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Faye Barker's Sunday blog

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On tonight's programme we have the alarming news that a woman in Dartford may have been killed by a stallion near to Darent Valley Hospital. The 53 year old woman's body was found in a field where the horse was kept.

We're also keeping a watch on Bee Gee Robin Gibb's condition at a central London hospital. It's been confirmed that he's in a coma after contracting pneumonia. He's recently battled cancer of the colon and the liver, and today his family are maintaining their bedside vigil.

People taking part in the The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 3rd June have been testing the water this afternoon. 42 recreational boats are due to be among around 1000 vessels taking part in what promises to be quite a spectacle. Our reporter Carolyn Sim jumped on board one of the boats rehearsing today to see how plans are coming along.

While on the subject of the Jubilee, punk fans are hoping to make The Sex Pistols' controversial single "God Save The Queen" number one during the celebrations. Universal Music says the song, a hit during the Queen's Silver Jubilee (but not a number one), is being re-released. There is already a facebook campaign to get the track to the top spot during the celebrations... I reckon they may just succeed, don't you?

There are lots of happy Charlton Athletic fans around today after the club secured promotion to the Championship this weekend. To the west and the north of town, Chelsea and Tottenham are both hoping to secure a place in the FA Cup final when they thrash it out in the big London derby at Wembley this evening.

So plenty of news and sport to get your teeth into - do pop the telly on at 5pm and I'll see you then! Faye