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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A good deal of cloud but for many a dry day.
Bright morning across southern parts, after a chilly start, but thicker cloud in the northwest will push southeast during afternoon.
Dry with clear spells this evening, allowing temperatures to quickly fall close to freezing.