University of Leicester criticised over senior appointment

A petition has been started against the appointment of former Conservative MP,  Lord David Willetts, as the new Chancellor of the University of Leicester.

Happy couples can now get married in front of fossils and dinosaurs at Leicester New Walk Museum

Leicester City Council announced this week that the dinosaur and fossil galleries in New Walk Museum are now available to be used for wedding ceremonies.

Live blog: life-saving CPR training being given on campus

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