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

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

Residents in Oadby and Wigston urged to get tested for coronavirus

Residents in parts of Oadby and Wigston are being urged to get tested for coronavirus whether they have symptoms of the virus or not

Man in serious condition after gang enter Leicestershire pub with knives

A man is in a life-threatening condition after a group of men armed with knives entered a pub yesterday evening

Two teenagers arrested for attempted murder in Leicester

Two teenagers have been arrested for attempted murder after a stabbing in the Saffron Lane area of the city

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