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Reinstated X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne at the first round of auditions in Glasgow.

X Factor judges arrive in Glasgow for first round of auditions

It was sunshine and smiles for The X Factor judges as they arrived for the first of this year's auditions.

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Police investigate Tulisa Contostavlos over 'cocaine dealing' claims after Sun sting

Police are looking into claims that chart star and past X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos was involved in a drug deal.

The X Factor judge and ex-N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos

Tulisa Contostavlos confirms exit from the X Factor

Tulisa Contostavlos has finally confirmed she will not be returning as a judge to X Factor this year.

Sharon Osbourne looks set to rejoin the X Factor judging panel after securing a £1.5 million deal.

Sharon Osbourne 'will return to replace Tulisa as X Factor judge in £1.5m deal'

Sharon Osbourne, music manager, TV personality, star of The Osbournes and wife of Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy, looks set to rejoin the X Factor judging panel after securing a £1.5 million deal.

The X Factor judge and ex-N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos

Tulisa reunited with long-lost brother after years of searching for him

X Factor star Tulisa Contostavlos has been reunited with her long-lost half-brother after spending years looking for him.

Mel B is in negotiations to judge X Factor 2013

Mel B in talks to judge X Factor 2013

ITV bosses like her "Northern appeal"

The X Factor judge and ex-N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos

Simon Cowell 'to sack Tulisa' as X Factor judge

Judge Tulisa is said to be facing the chop from the X Factor panel in a show revamp.

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Rapper Dappy, real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, outside court

N-Dubz rapper Dappy's saliva 'found on victim'

Saliva found on the t-shirt of a victim allegedly involved in a fight with N-Dubz's Dappy has a "billion-to-one" DNA link to the rapper, a court has heard.

Rapper Dappy, real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, outside court

Dappy from N-Dubz 'sparked mob attack after spitting at two girls'

N-Dubz rapper Dappy sparked a "mob attack" at a petrol station when he spat at two girls who refused to get into a car with him and two friends, a court has heard.

Rapper Dappy, real name Dino Costas Contostavlos, outside court

N-Dubz rapper Dappy denies petrol station affray charges

N-Dubz rapper Dappy has pleaded not guilty to three assault charges ahead of a trial for an offence of affray in connection with a fight at a petrol station which left three men with serious facial injuries.

Album review: Tulisa, The Female Boss

Cool grooves but self-help sentiment lacks the X Factor

Monday's child? The Saturdays Rochelle Humes expecting a baby

Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes is expecting her first child with her JLS star husband Marvin, she revealed on Twitter.

Shock as X Factor favourite Ella Henderson axed

Ella Henderson was eliminated from X Factor last night in what was a "great tragedy" and "one of the biggest shocks we've ever had on the results show".

District 3 gets the chop from X Factor

District 3 was eliminated from X Factor after losing the sing off against fellow group Union J in what was a battle of the boybands.

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