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Targeted measures failed to stop spread in Leicester – Matt Hancock

Targeted measures failed to stop spread in Leicester – Matt Hancock

Under the new lockdown measures, non-essential shops will close in Leicester while schools will close to most pupils from Thursday. Read full article: Targeted measures failed to stop spread ...→

Targeted measures failed to stop spread in Leicester – Matt Hancock

Targeted measures failed to stop spread in Leicester – Matt Hancock

Under the new lockdown measures, non-essential shops will close in Leicester while schools will close to most pupils from Thursday. Read full article: Targeted measures failed to stop spread ...→

'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester authorities urged to get a grip amid lockdown chaos

'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester authorities urged to get a grip amid lockdown chaos

LECIESTER'S local authorities have been slammed for "pussyfooting" around chaotic lockdown messaging, amid claims that close-knit communities and health inequa [...] Read full article: 'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester au...→

North-east warned to learn the 'lessons of Leicester' and back safety measures | Press and Journal

North-east warned to learn the 'lessons of Leicester' and back safety measures | Press and Journal

A north-east public health boss has urged people to learn “the lesson of Leicester” as he voiced support for the roads upheaval underway in Aberdeen and towns [...] Read full article: North-east warned to learn the 'lessons ...→

Parents must 'control their teenagers' to stop spread of coronavirus

Parents must 'control their teenagers' to stop spread of coronavirus

England's deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries has blamed the Leciester lockdown on 'community transmission', rather than schools. Read full article: Parents must 'control their teenagers' t...→

Leicester cops could use roadblocks to stop coronavirus after emergency lockdown

Leicester cops could use roadblocks to stop coronavirus after emergency lockdown

Officers could form roadblocks on key routes out of the city to stop residents making Dominic Cummings-style breaks for freedom – with neighbouring Nottinghams [...] Read full article: Leicester cops could use roadblocks to s...→

Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicester in UK's 1st local lockdown

Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicester in UK's 1st local lockdown

Leicestershire Police may levy £100 fines amid growing concerns that residents may flee for the county's open pubs, hair salons or other attractions - or even [...] Read full article: Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicest...→

Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force people to stay in Leicester

Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force people to stay in Leicester

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned of using "further action" to keep Leicester in lockdown after a breakout of coronavirus in the UK city ahead of the re [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force...→

Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warns

Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warns

Tougher action on the way if frustrated residents head for 'Super Saturday' reopening in nearby Derby or Nottingham Read full article: Leicester travel ban could be imposed if...→

Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slow' Leicester COVID response: 'Taken so long'

Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slow' Leicester COVID response: 'Taken so long'

DAN WALKER spoke to Health Secretary Matt Hancock today about the news that Leicester will go back into lockdown on Thursday after a significant rise in cases. Read full article: Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slo...→

Leicester lockdown explained - guide to new measures, law changes and travel

Leicester lockdown explained - guide to new measures, law changes and travel

A shocking 10% of all positive cases in the UK over the past week have been in Leicester, leading to the country's first local lockdown - but how will it work? Read full article: Leicester lockdown explained - guide to ...→

Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester as coronavirus cases surge

Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester as coronavirus cases surge

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that all non-essential shops and schools would have to close in the city as he urged residents to stay at home Read full article: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester...→

Passengers warned not to eat or drink on trains to stop virus spread

Passengers warned not to eat or drink on trains to stop virus spread

Some UK railway companies have told passengers to not eat or drink on their trains so as to not remove their face masks, which are now compulsory on all public [...] Read full article: Passengers warned not to eat or drink on...→

Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her pregnancy

Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her pregnancy

EXTRAORDINARY images show a newborn holding his mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her falling pregnant with him. The baby boy can be seen clasping h [...] Read full article: Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive co...→

Bournemouth players' failed instructions to stop Mason Greenwood

Bournemouth players' failed instructions to stop Mason Greenwood

The 18-year-old bagged a brace during Manchester United's 5-2 win over Bournemouth on Saturday, with both of his strikes thundering past the helpless Aaron Ram [...] Read full article: Bournemouth players' failed instructions...→

Police stop locked-down residents leaving Covid-hit Leicester

Police stop locked-down residents leaving Covid-hit Leicester

Thousands of revellers have already seized upon today's wave of lockdown easing to enjoy their first pint. But Leicester residents were warned that they must c [...] Read full article: Police stop locked-down residents leavin...→

Control your teenagers to stop coronavirus spread, parents urged

Control your teenagers to stop coronavirus spread, parents urged

Dr Jenny Harries said: “We should be more concerned with what the teenagers are doing outside school”. Read full article: Control your teenagers to stop coronavir...→

Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Leicester lockdown & stop people leaving

Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Leicester lockdown & stop people leaving

POLICE chiefs have not ruled out bringing in roadblocks to enforce lockdown in Leicester. Leicestershire police Chief Constable Simon Cole said the force was “ [...] Read full article: Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Lei...→

'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in children caused Leicester lockdown, Matt Hancock says

Health Secretary says results of extra testing in city over recent days have shown large number of under-18s infected Read full article: 'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in chi...→

Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as Hancock threatens new law to stop travel

Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as Hancock threatens new law to stop travel

The city will be forced into lockdown from today - with locals urged to avoid all but essential travel after a spike in infections Read full article: Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as ...→

Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock over 11-day lockdown delay 'why the gap?'

Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock over 11-day lockdown delay 'why the gap?'

LEICESTER mayor Sir Peter Soulsby challenged Matt Hancock over his decision to delay the reimposition of a stricter lockdown by 11 days despite the evident res [...] Read full article: Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock ov...→

Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lockdown | Your daily politics briefing

Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lockdown | Your daily politics briefing

Britain’s latest lockdown failure saw hundreds of teenagers follow YouTuber Canking through the streets of Birmingham like the Pied Piper. The 17-year-old star [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lo...→

Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to send children to school after Leicester shutdown

Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to send children to school after Leicester shutdown

MATT HANCOCK told parents across England "it is safe" to send their children back to school despite confirming schools in Leicester will shut down again after [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to sen...→

Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up measures to stop smuggling on border

Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up measures to stop smuggling on border

NORTH Korean officials have announced that a new order will be put in place which will mean that any ships travelling near the Sino-North Korean border must ha [...] Read full article: Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up m...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester; UK deaths hit 43,575

Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester; UK deaths hit 43,575

Twenty-five more people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus.... On Monday, the Department of Health confirmed the new Covid-19 deaths ac [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tigh...→

'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour Mayor caught unprepared on new coronavirus measures

'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour Mayor caught unprepared on new coronavirus measures

LEICESTER Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby admitted he has "no clue" about how the East Midlands city will operate should a local lockdown be announced by the Governmen [...] Read full article: 'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour May...→

Hundreds of Scotland's prisoners - including 21 convicted of serious assault - released early to stop spread of Covid-19

Hundreds of inmates have been released early to help stop the spread of coronavirus in Scotland’s prison system - including 21 criminals who were jailed for se [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Scotland's prisoners - inclu...→

Incredible images of baby born holding mum's coil that failed to stop pregnancy

Incredible images of baby born holding mum's coil that failed to stop pregnancy

The baby boy who was born claspingrabbing his mother's intrauterine device in his hand at Hai Phong International Hospital in the city of Hai Phong in northern [...] Read full article: Incredible images of baby born holding m...→

Matt Hancock ‘concerned’ about clothing factories in Leicester as cops launch probe over fears they sparked lockdown

MATT Hancock said the government has “significant concerns” about clothing factories in Leicester as cops launch a probe to see if they caused the city’s coron [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock ‘concerned’ about clothing ...→

Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spread virus in Leicester

Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spread virus in Leicester

Campaign group Labour Behind the Label says it found evidence of suppliers to Boohoo operating factories without social distancing measures Read full article: Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spr...→

Parents told to control teenagers outside school to stop virus spread

Parents told to control teenagers outside school to stop virus spread

Parents have been urged by one of England's top doctors to "control their teenagers" outside school to stop the spread of coronavirus.  Speaking at the Downing [...] Read full article: Parents told to control teenagers outsid...→

Teenagers must be kept 'under control' to stop spread of coronavirus outside schools, deputy CMO warns

Teenagers must be kept 'under control' to stop spread of coronavirus outside schools, deputy CMO warns

TEENAGERS must be kept “under control” to stop the spread of coronavirus outside schools, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer warned tonight. Jenny Harries said e [...] Read full article: Teenagers must be kept 'under control' t...→

Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown Leicester for night out on Super Saturday

Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown Leicester for night out on Super Saturday

POLICE have pledged to stop drivers leaving Leicester for Nottingham’s pubs and shops this weekend – as the nation braces itself for ‘Super Saturday’. Cops are [...] Read full article: Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown ...→

Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown on public for disobeying COVID-19 rules

Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown on public for disobeying COVID-19 rules

MATT HANCOCK agreed with talkRADIO host Julia Hartley-Brewer that Leicester coronavirus outbreak is due to people not following social distancing rules as the [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown o...→

We'll impose travel restrictions on Leicester if people don't obey lockdown: Matt Hancock

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told LBC the government will impose travel restrictions on people in Leicester if they don't obey the local lockdown. Read full article: We'll impose travel restrictions on Leic...→

Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host over Leicester coronavirus lockdown in furious row

Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host over Leicester coronavirus lockdown in furious row

MATT HANCOCK engaged in a heated row with a Sky News host over the Government's handling of Leicester's localised lockdown and the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host ov...→

Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop Leicester targeting Champions League

Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop Leicester targeting Champions League

The Foxes have struggled for form since football restarted, and now their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace has been thrown into doubt by city's local l [...] Read full article: Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop L...→

Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after Tasers failed to stop him’

Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after Tasers failed to stop him’

The asylum seeker who stabbed six people in a Glasgow hotel was shot by at least one police officer after attempts to Taser him failed.Badreddin Abadlla Adam, [...] Read full article: Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after...→

Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: Why is Leicester on lockdown?

Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: Why is Leicester on lockdown?

LEICESTER will see non-essential shops close and schools limit pupils from Tuesday, but what's happening in Leicester? Why is Leicester still in lockdown? Read full article: Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: ...→

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown'

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown'

The Health Secretary will give an update to Parliament - but No10 played down the possibility of the city facing roadblocks, or a blanket order to keep people [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock to give statement on Leices...→

Incredible images of baby born holding mum's coil that failed to stop pregnancy

Incredible images of baby born holding mum's coil that failed to stop pregnancy

The baby boy who was born claspingrabbing his mother's intrauterine device in his hand at Hai Phong International Hospital in the city of Hai Phong in northern [...] Read full article: Incredible images of baby born holding m...→

Bournemouth players' failed instructions to stop Mason Greenwood

Bournemouth players' failed instructions to stop Mason Greenwood

The 18-year-old bagged a brace during Manchester United's 5-2 win over Bournemouth on Saturday, with both of his strikes thundering past the helpless Aaron Ram [...] Read full article: Bournemouth players' failed instructions...→

'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester authorities urged to get a grip amid lockdown chaos

'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester authorities urged to get a grip amid lockdown chaos

LECIESTER'S local authorities have been slammed for "pussyfooting" around chaotic lockdown messaging, amid claims that close-knit communities and health inequa [...] Read full article: 'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester au...→

Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spread virus in Leicester

Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spread virus in Leicester

Campaign group Labour Behind the Label says it found evidence of suppliers to Boohoo operating factories without social distancing measures Read full article: Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spr...→

Parents must 'control their teenagers' to stop spread of coronavirus

Parents must 'control their teenagers' to stop spread of coronavirus

England's deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries has blamed the Leciester lockdown on 'community transmission', rather than schools. Read full article: Parents must 'control their teenagers' t...→

Teenagers must be kept 'under control' to stop spread of coronavirus outside schools, deputy CMO warns

Teenagers must be kept 'under control' to stop spread of coronavirus outside schools, deputy CMO warns

TEENAGERS must be kept “under control” to stop the spread of coronavirus outside schools, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer warned tonight. Jenny Harries said e [...] Read full article: Teenagers must be kept 'under control' t...→

Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Leicester lockdown & stop people leaving

Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Leicester lockdown & stop people leaving

POLICE chiefs have not ruled out bringing in roadblocks to enforce lockdown in Leicester. Leicestershire police Chief Constable Simon Cole said the force was “ [...] Read full article: Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Lei...→

Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicester in UK's 1st local lockdown

Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicester in UK's 1st local lockdown

Leicestershire Police may levy £100 fines amid growing concerns that residents may flee for the county's open pubs, hair salons or other attractions - or even [...] Read full article: Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicest...→

Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as Hancock threatens new law to stop travel

Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as Hancock threatens new law to stop travel

The city will be forced into lockdown from today - with locals urged to avoid all but essential travel after a spike in infections Read full article: Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as ...→

Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force people to stay in Leicester

Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force people to stay in Leicester

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned of using "further action" to keep Leicester in lockdown after a breakout of coronavirus in the UK city ahead of the re [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force...→

We'll impose travel restrictions on Leicester if people don't obey lockdown: Matt Hancock

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told LBC the government will impose travel restrictions on people in Leicester if they don't obey the local lockdown. Read full article: We'll impose travel restrictions on Leic...→

Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lockdown | Your daily politics briefing

Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lockdown | Your daily politics briefing

Britain’s latest lockdown failure saw hundreds of teenagers follow YouTuber Canking through the streets of Birmingham like the Pied Piper. The 17-year-old star [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lo...→

Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slow' Leicester COVID response: 'Taken so long'

Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slow' Leicester COVID response: 'Taken so long'

DAN WALKER spoke to Health Secretary Matt Hancock today about the news that Leicester will go back into lockdown on Thursday after a significant rise in cases. Read full article: Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slo...→

Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop Leicester targeting Champions League

Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop Leicester targeting Champions League

The Foxes have struggled for form since football restarted, and now their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace has been thrown into doubt by city's local l [...] Read full article: Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop L...→

Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up measures to stop smuggling on border

Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up measures to stop smuggling on border

NORTH Korean officials have announced that a new order will be put in place which will mean that any ships travelling near the Sino-North Korean border must ha [...] Read full article: Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up m...→

Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester as coronavirus cases surge

Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester as coronavirus cases surge

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that all non-essential shops and schools would have to close in the city as he urged residents to stay at home Read full article: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester...→

Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: Why is Leicester on lockdown?

Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: Why is Leicester on lockdown?

LEICESTER will see non-essential shops close and schools limit pupils from Tuesday, but what's happening in Leicester? Why is Leicester still in lockdown? Read full article: Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: ...→

'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour Mayor caught unprepared on new coronavirus measures

'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour Mayor caught unprepared on new coronavirus measures

LEICESTER Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby admitted he has "no clue" about how the East Midlands city will operate should a local lockdown be announced by the Governmen [...] Read full article: 'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour May...→

Passengers warned not to eat or drink on trains to stop virus spread

Passengers warned not to eat or drink on trains to stop virus spread

Some UK railway companies have told passengers to not eat or drink on their trains so as to not remove their face masks, which are now compulsory on all public [...] Read full article: Passengers warned not to eat or drink on...→

Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her pregnancy

Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her pregnancy

EXTRAORDINARY images show a newborn holding his mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her falling pregnant with him. The baby boy can be seen clasping h [...] Read full article: Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive co...→

Matt Hancock ‘concerned’ about clothing factories in Leicester as cops launch probe over fears they sparked lockdown

MATT Hancock said the government has “significant concerns” about clothing factories in Leicester as cops launch a probe to see if they caused the city’s coron [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock ‘concerned’ about clothing ...→

Police stop locked-down residents leaving Covid-hit Leicester

Police stop locked-down residents leaving Covid-hit Leicester

Thousands of revellers have already seized upon today's wave of lockdown easing to enjoy their first pint. But Leicester residents were warned that they must c [...] Read full article: Police stop locked-down residents leavin...→

North-east warned to learn the 'lessons of Leicester' and back safety measures | Press and Journal

North-east warned to learn the 'lessons of Leicester' and back safety measures | Press and Journal

A north-east public health boss has urged people to learn “the lesson of Leicester” as he voiced support for the roads upheaval underway in Aberdeen and towns [...] Read full article: North-east warned to learn the 'lessons ...→

Parents told to control teenagers outside school to stop virus spread

Parents told to control teenagers outside school to stop virus spread

Parents have been urged by one of England's top doctors to "control their teenagers" outside school to stop the spread of coronavirus.  Speaking at the Downing [...] Read full article: Parents told to control teenagers outsid...→

Control your teenagers to stop coronavirus spread, parents urged

Control your teenagers to stop coronavirus spread, parents urged

Dr Jenny Harries said: “We should be more concerned with what the teenagers are doing outside school”. Read full article: Control your teenagers to stop coronavir...→

Leicester cops could use roadblocks to stop coronavirus after emergency lockdown

Leicester cops could use roadblocks to stop coronavirus after emergency lockdown

Officers could form roadblocks on key routes out of the city to stop residents making Dominic Cummings-style breaks for freedom – with neighbouring Nottinghams [...] Read full article: Leicester cops could use roadblocks to s...→

Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown Leicester for night out on Super Saturday

Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown Leicester for night out on Super Saturday

POLICE have pledged to stop drivers leaving Leicester for Nottingham’s pubs and shops this weekend – as the nation braces itself for ‘Super Saturday’. Cops are [...] Read full article: Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown ...→

'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in children caused Leicester lockdown, Matt Hancock says

Health Secretary says results of extra testing in city over recent days have shown large number of under-18s infected Read full article: 'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in chi...→

Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown on public for disobeying COVID-19 rules

Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown on public for disobeying COVID-19 rules

MATT HANCOCK agreed with talkRADIO host Julia Hartley-Brewer that Leicester coronavirus outbreak is due to people not following social distancing rules as the [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown o...→

Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock over 11-day lockdown delay 'why the gap?'

Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock over 11-day lockdown delay 'why the gap?'

LEICESTER mayor Sir Peter Soulsby challenged Matt Hancock over his decision to delay the reimposition of a stricter lockdown by 11 days despite the evident res [...] Read full article: Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock ov...→

Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warns

Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warns

Tougher action on the way if frustrated residents head for 'Super Saturday' reopening in nearby Derby or Nottingham Read full article: Leicester travel ban could be imposed if...→

Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host over Leicester coronavirus lockdown in furious row

Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host over Leicester coronavirus lockdown in furious row

MATT HANCOCK engaged in a heated row with a Sky News host over the Government's handling of Leicester's localised lockdown and the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host ov...→

Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to send children to school after Leicester shutdown

Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to send children to school after Leicester shutdown

MATT HANCOCK told parents across England "it is safe" to send their children back to school despite confirming schools in Leicester will shut down again after [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to sen...→

Leicester lockdown explained - guide to new measures, law changes and travel

Leicester lockdown explained - guide to new measures, law changes and travel

A shocking 10% of all positive cases in the UK over the past week have been in Leicester, leading to the country's first local lockdown - but how will it work? Read full article: Leicester lockdown explained - guide to ...→

Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after Tasers failed to stop him’

Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after Tasers failed to stop him’

The asylum seeker who stabbed six people in a Glasgow hotel was shot by at least one police officer after attempts to Taser him failed.Badreddin Abadlla Adam, [...] Read full article: Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester; UK deaths hit 43,575

Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester; UK deaths hit 43,575

Twenty-five more people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus.... On Monday, the Department of Health confirmed the new Covid-19 deaths ac [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tigh...→

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown'

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown'

The Health Secretary will give an update to Parliament - but No10 played down the possibility of the city facing roadblocks, or a blanket order to keep people [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock to give statement on Leices...→

Hundreds of Scotland's prisoners - including 21 convicted of serious assault - released early to stop spread of Covid-19

Hundreds of inmates have been released early to help stop the spread of coronavirus in Scotland’s prison system - including 21 criminals who were jailed for se [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Scotland's prisoners - inclu...→

Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her pregnancy

Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her pregnancy

EXTRAORDINARY images show a newborn holding his mum’s contraceptive coil that failed to stop her falling pregnant with him. The baby boy can be seen clasping h [...] Read full article: Baby born holding mum’s contraceptive co...→

Incredible images of baby born holding mum's coil that failed to stop pregnancy

Incredible images of baby born holding mum's coil that failed to stop pregnancy

The baby boy who was born claspingrabbing his mother's intrauterine device in his hand at Hai Phong International Hospital in the city of Hai Phong in northern [...] Read full article: Incredible images of baby born holding m...→

Bournemouth players' failed instructions to stop Mason Greenwood

Bournemouth players' failed instructions to stop Mason Greenwood

The 18-year-old bagged a brace during Manchester United's 5-2 win over Bournemouth on Saturday, with both of his strikes thundering past the helpless Aaron Ram [...] Read full article: Bournemouth players' failed instructions...→

Matt Hancock ‘concerned’ about clothing factories in Leicester as cops launch probe over fears they sparked lockdown

MATT Hancock said the government has “significant concerns” about clothing factories in Leicester as cops launch a probe to see if they caused the city’s coron [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock ‘concerned’ about clothing ...→

'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester authorities urged to get a grip amid lockdown chaos

'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester authorities urged to get a grip amid lockdown chaos

LECIESTER'S local authorities have been slammed for "pussyfooting" around chaotic lockdown messaging, amid claims that close-knit communities and health inequa [...] Read full article: 'Stop pussyfooting around!' Leicester au...→

Police stop locked-down residents leaving Covid-hit Leicester

Police stop locked-down residents leaving Covid-hit Leicester

Thousands of revellers have already seized upon today's wave of lockdown easing to enjoy their first pint. But Leicester residents were warned that they must c [...] Read full article: Police stop locked-down residents leavin...→

Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spread virus in Leicester

Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spread virus in Leicester

Campaign group Labour Behind the Label says it found evidence of suppliers to Boohoo operating factories without social distancing measures Read full article: Boohoo hits back at claims it helped spr...→

North-east warned to learn the 'lessons of Leicester' and back safety measures | Press and Journal

North-east warned to learn the 'lessons of Leicester' and back safety measures | Press and Journal

A north-east public health boss has urged people to learn “the lesson of Leicester” as he voiced support for the roads upheaval underway in Aberdeen and towns [...] Read full article: North-east warned to learn the 'lessons ...→

Parents told to control teenagers outside school to stop virus spread

Parents told to control teenagers outside school to stop virus spread

Parents have been urged by one of England's top doctors to "control their teenagers" outside school to stop the spread of coronavirus.  Speaking at the Downing [...] Read full article: Parents told to control teenagers outsid...→

Parents must 'control their teenagers' to stop spread of coronavirus

Parents must 'control their teenagers' to stop spread of coronavirus

England's deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries has blamed the Leciester lockdown on 'community transmission', rather than schools. Read full article: Parents must 'control their teenagers' t...→

Control your teenagers to stop coronavirus spread, parents urged

Control your teenagers to stop coronavirus spread, parents urged

Dr Jenny Harries said: “We should be more concerned with what the teenagers are doing outside school”. Read full article: Control your teenagers to stop coronavir...→

Teenagers must be kept 'under control' to stop spread of coronavirus outside schools, deputy CMO warns

Teenagers must be kept 'under control' to stop spread of coronavirus outside schools, deputy CMO warns

TEENAGERS must be kept “under control” to stop the spread of coronavirus outside schools, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer warned tonight. Jenny Harries said e [...] Read full article: Teenagers must be kept 'under control' t...→

Leicester cops could use roadblocks to stop coronavirus after emergency lockdown

Leicester cops could use roadblocks to stop coronavirus after emergency lockdown

Officers could form roadblocks on key routes out of the city to stop residents making Dominic Cummings-style breaks for freedom – with neighbouring Nottinghams [...] Read full article: Leicester cops could use roadblocks to s...→

Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Leicester lockdown & stop people leaving

Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Leicester lockdown & stop people leaving

POLICE chiefs have not ruled out bringing in roadblocks to enforce lockdown in Leicester. Leicestershire police Chief Constable Simon Cole said the force was “ [...] Read full article: Cops could use roadblocks to enforce Lei...→

Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown Leicester for night out on Super Saturday

Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown Leicester for night out on Super Saturday

POLICE have pledged to stop drivers leaving Leicester for Nottingham’s pubs and shops this weekend – as the nation braces itself for ‘Super Saturday’. Cops are [...] Read full article: Cops will stop drivers leaving lockdown ...→

Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicester in UK's 1st local lockdown

Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicester in UK's 1st local lockdown

Leicestershire Police may levy £100 fines amid growing concerns that residents may flee for the county's open pubs, hair salons or other attractions - or even [...] Read full article: Police will STOP drivers leaving Leicest...→

'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in children caused Leicester lockdown, Matt Hancock says

Health Secretary says results of extra testing in city over recent days have shown large number of under-18s infected Read full article: 'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in chi...→

Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as Hancock threatens new law to stop travel

Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as Hancock threatens new law to stop travel

The city will be forced into lockdown from today - with locals urged to avoid all but essential travel after a spike in infections Read full article: Police to enforce Leicester lockdown as ...→

Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown on public for disobeying COVID-19 rules

Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown on public for disobeying COVID-19 rules

MATT HANCOCK agreed with talkRADIO host Julia Hartley-Brewer that Leicester coronavirus outbreak is due to people not following social distancing rules as the [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock BLAMES Leicester lockdown o...→

Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force people to stay in Leicester

Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force people to stay in Leicester

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned of using "further action" to keep Leicester in lockdown after a breakout of coronavirus in the UK city ahead of the re [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock threatens new laws to force...→

Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock over 11-day lockdown delay 'why the gap?'

Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock over 11-day lockdown delay 'why the gap?'

LEICESTER mayor Sir Peter Soulsby challenged Matt Hancock over his decision to delay the reimposition of a stricter lockdown by 11 days despite the evident res [...] Read full article: Leicester mayor rages at Matt Hancock ov...→

We'll impose travel restrictions on Leicester if people don't obey lockdown: Matt Hancock

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told LBC the government will impose travel restrictions on people in Leicester if they don't obey the local lockdown. Read full article: We'll impose travel restrictions on Leic...→

Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warns

Leicester travel ban could be imposed if people try to leave city, Matt Hancock warns

Tougher action on the way if frustrated residents head for 'Super Saturday' reopening in nearby Derby or Nottingham Read full article: Leicester travel ban could be imposed if...→

Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lockdown | Your daily politics briefing

Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lockdown | Your daily politics briefing

Britain’s latest lockdown failure saw hundreds of teenagers follow YouTuber Canking through the streets of Birmingham like the Pied Piper. The 17-year-old star [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock puts Leicester back into lo...→

Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host over Leicester coronavirus lockdown in furious row

Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host over Leicester coronavirus lockdown in furious row

MATT HANCOCK engaged in a heated row with a Sky News host over the Government's handling of Leicester's localised lockdown and the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Matt Hancock savaged by Sky News host ov...→

Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slow' Leicester COVID response: 'Taken so long'

Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slow' Leicester COVID response: 'Taken so long'

DAN WALKER spoke to Health Secretary Matt Hancock today about the news that Leicester will go back into lockdown on Thursday after a significant rise in cases. Read full article: Dan Walker grills Matt Hancock over 'slo...→

Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to send children to school after Leicester shutdown

Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to send children to school after Leicester shutdown

MATT HANCOCK told parents across England "it is safe" to send their children back to school despite confirming schools in Leicester will shut down again after [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock insists 'it is safe' to sen...→

Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop Leicester targeting Champions League

Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop Leicester targeting Champions League

The Foxes have struggled for form since football restarted, and now their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace has been thrown into doubt by city's local l [...] Read full article: Rodgers says local lockdown won't stop L...→

Leicester lockdown explained - guide to new measures, law changes and travel

Leicester lockdown explained - guide to new measures, law changes and travel

A shocking 10% of all positive cases in the UK over the past week have been in Leicester, leading to the country's first local lockdown - but how will it work? Read full article: Leicester lockdown explained - guide to ...→

Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up measures to stop smuggling on border

Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up measures to stop smuggling on border

NORTH Korean officials have announced that a new order will be put in place which will mean that any ships travelling near the Sino-North Korean border must ha [...] Read full article: Kim Jong-Un fury: North Korea ramps up m...→

Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after Tasers failed to stop him’

Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after Tasers failed to stop him’

The asylum seeker who stabbed six people in a Glasgow hotel was shot by at least one police officer after attempts to Taser him failed.Badreddin Abadlla Adam, [...] Read full article: Glasgow attack: Knifeman ‘was shot after...→

Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester as coronavirus cases surge

Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester as coronavirus cases surge

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that all non-essential shops and schools would have to close in the city as he urged residents to stay at home Read full article: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester; UK deaths hit 43,575

Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tightened in Leicester; UK deaths hit 43,575

Twenty-five more people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus.... On Monday, the Department of Health confirmed the new Covid-19 deaths ac [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Lockdown measures tigh...→

Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: Why is Leicester on lockdown?

Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: Why is Leicester on lockdown?

LEICESTER will see non-essential shops close and schools limit pupils from Tuesday, but what's happening in Leicester? Why is Leicester still in lockdown? Read full article: Leicester lockdown Matt Hancock update: ...→

'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour Mayor caught unprepared on new coronavirus measures

'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour Mayor caught unprepared on new coronavirus measures

LEICESTER Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby admitted he has "no clue" about how the East Midlands city will operate should a local lockdown be announced by the Governmen [...] Read full article: 'I haven't a clue!' Leicester Labour May...→

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown'

Matt Hancock to give statement on Leicester today as city faces 'local lockdown'

The Health Secretary will give an update to Parliament - but No10 played down the possibility of the city facing roadblocks, or a blanket order to keep people [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock to give statement on Leices...→

Passengers warned not to eat or drink on trains to stop virus spread

Passengers warned not to eat or drink on trains to stop virus spread

Some UK railway companies have told passengers to not eat or drink on their trains so as to not remove their face masks, which are now compulsory on all public [...] Read full article: Passengers warned not to eat or drink on...→

Hundreds of Scotland's prisoners - including 21 convicted of serious assault - released early to stop spread of Covid-19

Hundreds of inmates have been released early to help stop the spread of coronavirus in Scotland’s prison system - including 21 criminals who were jailed for se [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Scotland's prisoners - inclu...→