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Today’s top gossip:
Cheryl Cole has contracted malaria, her spokesperson has confirmed. The singer is thought to have been bitten by a mosquito while holidaying in Tanzania with dancer Derek Hough. After reports in the tabloids that she collapsed during a photoshoot, Cole‘s spokesperson said she is now being treated in hospital for the infectious disease. Simon Cowell, who is currently filming for the new series of The X Factor, has told Cole not to rush back to work (various).
From the papers:
Liverpool and Spain footballer Fernando Torres says Kasabian are his favourite band. “For nearly a year now we have been playing ‘Club Foot’ in the dressing room before every Spanish international,” he explained (The Sun).
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