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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors

Leicester bring in Graham Kitchener at lock for the suspended Will Spencer, who misses the meeting with his old club following his red card at Wasps.

Tigers also select Jordan Olowofela at full-back, while Jonah Holmes comes in on the wing.

Worcester are without England centre Ben ...

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Man mistakenly listed as owner of extra council house

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A man incorrectly listed as the owner of a second council house says the ...

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Loughborough named university of the year in annual list

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Loughborough has been named UK university of the year alongside a set of ...

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Forbidden Forest festival: Loughborough venue may lose licence

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A venue could lose its premises licence over a festival which halted ...

2018-09-19 19:47 open_in_new
County Championship: Leicestershire beat Durham before tea on day two

Durham lost 20 wickets inside two sessions as they succumbed to an embarrassing innings defeat by Leicestershire before tea on day two.

Leicestershire had resumed on 316-8 and were quickly all out for 321.

But the visitors were then dismissed for just 61 in a reply lasting 28 overs, ...

2018-09-19 18:44 open_in_new
Will Spencer: Leicester second row banned for dangerous tackle

Leicester second row Will Spencer has been banned for four weeks after being sent off for a dangerous tackle in Sunday's Premiership match with Wasps.

Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy claimed rugby has become "too PC" following Spencer's dismissal.

A number of other players and ...

2018-09-19 10:20 open_in_new
County Championship: Leicestershire battle past 300 against Durham

Leicestershire battled to a competitive total on a mixed opening day of their game against Durham.

Opener Ateeq Javid top-scored for the hosts with 58 before being trapped lbw by Chris Rushworth (2-64).

Although they lost wickets regularly, Neil Dexter (43) and Lewis Hill (42 not ...

2018-09-18 20:42 open_in_new
Boy, 15, arrested after van house crash in Leicestershire

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A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle ...

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Swimming World Series: Jack Burnell takes gold after 'worst season'

Britain's Jack Burnell claimed gold at the penultimate 10km marathon swimming World Series event of the season in Chun'An, China.

Burnell, 25, broke two ribs earlier in the year and was seventh at the European Championships in Glasgow last month.

He completed the course on the ...

2018-09-17 10:02 open_in_new
Prisoners create artwork to help with mental health

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Artwork by former and serving prisoners is being exhibited as part of a ...

2018-09-15 18:08 open_in_new
'Guru' Mohanial Rajani jailed for touching breasts with feet

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A self-proclaimed "guru" who repeatedly touched women's breasts with his ...

2018-09-14 20:05 open_in_new
Pilot safely landed Ryanair plane that was missing wheel

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2018-09-14 15:53 open_in_new
Lee Rigby: Fundraiser Gary Gardner jailed for fraud

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A fundraiser has been jailed for two and a half years after pocketing ...

2018-09-14 13:47 open_in_new
Ned Eckersley: Leicestershire wicketkeeper to leave at end of season

Leicestershire's longest-serving player Ned Eckersley is one of four men who have not been offered new contracts by the club.

The 29-year-old wicketkeeper made his Foxes first-class debut in 2011 and has scored 5,646 runs at a 32.26 average.

Batsman Mark Pettini, all-rounder Tom ...

2018-09-14 12:44 open_in_new
Lee Rigby: Charity fundraiser Gary Gardner guilty of two fraud charges

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A fundraiser has been convicted of two counts of fraud after pocketing ...

2018-09-13 18:53 open_in_new
Zak Chappell: Nottinghamshire sign Leicestershire all-rounder

Nottinghamshire have signed Leicestershire all-rounder Zak Chappell on a three-year deal.

The 22-year-old has taken 16 wickets in the County Championship this season and averages 31.29 with the bat.

"This is a dream move and I'm excited to get started at such a prestigious club," he ...

2018-09-13 11:32 open_in_new
Leicester dwarf wrestling 'freak show' cancelled

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A charity has said it is "very pleased" a wrestling event involving ...

2018-09-12 13:29 open_in_new
Burglar jailed after being caught by nail clipping DNA

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2018-09-11 18:35 open_in_new
Forbidden Forest: Complaints about 'dangerous' festival queues

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Festival-goers have criticised event organisers for "dangerous" and ...

2018-09-11 14:23 open_in_new
Men sentenced for Leicester jeweller's torture murder

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Two men have been sentenced for murdering a jeweller who was kidnapped ...

2018-09-10 17:23 open_in_new
Leicester Tigers: Geordan Murphy 'will be fantastic head coach', says lock Will Spencer

Lock Will Spencer says Geordan Murphy will make a "fantastic" Leicester Tigers head coach after the Irishman guided them to victory in his first match in interim charge.

Murphy oversaw a 49-33 triumph over Newcastle just five days after Matt O'Connor was sacked following their ...

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