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T20 Blast: Glamorgan comprehensively beat Leicestershire in quarter-final

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Glamorgan cantered into their first T20 Finals Day since 2004 with a comprehensive nine-wicket quarter-final win over Leicestershire at Cardiff.

Leicestershire were dismissed for only ...

yesterday 21:23 open_in_new
Man jailed for Leicester station knife killing

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A man has been jailed for life after admitting a fatal stabbing as his ...

yesterday 19:11 open_in_new
Spending spree totals £2k after Leicester car fire theft

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A student says her purse was stolen and bank cards used after she ran for ...

yesterday 19:11 open_in_new
Richard III linked Leicestershire noble's brooch makes £20,000

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A medieval golden brooch with links to Richard III has made more than ...

yesterday 16:59 open_in_new
Clint McKay: Winning run can help Leicestershire reach T20 Blast Finals Day

Leicestershire T20 captain Clint McKay is hoping his side's four-game winning run can be the momentum to secure a place in the T20 Blast Finals Day.

The Foxes, who go to Glamorgan in Wednesday's quarter-final, claimed the final North Group qualifying spot.

McKay is hoping to keep the ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
Kasabian cancel Belfast gig at last minute "due to illness"

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Rock band Kasabian have cancelled a concert in Belfast minutes before ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
T20 Blast: Mathew Pillans clear for quarter-final after Leicestershire extend loan

Leicestershire have extended the loan of Surrey pace bowler Mathew Pillans for a third month.

It means the 26-year-old will be available when the Foxes play Glamorgan at Cardiff on Wednesday in the T20 Blast quarter-finals.

Pillans took 3-24 as Leicestershire beat Notts by two runs ...

2017-08-22 12:11 open_in_new
Leicester City homophobic chants at Brighton 'disgusting'

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Supporters of both clubs have condemned homophobic abuse after anti-gay ...

2017-08-21 16:23 open_in_new
War graves photographer gets award from prime minister

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A man who has taken hundreds of thousands of images of British military ...

2017-08-20 19:29 open_in_new
Leicester city councillor charged with sexual assault

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A Leicester city councillor has been charged with sexual assault and is ...

2017-08-19 00:33 open_in_new
Women's Super League: Chamari Atapattu knock helps Yorkshire Diamonds beat Loughborough Lightning

An unbeaten half-century from Chamari Atapattu led Yorkshire Diamonds to victory over Loughborough Lightning in the women's Super League.

Rain saw the match reduced to 13 overs per side, before Atapattu's 66 off 40 balls helped the Diamonds post 110-5.

England seamer Katherine Brunt ...

2017-08-18 22:21 open_in_new
Leicestershire and Rutland: Ask us your questions

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Have you got a question about Leicestershire or Rutland?

Is there ...

2017-08-18 09:09 open_in_new
Meera Dalal suicide: Mum wants action over daughter's death

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A grieving mother wants to take action against her daughter's ...

2017-08-18 03:39 open_in_new
Hindu-Jewish lesbian couple's joy after search for wedding priest

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A Hindu and Jewish lesbian couple have held a traditional wedding ...

2017-08-17 18:00 open_in_new
Brooch linked to Leicestershire noble executed by Richard III

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A piece of gold jewellery linked to one of the darkest moments in Richard ...

2017-08-17 17:59 open_in_new
Women's Super League: Suzie Bates scores first century in tournament history

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New Zealand's Suzie Bates scored the first century in Women's Super League history in Southern Vipers' win over Loughborough Lightning at Derby.

Bates hit 119 not out off 72 balls, ...

2017-08-15 19:41 open_in_new
Tom Lawrence: Leicester City striker joins Derby County for initial £5m fee

Derby County have signed Wales international forward Tom Lawrence from Leicester City for an initial fee believed to be £5m.

The 23-year-old's deal is described as "long-term" by the Rams and BBC Radio Derby Sport reports that the fee could rise to £7m.

Lawrence, who has ...

2017-08-15 17:30 open_in_new
Colin Pitchfork: Fears over child killer's prison release

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A double child killer who was the first person to be convicted using DNA ...

2017-08-14 21:41 open_in_new
Cash machine ram raids in East Midlands linked

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Police are linking a series of cash machine ram raids across the East ...

2017-08-13 21:29 open_in_new
T20 Blast: Leicestershire beat Yorkshire, Somerset lose at home to Kent

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Leicestershire stepped up their bid for a place in the T20 Blast quarter-finals as they beat Yorkshire by four wickets at Grace Road in the North Group.

New Zealand international Luke ...

2017-08-12 22:23 open_in_new
Women's Super League: Western Storm secure win over Loughborough Lightning

West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor took three wickets in one over as Western Storm beat Loughborough Lightning in the Women's Super League.

Taylor dismissed Georgia Elwiss, Sonia Odedra and Thea Brookes in the space of five balls as she claimed 4-5.

Loughborough could only ...

2017-08-12 16:53 open_in_new