Snibston Discovery Museum in Coalville will close today, after campaigners lost a high court bid to prevent its closure.Read the full story ›
Police are asking for the public's help in tracing missing teenager Molly Dawes.
The 16-year-old was last seen in Coalville at about 2:15pm on Thursday. Her family is increasingly concerned for her welfare.
Molly - who is from the Coalville area in North Leicestershire - is about 5ft 4ins tall, of slim build, and has long wavy brown hair.
She was last seen wearing a dark blue bomber jacket, light blue jeans and trainers.
A clean up operation is continuing in Coalville in Leicestershire this morning after it was hit by a mini tornado.
High winds ripped off part of the roof of the Belvoir Shopping centre and damaged cars and homes shortly after 7am yesterday morning.
It is thought the damage could run into tens of thousands of pounds.
A mini tornado ripped through a Coalville in Leicestershire this morning, damaging homes, cars and shops.
Part of the roof at the Belvoir Shopping Centre could be seen ripped off whilst pictures showed fences and trees had collapsed.
Leicester Police confirmed there had been some damage to property but no one was injured.
The MP for North West Leicestershire Andrew Bridgen said he was heading to Coalville to inspect the damage.
Residents in a Leicestershire village have been clearing up after a conditions similar to a mini-tornado were experienced in Coalville this morning.
Thousands of pounds worth of damage has been caused in Coalville after a tornado ripped through the town this morning.
Roof tiles have been ripped off houses as a freak wind tore through Coalville in Leicestershire at 7am in this morning. Cars were also left damaged.
Our weather presenter James Wright explains why freak winds were felt in Leicestershire this morning.Read the full story ›
Freak winds in a Leicestershire village have caused damage to homes and businesses this morning.
High winds in Coalville around 7.20am have damaged some properties, Belvoir Centre closed, mngmt & council dealing. No one injured
Police say a Rutland woman has been left "badly shaken up" by two men who attacked her after making homophobic comments.
The woman in her 20s was walking home down Burley Road in Oakham at 1.30am on Sunday when she was targeted.
The victim was hospitalised, and police are searching for the attackers, who are believed to be in their 20s and about 5ft 7in tall.