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UK: Peaches Geldof dies aged 25

PUBLISHED: 18:52 07 April 2014 | UPDATED: 09:06 08 April 2014

Peaches Geldof. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Peaches Geldof. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Peaches Geldof the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died aged 25.

Police were called to an address near Wrotham, Kent, this afternoon following a report of concern for the welfare of a woman.

She was later pronounced dead by South East Coast Ambulance Service.

A statement for Kent Police said: “At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained and sudden.”

The television presenter and journalist, was married to musician Thomas Cohen, with whom she had two sons, Astala, one, and Phaedra, who will turn one on April 24.

She lost her own mother at the age of 11. Paula Yates died of a drug overdose in September 2000.

Bob Geldof, leader singer of the Boomtown Rats and founder of Band Aid, has reacted in disbelief to his daughter’s death.

“How is this possible that we will not see her again?” he said

After nine months of, for no particular reason, referring to our unborn first child as “he” (“how’s he doing in there?” etc), it came to me to make the big reveal to my wife in the moments immediately after the birth, writes Elliot Furniss, from Ipswich.

Police, firefighters and paramedics are at the scene of a crash in a west Suffolk village.

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in a north Essex village this morning.

Engineers worked through the night to restore power to households across Suffolk and north Essex after the region was battered by winds of over 70mph.

The Angel Hotel, that closed this week pending a licence review, will reopen today, Friday January 19.

Commuters using Greater Anglia trains in Suffolk and Essex are facing further disruption after the region’s rail network was brought to its knees by yesterday’s storm.

A show celebrating the career of the most successful folk rock duos of all time is coming to the Ipswich Regent.

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