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Leicester: City and unitary authority area in England
Leicester is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. The city lies on the River Soar and close to the eastern end of the National Forest. It is to the north-east of Birmingham and Coventry, south of Nottingham, and west of Peterborough.

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Premier League round-up: Spurs go top while Liverpool beat Leicester [Video]

Premier League round-up: Spurs go top while Liverpool beat Leicester

A round-up of the weekend's Premier League action as Jose Mourinho's Tottenhamtake top spot before Liverpool leapfrog Leicester with a 3-0 win.

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Premier League round-up: Liverpool draw at Man City to leave Leicester top [Video]

Premier League round-up: Liverpool draw at Man City to leave Leicester top

Take a look back at the latest matches in the Premier League this weekend fromNovember 6-8. Title rivals Liverpool and Manchester City drew at the Etihad toleave Leicester top of the pile after..

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Premier League match preview: Arsenal v Leicester [Video]

Premier League match preview: Arsenal v Leicester

Arsenal take on Leicester in the Premier League as both sides look to continuemomentum after their recent wins in the Europa League.

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Leicester City 1-2 Fulham: Lookman and Cavaleiro deny Foxes chance to move joint top

Fulham move out of the Premier League relegation places with an impressive victory over Leicester that denies Brendan Rodgers' side a share of top spot.
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Fulham stun Leicester to move out of bottom three

Fulham move out of the Premier League relegation places with an impressive victory over Leicester that denies Brendan Rodgers' side a share of top spot.
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Leicester explosion: Sister running for shop blast victim

Leah Reek, her boyfriend Shane Ragoobeer and three others died in the 2018 blast.
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Leicester's 'forgotten' blitz to be marked 80 years on

On 19 November 1940 Luftwaffe bombers attacked, killing 108 people and damaging large parts of the city.
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Covid: Leicester's lockdown Diwali 'is like our Christmas gone'

Leicester's Golden Mile is usually buzzing for the festival but things are very different this year.
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Leicester man who filmed himself raping girl jailed

Deano Churchill-Richards met the girl and her friend on the street and took them back to his flat.
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Leicester man jailed for attacks on children

Carlos Vinodchandra Racitalal stabbed a 10-year-old boy and drove into a five-year-old girl.
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Leicester Tigers: Covid-19 outbreak in camp stops entire team training

Premiership club Leicester close their Oval Park training ground after several players and staff test positive for Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: Leicester woman fined for Wales trip to see horse

She admitted the 320-mile round trip was to see the animal and was given a fixed penalty notice.
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Vardy produces another 'masterclass' - but can Leicester fight for the title?

BBC Sport looks at why Leicester could be considered title challengers this season after another 'masterclass' performance from Jamie Vardy.
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Coronavirus: Leicester mayor urges contact tracing rethink

Sir Peter Soulsby said the city's contact tracing system was being undermined by national delays.
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Leicester man charged with several terror offences

The charges include membership of a proscribed organisation and disseminating a terrorist publication.
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Lord Janner inquiry: Leicester children's home 'burned records'

A police officer tells an inquiry into child sexual abuse the Ratcliffe Road home was a "hell-hole".
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Leicester City 3-0 Zorya Luhansk: Harvey Barnes excels in Europa League win

James Maddison and Harvey Barnes are on target as Leicester start their Europa League campaign with a win.
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Late Barkley winner at Leicester sends Villa second

Ross Barkley drills in an injury-time strike to maintain Aston Villa's 100% start to the season as they edge to victory at Leicester.
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Lord Janner inquiry: Police chief denies ordering against MP's arrest

Ex-Leicester MP Lord Janner, who died in 2015, had denied child sexual abuse charges.
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Covid test swab snapped off into woman's lung at Leicester hospital

The patient was being treated in Leicester and had a tracheostomy tube, bypassing her mouth.
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Lord Janner inquiry: Officer 'ordered not to arrest MP'

Ex-Leicester MP Lord Janner, who died in 2015, had denied the child sexual abuse charges.
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Leicester textile firms 'involved in money laundering'

Some of the companies involved have supplied Boohoo and Select Fashion, a BBC investigation finds.
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Lord Janner inquiry: Alleged victims felt 'fear and shame'

Lawyers representing alleged victims said the prosecution of the former Leicester MP came "too late".
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Leicester lockdown: 100 days of extra restrictions in city

Family and friends have been prevented from meeting at home in the city since March.
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Claudia Webbe: Leicester MP charged with harassment

Claudia Webbe, the Labour MP for Leicester East, is due to appear in court in November.
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Covid-19: How is Leicester coping with lockdown?

How is Leicester coping with life under the UK's longest-running coronavirus lockdown?
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Leicester City 4-2 Burnley: Foxes fight back to maintain 100% start

Leicester come from behind to maintain their 100% Premier League start against an under-strength Burnley side at the King Power Stadium.
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Carabao Cup fourth-round draw completed before third-round games played

Liverpool could play Leicester or Arsenal in the Carabao Cup fourth round after the draw was completed before the third-round games are played.
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Debutant Castagne nets as Leicester win at West Brom

Timothy Castagne scores on his debut as Leicester comfortably beat newly promoted West Brom in their opening Premier League game.
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Leicester's Diwali lights switch-on event cancelled

The celebration and Christmas events in Leicester are called off due to coronavirus restrictions.
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Leicester lockdown: 'Ordinary people forgotten' as changes made

Residents in the city of Leicester still cannot meet with other households in homes or gardens.
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Sale's Tuilagi to play against former side Leicester for first time

Team news as Leicester host Sale in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Welford Road (15:00 BST).
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Ben Chilwell: Chelsea sign Leicester defender on five-year deal

Chelsea sign England left-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester on a five-year deal.
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Chelsea sign England left-back Chilwell from Leicester

Chelsea sign England left-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester on a five-year deal.
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Model rail enthusiast leaves £132,000 to heritage line

A man from Leicester leaves proceeds from his model rail collection to a Welsh heritage line.
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Cancer patient's marathon runs inspired by dog in pushchair

Verity Conroy, from Leicester, has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer.
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Leicester health trust awards cancer patient's family £100,000

Margaret Burrell, 76, who died in 2019, was deemed to have received "negligent care".
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Coronavirus: 'Bittersweet' relief as Leicester beauty salons reopen

Beauty salons and nail bars can reopen in Leicester but not all treatments can be offered.
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Coronavirus: Local lockdown in Oldham would be 'catastrophic'

The council leader says a Leicester-style lockdown could devastate businesses in the town.
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Coronavirus: Local restrictions eased in Leicester as other regions face potential return to lockdown

Oldham reportedly 48 hours from severe lockdown as Northern Ireland mulls nationwide restrictions
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Leicester lockdown: Beauty salons and nail bars to reopen

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says restrictions on gatherings in homes and gardens remain in place.
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Councillor Ruma Ali apologises for holding barbecue during lockdown

Ruma Ali is facing calls to resign following the family event, which broke the rules in Leicester.
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Coronavirus: Former patients in Leicester urged to donate plasma

Hospital patients are now being treated with plasma from people who have recovered from coronavirus.
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Leicester's pubs and restaurants set for reopening weekend

People in Leicester are free to enjoy themselves after the local lookdown but told be "responsible".
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Mum and daughter with cancer reunited after Leicester lockdown

Marian Thomas, 85, had not seen Michelle Teale since March due to Leicester's local lockdown.
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Coronavirus: 'Relief' for Leicester businesses out of lockdown

"We are already one month behind," said the owner of a restaurant in Leicester.
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'What a way to run a country': Leicester mayor attacks government's delayed decision on lifting lockdown

Review of restrictions imposed on Midlands city at end of June was due today
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Coronavirus: Oldham brings in tougher lockdown restrictions after spike in cases

Measures aimed at avoiding local lockdown as seen in Leicester
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Man Utd win to qualify for Champions League at Leicester's expense

Manchester United defeat Leicester 2-0 to secure a top-four finish and a place in next season's Champions League.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer calls for one final big performance as Leicester await

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Coronavirus: Reopening shops during Leicester lockdown 'pointless'

Some Leicester shop owners decide it is not worth reopening as customers avoid non-essential travel.
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Leicester businesses sue government over lockdown 'mishandling'

They say the situation may have left a "stigma" over the city.
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Coronavirus: Leicester textile firms face enforcement action after safety breaches

About 25% of factories inspected have committed "health and safety breaches" since lockdown.
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