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. Credit: PA

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.