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6 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

St George's Day 2014: David Cameron's Message

Up and down the country including here in Downing Street the flag of St George is flying high and celebrations from the archaic to the eccentric are taking place: In Plymouth a patriotic festival; in London a great feast in Trafalgar Square; in Leicester a medieval re-enactment; and in Worcestershire an annual 'asparagus run', to welcome the new ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Jon Ashworth MP: Families should not need to rely on food banks

In recent days, we have learnt almost a million food parcels have been handed out by charities to vulnerable people in need.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Fire deaths jury to be sworn in

A jury is expected to be sworn in today for the trial of seven men and a youth who are accused of murdering a mother and her three children who died when a fire engulfed their home.

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Hinckley Times

Past Times: Grave tour for our historian

The woman was forced into the back of a vehicle on Chapel Street after being approached by a man she knew and was driven to the Thurlaston Lane area where she was assaulted Scouting For Girls have been announced as headliners of the event, which will also feature DJ Lisa Lashes and The Rifles In the latest of a series of articles leading up to the ... (more)

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This Is Leicestershire

Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Simon Clifford , of Harvest Close, Beaumont Leys, was ordered to do 100 hours' unpaid work, pay a 60 victim surcharge and a restraining order was made preventing him from contacting three named people.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Free Republic

Ancient puppy paw prints found on Roman tiles

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England... The artifacts, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, were found in the Blackfriars area of Leicester... Wardell Armstrong Archaeology was brought in to dig at a site where a ... (more)

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UPI

Puppy prints found on ancient Roman tiles in England

The paw prints of a puppy, and hoof prints of a sheep or goat were found on 2,000-year-old tiles discovered in a Leicester, England, archaeological excavation.

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Harborough Today

Fire service free trapped person after HGV overturns

Firefighters were called to the scene of a crash on Good Friday after a lorry overturned on the outskirts of Medbourne.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Mail

New York cabbie who hit British tourist - causing her to lose her leg - is back on the road

Sian Green, 23, had to have her left leg amputated after she was hit by a cab outside Rockefeller Center on August 20, 2013 Green has filed a $27.5 million claims against the city, claiming the driver shouldn't have been driving due to prior violations A New York City cab driver who ran over a British tourist in midtown Manhattan last year - ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

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The Bull's Head, in Countesthorpe, and the Bull's Head, in Stoney Stanton, were targeted in a police "test purchase'' operation Two pubs were caught selling alcohol to a 14-year-old girl who was taking part in an undercover police sting.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

VIDEO: Terrifying moment three men try to smash down door with a SLEDGEHAMMER

Police in Leicester have launched a manhunt as shocking CCTV shows sledgehammer-wielding gang trying to force their way into flat Police in Loughborough are hunting three men caught on CCTV trying to smash down a door with a sledgehammer - with the owner still inside.

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Hinckley Times

Readers have their say on bus station development

The building was sold for A 475,000 to Diamond Red Limited - a Leicester-based housing developer who plans to convert the offices into residential homes Scouting For Girls have been announced as headliners of the event, which will also feature DJ Lisa Lashes and The Rifles It seems from comments on our Facebook page that people are united in their ... (more)

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Fox News

Ancient puppyprints found

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.

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This Is Leicestershire

Triple triumph is achieved at Director of the Year awards

Along with two highly-commended awards and a judge's special recognition, it made the county the best overall performer in the region.

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Earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale recorded in Rutland...

The earth shook Leicestershire and Rutland for around four to five seconds just after 7am.

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This Is Leicestershire

Sue Townsend funeral service will be at De Montfort Hall

Relatives of Sue Townsend have paid tribute to the author and announced her funeral service will be held at Leicester's De Montfort Hall.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Live Science

In Photos: Animal Prints on Ancient Roman Tiles

The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era.

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The Family Badge

Sherman - Final Defendant Sentenced in Foreclosure Rescue/Drug Distribution Scheme

Jarrod Williams, 34, of McKinney, Charles Williams, 39, of McKinney, Christopher Carter, 34, of Leicester, England, and Sean Harrell, 38, of Dallas are each currently serving prison sentences ranging from 41 to 57 months.

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Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Zsanett Kolompar , of Oak Street, Spinney Hills, was jailed for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months for stealing toiletries worth 118.95 and racially-aggravated assault of a security guard at B&M Stores, Leicester, on November 1 last year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BBC News

Three jailed for laser pilot attacks

Three men who used laser pens to dazzle pilots coming in to land at East Midlands Airport have been jailed.

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