liverpool receive major injury boost amid full-back crisis ahead of Premier League clash with Leicester City

The Foxes head to Anfield to face the league leaders

Liverpool have received an injury boost ahead of their clash with Leicester City next Wednesday.

There were fears the Reds could be without a recognised right-back for the clash with the Foxes, but those fears have now been eased

today 11:54
Liverpool receive major injury boost amid full-back crisis ahead of Premier League clash with Leicester City

The Foxes head to Anfield to face the league leaders

Liverpool have received an injury boost ahead of their clash with Leicester City next Wednesday.

There were fears the Reds could be without a recognised right-back for the clash with the Foxes, but those fears have now been eased

today 11:54
Inter Milan turn down chance to sign Leicester City's Adrien Silva - report

Silva may get another chance to resurrect his City career

Inter Milan have turned down the chance to sign Leicester City midfielder Adrien Silva, according to reports in Italy.

Sky Italia have reported Silva was offered to the Serie A club by his representatives, who have been trying

today 11:54
Latest news from Leicester
today 11:54 'You've got to be castrated' - ANOTHER video of shocking abuse pensioner suffered from care worker
today 11:54 'You've got to be castrated' - ANOTHER video of shocking abuse pensioner suffered from care worker
today 11:54 Why you should stop making New Year's resolutions
today 11:54 Why you should stop making New Year's resolutions
today 11:54 George Ezra, Snow Patrol and Lana Del Rey to headline Latitude Festival 2019
today 11:54 Liverpool receive major injury boost amid full-back crisis ahead of Premier League clash with Leicester City
today 11:54 Liverpool receive major injury boost amid full-back crisis ahead of Premier League clash with Leicester City
today 11:54 Inter Milan turn down chance to sign Leicester City's Adrien Silva - report
today 11:54 Inter Milan turn down chance to sign Leicester City's Adrien Silva - report
today 11:54 Where Leicester City rank alongside Manchester United and Real Madrid in world football's latest rich list revealed
today 11:54 Where Leicester City rank alongside Manchester United and Real Madrid in world football's latest rich list revealed
today 11:53 Live: 2 lanes of M1 blocked after crash near Fosse Park
today 10:50 Premier League transfer news: Arsenal move for Manchester United star, Liverpool sign a defender
today 10:50 Inside a £1.55m dream home in Hallaton, Market Harborough
today 10:50 Why are so many companies fleeing the UK ahead of Brexit?
today 10:50 Why are so many companies fleeing the UK ahead of Brexit?
today 10:50 'A simply graze could be deadly' - the huge threat of growing resistance to antibiotics
today 10:50 'A simply graze could be deadly' - the huge threat of growing resistance to antibiotics
today 10:50 Speedboat killer blames date's father for his decision to flee
today 10:50 Speedboat killer blames date's father for his decision to flee
today 10:47 Leicestershire target overseas signing for T20 Blast
today 09:47 A46 blocked after crash near Birstall
today 09:47 Woman challenges Facebook libel ruling after painting husband as a 'dangerous and thoroughly disreputable man'
today 09:47 Woman challenges Facebook libel ruling after painting husband as a 'dangerous and thoroughly disreputable man'
today 09:47 Heartbreaking story of single mum who will leave behind 6-year-old son when she dies from rare cancer
today 09:47 Heartbreaking story of single mum who will leave behind 6-year-old son when she dies from rare cancer
today 09:47 Essex criminal fled to Dubai and taunted police with images of his lavish lifestyle
today 09:47 Essex criminal fled to Dubai and taunted police with images of his lavish lifestyle
today 09:47 Music festival for the whole family to be held just an hour from Leicester
today 09:47 Music festival for the whole family to be held just an hour from Leicester
today 09:47 Life story of war hero and ‘exceptional’ man of poetry and teaching told in new book
today 09:47 Life story of war hero and ‘exceptional’ man of poetry and teaching told in new book
today 09:47 Bad private landlords in Leicester could face big fines under proposed changes
today 09:47 Bad private landlords in Leicester could face big fines under proposed changes
today 08:44 Mum slated after revealing 'disgusting' toilet habit that left people shocked
today 08:44 Mum slated after revealing 'disgusting' toilet habit that left people shocked
today 08:44 Soggy start to the weekend forecast before another wintry blast hits the UK
today 08:44 Soggy start to the weekend forecast before another wintry blast hits the UK
today 08:44 These Chinese herbal remedies could restore your health
today 08:44 These Chinese herbal remedies could restore your health
today 08:44 Leicester City remain an inspiration to the rest of the Premier League
today 08:44 Leicester City remain an inspiration to the rest of the Premier League
today 08:44 Live: A46 blocked by crash near Birstall
today 07:41 Leicester City news and transfers live - January window latest from the King Power Stadium
today 05:35 Why the Nahitan Nandez to Leicester City reports may not be as they seem
today 05:35 Why the Nahitan Nandez to Leicester City reports may not be as they seem
today 05:35 Driver follows parking meter instructions exactly and still lands £70 fine
today 05:35 Driver follows parking meter instructions exactly and still lands £70 fine
today 04:32 Could renting a private parking space in Leicester be the answer to expensive season tickets?
today 04:32 Could renting a private parking space in Leicester be the answer to expensive season tickets?
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today 12:32 Boris Johnson received £10,000 from JCB before Brexit speech
today 12:29 East Yorkshire's superb nature and scenery is attracting more people than ever
today 12:29 East Yorkshire's superb nature and scenery is attracting more people than ever
today 12:29 David Davis MP takes up second job earning £3,000-an-hour at JCB
today 12:29 David Davis MP takes up second job earning £3,000-an-hour at JCB
today 12:20 The fight for the game-changing cystic fibrosis drug, Orkambi
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today 12:11 BREAKING: Murders up 14% amid terrifying rise in UK knife attacks
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today 12:08 UK MPs appeal to Corbyn to back second Brexit vote
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today 11:35 How cold does it have to get before we can go home from work?
today 11:35 Why MPs stand when they speak and other rules in the Houses of Parliament
today 11:35 Police search remote Burhou island for Emiliano Sala after ‘red flare sightings’
today 11:35 Dad raped and sexually abused his own daughter from age of 12 to 14
today 11:35 Risk of ‘significant snow’ to come after temperatures plunged below -8°C
today 11:35 Labour MP told she should be ‘f***ing gunned down’ for not backing People’s Vote
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today 11:32 Doomsday Clock 2019: What is the Doomsday Clock? How close are we to midnight?
today 11:32 Channel 4 host forced to END heated Brexit clash – 'I feel like I'm in a pub BRAWL'
today 11:32 Camilla Parker Bowles: Duchess of Cornwall’s life before Prince Charles
today 11:32 Brexit TRAP: Downing St ‘beginning to accept Brexit DELAY’ as MPs rally to block no deal
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today 11:32 Brexit BOOST: No deal is 'GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY' for UK to remove EU barriers
today 11:32 'Brits don't understand you' Peston SNAPS at Starmer over Labour's 'unclear' Brexit policy
today 11:32 Bloodbath Britain: Murder and knife crime SOARS as person killed in London every 2.5 DAYS
today 11:32 Artificial Intelligence WARNING: AI 'capable predicting and manipulating YOUR future'
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today 11:32 Brexit WARNING: Mark Carney claims British businesses UNPREPARED for no-deal – Davos 2019
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today 11:32 'Be CAREFUL' Rees-Mogg's stern WARNING to Yvette Cooper about Brexit amendment
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today 11:29 What does Alex Salmond’s arrest mean for the SNP and a second Scottish independence vote?
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today 11:26 Speedboat killer blames date's father for his decision to flee
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