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Founder: Best Glastonbury yet

The founder of Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, has said that in 43 years of running Britain's most famous musical event he has never put on a better one.

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Mumford & Sons 'happy' to get on stage at Glastonbury

Mumford & Sons will return to the stage at Glastonbury together this evening after bassist Ted Dwane's recent operation to remove a blood clot on his brain.

It led to the band postponing three US concerts while he received treatment and subsequently recuperated.

Ted Dwane, Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett and Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons Credit: Press Association

Speaking last week, keyboard player Ben Lovett said: "All we feel is incredibly grateful and happy that he's going to be OK, and that we're going to get back out on that stage at Glastonbury as four brothers and do what we do".

"Whenever we tour elsewhere then come back to Glastonbury, it always reminds us how brilliant it is to be British, and what a great British institution it is".

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