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Leicester City will host rising superpower AS Monaco in a friendly next month according to the Ligue 1 club's website.
Monaco have caused a stir in the transfer market this summer, having spent more than £110m on superstars Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez and João Moutinho after Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev's purchase of the club.
Falcao is one of the most prolific strikers in the world, scoring 28 league goals in 36 matches.
The friendly is expected to take place on 27 July.
There are delays of around one hour and thirty minutes on the East Coast mainline because of an incident at Peterborough.
It s believed that a man was threatening to jump off a bridge.
He has now been moved but trains are severely delayed through the area.
Disruption is affecting services between Kings Cross and Edinburgh Waverley and between Kings Cross and Leeds because of the earlier incident.
Trains affected are, East Midlands, Grand Central, Cross Country and First Hull trains.
Five ambulance trusts across England, including in the East Midlands, have failed to meet crucial response time targets, new figures suggest.
Ambulance crews across the country did not arrive on scene within eight minutes for 26% of patients who needed urgent emergency assistance last year.
On Monday, NHS England said that the health service must design a simpler system if it is to relieve pressure on emergency care.
Firefighters at Birmingham Airport are called out once a day on average.
Today, five new fire engines were delivered. They have cameras which can see inside planes and let firefighters tackle the fire inside the cab - so they do not risk their lives saving others.
Seven players from womens' football teams in the Midlands have been selected for the England squad ahead of the European championships which take place next month.
Pupils from a school in Burton were given a special visit by one of them.
A trader has been fined for trying to sell a rabbit at a market in Stratford-upon-Avon, despite its overgrown teeth.
The rabbit had such long teeth that they restricted its ability to eat.
David Shipton admitted causing unnecessary suffering to the rabbit and was prosecuted by Warwickshire County Council trading standards.
The trader said he acknowledged he should not have put up the rabbit for sale with long teeth but he did not believe that he had been cruel.
A man who strangled his partner after she told him she was moving out has been found guilty of her murder.
The jury took just over thirty minutes to make their decision.
Gurinder Singh, 42, of Walter Street in West Bromwich had been living with Parmamjit Kaur for four months when she told him she was moving out.
Singh grabbed her around her neck and strangled her, before dragging her body to a store room and leaving her there.
He then travelled to London to see a friend before coming back to confess his crime.
Detective Sergeant Ranj Sangha, from the Major Investigation Team, said:
– Detective Sergeant Ranj Sangha
“This is a tragic case of a young woman who made the decision to leave her partner and was murdered as a result."
“I hope today’s verdict brings some closure to Parmamjit’s family and friends.”