Senior members of Leicester’s African Caribbean centre have expressed their dismay at the Windrush scandal. Jake Olner and Ollie Heppenstall got a sense of the shock and hurt from people whose families were invited to settle in Britain in the 1950s but now face deportation fears after it emerged the Government destroyed landing cards proving their right to stay.
“I couldn’t focus on anything. Things I used to enjoy I no longer did; I didn’t have the belief that I was able to achieve anything so basically killed my motivation.” Read Josh’s story here.
13.08pm: Prince fans listen up!
A tribute act to one of the greatest musicians of all time, Prince, will be appearing at De Montfort hall on Friday, April 20. Find out how to secure your tickets here.
13.02pm: Windrush causes outrage in Parliament
Our reporters are currently talking to people at the African Caribbean Centre in Leicester to get some local responses.
12.50pm: Has Instagram changed the way we eat?
Conor de Smith visits Saints of Mocha, the popular Leicester café that took Instagram by storm with its mouth-watering food pictures, and finds out if Instagram has changed the way we eat.
12.37pm: Find out how to get yourself a free meal at the Code Café
The café will be offering a variety of free meals, Monday to Friday, from 11am to 3pm, ranging from Burger and Chips, Penne Pasta and even a Caribbean Buffet on the Friday as part of their Caribbean Carnival.
12.16pm: The new DSU President wants to improve sexual harassment awareness at DMU
11.32am: Driver arrested on suspicion of car theft and possession of drugs in Leicestershire
Fantastic result for TRPT today. Stolen car failed to stop for us, driver crashes car into a tree & runs but was detained at scene. Driver arrested on suspicion of theft of the car, disqualified driving, possession of drugs, fail to stop & driving whilst unfit through drugs! 👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/XJrhCJybu6
— Leicestershire Roads Policing Unit (RPU) (@LeicsPoliceRPU) April 17, 2018
Ruairi O’Connor is looking into last night’s suspicious car crash in Leicestershire. More to come!
11.14am: Keep your eyes open
Today's a news day, so keep your eyes peeled for stories all day long!