The newspaper reports a source as saying, "It's been a painful decision for Sarah, Nicola, Kimberley and Cheryl but they have decided that the future of Girls Aloud lies without Nadine.
"They've all been on a roller-coaster ride since 2002 and have just grown apart from Nadine.
"Relations with her had been strained within the camp for a while.
"Disputes began cropping up towards the final days of the band before they went on a hiatus.
"The four remaining girls want to return on their own terms - and avoiding any squabbles is a high priority.
"That's why they have decided to go on without Nadine."
Nadine Coyle has spent most of her time in America with boyfriend Jesse Metcalfe and has been working on her own solo material, and has opened her own bar near Los Angeles. Nadine angered the other Girls Aloud members when she refused to take part in the girls' 2008 TV series The Passions Of Girls Aloud. Watch this space for more news...................
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