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L'Wren Scott's company denies reports of problems

Reports that fashion designer L'Wren Scott's company was on the verge of shutting down have been denied.

The 49-year-old long-time partner of Rolling Stone singer Sir Mick Jagger was found dead in her New York apartment on Monday. Authorities said she committed suicide.

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott's body was found in her New York apartment last week. Credit: PA

New York-based PR Consulting said that Scott was considering a restructure of her global business, LS Fashion Ltd.

The firm says that while some areas of the business had not yet reached their potential, other parts were successful. It says the long-term prospects for the business were encouraging.

Stars react to the news of L'Wren Scott's death

Stars of the music and fashion world have taken to Twitter to display their shock and sadness at the death of fashion designer L'Wren Scott.

L'Wren, who was also girlfriend of Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger, was found dead in New York.

American fashion designer Marc Jacobs, who had worked with L'Wren at New York fashion week, tweeted his condolences.

English rock band Duran Duran also spoke of their sadness to their 119 thousand followers on Twitter.

The New York Fashion Weeks official account made note of her passing tweeting "You will be Missed L'Wren R.I.P"


Mick Jagger to become great-grandfather

Sir Mick Jagger is to become a great-grandfather at the ripe old age of 70, after his granddaughter Assisi announced her pregnancy in Hello! magazine.

Lead singer of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, is to become a great-grandfather for the first time. Credit: PA

Assisi, 21, is the daughter of Jagger's second oldest child, Jade, who he had with his first wife Bianca. She is due to give birth in April next year.

Mick Jagger makes Rolling Stones Glastonbury debut

One of the most eagerly awaited performances in Glastonbury Festival's history began with a bang tonight.

Lead singer Sir Mick Jagger, 69, takes the mic. Credit: PA

As the Rolling Stones took to the Pyramid Stage 10 minutes after they had been scheduled to start, fireworks flared on both sides of the crowds.

The Stones' performance is one of the most eagerly-anticipated in recent Glastonbury history. Credit: PA

Sir Mick Jagger, wearing a green glittered jacket, then bounded into view to launch into an energetic version of Jumping Jack Flash.

Mick Jagger from the Rolling Stones performs on the Pyramid Stage during the second performance day of the Glastonbury 2013. Credit: PA

Sir Mick Jagger can't get no career satisfaction

Rolling Stones singer Sir Mick Jagger said he finds his music career "intellectually undemanding" and his original job choice of being a teacher might have been a "gratifying" alternative.

Sir Mick Jagger. Credit: Ben Curtis/PA Wire

The veteran rocker also said he considered a career as a dancer but was put off by the prospect of "so many injuries".

Jagger, who was still a student at the London School of Economics when the Stones were starting out, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "A schoolteacher would have been very gratifying, I'm sure.

"There are millions of things you would have loved to have done, a politician, a journalist... I thought of being a journalist once.

"All these things you think of when you're a teenager, you can think, well, I would have liked to have done that but that's completely pointless but I don't feel frustrated for a lack of control at all and I'm very pleased with what I've done.

"Everyone wants to have done more things in their lives. It is a slightly intellectually undemanding thing to do, being a rock singer, but, you know, you make the best of it."

Glastonbury festivalgoers got the moves like Jagger

Festival goers dancing to the music of The Rolling Stones during a 'Jagger off' flashmob, Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Hundreds of festivalgoers at Glastonbury showed they have got the moves like Jagger by taking part in a Jagger Off.

The flashmob was held near the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Jumping Jack flashmob, arranged by two Rolling Stones fans to celebrate the band's first appearance at the festival, saw crowds of people taking on Sir Mick Jagger's trademark dance moves.

Brown Sugar and Start It Up were among the songs played during the flashmob. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

It was held near the Pyramid Stage, where the band will headline on Saturday night, under the watchful eye of a giant metal phoenix that is perching on top of the structure this year.

Organiser James Duke-Evans said the event had gone 'fantastically well' Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The sound system played classic Stones songs including Brown Sugar and Start It Up to about 400 flashmobbers.

Organiser James Duke-Evans said the event had gone "fantastically well".


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