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Girl group Little Mix made X Factor history tonight by becoming the first group to win the title.

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Mentored by Tulisa Contostavlos, the band scooped the crown in front a 10,000-strong audience at Wembley Arena in north London with millions more watching the ITV show live on television.

They beat Liverpudlian Marcus Collins to the title.

The group includes Jesy Nelson, 20, from Romford.

The girls and their mentor looked stunned when host Dermot O’Leary announced the result.

Asked when the news would sink in, Jesy said: “Oh my god this is never going to sink in. We cannot thank the public enough.”

Little Mix walk away from the talent show with a recording contract and will now release their winner’s single, a rendition of Damien Rice’s Cannonball, in a bid to top the charts with a Christmas number one.

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