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28 August 2014 Last updated at 06:43

Man stabbed nine times in streetAbdirashid Adan

A Leicester man says he feels lucky to be alive after being stabbed nine times during what he said was a random attack.


terrapin on a logTerrapin chasing volunteers sought

The Canal and River Trust appeals for volunteers to help capture 'invasive' terrapins in Ashby Canal in the East Midlands.

Richard III visitors centre Richard III effect 'worth £45m'

The discovery of Richard III's grave has boosted Leicester's economy by about £45m, according to latest figures.

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

Grow more food, urge MPs, as farmers warn of shortages

Politicians and farmers warn that Britain is becoming too reliant on food imports

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