- The skeleton had suffered severe trauma to the skull and had metal arrow in its back
- It had a curved spine, consistent with accounts of Richard III's appearance
- The remains were found in the area where the king was recorded to have been buried after his death at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
- DNA taken from the skeleton has been analysed and compared with that of Michael Ibsen, a descendant of Richard III's family.
- Radiocarbon tests and genealogical studies have taken place
The University of Leicester has released an image of the first full picture of the uncovered skeleton thought to be Richard III, ahead a news conference this morning to confirm whether or not the remains belong to the late king.
The University of Leicester have announced the discovery of human remains in the Abbey where it is believed that Richard III was buried, more details of the find will be announced later today.
Police are appealing for witnesses after disorder on Guildhall Street in Lincoln as rival Lincoln City and Leicester City supporters clashed using chairs and tables as weapons. Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Lincolnshire Police.
A friendly fixture between Lincoln and Leicester was cancelled on Saturday because the police had received reports that there could be people travelling to the city to cause disorder.
Despite the fixture being cancelled, two large groups of known trouble makers were present in the city from Lincoln and Leicester. Police dealt with an incident of disorder on Guildhall Street when rival supporters clashed. Chairs and tables were used during the fight which broke out.
Two men from Leicester were arrested for Public Order offences. Throughout the day a total of seven dispersal notices were issued to men from both Lincoln and Leicester, instructing them to leave the city centre.