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Spice Girls reunite in London

The Spice Girls have jetted to London to launch a new musical based on their greatest hits.

Victoria Beckham, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Melanie Brown reunited in public on Tuesday (26Jun12) for the first time since they last appeared together on their 2008 comeback tour.

The girl group met at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel to promote new stage show Viva Forever, and posed for photos on the main staircase, where they shot the music video for their debut single Wannabe in 1996.

The singers took to their Twitter.com pages to share their excitement, with Beckham writing, "Good morning London!! Song of the Day (is) Reunited (by) Peaches and Herb... Sunny day in London, so nice being home!!!," while Brown adds, "Whoop whoop where my (sic) spice biatches at!!!... Lovin ALL spice fans always!"

Halliwell also tweeted the message, "Look back, realise how far you've come," while Chisholm wrote, "BIG DAY!!!"

Viva Forever will feature 18 Spice Girls songs when it opens at the West End's Piccadilly Theatre in December (12).