Leicester's Sam Bailey is through the semi-finals of the 'X-Factor' after she wowed judges at the weekend with performances of Whitney Houston and Emeli Sande songs.
The former prison officer is the odds-on favourite to win the competition which ends in two weeks.
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A spokesman for Derbyshire police said that the cyclist was killed in a collision with a lorry near a roundabout off Raynesway in Derby.
Two young people from Worcester have been disqualified from keeping animals for life for starving two pet dogs, one of which later died.
Police say they are investigating the incident to see if it was placed there with intent to cause danger to other road users.