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'Like a little town' - Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans gives verdict on Leicestershire

Youri Tielemans is enjoying life in Leicestershire after making a £40m move from AS Monaco last summer.

Leicestershire's 'mix of cultures' has helped Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans settle in the East Midlands.

Tielemans enjoyed a loan stint at City last ...

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'Like a little town' - Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans gives verdict on Leicestershire

Youri Tielemans is enjoying life in Leicestershire after making a £40m move from AS Monaco last summer.

Leicestershire's 'mix of cultures' has helped Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans settle in the East Midlands.

Tielemans enjoyed a loan stint at City last ...

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson taken into intensive care

He was admitted to hospital on Sunday night

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care.

Downing Street confirmed the news this evening after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.

The Prime Minister was taken into hospital last night (Sunday April 5), after his ...

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'Better than we've got' - Newcastle United fans disagree on this Leicester City star

Newcastle United fans are split when it comes to Leicester City forward Ayoze Perez.

Leicester City winger Ayoze Perez has been splitting opinion...but not just among his own club's supporters.

Foxes fans have their own opinions on their club's £30m summer signing, but ...

yesterday 21:08 open_in_new
'Better than we've got' - Newcastle United fans disagree on this Leicester City star

Newcastle United fans are split when it comes to Leicester City forward Ayoze Perez.

Leicester City winger Ayoze Perez has been splitting opinion...but not just among his own club's supporters.

Foxes fans have their own opinions on their club's £30m summer signing, but ...

yesterday 21:08 open_in_new
Government's response to questions about when lockdown will end

The strict new lockdown measures were announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on March 23

Discussing an 'exit strategy' from the current coronavirus lockdown won't be happening any time soon, after government experts today said it was 'too early'.

The ...

yesterday 21:08 open_in_new
'Group of people with weapons fight in street', police investigating

The police helicopter was also seen hovering over the area

Police descended on a small residential street in the Westcotes area of Leicester today after reports of a 'group of people fighting in the street'.

Officers were called to Saxon Street, off Narborough Road at ...

yesterday 21:08 open_in_new
'Group of people with weapons fight in street', police investigating

The police helicopter was also seen hovering over the area

Police descended on a small residential street in the Westcotes area of Leicester today after reports of a 'group of people fighting in the street'.

Officers were called to Saxon Street, off Narborough Road at ...

yesterday 21:08 open_in_new
Leicester-headquartered Shoe Zone furloughs 100s of staff

Most of its 3,500 staff had been temporarily let go, with 80 per cent of their wages being paid by the Government

Discount footwear chain Shoe Zone said it has furloughed most of its 3,500 staff following the temporary closure of its 500 high street shops and big-box stores.

The ...

yesterday 20:05 open_in_new
Leicester-headquartered Shoe Zone furloughs 100s of staff

Most of its 3,500 staff had been temporarily let go, with 80 per cent of their wages being paid by the Government

Discount footwear chain Shoe Zone said it has furloughed most of its 3,500 staff following the temporary closure of its 500 high street shops and big-box stores.

The ...

yesterday 20:05 open_in_new
Grass verge cutting in Leicestershire towns suspended due to coronavirus

Staff have been redeployed to more urgent tasks

The cutting of grass verges in Leicestershire’s towns has been suspended indefinitely because of coronavirus.

Leicestershire County Council, which is responsible for maintaining more than 2,500 miles of roads, has halted cutting in ...

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Grass verge cutting in Leicestershire towns suspended due to coronavirus

Staff have been redeployed to more urgent tasks

The cutting of grass verges in Leicestershire’s towns has been suspended indefinitely because of coronavirus.

Leicestershire County Council, which is responsible for maintaining more than 2,500 miles of roads, has halted cutting in ...

yesterday 20:05 open_in_new
Leicester nurse describes heartbreak of breaking bad news to family of coronavirus patients over the phone

'Imagine the heartache of the person on the other end of the line'

It is a phone call no one wants to receive or make - a nurse on the NHS frontline treating patients with coronavirus in Leicester has told of the harrowing task of breaking the news that a loved one has died over the ...

yesterday 20:05 open_in_new
Leicester nurse describes heartbreak of breaking bad news to family of coronavirus patients over the phone

'Imagine the heartache of the person on the other end of the line'

It is a phone call no one wants to receive or make - a nurse on the NHS frontline treating patients with coronavirus in Leicester has told of the harrowing task of breaking the news that a loved one has died over the ...

yesterday 20:05 open_in_new
Why Jamie Vardy selected a West Brom shirt as his favourite Leicester City memory

The striker reminisces over a crucial victory for Leicester City over the Baggies at the end of the 2014-15 season, and discusses the title win the following year

Jamie Vardy is a Premier League winner and goal-scoring record-breaker and yet his favourite memory at Leicester City precedes ...

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Why Jamie Vardy selected a West Brom shirt as his favourite Leicester City memory

The striker reminisces over a crucial victory for Leicester City over the Baggies at the end of the 2014-15 season, and discusses the title win the following year

Jamie Vardy is a Premier League winner and goal-scoring record-breaker and yet his favourite memory at Leicester City precedes ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Premier League stars unhappy with PFA chief Gordon Taylor over wages

Premier League players are said to be unhappy with PFA chief Gordon Taylor amid talk of a wage cut.

Premier League stars are unhappy with PFA chairman Gordon Taylor over his stance on a wage cut amid the coronavirus crisis.

That's according to the Mirror, who say Premier League ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Premier League stars unhappy with PFA chief Gordon Taylor over wages

Premier League players are said to be unhappy with PFA chief Gordon Taylor amid talk of a wage cut.

Premier League stars are unhappy with PFA chairman Gordon Taylor over his stance on a wage cut amid the coronavirus crisis.

That's according to the Mirror, who say Premier League ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Hinckley Borough council launches support scheme for vulnerable residents

More than 700 residents have already been contacted

A county council has set up a support scheme for residents who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has already been in touch with more than 700 residents and tenants across the ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Hinckley Borough council launches support scheme for vulnerable residents

More than 700 residents have already been contacted

A county council has set up a support scheme for residents who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has already been in touch with more than 700 residents and tenants across the ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Police pull over man riding a pushbike along the M69

The cyclist was reported by a concerned member of the public

An errant cyclist has been fined after he was spotted riding a pushbike along the M69 during the coronavirus lockdown.

The man was seen cycling along the southbound carriageway of the motorway, between Leicester and ...

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