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European elections 2019: Brexit Party wins three seats in the East Midlands

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The Brexit Party took the top honours in the East Midlands' European ...

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Murder charge over man found dead in Leicester flat

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A 52-year-old has been charged with the murder of a man found in a ...

2019-05-24 22:53 open_in_new
M1 delays after lorry crash near Derby

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A crash involving a lorry and two cars has closed the part of the ...

2019-05-24 16:35 open_in_new
Leicester man cleared of murder bid after crash

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A man has been cleared of attempted murder after a crash in ...

2019-05-24 15:32 open_in_new
Major UK festivals to go plastic-free

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The world's largest concert promoter, Live Nation, says it will eliminate ...

2019-05-24 12:23 open_in_new
European elections: The view from your region
It was the election that was never meant to happen - but with the UK still a member of the EU on 23 May, voters have spent the day at polling stations, casting their votes in the European Parliamentary elections. ...
2019-05-24 09:15 open_in_new
'Unique' Iron Age shield discovered in Leicester

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A 2,300-year-old Iron Age shield has been revealed by ...

2019-05-23 18:32 open_in_new
Murder arrest after man found dead in Leicester flat

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was found ...

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Geordan Murphy: Leicester head coach charged with verbally abusing match officials

Leicester Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy has been accused of two counts of verbally abusing match officials.

The incidents occurred as his side lost 32-31 to Bath last Saturday.

He faces one charge of verbally abusing a match official with an alternative charge of failing to ...

2019-05-22 18:23 open_in_new
Call for answers over grandfather's 999 call death

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A family say they want answers over the death of a grandfather who made ...

2019-05-22 08:41 open_in_new
European elections 2019: Views from Whitwell, Paris's tiny 'twin'

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Perhaps the most ambitious example of the European post-war craze for ...

2019-05-22 02:23 open_in_new
Dog blood bank takes to Derbyshire roads

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A mobile blood bank for dogs has been opened in Derbyshire.

The ...

2019-05-21 21:08 open_in_new
Gordon Banks: World Cup winner's contracts up for sale

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Contracts signed by England's 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon ...

2019-05-21 14:50 open_in_new
Leicester couple tackle knife-wielding car thieves

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A couple who took on knife-wielding car thieves are offering a reward for ...

2019-05-20 19:56 open_in_new
Syria trip pair jailed for preparing terrorist acts

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Two men found guilty of trying to get into Islamic State-controlled Syria ...

2019-05-20 16:47 open_in_new
BBL Play-off Final: Leicester Riders thrash London City Royals for third straight title

Leicester Riders won the BBL Play-offs title for a third season in a row by beating the London City Royals 93-61 in the final at the capital's O2 Arena.

Leicester's defensive intensity again proved decisive in a final as they held London to just 25 second-half points.

Tim Williams ...

2019-05-19 20:50 open_in_new
Cleft palate: Girl, 8, launches support club

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An eight-year-old girl said her dreams had come true as she launched her ...

2019-05-19 18:44 open_in_new
WBBL Play-off Final: Sevenoaks Suns beat Leicester Riders for third title in a row

Sevenoaks Suns retained their WBBL Play-offs title with a 60-55 win over Leicester Riders at the O2 Arena.

In a final that see-sawed with scoring runs from the league's top two teams, Sevenoaks broke a 50-50 tie in the last four minutes to finish the stronger.

Janice Monakana led the ...

2019-05-19 17:41 open_in_new
County Championship: Rain forces draw between Middlesex and Leicestershire

Rain intervened with the outcome in the balance as Middlesex and Leicestershire had to settle for a draw at Lord's.

The visitors began the day on 38-0, facing a victory target of 305, and needed another 79 from a maximum of 18 overs when the weather ended the game.

Colin Ackermann ...

2019-05-17 20:32 open_in_new
Crohn's disease: Woman abused for accessible toilet use

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A theatre has changed its signage after a woman with Crohn's disease was ...

2019-05-17 19:29 open_in_new
Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Bath

Leicester will hope to upset old rivals Bath's hopes of securing a top-six finish when they say farewell to seven players in their final league game.

Tom Youngs returns from suspension to captain Tigers while centre Matt Smith starts his last match before retiring.

Bath director of ...

2019-05-17 15:17 open_in_new