What would Richard III have sounded like?

A medieval language expert believes King Richard III may have had a Brummie accent.

Dr Philip Shaw, from the University of Leicester's School of English, used two letters to piece together what the monarch would have sounded like.

Click here to listen to his findings:


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.