Leicester City sack boss Nigel Pearson, with the club saying that the "working relationship was no longer viable".
Two brothers from Leicester are among seven British students whose families fear may be trying to get into Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria.
The grave of a World War Two airman killed in action is rededicated after a case of mistaken identity.
The senior police officer most likely to have taken the decision not to arrest Lord Janner on charges of child abuse in 1991 says there was "no cover-up".
Two men are arrested and released in connection with the murder of a man who was found stabbed at his Rutland home 15 years ago.
Leicester City pays tribute to woman confirmed dead by her family following the Tunisia beach attack.
Jurors resume deliberations in the case of three men, one from Leicestershire, accused of historical sexual offences against children during the 1980s.
Crime figures are the lowest for years, police say
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Leicester City's Ghana international Jeff Schlupp signs a four-year contract with the Premier League side.
Leicester City are poised to sign Japan striker Shinji Okazaki from German side Mainz, subject to a work permit.
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