The University of Leicester have announced the discovery of human remains in the Abbey where it is believed that Richard III was buried, more details of the find will be announced later today.
What we have uncovered is truly remarkable and today we will be announcing to the world that the search for King Richard III has taken a dramatic new turn.
This discovery adds a whole new dimension to a search which has already far exceeded our expectations. This is exciting news and I know that people across the world will be waiting to hear more about the University's find.
Scientists confirmed today that ancient remains found in a Leicester car park belong to Richard III, the country's last Plantagenet king.
Scientists at the University of Leicester will today announce if remains found in Leicester were those of King Richard III.