30 January 2015 Last updated at 05:49 ET

IBM centre 'to create 300 jobs'Man walking past an IBM sign

Technology company IBM will open a base in Leicester with the creation of 300 jobs over three years.

Mohammed AshrafiFaith healer believer 'ashamed'

A man tells a court he feels "ashamed" at handing over £150,000 to a man who he thought was a faith healer.

Grand Union Canal Leicester lineCanal pollution kills 60,000 fish

An investigation is under way after as many as 60,000 fish die in a canal polluted with farm slurry.

John Hess Article written by John Hess John Hess Political editor, East Midlands

Government face legal challenge on rural homes change

Ministers face a legal challenge from rural councils wanting to ensure more affordable homes.

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