Scientists at the University of Leicester plan to map Richard III's entire genome to reveal more personal details about him.
Artwork detailing Richard III’s death is to be unveiled in Leicester’s Cathedral Gardens in Spring.
Leicester will campaign to have the remains of King Richard III reburied in the city's cathedral, at the High Court in London.
The archaeologists who unearthed and identified the remains of King Richard III under a Leicester city-centre car park, have written a book about the events surrounding the excavation.
Richard Buckley and Matthew Morris made the discovery after joining forces with Leicester County Council, and the book, entitled 'The King Under The Car Park', is set to tell the full story.
From the events leading to his death, right up to how they identified his skeletal remains, Matthew says: "The book reads like a detective story because it all happened like a detective story".
A £1.3million project to reinter the remains of King Richard III - which were dug up from beneath a Leicester council car park - has been put on hold by church officials.
The city's cathedral had submitted plans to have the monarch's remains reinterred in a special tomb by the end of next summer.
But the Cathedral Fabrics Commission for England has deferred its decision, throwing the timetable into doubt.
The cathedral say the commission has requested more information on "key aspects" of the scheme before it could respond.
Work on transforming Leicester's Cathedral Quarter begins today. The two and a half million pound project includes new gardens as well as the pedestrianisation of the Cathedral's surroundings to create a link to the under-construction Richard the third visitor centre.
Five short-listed designs for a King Richard III artwork have gone on display at Bosworth Battlefield visitor centre.
Five of the shortlisted designs for a King Richard III artwork have gone on show in Leicestershire.
A panel of judges will pick the winning sculpture, which will then go on show in the gardens of Leicester Cathedral.
Leicestershire County Council is commissioning the artwork as part of a £250,000 contribution to the redevelopment of Leicester Cathedral's gardens.
The designs are currently on show at the Bosworth Battlefield visitor centre.
Three MPs from Leicestershire and Loughborough have handed in a petition with 40,000 signatures calling for Richard III's bones to be kept in Leicester.
An online petition to keep the remains of Richard III in Leicester will be officially handed in at 10 Downing Street this afternoon, following a six-week campaign which gained over 34,000 signatures.
The declarations of support will be presented by county MPs, who have backed Leicester Cathedral as the final resting place for the last Plantagenet King.
An e-petition campaigning for the monarch's reburial in York also closed last month, with the final number of signatures standing at 31,340.
An online petition to have the remains of Richard III re-buried in Leicester has closed, with the final figure standing at 34,322.
The petition will now be handed in to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
The petition was set up after a row broke out regarding the location of the reinterment of the last Plantagenet King. Some people believe Richard III should be reburied in York, nearer to the remains of his son. Others want him reburied in Leicester Cathedral.
An e-petition campaigning for his reburial in York also began. It closed last month, with the number of signatures standing at 31,340.
An online petition for the body of Richard III to be laid to rest in Leicester is due to close this afternoon.
So far, more than 34,000 people have signed the document calling for the last Plantagenet King to be re-interred in the city, where he was originally buried.
Once closed, the petition will be submitted to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Screenwriter and author, Philippa Langley, has confirmed she is involved with talks over a potential Hollywood film about King Richard III, and she wants Leicestershire actor Richard Armitage to play the leading role.
Speaking at the launch of her new book on the last Plantagenet King, she picks out the Spooks and Hobbit star as her choice to play Richard III, but does not know if it he wants to take on the part.