• Spain sets the scene for Christmas

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  • Sha Wellness Clinic: Spain's best health hotel

    Named 'Best international medical spa 2010' by the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller, and 'Spain's best health hotel' by Hostelco – equivalent to winning an Oscar in the Spanish hospitality world – the Sha Wellness Clinic offers the very best in relaxation and wellness treatments. The centre has a strong focus on understanding health as more than simply the absence of illness; here, true health is believed to be a balance of physical and mental well-being, where the vitality for each person to reach and enjoy their full potential is seen as an integral part of the whole. The clinic resort

  • Mulled spices, bramley apple, sultana and cranberry crumble

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 1kg bramley apples, peeled, cored and chopped 200g brown sugar Grated zest of 1 lemon Grated zest and juice of 1 orange 100g Butter 200g Cranberries 175g sultanas 1tsp ground cinnamon 1tsp ground cloves 1tsp ground nut-meg For the topping 650g plain flour 100g Flaked almond

  • Winter wedding joy for newsreader Kate Silverton and her 'natural gent' Mike

    The weekend's flurry didn't deter BBC news reader Kate Silverton from enjoying her wedding. Guests gaily tramped through the London snow to join her and her groom, Mike Heron, a former Royal Marine. Fittingly for the 40-year-old journalist, the service took place at St Bride's Church in Fleet Street. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The happy couple met five years ago when Mike, 43, was running a course for reporters operating in hostile environments. Just before marrying, Kate shared the pain of her four failed IVF attempts. But said that the process had shown her the "importance of cracking on

  • Party season handbag essentials - fold-up pumps

    We've all been there. The Christmas party is in full flow, WHAM!'s Last Christmas is on full blast and the mulled wine feels like it's on tap – but all you can think about is how desperate you are to take off your brand new, fabulous - but pain-inducing - stilettos. Wearing heels to strut your stuff may give you that extra boost of confidence, but there are health concerns that go hand-in-hand with sky-scraper shoes – ranging from short-term problems such as lower back pain, blisters and bunions, to more long-term issues like arthritis. "High heels force you

  • Zara Phillips to marry her rugby star love as couple announce their engagement

    Prince William is not the only British royal with a wedding to plan. It has been announced that his cousin Zara Phillips is engaged to her long-term boyfriend Mike Tindall. "The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Zara Phillips to Mr Mike Tindall," a notice read on the British Monarchy Twitter page. And a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman has confirmed the happy news, revealing that Mike proposed to Zara on Monday night at the couple's Gloucestershire home. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR MORE PICTURES OF THE COUPLE The Queen and Prince Philip are said to be "delighted". The 29-year-old equestrian and

  • Five festive last-minute stocking fillers

    With less than a week to go 'til the big day and snow playing havoc with shoppers across the country, hellomagazine.com bring you some last-minute stocking filler ideas to help make your gift buying that bit easier... Rebel Nails have a fantastic range of peel on, peel off nail designs guaranteed to make your digits festive. From Christmas puddings to snowflakes, these are the perfect addition to any outfit to see you through to New Year. Price: £6.99, from www.rebelnails.co.uk With eye-catching, Christmassy packaging to die for, Philosophy's festive range is always a treat to unwrap on Christmas morning.

  • Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall: A perfect match

    No one doubts that the Queen's granddaughter and her rugby playing beau will make a winning team. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR