Richard Smith, from the Leicester Branch of the Richard III Society, believes the spotlight put on Leicester's history since Richard III's discovery, has led to much more interest in the Battle of Bosworth re-enactment that took place this weekend.
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After a fine evening with some late sunshine to the end the day, a largely dry and fairly warm night will follow with clear spells.
Any remaining showers will fade, to leave it dry overnight.
There are reports that 15 people have been injured in a bus crash in France. The coach was taking a school group to Italy.