"This is now our only viable option..."

Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled, it is confirmed.

The festival was due to return this summer, with the Worthy Farm event toasting its 50th anniversary.

A glittering bill awaited fans, but the spread of coronavirus has made the festival untenable.

With government recommendations urging the avoidance of mass gatherings, Glastonbury have made the decision to cancel.

Vowing to return in 2021, the team said: "This is now our only viable option..."

Here's the full statement:

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