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Ed Sheeran to perform at Strictly Come Dancing final

PUBLISHED: 19:17 16 December 2017 | UPDATED: 19:17 16 December 2017

Ed Sheeran will perform at the Strictly Come Dancing final. Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE

Ed Sheeran will perform at the Strictly Come Dancing final. Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE


Suffolk singer will perform on the Strictly stage

The Shape Of You singer will take to the stage on the BBC show tonight.

The performance was announced with a tweet on Strictly’s official Twitter account earlier this week that said: “Just when you thought our Strictly Grand Final couldn’t be any more perfect. Ed Sheeran performs. Saturday 6.30pm @BBCOne.”

Sheeran said in a short video: “Hi, I’m Ed Sheeran. Catch me on the Strictly Come Dancing final on December 16.”

Gemma Atkinson, Joe McFadden, Debbie McGee and Alexandra Burke are the final celebrities left in the competition and will compete for the strictly crown.

• Read more: Robin Windsor picks his Strictly 2017 winner

The 26-year-old has also revealed that he will be collaborating with rap star Eminem.

The two posted a picture together in a music studio on Wednesday, December 13.

Sheeran features on a track called River on Eminem’s new album Revival, which was released earlier this week.

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A 27-year-old London man has admitted causing serious injury to a schoolboy after failing to stop for police in Ipswich.

Ipswich Town are launching a temporary Planet Blue shop in the run up to Christmas, taking over the former Toni & Guy unit in the Buttermarket.

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People have been urged to “keep calm and carry on” by Suffolk’s Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county’s business and economy.

Tributes have been paid to a “kind, sweet and funny” young woman who was killed in a serious road accident earlier this week.

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