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Man found injured in Leicestershire street has died

A man who was found seriously injured in a street in a Leicestershire village has died in hospital

Murder inquiry launched after man’s death in Albion Street

Leicestershire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Leicester. Officers were called shortly before 4am on Saturday 11 February to a report of an assault in Albion Street, Leicester. A man was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital. He has subsequently died. An area of Bowling Green Street...

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...

Cigarette fire destroys 1000 sq metres of Bradgate Park in Leicestershire

A discarded cigarette butt is believed to have caused a fire which destroyed a large area of Bradgate Park. The blaze destroyed about 1,000 sq metres of scrubland at Bradgate Park in Leicestershire on Saturday afternoon, as visitors to the park were enjoying the warm weather. A spokesman for the Park said a cigarette or a...

Woman killed herself after being abused by boyfriend

An inquest has been hearing how a 25 year old women took her own life after being physically and emotionally abused by her ex-partner. Meera Dalal, who worked at Nuffield Hospital, was found dead at her family home in Syston. Her former boyfriend, who was not named at the inquest, had been reported to Leicestershire Police...

Residents evacuated after fire in industrial unit in Highfields

Fire crews had to tackle a large fire overnight at an industrial unit in Highfields. The incident took place at a commercial property on Cedar Road at around 9.40pm yesterday. The building was empty at the time. Several neighbouring terraced houses were evacuated as a precaution. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the building which was...

Candles cause extensive house fire damage in Highfields

A house fire on Eggington Street in Highfields yesterday was believed to be due to the use of candles. Emergency services were called to the property at 6.34pm by a neighbour reporting the fire. The occupants of the house had evacuated the property. Two fire crews were despatched to the terraced house. The dwelling had two...

Flyover in City Centre closed after three-car collision

The flyover on Burleys Way in Leicester was closed last night after a road traffic collision. The incident took place at around 10.25pm yesterday. The accident involved three cars. Two fire crews were dispatched from Central Fire Station to deal with the incident. On arrival, the fire crews ensured the vehicles were safe and then helped...

Man arrested in Ashby armed robbery has died in hospital

A suspected robber who was taken ill at the scene of an armed robbery in Market Street, Ashby, has died in hospital this morning (Saturday 15 July). Police were called just after 10pm on Thursday to reports of two men entering a store and threatening staff with a baseball bat and golf club, demanding cash. One...

Concern grows for missing teenager Tegan Budd

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a teenage girl reported missing from Earl Shilton in Leicestershire. Tegan Budd, 15, was last seen leaving her home address on Equity Road East at 3.15pm on Monday 31 July. She is described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build, with long straight brown hair, with...

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