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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.

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Friend says Rik Mayall had 'amazing belief and energy'

Rik Mayall was supported by an "amazing belief and energy", his close friend Helen Lederer has told Good Morning Britain.

Lederer, who has acted along Mayall in his sitcom Bottom and appeared in The Young Ones, said she met the "warm, kind and lovely" Mayall when they both performed at the Edinburgh Festival.

"We've lost someone so special," Lederer added.

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