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Song choice revealed for X Factor's Sam Lavery

'Vote Sam' banner in her hometown Coxhoe, County Durham. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

It's Disco Week on The X Factor and its been revealed what County Durham's Sam Lavery will be singing as she takes to the stage on Saturday night.

She'll take on Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive on week X of the show.

Yesterday she revealed all the latest gossip from the X Factor house.

The other contestants will perform:

Matt Terry - Best of My Love, The Emotions

Ryan Lawrie - Play that Funky Music, Wild Cherry

Emily Middlemas - Wishing on a Star, Rose Royce

Honey G - Stayin' Alive, BeeGees

Saara Aalto - No More Tears (Enough is Enough), Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer

5 After Midnight - Boogie Wonderland/September medley, Earth, Wind & Fire

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The Dark Angel concludes on ITV tonight

The second and final part to ITV's crime drama 'Dark Angel' will air tonight (November 7) at 9pm.

The drama is based on the true story of Mary Ann Cotton, known as Britain's first female serial killer.

Joanne Froggatt who plays Mary Ann Cotton in ITV's crime drama Dark Angel. Credit: ITV

It tells how Cotton, who was originally from Houghton-le-Spring, set about poisoning her victims with arsenic over an eight-year span in an attempt to benefit from insurance money.

Some suggest the number of victims could be as high as 21 and it is thought Cotton murdered her own mother and 11 of her 13 children.

Watch Helen Pearson's report here:

Cheryl will approve of Sam's X Factor song choice

North East X Factor contender Sam Lavery, 17, will perform a Girls Aloud song on The X Factor at the weekend.

This week's theme is Girlbands v Boybands and Sam's choice will go down well with former X Factor judge Cheryl who was a part of the group formed on Popstars - The Rivals.

Sam Lavery hits POB's red carpet

It could be something she has to get used to... Sam Lavery, 17, walked the red carpet last night at the Pride of Britain awards in London. The X Factor contestant, from County Durham, may end up a regular face at televised events if she wins the ITV talent show.

Sam Lavery Credit: PA

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Bonnie Tyler's best friend sends luck to Sam Lavery

North East X Factor hopeful Sam Lavery, 17, will perform Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart this weekend on the ITV show.

Bonnie's best friend, North East entertainer Lorraine Crosby, has wished Sam the best of luck, admitting, it's a big song!

Bonnie Tyler with Lorraine Crosby Credit: Jason Warnes

"Hope she nails the song good luck" "Jim Steinman's epic track Total Eclipse is one of the biggest power ballads of all time"

– Lorraine Crosby
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