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

Blackburn overtakes Leicester for highest rate of Covid infection rates

Blackburn has now overtaken Leicester for the highest coronavirus infection rates

Cyclist in serious condition after hit and run in Leicester

A cyclist has been seriously injured following a hit and run incident in Enderby

Two people seriously injured after crash in Leicestershire

Two people have been seriously injured and a teenager is in custody after a crash in Coalville

Teenager charged with murder after man killed in Highfields

An 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Hassan Jama in Highfields

Teenager murdered in Leicester street named

A young man who died after being stabbed in the Highfields area of Leicester has been named

Murder investigation launched after teenager stabbed in Leicester street

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenager was found stabbed to death in the Highfields area of Leicester

Live: Police cordon off several streets in Leicester

Leicestershire Police have cordoned off a number of streets in the Highfields area of the city this afternoon

Five areas in Leicester feature in the top 10 for new cases across England

As Leicester faces two more weeks in lockdown, calls are growing for the government to take a more focused approach in dealing with the virus in the city

Man found dead in Leicestershire village

A body of a man has been discovered in a village nature reserve in Leicestershire

Lockdown to continue in Leicester and Oadby & Wigston

The localised lockdown will continue in the city of Leicester and the borough of Oadby & Wigston, Matt Hancock has confirmed today

Body of missing woman found in Leicestershire

A body of a woman has been found hours after she was reported missing near Melton Mowbray