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Former Celtic centre-back defends Brendan Rodgers' Leicester City switch

Rodgers left Parkhead for the East Midlands last month

Ex-Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has backed former boss and current City manager Brendan Rodgers' decision to make the move to the King Power Stadium.

Sviatchenko worked under Rodgers at Parkhead for two years, signing in ...

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Former Celtic centre-back defends Brendan Rodgers' Leicester City switch

Rodgers left Parkhead for the East Midlands last month

Ex-Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has backed former boss and current City manager Brendan Rodgers' decision to make the move to the King Power Stadium.

Sviatchenko worked under Rodgers at Parkhead for two years, signing in ...

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Plans for a multi-screen cinema in Coalville under discussion

It's a Tory election pledge but not a lot of the details are being made public at the moment

Coalville could get its own cinema under plans being drawn up by council bosses.

The Conservatives who currently run North West Leicestershire District council say they are in talks with a ...

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Reg, 94, was moved from one hospital to another 13 times in last 10 weeks of his life - family asks did he have to die like this?

All they wanted was for him to be in the same bed, in one place, so he could die in peace

The devastated family of a 94-year-old man who was moved from one hospital to another 13 times in the last 10 weeks of his life have told of the distress they felt at the way he was treated in the run ...

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Reg, 94, was moved from one hospital to another 13 times in last 10 weeks of his life - family asks did he have to die like this?

All they wanted was for him to be in the same bed, in one place, so he could die in peace

The devastated family of a 94-year-old man who was moved from one hospital to another 13 times in the last 10 weeks of his life have told of the distress they felt at the way he was treated in the run ...

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Brexit March to Leave heads towards Bradgate Park

Walking from Loughborough to sunny Bradgate Park. Pictures by Will Johnston.

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Claude Puel reveals why he brought Youri Tielemans to Leicester City

The former City boss signed Tielemans from Monaco on deadline day

Former Leicester City boss Claude Puel has revealed the tactical tweaks he made to get Youri Tielemans into his midfield.

The Frenchman, who was replaced by Brendan Rodgers last month, signed loan midfielder Tielemans ...

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Claude Puel reveals why he brought Youri Tielemans to Leicester City

The former City boss signed Tielemans from Monaco on deadline day

Former Leicester City boss Claude Puel has revealed the tactical tweaks he made to get Youri Tielemans into his midfield.

The Frenchman, who was replaced by Brendan Rodgers last month, signed loan midfielder Tielemans ...

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Drunken man threw rocks at neighbours' conservatory after 'hearing voices mocking him'

Kevin Fuller had turned to drink after recovering from drug addiction

A recovering drug addict narrowly avoided prison after he flung rocks at his neighbours’ house because he thought he heard them talking about him.

Kevin Fuller (40), of Laurel Road, Loughborough , was drinking in ...

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Drunken man threw rocks at neighbours' conservatory after 'hearing voices mocking him'

Kevin Fuller had turned to drink after recovering from drug addiction

A recovering drug addict narrowly avoided prison after he flung rocks at his neighbours’ house because he thought he heard them talking about him.

Kevin Fuller (40), of Laurel Road, Loughborough , was drinking in ...

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Brexit March to Leave, walking through Leicestershire

Brexit March to Leave, onwards to Loughborough and Bradgate Park

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash on A607 near Melton

Condition of motorcyclist not known

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A607 near Melton.

Emergency services were called to the scene, in Thorpe Arnold, east of the town, shortly before 10am today.

Leicestershire Police said the incident involved a ...

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Updates: A42 island closed as police deal with incident

Officers are on the scene at the junction for Appleby Magna

A slip road and roundabout joining the A42 are closed as police officers deal with an incident, believed to be a collision.

Leicestershire Police said officers are on the scene at the junction for Appleby Magna.

A ...

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Results revealed as Leicester City fans vote on whether to cash in on Maguire amid Manchester United interest

The votes have been counted

Leicester city fans have been voting on whether they want to see their club cash in on star defender Harry Maguire.

The 26-year-old was this week linked with a £65 million move to Manchester United.

There were strong rumours linking Maguire with a ...

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Results revealed as Leicester City fans vote on whether to cash in on Maguire amid Manchester United interest

The votes have been counted

Leicester city fans have been voting on whether they want to see their club cash in on star defender Harry Maguire.

The 26-year-old was this week linked with a £65 million move to Manchester United.

There were strong rumours linking Maguire with a ...

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Drunken driver had been drinking because he was upset on the anniversary of his marriage ending

Hec was spotted swerving around on A47

A drink-driver stopped by police after swerving across the road has told a court he will never drink again.

Peter Maseko (45) was driving along the A47 King Richard’s Road in Leicester after a night of heavy drinking with a friend.

He ...

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How 16-year-old felt finding a mystery lump in her breast

It changed teen Jessica Testar's life forever

In September 2016, Jessica Testar, like thousands of students across the country, was just beginning her A-level studies.

But just a month later, a brutal health scare changed the then-Dixie Grammar School pupil's life ...

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How 16-year-old felt finding a mystery lump in her breast

It changed teen Jessica Testar's life forever

In September 2016, Jessica Testar, like thousands of students across the country, was just beginning her A-level studies.

But just a month later, a brutal health scare changed the then-Dixie Grammar School pupil's life ...

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Manchester United quoted staggering world record fee to sign Leicester City defender Harry Maguire

The defender signed a five-year deal last summer

Manchester United have been quoted a staggering fee to sign Leicester City defender Harry Maguire, according to reports.

The Foxes have made their intention to keep hold of their star defender clear by handing the Red Devils a ...

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Manchester United quoted staggering world record fee to sign Leicester City defender Harry Maguire

The defender signed a five-year deal last summer

Manchester United have been quoted a staggering fee to sign Leicester City defender Harry Maguire, according to reports.

The Foxes have made their intention to keep hold of their star defender clear by handing the Red Devils a ...

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The Leicester City legend whose career could be resurrected by Brendan Rodgers

Hamza Choudhury says the young players coming through the academy see this senior player as their role model.

Brendan Rodgers’ arrival at Leicester City has already breathed new life into the career of captain Wes Morgan.

The central defender has been handed a one-year contract ...

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