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The singer Tulisa Contostavlos has tweeted that she "won't be part of the X Factor panel this year":
Her tweet continues: "Just wanted to let you all know that I won't be part of the X Factor panel this year.
"I've had a great time on the show, but this year it's time to do something different.
"I'd like to thank everyone on The X Factor for two amazing years. Stay tuned as I have a very exciting announcement soon!"
Open auditions for groups for the new series are taking place in London today.
Coleen Rooney has tweeted a picture of her second son Klay, who was born earlier today.
A pupil at Plaza Towers Elementary School has described how he survived the tornado after his teacher used her body to shield him and his friends.
Damian Britton told NBC's Today show "she saved our lives":
Oxfordshire County Council has confirmed that they had 'limited involvement' with the family of Sarah Dahane in 2012.
– Statement from Oxfordshire County Council Social Services team
The county council was not in contact with the family of Sarah Dahane in the months leading up to this tragic incident, but did previously have limited involvement which ended in June 2012. We cannot comment further except to say that we will be supporting the police with their enquiries in any way that we can.
The Prime Minister's spokesman said: "The most recent statistics (show that) over the last three weeks, A&E performance has actually exceeded the 95% standards for people admitted or discharged within four hours.
"There are also 1 million more people visiting A&E than three years ago."
Boris Johnson has urged speedy action on same-sex marriage, saying: "Get it on the statute books and get on with it."
The Mayor of London also called on fractious Tories to train their guns on Labour following the recent reports of unrest among the party's backbenchers and grassroot members.
One of the pupils of Plaza Towers School, which was destroyed by the tornado, has recounted how a teacher saved his life.
Damian Britton told NBC's Today show that the tornado "sounded like a train coming by" and how a "teacher took cover of us" as it passed over the school.
"She saved our lives," he added.
Asked to describe what he saw after it had passed over, he said: "It was just a disaster. There was a bunch of stuff just thrown around and the cars were tipped over and it smelled like gas".
Eddie Braben, the man credited with the success of Morecambe and Wise, has died this morning.
One of the duo's most famous sketches featured newsreader Angela Rippon dancing with Ernie and Eric on a Christmas special in 1976, which was watched by 27 million viewers.