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Leicester Hospitals to hire nurses from India and Philippines after EU nurses avoid UK

Leicester hospitals are planning to hire 300 nurses from India and Philippines to fill a shortage after too many European recruits left. Local Hospitals fear Leicester has become less attractive for nurses from the EU following the recent Brexit vote. Many hospitals have seen EU nurses return back home following the vote. However the drive...

Police release image of man wanted in Market Harborough sexual assault

Police have revealed a computer generated image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a serious sexual assault in Market Harborough. The image, which was created with the victim, was shown at a public meeting held at Welland Park Academy on Monday 19th September. Local residents attended the meeting to hear an...

Police appeal after serious stabbing in Beaumont Leys

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found seriously injured outside a pub in Beaumont Leys. Emergency services were called to the area at 12.30am on Friday 16 September, where a 24-year-old man had been stabbed in the abdomen. It is believed he sustained his injuries in an incident which happened outside the...

Another City Centre stabbing

A 17 year boy has been injured after another stabbing incident in Leicester City Centre. The teenager was hurt after trying to break up a fight in Granby Street. A police spokeswoman said: "Officers were called to a report of a fight in Granby Street, Leicester, at 1:40am on Sunday." An eyewitness said there were...

Leicester could see some of the hottest weather in UK this week

The East Midlands is expected to have some of the hottest weather in the UK over the next day or two. Temperatures could soar and exceed the hottest September day in the UK for more than 50 years. NHS England has issued a level-two heat alert, which means there is a high chance that...

Update: Two people arrested following stabbing in City Centre

Two people have been arrested after a serious assault on Friday in Leicester City Centre. Police were called to Yeoman Lane after a 17-year-old boy was found with stab wounds following a fight. The victim was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition. Yesterday a 19-year-old man and woman were arrested in...

Police renew appeal for serious sexual assault in Market Harborough

It's been three weeks since a 17-year-old girl was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Market Harborough. The girl had been walking along Green Lane in Market Harborough shortly after midnight when the man grabbed her and dragged her onto a nearby footpath where the assault took place. The victim has described the man as...

Keith Vaz’s wife will forgive him but demands health tests

The wife of Labour MP Keith Vaz has given a candid interview to a Sunday newspaper in which she expressed her shock over her husbands sex revelations. She said she felt like smashing crockery over his head, but will eventually 'forgive him' for cheating on her with two male escorts. Maria Fernandes said she considered...

Teenager in serious condition following stabbing in Leicester City Centre

A 17 year-old-boy is in hospital after being stabbed in Leicester City Centre. The incident took place yesterday afternoon on Yeoman Lane near the Curve Theatre. Police say the victim was involved in a fight with a group of people at around 5:15pm. One member of the group then stabbed the boy in the torso....

Lottery win of £100,000 in Leicestershire remains unclaimed

Could you be the winner of £100,000? The National Lottery is searching for a Lotto winner from Leicestershire who won the prize on Saturday 27th August. The ticket was bought in the Melton and Charnwood areas and remains unclaimed. The prize was part of a special Lotto draw to celebrate the achievements of Team GB in...

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