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Monday 20th April

VIDEO: Three giraffes arrive at Twycross

10PM - BBC News

Three male giraffes have arrived at a new enclosure built as part of an expansion of Twycross Zoo.

Leicester confirm Betham signing

4PM - BBC News

Premiership side Leicester Tigers confirm they have signed versatile Australia international back Peter Betham.

Flyers secure last BBL Play-off spot

12PM - BBC News

Bristol Flyers beat Leeds Force to secure the last spot in the BBL Play-offs in the final game of their debut top-flight season.

Tigers confirm Betham signing

12PM - BBC News

Premiership side Leicester Tigers confirm they have signed versatile Australia international back Peter Betham.

Body found in blaze-hit cottage

8AM - BBC News

Police are investigating the discovery of a body by emergency crews tackling a blaze at a Leicestershire cottage.

Sunday 19th April

Man, 72, charged with woman's murder

6PM - BBC News

A 72-year-old man is charged with murder after a woman is found dead at a house in Leicestershire.

Selby relieved to avoid early exit

5PM - BBC News

World champion Mark Selby is relieved to avoid the 'Crucible curse' after a 10-9 first-round victory over Kurt Maflin.

Champion Selby survives major scare

12PM - BBC News

Defending champion Mark Selby narrowly avoids a first-round upset as he wins a final-frame decider to defeat Kurt Maflin 10-9.

Man arrested after death of woman

11AM - BBC News

A 72-year-old man is arrested following the death of a 60-year-old woman at a property in Leicestershire.

Saturday 18th April

Leicester City 2-0 Swansea City

5PM - BBC News

A revitalised Leicester beat Swansea to move off the bottom of the table for the first time since November.

Osprey hide tribute for birdwatcher

3PM - BBC News

A bird hide used to watch rare ospreys is improved following a £5,000 donation from a trust set up in memory of a man who died last year.

CPS chief 'not told' of Janner claims

11AM - BBC News

The former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald QC, expresses "great regret" that he was not told of historical child abuse allegations against former Labour MP Lord Janner.

CPS 'errors' over Lord Janner claims

7AM - BBC News

The former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald QC, expresses "great regret" that he was not told of historical child abuse allegations against former Labour MP Lord Janner.

Prison criticised over teenage death

2AM - BBC News

A coroner criticises a young offenders' institution for failing to identify the risk to an 18-year-old remand prisoner who hanged himself.

Friday 17th April

Leicester City v Swansea City

3PM - BBC News

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Leicester City and Swansea City.

'It's hard to break Crucible curse'

1PM - BBC News

Defending world champion Mark Selby knows he must buck the trend if he is to recapture his Crucible crown.

Difficult to break Crucible curse - Selby

12PM - BBC News

2014 world champion Mark Selby talks nerves as he bids to become the only first-time Crucible winner to recapture the crown.

CCTV appeal after teenager stabbed

12PM - BBC News

Police release CCTV images of two men after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in a street attack in Leicester.

Museum campaigners apply for review

9AM - BBC News

Campaigners fighting to save a Leicestershire museum from closure say they will apply to the high court for a judicial review.

O'Connor seals Worlds qualification

8AM - BBC News

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor wins her second title of the British Championships with victory in the 200m individual medley.

CPS Janner decision 'fails victims'

3AM - BBC News

A police and crime commissioner says alleged victims of child sex abuse by Lord Janner have been failed by the decision not to charge him.

Thursday 16th April

Prop Ayerza to miss up to six weeks

5PM - BBC News

Leicester Tigers prop Marcos Ayerza could be out for up to six weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury.

Clubs announce pre-season tournament

5PM - BBC News

Leicester, Sale and Newcastle will begin their preparations for next season with a tournament called Kings of the North.

McDonald wants brave Leics approach

2PM - BBC News

Head coach Andrew McDonald says Leicestershire must be prepared to lose to stand a chance of winning in four-day cricket.

Champion Selby faces Davis victor

1PM - BBC News

Mark Selby begins the defence of his World Championship title against Kurt Maflin, who beat Steve Davis in qualifying.

Peer will not face sex abuse charges

11AM - BBC News

Labour peer Lord Janner will not be charged with child sexual abuse offences, the CPS says.

Primary places revealed amid squeeze

9AM - BBC News

More than half a million families in England are discovering which primary schools their children will attend, amid a growing places squeeze in cities including Leicester.

Decision due over peer abuse charge

7AM - BBC News

The Crown Prosecution Service is to announce announce whether Labour peer Lord Janner will be charged with child sexual abuse offences.

Wednesday 15th April

Repairs start on vandalised park

9PM - BBC News

Work begins to repair damage at a Leicestershire country park targeted by vandals.

Wallace milestone in Grace Road draw

6PM - BBC News

Glamorgan's Mark Wallace passes 10,000 first-class runs as they draw with Leicestershire at Grace Road.

Leicester Riders to rest players

5PM - BBC News

Leicester Riders head coach Rob Paternostro to rest key players for play-offs if Newcastle clinch top spot in the BBL.

Bus passengers sought in death probe

1PM - BBC News

Police investigating a man's death in Leicester issue CCTV images and ask bus passengers to contact them.