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X Factor reject Gamu Nhengu told to leave UK

X Factor reject Gamu Nhengu, whose axeing from the show caused a storm among viewers, has been told to leave the UK, it was confirmed today.

Cheryl and Ashley Cole's marriage over in 80 seconds

The once fairytale four-year marriage of Cheryl and Ashley Cole ended today in the most mundane fashion.

She's worth it: Cheryl Cole adds more bounce to hairspray sales

Singer's big, backcombed style credited with sparking first rise in demand for 10 years

Nick Clegg suffers rough ride at Q&A session

Nick Clegg suffered a rough ride at the hands of the public today over his decision to go into government with the Tories.

Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell clash as X Factor returns

Sparks fly between X Factor judges Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell when he brands her a "brat" in the new series which starts tomorrow.

The feral beast: Don't fret, Oprah's here ...

You will recall that Kitty Kelley's biography of Oprah Winfrey caused a hoo-ha in the States when it came out in April, but there has been little sign of it in the UK.

Cheryl Cole out of intensive care

Cheryl Cole left intensive care today and has been transferred to a private clinic.

Cheryl Cole in hospital being treated for malaria

Cheryl Cole is in hospital, being treated for malaria, her spokesman has confirmed.

Doctors tell busy Cheryl Cole to rest

Cheryl Cole has pulled out of work commitments for the coming days on the advice of doctors, it was confirmed today.

Simon Cowell drops Cheryl Cole's married name

Simon Cowell introduced Cheryl Cole by her maiden name at X Factor auditions this week - fuelling speculation that she may dump her married name.

Cheryl Cole L'Oreal hair advert cleared

A campaign for L'Oreal hair products has been cleared following complaints that frontwoman Cheryl Cole was wearing hair extensions, a watchdog said today.

Cheryl Cole seeks 'quickie' divorce from Ashley

Cheryl Cole has filed for a "quickie" divorce from her footballer husband Ashley, sources close to the singer confirmed today.

Babel, Sadler's Wells, London <br/>Political Mother, Dome, Brighton<br/>The Merchants of Bollywood, Peacock Theatre, London

'Babel' has drive, dazzle and laughs, but more editing is called for in this melée of words, music and movement

Cheryl Cole's brother remanded over Post Office raid

Cheryl Cole's brother appeared in court today charged with robbing a post office.

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