Doherty charged in new drugs probe

Singer Pete Doherty has been charged with dangerous driving, drink-driving, possession of a Class A drug and driving without a licence or insurance.

The 30-year-old Babyshambles and ex-Libertines singer was stopped on Wednesday night in Gloucester after officers spotted a car "being driven erratically".

Doherty, a former boyfriend of model Kate Moss, was arrested in Derby Road, off Barton Street, less than half an hour after he finished a show at the city's Guildhall.

The incident came after the singer had reportedly charmed an audience of 300 with an intimate acoustic set.

His latest solo album Grace/Wastelands was attributed to Peter Doherty, rather than Pete, which critics saw as a sign of growing maturity.