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Leicester: City and unitary authority in England
Leicester is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. The city lies on the River Soar and close to the eastern end of the National Forest. It is to the north-east of Birmingham and Coventry, south of Nottingham, and west of Peterborough.

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'Narrowest detached house' sells at auction in Leicester

The "quirky" property is just 13ft wide and sold for £155,000 at auction in Leicester.
BBC News - Published

Boy, 16, hit by van after 'mass brawl' on Leicester estate

The fight broke out in the Braunstone area of Leicester and allegedly involved 20 people, police say.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Leicester

Pogba, Martial, Shaw ruled out as injury crisis hits Man United [Video]Pogba, Martial, Shaw ruled out as injury crisis hits Man United

Manchester United are facing an injury crisis on their return to Premier League action, with Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw set to miss Saturday's (September 14) clash against Leicester..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:16Published

Frank Lampard: Mason Mount and James Maddison can work together for England [Video]Frank Lampard: Mason Mount and James Maddison can work together for England

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says Mason Mount can work alongside Leicester's James Maddison in the England squad after being called up to the national team for the first time, and laughs off a suggestion..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published

Harry Maguire proud to sign for 'amazing club' as defender completes Old Trafford move [Video]Harry Maguire proud to sign for 'amazing club' as defender completes Old Trafford move

Manchester United have completed the signing of Harry Maguire from Leicester for a fee understood to be £80million, a world record for a defender. The 26-year-old England international has signed a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Harry Maguire signs for Manchester United in £80m deal [Video]Harry Maguire signs for Manchester United in £80m deal

Manchester United have completed the signing of England international Harry Maguire from Leicester for £80million, a world record fee for a defender. The 26-year-old has signed a six-year contract at..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expecting new faces as United agree deal for Maguire [Video]Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expecting new faces as United agree deal for Maguire

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United to complete "one or two" deals before next week's transfer deadline after agreeing a fee with Leicester for England centre-back Harry Maguire. United will..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Manchester United agree £80m deal with Harry Maguire [Video]Manchester United agree £80m deal with Harry Maguire

Manchester United have reached an agreement with Leicester to sign England defender Harry Maguire for £80million, PA understands. The deal for the 26-year-old is now subject to a medical. Maguire was..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

 

Leicester hit-and-run victims open GCSE results

While his dad was in hospital the 15-year-old carried on with his GCSE exams despite his injuries.
BBC News - Published

Ndidi header denies Lampard homecoming win at Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi's header denies Frank Lampard victory in his first game at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea boss as Leicester fight back to earn a point.
BBC News - Published

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City: Wilfred Ndidi secures hard-earned point

Wilfred Ndidi's header denies Frank Lampard victory in his first game at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea boss as Leicester fight back to earn a point.
BBC News - Published

Carabao Cup second round draw: Newcastle v Leicester, Nottingham Forest v Derby

Newcastle host fellow Premier League side Leicester in the second round of the Carabao Cup, while Nottingham Forest face East Midlands rivals Derby.
BBC News - Published

Harry Maguire: Manchester City could not afford defender, says Pep Guardiola

Manchester City wanted to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester, but could not afford him, says City boss Pep Guardiola.
BBC News - Published

Harry Maguire: Man Utd agree £80m deal for Leicester defender

Manchester United reach an agreement to sign England centre-back Harry Maguire from Leicester for world record fee.
BBC News - Published

Man Utd to sign Leicester's Maguire for world record £80m

Manchester United reach an agreement to sign England centre-back Harry Maguire from Leicester for world-record fee.
BBC News - Published

Leicester teenager cycles solo from UK to Australia

Ben Hollis left Leicester in August and has covered more than 11,000 miles to reach Brisbane.
BBC News - Published

Missing tape at 5km Leicester charity run makes it 1.2km too short

A section of tape marking out the 5km run was removed sending runners down a route 1.2km too short.
BBC News - Published

Hand grenades found by magnet fishers in Leicester destroyed

Two of the three hand grenades found have been destroyed by the Army in a controlled explosion.
BBC News - Published

Women's Ashes 2019: Australia take lead over England with nervy ODI win

Australia take a 2-0 lead in the multi-format Women's Ashes with a nervy two-wicket victory over England in Leicester.
BBC News - Published

Australia edge past England in Women's Ashes opener

Australia take a 2-0 lead in the multi-format Women's Ashes with a nervy two-wicket victory over England in Leicester.
BBC News - Published

'One in four' seeking shelter at key homeless agencies in Manchester, London and Leicester are refugees

Exclusive: Refugees face a 'really traumatic time' as they forge a new life in the UK
Independent - Published

Leicester temple wheelchair row taxi driver 'suspended'

leicester temple wheelchair row taxi driver 'suspended'
Saroj Seth says there was "no compassion, no kindness" shown towards her.
BBC News - Published

Father admits stalking his daughter in Leicester

father admits stalking his daughter in leicester
A dad tried to force his daughter into a marriage and stop her from going to university.
BBC News - Published

'Odd' Richard III portrait 'coming home' to Leicester

'odd' richard iii portrait 'coming home' to leicester
The picture, part of a national project, shows subtle attempts to undermine Richard's character.
BBC News - Published

Muslim boy and man run over in hit-and-run outside mosque in Leicester, prompting police appeal

Pair rushed to hospital after early morning incident as officers search for vehicle involved
Independent - Published

Leicester mosque crash: Worshipper injured in hit-and-run

leicester mosque crash: worshipper injured in hit-and-run
The man was seriously hurt when he was hit by a vehicle in Leicester after leaving late night prayers.
BBC News - Published

Leicester Islamic faith school told to stop separating girls and boys

The school is ordered to end its "unlawfully discriminatory" practice of segregation by sex".
BBC News - Published

Leicester head coach Murphy gets three-game ban

leicester head coach murphy gets three-game ban
Leicester Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy receives a three-match ban for verbally abusing match officials.
BBC News - Published

World Cup winner's contracts for sale

world cup winner's contracts for sale
The three contracts date from Banks's time at Leicester and Stoke, either side of his World Cup win.
BBC News - Published

Sevenoaks Suns beat Leicester to retain WBBL title

sevenoaks suns beat leicester to retain wbbl title
Sevenoaks Suns retain their WBBL Play-offs title with a 60-55 win over Leicester Riders at the O2 Arena in London.
BBC News - Published

Last-gasp Bath snatch final Champions Cup spot

last-gasp bath snatch final champions cup spot
Bath snatch a late 32-31 victory at Leicester and the final European Champions Cup place in an epic game.
BBC News - Published

Elephant Man: Leicester council backs statue plan

elephant man: leicester council backs statue plan
The author who traced Joseph Merrick's grave said he deserved a "fitting memorial" is his home city.
BBC News - Published

UK grime artist Kamakaze's 90-second freestyle rap on Leicester's title win

uk grime artist kamakaze's 90-second freestyle rap on leicester's title win
UK grime MC and Leicester fan, Kamakaze reps his club's Premier League title win from the 2015/16 campaign in the third of our 90-second freestyle videos.
BBC News - Published

Leicester's Italian cafe closes after 82 years

leicester's italian cafe closes after 82 years
The Brucciani family have been serving coffee and cakes to the people of Leicester since 1937.
BBC News - Published

Cat missing for nine years in Leicester reunited with owner

cat missing for nine years in leicester reunited with owner
Spike went missing from his home in 2010 and has now been found wandering the streets 15 miles away.
BBC News - Published

Leicester City 3-0 Arsenal: Jamie Vardy scores twice in Foxes win

leicester city 3-0 arsenal: jamie vardy scores twice in foxes win
Jamie Vardy scores twice as Leicester dent Arsenal's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with a dominant victory.
BBC News - Published

Vardy scores twice as Leicester dent Arsenal's top-four hopes

vardy scores twice as leicester dent arsenal's top-four hopes
Jamie Vardy scores twice as Leicester inflict a blow to Arsenal's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with a dominant victory.
BBC News - Published

Teenager charged with rape and murder after woman found in burning Leicester flat

Curtis Moyse, 18, to face court after body of Leah Fray, 27, discovered over Easter weekend
Independent - Published

Leicester flat fire: Man charged with murder, rape and arson

leicester flat fire: man charged with murder, rape and arson
Curtis Moyse is charged with murder, rape and arson after a woman was found dead in a burning flat.
BBC News - Published

Murder inquiry after woman's body found in Leicester fire

murder inquiry after woman's body found in leicester fire
Fire crews tackling the blaze found the body of a 27-year-old woman inside the building.
BBC News - Published

Newcastle 10 points clear of relegation zone with win at Leicester

newcastle 10 points clear of relegation zone with win at leicester
Ayoze Perez scores a glancing header as Newcastle move 10 points clear of the relegation zone with victory at Leicester.
BBC News - Published

Leicester 0-1 Newcastle: Ayoze Perez seals victory for Magpies

leicester 0-1 newcastle: ayoze perez seals victory for magpies
Ayoze Perez scores a glancing header as Newcastle move 10 points clear of the relegation zone with victory at Leicester.
BBC News - Published

Ruthless Exeter punish 14-man Leicester

ruthless exeter punish 14-man leicester
Exeter rack up 50 points against Premiership strugglers Leicester, who have captain Tom Youngs sent off at Welford Road.
BBC News - Published

Leicester man jailed for running over armed PC

leicester man jailed for running over armed pc
Yasin Adam left the officer with serious injuries including a fractured skull, hearing loss and bruising.
BBC News - Published

Video shows moment Leicester man ran over armed police officer

video shows moment leicester man ran over armed police officer
Yasin Adam's car hit the officer outside the defendant's home on Bradbourne Road, Leicester, in October.
BBC News - Published

Mike Ford to join Leicester Tigers coaching team until the end of season

mike ford to join leicester tigers coaching team until the end of season
Ex-England and Ireland coach Mike Ford is set to join Leicester's coaching team as they try to avoid Premiership relegation for the first time.
BBC News - Published

Leicester park rape: Zakarya Etarghi jailed for life

leicester park rape: zakarya etarghi jailed for life
Zakarya Etarghi, who shattered a woman's skull and left her "for dead", is jailed for life.
BBC News - Published

Britons went to Syria for 'research not terrorism'

britons went to syria for 'research not terrorism'
Two men from Leicester and Birmingham wanted to to see the "reality" of what was happening in Syria.
BBC News - Published

'US agent' stopped British men joining IS in Syria

'us agent' stopped british men joining is in syria
Two 22-year-old men, from Leicester and Birmingham, tried to cross into Syria in 2017, a court hears.
BBC News - Published

Leicester explosion: Demolished Hinckley Road site up for sale

leicester explosion: demolished hinckley road site up for sale
A shop and a flat above was deliberately blown up in an insurance scam - killing five people.
BBC News - Published

Leicester park rape: Man found guilty of 'horrific' attack

leicester park rape: man found guilty of 'horrific' attack
Zakarya Etarghi had admitted to jurors he met the woman in the park but denied attacking her.
BBC News - Published

Jodie Chesney: Police make arrest in Leicester in connection with murder of 17-year-old girl

Arrangements will be made to transport him to London
Independent - Published

Car plunges into canal in Leicester during police chase

car plunges into canal in leicester during police chase
Officers tried to stop the vehicle in Leicester on Friday night when it hit a fence and entered the water.
BBC News - Published

Spurs beat Leicester to maintain pursuit of leaders

spurs beat leicester to maintain pursuit of leaders
Tottenham maintain their Premier League title hopes with an entertaining victory over Leicester at Wembley.
BBC News - Published

Rashford edges Man Utd to victory at Leicester

rashford edges man utd to victory at leicester
Manchester United extend their unbeaten run to 10 games under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a narrow victory against Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
BBC News - Published

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