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Tougher restrictions imposed on Leicester amid virus surge

Tougher restrictions imposed on Leicester amid virus surge

Health secretary Matt Hancock said Leicester’s seven-day infection rate was 135 cases per 100,000.

Coronavirus and Leicester: A timeline of key dates and developments

Coronavirus and Leicester: A timeline of key dates and developments

The first restrictions came into force in March.

Cricketer jailed for rape set to discover if conviction will be overturned

Cricketer jailed for rape set to discover if conviction will be overturned

Alex Hepburn was jailed for five years in April last year.

Pubs split in border town as only one side can reopen this weekend

Pubs split in border town as only one side can reopen this weekend

Only one of the four pubs in Saltney will be able to reopen on Saturday.

Nicola Sturgeon and Michael Sheen to kick off virtual Homeless World Cup Day

Nicola Sturgeon and Michael Sheen to kick off virtual Homeless World Cup Day

Scotland’s First Minister and Welsh actor Michael Sheen will come together in conversation to end homelessness.

Number ‘freezing’ eggs or embryos soars, IVF figures show

Number ‘freezing’ eggs or embryos soars, IVF figures show

Frozen fertility treatment has risen rapidly, multiple birth rates have decreased but the number of NHS-funded treatments have slumped, figures show.

Significant numbers from the coronavirus lockdown

Significant numbers from the coronavirus lockdown

Key figures after 100 days of lockdown.

Royals switched from face-to-face engagements to video calls during lockdown

Royals switched from face-to-face engagements to video calls during lockdown

The Queen delivered two televised addresses and the Prince of Wales caught and recovered from coronavirus.

Leicester is first city to go back into lockdown as coronavirus surges

Leicester is first city to go back into lockdown as coronavirus surges

The move comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson sets out a plan for Britain to move on from the pandemic.

What the papers say – June 30

What the papers say – June 30

A return of lockdown for Leicester leads many of the Tuesday papers.

What measures are being imposed in the Leicester lockdown?

What measures are being imposed in the Leicester lockdown?

Residents in Leicester have been told to stay at home, with schools and shops to shut this week.

Leicester woman with incurable cancer ‘gutted’ as reunion with mum is delayed

Leicester woman with incurable cancer ‘gutted’ as reunion with mum is delayed

Michelle Teale, 58, has stage four breast cancer and has not seen her mum since February.

What measures are being imposed in the Leicester lockdown?

What measures are being imposed in the Leicester lockdown?

All but essential travel to, from and within the city is being discouraged.

Lockdown extended for Leicester after spike in Covid-19 cases

Lockdown extended for Leicester after spike in Covid-19 cases

The Health Secretary told MPs the easing of the lockdown planned for the rest of England on July 4 cannot happen in Leicester because of rising cases.

HIV drug ineffective at treating Covid-19, major study suggests

HIV drug ineffective at treating Covid-19, major study suggests

Lopinavir-ritonavir showed ‘no beneficial effect’ in hospitalised patients not on ventilators, according to the University of Oxford’s Recovery trial.

‘It won’t make any difference’ – Leicester businesses react to lockdown extension

‘It won’t make any difference’ – Leicester businesses react to lockdown extension

The Health Secretary said the national lockdown easing would not be happening in the city.

Johnny Depp awaits decision on whether libel trial against The Sun will go ahead

Johnny Depp awaits decision on whether libel trial against The Sun will go ahead

The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher, News Group Newspapers, over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a wife beater.

On-street dining application process to be streamlined for pubs and restaurants

On-street dining application process to be streamlined for pubs and restaurants

Pubs and restaurants will be able to get permission for on-street dining in around 10 days.

Londoners forced to remove excrement off front doors after park parties, says MP

Londoners forced to remove excrement off front doors after park parties, says MP

Hackney South and Shoreditch’s MP Meg Hillier spoke as the Government seeks to pass legislation which would let pubs set up outdoor seating areas.

Candice Carty-Williams named first black woman to win top book prize

Candice Carty-Williams named first black woman to win top book prize

The winners of the British Book Awards were announced on Monday in an online ceremony.

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