Pablo Escobar’s secret son: ‘I was relieved when my drug lord father died’

He travelled in armoured cars. Bodyguards followed him wherever he went. And callers to his home included a president. Phillip Witcomb had an extraordinary childhood. But there was a bombshell secret in his past, as Megan Cawley reports.

Local councillor declares climate emergency

A leading Leicester City councillor has declared a climate emergency following a meeting with campaign group Extinction Rebellion Leicester at the Town Hall on Thursday night (JAN24).

Leicester City Council recycling service encourages student power at DMU to reduce waste and save money

The Orange Bag Recycling Service is reminding De Montfort University students that they can play their part to help the environment, after a recent Leicester City Council study showed that 67 per cent of Leicester’s black binbag waste could have gone somewhere better.

Meet Leicester’s new up-and-coming comedy group

A mostly-local, progressive and diverse group of comedians are raising money for five charities.

Leicester Comedy Festival returns for 26th year

Leicester Comedy Festival is set to return for a 26th year with as usual big names aplenty descending on the month-long event known to many as a mini Edinburgh.