Glastonbury 2013

The largest and most famous music festival in the world is underway at Worthy Farm in Somerset. Live music starts on the main stages today.

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Couple celebrate birth of girl after Glastonbury labour pains

Couple name baby girl after medical centre at Glastonbury Festival Credit: Family

Two festival-goers are celebrating the birth of their baby girl after mum Heidi Wesson went into labour at Glastonbury festival straight after watching the Rolling Stones.

Heidi and partner Sean Crothers' daughter was delivered in the early hours of Sunday morning at the on-site Ivy Mead medical centre. It's believed the couple have settled on the name Ivy, after the medical centre where she was born.


Crime figures down at Glastonbury

Crime down by 25% at this year's Festival Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Crime at this year's Glastonbury Festival is down by 25% compared with 2011 and 2010.

There have been 296 crimes reported, that's 98 fewer than the last festival .

Thefts fell by almost 35% with 137 offences – 120 of which were thefts from tents and were 32% lower than in previous years.

Police at Worthy Farm report there has been no serious crime and just one attempted robbery. There have been 92 instances of drugs possession offences which is broadly similar to previous years.There have been 170 arrests – including 15 people who were arrested on suspicion of theft from tents.


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Sir Bruce Forsyth, 85, takes the stage at Glastonbury

After 69-year-old Mick Jagger's Pyramid Stage headline slot on Saturday night, 85-year-old entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth performed on the Avalon stage at Glastonbury today.

Sir Bruce performed singing and dancing for his fans. Credit: PA

Another veteran star to appear was Kenny Rogers, who entertained crowds on the Pyramid Stage with The Gambler in the middle of the afternoon.

A Glastonbury appearance may have been one of the more unusual performances of his 72-year-career. Credit: PA
Forsyth clashed with Kenny Rodgers on the Pyramid Stage and Public Image Limited on The Other Stage. Credit: PA
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