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Summary

  1. Updates for Tuesday 7 February 2017
  2. Man stabbed in city McDonald's
  3. LCFC announce 'unwavering support' for Ranieri
  4. School celebrates 300th birthday
  5. Couple's struggle to fund IVF
  6. Riders host Newcastle in BBL Trophy
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates will 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

    That's all from Leicestershire Local Live - update will start again on Wednesday at 08:00.

  2. Weather: Rain and drizzle

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Patchy cloud with the risk of an isolated shower this evening. Overnight cloud will thicken up with outbreaks of rain and drizzle. 

    A minimum temperature of 3C (37F).

    Weather

    A cold start to Wednesday. It’ll be mostly cloudy with chilly easterly winds and outbreaks of light rain and drizzle. 

    A maximum temperate of 4C (39F).

  3. Your photos: Beacon Hill

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks to Weather Paul for uploading this brilliant photo of Beacon Hill in Woodhouse Eaves...

    Beacon Hill in Woodhouse Eaves
  4. Watch: Marc Albrighton issues rallying call

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Marc Albrighton said staff, players and fans need to "pull together"...

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    Video caption: Marc Albrighton issues a rallying call for staff, players and fans to "pull together".
  5. Watch: Pupils at Humphrey Perkins School

    Amy Harris

    Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    School children describe what it's like to be a part of the 300th birthday celebrations...

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    Video caption: School children describe what it's like to be a part of the 300th birthday celebrations
  6. How the school has changed

    Amy Harris

    Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    The school moved to Cotes Road in 1902 with 33 pupils - just one of them a girl.

    Humphrey Perkins School

    Today, as an academy, it educates 850 aged 11-16. 

  7. History of Humphrey Perkins School

    Amy Harris

    Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Humphrey Perkins School was founded in 1717 as a free grammar School named after Reverend Humphrey Perkins.

    It was then built near the village centre 18 years later...

    Humphrey Perkins School
  8. Students celebrate school anniversary

    Amy Harris

    Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Celebrating a remarkable milestone - Humphrey Perkins School in Barrow-upon-Soar has been moulding young minds since the 1700s.

    Today the school's current pupils have been marking its long and proud history...

    Students at Humphrey Perkins School in Barrow-upon-Soar
  9. Have Foxes players lost their determination?

    Jason Bourne

    BBC Radio Leicester Sport

    Nigel Pearson initially struggled in his first season in the top-flight but the club backed him and he led them to the "greatest escape".

    Here's my concern though - there was real evidence of fight then but I'm not so sure that steeliness and determination is as prevalent now.

    Kasper Schmeichel

    I fear for the club this season, but they do have the capability to stay up. I hope they go out there and prove themselves once again.

    Kasper Schmeichel has come out with some strong words and the rest of the players could do well to heed his advice.

  10. Watch: No crisis at Leicester

    BBC Sport

    Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri insists there is no crisis at the club, despite the reigning Premier League champions being just one point above the relegation zone...

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    Video caption: Claudio Ranieri says there is no 'crisis' at Leicester City
  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A42 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC Travel

    A42 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, between J13 A511 and J12 B5006 Measham Road Measham.

    A42 Leicestershire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on A42 southbound between J13, A511 (Ashby-De-La-Zouch) and J12, B5006 (Measham), because of an accident involving a car.

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  12. Pressure not getting to Ranieri

    Jason Bourne

    BBC Radio Leicester Sport

    Claudio was upbeat and thoroughly charming as he showed no signs of pressure during his news conference this afternoon.

    Claudio Ranieri

    Leicester City are struggling in the Premier League and haven't scored a goal in the competition since 31 December, but you wouldn't know it from speaking to him today.

    He suggested the club's statement was for us in the media rather than for him - but what it does show is that the club are prepared to be patient with him.

  13. Ranieri asks fans to stand by Foxes

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Despite the FA Cup match being between "local rivals" Claudio Ranieri said it's not as important as the Premier League right now - "The Premier League is our priority".

    Leicester City fan

    He had a message for fans...

    "We are close together. Last season was fantastic and this season we need to be more solid. We need you."

  14. Amartey available for FA Cup clash

    BBC Leicester Sport

    The conversation did eventually turned to football - Ranieri said he will be sticking to the 4-4-2 formation for now after doing a bit of experimenting.

    Daniel Amartey

    He said Daniel Amartey will be available to play against Derby after his time away in the African Cup of Nations.

    Islam Slimani and Leonardo Ulloa are "improving" with Slimani expected to return for the match against Swansea.

  15. Ranieri not lost confidence

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Ranieri said the club is not in "crisis" claiming " it's normal to lose confidence when you're not winning - he however does have confidence.

    Claudio Ranieri

    He said: "These players came from the bottom of the table to win the title. For this reason I am confident with my players".

  16. Ranieri reacts to club statment

    BBC Leicester Sport

    So what came from the Leicester City press conference today...

    Well Claudio Ranieri started by talking about the statement made by the football club saying it has "unwavering support" for him.

    Claudio Ranieri

    He said: "I think this is for the media. I know the views of the chairman. Maybe the chairman wanted to stop all the speculation.

    "I understand football. When you win three matches you are God, when you lose three you are not".

  17. Police can 'stop and search' football fans

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Police will be using "stop and search" in the city tomorrow when Leicester City play Derby County in the FA Cup replay.

    Officers will be able to search you if you are within the ring road between midday and 23:00 - they'll be looking for things like weapons.

    King Power Stadium

    There will also be a dispersal order in place during the same time.

    This means police will be able to tell to anyone over the age of 10 to leave a public area.

  18. Man wanted after missing court date

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Police are appealing for help to find this man...

    Jamie Day

    Jamie Day is 28 years old and is originally from the Hinckley area.

    He's wanted for failing to appear at court after being charged with burglary in September last year.

  19. Leicester City back boss Ranieri

    BBC Sport

    Leicester City stand by boss Claudio Ranieri despite the reigning Premier League champions being one point above the relegation zone.

    Caludio Ranieri
  20. Ford's 'desire is to join Leicester'

    BBC Sport

    Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond suggests Bath and England fly-half George Ford has a will to return to Leicester.

    George Ford