Thousands sign a petition calling for the killer of two teenagers in Leicestershire to stay behind bars.Read the full story ›
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy will be part of Roy Hodgson's 24-man England squad next month.
Two people arrested in Leicester on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism have been freed on police bail.
The suspects, a man aged 34 and a 29-year-old woman, were detained by officers from the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command at a residential address in the city.
Scotland Yard said the pair were arrested on suspicion of making preparations for acts of terrorism and making funding arrangements for the purpose of terrorism.
Both suspects were questioned in Leicester and have been bailed until late July pending further inquiries, the Met said in a statement.
Searches of the residential address have been completed.
A film depicting the murder of a girl who was kicked to death for being a goth is being screened in Leicester today.
Sophie Lancaster was killed eight years ago in a Lancashire park when she was 20 years old.
Her mother Sylvia hopes the film, called 'Black Roses', will stop intolerance towards people from alternative subcultures.
The event is being hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner.
A fifth of young people in Leicester phone their parents every day after moving out of the family home.
The findings come from a study commissioned by Action for Children, who say many 16 to 24-year-olds in the city feel unprepared to deal with life on their own.
Thirty-eight per cent of young people interviewed said they struggled to manage bills and support themselves financially. The same percentage of 18 to 24-year-olds said they worry about being lonely. A quarter of those interviewed said they struggled to deal with household problems and repairs.
"For many young people, moving out of the family home can be an exciting and intrepid first step to independence, with the added advantages of parents who can provide emotional, practical and financial support."
A special school in Leicester, which has moved to a new £11m building, has officially been opened.Read the full story ›
A student has used a pair of 3D cinema glasses and some electronics to create a device to help paralysed people communicate.Read the full story ›
One lane is closed due to a broken down vehicle on the M69 at M1 J21 / A563 in Leicester.
On the roundabout a vehicle has broken down under the M1 carriageway.
A 7-year-old boy from Leicestershire who was born with only one fully functioning hand, has had a prosthetic one made using a 3D printer.Read the full story ›