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Suffolk singer to play solo at Wembley

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran to play solo gig at Wembley Credit: PA

The Suffolk born singer Ed Sheeran has reached a huge new stage in his career - by announcing his first headline stadium show at Wembley.

Solo performers rarely play the huge outdoor stadium and his performance for an 80,000 crowd next year will be the only venue he plays in Europe for 2015.

The singer from Framlingham, will headline Wembley Stadium on July 10th. He already has some experience of the venue, having appeared down the bill for the Capital Summertime Ball in June.

I've made no secret recently of my ambition to play Wembley Stadium on my own in front of 80,000 people, so I am absolutely over the moon to be able to announce it's going to happen next summer. It's going to be amazing, I just can't wait."

– Ed Sheeran

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'The Imitation Game': Film based on the life of Alan Turing hits the big screen

A film based on the life of former Bletchley Park codebreaker Alan Turing will be released in cinemas across the country today.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the 'The Imitation Game' as the brilliant mathematician who played a key role in cracking the Nazi's Enigma code during the second world war.

Keira Knightley also features in the movie.


Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran to feature in new Band Aid single

Ed Sheeran will feature in the new Band Aid single. Credit: PA

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran and Cambridgeshire singer Sam Smith will both feature in a new Band Aid single, Sir Bob Geldof has announced.

A fresh version of the hit 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' will be released to mark 30 years since the first Band Aid hit.

Sam Smith will also take part. Credit: PA

At a press conference today, Geldof called the project the "worst kept secret of the year."

All proceeds of the single will go towards fighting the Ebola outbreak, and the lyrics of the song will be changed to reflect this.

The likes of One Direction and Adele will also star on the track, which will be recorded on Saturday 15 November.

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