The Obamas

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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...

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...

Quotes of the week: Soundbites from Gwyneth Paltrow, Barack Obama and more

They came, they saw— and then they spoke about it. Whether they're chatting in interviews, talking on chatshows or tweeting their quips, the top celebs have their ways of letting the world know...

Barack Obama promises 'justice' as he reacts to Boston tragedy

Barack Obama has responded to a series of crude bombs which rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday evening. The US President was grave as he addressed the nation from the White House...

Nelson Mandela remains in hospital as South Africa is urged not to panic

Nelson Mandela is spending his second full day in hospital as he responds to treatment for a recurrent lung infection. And as the world waits anxiously for news of the iconic former leader, 94, South African...

Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia lead royal guestlist at Pope Francis's inauguration

A host of European royals, including Crown Prince Felipe of Spain and Crown Princess Letizia of Spain, are expected at Pope Francis's inaugural Mass in the Vatican on Tuesday. The Duke and Duchess...

Best of St Patrick's Day world celebrations

Everyone loves to have some fun on St Patrick's Day, and this year was no different. Pregnant Kate Middleton and her husband William made a visit to the Irish Guards Parade at the Aldershot barracks where...

Family first: Michelle Obama on the secrets of being a White House matriarch

Michelle Obama has graced the cover of Vogue magazine for the second time and given a heartfelt interview about just how hard she works to provide a normal adolescence for daughters Malia, 14 and Sasha,11....

Adele to perform at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party

Adele is quickly becoming America's sweetheart. The songstress, who won a Grammy for her James Bond theme Skyfall, will be taking another star-studded trip to the states to perform at First Lady Michelle...

First lady of fashion: Michelle Obama wows with Inauguration style

Monday marked not only the start of a new term for President Barack Obama, but another four years for fashion fans to enjoy the fantastic wardrobe of his glamorous wife Michelle. And the inauguration celebrations...

'Michelle got the party started': behind the scenes with Eva Longoria and co at the White House bash

They spend half their lives going to VIP parties. But for the likes of Eva Longoria, Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Clarkson, Marc Anthony and Katy Perry, this one was different. The stars were bursting with excitement...

'Lady In Red' Michelle Obama steals the show at Inauguration Ball

Smiling and waving to rapturous applause, Barack Obama thanked America for its support with a simple ball room shuffle. Joined by his wife Michelle - who opted for a vibrant red Jason Wu gown...

Fashion flashback: The gorgeous inauguration gowns of first ladies gone by

The fashion world gave a collective nod of approval as Michelle Obama stepped out sporting an ivory, off-the-shoulder, delicate flower-adorned Jason Wu dress at the Inauguration Ball in 2009. The little-known...



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