Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup song becomes Top 10 hit

Comedian Rik Mayall, who passed away last week, has had his 2010 World Cup song Noble England enter the UK official singles chart at number seven.

View all 26 updates ›

Rik Mayall death 'not believed to be suspicious'

Rik Mayall has died aged 56. Credit: PA

Responding to enquiries about the death of comedian Rik Mayall today, a Scotland Yard spokesman said officers were called by London Ambulance Service to a house in Barnes, south-west London at around 1.20pm where "a man, aged in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene".

The death is not believed to be suspicious, he added.

More on this story