• Most popular baby names - 2011

    United Kingdom Boys                                                                                                   Girls  1. Oliver                                                                                            1. Olivia  2. Jack                                                                                             2. Sophie  3. Harry                                                                                            3. Lily  4. Charlie                                                                                          4. Emily   5. Thomas                                                                                         5. Ruby  6. Alfie                                                                                              6. Jessica  7. William                                                                                          7. Amelia  8. James                                                                                           8. Chloe  9. Joshua                                                                                          9. Grace 10. George                                                                                        10. Mia 11. Daniel                                                                                          11. Maisie 12. Jacob                                                                                          12. Evie 13. Samuel                                                                                        13. Ava 14. Joseph                                                                                        14. Isabella  15. Ethan                                                                                          15. Daisy 16. Dylan                                                                                          16. Poppy 17. Oscar                                                                                          17. Lucy 18. Noah                                                                                           18. Freya 19. Mohammed                                                                                  19. Ella 20. Lucas                                                                                          20. Charlotte United States Boys                                                                                                    Girls  1. Aiden                                                                                            1. Sophie  2. Jackson                                                                                         2. Emma  3. Mason                                                                                           3. Isabella  4. Liam                                                                                              4. Olivia  5. Jacob                                                                                            5. Ava  6. Jayden                                                                                          6. Lily  7. Ethan                                                                                            7. Chloe  8. Noah                                                                                             8. Madison   9. Lucas                                                                                            9. Emily 10. Logan                                                                                          10. Abigail 11. Caleb                                                                                          11. Addison 12. Caden                                                                                         12. Mia  13. Jack                                                                                            13. Madelyn 14. Ryan                                                                                           14. Ella 15. Connor                                                                                        15. Hailey  16. Michael                                                                                        16. Kaylee 17. Elijah                                                                                           17. Avery 18. Brayden                                                                                      18. Kaitlyn 19. Benjamin                                                                                     19. Riley 20. Nicholas                                                                                      20.

  • Spanish king and queen won't celebrate golden wedding anniversary

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  • Zara meets up with her wedding belles Chemmy, Una and Katherine

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  • Jack Osbourne and fiancée Lisa have the look of love as they step out with Pearl

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  • 'Scary Movie' star Anna Faris pregnant with her first child

    Scary Movie actress Anna Faris is pregnant with her first child. The 35-year-old actress and her actor husband Chris Pratt are looking forward to the patter of tiny footsteps this autumn, with her spokesperson confirming the news to People.   The couple, who married in 2009, had been open about wanting to start a family but Anna admitted the timing was "so hard in this industry". She added: "Chris wants a big family." Anna, who next stars alongside Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator, is filming Dan Mazer's romantic comedy I Give It A Year in London with Rafe Spall, Rose Byrne and

  • Legendary coiffeur Vidal Sassoon dies aged 84

    Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, whose Sixties wash-and-wear cuts freed women from endless teasing and hairspray, has died aged 84. A spokesman for the Los Angeles police, who were called to the home, confirmed his death.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The famous coiffeur passed away from natural causes, although it is known that Vidal suffered from leukemia, a battle he kept quiet. Vidal was born in Hammersmith, London, and was brought up in Shepherd's Bush. His mother Betty came from a family of immigrants from Ukraine, and his father, Nathan Sassoon, was from Thessaloniki, Greece. After the youngster's father left, when Vidal was three, his

  • Herbicides and insecticides: Not in organic wine

    Fancy a glass of wine? Well this month, why not make it organic? Producer of Montenidoli, Elisabetta Faguioli, is one of the twenty female wine growers attending the Real Wine Fair from as far afield as France, Italy and Australia. Elisabetta comes from a family that has cultivated vines and olive trees in Custozza, not far from Verona, since the 1700s. She now looks after her own vineyards that are organically grown.   She says "For fifty years no herbicides, insecticides or any other chemicals have been used. This is a microclimate brimming with life. The vineyards are aglow with fireflies by night and

  • The 'Chanel of hair': Vidal Sassoon's cutting edge career

    Vidal Sassoon, who died of natural causes at this home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, left behind a remarkable legacy. And while the hairdressing world mourns the death of this innovative trendsetter — who was dubbed the “Chanel of hair” by fashion icon Mary Quant — HELLO! Online looks back at why his work was so important.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Vidal was well-known for creating the iconic, geometric bob first made famous in the 1960s by Mary Quant (pictured above), who pioneered the miniskirt. But as the man who is credited with bringing Modernism to hairdressing, he is

  • Queen Silvia gives Madeleine's boyfriend royal seal of approval

    It's not the first meeting between Queen Silvia of Sweden and Chris O'Neill – the dashing financier who captured her daughter Madeleine's heart. But now it appears the relationship has been consolidated after the royal trio were spotted enjoying a meal together in New York.   Twenty-nine-year-old Madeleine has found happiness in the Big Apple since relocating there after splitting up with fiancé Jonas Bergstrom.  The pretty princess found love again with Chris, and they now live together in a plush Manhattan apartment.  Despite some initial resistance from King Carl Gustaf – who it was reported had hoped his daughter would stay in Sweden

  • Most popular baby names - 2010

    United Kingdom Boys                                                                                                   Girls  1. Oliver                                                                                            1. Olivia  2. Jack                                                                                             2. Sophie  3. Harry                                                                                            3. Emily  4. Alfie                                                                                              4. Lily   5. Charlie                                                                                          5. Amelia  6. Thomas                                                                                         6. Jessica  7. William                                                                                          7. Ruby  8. Joshua                                                                                          8. Chloe  9. George                                                                                          9. Grace 10. James                                                                                         10. Evie 11. Daniel                                                                                          11. Ava 12. Jacob                                                                                          12. Isabella 13. Ethan                                                                                          13. Mia 14. Samuel                                                                                        14. Maisie  15. Joseph                                                                                        15. Daisy 16. Dylan                                                                                          16. Poppy 17. Mohammed                                                                                  17. Isabelle 18. Noah                                                                                           18. Ella 19. Lucas                                                                                          19. Freya 20. Oscar                                                                                          20. Charlotte United States Boys                                                                                                    Girls  1. Jacob                                                                                           1. Isabella  2. Ethan                                                                                            2. Sophia  3. Michael                                                                                         3. Emma  4. Jayden                                                                                          4. Olivia  5. William                                                                                          5. Ava  6. Alexander                                                                                      6. Emily  7. Noah                                                                                             7. Abigail  8. Daniel                                                                                           8. Madison   9. Aiden                                                                                            9. Chloe 10. Anthony                                                                                       10. Mia 11. Joshua                                                                                        11. Addison 12. Mason                                                                                         12. Elizabeth  13. Christopher                                                                                  13. Ella 14. Andrew                                                                                        14. Natalie 15. David                                                                                           15. Samantha  16. Matthew                                                                                       16. Alexis 17. Logan                                                                                          17. Lily 18. Elijah                                                                                           18. Grace 19. James                                                                                         19. Hailey 20. Joseph                                                                                        20.

  • Keep it Simple: 5 Top Tips in the countdown to summer

    Work your way towards summer with 5 top tips from Simple experts in nutrition, skincare and fitness, and you’ll have your summer body prep sorted in no time! TIME POOR? – high intensity circuit training is just the thing. Skipping is fun and fast and helps work muscles from lungs to quadriceps to your bottom and abs. Do in short 30-60 second bursts for maximum effect. Hula hooping is another cheap and enjoyable all-rounder exercise that can easily be done at home when watching TV - Anna Reich TIP TOP TUMMY – getting your tummy into tip top shape doesn’t end with exercise. Cut out

  • HELLO! family spreads its wings in Colombia

    This week the latest member of the HELLO! and ¡HOLA! group launched to an excited Colombian readership. HOLA! Colombia hit the newsstands on May 8 with an exclusive at home feature with Colombian Atletico de Madrid football player Falcao and his Argentine wife Lorelei. In addition, featuring in the launching issue is the wedding of Laura Pardo – the daughter of government minister Rafael Pardo – and Alfonso Otoya. The Colombian edition of the magazine will also cover the usual glamour and royal coverage that one would expect from our prestigious publications. The fortnightly magazine has a print-run of 400,000 and

  • Let the flames begin! Olympic torch starts its journey to London

    The Olympic torch that will burn throughout the London 2012 games has been lit in Greece. The stunning ceremony took place in the ancient site of Olympia – the spot where the Games were born in 776 BC. Greek actress Ino Menegaki – in the role of high priestess – looked magnificent as she held aloft the torch and began the countdown to the year's most anticipated event. Now, the flame will pass through her country's major archaeological sites, including the Acropolis.   It will then travel the length of Britain in a 70-day torch relay, before arriving at the Olympic

  • Fashion forward Princess Mary channels Jackie O

    Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is an elegant royal with an innate sense of her own style. But she drew inspiration from another fashion icon for her latest outfit.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY There was more than a hint of Jackie Onassis about the brunette as she stepped out in Seoul, South Korea with her husband, Crown Prince Frederik. The dainty gloves and strategically tilted Pill Box hat – a style the former First Lady favoured to protect her glossy locks – were straight from the golden era. Mary's vintage accessories perfectly complimented her pleated canary dress and

  • 'Thank God it isn't a bank holiday!': Prince Charles reads weather for 'cold and brisk' day

    As the heir to the British throne, it's not exactly his official profession. But Prince Charles showed a hidden talent during a tour of BBC Scotland’s headquarters when he read the weather forecast. Newsreader Sally Magnusson stunned viewers when she handed the weather segment over to the royal who calmly proceeded to read his version of Reporting Scotland's lunchtime forecast.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Perfectly mimicking the hand gestures and enunciation of professional presenters Charles' piece to camera was almost flawless. He even raised a few smiles when he wrapped up his piece with a well-timed joke, saying: "a

  • Vampire lips and slicked hair: The best beauty trends from the Met Ball 2012

    The Costume Institute Gala continues to be one of the most talked about events in the showbiz calendar. Which isn’t strange considering the amount of celebrities per square metre that come together for the Oscars of fashion. And this inevitably leads to a wealth of different beauty looks – HELLO! Online has compiled the best.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Vampy lips Dark, rich, wine-stained lips was the make-up du jour. Camilla Belle, Lana del Rey and Kate Bosworth all chose the vampy, intense hue lip to accessorise their stunning gowns. We love the gothic feel to this statement

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