Former Leicester West MP Lord Janner has arrived at court to face child abuse charges.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing a missing man from Leicester.
Aaron Dunn, 26, was last seen in the afternoon on Saturday 25 July on Dunster Street in Leicester. His family reported him missing the next day.
Aaron is originally from Blackpool and he also has links to Central London. It is believed he may have used public transport to travel to Hull.
Aaron is white, 6 ft tall, of slim build, with short mousey hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a T-shirt, dark blue shorts and dark blue canvas shoes.
“We are appealing to the public to look at his photo and contact us if you recognise him or have any information about where he might be."
There's been a new arrival in the ape enclosure at Twycross Zoo just in time for the summer holidays - a baby Bonobo.
And because Bonobos are an endangered species, it's been causing quite a stir. Georgia Arlott joined families across the Midlands who're hoping to catch a glimpse of the newborn,
Ernie puts his long life down to "never marrying or moving".Read the full story ›
Firework Champions is taking place on 8th Aug at Belvoir Castle Grantham, Leicestershire.
Firework Champions is back this weekend at Belvoir Castle for the 6th year. 3 of the UK’s best firework companies will battle it out against each other with a 10-minute firework display choreographed to music. The event is the only one of it’s kind in the UK where audiences will text-vote for the display they like the most using their mobiles.
Firework Champions is the largest UK firework competition run at 5 locations.
We have some fantastic teams lined up who are all undefeated winners in their own right. The displays will be world class and it is very rare to see them of this standard in the UK outside of this event…”
Leicestershire Police have asked for help in tracing a missing teenager.
Hollie Belle Tompkins was last seen at about 10pm on Friday but there have been unconfirmed sightings of the 14-year-old in Leicester over the weekend.
She is white, about 5ft 3ins tall, of slim build and usually has long dark hair which may have recently been bleached or dyed red. Hollie Belle also has a lip piercing and nose ring.
Anyone with information about where she is should call police on 101.
Two teenagers arrested after a man was stabbed in Granby Street, Leicester, at the weekend have been bailed.
Emergency services were called to the scene at about 8.40pm on 1 August where the man, 25, was found injured.
He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
Two 15-year-old boys had been arrested in connection with the incident.
They have since been bailed pending further enquiries.
Officers are still keen to speak to anyone who was in the area on Saturday evening. If you haven’t spoken to police then please come forward.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call DS 466 Gareth Goddard on 101 quoting incident number 609 of 1 August 2015.
Atalanta defender and former France under-21 international, Yohan Benalouane, has join Leicester in a deal worth £5.6m
Benalouane, 28, was cautioned 15 times in 28 appearances for Atalanta last season, and received his marching orders during a 4-1 defeat against Inter Milan in February.
Two men convicted of murdering a mother-of-two from Coventry will be sentenced today.
Hayley Pointon was shot dead on the doorstep of her boyfriend's house in Hinckley in 2013.
Aaron Newman and Aaron Power were convicted of her murder on Friday. They denied killing her.
Another man, Dylan Whitty, who was found guilty of assisting an offender, will be sentenced in September.
Snibston Discovery Museum in Coalville will close today, after campaigners lost a high court bid to prevent its closure.Read the full story ›