X Factor: District 3 voted off after sing-off with Union J

District 3 lose battle of the boy bands as they are voted off X Factor after sing-off with Union J | UPDATED: 21:26 GMT, 11 November 2012 District 3 were voted off The X Factor on Sunday after going head-to-head with fellow boy band Union J. Their mentor Louis Walsh refused to chose between his two acts, meaning it was up to his fellow judges to decide with a majority vote.

X Factor 2012: Rita Ora barely contains her modesty in a black crocheted catsuit

Hole-y moly! Rita Ora barely contains her modesty as she takes to The X Factor stage in a black crocheted catsuit | UPDATED: 12:32 GMT, 5 November 2012 As a former guest judge on The X Factor it only makes sense for Rita Ora to show contestants on the ITV programme how to take to the stage like a pro. And on Sunday night, that's exactly what she did when she performed her new single Shine Your Light in front of judges Gary Barlow, Tulisa, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger. The 21-year-old made sure she was unforgettable as stood in the spotlight wearing a black crocheted catsuit designed by Julien Macdonald

Bottoms up! Do soaring sales of Kanye and co"s favourite tipple, champagne, mean we"re finally out of the economic doldrums?

Bottoms up! Do soaring sales of champagne mean we're finally out of the economic doldrums Industry figures reveal sales of champagne are hitting record highs after three-year lullRichard Brierley of Vanquish Wine says demand is 'almost to the point where we can't keep up'Says customers are ordering 110 bottles of Dom Perignon 2003 by the case-load | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 5 November 2012 The hemline index has long been said to be an indicator of the health of an economy – if skirts are getting longer, we're in dire straits.

Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa Contostavlos go head-to-head again as they battle for the X Factor style crown

Glitter or glamour Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa Contostavlos go head-to-head again as they battle for the X Factor style crown | UPDATED: 14:19 GMT, 4 November 2012 They step out onto the X Factor stage every week dressed to nines and fighting to be crowned the most fashionable judge. And this week, both ladies put their best foot forward when it came to their style choices Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa Contostavlos both looked stunning in totally different dresses, with Nicole opting for a sexy leather dress while the N-Dubz star sparkled from top to toe in a lilac sequin number. Scroll down for video Close call: Both Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa Contostavlos brought their A-game to X Factor's weekly style-off Leather and sequins: Nicole opted for a sexy look this week while Tulisa kept it girly in a pastel dress Nicole decided to bare some skin in a strapless black leather dress that hugged her enviable figure in all the right places.

X Factor 2012: Union J move on from Jade Ellis"s shock exit and get back to rehearsals

Onwards and upwards! Union J move on from Jade's shock exit and get back to X Factor rehearsals | UPDATED: 16:07 GMT, 29 October 2012 They were shocked to find themselves in the sing-off on Sunday night, but they've put it behind them and are back in rehearsals.

"Every day I thought, I"m going to die today": X Factor"s Jahmene Douglas reveals how his father almost killed his mother with a…

'Every day I thought, I'm going to die today': X Factor's Jahmene Douglas reveals how his father almost killed his mother with a blowtorch | UPDATED: 13:56 GMT, 20 October 2012 Jahmene Douglas is perhaps the most placid and shy performer on this year's X Factor. But behind the sensational voice lies a boy who once feared that any moment could be his last.

Tanya Jones puts on a brave face as she jets to LA as Russian singer claims she has been seeing Vinnie for a year

Tanya Jones puts on a brave face as she jets to LA as Russian singer claims she has been seeing Vinnie for a year | UPDATED: 21:32 GMT, 15 October 2012 Her husband claims to be the victim of a set up after images of him kissing another woman emerged yesterday. But instead of crumbling under the strain of recent Tanya Jones is putting on a brave face.

X Factor 2012: The full extent of Gary Barlow"s tantrum is revealed in a backstage video

Someone's got a bad temper! The full extent of Gary Barlow's Rylan tantrum on the X Factor is revealed in a backstage video | UPDATED: 21:33 GMT, 12 October 2012 Viewers watched in shock as Gary Barlow stormed off at the end of X Factor's first live show, but now the full extent of his tantrum has been revealed. A new video shows the Take That star has he stalks off to his dressing room with a face like thunder following the news that his act, Carolynne Poole, would be going home.

X Factor: Louis Walsh says he did not fix deadlock

I didn't fix X Factor, honest! It's the latest scandal to hit the show – a producer 'telling' Louis Walsh to take last weekend's vote to deadlock PUBLISHED: 23:46 GMT, 11 October 2012 | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 12 October 2012 For Louis Walsh, it has been the most controversial time in the nine years he has been a judge on ITV1’s X Factor. Last Sunday’s show finished in chaos when Louis refused to nominate which act to send home — the flamboyant Rylan Clark or glamorous Carolynne Poole.