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Tired father-of-three driving 80 miles to work kills pensioner after lapse of concentration

Sayad Shah was driving from Leicester to work near Luton four days a week

A commuter doing four trips a week from Leicester to Hemel Hempstead suffered a lapse of concentration and smashed into an oncoming car, killing an 84-year-old grandad.

The pensioner, Edward Whittington, had

today 15:47
Tired father-of-three driving 80 miles to work kills pensioner after lapse of concentration

Sayad Shah was driving from Leicester to work near Luton four days a week

A commuter doing four trips a week from Leicester to Hemel Hempstead suffered a lapse of concentration and smashed into an oncoming car, killing an 84-year-old grandad.

The pensioner, Edward Whittington, had

today 15:47
Rightmove is selling a seven-bedroom farm house with 18 ACRES of land - for £2.7m

There's even an indoor swimming pool

A house for sale in Leicestershire is up for sale - and it can be all yours for the staggering sum of £2.7m.

The farm house, which has seven bedrooms, is located on Launde Road, Launde, and has plenty of room for all your belongings with an

today 11:35
Rightmove is selling a seven-bedroom farm house with 18 ACRES of land - for £2.7m

There's even an indoor swimming pool

A house for sale in Leicestershire is up for sale - and it can be all yours for the staggering sum of £2.7m.

The farm house, which has seven bedrooms, is located on Launde Road, Launde, and has plenty of room for all your belongings with an

today 11:35
Teenager arrested in connection with death of Howard Staff, 66

He is the fifth person to be arrested as part of the investigation

A teenager has been arrested following the death of a pensioner following a burglary.

Howard Staff, 66, was injured at his home address in Gibson Close, Wigston on Monday, January 13, and his brother, who is in his

today 11:35
Blatant burglars wheeled away £104k of new computer equipment from Leicester Royal Infirmary

Judge said: 'You involved yourself in a very serious commercial burglary at a hospital'

A burglar involved in a daring break-in to steal £104,000 worth of new computer equipment at Leicester Royal Infirmary has been sentenced.

Simon Thompson, 41, was part of a group that accessed a

today 04:14
Blatant burglars wheeled away £104k of new computer equipment from Leicester Royal Infirmary

Judge said: 'You involved yourself in a very serious commercial burglary at a hospital'

A burglar involved in a daring break-in to steal £104,000 worth of new computer equipment at Leicester Royal Infirmary has been sentenced.

Simon Thompson, 41, was part of a group that accessed a

today 04:14
Coroner calls for safety review of nearby homes following inquest into Birstall explosion death

Janet Jasper suffered fatal injuries when a roof and ceiling collapsed onto where she lay

A coroner has called for safety checks on other houses close to the site of an explosion.

It follows an inquest into the death of 79-year-old Janet Jasper on December 12, 2017, who died

yesterday 19:50
Coroner calls for safety review of nearby homes following inquest into Birstall explosion death

Janet Jasper suffered fatal injuries when a roof and ceiling collapsed onto where she lay

A coroner has called for safety checks on other houses close to the site of an explosion.

It follows an inquest into the death of 79-year-old Janet Jasper on December 12, 2017, who died

yesterday 19:50
Updates: Road between villages closed after 2-car crash

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area

Emergency services are dealing with a two-car collision on a road linking two villages this evening.

Beeby Road, between Scraptoft and Beeby, was closed to traffic around 5.30pm.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said it expected

yesterday 18:47
Man spent 20 years seeking asylum in Leicester, but now has his dream job

'Now I can go on holiday, I have a bank card and I can go outside the city - but I still never forget where I've come from'

Linton Magume was 17-years-old when he left Zimbabwe after rebelling against the government.

Facing persecution there, he moved to the UK to seek asylum and

yesterday 18:47
Man spent 20 years seeking asylum in Leicester, but now has his dream job

'Now I can go on holiday, I have a bank card and I can go outside the city - but I still never forget where I've come from'

Linton Magume was 17-years-old when he left Zimbabwe after rebelling against the government.

Facing persecution there, he moved to the UK to seek asylum and

yesterday 18:47
The outstanding Leicester primary school where the kids speak 26 different languages

Inspectors said having English as a second language did not hold the pupils back

An infant school where the pupils speak 26 languages has been rated outstanding by Government inspectors.

Ofsted has given Catherine Infant School in Leicester top marks describing it as

yesterday 16:41
The outstanding Leicester primary school where the kids speak 26 different languages

Inspectors said having English as a second language did not hold the pupils back

An infant school where the pupils speak 26 languages has been rated outstanding by Government inspectors.

Ofsted has given Catherine Infant School in Leicester top marks describing it as

yesterday 16:41
Narborough Road in Leicestershut after Mercedes bursts into flames

No one was injured in the incident but there were delays for motorists in the area

A major road in Leicester was shut this afternoon after a Mercedes burst into flames.

No one was injured in the incident in Narborough Road, which was reported at about 12.20pm and led to police

yesterday 13:33
Narborough Road in Leicestershut after Mercedes bursts into flames

No one was injured in the incident but there were delays for motorists in the area

A major road in Leicester was shut this afternoon after a Mercedes burst into flames.

No one was injured in the incident in Narborough Road, which was reported at about 12.20pm and led to police

yesterday 13:33
Daily News
Leicester Tigers seal home-tie in European Challenge Cup thanks to Tom Hardwick's late penalty

Last-gasp shot at goal sees Leicester secure home tie despite 24-17 defeat at Pau

Leicester Tigers earned a home tie in the last-eight of the European Challenge Cup despite a 24-17 defeat at Pau.

A last-minute penalty from Tigers Tom Hardwick earned Leicester the bonus point they

today 15:47
Company is hiring cleaners in Leicestershire for £50 an hour - but you have to be naked or wearing lingerie

Do you like buffing coffee tables in the buff?

You could clean up if you sign up with a cleaning firm that's hiring across the UK, including right here in Leicestershire.

The role pays £50 an hour, but there is a catch - you'll need to be comfortable hoovering and dusting

today 15:47
Company is hiring cleaners in Leicestershire for £50 an hour - but you have to be naked or wearing lingerie

Do you like buffing coffee tables in the buff?

You could clean up if you sign up with a cleaning firm that's hiring across the UK, including right here in Leicestershire.

The role pays £50 an hour, but there is a catch - you'll need to be comfortable hoovering and dusting

today 15:47
More transgender patients could have eggs and sperm frozen as 'confusing' policy set to change

Patients undergoing treatment that could cause infertility could be offered the treatment

Transgender patients are set to benefit from proposed changes to the egg and sperm freezing policy adopted by the local NHS.

The policy exists to ensure that patients who are undergoing medical

today 14:44
More transgender patients could have eggs and sperm frozen as 'confusing' policy set to change

Patients undergoing treatment that could cause infertility could be offered the treatment

Transgender patients are set to benefit from proposed changes to the egg and sperm freezing policy adopted by the local NHS.

The policy exists to ensure that patients who are undergoing medical

today 14:44
Social worker falsely accused great granddad of having a criminal record and said he was 'unfit to care for any child'

A family made complaints about the way child protection inquiries were conducted

Social services caused a family “significant upset” when a staff member falsely accused a child's great granddad of having a criminal record.

The exchange was revealed in an anonymised report

today 14:44
Depressed motorist pulled over and called police in cry for help but was arrested for drink-driving

'Her intention was to get an ambulance through them. Instead she was arrested and spent the night in a police cell'

A depressed motorist pulled over and called police in a cry for help but was arrested for drink-driving.

Lisa Muggeridge contacted the police at 3.05am and told them

today 14:44
Depressed motorist pulled over and called police in cry for help but was arrested for drink-driving

'Her intention was to get an ambulance through them. Instead she was arrested and spent the night in a police cell'

A depressed motorist pulled over and called police in a cry for help but was arrested for drink-driving.

Lisa Muggeridge contacted the police at 3.05am and told them

today 14:44
Latest news from Leicester
today 15:47 Leicester Tigers seal home-tie in European Challenge Cup thanks to Tom Hardwick's late penalty
today 15:47 Company is hiring cleaners in Leicestershire for £50 an hour - but you have to be naked or wearing lingerie
today 15:47 Company is hiring cleaners in Leicestershire for £50 an hour - but you have to be naked or wearing lingerie
today 15:47 Tired father-of-three driving 80 miles to work kills pensioner after lapse of concentration
today 15:47 Tired father-of-three driving 80 miles to work kills pensioner after lapse of concentration
today 14:44 More transgender patients could have eggs and sperm frozen as 'confusing' policy set to change
today 14:44 More transgender patients could have eggs and sperm frozen as 'confusing' policy set to change
today 14:44 Social worker falsely accused great granddad of having a criminal record and said he was 'unfit to care for any child'
today 14:44 Depressed motorist pulled over and called police in cry for help but was arrested for drink-driving
today 14:44 Depressed motorist pulled over and called police in cry for help but was arrested for drink-driving
today 13:41 Shoplifter tells store manager he looks like a terrorist and should blow himself up
today 13:41 Shoplifter tells store manager he looks like a terrorist and should blow himself up
today 12:38 Samaritans will hand out free tea bags to Leicester commuters to beat the winter blues
today 12:38 Samaritans will hand out free tea bags to Leicester commuters to beat the winter blues
today 12:38 Micropub plan for Shepshed given the green light
today 12:38 Micropub plan for Shepshed given the green light
today 12:38 Leicester events being held to celebrate Chinese New Year 2020
today 12:38 Wicked Hathern Fest music festival near Loughborough cancelled for 2020
today 12:38 Wicked Hathern Fest music festival near Loughborough cancelled for 2020
today 12:38 Updates: Crash causing long tailbacks on A46 north of Leicester
today 11:35 Look inside the stunning £2.7m farm house with 18 acres of land and five garages
today 11:35 'They have dropped' - Burnley star gives verdict on Leicester City
today 11:35 'They have dropped' - Burnley star gives verdict on Leicester City
today 11:35 'We did it' - Pep Guardiola on Leicester, Liverpool and Premier League title race
today 11:35 'We did it' - Pep Guardiola on Leicester, Liverpool and Premier League title race
today 11:35 Rightmove is selling a seven-bedroom farm house with 18 ACRES of land - for £2.7m
today 11:35 Rightmove is selling a seven-bedroom farm house with 18 ACRES of land - for £2.7m
today 11:35 Teenager arrested in connection with death of Howard Staff, 66
today 10:32 LCFC supporters collect enough donations from food bank outside King Power Stadium to fill a boardroom
today 10:32 LCFC supporters collect enough donations from food bank outside King Power Stadium to fill a boardroom
today 10:32 Centrebus to reduce service linking Leicester and Loughborough
today 10:32 Centrebus to reduce service linking Leicester and Loughborough
today 10:32 Recovering Loughborough alcoholic joins forces with Bargain Booze
today 10:32 Recovering Loughborough alcoholic joins forces with Bargain Booze
today 10:32 Leicester eateries given highest food hygiene rating in latest inspections - including a chippy and a new Highcross restaurant
today 10:32 Driver badly hurt after car smashes into tree in late night collision on A47
today 10:32 Driver badly hurt after car smashes into tree in late night collision on A47
today 09:29 Leicester's Victorians and Edwardians were also guilty of civic vandalism!
today 09:29 Leicester's Victorians and Edwardians were also guilty of civic vandalism!
today 08:26 From McDonald's worker to successful businesswoman - how this mum turns over £135,000 a year
today 08:26 From McDonald's worker to successful businesswoman - how this mum turns over £135,000 a year
today 08:26 'Bread and butter' - Brendan Rodgers on Jamie Vardy and his race for the Golden Boot
today 08:26 'Bread and butter' - Brendan Rodgers on Jamie Vardy and his race for the Golden Boot
today 08:26 The best theatre shows on London's West End in 2020
today 08:26 The best theatre shows on London's West End in 2020
today 08:26 Updates: Part of A47 closed due to an accident
today 07:23 'Jealous, controlling monster' jailed for headbutting his fiancée after their engagement party
today 07:23 Nurse had qualified just days before using CPR to save OAP's life at family party
today 07:23 Nurse had qualified just days before using CPR to save OAP's life at family party
today 07:23 The surprising truth about how much plastic there is in period products
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today 21:14 Heartbroken family pay tribute to ‘loving dad’ killed ‘confronting drunk yobs’
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today 20:29 Harry and Meghan to lose HRH titles and repay millions - Queen's bombshell statement
today 20:29 Harry and Meghan to lose HRH titles and repay millions - Queen's bombshell statement
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today 19:32 Queen's statement on Harry and Meghan's future
today 19:32 Harry and Meghan will no longer be working members of royal family - palace
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today 19:08 Harry and Meghan to lose royal funds and drop HRH titles from spring The couple announce they will also repay £2.4m of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home.
today 19:08 Harry and Meghan to stop using HRH titles and repay cash for Frogmore Cottage makeover
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today 19:08 MEGXIT deal REACHED: Queen strikes agreement with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
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today 18:23 Gulliver's Valley: The latest on the £37m theme park opening in Yorkshire
today 18:23 Gulliver's Valley: The latest on the £37m theme park opening in Yorkshire
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