The first man to be convicted of murder on the basis of DNA evidence should be moved to an open prison, according to the Parole Board.Read the full story ›
Roger Freeman died after a bull attacked him whilst he was walking in November 2010. Now his family has won a damages claim.Read the full story ›
Matthew said finding a kidney would mean he could "do all the normal things" like playing football and going swimming with his friends.Read the full story ›
Ashby School wants to sell Lt Col Bent's Victoria Cross to raise money for facilities, but his descendants are furious.Read the full story ›
Kayleigh Haywood, 15, has been missing from her home in Leicestershire since Friday.Read the full story ›
Leicestershire claimed their first win in the LV= County Championship since September 2012 after beating Essex by six wickets at Chelmsford.
The Foxes have finished bottom of Division Two in each of the last two seasons and came into this fixture on the back of a 37-match winless streak.
But they finally ended the drought, claiming their first away victory since 2010 in the process, as they successfully reached their victory target of 163 on the final morning.
Angus Robson contributed 71 at the top of the order and - although his dismissal left Leicestershire on 117 for four - Andrea Agathangelou's 42 not out at more than a run a ball helped them across the line.
Tom Bailey took five wickets for just 12 runs as Lancashire skittled Leicestershire on the final day of their Championship clash.
The seamer removed the home side's top three, as Leicestershire were reduced to 29-7.
Lancashire eventually won by 244 runs thanks to dismissing Leicestershire for 77.
The case of a child killer who was the first person to be convicted under DNA evidence is to be reviewed by the Parole Board.Read the full story ›
Residents have taken to Twitter to describe the moment an earthquake struck an area of the East Midlands
Definitely thought I was going mad when my bed just shook, noo just an earthquake in Leicester