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Police investigations are continuing into a stabbing in Leicester in which a man was critically injured.Read the full story ›
Two men have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after what police have described as "an altercation" in Leicester.Read the full story ›
X-Factor winner Sam Bailey is gearing up for a 100-mile charity bike ride.Read the full story ›
Leicester's 30th Caribbean Carnival is believed to have attracted up to 100,000 visitors.Read the full story ›
The Leicester carnival is celebrating its 30th year on Saturday and organisers are expecting around 100,000 people to watch the parade and party in Victoria Park.
The theme of the celebration this year is The Americas.
Carnival Queen Charis Betts says her troupe, Inspired Masquerade, has been researching all things native american to look the part.
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Good news for the weekend with sunny spells and warmer temperatures on the way. But, don't put your umbrellas away, yet.Read the full story ›
The family of murdered mother-of-two Hayley Pointon have paid tribute to her.
It comes after Aaron Power and Aaron Newman from Coventry were found guilty of her murder. She was shot dead on her boyfriend's doorstep.
It has been a soul destroying two and a half years since Hayley’s death. This verdict although the one we needed and Hayley deserves is now only the start to us rebuilding our shattered lives without Hayley there. She can never be replaced in our lives and therefore we feel that there can never be any true justice for Hayley and her children.”
A gun was fired at the rear of the house on Sunnydale Road. The bullet missed Nigel Barwell and killed Hayley.Read the full story ›
Leicestershire police have said the conviction of two men found guilty of murdering a mother from Coventry sends a message that guns will not be tolerated.
Hayley Pointon was killed by mistake in February 2013 in Hinckley.
Aaron Power and Aaron Newman denied killing her. They will be sentenced on Monday.
Detective Chief Inspector Tony Yarwood said they want information on the whereabouts of the gun.