Girls Aloud have confirmed that they have performed their last concert together, in Liverpool last night and are now splitting up.

Writing on their official Twitter page, @GirlsAloud, they said: "Dear Alouders, we just want to say from the bottom of our hearts Thank you!!

"This tour has been an amazing experience and the perfect chance to say thank you for being on this journey with us through a decade.

"It has far exceeded any of our dreams and we hope we are forever your inspiration and reminder that dreams really do glitter!!

"Your love and support will stay with us forever but we have now come to the end of our incredible time together . Love you lots."