Breaking News - Singer Michael Jackson 'is dead'
Pop star Michael Jackson has died in Los Angeles, aged 50, reports say.
Paramedics were called to the singer's home around midday local time on Thursday after he stopped breathing and suffered a suspected cardiac arrest.
He was rushed by ambulance to a local medical centre, but his death was announced shortly afterwards.
The star, who had a history of health problems, had been due to begin a series of comeback concerts in the UK on 13 July.