Leicester

Leicester Mayor Says Premiership Win Is Bigger Than Burying The Former King Of England

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK

Leicester City's 5000-1 win of the Premier League title is "bigger" than when the city reburied King Richard III of England last year, mayor Peter Sou...

Here's How The City Of Leicester Celebrated The Foxes Incredible Premiership Victory

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Sport

Update: Mayor says Leicester's win is "bigger than reburying King Richard III" The city of Leicester was transformed into an incredible giant street ...

#BackingTheBlues Shows Just How Much Britain Loves An Underdog

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

There's not much us Brits love more than an underdog story - and a sporting underdog is perhaps our favourite. So it's no surprise just how many peopl...

The Title Might Be Out of Sight Now, But Spurs Lost it in January

Oli Gamp | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Sport
Oli Gamp

There are many 'where it all went wrong' moments' - the last minute loss against struggling Newcastle, the failure to beat 10-man Arsenal or indeed the latest blow against West Brom. But ultimately, when Spurs went head-to-head with Leicester, they fell short, and perhaps that was the ultimate title test that Ranieri's men passed with flying colours.

Arsenal Must Win the Premier League, for the Future of English Football

Chris Deeley | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

If Arsenal can come roaring back past Spurs and Leicester and claim their rightful place at the top of the table by the end of the season, then normality can be restored. Leicester will fade. Spurs will continued to be Spurs. Things will go back to normal.

Danny Drinkwater Leads Leicester City's Band of Brilliant Unsung Heroes

Matt Gault | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Sport
Matt Gault

Drinkwater, any of his team-mates will tell you, is a consummate professional and he's moulded his strengths into becoming an uber-reliable defensive shield who has kept Gokhan Inler, a man who has made 89 appearances for Switzerland and won two Coppa Italias with Napoli, out of the team.

From Tragedy to Triumph: Why My University's New Chancellor Really Matters

Tiffannie Roberts | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tiffannie Roberts

I hope that in being made our chancellor, Baroness Lawrence can enjoy helping out and getting involved, righting the wrong which took place in 1993, inspiring hundreds of students to live the lives they want to, and showing that one voice can make great changes.

Christmas Coke Truck 'Will Spark Protests', Keith Vaz Says

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK

Labour MP Keith Vaz has warned that the Coca-Cola truck will not be welcome if it pulls into Leicester over the festive period. The city's MP, who ...

Why Visit the East Midlands?

Olivia Tilley | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Olivia Tilley

Situated right in the middle of the country, the East Midlands has played host to an array of wonders from xylophone playing homeless people, to castles, to kings buried under car parks.

Magistrate Shows Asylum Seeker 'Compassion', Ends Up Being Suspended

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

A magistrate has been praised for trying to help cover the cost of a destitute asylum seeker's court fee - something that led to him being suspended a...

Nigel Pearson Just Won The Award For Oddest Football Rant Of The Season

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Sport

It's been a tough season for Leicester and no one knows that better than manager Nigel Pearson - not that he's doing much to hide it. Despite a run...

The Richard III Reburial: What Does It Say About Us?

Greg Jenner | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK
Greg Jenner

Yesterday's funeral was about us: about what we feel when we talk about the past, or the concept of death. It was a wish-fulfilment exercise for our own confused emotions about who we are as people, and where we originated...

Assessing the Promoted Teams' Chances of Premier League Survival as the Season Nears Halfway

Jamie Spencer | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

It seems like just yesterday that the 2014/15 Premier League season kicked off to huge anticipation. Nearing the halfway stage, the table is starting to take shape and at the bottom the battle to stay in the division looks as though it will be as tight as ever.

Pearson, Sort it Out!

Chris Whiting | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK Sport
Chris Whiting

Currently, there's a widespread feeling of confusion at Filbert Way. After an impressive haul of eight points against Arsenal, Everton, Chelsea, Stoke and Manchester United, the Foxes have failed to pick up more than a solitary point against less fancied outfits Crystal Palace, Burnley, Newcastle, Swansea and West Brom - as well as high-flying Southampton. Begging the question; what on earth has happened to Leicester City?

Make Britain Tolerant: Leicester Is British

Chris Whiting | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Chris Whiting

'British' means anything you want it to. I had hoped that too would be the message of Channel 4's Make Leicester British documentary which aired on Monday night - yet it wasn't to be. From the introductory seconds, the programme started on with the anti-immigration attitude I quietly dreaded.

Balotelli Suffers Racist Abuse After Mocking United Defeat

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Sport

Police are investigating racist abuse targeted at Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli on Twitter after he mocked Manchester United's shock defeat to Lei...

Five Players Who Will Be Instrumental in Helping to Keep Their Clubs in the Premier League This Season

Joe Cooper | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

the current five favourites to go down this season from the Premier League are Burnley, Crystal Palace, QPR, West Brom and Leicester... Every side has its heroes and come the end of the season fans of the Premier League's smaller clubs may just be singing the praises of the individual who almost single-handedly saved them from the drop.

Leicester 2-2 Everton: Six Things We Noticed

Nicolas Berg | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Nicolas Berg

This was the game nobody could afford to lose, as it's presumably both sides' easiest fixture from the opening three games. In the next two gameweeks, both play Arsenal and Chelsea, so a loss in this game would mean the likelihood of no points from a possible nine... Here are six things to pay attention to after this tight and entertaining draw that went down to the wire.

There Is Some Peri Peri Bad News For Nando's Customers

Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Nando's Leicester went into meltdown on Wednesday after it was temporarily unable to serve some of its signature dishes. Steffan Powell wrote on Tw...

What Leicester City Will Bring to the Premier League

Chris Whiting | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Whiting

Leicester City have finally returned to the pinnacle of the English league ladder. It's been a decade of ups and mainly downs for the Foxes, in their quest to make it back in to the elite twenty. In such time, the club has had a complete makeover, so here is what fans of the Premier League can expect from the East Midlands' new boys next term...

Predicting the Fates of the Premier League's Newest Clubs

Joe Cooper | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

After QPR sealed their return to the top-flight by narrowly beating Derby in the Championship play-off final, the 20 teams of the Barclays Premier League were confirmed for next season. The three teams coming up are already relegation candidates, but it's highly unlikely that all three will go down...

The Return Of The King - To Leicester

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

Centuries after Richard III became the last monarch to die in battle, the High Court has ruled it is time for the remains of the York King "to be fina...

Breast In Show: World's Perkiest Potato Is Unearthed

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Is this not the breast vegetable you’ve ever seen? (Sigh.) The buxom-looking spud was revealed at Farndon Fields farm shop in Market Harborough o...

'Paul, I'm Divorcing You. BTW I'm Keeping The Dog'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Hell hath no fury… A man was served a nasty shock along with his evening tipple in a bar in Wales after his soon to be ex-wife announced she was div...

POLL: Where Should Richard III Be Buried?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

It's probably not the final chapter that King Richard III had in mind. The battle over his remains will reach the High Court on Tuesday, with his d...