• Around the planet in the wake of the whales

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  • Barcelo Asia Gardens named top luxury spa hotel

    This type of award isn't handed out lightly, and the five-star Asia Gardens, set two kilometres from the beach in the north of Benidorm, boasts plenty of reasons why it was chosen among so many candidates for the honour: there's the lush tropical gardens, the Asian-style rooms with stunning views over the Costa Blanca - Spain's 'white coast' - and the Sierra Cortina mountains, the sumptuous facilities with their state-of-the-art green technology... The list of luxury goes on and on, and includes four different restaurants where original flavours of Asia blend in a delicious harmony with traditional Mediterranean and

  • 'Dexter' stars Michael C Hall and Jennifer Carpenter to divorce after two years

    Michael C Hall and his wife Jennifer Carpenter are divorcing. The Dexter stars, who play brother and sister on the hit TV show, have decided to end their two year marriage, their representatives confirmed to Entertainment Weekly. "Having been separated for some time, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C Hall have filed for divorce," the reps said in a statement, adding that the split was amicable. Jennifer, 31, was a great support to her husband during his battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Michael, 39, announced in January that he was receiving treatment for the disease, and his wife revealed in April

  • 'Overwhelmed' Gwyneth Paltrow is honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Gwyneth Paltrow is riding high. Not only are the critics going crazy for her performance in Country Strong - in particular her vocals - but this week it was also revealed she will be reprising her cameo role in Glee. What better time then for her to receive one of the movie industry's highest accolades in recognition of her hard work. This week, the 38-year-old actress was given the 2,427th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And she couldn’t have been more delighted with the honour. "I think I am going to get in the car and burst into tears,"

  • Burlesque beauty: Nails

    The stars of Burlesque were out in force in London this week, as Cher and Christina Aguilera took to the red carpet to premiere their hotly-anticipated movie. And, aside from bucketloads of talent and their A list status, what do the two singer-turned-actresses have in common? Beautiful, glamorous nails.   OPI have launched a fabulous new Burlesque collection of nail varnishes in collaboration with the film, so fans can ensure their nails look as show-stopping as the movie itself. Available in twelve eye-catching, aptly-named shades – including Tease-y Does It, Bring on the Bling and Extra-va-vaganza!, - put your best fingers

  • Fern Britton sparkles in 'Strictly' Christmas special

    For those who simply can’t get enough Strictly there will be an extra present under the tree this year in the form of a Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special set to air on the big day itself. With five new celebrity contestants strutting their stuff, the programme is bound to bring some festive cheer to fans who can't stop their feet from tapping. Photo: © BBC Click on photo to view gallery Of the five contestants lined-up, the real show stopper just may be Fern Britton who not only shows off her dancing skills and flexibility, but also her fabulous new body. The 53-year-old television

  • Cher heats up 'Burlesque' red carpet in lacy black number

    Racy was the theme of Monday night as stars and singers united for the London premiere of Burlesque. With a cast list featuring Cher and Christina Aguilera, the film looks set to be a hit over the festive season. And at 64, Cher looked sensational on the red carpet. The actress wore the same dress as Cheryl Cole, who's half her age, donned to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards earlier this year - a sexy Julien McDonald lacy affair. Click on photo for

  • Soon they'll be six: Danish royals on last outing before Princess Mary gives birth

    It was possibly their final outing as a family of four when Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Princess Mary took their children to the ballet. Little Princess Isabella and Prince Christian watched intently as the production - The Tivoli Dream - got underway in Copenhagen. Click on photos for gallery The work bears special significance for the family as Queen Margrethe did the costume and set design for the colourful show. The talented monarch was on hand and joined the performers on stage at the end to take a bow. And she couldn't resist venturing down into the audience to give a kiss

  • Who wears it best?

    It's every woman's nightmare. Debuting your new dress at a glitzy party only to find that a fellow fashionista has picked exactly the same outfit to wear for the evening. With more and more stars stepping out at different events in the same pretty frocks, decide who you think wears it