The Leicester Mela comes to the city centre this Bank Holiday Monday where spectators can enjoy a whole host of South Asian arts and cultural activities throughout the city centre and experience live entertainment on the main stage. There will also be delicious cuisine from across the Indian subcontinent to enjoy.
“On Bank Holiday Monday 31stAugust 2015 Star Plus are inviting the whole of the UK to come and experience a glittering mix of live music, dance, food, fashion, entertainment, arts and Indian culture at the Leicester Belgrave Mela Festival”
A funeral will be held today for the head coach of Rugby Lions, Robert Walton.
He died when swimming in the sea on holiday in France.
Robert Walton, from Leicestershire, broke his spine after he was struck by a giant wave.
His friends, family and fellow players will gather at Hinckley Rugby club to remember him this afternoon.
An ornate 150-year-old communion chalice has been stolen from an abbey in Leicestershire as the monks were preparing Mass.Read the full story ›
Former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor says a police investigation into historical child sex abuse and murder claims has wrecked his life.Read the full story ›
The Labour leadership candidates will meet with acting leader Harriet Harman after accusations the vote was infiltrated by opponents.Read the full story ›
Serious collision M69 north of jct 2 . One vehicle involved. Closed northbound as officers investigate. Please seek alternative route.
Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall has said she intends to vote in favour of the Assisted Dying Bill.
Kendall told LBC radio that she believed the right safeguards - diagnosis of a terminal illness, certification from two doctors and judicial oversight - for the bill to be taken forward.
I believe in giving people as much power and control over what happens to them as possible.
People need the ability to die in their own homes. I believe this will be a step forward.
The Assisted Dying Bill, drafted by Lord Falcanor is due to be debated in the House of Commons on September 11.
A mother who branded her 16-month-old baby's cheek in North West Leicestershire using a cigarette lighter has been jailed.Read the full story ›
Leicestershire Police is launching its 'Cover Up' campaign, urging Asian women to cover up their jewellery.Read the full story ›