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The Hillsborough tribute single has extended its lead in the race for the Christmas number one.

Hillsborough charity single ahead of X Factor's James Arthur in Christmas number one race

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X Factor winner James Arthur proved nothing is impossible when his debut single rocketed to the top of the charts.

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Victoria Pendleton loses out on Strictly gold

The TeamGB cyclist and partner Brendan Cole lost out to fellow sports star Michael Vaughan in a dance-off

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Sir Paul McCartney is to take on the X Factor for the Christmas number one after joining the line-up of a Hillsborough charity single.

One Direction take the crown from Robbie Williams with chart double

Pop heartthrobs One Direction did the double as they climbed straight to the summit of the singles and albums charts.

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Baby joy for Take That star Mark Owen and wife Emma Ferguson as daughter Fox India is born

Take That star Mark Owen has become a father for the third time after his wife gave birth to a baby girl.

David Thomas: Who needs a knighthood when you can be a National Treasure?

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The Voice suffers ratings blow

Kylie Minogue's guest appearance failed to be so lucky for BBC1's The Voice as the programme had its worst results show audience so far.

Rihanna is just one of a number of celebrities who is believed to have been affected by the leaking of confidential flight details

Turbulence over Virgin Atlantic as list of celebrities in 'leak' scandal grows longer

Richard Branson's airline investigates claims that passengers' flight plans were 'sold' to photo agency

Take That star Mark Owen to be a father again

Take That star Mark Owen said he was "thrilled" after he confirmed he is the third member of the band set to become a father this year.

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