Brave bus driver stabbed on Evington Road

A bus driver has been stabbed on Leicester's Evington Road, as he tried to disarm a knife from his attacker. The...
Two arrested for human trafficking in Leicester

Two people arrested for human trafficking in Leicester

A 23-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man have been arrested as part of an investigation into allegations of human trafficking and...
Police begin investigation against Keith Vaz

Keith Vaz steps down following male escort scandal. Read his full statement

Keith Vaz has resigned as chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. His resignation follows claims that he paid for sex with...
Leicester man convicted of manslaughter

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...

Man charged in connection with assault on Berners Street

A man has been charged in connection with a serious assault on Berners Street in Leicester. Shamir Kazi, 19, from the Highfields...
Keith vas escort scandal

Will Keith Vaz stand down following claims he paid for male escorts

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz is expected to step down as the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee following allegations...

Samworth Brothers continue expansion in Leicester

Samworth Brothers, the company behind brands such as Ginsters and Soreen, has agreed a deal with Leicester City Council to lease...

Two men sentenced to prison for causing death by dangerous driving

Two men have been sentenced for their part in a collision which resulted in the death of a father of three. Kulwant...
Graham Butterworth sentenced to 11 years for indecent assaults

Man sentenced for sexual offences against children

A 70-year-old man has been sentenced to a total of 11 years after being found guilty of a string of sexual...
Leicester train station

Leicester tops ‘least railway stations per population’ poll

Leicester has the fewest number of railway stations per population, reveals new research by the Press Association. The city has just one...
Leicester men arrested for Virgin Media scam

Leicester men sentenced for £60m Virgin Media scam

Six men have been sentenced for their part in a multi-million pound fraud which allowed thousands of people to watch Virgin...
Plans for new Opera House in Leicestershire

Plans to build a permanent Opera House in Leicestershire

Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross is planning to build the first permanent opera house in over a decade in Leicestershire. Mr Ross...