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3 March 2015 Last updated at 09:35

Plans for 1,500 homes in HarboroughAirfield Farm, Market Harborough

Plans to build 1,500 new homes on the outskirts of Market Harborough are supported by the district council.

Leicestershire Police carMan charged over fatal A6 crash

A man is charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a crash on the A6 in Leicestershire last year.

Leeds PrisonThree quarters of jails overcrowded

Leeds Prison is the most overcrowded in England and Wales, with Leicester third on the list compiled by the Howard League for Penal Reform.

  • Body at Richard III site 'was woman'

    A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered next to Richard III's remains contained a woman, who could have been an early Church benefactor, experts reveal

  • WW1 letters posted 100 years on

    Letters written by a World War One soldier to his family are being posted online exactly 100 years after each one was written.

John Hess Article written by John Hess John Hess Political editor, East Midlands

Northern Powerhouse? Midlands councils combine forces

East Midlands councils come together in response to Northern Powerhouse

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