• Peter Andre puts best foot forward as Janette Manrara is confirmed as Strictly partner

    Peter Andre made his dancing debut in the kick-off episode of Strictly Come Dancing, which brought plenty of sequins and stars to the silver screen on Saturday evening. The Mysterious Girl singer proved he is a force to be reckoned with on the dancefloor as he showcased his moves to Jess Glynne's Hold My Hand in the group routine for the episode's grande finale. Already a favourite to win – Peter was the bookies' favourite when he was confirmed in the line-up in mid-August – the singer’s dancing partner has officially been confirmed. He will be perfecting his moves with

  • Tearful Rita Ora comforted by Simon Cowell over future of X Factor contestant

    Last weekend saw Simon Cowell brought to tears by a contestant's powerful rendition of Jealous by Labrinth, and during Saturday's episode of The X Factor it was Rita Ora's turn to get tearful. The talent show's new judge became overwhelmed with emotion when she was forced to cast the deciding vote on hopeful Shianne Phillips' future on the show. The judges' panel was divided following the dental nurse's performance of Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing, with fellow new judge Nick Grimshaw and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini saying, "Yes" to 24-year-old, while Simon said, "No", leaving Rita the deciding vote. Rita Ora was comforted