Latest News Headlines UK

BBC Leicester

Gardeners' World pays tribute to Loughborough's 'Mr Bloom'

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

Tributes have been paid to a Leicestershire town's "Mr Bloom" who died a ...

yesterday 10:15 open_in_new
Derby Midland Station: Major work to hit train services

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

A £200m upgrade of Derby station is set to lead to disruption on rail ...

yesterday 09:11 open_in_new
Kia Super League 'instrumental' to England Women's World Cup win

The formation of the Kia Super League in 2016 was "instrumental" to England's World Cup success, says Loughborough Lightning all-rounder Georgia Elwiss.

The six-team domestic T20 competition's third season starts on Sunday, one day before the first anniversary of 2017's Women's World Cup ...

2018-07-21 14:11 open_in_new
Leicester City sign Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward for £12.5m

Leicester City have signed Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward for £12.5m.

Ward leaves Anfield after slipping to fourth choice following the arrival of Alisson for a record £66.8m from Roma.

Ward, 25, who has made four appearances for Wales but only managed two for Liverpool, ...

2018-07-20 21:23 open_in_new
Mark Cosgrove: Leicestershire batsman extends contract until end of 2020 season

Leicestershire batsman Mark Cosgrove has agreed to extend his contract until the end of the 2020 season.

The 34-year-old is closing in on 6,000 runs in all competitions for the Foxes since making his debut in 2015.

Australian Cosgrove follows T20 captain Colin Ackermann in committing ...

2018-07-20 12:59 open_in_new
Four jailed for death of man beaten with prosthetic leg

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

Four men involved in the death of a man who was beaten with his own ...

2018-07-19 19:08 open_in_new
T20 Blast: Lancashire Lightning beat Leicestershire Foxes by eight wickets

Lancashire moved top of the T20 Blast North Group with a comfortable eight-wicket win over Leicestershire.

After opener Cameron Delport hit 25 from 13 balls, hosts Leicestershire slipped from 88-1 to 102-6 and were all out for 142 with two balls remaining.

The visitors confidently ...

2018-07-19 00:14 open_in_new
Leicester jeweller murder trial: Man hid 'gun in a burka'

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

One of the men accused of killing a jeweller has said a co-defendant ...

2018-07-18 20:02 open_in_new
Rob Horne: Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers moved to Twickenham

Northampton will play their Premiership game against Leicester Tigers on 6 October at Twickenham to raise money for former Saints centre Rob Horne.

The Australia international retired in April after suffering nerve damage which left his right arm paralysed.

Horne, 28, was captaining ...

2018-07-18 16:53 open_in_new
Rutland councillor reported to police over racist Facebook posts

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

A councillor has been referred to police over social media posts in which ...

2018-07-18 13:45 open_in_new
Ellis Genge: Leicester's England prop ruled out until start of 2019 after knee surgery

Leicester and England prop Ellis Genge will not play again until the new year after having surgery on his knee.

The 23-year-old was hurt in training ahead of the second Test on England's tour to South Africa in June.

Genge, who missed this year's Six Nations after injuring his ...

2018-07-17 16:44 open_in_new
Beth Dobbin: British 200m champion talks seizures, PTSD and Olympic dreams

Media playback is not supported on this device

"Slowly, the light started to go out. I remember thinking 'I'm going to die', so I just wanted to let it happen."

As a teenager, Beth Dobbin suffered an epileptic seizure so severe it ...

2018-07-17 10:26 open_in_new
Belvoir Hunt attacks: Sir Ranulph Fiennes wants 'masked thugs' caught

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

Sir Ranulph Fiennes wants four masked men who took part in an assault ...

2018-07-17 04:08 open_in_new
Animal rights activist sentenced for Pickwell pig theft

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

An animal rights activist who stole a pig from a farm has been ...

2018-07-16 20:47 open_in_new
Henri Pinney groomed dozens of children online

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

A man has been jailed for eight years for sex offences against dozens of ...

2018-07-13 18:08 open_in_new
Leicester jeweller murder accused's mother 'received bullets'

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

The mother of one of the men accused of killing a jeweller has received ...

2018-07-12 21:59 open_in_new
Isla Tansey: Stones legacy hope after terminally ill campaigner dies

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

A terminally ill seven-year-old girl who inspired people across the world ...

2018-07-11 16:17 open_in_new
Mark Swinhoe death: Victim was beaten with own prosthetic leg

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

A man was beaten with his own prosthetic leg before being stabbed to ...

2018-07-11 15:14 open_in_new
Josh Debayo: Cheltenham Town sign defender after release by Leicester City

Cheltenham Town have signed defender Josh Debayo after he left Premier League side Leicester City at the end of last season.

The 21-year-old began his career with Fulham and also had a spell with west London rivals Chelsea before completing a move to Southampton in 2013.

Debayo went ...

2018-07-11 00:32 open_in_new
Riyad Mahrez: Manchester City sign winger from Leicester for £60m

Media playback is not supported on this device

Manchester City have broken their club record to sign winger Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City for £60m.

The 27-year-old has signed a five-year deal to become the Blues' first ...

2018-07-11 00:32 open_in_new
Nuttalls: Jobs to go at Midlands shop-fitting firm

Share this with

Email

Facebook

Messenger

Messenger

Twitter

Pinterest

WhatsApp

LinkedIn

Copy this link

These are external links and will open in a new window

More than 200 jobs are set to go at one of the Midlands biggest ...

2018-07-10 21:23 open_in_new