Elton John cancels Hyde Park gig due to appendicitis

Sir Elton John has cancelled a headline performance at London's Hyde Park after being diagnosed with appendicitis.

Elton John was due to perform in London on Friday. Credit: Press Association

The performer had been due to perform at the concert on Friday night, topping a bill which also features Elvis Costello and Ray Davies.

He called in doctors after being taken ill during his European tour.