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The prototype allowed users to compare their size with that of famous faces  such as Cheryl Cole, Kate Middleton and Adele

Barry George accepts libel damages

Barry George, who was cleared of murdering Jill Dando, today accepted substantial undisclosed libel damages over claims that he was obsessed with TV personalities Cheryl Cole and Kay Burley.

The Black Eyed Peas/Cheryl Cole, O2 Arena, London

The Black Eyed Peas occupy an uncomfortable area of pop music, somewhere in between easily identifiable cheap schlock and irrefutable – often accidental – genius. There's no doubt that, as performers, they are top-notch, focusing all their energies on crowd satisfaction, but as artists they are either oddly flimsy under scrutiny, or woefully misconstrued. It was impossible during this gig to come down firmly on either side.

Cheryl Cole crowned world's sexiest woman for second year

Newly-single star Cheryl Cole was today named the world's sexiest woman - for the second year running.

Teenager arrested over Cheryl Cole rape threat

A teenager has been arrested by police investigating a rape threat against Cheryl Cole, officers said today.

Howard Jacobson: Pupil power has left us with uneducated children and humiliated teachers

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Police investigate rape threat against Cheryl Cole

Detectives were today investigating a rape threat against Cheryl Cole in an answer phone message left on Dermot O'Leary's mobile phone.

Sick Cheryl Cole cancels engagements

Cheryl Cole has been forced to pull out of a string of appearances after being struck down with a bout of bronchitis.

Cheryl Cole turns rock chick to perform at V Festival

Singer Cheryl Cole, who last week announced her split from husband Ashley Cole, has been lined up to perform solo at this year's V Festival.

Man evicted for Cheryl Cole hits noise nuisance

A 22-year-old man was handed an eviction notice after repeatedly blaring out songs by Cheryl Cole on his stereo, a council said today.

Ashley and Cheryl Cole divorce could be achieved in months

Cheryl and Ashley Cole could be single within months and potentially before the World Cup if they decide to go ahead with a divorce, lawyers said.

Ashley &amp; Cheryl Cole: A marriage made in <i>OK! </i>and broken by <i>The Sun</i>

She has cast herself as the princess in the tower; he will be the recipient of the least sympathy in a public separation since Ike Turner... or perhaps Heather Mills.

Cheryl Cole ends marriage to Ashley 'by text'

Cheryl Cole sent Ashley Cole a text message to tell him their marriage was over, it was reported today.

Burglars target Ashley and Cheryl Cole's mansion

Burglars attempted to break into the mansion of Ashley Cole and his pop star wife Cheryl but fled when they realised the footballer was still inside.

Cheryl Cole ditches her wedding ring at the Brit Awards

Eccentric singer Lady Gaga may have stolen the show with a hat-trick of statuettes at the 30th Brit Awards but all eyes were on Cheryl Cole, who appeared without her wedding ring.

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