Leicester MP says Richard III will remain in the city

MP for Leicester South, Jon Ashworth, has confidently stated that the remains of King Richard III will be buried in Leicester Cathedral, instead of York, where its MPs are campaigning to have him buried.

Jon Ashworth MP says he's pleased with today's outcome and welcomes York to 'come and visit' when the medieval king in reinterred.


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.