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26 arrests at V Festival

Essex Police say they have made 26 arrests at the Weston Park site on the first day of V Festival. Beyonce, Kings of Leon and the Stereophonics are due to headline the two-day music festival.

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Beyonce wows fans as she closes V Festival

Beyonce, in full diva mode, performs at V festival. Credit: PA

The reigning first diva of pop Beyonce closed the Weston Park leg of V Festival to screaming crowds.

Thousands flocked to the main stage in Staffordshire to see the star, who was sporting a new blonde crop.

Fans waited 25 minutes before the star began a hits-laden set including Single Ladies, Baby Boy, Crazy In Love and Love On Top before finishing with a rendition of Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You and Halo.

Fans Natalie Moore, 19 and her boyfriend Adam Johnson, also 19, from Staffordshire said: "She was very good and put on a good show. Lots of dancing, which was good."

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