Louis Tomlinson left Syco last week after coming to a mutual agreement with the label, the last member of One Direction to have remained with Simon Cowell. All have embarked on solo careers with varied success, so – at the moment at least – it seems unlikely a reunion is on the cards. Regardless, there’s a lot of room for nostalgia for the X Factor group who went on hiatus in 2016, with special celebrations planned for July 23, which marks 10 years since the band’s formation.
Are One Direction heading the wrong way? If their recent single release, the title track from their third album, “Midnight Memories” is any indication, this might be the case. The song was released on March 9, and according to the Official Charts Company on March 16, peaked at only Number 39 in the UK Top 100 Singles Chart. This is their lowest chart entry to date.
Japan’s café scene has always been one step ahead of the rest of the world’s, with its myriad of cat cafés, dog cafés and anime cafés lining the streets of some quarters of Tokyo. But, according to reports from the Daily Star, the newest kid about to arrive on the café block could be the most exciting yet. Especially if you’re a fan of a certain cheeky British and Irish five piece pop sensation.