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Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup song becomes Top 10 hit

Comedian Rik Mayall, who passed away last week, has had his 2010 World Cup song Noble England enter the UK official singles chart at number seven.

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Rik Mayall post-mortem to be held tomorrow

Rik Mayall. Credit: PA

A post-mortem to establish how legendary comic and actor Rik Mayall died is expected to be carried out tomorrow, a spokesman for West London Coroners Court has said.

The Young Ones and Bottom star died aged 56 at his London home earlier this week.

Once cause of death is established an inquest may be scheduled at a later date, the spokesman added.

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