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Coronavirus: Leicester ‘could be locked down’ says home secretary

The city of Leicester may be facing a localised lockdown after a rise in coronavirus cases, Home Secretary Priti Patel has confirmed. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, she said it was “correct” that the government was considering the move, reported in The Sunday Times. About 25% of Leicester’s 2,494 confirmed Covid-19 cases were… Read More »

ECB’s Lagarde says we’ve probably passed the worst of the coronavirus crisis

Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, believes the world may be past the worst of the coronavirus crisis but said a return to the status quo is unlikely. Speaking during the online Northern Light Summit on Friday, she said: “We probably have passed the lowest point and I say that with some… Read More »