16:27 UK time, Friday, 7 March 2014
There's new pressure on the government to rethink its warm homes cash cut.
A council says it "had no choice" but to spend more than £140,000 trying to stop a wind farm being built in Leicestershire.
Seven more people are charged over three serious assaults in Leicester in January.
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