EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Scherzinger confirms X Factor 2014 return for live performance

EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Scherzinger confirms X Factor 2014 return for live performance

And you won’t have long to wait! Read more

7 reasons Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is better than Destiny

7 reasons Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is better than Destiny

Is Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel better than Destiny? Read more

There’s a solar eclipse happening on Thursday

There’s a solar eclipse happening on Thursday

If you miss it, you can catch the next one in around three years time. Read more

Former Derby County footballer Medi Abalimba sent to prison for pretending to be Chelsea flop Gael Kakuta

Former Derby County footballer Medi Abalimba sent to prison for pretending to be Chelsea flop Gael Kakuta

He spent thousands trying to pass himself off as Kakuta. Read more

Does everyone who gets flesh tunnels regret the decision?

Does everyone who gets flesh tunnels regret the decision?

Plastic surgeons have recently reported a sharp rise in the number of people seeking operations to repair holes left by flesh tunnels. We asked Metro.co.uk readers who’ve had their ears stretched to share their experiences. Read more

Daniel Crowley proves he’s Arsenal’s next big star with stunning hat-trick against Anderlecht’s youth team

Daniel Crowley proves he’s Arsenal’s next big star with stunning hat-trick against Anderlecht’s youth team

New Jack Wilshere? Perhaps. Read more

Agents of SHIELD season 2 airs in the UK this week – what new comic characters can we expect?

Agents of SHIELD season 2 airs in the UK this week – what new comic characters can we expect?

Where did we leave the Agents at the end of season one? Read more

Soldier injured after shots are fired outside Canadian parliament

Soldier injured after shots are fired outside Canadian parliament

The incident happened in Ottawa this afternoon, and the gunman is still on the run. Read more

Dead headteacher allowed to hang in school classroom

Dead headteacher allowed to hang in school classroom

The teacher had outlined his desire to stay in the lab in his will. Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo reduces crowds of girls to tears after Real Madrid match

Cristiano Ronaldo reduces crowds of girls to tears after Real Madrid match

No, this isn’t a One Direction concert… Read more

‘Don’t thank me…I’ve done nothing for you': The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade gives spectactularly awkward C4 News interview

‘Don’t thank me…I’ve done nothing for you': The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade gives spectactularly awkward C4 News interview

Well it’s certainly a contender, thanks to The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade… Read more

Should you tell friends and family you’re dating a trans guy? How to go about it

Should you tell friends and family you’re dating a trans guy? How to go about it

Prepare for rejection, ridicule and fear. Read more

Liverpool plot £30m January move for Paris Saint-Germain’s Ezequiel Lavezzi

Liverpool plot £30m January move for Paris Saint-Germain’s Ezequiel Lavezzi

Brendan Rodgers is hoping to add to his attacking options. Read more

Teacher sent home on first day of school because she has tattoos

Teacher sent home on first day of school because she has tattoos

The school suggested she covers up her tattoos with bandages and plasters. Read more

Paul Cantlie, father of Islamic State hostage, dies

Paul Cantlie, father of Islamic State hostage, dies

He died aged 80 ‘from complications following pneumonia’. Read more

TOWIE 2014 news: Fran flips at Lewis, Jess and Lydia get physical and Tom Pearce has his wicked way with George

TOWIE 2014 news: Fran flips at Lewis, Jess and Lydia get physical and Tom Pearce has his wicked way with George

Another one bites the dust… Read more

Why Huddersfield Town’s record signing Nahki Wells can’t get into the team

Why Huddersfield Town’s record signing Nahki Wells can’t get into the team

Town made Nahki Wells their record signing earlier this year but, already, he is struggling to make the starting line-up. Read more

Is this a real-life fairy caught on camera for the first time?

Is this a real-life fairy caught on camera for the first time?

CCTV captures creature from English folklore in eerie video. Read more

Dutch pranksters trick foodies into thinking McDonald’s is gourmet food

Dutch pranksters trick foodies into thinking McDonald’s is gourmet food

“Rolls around the tongue nicely” Read more

27 things women do during sex that men hate

27 things women do during sex that men hate

Our post on what men do in bed that women hate has had you all divided, that’s for sure. So now we’re letting you know, according to Facebook, the things guys really hate girls doing. Read more

Ed Sheeran FINALLY admits hit song Don’t is about Ellie Goulding and Niall Horan – but he’s totally over the anger now

Ed Sheeran FINALLY admits hit song Don’t is about Ellie Goulding and Niall Horan – but he’s totally over the anger now

Don’t mess with a redhead… Read more

Good news, you’re not a ‘grown-up’ until you reach 24, according to research

Good news, you’re not a ‘grown-up’ until you reach 24, according to research

Probably we’re all too busy taking selfies to actually grow up. Read more

Not again! Manchester City’s European woes continue in Russia

Not again! Manchester City’s European woes continue in Russia

One day, just one day Manchester City may finally resolve the conundrum that is the Champions League. Read more

Tom Hanks the writer: Actor has short story Alan Bean Plus Four published

Tom Hanks the writer: Actor has short story Alan Bean Plus Four published

Is there nothing that guy can’t do? Read more