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  1. Updates on Tuesday 24 May 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Wednesday

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Updates on Leicestershire Local Live have now finished for the day. They'll start again on Wednesday from 08:00.

  2. Weather: Cloudy day tomorrow

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Clear spells through the early part of the evening but cloud will start to increase from the east overnight.

    A minimum temperature of 7C (45F).


    Wednesday will be a rather cloudy day with an increasing chance of rain and it will feel chilly in the breeze.

    A high of 12C (54F).

  3. Foxes get big payout from TV deals

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Leicester City received a whopping £93m for their TV deals last season.

    King Power Stadium

    That's a lot of cash but not quite as much as Arsenal, Spurs, Manchester United and Manchester City took home.

    They've got more because they were shown live on TV more often.

  4. Cricket: Record loss for Foxes

    BBC Leicester Sport

    I wouldn't want to be in the Leicestershire dressing room right now...

    Today's result was their lowest for a home game since 1965 and their lowest ever against Worcestershire.

    Mark Cosgrove

    Captain Mark Cosgrove says: "The pitch was pretty good to be fair, over the three days I don't think it got too many wickets. We can't really blame anybody else but ourselves."

  5. Latest Leicestershire headlines

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    • A man attacked at a pub in Leicester yesterday is still in a critical condition
    • Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland have won a gold award for their display at the Chelsea Flower Show
    • Leicestershire were bowled out for just 43 in their second innings against Worcestershire setting a new record low
  6. Kasabian stage going up

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    They're making "eez-eh" work of putting the stage together for Kasabian at King Power Stadium.

    Is anyone else getting excited or is it just me?

    Staging inside King Power Stadium
  7. Police appeal to pub attack witnesses

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Police are appealing to anyone who might have seen the 52 year old being attacked.

    Det Insp Martin Smalley said: “Our enquiries are very much ongoing and I am keen to speak to people who may have been in the area.

    “We know there were people in and around Highcross Street, possibly leaving nearby clubs or driving down the street, around the time the man sustained his injuries."

    King Richard III pub

    A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

  8. Man still 'critical'

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Remember how the King Richard III pub in Leicester was all taped up yesterday morning?

    King Richard III pub

    Police said they were investigating a suspected GBH after a man went to hospital with serious head injuries.

    Well the man is still in hospital and his condition is described as "critical".

  9. Cricket: Leicestershire lose

    BBC Leicester Sport

    It's all over for Leicestershire at Grace Road...

    They've slumped to their first defeat of the season, beaten by Worcestershire by seven wickets.

    Grace Road
  10. Lomas: 'I work hard for every step'

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Claire Lomas said she was "grateful" organisers will allow her to take part in the race.

    Claire Lomas

    She said: "It is up to the organisers to make a decision and they have not changed the rules, but they are allowing me to do it unofficially.

    "The legs move [with the help of the suit] but they only move by me giving it signals for every step and that's by using the parts of my body that aren't paralysed.

    "I work hard for every step, even balancing in the suit is challenging."

  11. Paralysed runner CAN take park in 10k

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    How amazing is this woman? Claire Lomas is paralysed after being thrown off a horse and is now running in a bionic suit!

    Claire Lomas

    The Leicestershire woman ran the London Marathon in her suit in 2012 but was recently told she couldn't take part in the Vitality London 10k because UK Athletics rules prohibited motors.  

    Well, they've changed their mind now and said she can run but as an "unofficial" entry.

  12. Display tribute to Barnsdale Gardens founder

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The flower display entry for Barnsdale Gardens was created by Nick Hamilton.

    He said it reflected the past and future of the site, and the legacy of its founder who died twenty years ago.

    Award at Chelsea Flower Show
  13. Barnsdale gardens win gold

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Well done to Rutland's Barnsdale Gardens who've won their first ever gold award at the Chelsea Flower show!

    Flower display
  14. Claims grass roots football is 'missing out' in Leicestershire

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The shortage of space for grass roots football in Leicestershire is something I spoke about on Local Live yesterday.

    If you missed it, here's the piece that went on BBC Radio Leicester...

    Video content

    Video caption: Are the provisions for Grassroots Football in Leicestershire good enough?
  15. Harborough welcomes new chairman

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Harborough District Council has a new chairman- meet Janette Ackerley...

    Janette Ackerley

    She might be a familiar face for some of you because she's been the vice chairman for the past year.

  16. Men arrested for affray and assault

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Two men have been arrested on suspicion of affray and assault after two men were injured at an address in Leicester.

    Emergency services were called to Comet Close at about 18:30 last night where the 52-year-old and 35-year-old were found injured.

    They were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment.

  17. Football Forum Special - The Champions' Fairytale

    BBC Radio Leicester

    Last night Football Forum broadcast a special program where three Leicester City fans gave their emotional accounts of the title-winning season.

    If you missed it, here it is again...

    Video content

    Video caption: Three Leicester City fans give their emotional accounts of the title-winning season