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Craig David to headline Rochester Castle concerts

Craig David at this year's Brit Awards Credit: PA

Brit Award nominee Craig David is to headline this year's summer concerts at Rochester Castle in Kent. He'll play under the stars to an intimate audience of just a few thousand at the event in July.

"I'm really looking forward to playing at Rochester Castle, there's always something special about playing outside in the English summer!"

– Craig David


George Michael died from natural causes - there will be no inquest

A post mortem examination has revealed that George Michael died from natural causes.

The 53-year-old singer was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames - on Christmas Day. The original post mortem was inconclusive - but the coroner confirmed the investigation has finished - and there will NOT be an inquest.

Well our reporter Mel Bloor reports from outside his home in Goring.

Girl 'tortured' by her need to use social media

Many of us have social media accounts - from Facebook, to Twitter, to Instagram. But if you've got teenage children or grandchildren, the chances are they're using Snapchat.

It's now the most popular social media network for young people. But now a feature called 'streaks' is being criticised for creating a competitive need for regular messaging.

The father of one teenage girl says his daughter is being 'tortured' by her addiction to social media. Ashna Hurynag reports

George Michael died from natural causes

George Michael died from natural causes. The singer, who lived at Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, passed away on Christmas Day.

Inquiries into the death have been concluded Credit: PA

Inquiries into the death of George Michael have been concluded and the final post-mortem report received. As there is a confirmed natural cause of death, being dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver, the investigation is being discontinued and there is no need for an inquest or any further enquiries. No further updates will be provided and the family requests the media and public respect their privacy.

– senior coroner Darren Salter

Michael, who rose to fame as the frontman of Wham! and had chart-topping hits including Last Christmas and Freedom, suffered health scares and fought drug addiction for years.

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle. It becomes stretched and thin, which affects how blood is able to pump around the body.

In some cases, it is an inherited condition. Otherwise, it is caused by things such as viral infections, uncontrolled high blood pressure, problems with the heart valves or excessive drinking.

Myocarditis is inflammation in or around the heart and is usually caused by a viral, bacterial or fungal infection.

Symptoms include pain or tightness in the chest which can spread to other parts of the body.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is caused by a build-up of fat in the liver and is usually seen in people who are overweight or obese.

A different type of fatty liver disease is caused by excessive drinking and is known as alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Michael's former partner Kenny Goss has previously said he believed the pop superstar's body "just gave up".


'Right Said Fred' and their new single with a twist

The Sussex band 'Right Said Fred' have been talking to ITV Meridian about life 25 years after releasing the worldwide hit 'I'm Too Sexy'.

They've just released a new song called 'Sweet Treats' and are involved in a campaign to help raise funds for the homeless charity Crisis. Here's what happened when 'Right Said Fred' met Fred and Stacey.

Right Said Fred will be appearing at various locations around the region including the Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire on 9th July and Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset on 30 July.

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