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Leicester appoint Shakespeare as manager for the rest of the season

Craig Shakespeare has been appointed manager of Leicester City until the end of the season. Shakespeare took charge of the team on an interim basis after Claudio Ranieri was sacked on February 23. The 53-year-old has had a positive run of results so far leading the Foxes to back-to-back victories over Liverpool and Hull. The decision was...

Ashby man died from stab wounds as woman posts chilling message on Facebook 24 hours before

A man found dead in a house in Ashby, died as a result of stab wounds, a post mortem has revealed. He has been named as 25-year-old Warren Hall. An injured woman and unhurt little girl were also found in the house. The woman was named as Mr Hall's ex-girlfriend Sandie Rayne who is...

Nearly 2,000 cannabis plants found in two properties in Leicestershire

Police have found nearly 2,000 cannabis plants at two properties in Houghton on the Hill in Leicestershire. The discoveries were made at properties on Uppingham Road. The first discovery was in a flat where a warrant had been raised for non-payment of utility bills. Further investigations revealed a second cannabis factory at a nearby house. Police have...

Teacher banned for life for taking drugs with teen students

A teacher who took legal highs with a student and watched another student take Viagra has been banned from teaching for life. Robert Roskelly, 33, also admitted staying the night at a pupil's house and holding topless fitness training sessions with his pupils at Winstanley Community College in Braunstone, Leicester. The Science teacher befriended the boys...

London Road death: Police name victim and charge man with murder

Police have named the man who died outside Leicester Railway Station early on Wednesday morning. The victim was 30-year-old Dilovan Fazil Mohammed of no fixed address. Rajesh Chhagan Khunti, 30, from Leicester has been charged with the murder of Mr Mohammed. Police initially believed the victim was killed in a hit and run case. However the post-mortem...

Armed police end siege in New Parks peacefully

An armed siege in the New Parks area of Leicester has been resolved peacefully. Police were called to a property on Keightley Road at 7am this morning (Friday 10 March). A 40-year-old man was inside the flat and refused entry to the Police. It was believed one other person was in the flat. Trained negotiators and...

Man found dead and woman seriously injured in Ashby

Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a man's body, and a woman with serious injuries, inside a house in Ashby. Officers were called to a property on Holland Crescent at 3:20pm on Thursday 9th March, following reports a woman had been seriously injured. Once inside the house, police discovered the body...

Post-mortem reveals London Road victim was stabbed to death

Police have confirmed the body of a man found on London Road early yesterday morning died as a result of a stab wound. A post-mortem examination was carried out on the 30-year-old man late yesterday confirming the cause of death. Police said CCTV footage showed the man staggering along London Road before collapsing just after midnight...

London Road death – murder enquiry launched

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man on London Road in the early hours of this morning. A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is in police custody awaiting questioning. Initially officers believed the man was involved in a hit and run accident. However it is...

One minute summary: What does the Spring budget mean for you?

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the 2017 Spring Budget today. Here's our one minute summary of the Budget: The UK was the second-fastest growing economy in the G7 in 2016, with growth forecast for 2017 upgraded to 2% National insurance contributions will rise for the self-employed from 9% to 10% in April 2018 and 11% in...

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