Police will turn back drivers from Leicester fleeing the lockdown

Leicestershire Police will be carrying out spot checks on vehicles leaving Leicester to ensure residents are complying with the lockdown

Leicester Mayor says new lockdown measures are stricter than expected

People in Leicester and its outlying areas will have to follow stricter lockdown restrictions for at least two weeks, with all non-essential shops closing

Map shows which areas of Leicester and Leicestershire will remain in lockdown

A map has been revealed outlining which areas in Leicester and Leicestershire are included in the lockdown extension announced yesterday

Government confirms Leicester will remain in lockdown

The government has confirmed that the current lockdown measures will remain in place in Leicester and will be reviewed...

Latest testing data reveals hundreds more diagnosed with Covid-19 in Leicester

The latest data on coronavirus testing in the city reveals almost 900 people tested positive for the virus over a two-week period this month

Hundreds risk ‘leaving in a body bag’ from Leicestershire beauty spot

Hundreds of people flocking to a reservoir in Leicestershire during the sunny weather are at risk of "leaving in a body bag"

Staff at two Sainsbury’s stores in Leicester test positive for coronavirus

Sainsbury's has confirmed that staff at two of its stores in Leicester have tested positive for Covid-19

Police cordon house after man shot in Leicester street

A man has been taken to hospital after being shot in the leg in a street in Northfields

Weather warning issued as thunderstorms set to hit Leicestershire

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Leicestershire, with thunderstorms set to hit the county

Three more schools in Leicester close after positive coronavirus cases

Three more schools in Leicester have closed after staff members tested positive for Covid-19

Two-metre rule reduced and two households now allowed to meet indoors

The Prime Minister has announced a reduction in the coronavirus two-metre social distancing rule, as well as a raft of other changes

Heatwave to hit Leicestershire with hottest day of the year predicted

Leicestershire looks set to enjoy some scorching weather with the hottest day of the year predicted for the middle of next week