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Leicester's multi-million pound cancer research centre

A new multi-million pound centre has opened in Leicester to find new ways of preventing and treating cancer.

The unit is the latest in a chain of research centres around the country run by the charity Cancer Research UK - this is the first in the Midlands. Peter Bearne reports.


Race for Life in Nottingham

Runners from a previous Race for Live run Credit: PA

Hundreds of runners are expected to gather in Nottingham today for Cancer Research's Race for Life.

The Race for Life is a women-only series of events which raises money for research to help men, women and children across the UK survive cancer.

The 5k race begins at Nottingham's Victoria Embankment at 10:30am.