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Fairford gets off to a flying start

The gates have opened at the Fairford Air Show in Gloucestershire.

Final preparations have been made for what is the Biggest Air Show in the UK. The much anticipated debut of the most advanced fighter jet in the world - the F 35 B Lightning - and displays from the Red Arrows will be the highlights.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are also expected to be attending the event.

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Jeremy Corbyn pulls out of Glastonbury appearance

Jeremy Corbyn Credit: PA

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced that he's pulling out of a planned visit to the Glastonbury Festival tomorrow.

A spokesman said that he's "focusing on the issues" thrown up by the "momentous" EU referendum results.

He was due to appear on the Left Field stage at an event organised by singer and activist Billy Bragg.

Mr Corbyn's visit was announced three months ago. He would have been the first Labour leader to appear at Pilton.

Mud delays start of music on Glastonbury stage

The start of music on the Other Stage at Glastonbury was postponed today because the grass was water-logged. Organisers were forced to keep back the crowd and lay down wood chippings to soak up the mud. After a delay of nearly an hour the festival organiser Michael Eavis cut a ribbon to get the music underway saying that it was a "gloomy morning for many reasons".

Crowds held back because of mud Credit: ITV West Country

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Latest from the Glastonbury Festival queues

Glastonbury Festival has tweeted this warning to people queuing to come on site.

Long tailbacks near the Glastonbury Festival site earlier today Credit: ITV News

It follows long queues earlier today, after mud caused problems accessing the festival site at Pilton, although some late sunshine quickly dried much of the ground.

A city of tents taking shape in the sunshine Credit: ITV News

No 'Happyland' return for Banksy to Weston

Dismaland drew the crowds to Weston-super-Mare during August and September 2015 Credit: PA

Hopes that the elusive urban artist Banksy might be returning to Weston-super-Mare have been dashed after the council denied any such rumours.

The Bristol artist pulled in the crowds in August and September 2016 with his antidote to theme parks, Dismaland, which he built in the former Tropicana on the seafront.

A Facebook group has claimed that he would be returning to the same venue with Happyland - in contrast to the miserable set up which proved so popular with visitors of all ages.

But any speculation has been quashed by North Somerset Council which says lots of events are planned for the Tropicana over the summer but none of them are Banksy's

The Tropicana is hosting a range of events... but not one organised by Banksy Credit: ITV News
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