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Government urged to extend furlough scheme in Leicester

There are increased calls for the government to extend its furlough scheme for areas forced into local lockdowns such as Leicester and for key sectors of the economy

Outrage as Leicester pharmacy charges £9.99 for Paracetamol and £19.99 for Calpol

A pharmacy chain has sparked outrage after their stores significantly increased prices for Paracetamol and Calpol bottles

Local councils given extra powers to deal with coronavirus outbreaks

Local Councils across England have been given extra measures to impose tighter controls if needed in response to a coronavirus outbreak

Leicester lockdown: Calls for some areas to be released from lockdown

Residents living in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire are urging the government to release them from the localised lockdown

All schools in Leicester and Leicestershire to close from Friday

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice, the education secretary has announced. The government had resisted calls to close schools, because NHS workers would be among those who may need to stay home and look after their children. But teachers, head teachers...

Coronavirus deaths at Leicester Hospitals pass grim milestone

The number of patients with coronavirus who have died at hospitals across Leicester has now exceeded 400

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus

Consultant who worked at Leicester hospital dies after contracting coronavirus

A "well-loved" and "hugely respected" consultant, who had worked in the A&E Department in Leicester, has died after contracting coronavirus

Matt Hancock gives update on Leicester lockdown

Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons today that the local restrictions in Leicester would be reviewed on Thursday

Leicester restaurant will feed NHS workers for free before temporarily closing

Mowgli will be closing its doors today for an unknown length of time following the latest Coronavirus advice. But before the closure, the restaurant based in St Martins Square in Leicester, will feed NHS workers for free. Mowgli founder Nisha Katona took to Instagram to share the news...

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