Leicester Mercury

Former Leicester City boss Micky Adams joins Harborough Town to help 'inspire' youth players

Former Leicester City boss Micky Adams has joined Harborough Town to help develop the club's youth players.

The 55-year-old will be running the United Counties League side's under-18 team for the coming season, as well as running a series of trials to help bring in more ...

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Teenager slams 'bullies' who snatched her new smartphone as she was leaving Saffron Lane's Tesco

A teenager has slammed the "bullies" who snatched her new smartphone and threatened her as she was leaving a city supermarket.

Chloe Katchick was outside the Tesco Express store, in Saffron Lane, Leicester, when she was targeted by two other teenage girls.

The 17-year-old animal ...

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Who is Kelechi Iheanacho? Why do Leicester want to sign the Manchester City striker?

Age: 20

Club: Manchester City

Position: Striker

Leicester are reported to be preparing a £25million move for the Man City striker.

Craig Shakespeare appears keen to bolster his attacking options this summer, with the Nigeria international set to leave the ...

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Watch incredible moment chef disarms man who grabbed giant knife from Leicester restaurant

This is the shocking moment a chef disarmed a man who walked into a restaurant kitchen, grabbed an eight-inch knife and tried to take it out into the street.

Yili Yaer bravely tackled the man as he attempted to leave Chinese restaurant Karamay, in London Road, Leicester, with the ...

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Zara, JD Sports, Treetop Adventure Golf to open new Highcross flagship stores

Three high profile retail and leisure companies have signed up to expand and take new space at Highcross shopping centre.

Hammerson, which owns Highcross, has secured planning consent to push ahead with its plans for a multi-million pound redevelopment of part of the shopping ...

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Teenager slams 'bullies' who snatched her new smartphone as she was leaving Saffron Lane's Tesco

A teenager has slammed the "bullies" who snatched her new smartphone and threatened her as she was leaving a city supermarket.

Chloe Katchick was outside the Tesco Express store, in Saffron Lane, Leicester, when she was targeted by two other teenage girls.

The 17-year-old animal ...

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Gangsta Granny by David Walliams is coming to De Montfort Hall - here is how to get tickets

The stage show based on David Walliams' hit book Gangsta Granny is coming to De Montfort Hall this summer.

It will be in Leicester for five days from Wednesday 28 June to Sunday 2 July – and tickets are still available.

There will be eight shows across the five days and ...

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These alcoholic drinks could help ease hayfever symptoms

If you're a hay fever sufferer then you'll know exactly what it feels like to suffer in the summer months.

But fear no more - if the warmer weather has you tearing up already, then pour yourself a gin and tonic and read on.

No the alcoholic beverage won't cure you, but it'll help ...

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Why is Leicestershire associated with foxes?

Leicester is known for a number of reasons including Walkers crisps, the Attenborough brothers and Premier League football.

But the symbol that is most synonymous with the city and county is the red fox.

In fact 'Why is Leicestershire most associated with foxes?' being the most ...

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Surgeons to operate on young girl hit by car in Chapel Street in Ibstock

Surgeons are due to operate today on a 12-year-old girl who was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car.

Doctors are to take Amber Furborough to theatre to close a wound on her head and fix her broken leg.

Amber, a pupil at Ibstock Community College, was hurt after being ...

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Where's the best place in Leicestershire to take your driving test?

Motorists will know there's nothing more stressful than taking your driving test.

Even if you've been waiting months and you know you're finally ready nothing can prepare you for the real thing.

Fortunately some locations are easier than others to pass your test and those ...

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PAW Patrol big screen experience is coming to Vue Leicester!

Little PAW Patrol fans are sure to be delighted by the news that a big screen experience is coming to Leicester!

Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Skye and the rest of the PAW Patrol team for a whole load of adventures.

PAW Patrol Mission: Big Screen will feature episodes never before ...

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Sainsbury's starts selling Patisserie Valerie treats at Fosse Park store

Craving a delicious homemade cream cake or pastry without the effort of actually making it at home?

Then good news, as you can now get your hands on the freshly made treats from the comforts of your very own local supermarket.

As Sainsbury's has opened a new Patisserie Valerie ...

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Why is Leicestershire associated with foxes?

Leicester is known for a number of reasons including Walkers crisps, the Attenborough brothers and Premier League football.

But the symbol that is most synonymous with the city and county is the red fox.

In fact 'Why is Leicestershire most associated with foxes?' being the most ...

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Car crashes into Cafe Two Ten in Narborough Road in Leicester

Emergency services have been called to Narborough Road, Leicester after a vehicle crashed into a shop-front.

The vehicle, described by a witness as an SUV, crashed into Cafe Two Ten, by the railway bridge, near Westleigh Road this morning.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service ...

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Watch Leicester kids tell off selfish and dangerous drivers outside Leicester primary school

Fed-up children have delivered a stern ticking off to motorists who drive dangerously on the road near their Leicester primary school.

Pupils at Spinney Hill Primary have made a video to show their concern at the rubbish driving they see on a daily basis outside the school ...

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Watch Leicester kids tell off selfish and dangerous drivers outside Leicester primary school

Fed-up children have delivered a stern ticking off to motorists who drive dangerously on the road near their Leicester primary school.

Pupils at Spinney Hill Primary have made a video to show their concern at the rubbish driving they see on a daily basis outside the school ...

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Plea entered by man accused of murdering pedestrian outside Leicester station

A man accused of murdering a pedestrian outside Leicester train station appeared before a crown court judge today.

Rajesh Khunti (30), of Kinley Road, Stocking Farm, Leicester, pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dilovan Fazil Mohammed.

Mr Mohammed (30), of no fixed address, was ...

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Why hundreds of shoppers were evacuated from Highcross shopping centre in Leicester

Highcross Shopping Centre in Leicester was evacuated this lunchtime.

Shoppers were removed from the centre at around 12.50pm following reports of an unspecified emergency.

The shopping centre tweeted that the evacuation was in response to a fire alert.

Read more: Two new ...

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Why hundreds of shoppers were evacuated from Highcross shopping centre in Leicester

Highcross Shopping Centre in Leicester was evacuated this lunchtime.

Shoppers were removed from the centre at around 12.50pm following reports of an unspecified emergency.

The shopping centre tweeted that the evacuation was in response to a fire alert.

Read more: Two new ...

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Who is Kelechi Iheanacho? Why do Leicester want to sign the Manchester City striker?

Age: 20

Club: Manchester City

Position: Striker

Leicester are reported to be preparing a £25million move for the Man City striker.

Craig Shakespeare appears keen to bolster his attacking options this summer, with the Nigeria international set to leave the ...

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