A five-year-old boy who got a donor after taking part in his own version of the ice bucket challenge is recovering after having a transplant. Albert Tansey can't get cold because he has half a heart so he tipped bean bag balls all over him.
Two skeletons have been discovered holding hands for 700 years at a lost chapel in Leicestershire.
University of Leicester archaeologists have been working on an excavation at the Chapel of St Morrell in Leicestershire, a site of pilgrimage in Hallaton during the 14th Century.
A Dambuster pilot from Leicestershire is being honoured in his home village today with a flyover from a spitfire and a hurricane.
The aircraft used in the Second World War are part of a ceremony where a green plaque will be unveiled in Burbage to remember Flight-Lieutenant Geoffrey Rice's bravery.
He was shot down during another operation but managed to avoid capture for four months before being imprisoned.
A teenager is due in court accused of shooting a man in the face with an air rifle.
The 17-year-old was arrested following claims he attacked a man driving his car when he reached the junction of Milton Street and Bescot Street in Walsall yesterday afternoon.
The 36-year-old was taken to hospital to have the pellet removed after it became lodged in his face.
Nottingham’s hospitals are slashing their car parking charges following a rise in the number of complaints from patients and visitors who say the current rate is unreasonable.
The lower tariffs will reduce from 1st November as follows:
- 0-15 mins Current Charge: £4 New Charge: FREE
- 16mins-1 hour Current Charge: £4 New Charge: £2
- 1-2 hours Current Charge: £4 New Charge: £4
- 2-4 hours Current Charge: £5 New Charge: £5
- Over 4 hours Current Charge: £6 New Charge: £6
- 1 week (7 days) Current Charge: £15 New Charge: £15
The Rugby World Cup trophy is being displayed at Leicester City's Kingpower Stadium today, which will host some of the matches during next year's competition.
It comes as a year from now the Opening Ceremony will get underway at Twickenham.
Birmingham's City Council leader has been accused of exaggerating the scale of cuts and job losses facing the authority over the next four years.
It comes after Sir Albert Bore announced they will axe 6,000 jobs and close services due to budget cuts.
But Birmingham Lib Dem MP John Hemming says that the situation is not as severe as it is being made out.
The Government has also hit back at criticism, saying it has not yet allocated council funding beyond 2015/16 and pointed out that other councils have managed to balance their budgets.
It may still be 98 days to Christmas but a Midlands charity is warning that people should start saving for it now.
Christians Against Poverty say it's necessary to avoid getting into debt.
Kayleigh Marshal from Leicestershire took part in the course the group runs on how to budget your finances.