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Leicester mayor welcomes spotlight on 'proud city'

Leicester mayor Peter Soulsby said people would want to know aboput the city 'where this amazing team comes from' Credit: ITV News

Leicester's mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has welcomed his team's Premier League win, saying it will bring renewed interest to what is "probably the most diverse city anywhere in Europe".

"People will want to know about the city where this amazing team comes from," he told ITV News.

"It's an opportunity for us to tell them about our very proud city."


Sir Philip Green agrees to appear before MPs

Sir Philip Green Credit: Reuters

Sir Philip Green has agreed to appear before MPs to answer questions about the collapse of BHS.

ITV News Business Editor Joel Hills tweeted:

Sir Philip was called to appear before a cross-party committee of MPs to face questions over the collapse of retailer BHS.

Around 11,000 jobs are at risk after the high street chain went into administration.

Excalibur Steel confirm they aim to buy Tata Steel

The Excalibur Steel consortium has confirmed that they are hoping to secure a management buyout of Tata Steel's UK assets.

Earlier, Liberty House confirmed it will put in a bid to buy the assets.

The deadline for potential buyers to come forward is tonight.


Leicester primary school pupils celebrate City win

Pupils at Glen Hills primary school have cheered Leicester City's Premier League win from their school playground, chanting and waving the team's distinctive blue scarves.

ITV News correspondent Ben Chapman caught the scene:

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