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Loss of smell is reliable indicator of Covid-19 infection - study

Scientists say people who notice they are unable to smell everyday household odours should self-isolate

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Loss of smell is reliable indicator of a Covid-19 infection, new research suggests - with four out of ...

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MP with Covid-19 apologises for attending Parliament after she experienced symptoms

Margaret Ferrier travelled to London to debate the coronavirus response when she had already started to feel unwell

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An MP who was diagnosed with Covid-19 has issued an apology for attending Parliament after ...

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Paloma Faith 2021 UK tour - how to get tickets, prices and more

The singer is playing 26 shows across the UK in autumn 2021

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Paloma Faith recently announced a huge headline UK tour for 2021.

The 26-date tour will see the singer perform in theatres across the UK, ...

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Almost 500 people sign petition to save Melton birthing unit

Campaigners describe the centre as 'much-loved' and 'vital'

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Almost 500 people have put their names to a petition which urges health bosses not to close St Mary’s Birthing Centre in Melton.

The unit ...

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Almost 500 people sign petition to save Melton birthing unit

Campaigners describe the centre as 'much-loved' and 'vital'

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Almost 500 people have put their names to a petition which urges health bosses not to close St Mary’s Birthing Centre in Melton.

The unit ...

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Couple pushed to the ground and robbed by masked men in Birstall

Detectives have issued an appeal for witnesses

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A couple were pushed to the ground and robbed by two men wearing masks in a Leicestershire village.

The victims were outside an address in Loughborough ...

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Couple pushed to the ground and robbed by masked men in Birstall

Detectives have issued an appeal for witnesses

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A couple were pushed to the ground and robbed by two men wearing masks in a Leicestershire village.

The victims were outside an address in Loughborough ...

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Another coronavirus case confirmed at Judgemeadow Community College in Leicester

A parent has contacted the school after a positive test

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Another child at a Leicester secondary school has tested positive for coronavirus.

Parents and carers of students at Judgemeadow Community ...

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Another coronavirus case confirmed at Judgemeadow Community College in Leicester

A parent has contacted the school after a positive test

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Another child at a Leicester secondary school has tested positive for coronavirus.

Parents and carers of students at Judgemeadow Community ...

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Where Wesley Fofana fits, Demarai Gray's future – fans' Leicester City questions answered

We have answered your questions on the transfer window, including the qualities of imminent new signing Wesley Fofana, and what might happen with winger Demarai Gray

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Where Wesley Fofana fits, Demarai Gray's future – fans' Leicester City questions answered

We have answered your questions on the transfer window, including the qualities of imminent new signing Wesley Fofana, and what might happen with winger Demarai Gray

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Leicester City are close to ...

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Turkey, Poland and Caribbean islands added to travel quarantine list

Travellers arriving in the UK from these places after 4am on Saturday must self-isolate for 14 days

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Turkey, Poland and three Caribbean islands have been removed from the Government’s list of travel ...

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85 new coronavirus cases added to Leicestershire's total in a day

One county area had no new cases

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Another 85 coronavirus cases have been added to local totals in the latest 24 hour reporting period.

Leicester’s overall cases increased by 47, while 38 new cases ...

yesterday 18:29 open_in_new
85 new coronavirus cases added to Leicestershire's total in a day

One county area had no new cases

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Another 85 coronavirus cases have been added to local totals in the latest 24 hour reporting period.

Leicester’s overall cases increased by 47, while 38 new cases ...

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Man on mobility scooter taken to hospital after collision with car in Leicester

Welford Road was closed for more than two hours following the incident

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A man on a mobility scooter has been rushed to hospital after he was injured in a collision with a car on a main road in ...

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Man on mobility scooter taken to hospital after collision with car in Leicester

Welford Road was closed for more than two hours following the incident

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A man on a mobility scooter has been rushed to hospital after he was injured in a collision with a car on a main road in ...

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Anne Hegerty and Bradley Walsh left 'disgusted' with The Chase contestant's decision

The Governess didn't hold back after contestant Gemma's controversial decision that left Bradley and viewers stunned

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The Chase's Anne Hegerty and Bradley Walsh were left 'disgusted' with a ...

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Man arrested after police find 200 cannabis plants in Loughborough house

The 21-year-old was detained during the raid

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A man has been arrested after police found a large number of cannabis plants in a house in the centre of Loughborough.

Officers raided the property in ...

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East Midlands Airport announces new flight destination

'It’s great news for tourism in the East Midlands'

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Passengers can now fly three times a day from Leicestershire to Northern Ireland.

East Midlands Airport has announced that that, as of today, Aer ...

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East Midlands Airport announces new flight destination

'It’s great news for tourism in the East Midlands'

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Passengers can now fly three times a day from Leicestershire to Northern Ireland.

East Midlands Airport has announced that that, as of today, Aer ...

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14-year-old from Hinckley launches bath salt shot range with cake scents

She designed the product while she was off school during lockdown

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A young entrepreneur from Hinckley is providing some relaxing moments to help people destress during the coronavirus outbreak, with her own ...

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