This week's news in pictures (3 October 2009)

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This week's news in pictures (3 October 2009)

The joint Kanye West and Lady Gaga 'Fame Kills' tour has been officially cancelled. The co-headline north American jaunt was due to start next month, but a press release from the tours promoters Live Nation has announced the cancellation. Photo: Danny North

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Jarvis Cocker has announced plans to release a strictly limited seven-inch single next month. The former Pulp singer has lined up a 1,000 copies of the double A-sided record, which features the the title track from his 2009 LP 'Further Complications' and album track 'Girls Like It Too'. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Glastonbury festival ticket registration closes at 11:59pm (BST) tonight (October 2), with tickets set to go on sale at 9am on Sunday (4). Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Calvin Harris is set to headline a New Year's Eve event this year at the London O2 Arena, organised by Ministry Of Sound. The December 31 event will also feature DJs Eric Prydz and Dave Spoon, reports BBC Newsbeat and will last for nine hours. Photo: PA Photos

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Pete Doherty is set to stand trial for driving charges on December 21 at Gloucester Crown Court. The Babyshambles man appeared in court this morning (October 1), where he pleaded not guilty to driving dangerously after a gig on June 11 in Gloucester, reports Thisisgloucestershire.co.uk. Photo: PA Photos

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The Stone Roses' former frontman Ian Brown has claimed that he once walked in on ex-bandmate John Squire taking cocaine at 11am - and called it his worst moment in the band. The now-solo singer told The Guardian about his dismay at once walking in on Squire taking drugs in the morning, saying that it clashed with his original vision for the band, who split in 1996. Photo: PA Photos

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Jack White has directed the video for The Dead Weather's new single 'I Cut Like A Buffalo'. The film mixes vivid colours and black and white footage and was shot at the Nashville headquarters of The White Stripes frontman's label, Third Man.

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Jay-Z has sampled Regina Spektor's song 'Chemo Limo' from her 'Soviet Kitsch' album. The sample features on a new song called 'Crispy Benjamins' which is set to feature on the deluxe edition of Jay-Z's new album 'The Blueprint 3', according to Consequence Of Sound. Photo: PA Photos

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Elbow are set to re-release their debut album 'Asleep In The Back' later this month, complete with bonus songs and live tracks. First released in May 2001, the Bury band will release the new deluxe edition on October 26.

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Sir Paul McCartney is set to issue live CD/DVD packages of his gigs at New York's Citi Field venue that took place in July earlier this year, on November 23. The standard release of 'Good Evening New York City' will feature two CDs and a DVD. A deluxe edition will feature an additional DVD featuring McCartney's performance at the Ed Sullivan Theater. The live album will also be issued on vinyl.

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Graham Coxon has confirmed that Blur have no further plans to play live together or do "anything else" as a band following their reunion this year. The four-piece reunited to play live earlier in 2009, headlining Glastonbury festival and T In The Park as well as playing their own shows. Photo: James Quinton

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Kate Moss has joined PRS For Music, the organisation that collects music royalties for musicians, prompting rumours that she is set to release music with her boyfriend, The Kills' Jamie Hince. Photo: PA Photos

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AC/DC have announced details of 'Backtracks', a rarities retrospective of the band's 36-year long career. A standard and deluxe edition of 'Backtracks' will go onsale on November 10.

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50 Cent has revealed the 'Terminator' film-inspired cover of his forthcoming new album, 'Before I Self-Destruct' (pictured). The album featuring the rapper, real name Curtis Jackson, is set for release on November 16. It will feature long-time collaborators Dr. Dre and Eminem.

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A biopic about the Ramones could finally be getting made. Fox Searchlight the company behind films like 'Napoleon Dynamite' and 'Juno', is reported to be in negotiations to be making the film, reports ABC News. Photo: PA Photos

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Thom Yorke has announced his new solo band will make their live debut earlier than expected – tonight (October 2) in fact. The group, which includes Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, were due to play their first show on Sunday (October 4).

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Carl Barat has said he will not reform The Libertines until at least 2011, because he is too busy. Barat told the BBC that The Libertines will not reform in 2010, adding that he doesn't want to simply regroup for money. Photo: Joe Plimmer

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Outkast member Big Boi has given away a new song from his solo album online for free. 'For Your Sorrows' is scheduled to appear on Big Boi's forthcoming 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' album. Photo: Jo McCaughey

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Oasis' Liam Gallagher has come out in support of a campaign to save the honey bee from disappearing. The singer was apparently made aware of the plight of the insect after honey helped him cure a throat virus that forced Oasis to pull out of the V Festival, before the band split in August.

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Further details of Michael Jackson's autopsy report have emerged and, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's report, the late singer had a "strong heart" and was "a fairly healthy 50-year-old" before he died. Photo: PA Photos

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