Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says he was "ignorant" rather than racist when he used a racial slur in a casino.
A family home is fumigated due to an infestation of "deadly spiders" that arrived in a bunch of shop-bought bananas.
Rugby union player Savanaca Kokoibulileka dies after collapsing while playing for Midlands 2 East (South) club Oakham RFC.
Portable cooling device could save millions of lives
Leicester-led archaeological dig at RAF base
Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi is set to miss England's autumn internationals because of a groin injury.
China's Ding Junhui wins the Shanghai Masters for the second time with a 10-6 victory over world champion Mark Selby.
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