Like many such hackneyed quotations, the opening sentence of Pride and Prejudice is often trotted out in contexts that turn its meaning around
In the same week that television brought us a drama about the making of Doctor Who, X Factor celebrated its tenth birthday with a series of performances of past winner’s singles.
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Leona Lewis said today that a permanent place on the X Factor judging panel would be "nerve-wracking" as she backed Sharon Osbourne to return to the show.
Chart-topping star Emeli Sande has been named best British female solo artist at the Brit Awards.
Craig was left in tears of laughter after Lisa's performance, while Kimberley and Pasha won their second perfect 40 of the series
X Factor star James Arthur is set to top the singles chart this weekend after shifting more than 255,000 copies of "Impossible".
X Factor's done power ballads - boy, have they done power ballads - they've done country, they've even gone a bit "urban" (we blame Tulisa for that one), but as Popbitch has correctly identified, there are some songs that even a man as evidently, um, self-confident, as Simon Cowell, would never have the hubris to attempt.
Calvin Harris and Florence Welch have secured their second collaborative number one single in three months as "Sweet Nothing" topped the official UK singles chart.
I've tried to find a scientific way of writing songs The brain really interests me, so I studied clinical neuroscience at Glasgow University [graduating in 2010, having been signed to EMI while studying]. I've discovered that while I don't think you really create a formula, analysing how people think can help [with songwriting].
Umbrella singer Rihanna may well need her brolly today when she takes to the stage to headline at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.
Justin Bieber has teamed up with PETA to urge his fans to adopt a pet.
The former president has become a vegan. (There's just the small matter of the fish)
As she reprises her turn in Secret Diary of a Call Girl, the pop star-cum-actress is relishing her roles as Belle de Jour – and a new mum
For decades, megastars have felt the ignominy of coming second to a festive novelty record