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Singer George Michael faces drug charge

George Michael

Singer George Michael has been charged with possession of cannabis and driving while unfit through drink or drugs following an incident last month, Scotland Yard has said.

Michael was arrested on 4 July in Hampstead, north London, after he allegedly crashed his car into a branch of photographic shop Snappy Snaps.

The Wham! star, from nearby Highgate, was on police bail following the crash.

Police said Michael, 47, is due to appear before magistrates on 24 August.

The pop star, whose real name is Georgios Panayiotou, was charged when he reported to a police station in Camden, north London, on Thursday.

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