A unique last-minute stocking-filler: How the Barwell Christmas meteorite put Leicestershire on the galactic map

A meteorite fall struck the unsuspecting village of Barwell on Christmas Eve 1965, showering the Leicestershire village with fragments of rocks billions of years old.

Video: De Montfort University student grabs gold for campaign to solve United Nations sustainable development goal

A De Montfort University student is celebrating after she was announced as a winner of a national ‘sustainable futures’ competition on Tuesday (NOV17) as part of an initiative called Brief Cases.

Curtains set to open in Leicester with Jason Manford

Macbeth meets Live at the Apollo as comedian Jason Manford returns to Leicester this March as part of the murder mystery themed musical Curtains.

Review: Northern Film School’s Shattered is the perfect short piece to be built upon for the silver screen

Leicester-born film producer Oliver Duffy has, alongside colleague Nicholas Teslich, brought to life a spectacular yet horrifying story of the effect the Holocaust had on a young Jewish woman and her family in 1940s Netherlands.

VIP Package announced for Leicester Comedy Festival 2021

Leicester Comedy Festival is offering a ‘Leicester Comedy festival VIP pass’ for its newly streamed comedy festival in February 2021.

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THREE’S COMPANY: The inside story of a polyamorous relationship

They say ‘two’s company and three’s a crowd’ – but for Hayley, Mike and Ian it’s a real-life relationship. They are a happy polyamorous unit. How does that work?

‘I often feel like I’m being strangled, like I am stuck in my body just watching over myself’

Abby Brookes, 22, suffers from Panic Disorder. In this revealing interview, she shares her story with Sophie Watson on her ongoing battle with the condition – and how the disorder affects her life.

Sheena’s school meals project melts hearts and brings Leicester closer together

Two months ago, Sheena Thakrar came across an announcement saying that there would be no more free school meals vouchers for children during half term or Christmas holidays.

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Leicester City ‘spurred’ on by 2-0 victory over Tottenham

Leicester City will go confidently into the Christmas break after an impressive 2-0 win against title contenders Tottenham Hotspur last night (21 DEC).

England clinch victory through a tense sudden death battle against France

With the group stages finished, Matthew Childs summarises the spectacular finals of the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup, which saw a sudden death showdown to decide the winner.

Leicester given injury boost ahead of trip to Ukraine

Leicester City have been given a huge boost ahead of tonight’s (DEC3) away match with Zorya Luhansk as long-term absentees travel with the squad.