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LATITUDE Festival returns for its 12th year this summer – and is set to be bigger and better than ever.

But who is in the line-up? And how do you get a ticket? Here’s what we know…

Rex Features Latitude Festival returns this summer

When and where is Latitude Festival 2018 on?

The annual event will take place once more in Henham Park, near Southwold, Suffolk from July 13th to 15th 2018.

Latitude Festival returns for its biggest year yet with a three-day line up for one of the parties of the summer for music lovers.

It is more similar to continental European festivals in that in addition to offering a comprehensive bill of bands and artists across four stages, it also comprises elements of theatre, art, comedy and poetry.

Latitude will also become the first major festival to replace fast food and instead cater the entire Arena with London’s Street Feast.

Rex Features The Killers are set to perform at the big event

Who is headlining this year’s festival?

The festival once again boasts an electric line-up. Topping the bill for each day is:

Solange Knowles (Friday)

The singer-songwriter is the younger sister of Beyonce, and over the past few years has carved out an impressive career to rival her.

She has previously stated that she is influenced by artists including The Supremes, Dusty Springfield and Aaliyah among others.

On top of her music career, she has also been a model and actress, and has just completed a headlining tour across the US last year.

Last year, she earned her first Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance thanks to track, Cranes in the Sky.

The Killers (Saturday)

Now in their seventeeth year of performing together, The Killers have become one of the most prominent modern day rock acts.

Their hits include Somebody Told Me, Read My Mind, Human and the classic Mr Brightside.

They have released five studio albums to date, with every one making it to the number one spot in the Official UK Charts.

Getty Images – Getty Solange will be headlining Friday nights main stage

Alt-J (Sunday)

The three-piece indie rock band were created in Leeds and won the acclaimed Mercury Music Prize in 2012.

Since then their three albums have all received critical acclaim, and has appeared in films including the Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook.

Despite losing their bassist Gwil Sainsbury, who quit in 2014, the band have remained strong, and their last album Relaxer

Who else is in the Latitude Festival line-up?

Other acts playing over the weekend include:

The Vaccines Wolf Alice Rag ‘N’ Bone Man James Mogwai John Hopkins The Charlatans Benjamin Clementine Jessie Ware Alvvays


Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals He Thought About Killing Himself Three Times Amid Bouts Of Depression




ANDREW Lloyd Webber has revealed he had affairs and struggled with suicidal thoughts.

The musicals guru, 69, says in his first memoir Unmasked that he considered taking his own life three times amid bouts of depression.

PA:Press Association Andrew Lloyd Webber says his third wife Madeleine Gurdon saved him from more recent suicidal thoughts

The latest episode came while suffering from prostate cancer and chronic back pain three years ago.

Lord Lloyd-Webber says: “It was absolute agony and utterly despairing. I did think of suicide. It was so painful. I couldn’t sleep and you go on thinking about it.”

He also considered suicide as a teenager and in the 1960s after failing an Army test.
The theatre legend says his third wife Madeleine Gurdon saved him from more recent suicidal thoughts.

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Lionel Richie Dismisses Daughter Sofia’s Romance With Scott Disick As ‘just A Phase’




LIONEL Richie has dismissed his daughter Sofia’s romance with Scott Diskick as “just a phase” and made it clear that he wasn’t impressed.

The 19-year-old’s relationship with the troubled party boy, 34, appears to be going from strength-to-strength, but Lionel, 68, sounds like he wants it all to be over.

Splash News Lionel Richie has dismissed his daughter Sofia’s relationship with Scott Disick as ‘a phase’

He told the Australian Telegraph: “It’s just a phase and I’m going to stand real still in the corner, get me a good drink and not make too much noise.

“Now I know what my parents meant when I came through the door with my Afro and my girlfriend and said ‘Dad, I’m in love.’

“My daughter is getting me back for my Afro days! She’s 19. When you’re 19 you know everything.”

The Endless Love singer added that he had met Scott, but diplomatically added that he has “no opinion” of the situation – or the Kardashians.

Getty Images – Getty The singer said he ‘won;t make too much noise’ over the romance which has a 15-year age-gap

He said: “From what I met of him he’s a very nice guy.

“When you hang around the reality world, who knows what you are really doing? This is a well-oiled machine, the Kardashian machine.

Splash News The singer called Scott ‘a very nice guy’

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Love Island’s Emma-jane Woodhams Splits From Boyfriend A Month After Giving Birth




LOVE Island star Emma-Jane Woodhams has split from her boyfriend just a month after giving birth.

Emma and her childhood sweetheart Jordan welcomed a son in January, but she has now confirmed the romance with Alfi is over.

Instagram Emma-Jane Woodhams confirmed her single status by sharing this saucy pic

The reality regular took to Instagram this week to share a saucy snap of herself lying in bed wearing lingerie and a father boa.

In the caption she revealed she’s “single” and “happy”.

Emma, who starred on Love Island in 2016, wrote: “Waiting for valentines day to roll on by because your single AF and more than happy just doing you.”

Fans flooded her page with supportive messages, urging her to stay strong and move on with her life.

Instagram She previously said she hoped her romance with Jordan would last forever

One wrote: ” Better to be alone and happy than with someone and unhappy or with the wrong person knowing its going nowhere.”

Another added: “Your little man with be your favourite Valentine forever now.”

A third wrote: “Aww didn’t know you was single! you look amazing! go you yummy mummy.”

Her announcement comes just weeks after she confirmed the birth of her little boy Alfie, her first child with Jordan.

Instagram She is now a single mum to son Alfie

Last month, Emma, shared news of the birth with a picture of her son wrapped in blankets.

told fans: “So… finally after a savage 52 hour labour my baby boy graced the world with his presence.

“Very healthy 7lb 13oz, natural delivery at 16.12 the best moment of my life.

“We are both doing very well. Still no name.”

Emma-Jane Woodhams gave birth last month

Emma fell pregnant with Jordan’s baby just five months after her split from Love Island’s Terry Walsh.

She previously said of Jordan: “There’s only one. This boy, my childhood sweetheart for three years before we grew apart to both do some living.

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