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The US rockers will join Calvin Harris and Biffy Clyro at the top of the bill

Record entries for Round the Island Race

One of Britain’s biggest competitor events is promising a buffeting for an estimated 15,000 people tomorrow.

Tories lose by-elections in nail-biting night

Six seats changed hands out of 11 at stake in the latest council by-elections with Tories losing four.

Women workers in prisoner sex probe

Two female prison support workers have been suspended over allegations of "inappropriate relationships" at the jail where they work, the Prison Service confirmed today.

Jodie Kidd in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

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Travel Agenda: The Rosewood Hotel Georgia; Isle of WIght Walking Festival; Museums at Night; The Lanesboroughhotel; National Skiathon

Today: The Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, first opened in 1927, flings open its doors once more after an overhaul. The historic hotel, right, has in its time hosted Elvis, The Beatles and miscellaneous royals; it re-opens with a contemporary look, a spa and nightclub ( rosewoodhotelgeorgia.com). Closer to home, the Isle of WIght Walking Festival begins today, making the most of 500 miles of public rights of way (to 22 May; isleofwightwalkingfestival.co.uk).

Security breach let huge quantity of drugs into prison

Huge quantities of drugs and mobile phones filtered into a prison because of a "serious compromise" in security, an independent report has revealed.

A bite-size guide to the best summer food festivals

From now until autumn, festivals all over the country offer the chance to sample the finest produce in the British Isles. Zahra Saeed picks the best

Commons size to be cut to 600

England will lose 31 MPs, Wales 10, Scotland seven and Northern Ireland two under changes to reduce the size of the House of Commons from 650 to 600, it was announced today.

In Pictures: Round the Island in 80 years

The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race celebrates 80 years of racing annually around the Isle of Wight, on 25 June this year.

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