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How will the inquiry into historical child sexual abuse work?
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) in England and Wales is to hold its first full public hearing on 27 February when it examines allegations made by children in care who were sent abroad in the past. ...
today 10:07 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Sacked Leicester manager says his 'dream died'

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Claudio Ranieri says his "dream died" when he was sacked as Leicester manager nine months after winning the Premier League.

Ranieri, 65, guided the Foxes to the title despite them ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Leicester caretaker boss denies player revolt

Leicester City caretaker boss Craig Shakespeare has denied a player revolt led to the sacking of Claudio Ranieri.

BBC Sport understands some players were summoned to meet the chairman after the 2-1 loss to Sevilla and Ranieri's fate was sealed by the negative reaction.

The Italian ...

yesterday 14:17 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Were Leicester right to sack title-winning manager?

When Claudio Ranieri - surrounded by his triumphant Leicester City squad - lifted the Premier League trophy at the King Power Stadium on 7 May last year, it concluded arguably the greatest story in British sport.

The Italian's first season in charge, following an appointment greeted with a ...

yesterday 09:53 open_in_new
Cosby death: Man held on suspicion of murder

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after another man who was found with serious injuries died in hospital.

Officers ...

yesterday 08:47 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Leicester's decision to sack manager 'unforgivable', says Gary Lineker

Leicester City's decision to sack Claudio Ranieri nine months after he won the title is "unforgivable", says former Foxes striker Gary Lineker.

Ranieri took the Foxes to the title in 2015-16 despite them being rated 5,000-1 shots at the start of that campaign.

Leicester are 17th this ...

yesterday 23:57 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Leicester City sack Premier League-winning manager

Manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title.

The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left.

"The board reluctantly feels that a change of leadership, while admittedly painful, is ...

2017-02-23 22:39 open_in_new
Premiership: Harlequins v Leicester Tigers

Fly-half Nick Evans and prop Mark Lambert return to the Harlequins starting line-up after injury.

Alofa Alofa starts on the wing and George Merrick replaces Mark Reddish at lock as Quins make four changes from the side which lost at Bath.

Lachlan McCaffrey is back at number eight ...

2017-02-23 14:53 open_in_new
Mel Marshall: Improving Adam Peaty, staying grounded and building for Tokyo

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Mel Marshall has a new job, fresh surroundings, a smart new title and the world-class facilities she so craved.

But the hunger to succeed remains just as strong as it ever ...

2017-02-23 13:47 open_in_new
Amazon Prime imam 'stopped in the street for selfies'

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An imam who appeared in a popular Christmas advert has been asked to work with the government to promote harmony between Islam and ...

2017-02-23 02:45 open_in_new
Your East Midlands questions answered

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You've been using Your Questions to tell us what you have always wondered about the East Midlands.

From "Is Rutland financially ...

2017-02-22 13:29 open_in_new
Richard Cockerill: Edinburgh coach targets home-grown talent

Richard Cockerill wants to instil direction, leadership and steel into his Edinburgh side when he takes over as head coach from next season.

The bullish former Leicester Tigers director of rugby has signed a two-year deal with Scottish Rugby.

Cockerill is savouring the opportunity to ...

2017-02-21 19:41 open_in_new
Leicester City: Club complains to FA over 'abuse' at Millwall

Leicester have complained to the Football Association about "abuse, provocation and intimidation" they say their players, fans and staff suffered during Saturday's match at Millwall.

The Foxes say they received "numerous complaints" and "will not accept the safety of our supporters, ...

2017-02-21 14:09 open_in_new
Leicester rugby players push ambulance stuck in mud

20 February 2017 Last updated at 14:26 GMT

There was a good team effort from players at a Leicester rugby club who had to push an ambulance off the pitch when it got stuck in the mud.

Players from Aylestone Athletic and Aylestone St James dug in to move the ambulance which had been ...

2017-02-20 17:15 open_in_new
Abbey Park murder: Two jailed for Leicester killing

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Two men who filmed an attack in which a man was stripped naked and "brutally beaten" have been jailed for murder.

Keith Lowe, ...

2017-02-20 16:09 open_in_new
Police officers hurt breaking up children's party fight

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A children's party which police said went "a little wrong" ended when two officers were hurt breaking up a fight.

Five people ...

2017-02-20 12:51 open_in_new
Richard Cockerill to take over as Edinburgh coach for next season

Edinburgh have appointed former Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill as head coach from next season.

Cockerill, who was sacked by Leicester last month, is working as a consultant with Toulon in the French Top 14.

The former England hooker has signed a two-year deal ...

2017-02-20 11:45 open_in_new
Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder after street attack

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A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a man was critically injured in a street assault.

The 27-year-old ...

2017-02-19 13:43 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Leicester City manager calls for 'soldiers and gladiators'

Leicester City need "soldiers and gladiators" to save their season, says manager Claudio Ranieri.

Last season's Premier League champions are fighting relegation and were beaten in the FA Cup by League One side Millwall, who had a player sent-off.

Leicester, with one win in eight ...

2017-02-18 22:17 open_in_new
Bridge to reopen after Barrow upon Soar rail track collapse

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A bridge that partially collapsed on to railway tracks is to reopen to traffic next month.

The collapse, in Barrow-upon-Soar in ...

2017-02-18 14:35 open_in_new
New video prompts Abbey Park beating murder admission

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A man has admitted murder part way through his trial after being confronted with new video evidence.

Keith Lowe, 22, had ...

2017-02-17 19:53 open_in_new