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Donald Trump to be invited to Leicester

Donald Trump is being invited to visit Leicester after experts revealed that the next President of the United States is related to King Richard III. The story of King Richard III and his legacy put Leicester on the world map. Now experts at the University of Leicester have traced Donald Trump's family line to find...

Elderly couple punched and burgled in their home in Leicester Forest East

An elderly couple from Leicester Forest East were attacked and burgled by a group of 4-6 men who forced their way into their home. The incident occurred on Swallow Close at around 6pm on Sunday 22 January. The woman was punched and had her mobile phone smashed as she attempted to call the police and...

Oadby Imam who starred in Amazon TV advert invited to lunch with Queen

An Imam from Leicester who was seen in the Christmas Amazon advert has been invited to lunch with the Queen when she visits the city in April. Zubeir Hassam is the principal of the Muslim School Oadby and featured in the Amazon advert alongside Priest Gary Bradley. In the advert, the two play friends who...

Leicester Chief Constable’s statement following incident in London

Following the terrible events in London yesterday, Simon Cole, the Chief Constable of Leicestershire said: "Our thoughts today continue to be with colleagues in London and all those affected by the incident in Parliament Square. The news that a number of people have died in the incident, including a police officer who was protecting Parliament, is...

Four men plead guilty to large scale operation to supply heroin

Four men have pleaded guilty to their part in a large-scale operation to supply heroin in Leicester and Lincolnshire. The men, including one from Leicester and three from Lincolnshire, were arrested late last year following an investigation by the East Midlands Special Operations Unit. Keith Garner, of Aylestone, Leicester, along with the other three men, Giles...

Man found injured in city street dies

A murder investigation has been launched after a man who was found seriously injured in a city street died in hospital. Abdirahman Abdirizak Mahmoud Adam, 22, was discovered injured in St Matthews Way in Leicester on Monday afternoon. Leicestershire Police said a youth, 17, was arrested on suspicion of murder later the same day and remains...

Roads closed around city centre after man found with serious injuries

Two roads have been closed in Leicester city centre after a man was found with serious injuries last night. Police and Ambulance Services were called to Norton Street in the city centre at around 10.40pm last night (Thursday 1 June) after reports of a man found with serious head injuries. The man is currently at the...

Homeless man dies on Evington Road

Part of Evington Road was cordoned off this morning following the discovery of a man lying unconscious on the pavement. Ambulance Services were called just after 7am this morning to find the man lying unconscious outside the Co-op Store near the junction with Kedlestone Road. The man who was in his forties was alive when...

Two people die in M1 motorway collision

Two people have died in a collision on the M1 motorway yesterday afternoon. The collision happened at around 4.10pm on the southbound carriageway between Junction 20 for Lutterworth and Junction 19 known as the Catthorpe Interchange. It involved three vehicles; a white Fiat 500, a black Vauxhall Corsa and a white HGV lorry. The driver and passenger...

Images released of appalling hit and run in Leicester

A woman was knocked off her bike by a car and left injured in the middle of the road, as the car drove off in Leicester. CCTV footage of the incident has been released, which took place on Upperton Road at 4.16am on Wednesday 19 July. Residents were woken up by the woman screaming then...

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