God, it makes you feel old to think that Girls Aloud are now a thing of the past. We shall not look upon their like again. Sniff. But anyway, thinking about that former cultural phenomenon recently, I had a moment of nostalgia recalling the video for "I Can't Speak French", in which the Girls flounce around in very short, corsetted can-can skirts, with layers upon layers of net and frills and feathers in various shades of pink and pale lilac-y colours.
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Thursday 15 August 2013
Former Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle has revealed that she is pregnant with her first child.
Thursday 21 March 2013
As Girls Aloud announce they are splitting up for good, we take a look at the solo careers of Sarah, Nadine, Nicola, Cheryl and Kimberley (yes, they exist)
Thursday 21 March 2013
Boo to all you music snobs. Girls Aloud deliver great pop music, and that's what they're there for
Sandi Toksvig ruffles feathers by suggesting Duchess of Cambridge has no opinions and is 'very Jane Austen'
Monday 11 March 2013
Brace yourself for another wave of moral indignation in defence of “Our Kate” – TV and radio presenter Sandi Toksvig has ruffled feathers by suggesting the Duchess of Cambridge has no opinions and is “very Jane Austen”.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Could Mel B be to America what Nicole Scherzinger is to Britain?
Friday 01 February 2013
As her bandmates cornered pop, Kimberley Walsh needed to find her own niche. The answer, she tells James McNair: Strictly, showtunes, and a future on Broadway
Monday 10 December 2012
Girls Aloud proceed like pedigree poodles in circles around the stage
Friday 30 November 2012
X Factor hopeful Chris Maloney has admitted that criticism of his performances has got to him ahead of tomorrow's semi-final.
Monday 19 November 2012
Television presenter Richard Arnold became the latest contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing on the week the show swapped the Strictly ballroom for Wembley Arena.
Monday 12 November 2012
Television presenter Fern Britton became the latest contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing.
Sunday 04 November 2012
In 2010, Michael Parkinson sounded off about the state of the modern chat show. "The trouble with the talk show is everyone fancies their chances," he told The Daily Telegraph. "Even those on the extreme fringes of the ever-expanding world of modern celebrity reckon it's a doddle."
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Kimberley Walsh is undergoing physio to get her in shape for this weekend's Strictly Come Dancing after damaging her knee.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh has revealed that competing on Strictly Come Dancing has given her a "bum lift".
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Girls Aloud unveiled their comeback track today as they premiered the dance tune online.
Monday 08 October 2012
On paper, a Cheryl arena gig should be a corker – she’s a former Girl Aloud, for goodness’ sake, and the only one who’s made a solo career fly. In practice, unless you’re obsessed or eight years old, it’s a strangely flat experience.
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If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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