Leicester

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Tax on parking: UK cities to impose levy on cars in bid to cut pollution
Leicester politicians hope levy on local firms will help cut pollution in city

Niamh McIntyre

22, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Has Chigs got the ingredients to win Bake Off? His home town Leicester thinks so
The outside contender has surprised himself, and viewers, using skills only acquired during lockdown

Jessica Murray

20, Nov, 2021 @2:11 PM

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Unreasonable force contributed to death of black man restrained in Leicester, jury finds
Off-duty police officer and retired officer among those who held Shane Bryant down after attempted robbery

Diane Taylor

26, Oct, 2021 @6:27 PM

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‘We’re running on empty’: little hope in Leicester for help from budget
From a pub owner to the mayor, the city is under pressure from cuts, the Covid crisis and inflation

Jessica Murray

25, Oct, 2021 @1:30 PM

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‘A growing divide’: Leicester East faces potential loss of second Labour MP
Conviction of Claudia Webbe could lead to byelection in seat where Tories have been gaining ground

Jessica Murray and Rajeev Syal

15, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Labour faces calls to keep Keith Vaz out of party politics
Ex-minister should no longer be involved after report finds he engaged in bullying, say members

Rajeev Syal

27, Sep, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Child killer Colin Pitchfork released from prison
Mother of one of two schoolgirls murdered by Pitchfork in 1980s condemns decision to free him

Tom Ambrose

01, Sep, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Leicestershire becomes final English county to adopt an official flag
Campaigners say new flag featuring traditional county fox is ‘something to hang our pride on’

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

22, Jul, 2021 @2:55 PM

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David Pole obituary
Health economist who convinced a Labour government of the need for resources to be allocated more fairly

David Collard

12, Jul, 2021 @11:25 AM

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Went to mow … but stopped: how UK cities embraced the meadows revolution
From Peckham to Plymouth, wildflowers are thriving in urban areas as councils let the grass grow to create ‘managed messiness’ for wildlife to thrive

Phoebe Weston

10, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Leicestershire PCC bans staff from contact with Black Lives Matter
Conservative Rupert Matthews claims BLM ‘wants to defund the police and has put officers in hospital’

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

08, Jul, 2021 @1:31 PM

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Concern for students’ grades as Liverpool and Leicester universities respond to strikes
University of Liverpool proposes delaying final results, while some Leicester departments may use algorithms

Rachel Hall

18, Jun, 2021 @3:40 PM

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