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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 24.08.2014 | 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...

Leicester: England's Forgotten City

Chris Whiting | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Whiting

To be clear, I'm under no disillusions. I realise Leicester will never be an iconic city of the world like Paris or New York but as far as Britain goes, Leicester, in my opinion is one of the best cities there is.

Happy Birthday, Richard III...

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

On this day back in 1452, King Richard III was born. The last Plantagenet king, who was born at Fotheringhay, Northants, would surely not have expe...

King Richard III Suffered From A Roundworm Infection

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK

King Richard III suffered from an infection of roundworm, analysis of his skeleton has revealed. The body of the king, who ruled England from 1483-...

'The War Of The Roses Appear To Be Returning'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

A judge has granted relatives of King Richard III permission to challenge plans to rebury the Plantagenet's remains in Leicester, but warned both side...

'Double Coffin' Mystery At Richard III Burial Site

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

The mystery surrounding the burial of Richard III under what became a Leicester car park has deepened yet further, with the discovery of a strange cof...

WATCH: Keith Vaz Dances Gangnam Style

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics

This is a video of Keith Vaz MP dancing Gangnam Style, in one of the most toe-curling displays of arm-shaking, foot-galloping 'giddy up' since Eamonn ...

The King's Head

PA | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour. The model, which g...

My Vaisakhi Sewa

Jon Ashworth | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

One of the most exciting things about representing Leicester is being part of city of so many faiths. We have our splendid churches, our mosques, hindu temples, synagogues, a Jain temple and of course our Gurdwaras. I'm proud that we are city that celebrates every major religious festival.

'You're Getting F*** All'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

An angry divorcee in Coalville, Leicester, has hung up a sign outside his house aimed at his ex-wife following what appears to be an acrimonious split...

What A Day To Be Baptised (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK

The most important day of the Christian calendar will be especially memorable for a handful of people who have been baptised outdoors as the UK is in ...

Richard III To Be Buried In 'Simple Dignity' In Leicester Cathedral

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

There will be no grand tomb marking the final resting place of King Richard III, cathedral chiefs say. The design brief for Richard's tomb has been...

Which Will Be The Next UK City Of Culture?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Eleven contenders have put their names forward to become the next UK City of Culture in 2017. Culture minister Ed Vaizey announced the bids which i...

Jessica Elgot

Can Knitting On Trees Stop Crime?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Knitting might be proven to help prevent stress, manage depression and lower blood pressure - but few realise it can also fight crime. Neighbourhoo...

Leicester: Milking Richard III For All He's Worth

Vikki Geary | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK
Vikki Geary

When the bones of the king were discovered in a car park in Leicester, the East Midlands wasted no time in smartening itself up ready for tourists to pour in. And pour in they certainly did: a temporary exhibition outside the Guildhall attracted over 4,000 visitors in its first weekend.

Man Sentenced Over Pig's Head At Muslim Centre

PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

A man who left a pig's head on the steps of a Muslim community centre is due to be sentenced today. Liam Ferrar has admitted dumping the frozen hea...