Rock singer Cerys Matthews has given birth to a baby girl.

The former CATATONIA frontwoman - who once fought drink addictions - was celebrating the arrival of a 6 pound 10 ounce (3kg) girl with her husband SETH RIDDLE.

The MULDER AND SCULLY singer had the newborn on Sunday (10AUG03) at a hospital in Pembrokeshire, in her native Wales.

She and the unnamed tot are now staying with her parents in nearby Trevine.

A spokeswoman says, "Mother and baby are doing brilliantly. Everyone is very pleased."

13/08/2003 01:47