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Woman sexually assaulted in Cedar Road playpark was beaten on the head with 'blunt weapon'

'He, or they, have shown a propensity to use extreme violence, and they remain a threat until they are caught' - Detective Inspector Mark Sinski

A woman who was sexually assaulted in a city park was beaten around the head with a blunt object before or during the attack, police ...

yesterday 20:02 open_in_new
We're ready for whatever Treviso throw at us, says Leicester Tigers Jimmy Stevens

Tigers hooker is happy with the physical preparations for the visit to Italy

Jimmy Stevens expects a thorough workout when Leicester Tigers take on Treviso in Italy on Friday evening.

However, Tigers front-row signing Stevens believes that the strength and conditioning programme that ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
Caglar Soyuncu, striker options & pressure on Puel - key Leicester City questions answered

Foxes reporter James Sharpe was on hand to answer all your questions

We hosted our Leicester City webchat with Leicester Live Foxes reporter James Sharpe earlier today.

There was plenty to talk about, with the Foxes still able to do some business in the transfer market and the new ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
Couple returning from Marmaris holiday 'forced to' climb through baggage belt at East Midlands Airport

"I think it is scary to think how easy it is for people to get air side. The cleaners didn't even bat an eyelid"

A couple have claimed they had to climb through the belt at East Midlands Airport to get their suitcases.

Simon Robertson, and his wife Debbie Costello were returning from ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
Couple returning from Marmaris holiday 'forced to' climb through baggage belt at East Midlands Airport

"I think it is scary to think how easy it is for people to get air side. The cleaners didn't even bat an eyelid"

A couple have claimed they had to climb through the belt at East Midlands Airport to get their suitcases.

Simon Robertson, and his wife Debbie Costello were returning from ...

yesterday 18:59 open_in_new
Leicester City recap - Harry Maguire close to signing new deal, Danny Simpson linked with Stoke City loan

Keep up to date with the latest Foxes news

Welcome to today's Leicester City live blog.

We will bring you the latest news from the King Power Stadium throughout Wednesday.

We will continue the build-up to Saturday's first home match of new Premier League season, when Wolves ...

yesterday 17:56 open_in_new
Man to stand trial after police incident in Granby Street, Leicester

He was arrested after police cordoned off part of the city cente on Tuesday evening

A man will stand trial on a charge of using threatening behaviour after an incident in Leicester city centre yesterday evening.

Mohamed Muqtaar appeared at Leicester Magistrates' Court this afternoon ...

yesterday 17:56 open_in_new
New picture shows how redesigned Fosse Park food court in Leicester will look

The plans include 14 food outlets and four shops on two levels

A new image has been released showing how the redesigned food court planned for Fosse Park will look.

Shops and food outlets will stand either side of a new walkway that will link the existing shopping centre with a new ...

yesterday 17:56 open_in_new
New picture shows how redesigned Fosse Park food court in Leicester will look

The plans include 14 food outlets and four shops on two levels

A new image has been released showing how the redesigned food court planned for Fosse Park will look.

Shops and food outlets will stand either side of a new walkway that will link the existing shopping centre with a new ...

yesterday 17:56 open_in_new
Homeless, pregnant and addicted to heroin: Shoplifter spared jail to help tackle addiction

'We are glad to hear you are taking advantage of the help available to you, not least for that little person you have with you'

A homeless heroin addict who stole toy cars from a shop was spared jail because she is 22 weeks pregnant and needs help.

Charley Tilley took the toys, worth ...

yesterday 17:56 open_in_new
Homeless, pregnant and addicted to heroin: Shoplifter spared jail to help tackle addiction

'We are glad to hear you are taking advantage of the help available to you, not least for that little person you have with you'

A homeless heroin addict who stole toy cars from a shop was spared jail because she is 22 weeks pregnant and needs help.

Charley Tilley took the toys, worth ...

yesterday 17:56 open_in_new
Harvey Barnes helps West Brom into Carabao Cup second round

The Leicester City forward was one of three loanees to feature in the first round of League Cup action

Three of Leicester City’s loan players featured in the first-round action on Tuesday night.

Harvey Barnes, who has made a stunning start to life at West Brom, was part of the ...

yesterday 16:53 open_in_new
Harvey Barnes helps West Brom into Carabao Cup second round

The Leicester City forward was one of three loanees to feature in the first round of League Cup action

Three of Leicester City’s loan players featured in the first-round action on Tuesday night.

Harvey Barnes, who has made a stunning start to life at West Brom, was part of the ...

yesterday 16:53 open_in_new
Andrew Bridgen calls for Parliament watchdog to investigate Jeremy Corbyn's trip to wreath laying ceremony

He says the Labour Leader failed to declare the trip to Tunisia and claims he caused significant damage to the reputation of the Commons

North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen has called for Parliament’s watchdog to investigate Jeremy Corbyn over a wreath laying ceremony.

His ...

yesterday 16:53 open_in_new
Andrew Bridgen calls for Parliament watchdog to investigate Jeremy Corbyn's trip to wreath laying ceremony

He says the Labour Leader failed to declare the trip to Tunisia and claims he caused significant damage to the reputation of the Commons

North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen has called for Parliament’s watchdog to investigate Jeremy Corbyn over a wreath laying ceremony.

His ...

yesterday 16:53 open_in_new
Nando's are giving away FREE food to A-Level students who receive their results

A-Level students can claim a free treat from Nando's on results day

Picking up results is extremely nerve-wracking, especially when your university place or future job depends on the outcome.

But everyone's favorite chicken restaurant is offering youngsters a free treat to help them ...

yesterday 15:50 open_in_new
Revealed: how long it would take to watch EVERYTHING on Netflix

There's hundreds of films and thousands of TV episodes

We've all had a Netflix binge where we watch one too many episodes of the programme we're obsessing over and have then struggled to get up for work the next day.

But watching everything available on the streaming service seems ...

yesterday 15:50 open_in_new
Revealed: how long it would take to watch EVERYTHING on Netflix

There's hundreds of films and thousands of TV episodes

We've all had a Netflix binge where we watch one too many episodes of the programme we're obsessing over and have then struggled to get up for work the next day.

But watching everything available on the streaming service seems ...

yesterday 15:50 open_in_new
Chickano's restaurant coming to Leicester - and it's creating up to 30 jobs

Get ready for some "unique and totally amazing flavours"

Leicester foodies will soon have a new restaurant to check out - as Chickano's is set to open in the city centre next month.

Work has begun on the Granby Street site, which is undergoing a £300,000 refit. The new outlet ...

yesterday 15:50 open_in_new
All we can do is work as hard as possible, says Leicester Tigers' boss Matt O'Connor

Pre-season build up continues with Exeter Chiefs the target in round one of the Gallagher Premiership

Matt O'Connor says that pre-season is a matter of players, coaches and staff working flat out to make sure the team is as well prepared as possible for the rigours of the Gallagher ...

yesterday 14:47 open_in_new
This is what employers want to see on your CV - and it might surprise you

Top tips about what employers want to find on CVs - according to new research

A new study has found that employers believe that university degrees are now secondary to relevant apprenticeships and experience.

Researchers polled 1,000 decision-makers in employment and found that 49 ...

yesterday 14:47 open_in_new