US superstar Justin Timberlake and The Killers are to headline this year's V Festival, staged in Chelmsford.
Other big name acts lined up over the weekend for the twin-site event include Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Lily Allen and Elbow.
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A new flag of Northamptonshire has been raised at County Hall in Northampton this morning, the design chosen via a public vote.
Police Chief Constable Colette Paul has raised over £300 in memory of former colleague.
A misty start in places then a mainly sunny day with all parts expected to remain dry.