Belgium places Leicester on red-zone list

The Belgian government has placed Leicester on its “red-zone” list, along with a small number of other European cities

Fears that Leicester lockdown will go on until mid-August

Residents and businesses in Leicester have expressed concern that the lockdown in the city could be extended to mid-August

Latest coronavirus infection rates in your area

More details have been released on coronavirus infection rates across the county, as Leicestershire council urges people to pull together to fight the spread

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

The key changes in the Chancellor’s mini-budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a special coronavirus mini-Budget in the House of Commons today

Matt Hancock gives update on how Leicester will come out of lockdown

Matt Hancock has given an update on how the lockdown is impacting coronavirus infection rates in Leicester

Leicester’s textile factories not linked to rise in coronavirus cases

There is no connection between Leicester’s textile factories and the recent rise in coronavirus cases in the city

Police gatecrash party in lockdown zone of Leicester

Police gate crashed a house party being held in South Wigston in Leicester over the weekend

Men subjected to racial abuse before hit and run in Leicestershire

Two men were racially abused before a hit and run incident in Measham last night

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

Police can now issue fines of £3,200 if you flout Leicester lockdown rules

New regulations come into force today allowing Police to enforce the local lockdown in Leicester

Leicester’s infection rise driven by under-19s and workers

A new report by Public Health England has found a high number of “young and middle-aged people” in Leicester have tested positive for Covid-19