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Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding, who had breast cancer, has died at the age of 39, her mother has said.

Harding's mother Marie posted on Instagram: "It's with deep heartbreak that today I'm sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away."

Harding announced in August 2020 that she had been diagnosed with the disease, which had spread to other parts of her body.

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