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Beyonce covers classic Winehouse track

International superstar Beyonce has covered Camden girl Amy Winehouse's iconic Back To Black track for new film, The Great Gatsby.

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Winehouse inquest to be reheard today

Amy Winehouse was found dead in July 2011.

The inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse is due to be reheard today.

The Back To Black star was found dead at her north London home in July 2011, aged 27.

The move comes after an investigation found Suzanne Greenaway, who oversaw the inquest into Winehouse's death, did not have the correct qualifications for the role.

The new hearing is due to take place today at St Pancras Coroner's Court in London.

Ms Greenaway recorded a verdict of misadventure at the original hearing in October 2011.

Music stars attend tribute ball for Amy Winehouse

A host of music stars paid tribute to Amy Winehouse tonight as they gathered in her memory to raise money for disadvantaged young people.

Mark Ronson, who produced Winehouse's Back to Black album, arrives at the Ball. Credit: PA

Family and friends of the late singer, including producer Mark Ronson and singer Tyler James, attended the Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in central London.

Barbara Windsor arrives at the Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in London. Credit: PA

The event at The Dorchester hotel was staged to raise money for the foundation's work, which helps young people struggling with issues such as homelessness and drug and alcohol misuse.

Mitch Winehouse, Amy's dad, arrives at the Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in London. Credit: PA

Speaking at the event, Amy's father Mitch Winehouse said early intervention was key to preventing young people falling into alcohol and drug problems which blighted his daughter's later life.

"We need to do as much as we can to raise as much money as we can for disadvantaged young people," he said.


Amy Winehouse's ex Blake Fielder-Civil 'in drug collapse'

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil is fighting for his life after collapsing following an apparent drink and drug binge, his girlfriend has revealed.

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Blake Fielder-Civil with the late Amy Winehouse Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive

Blake Fielder-Civil, 30, was found choking in bed by his partner Sarah Aspin last Friday before being rushed to hospital with multiple organ failure, reports the Sun.

The recovering drug addict had gone out drinking with a friend the previous day and Ms Aspin, who is mother to his 15-month-old son, said she believed he might have taken an illicit substance.

Fielder-Civil was put into an induced coma and is on a life support machine in hospital in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

Ms Aspin, 34, who met Winehouse's former lover in rehab three years ago, said: "I'm praying he'll survive, but I'm having to prepare myself that he may never wake up."


Amy Winehouse's home goes on the market for £2.7 million

Amy Winehouse's London home where the singer was found dead has been put on the market by her family for £2.7 million.

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The home where Amy Winehouse lived has been put on the market. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A family spokesman said: ‘’The Winehouses have decided to put the house on the market, with great regret. Any loved that house but none of the family felt it appropriate that they should live in it.

"It was not practical to keep it empty while paying for its upkeep. It is a wonderful place and will be a happy family home for someone.’’

Amy Winehouse 'speaks to father through psychic'

Mitch Winehouse has told fans of his daughter that he has spoken to her through a psychic.

Mr Winehouse said he communicated with Amy, who died last year, on Tuesday. He said: "she is fully behind everything that we're doing and she's up in heaven waving her magic wand".

Mitch Winehouse was speaking at an event in New York to launch the US version of Amy's charitable foundation
Mitch Winehouse was speaking at an event in New York to launch the US version of Amy's charitable foundation Credit: Press Association

Amy Winehouse left family £3 million

Amy Winehouse surrounded by cameras in 2008.
Amy Winehouse surrounded by cameras in 2008. Credit: Reuters

Amy Winehouse left almost £3 million to her family following her death last year.

The singer left gross assets of £4,257,580 when she died last July; after debts and tax were paid this total went to £2,944,554.

The 27-year-old had not made a will and all so the money went to her estate.

He father is the Mitch is the administrator of her estate; her former husband Blake Fielder-Civil did not receive any money.

Amy Winehouse foundation establishes scholarship

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Amy Winehouse foundation will provide a scholarship to the Sylvia Young Theatre School Credit: ITV News

The Amy Winehouse Foundation, set up after the singer's death last year aged 27, will fund a scholarship at the Sylvia Young theatre school. Winehouse was 13 when she auditioned for the theatre school which was "blown away" by her version of "On the Sunny Side of the Street."

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