Richard III Open Day in Leicester

The University of Leicester is today holding a Richard III Open Day. Experts who discovered the Kings remains will be in attendance to share experiences of their findings.

Two of the departments behind the search for Richard III - the Department of Genetics and School of Archaeology and Ancient History - will also be open to the public.

Earlier this month, designs for a new Richard III visitor centre were unveiled.

The remains of King Richard III were found under a car park in Leicester Credit: PA


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.