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5 hrs ago | 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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This Is Leicestershire

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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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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This Is Leicestershire

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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This Is Exeter

Transfer rumours: Julien Brandt to Man U, Casemiro to Arsenal,...

However, he was close to leaving for Cardiff City at the end the end of January, until the then prospective owner Massimo Cellino blocked the move.

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This Is Leicestershire

Training in first aid at a new venue

St John Ambulance has begun offering courses at the University of Leicester's John Foster Hall, in Manor Road, Oadby.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Residents asked on parking scheme

People living on the edge of new residents' parking scheme are being asked whether they want the measures extended to include their streets.

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1,300 sign petition to save Evington's Santander

Making their case: Keith Vaz MP accepts a petition against the closure of Santander's branch in Downing Drive, Evington More than 1,300 people have signed a petition calling on banking giant Santander not to close their nearest branch.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Adrian Mole Stage Show To Go Ahead After Author's Death

A musical adaptation of the Adrian Mole book franchise is to go ahead following the death of its author Sue Townsend .

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The Argus

Community praised after wanted man chased by police in Portslade

Officers had been carrying out checks yesterday morning on houses where known associates of the man were believed to be living.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

OnlineFOCUS

The Giants Of Pine Tree Avenue

This is nothing to do with our district, but the Liberal England blog has an interesting piece on the trees in a suburban avenue in Leicester.

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Hinckley Times

Children invited to have their say on heart services

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)

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