After nine months in hospital, a baby girl – born with her heart outside her chest – has been able to go home, albeit for a short visit. Born prematu(...)

The scene on Hinckley Road in Leicester, after a ‘major incident’ was declared by police after reports of an explosion at around 7.03pm. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Four people have died after an explosion and fire at a building in Leicester on Sunday night. Leicestershire Police said another four people remain i(...)

Leicester City fans celebrate their Premier League title win. Photograph: Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine Livepic

A Leicester hospital has seen double the number of patients attending the accident and emergency department overnight after ecstatic fans celebrated L(...)

David Lane: a   “surgeon’s surgeon” who operated on many doctors and other surgeons. He was also oboist with the Dublin Baroque Players

David Lane, who has died aged 88, was an outstanding and admired Dublin surgeon and an accomplished musician. He spent his working career in what is (...)

File photograph of Prof Aidan Halligan. The noted UK-based Irish doctor has died at the age of 57. File photograph: NHS

Prof Aidan Halligan, the UK-based Irish doctor who turned down the chance to become the first head of the Health Service Executive (HSE) more than a d(...)

Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar outside his local mosque in Leicester, speaking about the loss of his wife, daughter and teenage sons in a  fire at their home in Wood Hill, Leicester. Photograph: Matthew Cooper/PA Wire

Five people have been arrested in connection with a suspected arson attack which claimed the lives of four members of the same family.Leicestershire P(...)