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Jessie J pulls out of Bristol gig on medical advice

Jessie J was in hospital earlier this week. Credit: Jessie J / Instagram

Jessie J has cancelled her appearance at the Bristol Harbourside Summer Series this weekend.

The singer had hoped to soldier on for thousands of fans after having an operation earlier in the week, but has pulled out on medical advice following post-surgery problems.

Organisers say ticket holders will be refunded, with details announced on Monday.

“After having an operation earlier this week, I am unfortunately suffering a longer recovery time than expected due to some problems that have occurred post the operation. I have been medically advised to cancel my shows this weekend. I am simply in no way to perform.

I am really sorry to all my fans in Denmark, Bristol and Belgium and I look forward to seeing you all in the future. I am truly disappointed."

– Jessie J

The Dalai Lama at Glastonbury: what to expect

The Dalai Lama is said to have "incredible charisma". Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Dalai Lama is set to make a special appearance at Glastonbury on Sunday.

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is giving talks around the UK - and it's believed to be the first time the 79-year-old has been to Somerset.

His ghost writer, Alex Norman, told us His Holiness won't know much about what bands are playing, but that his audience can expect "incredible charisma" from him.

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Bristol's St Paul's Carnival is called off

Some of the performers taking part in the carnival procession in 2014 Credit: ITV News

Bristol's St Paul's Carnival has been cancelled this year. The event, which attracts 100,000 people, had already been postponed from July to September but has now been called off entirely due to management concerns.

A family fun day and variety show will be held at the Malcolm X centre on 5 September instead.

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The wait is over for Glastonbury fans

Florence and the Machine will be headlining the Pyramid stage later. Credit: ITV News West Country

The wait is over for thousands of music fans as the first performers take to the stage at Glastonbury Festival today

Since Wednesday campers have been pouring into Worthy Farm to make sure they get front row seats.

Florence and the Machine will be headlining the Pyramid stage later tonight - but showers are expected throughout the day.

IN PICTURES: Day 2

A collection of all the pictures from the second day of the festival.

Is this the hottest place to work? It's 100 degrees in front of the six creperie hot plates!

Is this the hottest place to work?

It's an expensive business - this Romanian sausage seller paid £4,000 to buy her pitch and pay for water and electricity for the five day festival!

It's an expensive business - this Romanian sausage seller paid 4,000 to buy her pitch and pay for water and electricity for the five day festival

It's an Emily Eavis sandwich, between our fantastic ITV team - David Woodland and camera crew Jamie Beard!

Emily Eavis sandwiched between our ITV team!

Even the police horses get in on the action, wearing flowers in their manes!

Even the police horses wear flowers in their hair

Everyone wants to be on TV!

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