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Grazia Local: Leicester Blogger Stephanie Of FAIIINT Shares Her City's Best Bits | Grazia Fashion

Grazia Local: Leicester Blogger Stephanie Of FAIIINT Shares Her City's Best Bits | Grazia Fashion | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Today's ambassador is Leicester blogger Stephanie Brown of FAIIINT. She's let us in on the top spots to visit in her city. Scroll through for her picks...
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U2's Bono and The Edge in Leicester for opening of Curve production of Finding Neverland

U2's Bono and The Edge in Leicester for opening of Curve production of Finding Neverland | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Surprise celebrities added their applause to a rapturous standing ovation for the world premiere of Finding Neverland.
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Richard III's remains 'found under car park'

Richard III's remains 'found under car park' | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Archaeologists hunting for the remains of King Richard III may have made a crucial breakthrough – after finding human remains in the ruins of a medieval friary underneath a modern-day car park.
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Richard III's remains could lie under Leicester car park, archaeologists say

Richard III's remains could lie under Leicester car park, archaeologists say | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Archaeologists are hoping to find the lost grave of King Richard III under a Leicester car park, which they believe was once the site of a church where the medieval monarch was buried more than 500 years ago.
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Harvey Weinstein praises Leicester Curve over musical

Harvey Weinstein praises Leicester Curve over musical | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
A Hollywood producer said he chose Leicester's Curve theatre to premiere his latest musical because of the staff, audiences and facilities...
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Leicester scientists join Jupiter mission

Leicester scientists join Jupiter mission | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Scientists from the University of Leicester are to play a key role in a £812 million (one billion euro) space mission to explore the icy moons of Jupiter.
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Archbishop Tutu praises 'iconic' Leicester — University of ...

Archbishop Tutu praises 'iconic' Leicester — University of ... | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Archbishop Desmond Tutu was honoured with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Leicester.
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Leicester heart patient blood test 'could save lives'

Leicester heart patient blood test 'could save lives' | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
A new blood test developed in Leicester could save lives and the NHS millions of pounds, it has been claimed...
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The Queen will start Diamond Jubilee tour in Leicester

The Queen will start Diamond Jubilee tour in Leicester | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Leicester will have the honour of welcoming the Queen on the first date of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the UK...
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Breakthrough in kidney transplant 'could cut waiting list'

Breakthrough in kidney transplant 'could cut waiting list' | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Flooding donor kidneys with blood before transplants improves success rates and could cut the waiting list by 10 per cent, British doctors have found in world first research.
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Obama the Mamba, Curve, Leicester, review - Telegraph

Obama the Mamba, Curve, Leicester, review - Telegraph | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Leicester’s Curve is proving quite a stop-off at the moment. Last week it played host to Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, unveiling Finding Neverland. This week, in a timely fashion, it has thrown open its doors to Obama.
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Harvey Weinstein stages Finding Neverland in Leicester

Harvey Weinstein stages Finding Neverland in Leicester | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein masterminded the success of films including Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare In Love, The King's Speech and The Artist.
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Resting in Pieces: Is Richard III Buried Under a Parking Lot? | NewsFeed | TIME.com

Resting in Pieces: Is Richard III Buried Under a Parking Lot? | NewsFeed | TIME.com | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Serving as monarch does not always ensure a proper burial. That’s a lesson that a British archaeological team is learning the hands-on way.
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BBC News - Heart failure implant operation trialled in UK

BBC News - Heart failure implant operation trialled in UK | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
A pioneering operation in Leicester to fit a nerve-stimulating implant in a patient with heart failure is due to finish later.
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Leicester scientists to land spacecraft on Mars

Leicester scientists to land spacecraft on Mars | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
The University of Leicester is involved in a NASA project which is hoping to land a spacecraft on Mars.
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University of Leicester to get £2m 'supercomputer'

University of Leicester to get £2m 'supercomputer' | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
A new £2m supercomputer which will help scientists study the universe has got the go-ahead after funding was awarded to the University of Leicester.
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Search for a signature dish begins

Search for a signature dish begins | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
Yorkshire has its puddings, Lancashire its hot pots, and Lincolnshire its sausages – and now a search has been launched to find a dish to represent the best of Leicestershire food.
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More bums on saddles: why Britain's cycling clubs are thriving

More bums on saddles: why Britain's cycling clubs are thriving | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
A growing number of clubs are challenging the elitist stereotype and welcoming riders of all abilities...
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New satellites battle pollution 'ghosts'

New satellites battle pollution 'ghosts' | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
They call it battling ghosts: The incredibly tricky task of using satellites to track the invisible airborne pollutants that determine the air quality and health of our major cities.
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Duchess of Cambridge to join Queen at start of UK tour

Duchess of Cambridge to join Queen at start of UK tour | Leicester On The Map | Scoop.it
The Queen, Duchess and the Duke of Edinburgh will travel to Leicester by train next Thursday where they will meet local faith and charity representatives.
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