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Foo Fighters back 2 weeks after Dave Grohl breaks leg

The Foo Fighters are to start touring again, a scant two weeks after lead singer Dave Grohl fell off stage in Sweden and broke his leg.

Grohl famously played on through the pain, with a paramedic crouched in front of him holding his leg in place until a cast could arrive from hospital - but the band were forced to cancel European tour dates - including a headline slot at Glastonbury - on doctor's orders.

Dave Grohl plays through the pain Credit: Reddit/Schnaps

Now, however, the band has announced that they'll be back on the horse from 4 July, when they'll play a show in Washington DC. In total, they'll play 36 shows across the US and Canada - a punishing schedule for a man snapped his fibula "like an old pair of take out chopsticks".


Joni Mitchell expected to make 'full recovery' after aneuryism

Singer Joni Mitchell is expected to make a full recovery from the aneurysm she suffered in March, a friend has said.

Joni Mitchell is 'getting better each day' Credit: Reuters

In the first significant update on Mitchell's health in the months since an ambulance was sent to her Los Angeles house to take her to hospital a statement on the singer's website said:

Joni did in fact suffer an aneurysm. However, details that have emerged in the past few days are mostly speculative.

"The truth is that Joni is speaking, and she's speaking well. She is not walking yet, but she will be in the near future as she is undergoing daily therapies. She is resting comfortably in her own home and she's getting better each day. A full recovery is expected


Mitchell is a member of the rock Hall-of-Fame who has won eight Grammy Awards.

Top Gear trio thank fans as final show is broadcast

James May and Richard Hammond signed off with the final edition of Top Gear on Sunday but without former co-presenter Jeremy Clarkson.

Three men looking for new roles Credit: Ellis O'Brien/BBC/PA Wire

Clarkson's absence didn't go unnoticed though; in the background was the "elephant in the room", a 10ft plastic replica elephant from a Hull design company which the show's makers borrowed, called Jeremy.

All three presenters featured in the pre-recorded show with Clarkson aptly commenting: "I hate working on Top Gear."

However, after the show each of the three presenters have their reaction to the show's finale on twitter.

However, James May had clearly already moved on and only tweeted to remind his followers that the show was on whilst enjoying the AC/DC concert at Wembley Stadium.

The show will return with new host, Chris Evans, next year.


McKellen and Jacobi celebrate US marriage equality

Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi have celebrated same-sex marriage becoming legal across the US with confetti and Queen in a Vine video.

The actors, who star as a couple in the ITV sitcom Vicious, wore Stonewall Inn T-shirts as Sir Derek made a faux marriage proposal to the sound of Queen's We Are The Champions.

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