• Win a five night stay for up to six people at a gorgeous Natural Retreat

    HELLO! Online and Natural Retreats are offering you the chance to win 5 nights in any of their UK retreats for up to 6 people - worth up to £1600! Natural Retreats is a holiday company which offers unique self-catering experiences in some of the most luxurious holiday properties in simply stunning locations. Their lodges, apartments, cottages and villas are comfortable, stylish and supported by a team of managers and concierge to make your stay perfect. HOW TO ENTER: - Send your full name and home address to naturalretreats@hellomagazine.com - Closes at midnight on 13/05/12 - Terms & conditions apply For more information on Natural

  • A real tweet for fans: Victoria's funniest pictures

    As Victoria Beckham's closest friends will tell you, behind the fashion queen's ice cool veneer is an irreverent sense of fun.  And a flurry of recent Twitter images have allowed fans to experience the award-winning designer's cheeky side too. From furry friends to flight take-overs, we look at Posh's top tweets. CLICK ON IMAGES BELOW FOR FULL GALLERY

  • William and Kate spend anniversary with friends who 'matter most'

    It must have felt like a re-run of their own nuptials – albeit without the global audience. Attending a romantic country wedding the day before their first anniversary, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were surrounded by scores of close friends. Britain's golden couple were in the village of Wingfield in Suffolk to congratulate Kate's Marlborough College school friend, Hannah Gillingham.     Among the congregation was the Duchess' sister Pippa Middleton. "The guests made it feel like a re-run of the royal wedding as they had so many of those people who matter the most to them there," royal photographer Mark Stewart told People. Despite the driving rain, the brunette beauties were every inch the

  • Return to form for lady in black Lindsay at White House dinner

    A healthy glow in her cheeks, and strawberry blonde hair tumbling over her shoulders – Lindsay Lohan looks better than ever. The Mean Girls actress put in a smouldering appearance at the White House Correspondent's Dinner in a plunging floor length gown in midnight black. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Her scarlet lipstick and subtle eye makeup completed the glam night time look perfectly. In absence of a date for the evening, the 25-year-old took along her lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley, who has represented her during her recent troubles. Lindsay joined a host of stars at the event, including Kim

  • Barack treats Tinseltown to his presidential punch lines

    What do Kim Kardashian, Hillary Clinton and the US Secret Service all have in common –  they were all targets of Barack Obama's humour at a White House gala.   Taking to the podium at the annual Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, POTUS – to give him his presidential acronym – was on cracking form. In a skit recorded recorded backstage, he was heard asking: "What am I doing here? I'm opening for (presenter) Jimmy Kimmel and telling knock-knock jokes to Kim Kardashian. Why is she famous anyway?".   Then, appearing before the star-studded audience, Barack smiled cheekily and said: "Thank you all for taking a break in your schedule

  • Mariah and Nick celebrate 'Dem Babies' first birthday after renewing their vows

    Last week, they renewed their wedding vows in a romantic Parisian setting four years on from when they tied the knot. But on Monday, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have another milestone to celebrate – the birthday of their twins Monroe and Moroccan. The fourth time newlyweds looked like loved-up teenagers as they kissed and cuddled on the streets of Paris before flying to Austria on a private jet with their now one-year-olds.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The diva popstar tweeted about the day during a shopping trip on Sunday, writing: “Shopping for Roc & Roe’s bday in Paris…Dembabies, dembabies,dembabies!”  “We have

  • Neo-fabulous: Celebs set the fluoro lip trend

    Say goodbye to pastel colours - now that the cold winter days are over, the subtle neutral tones of winter have given way to bright, fun colours that stand out, such as neon and fluorescent. Nude-coloured lips are no longer in - now the fashion is electric blues, greens, yellows or neon pinks, but always in contrast with very simple make-up.   The result is a colour explosion suitable only for the bold. Celebrities are usually the first to sport the newest trends, and this time has been no different, with singer Kat Graham and actresses Scarlett Johansson and Camilla

  • Zooey Deschanel is Pantene's 'New Girl'

    She once said that she is "all bangs and eyes". And it seems those bangs have now paid off for Zooey Deschanel, who has caught the attention of haircare giant Pantene. The New Girl actress has signed up as their brand ambassador for the Beautiful Lengths Collection, which donates wigs to women who have lost their hair through cancer.   "I am so excited to be a part of the Pantene family," she said in a release. "Anyone who knows me knows that I am really into hair. I'm a real girly girl and love doing my hair and experimenting

  • Manuka Honey Hummus & Garlic Pitta Wedges

    Dish type: Starter Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 3-5 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Hummus 1 cup drained, rinsed, cooked chickpeas 5 cloves garlic, roasted 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup tahini 2 tablespoons New Zealand Honey Co Manuka Honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt Juice of 2 lemons Method: Place all of the above ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Garnish with sweet paprika and a drizzle of olive oil. Garlic pita wedges 4 small pitta pockets 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 cup olive oil 25g butter, softly melted Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius, fan grill. Cut pita pocket in

  • Baked Salmon with Root Ginger Manuka Honey

    Dish type: Main course Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 filleted side of fresh salmon (approx 1.5 kg) 4 tablespoons New Zealand Honey Co. Manuka 10+ With Root Ginger 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon fine black pepper 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 500g orange tomatoes 5 sprigs fresh fennel 5 sprigs fresh mint Method: Pre heat oven to bake at 180 degrees Celsius. With the skin side down in a large roasting dish, lie the fish on a large piece of tin foil. Massage the honey into the flesh of the fish and season evenly with

  • HELLO! Exclusive: West End star Jodie reveals engagement joy and family heartache

    West End star Jodie Prenger has told of her “utter elation” at becoming engaged to her boyfriend of two years, businessman Simon Booth - and her sadness at unexpectedly losing her beloved dad Marty less than a fortnight later. Jodie accepted Simon’s marriage proposal last month. Two days later her father, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer just days before his death, took a turn for the worst. Ten days later, he passed away. “I’ve never experienced the extremes of emotion that I have in the past weeks,” the 32-year-old I’d Do Anything winner, who’s currently appearing in the hit play

  • Thyme Honey Chicken & Date Tagine

    Dish type: Main course Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 3 hours Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 large whole chicken Paprika Turmeric 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions 2 tsp coriander seeds 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 lemon 2 tbsp New Zealand Honey Co Thyme Honey 4 cloves of garlic 1 cup dried dates 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves Method: Cut the chicken into 6 equal pieces and then rub in the paprika and turmeric. Let the chicken sit while you prepare the rest of the ingredients. Add the butter, olive oil, diced onions, coriander, cumin and sliced lemon to a frying pan and

  • Meringues and Cream with Lemon Manuka Honey

    Dish type: Dessert Preparation time: 6 hours Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves 10 Ingredients: 40g New Zealand Honey Co Manuka Honey with Lemon 410g caster sugar 230g egg whites 1 cup cream Method: Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees. Place the manuka honey with lemon, sugar, egg whites and salt in a metal bowl, over a pot of boiling water and stir this over the heat until the sugar has melted. Put the mixture in an electric cake mixer with a whisk attachment until firm and glossy. Line the baking tray with greaseproof paper Put large mounds of the mixture in the trays,

  • HELLO! Exclusive: West End star Jodie reveals engagement joy and family heartache

    West End star Jodie Prenger has told of her “utter elation” at becoming engaged to her boyfriend of two years, businessman Simon Booth - and her sadness at unexpectedly losing her beloved dad Marty less than a fortnight later. Jodie accepted Simon’s marriage proposal last month. Two days later her father, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer just days before his death, took a turn for the worst. Ten days later, he passed away. “I’ve never experienced the extremes of emotion that I have in the past weeks,” the 32-year-old I’d Do Anything winner, who’s currently appearing in the hit play

  • Sweeten up for National Honey Week

    Love honey? You’re not alone. The good news is that it's also really good for you! Honey is a highly complex food source and when taken regularly as part of a balanced diet it can help improve your digestive health and well being, help fight the free radicals which cause disease and premature ageing, aid in prevention and recovery of colds and sore throats.   Honey is a superb carbohydrate source giving you a sustained energy boost and its composition is so unique it can also help to relax you and aid sleep. For National Honey Week from May 7-13,

  • Multitasking hair care: Richard Ward's new revolutionary product

    Richard Ward has created a hair care product that manages to tick all the boxes, meaning separate shampoos and conditioners can become a thing of the past. The revolutionary Pure all-in-one botanical cleanse and conditioner from Kate Middleton's hairdresser promises to gently clean and moisturise hair at the same time.   Once you are able to get past the fact that this product doesn't lather, you will be delighted with the results. It deep cleanses the hair and scalp, restoring natural moisture balance without the damaging surfactants that can leave hair feeling stripped and straw-like. What's more, it's free from

  • Review: BlackBerry Z10

    The new BlackBerry Z10 literally does things I didn't think phones could do – make films complete with music and credits from your selected pictures, snap a sequence of shots to let you choose the best frame and mostly accurately guesses which word you're about to type next. What's more, as a new BlackBerry user, I am in love with the 'BlackBerry Hub' – a system that allows you to have all your emails, text messages and other social network notifications in one place.   A red light alerts you to a new notification – something that comes as something

  • Holly Valance smoulders at TLC launch party

    A swanky showbiz party kicked off the launch of new TV channel TLC. A host of glammed up celebrities attended the bash at Sketch bar in the heart of London. All eyes were on newly-married Holly Candy, who struck a sultry pose in a maroon jacquard peplum suit. Holly has a show on TLC called Ultimate Shopper, a series that sees her set four women a challenge to prove their shopping skills.   She was joined by fellow stars Lisa Snowdon and former Sugababes singer Heidi Range. Lisa is hosting the fashion show Your Style In His Hands, which sees

  • Daisy Lowe channels Old Hollywood glamour at ElevenParis party

    Wearing a black lace swing dress paired with red lipstick and side-swept curls, Daisy Lowe was channelling Old Hollywood glamour as she stepped out for the ElevenParis launch party on Carnaby Street. At the swanky bash, the beautiful brunette rubbed shoulders with fellow stars Scott Disick, Amber le Bon, Aston from JLS and Irina Shayk.   Missing out on the evening was Irina's boyfriend Ronaldo, who was presumably at home in Madrid or Madeira. ElevenParis is a street-wear label from France which has made its way over to the UK uring the year the brand celebrates its tenth anniversary. During