Leicester: News

28 May 2024

South Africa

Study finds that bright-colored plastics degrade faster

A three-year collaborative research project between US scientists and the University of Cape Town in South Africa has revealed that the rate of plastic degradation is color-dependent.

England: Mob gathers outside Hindu temple, communal tensions rise

A mob of 200 people, purportedly belonging to the Muslim community, assembled outside a Hindu temple in Smethwick, England on Tuesday, reports said.

19 Sep 2022

India vs Pakistan

UK: Communal tensions rise in Leicester days after India-Pakistan match

The United Kingdom reportedly witnessed a "large scale" and "serious" disorder in Leicester between the Hindu and Muslim communities over the weekend.

24 Jul 2022

County Cricket

County Championship: Glamorgan's Sam Northeast slams quadruple-century (410*)

Glamorgan's Sam Northeast slammed a record-breaking quadruple-century in Glamorgan's innings-win over Leicestershire in the ongoing County Championship.

08 Oct 2020


Click selfies with flying Harry Potter at Leicester Square now

Leicester Square, London, has become a center of attraction for all Potterheads.

22 Mar 2018


This English city to celebrate 'National Samosa Week'

After chicken tikka masala, Britons have now taken to the humble Indian samosa, so much so that Leicester, an English city with a sizeable population of Indian origin, is all geared up to host National Samosa Week next month.

06 Mar 2018


Blast in UK shop that killed family caused by petrol

An explosion in a Polish shop in Leicester that killed five people, including members of an Indian-origin family, was caused by petrol which was spread throughout the premises, a UK court was told on Monday.

24 Apr 2017


Illegal immigration: 38 Indians detained in UK

As many as 38 Indian nationals, including nine women, were detained by British immigration officials for overstaying their visas or working illegally.