Proposals to end heart surgery at Leicester's Glenfield Children's Heart Centre is "scandal of national proportions".Read the full story ›
Three thousand runners took part in the Leicester Marathon and Half Marathon.
In a time of two hours and 37 minutes, the winner of the marathon was Chris Millet from Derby.
The first woman across the line in the half marathon was Anne Holyland from Thurmaston in Leicestershire.
Thousands of runners will take to the streets today in the annual Leicester Marathon with road closures in place throughout the city.Read the full story ›
More than 96,000 people have passed through the doors of the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery since the Foxes exhibition opened in June.Read the full story ›
Both men were setting up ‘ghost’ learners on the computerised Learndirect system and then claiming money for services they did not provide.Read the full story ›
Leicester City's players have been swapping footballs for hockey sticks to take on Team GB's goalkeeper Maddie Hinch in a shootout.Read the full story ›
A furious mother has criticised department store John Lewis for charging £1.25 for a single apple in a viral FaceBook post.Read the full story ›
A mother who lost her 16-year-old son to a knife crime has spoken out in support of Leicestershire Police’s #LivesNotKnives campaign.
Amy Morgan and her family were left heart-broken following the death of 16-year-old Tyler Thompson who died after being stabbed in the chest in November 2015.
19-year-old Pravdit Sian of Litelmede in Leicester was sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to ‘manslaughter with loss of control’.
Speaking out in support of the #LivesNotKnives campaign, Amy said:
It’s just so hard as there was no illness, no warning, just a phone call telling me that my child had been stabbed and was not breathing. I relive it every day. It will stay with me forever.
Knife crime ruins lives. Please think about your actions.
This needs to stop.”
The future of the threatened children's heart unit at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester has been the subject of passionate debate in parliament. MPs from all sides say the proposal by NHS England to close it down simply doesn't make sense.
Campaigners fear lives would be lost if surgery is transferred to Birmingham.
While NHS England insist no decisions have yet been taken they say the shake-up is about creating a robust and sustainable service for the future. Leading the opposition today was Leicester MP Liz Kendall.
Leicester City beat FC Copenhagen making it three out of three wins so far in their Group G Champions League clash.
Riyad Mahrez scored the only goal of the game, five minutes before half time.
The Foxes are one victory away from qualification for the Champions League knockout phase and fans are optimistic.