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Mum's awesome cooking inspires Leicester lad to start multi-million pound Indian food business

Now Ketan Varu supplies Ocado, while his mum, dad, sister and wife all work for him

Emergency food parcels sent to a Leicester lad when he was away at university helped inspire him to launch a multi-million pound business empire.

Ketan Varu’s mum Manjula used to send spicy curry ...

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Mum's awesome cooking inspires Leicester lad to start multi-million pound Indian food business

Now Ketan Varu supplies Ocado, while his mum, dad, sister and wife all work for him

Emergency food parcels sent to a Leicester lad when he was away at university helped inspire him to launch a multi-million pound business empire.

Ketan Varu’s mum Manjula used to send spicy curry ...

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Woman left brain-damaged by husband faces daily struggle to eat, drink and move

She is still in hospital after the terrible attack

A wife who was left with devastating injuries after being attacked by a dumbbell faces a heart-breaking daily struggle to eat, drink and move.

Aimee Dixon's life will never be the same after she was left with a catalogue of ...

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Wes Morgan on how Ayoze Perez, Youri Tielemans and James Justin have settled in at Leicester City

The new trio have had no trouble settling into the close Foxes dressing room

Leicester City captain Wes Morgan is pleased with how the club's new signings have integrated into the squad.

The Foxes have already been busy in the summer transfer market, signing Ayoze Perez, Youri ...

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Wes Morgan on how Ayoze Perez, Youri Tielemans and James Justin have settled in at Leicester City

The new trio have had no trouble settling into the close Foxes dressing room

Leicester City captain Wes Morgan is pleased with how the club's new signings have integrated into the squad.

The Foxes have already been busy in the summer transfer market, signing Ayoze Perez, Youri ...

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UK's largest outdoor vegan festival is coming to the East Midlands

There will be tons to do during the weekend

Vegans rejoice - the UK's largest outdoor vegan festival is heading to our region.

Vegan Camp-out 2019 will be taking place between Friday August 30 and Sunday September 1, with a huge line-up of activists and things to do.

The ...

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UK's largest outdoor vegan festival is coming to the East Midlands

There will be tons to do during the weekend

Vegans rejoice - the UK's largest outdoor vegan festival is heading to our region.

Vegan Camp-out 2019 will be taking place between Friday August 30 and Sunday September 1, with a huge line-up of activists and things to do.

The ...

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19 pictures from the UK's largest Gin and Rum Festival

Athena event leaves visitors spoilt for choice with over 60 types of gin and rum to discover

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Live updates: Police shut major road near Fosse Park over 'traffic incident'

Find an alternative route say highways

An incident has taken place in roadworks near Fosse Park.

Highways have reported problems on the A563 Soar Valley Way, near Fosse Park, where ongoing bridge works have already seen mean roadworks/lane restrictions this weekend.

Police and ...

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Live updates: Lincoln High Street cordoned off over police 'incident'

Updates are being provided by LincolnshireLive

A police 'incident' has seen part of Lincoln city centre taped off.

Lincoln High Street from St Benedict's Square towards Greggs has been taped off by police.

While a large area is closed on both sides, pedestrians ...

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Brendan Rodgers explains how Leicester City won race to sign Youri Tielemans

The 22-year-old has been the crown jewel of the Foxes' summer business so far

Leicester City's capture of midfielder Youri Tielemans has been lauded one of the Premier League signings of the summer.

Tielemans was snapped up on a club-record fee of around £40 million, rejoining ...

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Brendan Rodgers explains how Leicester City won race to sign Youri Tielemans

The 22-year-old has been the crown jewel of the Foxes' summer business so far

Leicester City's capture of midfielder Youri Tielemans has been lauded one of the Premier League signings of the summer.

Tielemans was snapped up on a club-record fee of around £40 million, rejoining ...

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Discovery of dead man in Leicester prompts coroner search for next of kin

The man died earlier this month

A search has been launched to find the next of kin or other relatives of a man whose body was discovered in Leicester.

Leicester City and South Leicestershire Coroner's Service, based at The Town Hall, has issued an appeal to help find the ...

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Discovery of dead man in Leicester prompts coroner search for next of kin

The man died earlier this month

A search has been launched to find the next of kin or other relatives of a man whose body was discovered in Leicester.

Leicester City and South Leicestershire Coroner's Service, based at The Town Hall, has issued an appeal to help find the ...

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Leicester City transfer news live - Harry Maguire latest, Premier League chief talks VAR, Cheltenham reaction

We'll keep you up to date with all the latest transfer news and views from Brendan Rodgers' side on Sunday, July 21

Welcome to today's LIVE Leicester City blog brought to you by Leicestershire Live.

We kept you up to date with all the latest City transfer rumours and news on ...

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37 great pictures from the Magic of Thailand Festival

Two day festival brings the flavour of Thailand to Leicester's Victoria Park

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Drunken knifeman tried to hide a weapon under a police car in Leicester city centre

His barrister put it down to 'drunken stupidity'

A pub goer was arrested when the police heard him dropping a knife underneath their vehicle.

Although the knife was not used in the disturbance that police were called to, Connor Bishop had earlier passed it to someone inside ...

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Drunken knifeman tried to hide a weapon under a police car in Leicester city centre

His barrister put it down to 'drunken stupidity'

A pub goer was arrested when the police heard him dropping a knife underneath their vehicle.

Although the knife was not used in the disturbance that police were called to, Connor Bishop had earlier passed it to someone inside ...

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Leicester City 'recognise the reality' of Harry Maguire transfer saga

Manchester United and Manchester City are potential suitors for the England centre-back

Leicester City may not need to sell Harry Maguire but they “recognise the reality” of the situation and are preparing for all eventualities.

City have received no further bids for Maguire, ...

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Leicester City 'recognise the reality' of Harry Maguire transfer saga

Manchester United and Manchester City are potential suitors for the England centre-back

Leicester City may not need to sell Harry Maguire but they “recognise the reality” of the situation and are preparing for all eventualities.

City have received no further bids for Maguire, ...

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Guess these 11 Leicester celebs that have been aged through FaceApp

The grey and the good

FaceApp is a fad that's getting pretty old pretty fast - or getting a funny beard or changing a gender.

The AI-assisted face-changing app is taking the internet by storm at the moment.

So we had a little fun and ran some of the more familiar faces ...

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