Thursday, 21 October 2021

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UK may impose lockdown on Leicester due to rising cases

LONDON: The English Midlands city of Leicester could face a local lockdown due to a rise in coronavirus cases, the UK’s Home Secretary Priti Patel said. “There will be support going into Leicester and in fact the health secretary (Matt Hancock) was in touch with many of us over the ...

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PSL4: Visiting Pakistan has been great, says Samit Patel

KARACHI: Indian players may not be part of Twenty20 leagues around the world, but there are a lucky few who are of the Indian origin and playing in the HBL Pakistan Super League. Samit Rohit Patel is one of them. Patel, though born in Leicester, has roots in India and ...

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Leicester: Indian-origin man jailed for burqa-clad robbery

LONDON: An Indian-origin robber who dressed up in a burqa to steal from a jewellery store while threatening a shop worker with a knife in the city of Leicester has been jailed for over four years behind bars. Imtiaz Patel, 42, had pleaded guilty to the knife-point robbery and possession ...

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Helicopter crashes near Leicester football stadium

LONDON/LEICESTER: A helicopter crashed near the football stadium in the central UK city of Leicester, police said. Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board the chopper that crashed outside the club’s stadium. The helicopter crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday ...

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Leicester artist’ jailed for Abducting 2 Girls

LEICESTER: Charnjit Singh, aged 28, of Belgrave, Leicester, was jailed for over two years on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Leicester Crown Court for abducting two girls. It was heard that Singh, also known as Mike Singh, befriended the two girls, aged 11 and 13, through Instagram. The eldest girl ...

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Four dead after blast destroys shop and home in Leicester

LEICESTER: At least four people were killed and four more injured when a blast destroyed a convenience store and a home in the central English city of Leicester on Sunday, British police said. “There are four confirmed fatalities at this stage and a number of people still undergoing treatment in ...

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