'The search for Richard III was a thrilling prospect'

Richard Taylor, Deputy Registra at the University of Leicester describes how the search for King Richard III was a 'thrilling prospect'.

He also described the significance of the use of DNA in proving the skeleton was that of King Richard III and how the university gave the world DNA finger printing.


Judicial review for Richard III's final resting place

A group of relatives of King Richard III, whose body was unearthed from a council car park last year, have won the right to bring High Court proceedings to challenge a plan to rebury his remains in Leicester.