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Leicester temple wheelchair row taxi driver 'suspended'

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A taxi driver has been suspended after he refused to help an elderly ...

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County Championship: Neil Dexter hits career-best 180 for Leicestershire v Gloucestershire

Leicestershire's Neil Dexter hit a career-best 180 and Hasan Azad also hit a ton as the hosts enjoyed a strong opening day against Gloucestershire.

Home skipper Paul Horton went for a duck in the fourth over as the hosts made a poor start.

Dexter hit his century off just 136 balls ...

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Super Strong Sophie: James Maddison football boots honour cancer girl

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Premier League footballer James Maddison is to wear a pair of boots ...

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Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in A42 crash

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A motorcyclist has suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash which ...

2019-06-15 13:05 open_in_new
Imperial Typewriters strike project recalls 'shameful' union

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A strike where unions were accused of institutional racism is being ...

2019-06-15 06:41 open_in_new
Harvey Barnes: Leicester City midfielder signs five-year deal

Leicester City midfielder Harvey Barnes has signed a five-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2024.

The 21-year-old Foxes academy graduate enjoyed a strong second half of the season, after returning early from a loan spell at West Brom.

Barnes said his decision to stay at ...

2019-06-14 14:56 open_in_new
Download: Fans leave muddy festival after heavy rain

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Music fans have been leaving a festival before a note has even been ...

2019-06-13 21:05 open_in_new
East Midlands Airport in U-turn over drop off tariff

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East Midlands Airport has scrapped new higher parking charges for its ...

2019-06-13 20:02 open_in_new
County Championship: Leicestershire v Middlesex a draw after further rain

Leicestershire's Division Two match with Middlesex ended in a draw after play was abandoned again with only 11 overs possible in the four scheduled days of play at Grace Road.

The first two days of the game were washed out, as was Thursday's play.

Middlesex collected one bonus point, ...

2019-06-13 13:44 open_in_new
Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in
While music fans struggle to get tickets to the likes of Glastonbury, Reading and the Isle of Wight festivals, many are turning to so-called "fake" versions of these music events featuring tribute acts to get their live fix. ...
2019-06-13 11:38 open_in_new
Thomas the Tank Engine illustrator honoured

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An artist who illustrated the Thomas the Tank Engine books is to be ...

2019-06-13 03:14 open_in_new
East Midlands Airport passengers caught in Download traffic

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Holidaymakers heading to the airport had to abandon taxis and drag their ...

2019-06-12 21:59 open_in_new
County Championship: Leicestershire make poor start against Middlesex

Middlesex claimed a bonus point with three early Leicestershire wickets when their Championship match belatedly got under way at Grace Road.

The rain eased off in the afternoon, allowing the visitors to bowl 11 overs after an uncontested toss.

Paul Horton was run out for nought by ...

2019-06-12 19:53 open_in_new
County Championship: Leicestershire and Middlesex rained off

No play was possible on day one of Leicestershire's County Championship Division Two game against Middlesex at Grace Road because of persistent rain.

Umpires Steve O'Shaughnessy and Ulhas Gandhe abandoned play for the day shortly before 16:00 BST.

It was one of four games washed out ...

2019-06-11 17:38 open_in_new
Enderby caravan families evicted as 'not travellers'

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Residents who live on licensed travellers' sites are facing eviction ...

2019-06-11 11:20 open_in_new
UK weather: Heavy rain causes road and rail chaos

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Heavy downpours across England are causing major disruption for road and ...

2019-06-11 11:20 open_in_new
Father admits stalking his daughter in Leicester

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A father has admitted stalking his daughter after trying to force her ...

2019-06-10 21:41 open_in_new
Harry Maguire: Manchester United still want Leicester City defender

Manchester United are continuing to show interest in Leicester's England defender Harry Maguire, even though the Foxes have no wish to sell the player.

United backed away from talks last summer as they felt the 26-year-old's £70m price-tag was excessive.

However, with United ...

2019-06-10 18:32 open_in_new
Leicestershire Police detective 'identified by fingerprints'

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A senior detective who died suddenly after being interviewed over a fraud ...

2019-06-10 14:20 open_in_new
'Odd' Richard III portrait 'coming home' to Leicester

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A portrait of Richard III, designed to make him look "odd", is to go on ...

2019-06-08 11:41 open_in_new
Hannah Cobley: Mum jailed for murdering newborn baby

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A woman who murdered her newborn baby by forcing an object down her ...

2019-06-07 14:41 open_in_new