Mud, masses – and just sheer magic

Glastonbury supremo Michael Eavis insists his "fantastic" festival has not been ruined by the relentless rain.

Glastonbury supremo Michael Eavis insists his "fantastic" festival has not been ruined by the relentless rain.

The event has been a complete washout, as heavy downpours throughout the three days turned Worthy farm into a giant quagmire.

Steady rain since Thursday led to the now familiar scenes of rain-soaked revellers braving the elements as the rolling green fields turned brown.

Mr Eavis, 71, said: "It has gone very well in spite of the rain, in spite of the mud.

"It's been a fantastic weekend - from John Fogerty to The Killers to Arctic Monkeys."

Crime was down, compared to the last festival.

A man, 26, from the Midlands died from a suspected drugs overdose on Saturday after being found unconscious on site.

Fans were disappointed when the sound failed during The Killers' slot.

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