Zoe Ball and husband Norman Cook announce separation 'with great sadness'


Zoe Ball and her DJ husband Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have announced their separation after 18 years together.

The pair said they remained "great friends" in a statement posted on Twitter, adding they "will continue to support each other and raise our beautiful children together, living next door but one".

Ball and Cook wed in 1999 and have two children together.

The statement added: "With great sadness we are announcing that we have separated. After many exciting adventures together over the last 18 years we have come to the end of our rainbow."