BBC news for Leicestershire

Melton Mowbray axe-wielding raider jailed for eight years

The robber fled from the store with cash after attacking the shop owner and another woman in Melton Mowbray.

Megan Bannister trial: Pair 'knew teenager was dead'

Megan was found "lifeless" but did not suffer fatal injuries in the crash she was in, a court hears.

Isaac Williams stab murder: Two jailed for revenge attack

Former boxer Isaac Williams, 20, was stabbed to death in Leicester a few days before his 21st birthday.

Facebook post leads to home and job for homeless man

Shane Sharkey's Facebook post pleaded with businesses to offer Michael Peaks the chance to work.

Live BBC World News

Zimbabwe latest: Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era

Pressure grows on the president to stand aside as thousands march to welcome the army takeover.

Argentina missing navy submarine: Search stepped up

A Nasa research plane joins the search for the vessel, now missing in the Atlantic for three days.

Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold

The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.

Syria: Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe

Moscow uses its 11th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block an investigative body.

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