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8 of our favourite Vines by X Factor’s Jake Quickenden – Warning: Muscles are involved

With The X Factor well and truly underway we feel the need to connect with the finalists and what better way than to stalk their social media profiles? And yes, we have a reason. We’re journos, it’s our job. *Ahem*

Jake Quickenden from the boys category has a Vine account and since we’re pretty much on Vine all the time, we were filled with joy when we saw our favourite X Factor hottie in attempt to make us LOL. Continue reading

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October’s MP! Book Club: Sick by Tom Leveen

Sickness rips through Brian’s school, blood devouring zombies that won’t let anyone or thing stand in their way. What would you do if you were stuck in school and everyone around you was slowly being taken away into sickness? Prepare to not be able to put this book down. 

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Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They’re the misfits, the troublemakers — the ones who jump their High School’s electrified fence to skip school regularly. So when the virus breaks out, they’re the only ones with a chance of surviving. The virus turns Brian’s classmates and teachers into bloodthirsty attackers who don’t die easily. In other words: Zombies.

The whole school goes on lockdown and the military surrounds the fence and Brian and his best friend Chad are safe (and stuck) in the theater department — far from Brian’s sister, Kenzie and his ex-girlfriend with a panic attack problem, Laura. Brian and Chad, along with some of the theater kids who he’d never given the time of day before, decide to find the girls and bring them to the safety of the theater. But it won’t be easy, and it will test everything they thought they knew about themselves and their classmates. In a world turned upside down, who exactly are the real monsters?

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Watch: Isac Elliot premieres new video for single ‘Tired of Missing You’

Finnish pop singer Isac Elliot has unveiled the video for his new single ‘Tired of Missing You’. The track which is out now on iTunes is incredibly catchy and has had us at MP! Headquarters singing along to it all day. It has a strong club vibe with the beat often dropping making you want to get up and dance like a lunatic! The track is lifted off the singers second studio album ‘Follow Me’ which is released next month. Continue reading

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Lauren Platt and Only The Young won our X Factor style votes on 80’s week! Stunning while they serenaded us.

X-Factor style round-up alert!

The return of The X Factor is what everybody is talking about this time of year, who is more talented?  Who is hottest? Who is the joke act?

This gathers so many opinions on how we all perceive a winner to look and sound like, and in the words of Louis Walsh ‘you look like a popstar, you sound like a popstar’ you really have to look like one.

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Watch: Liam Payne’s dance moves on point and Zayn Malik going back to his original form in One Direction ‘Steal My Girl’ teasers

One Direction’s highly expected new video for their latest single ‘Steal My Girl’ is going to hit our screens on Friday 24th October and we’re waiting this day with the same excitement and frenzy we wait the pizza guy with our delivery.

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Hot New Couple? Ed Sheeran swipes yes to Taylor Swift on Tinder

Our favourite ginger popstar (sorry Tash from Atomic Kitten) Ed Sheeran is currently playing his sold out UK tour which included a whopping four nights at the O2, (read our MP! review of the show here) however you may be wondering what Eddy gets up to during the day before a gig? Well, he met up with Dave Berry from Capital FM to play a game of ‘Celebrity Matchmaking’.EdSheeran

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October’s MP! Book Club: Yolo by Lauren Myracle

The fourth book in the Internet girls series, ‘Yolo’ by Lauren Myracle  is a modern tale of three BFF’s trying to cope with long distance relationships and the struggles of moving away from home. Could you cope with making new friends all over again and getting dumped by text? 

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It’s freshman year of college for the winsome threesome and *everything* is different. For one, the best friends are facing their first semester apart. Way, way apart. Across the country. And it’s not just the girls who are separated. Zoe’s worried that Doug wants to break up now that they’re at different schools and Maddie’s boyfriend Ian is back in Georgia. And Angela joins a sorority, which is SO not a Maddie thing to do. In the face of chance and diverging paths, Maddie’s got a plan to keep the friends close and it involved embracing the present, making memories and skydiving!

Using of-the-moment technology, Lauren brings her ground-breaking series into the brave new virtual world of texting and tweets.

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