Girls Aloud have reunited for a tour next year, opening with two dates in Cheryl Cole's hometown of Newcastle upon Tyne.
The group announced their plans at a press conference on Friday.
The 12-date tour will open in Newcastle with two gigs on February 21 and 22.
.They also confirmed the release of their new single, Something New, on November 18.
A greatest hits album, called Ten, will also be released.
This year marks a decade since they were put together by the ITV show Popstars: The Rivals and claimed their first number one with Sound Of The Underground.
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