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Is London's lockdown over? Revellers enjoy drinks in Soho and Leicester Square [Video]

Is London's lockdown over? Revellers enjoy drinks in Soho and Leicester Square

Social distancing was in short supply in central London's Soho and Leicester Square on Super Saturday (July 4), when coronavirus lockdown rules were eased and pubs and restaurants reopened.

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Smiles in Central London as punters hit pubs in Leicester Square [Video]

Smiles in Central London as punters hit pubs in Leicester Square

Footage from a pub in Leicester Square, Central London, this afternoon (4 July) as restaurants and cafes are now permitted to re-open seating areas for customers following lockdown restrictions.

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PM addresses public ahead of further lockdown easing [Video]

PM addresses public ahead of further lockdown easing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined the government's policy shift from "blanket, national measures to targetted, local measures", as the reopening of venues including pubs goes ahead this weekend..

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Dramatic headcam shows police chase down 100mph speeding driver [Video]

Dramatic headcam shows police chase down 100mph speeding driver

As Leicester becomes the first area in the UK to have stricter rules put back in place, Yahoo UK News Editor Chris Parsons explains the key issues surrounding local lockdowns and their effects on the..

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Leicester community centres become Covid-19 testing hubs [Video]

Leicester community centres become Covid-19 testing hubs

Community centres and other locations in Leicester have been turned into pop-up coronavirus testing centres after a local outbreak led to a regional extension of lockdown measures to prevent the..

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What is a local lockdown? [Video]

What is a local lockdown?

As Leicester becomes the first UK area to have stricter rules enforced, Yahoo UK News Editor Chris Parsons explains why local lockdowns have been introduced, how they affect residents and how they're..

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PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown [Video]

PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer asked why the Government was "so slow to act" to implement a lockdown in Leicester after it knew of a spike in virus cases.During PMQs, he told the Commons: "At the daily..

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PMQs: Starmer attacks government over Leicester delays [Video]

PMQs: Starmer attacks government over Leicester delays

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has questioned Prime Minister Boris Johnson over delays by the government to tackle the localised Covid-19 outbreak in Leicester, which led to the first regional lockdown..

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Leicester mayor says they will need Government support during extended lockdown [Video]

Leicester mayor says they will need Government support during extended lockdown

Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby has said the city will require the level of support from the Government that was given at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as they face an extended..

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Leicester residents wake up as the city becomes first to be locked down in government's 'whack-a-mole' coronavirus strategy [Video]

Leicester residents wake up as the city becomes first to be locked down in government's 'whack-a-mole' coronavirus strategy

Leicester residents have spoke of their frustration at the return of lockdown but many claim they are "not surprised at all" after the city appeared to return to "complete normality." Restrictions have..

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Johnson announces 'New Deal' to prepare for coronavirus economic shock [Video]

Johnson announces 'New Deal' to prepare for coronavirus economic shock

Boris Johnson has announced a spending spree and a new “opportunity guarantee” to help the economy cope with the “aftershock” of the coronavirus crisis. The Prime Minister acknowledged that..

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Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases [Video]

Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases

Mr Hancock told MPs: “Having taken clinical advice on the actions necessary and discussed them with the local team in Leicester and Leicestershire, we have made some difficult but important..

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Testing increase blamed for Covid-19 case rise [Video]

Testing increase blamed for Covid-19 case rise

The Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby claims the rise in coronavirus case numbers in the area is due to a substantive increase in testing as the government considers implementing localised lockdown..

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What is a local lockdown and how do they work? [Video]

What is a local lockdown and how do they work?

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers in Leicester may be forced to stay closed as part of a lockdown extension following a rise in coronavirus cases.

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Lockdown may be extended regionally in first local outbreak [Video]

Lockdown may be extended regionally in first local outbreak

Leicester may be the first part of the UK to implement regional lockdown measures after a reported increase in coronavirus cases in the last two weeks. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at..

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Brendan Rodgers says Leicester FC will "react accordingly" to lockdown measures in the city [Video]

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester FC will "react accordingly" to lockdown measures in the city

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says his side “will react accordingly” if lockdown measures are tightened in the city.Reports over the weekend have highlighted a spike in coronavirus cases..

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Brendan Rodgers says Leicester FC will "react accordingly" to lockdown measures in the city [Video]

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester FC will "react accordingly" to lockdown measures in the city

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says his side “will react accordingly” if lockdown measures are tightened in the city. Reports over the weekend have highlighted a spike in coronavirus cases..

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Leicester mayor not convinced by Government's local lockdown recommendation [Video]

Leicester mayor not convinced by Government's local lockdown recommendation

The mayor of Leicester said he had not seen evidence to support extending lockdown in the city for two more weeks as the rest of England prepared to further relax restrictions imposed in March to curb..

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Lampard praises Ross Barkley's commitment after sending Chelsea through to FA semifinals [Video]

Lampard praises Ross Barkley's commitment after sending Chelsea through to FA semifinals

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard praises Ross Barkley's commitment throughout lockdown after the midfielder took his side through to the semifinals of the FA cup.

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Ashworth: Leicester lockdown isn’t an ‘imminent solution’ [Video]

Ashworth: Leicester lockdown isn’t an ‘imminent solution’

Jon Ashworth has said after a briefing with Matt Hancock they agreed a local lockdown in Leicester wasn’t and imminent solution. The shadow health secretary added that ministers haven’t given..

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Odeon Cinema Leicester Square prepares to reopen on July 13 [Video]

Odeon Cinema Leicester Square prepares to reopen on July 13

Tessa Street, general manager of Odeon Cinema Leicester Square, talks about the company's plans to reopen to customers in a safe way from July 4, with the Leicester Square venue welcoming customers..

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Woman recreating dances she performed when she was six [Video]

Woman recreating dances she performed when she was six

Madcap Jade Bucknall proves she's still the material girl by recreating an adorable dance tribute to Madonna she made up to entertain her mum when she was aged six.The 24-year-old was having a clear..

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Back to school and Ikea as UK lockdown eases [Video]

Back to school and Ikea as UK lockdown eases

Thousands of people across England queued up for school and IKEA on Monday as the British government eased the coronavirus lockdown by allowing some children to return to class and many shops to reopen..

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PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYER BREAKS LOCKDOWN TO PARTY WITH LOVE ISLAND STARS!  #WNTT [Video]

PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYER BREAKS LOCKDOWN TO PARTY WITH LOVE ISLAND STARS! #WNTT

This week on We Need To Talk, Joe looks at a Wolves wonderkid that has broken lockdown to go and party with the Love Island cast, Kylian Mbappe and the Golden Boot in Ligue 1, Leicester City and..

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Back To Work: What Your 9-to-5 Could Look Like After Lockdown [Video]

Back To Work: What Your 9-to-5 Could Look Like After Lockdown

Parts of England have returned to work as the government eases lockdown measures for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the country. While those who can are being encouraged to..

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Leicester lockdown: Door-to-door Covid-19 tests run for first time

Leicester's mayor said increased testing in this way would help bring down the infection rate.
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‘Whack-a-Mole’ Against Virus Sounds Reasonable, Unless You’re the Mole

When the city of Leicester was shocked with a second lockdown, it lashed back with anger and recriminations.
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Your Leicester lockdown zone questions answered

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Leicester lockdown map: What areas are included, and what are the rules?


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Globally, confirmed novel Coronavirus infections crossed 10 million on Sunday as voters in Poland and France went voted for virus-delayed elections. Vice President Mike Pence called off campaign events..
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U.K. plans localised lockdowns as COVID-19 deaths among Indian-origin people remain high

Home Secretary Priti Patel confirmed as “correct” the reports of the first such local lockdown for Leicester, a region in eastern England with a large Indian-origin population.
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Katie Boulter lends a helping hand

Brit tennis player Katie Boulter, 23, has decided to be an Age UK (a charity organisation helping elderly people) volunteer during the Coronavirus-caused lockdown.  Katie, 23, revealed how she is..
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Coronavirus | English Premier League schedule in doubt after Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta contracted

The Premier League could be forced into lockdown after Arsenal's match at Brighton was postponed when Gunners manager Mikel Arteta contracted the coronavirus on Thursday. Arsenal's training ground has..
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