Auditioning for The X Factor 2014? What to do to be as successful as One Direction

Auditioning for The X Factor 2014? What to do to be as successful as One Direction

Just follow our quick and simple guide to achieve X Factor superstardom Read more

Arsenal ‘still 100% keen on Sami Khedira transfer despite wage demands row’

Arsenal ‘still 100% keen on Sami Khedira transfer despite wage demands row’

Arsenal are still 100% interested in Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira despite suggestions the deal in on the verge of collapsing over wage demands. Read more

Tottenham set to sign ‘new John Terry’ Eric Dier in £4million transfer

Tottenham set to sign ‘new John Terry’ Eric Dier in £4million transfer

Tottenham are close to agreeing a deal with Sporting Lisbon to sign their English defender Eric Dier – who has been dubbed the new John Terry. Read more

Should we really be worried about the Ebola virus in Britain?

Should we really be worried about the Ebola virus in Britain?

Hundreds of people have died in west Africa in what is now the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. But as the government here says the virus is a threat to Britain, do we really need to take precautions? Read more

Wayward Manor review – enter sandman

Wayward Manor review – enter sandman

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman authors his first ever video game, but does this ghostly puzzler have anything more than a good script? Read more

Games Inbox: EA Access worries, Mario Kart 8 sales, and The Last Of Us 2

Games Inbox: EA Access worries, Mario Kart 8 sales, and The Last Of Us 2

The morning Inbox struggles to cope with Destiny withdrawal symptoms, as one reader recalls the horror of Operation Raccoon City. Read more

Jose Mourinho says Romelu Lukaku did not have right ‘mentality’ to play for Chelsea

Jose Mourinho says Romelu Lukaku did not have right ‘mentality’ to play for Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he sold Romelu Lukaku to Everton because the striker did not have the right mentality to compete for a place at the club. Read more

Blur didn’t finish their new album because ‘there was too much commuting…and it was a bit too hot’

Blur didn’t finish their new album because ‘there was too much commuting…and it was a bit too hot’

Er… it’s called work guys! Read more

This is what Death Metal sounds like when it’s played on a ukelele

This is what Death Metal sounds like when it’s played on a ukelele

Scallon has gained a big online following thanks to his unconventional covers of the heaviest metal songs. Read more

Christina Aguilera’s naked baby shower cake is an atrocity

Christina Aguilera’s naked baby shower cake is an atrocity

We’d heard Christina Aguilera’s baby shower was all romance and candles but then we saw the cake… And we really wish we hadn’t! Read more

Usain Bolt denies calling Commonwealth Games ‘a bit s***’

Usain Bolt denies calling Commonwealth Games ‘a bit s***’

The Jamaican sprinter wasted no time in making sure fans knew he was happy to compete in Scotland. Read more

The X Factor 2014: Robert Pattinson’s sister woos Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole with her ‘husky vocals’

The X Factor 2014: Robert Pattinson’s sister woos Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole with her ‘husky vocals’

Robert Pattinson’s elder sister Lizzy Pattinson is through to The X Factor’s live auditions after impressing Simon, Cheryl, Mel B and Louis Walsh with her ‘husky, soulful vocals’ during her first audition. Read more

Driverless cars to hit British roads next year

Driverless cars to hit British roads next year

Driverless cars are set to take to British roads from next year. The cars, which are guided by a system of sensors and cameras, will be driven on public roads from January in trials that will last between 18 and 36 months. Cities are being invited by the government to bid for a share of […] Read more

Britons ‘make history with 50-day record Pacific crossing in rowing boat’

Britons ‘make history with 50-day record Pacific crossing in rowing boat’

Team Noman, all aged 24, set off from California last month on their voyage from California to Hawaii. Read more

Ukip fundraiser used to run two brothels and spank people

Ukip fundraiser used to run two brothels and spank people

Vanessa Coleman reportedly made £640,000 in a year from two illicit businesses in Bournemouth before she was arrested in a police raid. Read more

EXCLUSIVE: NHS doctor tells of his hell on Ebola ward in Sierra Leone

EXCLUSIVE: NHS doctor tells of his hell on Ebola ward in Sierra Leone

An NHS doctor has urged the world to wake up to the growing threat of Ebola after risking his life working 24-hour hospital shifts trying to save pregnant women struck down by the disease. Read more

Girl branded ‘too beautiful to play volleyball’ as she is a distraction from the game

Girl branded ‘too beautiful to play volleyball’ as she is a distraction from the game

Sabina, who plays for Kazakhstan’s youth squad, has drawn an overwhelming amount of publicity. Read more

Malaysia Airlines plane forced to abort take-off

Malaysia Airlines plane forced to abort take-off

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to abort a take-off after air traffic control urgently radioed pilots to tell them they were on a collision course with another jet. Read more

TOWIE 2014: Don’t look now Jacq, Dan Osborne gives Bobby Norris a snog

TOWIE 2014: Don’t look now Jacq, Dan Osborne gives Bobby Norris a snog

She’s already fought off the likes of TOWIE babes Jasmin Walia and Georgia Kousoulou but it seems Bobby Norris has been Jacqueline Jossa’s real threat all along. Read more

Watch Cesc Fabregas score his first goal for Chelsea against Vitesse Arnhem

Watch Cesc Fabregas score his first goal for Chelsea against Vitesse Arnhem

Cesc Fabregas scored a fine first goal in a Chelsea shirt when the Spaniard netted a fantastic free kick during The Blues’ 3-1 win away to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem on Wednesday. Read more

Instant hog roast: 170 pigs struck by rare ‘ball of lightning’

Instant hog roast: 170 pigs struck by rare ‘ball of lightning’

400 pigs were being housed in a barn in southern China’s Hunan province when a rare ‘ball of lighting’ hit the metal structure. Read more

Hollyoaks: Maxine and Dodger kiss, but is it over already?

Hollyoaks: Maxine and Dodger kiss, but is it over already?

Just when we thought Maxine and Dodger were about to get their happy ever after, their blossoming romance has been left in tatters. AGAIN. Read more

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer and collector’s editions revealed

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer and collector’s editions revealed

Activision has given its most detailed look yet at the story mode for this year’s new COD, as its collector’s edition goes digital. Read more

Orlando Bloom vs. Justin Bieber: ‘It’s the closest we’ll ever get to seeing Legolas fight a Hobbit’ – You said it, not us

Orlando Bloom vs. Justin Bieber: ‘It’s the closest we’ll ever get to seeing Legolas fight a Hobbit’ – You said it, not us

We’ve all seen the video of Orlando Bloom throwing a punch in Justin Bieber’s direction and you lot on Twitter have had us in stitches. Just like the rest of the world, we’ve been waiting for Biebs to get his comeuppance for yonks, but we never could have predicted this. Who’d have thought Orlando had it in him for a start?! Read more