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Dozens of Wales' looked-after children in care outside country

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More than 130 looked-after children from Wales are currently in care ...

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Leicestershire v Kent: Darren Stevens ton leads visitors to draw

Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens hit a 96-ball century to guide them to a draw with Leicestershire at Grace Road.

Starting the final day on 193-5, 41-year-old Stevens reached his ton before lunch against his former county, but was caught at mid-off two balls later.

He and Adam Rouse ...

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BBC presenter Julie Wadsworth 'performed sex act on boy', court hears

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A man who claims he was indecently assaulted as a child by two ex-BBC ...

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Freddie Burns: Leicester Tigers have been in 'some dark places', says departing fly-half

Departing Leicester fly-half Freddie Burns says he is proud of the club for reaching the Premiership semi-finals after a troubled campaign.

Only a late Wasps try prevented Tigers, who sacked long-serving director of rugby Richard Cockerill in January, from reaching the final.

Burns, ...

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Mayor confirms fate of Roman mosaic found in Leicester

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High-status Roman floors discovered by archaeologists during building ...

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Sophie Hahn breaks T38 100m world record at Loughborough International Athletics 2017

British Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn set a new world record by clocking 12.49 seconds for T38 100m at the Loughborough International Athletics 2017.

The 20-year-old, who won the event at Rio 2016, improved on her own previous best by 0.11 seconds.

"I wasn't expecting that at all, ...

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Body of Sam Comber recovered from River Foyle

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Police have confirmed that the body of missing man Sam Comber has been ...

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Leicestershire v Kent: Foxes enjoy good day as Dieter Klein takes four wickets

Leicestershire reached 420 before Dieter Klein took four wickets to leave Kent 193-5 on day three at Grace Road.

Beginning the day on 129-2, Colin Ackermann (89) and Mark Cosgrove (39) got Leicestershire going after rain had stalled progress on the opening days.

Tom Wells (46) and ...

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Leicestershire v Kent: Hosts make steady progress on rain-hit second day

Leicestershire's batsmen made steady progress against Kent on a second rain-hit day at Grace Road.

Rain meant there had been no play possible on day one and just 47.3 overs were played on Saturday.

The hosts lost their first wicket when Paul Horton (48) was trapped lbw by Darren ...

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Roman mosaic wows history fans in Leicester

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Archaeologists admit they have been surprised by the interest a dig that ...

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Plastics firm criticised over death of factory worker

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A firm has been criticised over the death of a factory worker who was hit ...

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Leicestershire v Kent: No play possible on first day because of rain

Rain stopped any play being possible on the first day of Leicestershire's County Championship fixture against Kent at Grace Road.

Play was scheduled to start at 17:00 BST, but further showers prevented Kent from bowling first.

Kent were second in the Division Two table ahead of the ...

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Tom Youngs: Leicester captain's bravery praised by head coach Matt O'Connor

Leicester head coach Matt O'Connor says Tom Youngs' bravery in the face of his wife Tiffany's terminal illness is a mark of the captain's character.

Youngs, 30, will lead out Tigers in Saturday's Premiership semi-final at Wasps, just weeks after learning the devastating news.

"He's a ...

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'Major' rail disruption over Bedfordshire signal fault

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Commuters are facing "major disruption" - including cancellations and ...

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Matt Oakley: Exeter and ex-Southampton midfielder to retire at end of season

Exeter City's former Southampton midfielder Matt Oakley has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

The 39-year-old has made 694 career appearances, reaching the 2003 FA Cup final with the Saints and winning promotion with Derby and Leicester.

He has been at the Devon side ...

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Leicester stab death: Boy, 17, charged with murder

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A 17-year-old has been charged with the murder of a man in a busy city ...

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Megan Bannister death: Two men charged with manslaughter

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Two men have been charged over the death of a teenager whose body was ...

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Leicester City: Craig Shakespeare expects to discover fate in days

Craig Shakespeare says he expects to be told within days whether he will remain as Leicester manager.

The 53-year-old signed a deal until the end of the season when he replaced Claudio Ranieri in February.

He steered last season's Premier League champions away from relegation danger ...

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Woman tells how murdered friend suffered at hands of 'obsessive' stalker

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The best friend of a woman murdered by her "obsessive" former boyfriend ...

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Drayton Manor death: Evha Jannath suffered fatal chest injuries

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An 11-year-old girl who fell from a theme park water ride suffered fatal ...

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Megan Bannister: Leicester house search over Enderby crash body

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Searches at a house in Leicester are connected to a murder investigation ...

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