Leicester already has a great reputation as a sporting city, and it is a real privilege to take part in hosting the Rugby World Cup 2015.
This hugely-popular event will also be a major boost to the city's economy, bringing in thousands of visiting fans from across the globe.
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Labour remains in control but lost two seats to the Conservatives.
Labour have lost Dudley to No Overall Control. It had been seen as a vulnerable council for the party.
Labour maintain a majority of a single seat.