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Jessie J Blackberry event stabbing: Man charged

Jessie J performs at Blackberry's event
Image caption Singer Jessie J had earlier performed at the event

A man has been charged with attempted murder after an attack at an event on London's South Bank attended by singer Jessie J.

Ashley Charles, 25, from Leicester, is due in court on Saturday charged with the attack at the event at Bankside Vaults nightclub in Southwark.

A 37-year-old man from Preston, Lancashire, remains in a critical condition after the incident.

The attack happened shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

Jessie J had earlier performed at the event to promote Blackberry's instant messaging service.

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