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Singer faces eviction if she keeps parrot at home

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X Factor fans may remember Cori Burns' appearance on the show last September.

The 64-year-old songstress scooted on the stage in her cock-a-tooter.

But the bird lady's love of her feathered friends has led to her being threatened with eviction from her Hastings home.

All because of an African grey called Tommy.

As Tony Green reports.

Tony spoke to singer-songwriter Cori Burns and 'Lord Brett Mc Lean', friend of Cori Burns.

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Nicole makes their dreams come true...

'Rays of Sunshine' for Nicole and the children Credit: Rays of Sunshine

Thomas, from Ashford, Tia-Mae, from Strood and Tilly, from Sittingbourne, who are all nine-years-old, as well as 12-year-old Abigail from Sheerness, joined iX Factor judge, Nicole Scherzinger for a show-stopping and moving rendition of Ain’t no Mountain High Enough. They performed at The Rays of Sunshine Concert at The SSE Arena, Wembley.

The group from Kent are part of the Rays of Sunshine Wish Choir, a group of 14 brave and inspirational seriously ill children who have all had their wishes granted by the charity that grants wishes for children living with serious or life-limiting illness.

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X Factor returns for 13th series...and Dermot is back!

It's a staple of Saturday night viewing in millions of homes across the country - and X Factor is back on ITV this weekend for what will be its 13th series.

Fans can expect the return of some familiar faces - with Dermot O'Leary as host. And the judging panel has had a big shake-up too: Louis and Nicole have both made comebacks.

Meanwhile Simon and Sharon will also be returning, although prior engagements meant they weren't able to make the show's premiere. Matt Price reports.

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