A statement from her publicist read: "The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session.
"No further details are available at this time." Her family said they were "devastated" by the news and asked for privacy.
30 July 1967 – Taormina A slow day, marking time, with a walk in which we bought sunglasses at a little shop. I was in one of my absolutely unstoppably filthy moods, insulting everybody right left and centre. I accused her of being a hypochondriac, that she was only ill when she chose to be. 29 March 1969 – Puerto Vallarta Elizabeth is now looking ravishingly sun-tanned though the lazy little b------ ought to lose a few pounds to look at her absolute best.The Cranberries were an Irish rock group who found international fame in the 1990s.Their biggest hits included Zombie, Dreams and Linger.He had the same gift for damaging with the tongue, he had the same temporary violence, he had the same fidelity to mam that I have to Elizabeth, he had the same smattering of scholarship, he had the same didactitism (bet I spelled that wrong), we wave the same admonitory finger at innocence when we know bloody well when we are guilt-ridden. Somewhere between [then] and dinner, brooding set in. At one point E knowing I was in a state of nastiness said to me: “Come on Richard, hold my hand.” Me: “I do not wish to touch your hands. Because she’s struggling for words it makes for a very long day. So much so she couldn’t even read [underlined] the lines. In July he married Sally, and on August 5 1984 he died in his sleep of a brain haemorrhage, at the age of 58.They are large and ugly and red and masculine.” Or words to that effect. She was quite crocked by this time and couldn’t even read the lines let alone remember them. ‘The Richard Burton Diaries’, edited by Chris Williams, are published by Yale (£25) and available from Telegraph Bookshop.