Judge said he was “astounded” a more rapid reaction to initiate legal proceedings by Tulisa Contostavios did not take place. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor judge and singer Tulisa Contostavios has been refused permission to bring defamation proceedings against the Irish Sun newspaper arising from(...)

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London  today. Contostavlos is on trial accused of being concerned with the supply of a class A drug, which she denies. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos used code words to help broker a cocaine deal with an undercover reporter who claimed she was in the frame f(...)

Apsley director Arshad Mahmood with the suit featuring 22-carat gold stitching, a gold waistcoat and diamond-encrusted gold buttons

Wearing this tin of fruit in an Irish boardroom during these straitened times may constitute a hanging offence, but executives out there looking for t(...)