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Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis to receive knighthood today

Glastonbury’s founder Michael Eavis set to receive a knighthood later today (April 23) for his services to music and charity.The 88-year-old is among a host of stars including Shirley Bassey, Ridley Scott, Leona Lewis and Emilia Clarke who have been recognised by King Charles.It comes after he hosted the first edition of the festival on Worthy Farm in Somerset in 1970. Since it began, it has gone on to become the largest greenfield festival in the world, and draws in an annual pull of around 200,000 people, as well as some of the biggest names in music.Eavis is set to receive the honour from the Princess Royal in an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle.

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King Charles is ‘responding really well’ to cancer treatment: ‘Positive and upbeat’
began outpatient treatment in February, and has since taken a slight step back from official duties to focus on his health.“I am hearing that he’s actually responding genuinely, really well to cancer treatment,” royal commentator Charlotte Griffiths told “GB News.”“And everyone in the royal household is feeling positive and upbeat about how he’s responding,” Griffiths said.It appears as though the king really is hitting his stride when it comes to his recovery, as he recently returned from a quick trip to Scotland with his wife, Queen Camilla.The couple, who last week celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary, spent a few days at Birkhall, their Highlands retreat located on the Balmoral estate, to mark the occasion.Charles’ love for the plush estate, which is nestled on the banks of the River Muick, is well-known, as he often visits whenever time allows.Charles has been forced to hit the brakes on much of his royal agenda since news of his ailing health came to light.Just days before jetting off to Scotland, the King was seen waving to well-wishers from the car as he headed to church at Sandringham.The previous week, he was seen joining other royals for Easter Sunday service at Windsor Castle.While he’s made an effort to avoid commenting on speculation about his health, Charles did speak out about his own battle just days after going public with the news.The King said that well wishes from the public are “the greatest comfort and encouragement.”“It is equally heartening to hear how sharing my own diagnosis has helped promote public understanding and shine a light on the work of all those organizations which support cancer patients and their families across the UK and wider world,” he said in a statement.“My lifelong