The Obamas

All the latest news, photos and more on Barack and Michelle Obama and family

Celebrity pets: Stars and their four-legged friends

Heartbroken Miley Cyrus took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce the sad news that her beloved dog Floyd had died. "I don't wanna say it because I don't want it to be real… But my precious...

'People will move!': Michelle Obama to celebrate her 50th birthday with dance party

Michelle Obama will celebrate her landmark 50th birthday on Friday with a big dance party at the White House. The soiree has been organised for the first lady by her husband President Obama, and details...

'Photos can lie': Michelle Obama was not unhappy during Nelson Mandela 'selfie', photographer says

Michelle Obama's stern expression during a picture of Barack Obama, David Cameron and Denmark's Helle Thorning-Schmidt at Nelson Mandela's memorial was captured "by chance", and she...

World leaders and celebrities remember Nelson Mandela at joyous memorial service

As he did in life, in death Nelson Mandela has united people from all walks of life, race and political opinion. At his rainswept memorial service in South Africa royalty, world leaders,...

Prince Charles will represent the Queen at state funeral for Nelson Mandela

Prince Charles will represent the Queen at the funeral of Nelson Mandela in the remote village of Qunu, where the iconic late leader grew up, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. The 87-year-old monarch will...

'I'm not a big believer in Facebook': Michelle Obama on raising her family in the White House

Barack and Michelle Obama might be America's premiere couple — but they are also hands-on parents to two teenage daughters. In a revealing new interview, the President and his wife have opened...

The top ten most followed people on Twitter

Katy Perry is now the most followed Twitter user in the world after swiping the top spot from Justin Bieber. Click on the photo below to see the top ten followed users in the Twitterverse   CLICK...

In pictures: how Michelle and Barack Obama made it to their 21st anniversary

As Michelle Obama celebrates her 21st anniversary to Barack Obama on October 3, it's interesting to consider some relationship advice she gave to young girls in a US magazine a few years ago. "Cute...

Princess Charlene and Michelle Obama lead glamorous ladies at luncheon

Princess Charlene of Monaco and Michelle Obama were among the glamorous ladies at a luncheon in Harlem, New York on Wednesday. The First Lady had picked out a vibrant patterned dress to welcome the Princess...

Obama family gets cute new puppy named Sunny

There's a new addition to the White House. President Obama and his family have adopted a second Portuguese Water Dog named Sunny, a "little sister" for First Dog Bo Obama. Barack, his wife...

First dog Bo Obama is Twitter sensation

The White House delighted Twitter fans by sharing a picture of President Barack Obama's dog Bo, which soon went viral. "Bo, stop trying to make fetch happen," the caption reads, alongside...

Kris Jenner jumps to Kim Kardashian's defence after President Barack Obama criticisms

Kris Jenner has defended her daughter Kim Kardashian, calling her "the hardest-working young lady in the world," after President Barack Obama criticised the lavish lifestyle of Kim and her boyfriend...

Michelle Obama posts birthday message to her 'grayer' husband Barack

Michelle Obama gently poked fun at her husband Barack Obama as he marked his 52nd birthday at the weekend. The First Lady took to her official Twitter account to celebrate the President's special day...

David Cameron leads politicians' congratulations on royal baby

David Cameron was the first of several politicians  who led the flurry of congratulations to the first-time parents Prince William and Kate Middleton, who welcomed a baby boy at 4:24pm on Monday. "I'm...

Michelle Obama and her daughters enjoy a girlie night out at Beyoncé's concert

Michelle Obama and her teenage daughters, Malia and Sasha, enjoyed a girls' night out this week as they attended Beyoncé's concert in Chicago. The trio was all smiles as they soaked up...

David Cameron and Barack Obama gifted Mulberry bags at G8 summit

Luxury handbag label Mulberry gifted personalised monogrammed bags to each of the world leaders at the G8 summit. David Cameron, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin were among those given the 'Matthew' bag...

Celebrities embrace motherly love with touching snaps and heartfelt messages

America's top celebrities showed that there's no love quite like a mother's love on Sunday when a host of stars shared their touching snaps and messages on Twitter.  Models Miranda Kerr and...



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