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.

Sands United – Men together, forever

I remember one of the midwives was perched at the edge of the bed, looking at the monitor with her head in her hands, then looking at me, then looking at Charlotte, then looking back at the monitor. Even though nobody had said anything since I had been there I knew something wasn’t right.

Homeless facing a cold Christmas on the streets of Leicester

Homeless people claim they feel like foreigners in their own country because the government’s austerity policy means they are starving on Leicester’s streets.

Live Blog: UPDATE – Coroner confirms identity of first Leicester City helicopter crash victim

Good afternoon from Cafe Bru, our top story today: Detective who led the investigation into the kidnap and murder of jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya, has won top award…
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DS Who!? Student Champions – who are they and what do they do?

The De Montfort Students’ Union is in a state of constant change and this year in particular a new role has been introduced: Student Champions.