3:31 am, Fri 14 Jun 2013
Mumford & Sons bassist out of hospital
Mumford & Sons bass player Ted Dwane has been discharged from hospital, the band have announced.
Dwane required surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain earlier this week.
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has been discharged following surgery.
The band posted on
Facebook: "It is with great joy that we can announce that Ted has been discharged from hospital and is on the road to a full recovery.
"The surgery went well, and the excellent medical team helping him are very pleased with his progress. He has been nothing short of heroic in how he has handled the whole ordeal."
The band have cancelled the remainder of their US shows but are due to headline Glastonbury at the end of the month.
9:18 pm, Wed 05 Jun 2013 PM in The Smiths admission
Cameron stakes a claim to Mumford And Sons US success
David Cameron also claimed to have played a part in the success of Mumford And Sons in the United States after getting them on the bill for a White House reception. He said:
"When Barack Obama said 'we're going to have a bit of a party for you at the White House when you visit, who do you want to be playing there?'.
"I said 'well there's this small band that I'm quite keen on and my wife's quite keen on - I'm not sure you will have heard of them - they're called Mumford And Sons'. And if only I had accepted a percentage, I'd be a lot better off."
Mumford and Sons play at the state dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama
Credit: Press Association
8:59 pm, Wed 20 Feb 2013 Emeli Sande wins two big Brits
Mumford & Sons 'weren't expecting' best group win
After Mumford & Sons picked up the prize for best British group at the Brit Awards, frontman Marcus Mumford said:
Thanks very much indeed. We weren't expecting that. I don't think we've really taken the opportunity to thank people who have come to our gigs.
"We were in a group with Muse and One Direction, so it's a surprise.
8:26 pm, Wed 20 Feb 2013 Emeli Sande wins two big Brits
Mumford & Sons win best British group at the Brits
Mumford & Sons has won best British group at the 2013 Brits Awards.
Mumford & Sons
Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images
6:12 pm, Wed 20 Feb 2013 Emeli Sande wins two big Brits
Mumford & Sons: Brits are fun but 'unimportant'
Hot on the heels of their Album of the Year win at this year's Grammys, Mumford & Sons are also up for three
Brit Awards and will be performing at the ceremony.
Speaking to ITV News' Nina Nannar on the red carpet, Marcus Mumford said: "It's fun to celebrate British music but none of its important".
"Not to be disrespectful.... none of it really matters. We like playing gigs and writing songs, recording them, then going out and playing more gigs", he said.
Ted Dwane added: "I made a foolish suggestion earlier there should be nominations, no awards, but we decided no one would watch that!".
The Brit Awards will be broadcast live on ITV at 8pm.