The annual Caribbean Carnival left Victoria Park just after 1pm this afternoon and is making its way down London Road into the city centre.
Leicester Caribbean Carnival is now in its 27th year, featuring a renowned procession in which people young and old dress up in costumes.
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Dry overnight. Unsettled through rest of the week.
Dry tonight with some patchy fog forming. Showers developing Tuesday.
Janet Ajao said in a statement: "I do not condone his actions nor support the beliefs he held that led to him committing this atrocity."