John Peel has died

LEGENDARY radio DJ John Peel has died. He was 65.The veteran presenter, who discovered dozens of major bands during 40 years of broadcasting, suffered a heart attack last night while on holiday in Cuzco, Peru, with his wife Sheila.

LEGENDARY radio DJ John Peel has died. He was 65.

The veteran presenter, who discovered dozens of major bands during 40 years of broadcasting, suffered a heart attack last night while on holiday in Cuzco, Peru, with his wife Sheila.

Colleagues at Radio 1 paid tribute to a "broadcasting legend".

See tonight's Evening Star for full story.