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By Amy Woodfield

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all from Leicestershire Local Live today. We'll be back with more updates on Tuesday at 08:00.

  2. Weather: A muggy night

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    One or two breaks in the cloud for a time this evening before the cloud builds back in later.

    Plenty of cloud through the night with the possibility of some drizzle. Feeling muggy.


    A cloudy start tomorrow but that will thin and break quite readily through the morning. 

    A few hazy sunny spells before more cloud develops again into the afternoon.

  3. Listen: Turning Leicestershire around

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Samantha Lade reports on how Wasim Khan has changed the fortunes of Leicestershire CCC...

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    Video caption: Samantha Lade reports on how Wasim Khan has changed the fortunes of Leicestershire CCC.
  4. Wife 'disgusted' by retrial verdict

    Jeremy Ball

    Social affairs correspondent, BBC East Midlands Today

    I’ve just spoken to Paul Fyfe's wife Tracey on the phone - she told me: "I’m quite disgusted with the result. 

    "We believe he is guilty of murder and that this retrial has been unfair. I’m pleased he’s been convicted of manslaughter. I hope the sentence fits the crime, but I don’t hold out much hope.”

    Tracey Fyfe
  5. Rugby: Harrison 'Leicester through and through'

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Sam Harrison scored the winning try in Friday night's win over Gloucester and boss Richard Cockerill has been singing his praises.

    Sam Harrison

    He says Harrison is a versatile player who puts all his heart and soul into every game.

  6. Retrial 'delayed closure' for victim's family

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Scene of murder
    Quote Message: “Today’s result is the culmination of a lengthy legal process following Paul’s death five years ago. While we are satisfied with the verdict that has been reached, this further trial has delayed the closure which Paul’s family and relatives have been seeking. ” from Det Insp David Swift-Rollinson Leicestershire Police
    Det Insp David Swift-RollinsonLeicestershire Police
  7. Killer's mother defends her son

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Jogee's mother Rachel Whitehead was thrilled by the decision of a retrial.

    She said: "He wasn't even in the property, he wasn't aware of that man's actions. I'm just so looking forward to him coming home."

    Rachel Whitehead

    She hadn't been aware of the joint enterprise law until her son's first trial - she then argued it was a "lazy law" that had convicted innocent people.

  8. Family believe Jogee did commit murder

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    We spoke to Paul Fyfe's wife and daughters when the court first decided their should be a retrial.

    Fyfe fmaily

    They were very upset by the decision with one daughter saying: "He encouraged it, he let it happen, he left him to die so to me he's a murderer and always will be."

  9. Latest Leicestershire headlines

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

  10. 'Justice has been done'

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Quote Message: “Although Mohammed Hirsi was responsible for inflicting the fatal injury that killed a former police officer, both were responsible for his death. The appalling nature of this crime has not lessened with time and we are satisfied justice has been done in this case." from Janine Smith Chief Crown Prosecutor for the CPS
    Janine SmithChief Crown Prosecutor for the CPS
  11. Foxes midfielder could make Wales team

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Leicester City's Andy King could get his 37th cap for Wales tonight in their World Cup qualifier against Moldova.

    Andy King
  12. Jogee: What happened that night

    A bit of background to what actually happened that night...

    In court it was explained that Paul Fyfe was in a relationship with Naomi Reid.

    Jogee and Hirsi were at Miss Reid's house on 10 June 2011 but she asked the pair to leave before Mr Fyfe returned from work. When they left Miss Reid sent a text message to Jogee asking him not to bring Hirsi over again.

    Hirsi and Jogee

    The two men then went back to the house after Mr Fyfe had returned. Hirsi took a knife from the kitchen and threatened Miss Reid but Mr Fyfe stood between the pair and ended up being stabbed in the heart.

  13. Jogee didn't murder Leicester father

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Jogee had been jailed for life with a minimum of 20 years - he'll find out his new sentence next week.

    Paul Fyfe

    During his two-week retrial the court heard Jogee was actually standing on the doorstep when Paul Fyfe was killed.

    It was 25-year-old Mohammed Hirsi who actually stabbed the father-of-three in the heart.

  14. Murder charge changed to manslaughter

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    A 27-year-old man from Leicester has had his murder charge changed to manslaughter.

    Ameen Jogee had been jailed under the "joint enterprise" law over the death of ex-policeman Paul Fyfe in June 2011.

    Ameen Jogee

    The Supreme Court ordered that Jogee be retried after ruling the law on joint enterprise had been wrongly interpreted for 30 years.

  15. Fear of pub failure hampers search for landlord

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The problem shareholders of The Black Horse are having is that they now can't find a tenant to take on the pub as a business.

    Geoff Cobb and Tom Cavern pose with painting of a black horse

    Geoff Cobb says it's surprised them that no one has snapped up the pub yet. He thinks people are worried about the future of village pubs and are doubtful about making a success of it.

  16. Your comments: Narborough Road says 'hello' to multiculturalism


    It looks like you guys liked our video about Leicester's Narborough Road being one of the most cosmopolitan streets in Britain.

    We put it on our Facebook page and it's had lots of comments.

    Narborough Road

    Ruth Culbert said: "I love Narborough Road and all the different cultures. The shops and cafes are brilliant."

    Dean Payne said: "Very proud to be from Leicester hope it doesn't change after Brexit."

  17. Fire boss asks public to join funeral

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Paul Wilkens's funeral is going to be this Friday at All Saints with Holy Trinity Church in Loughborough.

    Chief Fire and Rescue Officer Steve Lunn says: "We are encouraging members of the public to join us as we say farewell to Paul, by lining the route that he will travel to the church."

  18. Fireman to get ceremonial funeral

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Last month we told you about the death of the Leicestershire fireman Paul Wilkens while on duty in Castle Donington.

    Paul Wilkens

    The fire service have now announced he will have a "full ceremonial funeral" and they're asking for the public to come along.

  19. Community save pub from closure

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The committee made up of community members spent three years negotiating a way to keep their local.

    Geoff Cobb - seen here posing with the pumps - says it's because villagers were desperate to keep it.

    Geoff Cobb in The Black Horse

    Now it's a fully restored, free hold public house with 27 local shareholders.