Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has offered a tribute to Joe Cocker, who has passed away at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer.
Glasgow Archbishop Philip Tartaglia said his "heart broke" for those caught up in the incident.
Sony Music have released a statement on Joe Cocker's death at the age of 70.
The statement added that Mr. Cocker is survived by wife Pam, of Crawford; his brother Victor of Norfolk, England; his step-daughter, Zoey Schroeder and two grandchildren, Eva & Simon Schroeder.
Footage taken in the immediate aftermath of the bin lorry crash in Glasgow's George Square today captures the screams and shouts of terrified shoppers at the scene.
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Joe Cocker, who has passed away aged 70, was renowned for his "unique voice and passionate delivery", according to the singer's official website.
He had recorded no fewer than 23 studio albums, the last of which was 'Fire It Up' in 2012.
He had also set up a charitable foundation, the Cocker Kids Foundation in Colorado, aimed at "fostering accountability and responsibility in youth".
Singer Joe Cocker has died aged 70, his management team has confirmed to ITV News.
Born John Robert Cocker on 20 May 1944 in Sheffield, he died today after a battle with lung cancer.
He lived in Sheffield until his early 20s. His international success as a blues/rock singer began in 1964. Joe created 40 albums and toured extensively around the globe.
He received a Grammy in 1983 for 'Up Where We Belong,' a duet with Jennifer Warnes and in 2007 received an OBE for his contribution to music. He is best known for songs like 'You are So Beautiful,' 'With a Little Help from my Friends,' and 'Unchain My Heart'.
Two men have been charged with the murder of Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle, Mersey-Cheshire Crown Prosecution Service said.
The 36-year-old was attacked when he was off-duty in Liverpool city centre in the early hours of Friday morning during a Christmas night out with colleagues.
Andrew Taylor, 28, of Cherry Tree Road, Huyton, and Christopher Spendlove, 30, of Brandearth Hey, Stockbridge Village, will appear at Liverpool Crown Court tomorrow.
Six people have been confirmed dead after a bin lorry careered through streets packed with Christmas shoppers in Glasgow's George Square, Police Scotland said.
Staffordshire Police said that a man who died after he was shot with a taser became "unresponsive" when he was taken back to a vehicle.
Officers, who were responding to reports of a burglary, said the occupants were not at home at the time, but police found a man inside. After a taser was discharged, the man became "unresponsive". Despite treatment by paramedics he died, police said. A detailed investigation is under way at the scene, which remains under a police cordon.
Police Superintendent Stewart Carle told ITV News that police will remain at the scene of the bin lorry crash in Glasgow's George Square "for many hours throughout the night as we investigate the scene and eventually recover the dead."
He said that at least seven people have been seriously injured in the crash, but that number may rise.