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Leicester man convicted of manslaughter following landmark retrial

A 27-year-old Leicester man has been convicted of manslaughter following the death of a father-of-three. Ameen Jogee was found guilty of the manslaughter of Paul Fyfe, 47, who was fatally stabbed in the hallway of a house in Leicester in June 2011. He will be sentenced on Monday 12 September. During the trial the court heard how...

Heartbroken father donates sons university fees to ‘heroic’ team

The grieving father of a student who died on Ben Nevis has donated his son’s £9,000 university fee to the mountain rescue team that led the search for him and his girlfriend. Tim Newton, 27, was originally from Hinckley. He was due to return to the University of Leeds to continue studying physics, but was...

A 93-year-old dies in car crash near Lutterworth

A 93-year-old man has died in a car crash on the A426 near Lutterworth today. The collision happened on Rugby Road in Cotesbach at 2pm. Police are appealing for any witnesses who saw the fatal collision. The 93-year-old man was driving from Lutterworth to Rugby when his blue Hyundai collided into a tree. The man was...

Police name woman found dead in Thurmaston

Police have named the woman whose body was found in a house in Dovedale Road, Thurmaston on Friday 3rd February. She has been named as 35-year-old Amandeep Kaur. Her body was found following a report of a domestic incident at a property in the street. Detectives would like to hear from anyone who may have known Amandeep...

77-year-old woman assaulted and burgled in Leicester

An elderly woman has been left traumatised after she was assaulted in her own home in the Aylestone area of the city. A man forced his way into the home of the 77-year-old vulnerable lady on Richmond Road demanding cash. He punched her in the face and then fled by foot towards Aylestone Road. The...

The new £1 coin enters circulation today – what you need to know

The new £1 coin will enter circulation today and here's what you need to to know about the new 12-sided coin. The Royal Mint will be producing 1.5 billion new £1 coins, which will replace the current 'round pound' introduced in Britain more than 30 years ago. The new coin will host a number of security...

Father and daughter killed neighbour over child’s burst football

A father and daughter who attacked their neighbour over a child's burst football have been found guilty of manslaughter. Kelly Machin, 34, died as a result of internal bleeding after she was assaulted inside her home in Waldwick Close in Leicester Forest East. Following a 10 day trial at Leicester Crown Court, Natalie Bollen, 28, and...

Lucky escape for driver in Leicester City Centre

A driver escaped serious injury when his car ended up on its roof in Leicester City Centre this morning. The accident took place on St Nicholas Circle at around 9am this morning. A driver was travelling in a blue Vauxhall Corsa and lost control of the vehicle which ended up on its roof. The driver...

Seven killed in London terror attack

Seven people have been killed and at least 50 injured in a terror incident in London in which three male attackers were shot dead by Police. The incident began shortly after 10pm when a white van drove at pedestrians crossing London Bridge, before making its way to the crowded bars and restaurants at Borough Market....

Father and daughter sentenced for killing neighbour

A father and his daughter have been jailed for killing their neighbour in a dispute over a burst football. Natalie Bollen, 28, of Waldwick Close and her 48 year-old father William Jelly, of Impey Close were found guilty of causing the death of 34 year-old Kelly Machin. Leicester Crown Court sentenced them both to seven years...

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