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Leicester lockdown: Week in the life of city mayor

Sir Peter Soulsby urges residents of Leicester to “stick together”.
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UK coronavirus live: Hancock announces local lockdown for Leicester

Leicester lockdown extended; UK official death toll rises by 25; parents in England face fines if they refuse to send children back to school in SeptemberBoris Johnson pledges ‘Rooseveltian’ economy pushFA to make 124 positions redundant after blaming Covid-19England park staff fear chaos on ‘Super Saturday’Global coronavirus updates - live 10.24pm BST Nick Rushton, the leader of Leicestershire County Council, appeared supportive of the new restrictions for Leicester and surrounding areas:P...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Keir Starmer, Leicester City Council, Hancock, BBC Radio Leicester, Peter Soulsby, Gavin Williamson, Coronavirus outbreak, SeptemberBoris Johnson


Coronavirus: Leicester COVID-19 cases under scrutiny amid fears of local lockdown

Leicester's mayor and government officials will meet to discuss coronavirus testing data amid suggestions a lockdown could be imposed on the city. City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and the council's director of public health Ivan Browne will be present at the meeting to examine the data behind a local surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. Sir Peter said the council was only provided with detailed testing information for the first time on Thursday - a week after Health Secretary Matt Ha...
Tags: News, Leicester, Peter, City City, Matt Hancock, Peter Soulsby, Leicester Covid, Ivan Browne


Leicester mayor apologises for breaking lockdown rules

Leicester's Sir Peter Soulsby cites "an error of judgement" after visiting his partner twice.
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Coronavirus: Leicester mayor apologises for breaking lockdown rules

Leicester's Sir Peter Soulsby says he regrets "an error in judgement" after visiting his partner twice.
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Shopkeeper describes miracle escape from 'massive explosion' in Leicester that killed five people

The owner of a shop has described how he escaped from an explosion that killed five people. The explosion caused a convenience store and the flats above it to collapse.  Aram Kurd, 33, was in the shop at the time. He said had gone to the storeroom at the back of the shop to get some beers for him and an employee, Victoria when he heard a "loud bang". He shouted out for Victoria, who had only be working at the store for two days, but has not heard anything from her since. Speaking to ITV Central,...
Tags: News, Victoria, Leicester, Leicester City, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Hartley, Hinckley, Leicestershire Police, Peter Soulsby, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Hinckley Road, Western Park Store, Zabka Leicester, Hinckley Road Leicester, Chris Roe Chadwicks, Google Maps Neighbours


Five people including young boy killed in 'massive explosion' in Leicester

Five people including a young boy have been killed after an explosion caused a convenience store and the flats above it to collapse.  Police updated the death toll after finding another body among the rubble before they were forced to pause rescue efforts amid fears a neighbouring property could collapse.  Residents living in the streets off Hinckley Road in Leicester have told how they rushed to help those caught up in a massive blast amid fears that the majority of the casualties could come fr...
Tags: News, Leicester, Leicester City, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Hartley, Hinckley, Leicestershire Police, Peter Soulsby, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Hinckley Road, Western Park Store, Zabka Leicester, Hinckley Road Leicester, Nicola Bishop, Chris Roe Chadwicks, Google Maps Neighbours


Leicester: Ranieri gelato, blue sausages and a city turned blue – video

Leicester’s mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby, takes us around his city in the wake of the Foxes’ Premier League title triumph. Hundreds of flags and posters line every shop and restaurant in the city centre – in the market there are even blue sausages for sale. And we visit the Gelato Village, which has created the ‘Gelato die Campioni’ in honour of Claudio Ranieri and his team Continue reading...
Tags: Football, Sport, UK News, Premier League, Mayoral elections, Claudio Ranieri, Leicester, Leicester City, Ranieri, Peter Soulsby


Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa humbled by suggestion to rename streets

ESPN FC's Craig Burley sits down at SportsCenter to comment on the future of Leicester City following their heroic title-win. Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa has told ESPN Radio in Argentina that it would be "very strange but very nice" if a street is named after him following the club's Premier League glory. Claudio Ranieri's side clinched a famous Premier League title on Monday after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur failed to win at Chelsea, with the match ending in a 2-2 d...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Argentina, Claudio Ranieri, Espn, Leicester, Leicester City, Barclays Premier League, Espn Staff, ESPN FC, Craig Burley, Leonardo Ulloa