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Boohoo to investigate Leicester supplier over exploitation claims

The firm is to probe claims staff are underpaid and not socially distancing at a supplier in Leicester.
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Nemanja Matic signs new three-year Manchester United contract

Nemanja Matic has signed a new contract with Manchester United running to June 2023, the club have announced. The 31-year-old Serbia midfielder joined United from Chelsea in 2017 and has made 114 appearances in all competitions for the Old Trafford outfit. Matic has delivered improved performances since football's resumption last month, and has proved a good foil for Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes in the United midfield. Matic said in a statement from United: "I am very happy that I will co...
Tags: News, Sports, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Old Trafford, Serbia, Leicester, Crystal Palace, United, Paul Pogba, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Nemanja Matic, Matic, Aston Villa Southampton


Boohoo investigates supplier over poor conditions

The firm vows to take action amid reports staff in Leicester are underpaid and not socially distancing.
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Five things we learned from the Premier League weekend

Liverpool and Manchester City showed why there is a 23-point gap between them at the top of the Premier League with contrasting fortunes on Sunday. Mason Greenwood and Jamie Vardy may be at differing ends of their careers but both scored twice on Saturday in big victories for Manchester United and Leicester in the race for a place in the top four. AFP Sport looks at five things we learned from the Premier League.
Tags: News, Sports, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Leicester, Jamie Vardy, Mason Greenwood


Leicester lockdown: City deserted as Leicestershire reopens

Leicestershire Police's Chief Constable said it was a "huge challenge" policing different rules.
Tags: UK, News, Leicester, Leicestershire, Leicestershire Police


Hancock 'worried' over Leicester clothing factory practices

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he is "very worried about employment practices in some factories".
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Leicester lockdown: Hancock 'worried' about practices at clothing factories

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he is "worried" about poor social distancing in some factories.
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Coronavirus lockdowns: Where is next after Leicester?

Trends in recent infections suggest that Leicester is very different from the rest of the UK.
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Chelsea win holds off rampant Man Utd in race for Premier League top four

Chelsea held on to their place in the Premier League's top four by bouncing back to beat Watford 3-0 on Saturday after Manchester United briefly powered past with a 5-2 rout of struggling Bournemouth. Third-placed Leicester also got back on track with Jamie Vardy reaching 100 top-flight goals in a comfortable 3-0 win against Crystal Palace, while Arsenal dealt a blow to Wolves' Champions League chase by winning 2-0 at Molineux on Saturday.
Tags: News, Sports, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsenal, Champions League, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Watford, Jamie Vardy, Molineux


'A privilege to work with' - Rodgers after Vardy reaches 100 Premier League goals

Jamie Vardy scores his 100th and 101st Premier League goals as Leicester boost their hopes of achieving a top-four finish by beating Crystal Palace.
Tags: News, Leicester, Jamie Vardy, Vardy, Rodgers, 101st Premier League


Leicester 2-0 Crystal Palace: Vardy nets 100th top-flight goal in Leicester win

Jamie Vardy scores his 100th and 101st Premier League goals as Leicester boost their hopes of achieving a top-four finish by beating Crystal Palace.
Tags: News, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Jamie Vardy, Vardy, 101st Premier League


Vardy scores 100th top-flight goal as Leicester beat Palace

Jamie Vardy scores his 100th and 101st Premier League goals as Leicester boost their hopes of achieving a top-four finish by beating Crystal Palace.
Tags: News, Leicester, Palace, Jamie Vardy, Vardy, 101st Premier League


Vardy passes 100 career goals in EPL in easy Leicester win

LEICESTER, England — Jamie Vardy passed 100 career goals in the Premier League by scoring twice as Leicester beat Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday to ignite its ambitions to qualify for next season’s Champions League.By netting for the first time since the restart of the league, Vardy also moved back as the outright top scorer in England’s top flight with 21 goals — two more than Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.Vardy reached the 100-goal milestone with a tap-in in the 77th minute after a squar...
Tags: England, News, Sports, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Epl, Arsenal, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Wolverhampton, Jamie Vardy, Kelechi Iheanacho, Vardy, Leicester England, Harvey Barnes


Five of Jamie Vardy's best Premier League goals as the striker reaches 100 for Leicester

BBC Sport looks back at some of Jamie Vardy's best Premier League goals as he scored for the 100th time in the top flight during their match against Crystal Palace.
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Leicester lockdown: Streets deserted in city

Residents say the city has a "very eerie" atmosphere and police patrol the streets.
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Boohoo booms as Leicester garment factories are linked to lockdown

Exclusive: Fashion brand profits from ‘stay home’ clothing supplied at speed from city now experiencing Covid-19 surgeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn 27 March, even as the rest of the UK were trying to make sense of how to get through the coronavirus crisis, Boohoo seemed to have nailed it.It was a Friday, and usually the fast-fashion brand’s irrepressibly bouncy Twitter account would be pitching dresses and shoes to its followers ahead of a night out. But this was...
Tags: Business, Fashion, UK, Money, Life and style, UK News, Consumer affairs, Retail industry, Online Shopping, Fashion industry, Leicester, Boohoo, Coronavirus outbreak


Leicester lockdown: Week in the life of city mayor

Sir Peter Soulsby urges residents of Leicester to “stick together”.
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Police and health officials visit garment factories in Leicester

Investigation follows concerns about inadequate protection against Covid-19 at local firms Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe National Crime Agency and the workplace safety watchdog visited factories and businesses across Leicester on Friday as they sought to address concerns that inadequate standards at garment manufacturers played a role in the city’s second wave of coronavirus.The Health and Safety Executive visited 11 premises, in some cases alongside officials f...
Tags: Health, Fashion, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Leicester, NCA, Leicestershire, National Crime Agency, Safety Executive, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus: How will local lockdowns work?

A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
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Leicester lockdown: New laws come into force

Police can now fine people repeatedly flouting restrictions up to £3,200 from Saturday.
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Coronavirus: Inches from freedom on Leicester's lockdown frontier

In some places, a garden fence is the only visible sign of the division in Leicester's lockdown zone.
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Leicester lockdown: 'More police than New Year's Eve' on patrol

Police in Leicester will be monitoring for non-essential travel as pubs open outside the city.
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Leicester Tigers: Steve Borthwick faces challenging times at Welford Road

Steve Borthwick has walked into a world of chaos on his first day as Leicester head coach. BBC Sport looks at turbulent times for Tigers.
Tags: News, Leicester, Steve Borthwick, BBC Sport, Leicester Tigers, Welford Road


Leicester coronavirus outbreak timeline: Who knew what, and when?

By piecing together statements and claims, we have created a chronology of events.
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Coronavirus: How Merthyr is above Leicester as Covid-19 hotspot

Experts say there is no evidence of wider community infection after Merthyr is shown to have the highest weekly rate for coronavirus cases.
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'It will be devastating': Bradford fears a new lockdown

City is second only to Leicester for rate of new Covid-19 infections and speculation on fresh restrictions is rifeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs residents trickled into an ominous new coronavirus testing marquee in Bradford’s city centre on Thursday, there was apprehension about what to expect following news about high infection rates in the city.“It’s very, very worrying,” said taxi driver Mohammed Rashid, 68. “For the last nearly three months I’ve been at home, ...
Tags: Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Bradford, Leicester, Mohammed Rashid, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: Starmer says government failures stopped more pupils being back in English schools

Labour leader criticises lack of leadership; Scotland’s distancing rule to be relaxed for some sectors; lockdown-easing paused in some Scottish townsEnglish schools to open full-time in SeptemberLeicester ‘shows test and trace working’Ban on non-essential travel to be lifted for some countriesCoronavirus – latest global updatesInteractive vaccine tracker: how close are we? 4.28pm BST Public Health England has published It covers the week ending on Sunday 28 June. Here’s an extract from the...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, UK, England, Education, Wales, Scotland, UK News, NHS, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, Schools, Local Government, Yorkshire, Leicester, Michael Heseltine


Leicester lockdown: Boohoo 'putting workers at risk of coronavirus'

A workers' rights group say staff at Leicester factories are at risk of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: How will local lockdowns work?

A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
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Coronavirus: Leicester schoolchildren kept at home in local lockdown

Leicester's schools have closed to all but a small number of pupils just weeks after reopening.
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