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Prince's secret Camden gig

US singer Prince on stage at the Electric Ballroom in Camden. Credit: Ryan Hooper/PA Wire

US singer Prince delighted fans by performing at a surprise gig in Camden last night.

He took to the stage of the Electric Ballroom in Camden, north London, late last night backed by his new 3RDEYEGIRL band.

Rumours of the gig had begun circulating on Twitter, with some fans fortunate enough to get tickets.

Kinks reunion on the cards?

The Kinks performing in 1965. Credit: PA/ Barratts/S&G Barratts/EMPICS Archive

The Kinks, were who formed in Muswell Hill, north London, are pondering a reunion to mark a half-century milestone for the band.

The group'sfrontman and chief songwriter Ray Davies said the reunion was as "close asit's ever been to happening".

The 69-year-old, his guitarist younger brother Dave and original drummer Mick Avory all told Uncut magazine they are keen to get back together for the 50th anniversary of their debut release this year.


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Professor Green arrested on suspicion of drink driving

The rapper Professor Green was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of drink driving after police were called to reports of a robbery

Officers called to the scene of the suspected mugging in south London at about 2.40am and found his Mercedes had been in a crash with a van.

Professor Green performs at the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Credit: John Rahim/EMPICS Entertainment

No-one was injured but the star, real name Stephen Manderson, was arrested and questioned at a police station where he was bailed to return later this month.

A Scotland Yard spokeswoman said: "Inquiries into the circumstances of the robbery and collision are ongoing."

Green was due to play 12 dates in November but has said recuperating from a recent car accident has not left him with time to work on his new album.

Rave your way into the morning

How do you like to kick start your morning? Coffee? Gym?

Welll, now there's a new way of easing into your day and it's a becoming a big hit with Londoners.

Clubbing group Morning Glory are inviting commuters to wake up with dance and music at the Village Underground in Shoreditch.

Coffee and smoothies only at this event. They also offer free massages. The next one is on the 11th December.

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Carnaby Street pays tribute to its musical heritage

The 'Carnaby Echoes' project celebrates decades of music around Carnaby Street Credit: PA

A musical exhibition celebrating 10 decades of music in and around Caranby Street opens to the public today.

The 'Carnaby Echoes' project uncovers layers of hidden music heritage ranging from one of the first Jazz Clubs in London opening in 1913 to and Kayne West and John Legend at Deal Real record shop in 2004.

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