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Liam Payne Promises One Direction Will Reunite After Hiatus


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Liam Payne revealed One Direction have plans to continue working together after their hiatus. Speaking in a recent interview with Attitude, Payne addressed rumours that the band - which consists of Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan – are planning on permanently separating. 

Liam PayneLiam Payne at the US Open in New York, September 2015.

Read More: Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean?' Steals One Direction's Spotify Streaming Record.

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Will Zayn Malik Be Joining The Weeknd Onstage At The VMAs?


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One Direction fans could be in for a special surprise during tonight’s MTV VMA awards, as the rumour is that former member Zayn Malik will be taking to the stage for a duet with The Weeknd. The appearance would be Zayn’s first performance since quitting the boyband earlier this year and pursuing a solo career.

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A source told The Mirror, “He's been rehearsing all day. Obviously when you spend so much time with a band and a group you have support so now he's on his own it's different.” Zayn has in the past expressed his love for the American singer, tweeting earlier this month, "High for this ... Weekend tune on a Tuesday ha.”

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One Direction’s Planned 2016 Break Is “Healthy”, Simon Cowell Claims


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Simon Cowell has addressed rumours that One Direction are permanently splitting up. The boy band, which is down to four members after the departure of Zayn Malik in March, devastated their fans earlier this week when they announced they plan to take a temporary break.

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Read More: One Direction Take To Twitter To Assure Fans Break Won't Be Permanent.

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Miley Cyrus Voted Worst Celebrity Role Model By British Parents


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Miley Cyrus has been voted the worst celebrity role model for children in a new survey of British parents. A whopping 78% of parents of children under 10 say that the former ‘Hannah Montana’ star is “off the rails” and wouldn’t want their kids to idolise her.

The survey by British website vouchercloud.com asked 2,287 British parents, all of whom have at least one child under the age of 10, the question: “are there any celebrities you would hate for your children to idolise?” and were provided with a list of male and female celebrities to select from.

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One Direction Take To Twitter To Assure Fans Break Won't Be Permanent


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One Direction fans have been going into panic mode since Monday, when the news broke that the boyband were planning to go on a year long hiatus starting next March. But while the band had initially stayed quiet on the reports, three members have now taken to twitter to try and assure fans this is not the end.

One DirectionOne Direction will be taking a break sometime next year.

‘Ok so Lots of rumours going round. We are not splitting up, but we will be taking a well earned break at some point next year,’ Niall Horan wrote on twitter. ‘Don't worry though, we still have lots we want to achieve! Can’t wait for you to hear all the new music we have for you and to perform,’ the 21 year old added.

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One Direction Will Take Long Break After Fifth Album


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Take a deep breath, Directioners, they're not officially splitting up - and this apparently has nothing to do with Zayn Malik's departure from the band. Today it was revealed that Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan have agreed to an extended break of at least 12 months, starting in March 2016, to pursue solo projects.

One Direction performing live in Central Park, New YorkThe 1D boys are going in different directions

The Sun reveals the boys have decided not to take the opportunity to tour after the Christmas release of their fifth album, and will instead temporarily disband, leaving each of them free to pursue other avenues.

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Conor Maynard And Example Weigh In On Zayn Malik's Twitter Behaviour


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Since leaving One Direction earlier this year Zayn Malik has had his fair share of twitter spats, taking on everyone from his former bandmates to Calvin Harris. Now rapper Example and singer Conor Maynard have weighed in on Zayn’s recent twitter antics, which aren't exactly helping to endear the ex-One Directioner to his fellow musicians.

Conor MaynardConor Maynard has ‘unfollowed’ Zayn Malik on twitter.

Speaking to the Daily Star Sunday, Example compared Malik to a young Robbie Williams, accusing the singer trying too hard to make a name for himself. "He's probably just a young frustrated guy who is hitting out," Example said.

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Watch One Direction Blast Off With NASA In 'Drag Me Down' Video


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One Direction have released their new video for single ‘Drag Me Down’ and let’s just say it’s out if this world! The video shows Harry, Niall, Liam and Louis inside the NASA Space Centre in Houston, Texas fooling around and being put through their paces before blasting off into outer space.

One DirectionOne Direction have released the video for single ‘Drag Me Down’

The video dropped on Friday (August) 21st and is the group’s first as a foursome following the departure of Zayn Malik earlier this year. The promo was an instant hit among the boyband’s ever loyal fans who had #DragMeDownVideo trending worldwide on twitter within hours of the clip hitting.

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Little Mix Announced As Support For One Direction's Apple Music Gig In London


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Girl group Little Mix have been confirmed as the support act for One Direction’s show at this year’s Apple Music Festival in London. The group will open for the boys at their headlining show on September 22nd at The Roundhouse theatre in London.

Little MixLittle Mix will support One Direction at the Apple Music festival.

The gig will be the first time the two pop groups have appeared together since One Direction member Zayn Malik left the band. Zayn was also engaged to Little Mix member Perrie Edwards but the two ended their relationship just a few weeks ago.

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Zayn Malik And Calvin Harris Quarrel Over Taylor Swift’s Decision To Leave Spotify On Twitter


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With rumoured ‘bad blood’ with Katy Perry, Twitter feuds with Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus criticising the violent content of one of her music videos, Taylor Swift isn’t that popular with many of her fellow artists. The latest artist to come to blows with Swift, or rather her boyfriend Calvin Harris, is former One Direction star, Zayn Malik. Malik and Harris spent yesterday evening squalling on Twitter after Malik retweeted a picture comparing Swift and Miley Cyrus.

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Niall Horan Shies Away From Awkward Zayn Comment


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There are some things that people should never joke about - one of which is Zayn leaving One Direction, especially to an existing member of the band. Unfortunately, for Radio 1 breakfast fill-in host, Scott Mills, that is exactly the topic he brought up when talking to Niall from the band this morning.

Niall HoranNiall was put on the spot when Scott Mills spoke to him about Zayn

Scott was speaking to 1D’s Niall on the show and went to a place that no One Directioner wanted him to go when he said of Zayn: "You didn’t need that other guy."

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Is Zayn Malik Interested In Zendaya?


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Despite breaking up with his fiancée less than a month ago, Zayn Malik seems to getting over it pretty quickly, with reports emerging that he’s found a new love interest in model and Disney star Zendaya Coleman.

Zendaya, 18, is friends with Taylor Swift and recently had a guest role alongside a host of other Swiftie BFFs in the video for ‘Bad Blood’. 22 year old Zayn, who recently dumped Perrie Edwards of Little Mix via text message, is apparently pursuing her through messaging about the possibility of working together.

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Zayn Malik Breaks Off Engagement To Perrie Edwards


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Just four months after he left One Direction seemingly in order to boost their relationship, news has emerged that Zayn Malik has abruptly called off his engagement to fiancée Perrie Edwards.

The former 1D star, who is in the process of launching a solo career, has left 22 year old Little Mix star Perrie “devastated” after ending their relationship a fortnight ago. A source close to the ex-couple told MailOnline on Tuesday (August 4th): “Perrie is absolutely devastated. Zayn called off the engagement two weeks ago, she's so upset.”

Perrie EdwardsPerrie Edwards promoting Little Mix's single last week, after splitting with Zayn Malik

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Zayn Malik Tweets His Support For New One Direction Single 'Drag Me Down'


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Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has proved once and for all there’s no bad blood between him and his former bandmates. The singer, who left the group earlier this year, took to Twitter on Saturday to congratulate his former bandmates on their first single since his departure, 'Drag Me Down'.

Zayn MalikZayn Malik has shown his support for One Direction’s new single.

The group unexpectedly released ‘Drag Me Down’ on Thursday, with band member Liam Payne tweeting, ‘Bit of a surprise ! Check out our new single! It’s called Drag Me Down & I hope you love it as much as we do.’ The track then climbed to the top of the charts on iTunes and Spotify just hours after it’s shock release.

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Is Zayn Malik The Next Robbie Williams?


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Zayn Malik has come a long way in the five years since he hid backstage during 'X Factor' bootcamp, too afraid to dance in front of the cameras and judges. These days, the 22-year-old heartthrob is used to performing for tens of thousands of screaming fans in One Direction's sell-out arena tours. 

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And now, it emerges, he's taking the bold step of going solo, just months after sensationally quitting the band in March. Zayn has bagged himself a new record deal with RCA, home of Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys, and he's promising to show a new side to himself, tweeting '#REALME' after signing the contract, and posting a photo at the studio.

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Surprise New One Direction Single Tops ITunes Chart Within An Hour


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Just a day after Zayn Malik said that he had left them to make “#realmusic”, One Direction are showing that life continues without him as they dropped their first single as a quartet on Friday morning, entitled ‘Drag Me Down’.

The single made a surprise appearance on the iTunes store and Spotify at around 6:30am on Friday (July 31st), followed by its radio debut on BBC Radio 1 a couple of hours later. 1D’s Liam Payne also tweeted a link to the iTunes store, saying “Bit of a surprise! Check out our new single! It’s called ‘Drag Me Down’ & I hope you love it as much as we do.”

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Zayn Malik Signs Solo Record Deal With RCA


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Zayn Malik is getting the next step in his career under way with the news that he’s signed a solo recording deal with the major label RCA, announcing in the process that he intends to make “#realmusic’.

On Wednesday (July 29th), Billboard revealed that the 22 year old ex-One Directioner has also signed up with management company Turn First, who also look after Iggy Azalea, and will be working with R&B producer Malay, somebody who has worked with the likes of John Legend and Frank Ocean.

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Zayn Malik Hits Out At Producer Naughty Boy On Twitter. Is Their Friendship Over?


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It seems that the friendship and musical collaboration between Zayn Malik and producer Naughty Boy is official over, after the ex-One Direction member aimed some not subtle tweets at his former friend. The pair were thought to be working together on Zayn’s solo material ever since the 22 year old announced his departure from the boyband in March.

Zayn MalikZayn Malik and producer Naughty Boy appear to have had a falling out.

On Monday Malik tweeted, "NaughtyBoyMusic you fat joke stop pretending we're friends no one knows you.” Later following up with, "Someone learned how to upload a video... maybe now he should learn how to use logic ha you ain't s*** but a faker.”

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Harry Styles Reckons The 1D Shows Without Zayn Have Been "Some Of The Best We've Had"


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Ahead of their North American tour, Harry Styles has claimed that the new One Direction shows have been “some of the best we’ve had” and that the group has not been knocked off its stride despite Zayn Malik’s highly publicised departure earlier this year.

Styles was speaking to Entertainment Weekly ahead of the latest leg of their ‘On The Road… Again’ tour kicking off in San Diego on July 9th. The massive stadium tour has suffered from a dip in ticket sales, but that hasn't affected the band's mindset at all.

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Zayn Malik NOT Returning To One Direction Despite Conspiracy Theories Doing The Rounds


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Bad news, Directioners – in what looked like it might have been the promotional stunt of the year, it appears that Zayn Malik is NOT on the verge of returning to One Direction.

Over the last week or so, rumours had been escalating that that 22 year old Malik, who quit the group citing exhaustion during their tour of the Far East back in March, was set to make a sensational U-turn and rejoin the boyband.

One Direction1D will be remaining as a foursome, despite some rumours that Zayn Malik would be returning

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One Direction Aren't Splitting, Says Liam


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"Let's go crazy, crazy, crazy..." because Liam Payne says One Direction are here to stay. Speaking backstage at Capital's Summertime Ball with Vodafone at London's Wembley Stadium yesterday (June 6), Liam addressed rumours of the phenomenally successful boy band's imminent split, saying, "We don't know where that came from because we've got loads of stuff going on."

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"We have just started the process for recording the new album, we've got a whole new tour going on, there are some really good songs so I don't think we are going anywhere for a while."

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Noel Gallagher Can't Understand Why Zayn Malik Quit One Direction


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Noel Gallagher has spoken out on Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction in a new interview, expressing disbelief at the star’s choice not to tough it out with the group as, in his view, they have “at most, five years left”.

The former Oasis songwriter was talking to James Corden on ‘The Late, Late Show’ on Monday night, and said that he failed to grasp why Zayn would choose to quit the band when the group had a limited lifespan in any case. “I can't understand why he would do it,” he said, “because they've only got, at most, five years left.”

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One Direction Are Officially A Four In First Interview Since Zayn's Departure


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The news that Zayn Malik had left One Direction shook pop fans all across the world and devoted followers of the band have been left devastated that their once fabulous five have gone down to a frugal four.

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However, 1D have proved that they’re ready to move on having made their first appearance without Zayn on James Corden’s Late Late Show in America.

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One Direction To Make First Zayn-less Appearance At Billboard Music Awards Next Weekend


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One Direction will be appearing at next weekend’s Billboard Music Awards, in their first public outing since Zayn Malik quit the band back in March. Billboard have confirmed that Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan will all be in attendance at the ceremony, where they will be presenting a trophy.

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The group will surely be hoping to put recent dramas behind them with the appearance as they step out for the first time as a fourpiece. Last month former member Zayn Malik made his first public appearance since leaving the band, at the Asian Awards in London.

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Zayn Malik Says He Was Just 'Defending' Himself, As One Direction Feud Heats Up Twitter


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Mayweather vs Pacquiao might have been billed as the fight of the century last weekend, but don’t underestimate the drama which can occur when a former boyband member, his producer and his ex-bandmate get into a twitter spat. Yes just over a month after One Direction went from five to four, it appears the gloves are well and truly off between former member Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson.

Zayn MalikZayn announced his departure from the boyband back in March.

It all started on Wednesday afternoon, when producer Naughty Boy, who’s been working with Zayn on solo material, tweeted an pic of the pair using an image filter along with the caption, ‘Replace this’.

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Twitter Feud Between Zayn Malik And Louis Tomlinson


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Right, so it turns out that the fallout of Zayn Malik’s departure might be a bit more sensitive for everybody than One Direction’s management would like it to appear.

On Wednesday afternoon, a notable feud broke out on Twitter between Malik and remaining 1D member Louis Tomlinson, later continued on Zayn’s behalf by his producer friend Naughty Boy. For the first time, it indicates that there might be bad blood surrounding Malik’s departure after all.

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Zayn Malik Removes One Direction References On Twitter, Fans Become Hysterical


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Zayn Malik has deleted all references to One Direction on his Twitter account. His Twitter handle, which was @ZaynMalik1D until yesterday (Thursday 30th April), has been changed to just @ZaynMalik. The 22-year-old has also deleted the link to the One Direction website from his bio. To say One Direction fans are taking this recent update badly is something of an understatement.  

Zayn MalikZayn Malik with his mother at the 5th Annual Asian Awards in London in April.

Read More: Liam Payne Claims New One Direction Songs Sound Like Oasis.

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Liam Payne Claims New One Direction Songs Sound Like Oasis


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Barely a month after the departure of Zayn Malik, One Direction are clearly wasting no time in getting on with their career. Group member Liam Payne has suggested that the songs for their new album sound “great” and a bit like Oasis.

Payne was speaking to Capital FM on Tuesday morning and said “the album's coming together really well actually. The boys we've been writing with have come up with some great, great songs that are kind of like a bit Oasis-y almost, which is ace. I love that.”

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Take That Give Advice To One Direction On How To Cope With Losing A Band Member


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Take That have offered some boy band-to-boy band advice to One Direction about how to carry on the aftermath of Zayn Malik’s departure, having been in the same situation themselves once upon a time.

Mark Owen was speaking to British radio station Magic FM when he was asked about the similarity of the two situations, and replied “Do you know what, one thing that we never did when Rob left us the first time is we never... You get caught up in your world and you forget sometimes... hopefully somebody's phoned Zayn and made sure he's alright, because it's, you know, it's difficult.”

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So What Does Stephen Hawking Think About Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction?


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We all know Stephen Hawking is a genius who can give us answers on some of the universe’s most mind-boggling questions. So what better person is there to ask about the most troubling and puzzling question of recent times, what is the cosmological effect of Zayn leaving One Direction?

Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking may have just given million of One Directioners hope.

Professor Hawking was speaking at the Sydney Opera House on Saturday night via a 3D hologram projection from his actual location at Cambridge University in the U.K. During the talk Hawking answered questions from his daughter, journalist Lucy Hawking and physicist Paul Davies, as well as audience members at the Opera house.

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Zayn Malik Breaks Month Long Twitter Silence With Thank You To Supporters


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After nearly a month of social media silence, former One Direction member Zayn Malik has tweeted for the first time since his departure from the group in the middle of the South East Asian leg of their world tour.

“Wanna say thanks to everyone that's been there for me over the last few weeks,” he wrote. “Love you all.. you know who you are x.” Nothing too profound or revelatory, but it’s a sign that the 22 year old is ready to re-engage with the world and, perhaps, some word of solo material.

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Zayn Malik Debuts New Hairstyle During First Post One Direction Appearance At Asian Awards [Pictures]


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Zayn Malik has made his first public appearance since leaving One Direction, at the fifth Annual Asian Awards. The 22 year old debut a new shaved hairstyle at the event, where he was accompanied by his mother Trisha Malik.

Zayn MalikZayn was accompanied to the event by his mother, Trisha.

The 22-year-old was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music at the ceremony, which was held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Accepting the award Zayn referenced his time in the million selling pop group and thanked his former bandmates.

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One Direction Share First Image As A Four Piece, While Zayn Malik Prepares To Make First Public Appearance Since His Departure


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We knew it would happen one day, but One Direction have officially picked up the pieces and moved on since saying goodbye to Zayn Malik last month. In news which might be upsetting to some, the group have just released their first official photo as a four piece, showing life will go on for the boyband after Zayn's departure.

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In the pic Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson stand against a plain background and appear to look a little apprehensive about their future. While some have described the image as a little on the depressing side, the band do seem to be getting on with things as normal and have even begun recording their fifth album.

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One Direction Assure Fans They're 100% Committed To Continuing As A Four Piece


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It’s been a tough couple of weeks for One Direction and the group’s legion of fans, but it seems the boys are beginning to come to terms with Zayn Malik's exit. Speaking for the first time since Zayn's departure, the band assured fans they would continue, despite going from a five piece to a four some in the past month. 

One DirectionDon't cry fans: One Direction will carry on without Zayn Malik.

Speaking to The Sun newspaper Liam Payne said, “We’re gutted that Zayn chose to leave but now after a few performances as a four piece, we’re feeling confident and are determined to carry on stronger than ever.”

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Zayn Malik Loses 50000 Twitter Followers As A Result Of 'Solo Track'


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Following the sudden emergence of an unheard “solo track” online yesterday, ex-One Direction member Zayn Malik has suffered a decline in his social media following.

After British producer Naughty Boy tweeted a link to a song on SoundCloud called ‘I Won’t Mind’, featuring his music and Zayn on vocals, the former boyband member has seen over 50,000 of his fans unfollow him on Twitter since Tuesday.

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Zayn Malik has lost 50,000 fans from his Twitter following

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One Direction Moving On After Zayn Malik's Departure


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First they were afraid, they were petrified, kept thinking they could never live without him by their side... but One Direction seem to have moved on from Zayn Malik’s departure fairly quickly. So says Niall Horan, in a series of tweets which revealed that the band is already planning a return to the studio.

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One Direction are now going in separate directions.

He wrote: "Had a sit down last night with the label, started organising our writing sessions for the next album! F**k yeaaaahhhh! Can't wait!"

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Is Zayn Malik's New Direction A Solo Career On Simon Cowell's SyCo Label?


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Zayn Malik’s plans of leading the life of a normal 22 year old might have hit bit of a roadblock, as it appears the former One Directioner is about to embark on a solo career. Zayn sent One Direction fans into a meltdown on Wednesday when he announced his departure from the boyband, after previously being signed off the group’s current tour due to stress.

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In announcing his departure from the band Malik said in a statement, "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologise to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart.”

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Simon Cowell Praises Dermot O'Leary After Presenter Announces He's Leaving 'The X-Factor'


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Simon Cowell has praised Dermot O'Leary after the presenter announced he would no longer be hosting The X-Factor. 41-year-old Leary announced he would be leaving the show on Friday (27th March). The presenter, who has hosted the show for eight years since taking over from Kate Thornton in 2007, informed fans of his decision on Twitter.

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Simon Cowell has praised Dermot O'Leary after the presenter announced he is leaving The X Factor.

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Billy Zane Pokes Fun At Fans' Reactions To Zayn Malik's Departure In Funny Or Die Skit


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Billy Zane poked fun at One Direction fans whilst appearing in a skit for Funny or Die. The Titanic actor feigned surprise at the amount of tweets which seemingly referred to him, expressing some displeasure at the misspelling of 'Zane'. The tweets were, of course, about the departure of Zayn Malik from One Direction but, taken out of context, the over reaction of 1D's fans is even more amusing.

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Zane or Zayn? Billy Zane (L) jokes about Zayn Malik's (R) departure from One Direction in his Funny or Die sketch.

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Louis Tomlinson Confirms Split From Girlfriend As One Direction Continue Tour Without Zayn Malik


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One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is single again, after splitting from his girlfriend of nearly four years Eleanor Calder. The couple’s split was confirmed after tabloids published pictures claiming to be of the 23 year old and a ‘mystery brunette’ over the weekend.

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"Louis and Eleanor split up two weeks ago," a rep for the band confirmed to E! News. "They have not announced this as they wanted some privacy during this time.”

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1D, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and One Direction - A variety of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 2014 NRJ Music Awards which were held in Cannes, France - Saturday 13th December 2014

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One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - 40 Principales Awards 2014 Gala at Palacio de los Deportes - Photocall - Madrid, Spain - Friday 12th December 2014

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One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson
One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson

One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - BBC Music Awards - Performances - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 11th December 2014

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One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson
One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson
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One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson

One Direction, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson - BBC Music Awards held at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 11th December 2014

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Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik - Photographs of a wide variety of stars from the music industry as they attended the American Music Awards 2014 in which were held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 23rd November 2014

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Zayn Malik of One Direction - Photographs of a wide variety of stars from the music industry as they attended the American Music Awards 2014 in which were held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 23rd November 2014

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Zayn Malik - One Direction leave for Royal Variety Show - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 13th November 2014

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One Direction and Zayn Malik - German ZDF Live TV show 'Wetten, dass..?' at Stadthalle at Stadthalle - Graz, Austria - Saturday 8th November 2014

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One Direction and Niall Horan
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One Direction and Harry Styles

One Direction, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayne Malik and Louis Tomlinson - iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014 Day 2 at MGM Grand - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st September 2014

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One Direction, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayne Malik and Louis Tomlinson

Zayn Malik - Celebrities at Chiltern Firehouse - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 31st July 2014

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Zayn Malik and One Direction - Zayn Malik from One Direction arriving at Chiltern Firehouse - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 31st July 2014

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Zayn Malik and One Direction
Zayn Malik and One Direction

Zayn Malik - One Direction perform live in concert at Wembley Stadium - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th June 2014

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Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Nial Horan and One Direction - One Direction at Wembley London England - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 7th June 2014

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Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Zayn Malik - One Direction play their second night at Wembley Arena - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 7th June 2014

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Zayn Malik and One Direction - One Direction, surrounded by a heavy security team shielding the band from photographers, arrive at Edinburgh Airport following their gig at Murrayfield Stadium. A large takeaway order from Nando's was delivered to the airport and taken out to the boy band's private plane for their journey south. Liam Payne's girlfriend, Sophia Smith, was also spotted with the members to catch their flight. - Edinburgh, United Kingdom - Tuesday 3rd June 2014

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Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and One Direction

Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction - One Direction perform in Edinburgh tonight as part of their 'Where We Are Stadium Tour 2014' to thousands of fans at Murrayfield Stadium - Edinburgh, United Kingdom - Tuesday 3rd June 2014

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Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction

Zayn Malik - One Direction performs at City of Manchester Stadium as part of their 'Where We Are Tour' - Manchester, United Kingdom - Sunday 1st June 2014

Zayn Malik and Liam Payne - One Direction performs at City of Manchester Stadium as part of their 'Where We Are Tour' - Liverpool, United Kingdom - Saturday 31st May 2014

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Zayn Malik - One Direction kick off their 'Where We Are Tour' at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland - Sunderland, United Kingdom - Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Zayn Malik - One Direction, 1 Direction, 1D perform on the Main Stage of the Radio 1 Big Weekend in Glasgow - Glasgow, United Kingdom - Friday 23rd May 2014

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Zayn Malik

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12th February, 1993

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