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As the project to understand Richard III's entire genetic makeup begins, Dr Turi King talks about the history, archaeology and science behind the tests.
"Hugely important" genome sequencing will reveal more about Richard III and have a "profound impact" on our understanding of disease and heredity, say scientists.
A year after DNA tests confirmed the body of Richard III had been found, Leicester Cathedral and the descendents of the King have launched campaigning websites.
An archaeology lover and food extraordinaire is offering chutneys, jams, dressings and relishes, emblazoned with Richard III's boar and handpicked from around Leicestershire.
Award-winning composer Andrew Williams' new installation at the University of Leicester's arts centre examines sound, space and the challenges facing humanity.
A two-day costumed spectacular, Return of the Garrison, will reunite many of the cast of the original Star Wars film at the National Space Centre in Leicester.
Faecal contamination allowed parasites to hatch, migrate through Richard III's body, mature in his lungs and grow once re-swallowed, say experts examining his intestines.
One of the archaeologists on the now-famous Richard III dig talks about the "awesome experience" of excavating the Grey Friars site.
Concluding with a month-long dig including the discovery of a coffin thought to contain a Medieval knight, the Leicester team who found Richard III have locked the gates.
Visitors to Leicester could be given the chance to search for aliens via a telescope in outer space if a $2 million campaign to send a public telescope into orbit succeeds.
From a Bank Holiday party in Cambridge to the inspiring Museums at Night and the opening of the £27 million Mary Rose Museum, here are our history highlights this month.
Following the major exhibition of the influential photographer's work in Leicester earlier this year, 150 August Sanders-inspired photos come courtesy of students and the public.
Following the discovery of Richard III's body, an exhibition looking at the evidence and methods behind the search - including a recreation of his skull - is proving popular.
As the University of Leicester confirms the discovery of the body of Richard III, one of the experts involved in the project explains more about the king's violent death at the Battle of Bosworth.
Having matched DNA from the skeleton with descendents of Richard III, experts say they have proved "beyond reasonable doubt" that the skeleton is that of the King.