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Beaumont Leys post office owner conned woman, 86, over funeral plan

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An 86-year-old woman was defrauded of more than £3,000 by a post office ...

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Paul Gascoigne pleads not guilty to sex assault on Durham train

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Football legend Paul Gascoigne has denied sexually assaulting a woman on ...

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Guitar signed by rock stars sold after being 'lost' for 10 years

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An electric guitar signed by some of the world's most famous musicians, ...

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Birstall blast widower 'gets flashbacks of wife's cries for help'

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A man whose wife died after their house exploded a year ago said he has ...

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FA Cup: Leicester 'big incentive' for Welsh clubs, says Wrexham's Graham Barrow

Wrexham interim manager Graham Barrow says a possible tie against Leicester City has given an extra edge to their FA Cup replay against Newport.

National League Wrexham held County of League Two to a goalless draw in the original tie at the Racecourse.

The winners of Tuesday's second ...

2018-12-10 16:44 open_in_new
Walkers launches recycling scheme after storm over crisp packets

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A recycling scheme for crisp packets has been launched by Walkers after ...

2018-12-10 03:05 open_in_new
Richard III Society declares peace over Bosworth track plans

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The Richard III Society has said it now wants to work with a firm ...

2018-12-08 12:14 open_in_new
European Rugby Champions Cup: Racing 92 v Leicester Tigers

Australia centre Matt Toomua replaces the suspended Kyle Eastmond as Leicester face Racing 92 in the Champions Cup.

Fellow Australia international Tatafu Polota-Nau also returns to the starting line-up and is joined in the pack by Harry Wells and Mike Fitzgerald.

England scrum-half ...

2018-12-07 18:23 open_in_new
Courtney Wildin: Leukaemia diagnosis for Coalville's Antigua and Barbuda defender

Courtney Wildin, a non-league defender and model who has played international football for Antigua and Barbuda, has been diagnosed with leukaemia.

The 22-year-old Coalville Town full-back, who started his career in Aston Villa's academy, is undergoing treatment at Leicester Royal ...

2018-12-07 14:11 open_in_new
Leicester shop explosion accused denies getaway role

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A man accused of causing an explosion which killed five people and ...

2018-12-06 22:26 open_in_new
Leicester City helicopter crash: Memorial service for pilots

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A service to remember a couple who died in a helicopter crash near ...

2018-12-06 21:23 open_in_new
Wasim Khan: Leicestershire chief executive to join Pakistan Cricket Board

Leicestershire chief executive Wasim Khan will leave the county in February to become managing director of the Pakistan Cricket Board.

The 47-year-old has been in the role at Grace Road for four years, with the club saying it has made "significant progress" during his time in ...

2018-12-06 16:08 open_in_new
Leicester man who shot himself in leg pleads guilty

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A man who shot himself in the leg while fleeing from police has pleaded ...

2018-12-06 14:02 open_in_new
Fulham 1-1 Leicester City: James Maddison goal denies Ranieri victory

Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri was denied victory over former club Leicester as James Maddison scored for the second successive match to secure a point for the Foxes.

Until Maddison swept in the equaliser from Shinji Okazaki's cross from the right, the hosts had looked on course to climb ...

2018-12-06 01:26 open_in_new
Lorry text Afghan boy's future in UK uncertain

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A boy from Afghanistan who was rescued from a lorry on the M1 after ...

2018-12-05 22:17 open_in_new
Two charged in bus joy-ride 'live stream' in Shepshed

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Two men have been charged after a bus joy-ride was live streamed on ...

2018-12-05 14:56 open_in_new
Woman's Botox party warning after lip filler swelling

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A woman's lips swelled up so much they touched her nose after she had ...

2018-12-05 14:56 open_in_new
Kyle Eastmond & Chris Pennell: Bans for Premiership duo after disciplinary panel hearings

Leicester Tigers centre Kyle Eastmond has been banned for four weeks and Worcester Warriors full-back Chris Pennell for two weeks following independent disciplinary hearings.

Eastmond, 29, pleaded guilty to the dangerous tackle charge following Saturday's defeat by Bristol ...

2018-12-04 22:08 open_in_new
Halal Scottish salmon blessed for Muslim customers

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Clambering on board a boat at Ardmair, near Ullapool, is a rather special ...

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1930s vintage Woolworths Christmas tree auctioned

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One of the first mass-produced Christmas trees will be auctioned after ...

2018-12-04 08:29 open_in_new
Kyle Eastmond and Chris Pennell: Premiership pair face disciplinary hearings

Leicester Tigers centre Kyle Eastmond and Worcester Warriors full-back Chris Pennell will both face independent disciplinary hearings after being cited following weekend Premiership games.

Eastmond was charged with making a dangerous tackle on Bristol's Ian Madigan in Saturday's 41-10 ...

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