Singer replaces Danny O'Donoghue, joining Kylie Minogue, Tom Jones and will.i.am on the overhauled judging panel
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Friday 23 March 2012
Quality newspapers are normally quite boring. Not monumentally boring, just a bit dull and worthy. If they were a colour, they would be brown.
Thursday 22 March 2012
One Direction, who rose to fame on The X Factor, have become the first British pop group to go straight to No 1 in the US charts with their debut album.
Monday 12 March 2012
Monday 27 February 2012
I always had a very clear view about office gossip: I always wanted to know what was going on without having to go to the trouble of finding out myself. A quick digest of scandal and injustice would suffice.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Lord Carey is clinging to an archaic conception of marriage by opposing plans to give same-sex couples the right to wed, the singer Will Young has claimed. Young became the latest public figure to criticise the former Archbishop of Canterbury, who launched a campaign to oppose legislation being drawn up by the Government which would legalise same-sex marriages by 2015.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Tuesday's awards ceremony was anodyne and uncomfortable. Andy Gill offers his 20-point plan to inject a bit of danger back into the show
Tuesday 31 January 2012
US X Factor judges Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones are out of the TV show, it emerged today.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
The two new main contenders for the British soul crown faced off for a sort of Warble in Shoreditch.
Thursday 12 January 2012
As the adage goes, you know you're getting old when police start getting younger, but this applies to boy bands, too.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
As N-Dubz’s most outspoken member heads out on his first solo tour, there is more than a hint of padding, though it is to Costadinos ‘Dappy’ Contostavlos’s credit that he rarely lets energy levels drop.
Monday 12 December 2011
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'