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...

Highcross carrying out random bag searches for increased security

The Highcross Shopping Centre is carrying out random bag searches as part of its increased security measures. The Highcross has assured customers...

Police chase ends in car crash in city centre

A police pursuit ended in a car crash in Leicester City Centre, injuring two people yesterday evening. The incident started after a...

General Election results for Leicester and Leicestershire

The results of the General Election have thrown up a huge surprise, with the UK facing the prospect of a hung...

Woman jailed for eight years for drugs and gun offences

A mother has been found guilty of possessing two firearms and ammunition and thousands of pounds worth of Class A drugs...

Women inappropriately touched in Leicester City Centre

Police are investigating reports of a number of women being touched inappropriately in Leicester City Centre. The incidents took place on Churchgate...

Leicester named as one of Britain’s top property hotspots

The property hotspots for 2017 have been revealed and Leicester has been identified as one of the most in-demand places to...
National award for film on tragic Kayleigh Haywood

Kayleigh’s film on the dangers of online grooming nominated for national award

A short film made by Leicestershire Police has been shortlisted for a national award. 'Kayleigh's Love Story' is a film about a...

Woman who abandoned 20 animals banned from keeping pets

A woman who abandoned 20 animals, failing to feed and clean them, has been disqualified from keeping animals for five years. Nicole...

Sir Richard Branson comes to rescue of hen party

A bride-to-be from Leicester was astonished to find out Sir Richard Branson was paying for her and her hen party to...

Woman injured after car lands on roof in Narborough car crash

A woman was injured after two cars were involved in a road collision causing one of the cars to land on...

Taxi driver found guilty over cyclist death crash

A taxi driver has been found guilty in connection with the death of cyclist Sam Boulton in Leicester. Farook Bhikhu, 56, appeared...