Celebrity Christmas

All the latest festive news, photos and more from celebrities and the royal family

Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster reveal their Christmas plans

He may be one of the biggest rock stars on the planet – but Rod Stewart still enjoys all the home comforts of a traditional Christmas. In an exclusive interview and photoshoot inside his luxury 19th...

Christmas 2012: The best of festive food, fashion and travel ideas from HELLO! Online

The Christmas tree and decorations are up and twinkling, some of the presents are bought, you're still working on the special trimmings of your Christmas day menu and you don't have that perfect...

Signature scent: How to pick the perfect perfume

Finding a signature scent that suits you or choosing a fragrance to buy for someone else can be a deeply personal and intimate task. When worn on a special occasion, spritzing the same scent can re-evoke...

Christmas gifts for foodies: the best presents for food lovers

It is a foodie’s favourite time of year. Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry. And it has been a big year for all things food and drink. With pop up restaurants, supper clubs, micro...

Showstopping chocolate desserts from Mary Berry, Linda Collister and more...

Spectacular as it is in its flaming glory, the traditional Christmas pudding will not always be a popular option with all of your guests. If you want a taste of the festive cheer without the customary...

Mont Blanc Roulade by Linda Collister

Dish type: Dessert The classic irresistible combination of meringue, sweetened chestnuts, cream and chocolate... Makes 1 large roulade Ingredients For the meringue 4 large free-range egg whites,...

Chocolate Panettone

Dish type: Bread Make this at Christmas ready for those late breakfasts and brunches, when all anyone wants is a large coffee and a slice of something special to celebrate the holiday. The very fine,...

Velvet Chocolate Torte By Mary Berry

Dish type: Chocolate Yes it really does serve ten, it is so rich! If you do not have a spring-form tin, spoon the mixture into a freezer-safe shallow dish, cover with clingfilm, then freeze. After thawing...

Stella McCartney turns on Christmas lights with help from famous friends

With her famous, former Beatles star father Paul in attendance, as well as supermodel Kate Moss, last year's event was the talk of the town. But this year, Stella McCartney had enlisted the help of other...

Pearl's first Christmas: Jack and Lisa Osbourne take baby to meet Santa

Is there anything more magical than a baby's first Christmas? Jack Osbourne and his wife Lisa certainly seem to be enjoying their first festive season with their adorable baby daughter Pearl. It was hard...

Feel good with the sweet delights of Fairtrade Chocolate

It's inevitable that we all eat more than our fair share of chocolate at this time of year. But, for a guilt-free reason to nibble on your favourite treats make sure to support Fairtrade. The...

The Little Black dress: Our best high street versions of the wardrobe favourite

One colour, endless styles and infinite versatility. Long or short, sexy or demure, glamorous or casual, the Little Black Dress is a legendary garment that has become a fashion phenomenon of the 20th century....

Set your sights on Sweden this Christmas

Imagine snow covered rooftops, choirs serenading passers-by with carols and fairy lights sparkling in every corner of the country – Sweden is quite possibly one of the world's most picture-perfect...

First family get into the festive groove at Christmas concert

President Barack Obama and his family were the heart and soul of the party at this year's annual Christmas in Washington concert. Mr Obama, accompanied by wife Michelle, daughters Sasha and Malia, and...

Perfect party prep ideas from Kelly Brook, just in time for Christmas

She may have wowed audiences with her burlesque show, Forever Crazy, in London earlier this month, but Kelly Brook is no tease when it comes to sharing her shape-up secrets and best beauty buys. So with...

Celeb-inspired gift guide: mum Adele

It has been a fantastic year for singer Adele; in February she won 6 awards at the Grammy's and was swiftly awarded the Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist. The British songstress' album...

Celeb-inspired gift guide: dad Jack Osbourne

It has been an emotional rollercoaster of a year for Jack Osbourne. In April, he welcomed his first child into the world with his then fiancée Lisa Stelly. Just three weeks later, the media star...



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