Depeche Mode's world tour has been put on hold while frontman Dave Gahan recovers from an operation to remove a bladder tumour.

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The synth-pop group were due to perform tomorrow at London's 02 arena, however this is the latest in a string of dates which Depeche Mode have been forced to cancel.

According to the bands website they will restart their Tour of the Universe in Germany on 8 June.

A spokesperson for Gahan said he: "...sincerely thanks his fans for their support, understanding and patience."