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

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X Factor winner James Arthur tops charts with 'Impossible'

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

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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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