• 'Downton' actresses honoured at star-studded Glamour Awards

    After just two series, it's already one of the most critically acclaimed costume dramas of all time, winning a host of accolades for the cast and crew. And Downton Abbey's winning streak continued this week when two of its leading ladies were honoured at the Glamour Awards.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY To her delight, Michelle Dockery (right) was presented with the Editor’s Special Award, not only for her sense of style but also for "flying the flag for Britain around the world". Her on-screen sister Jessica Findlay-Brown, meanwhile, took home the Best UK actress trophy for her appearances as Lady

  • Angelina attends meeting with William Hague at the Foreign Office

    This was probably one of the more memorable days for officials at the Foreign Office. A super glamorous movie star with an Oscar to her name and a reputation as one of the most dedicated philanthropists in Hollywood arrived to meet with ministers. Angelina Jolie had dropped by at the invitation of Foreign Secretary William Hague in her capacity as a Special Envoy for the United Nations refugee agency.  CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The actress gave a short presentation before a screening of her directorial debut In the Land of Blood and Honey, about the war in Bosnia. Interestingly, despite her high powered film

  • Speaking Welsh and eating cake: Inside Kate's garden party debut

    Although she charmed every guest she met during her garden party debut, the Duchess of Cambridge really hit it off with one lucky invitee. Kate spent several minutes chatting to Bethan Haynes after discovering that she too lives in Anglesey and has a husband serving in the military. "She really perked up and said how much she loves living there," Mrs Haynes said of her conversation with the Duchess. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY "We were chatting about what Welsh she has learnt, and she said the two words that always stick out at her are 'araf', which means slow, and 'heddlu', which

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  • Euro 2012: A game of two very glamorous halves

    For three weeks from June 8, men up and down the land will become fixated with Euro 2012, but for celebrity watchers the real action will be elsewhere.  As the players fight it out for victory, they'll face competition from their glamorous other halves in the stands.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY This year, football power pairings have scaled new heights, giving the beautiful game's reigning couple Victoria and David Beckham some serious opposition. Re-inventing the pop-meets-player connection are Spanish ace Gerard Pique, and superstar Shakira, whose romance continues to fascinate fans long after Cupid struck at the 2010 World Cup. That sporting event also united goalkeeper Iker

  • Hailey and Graeme Rose jet to Mexico for romantic beachside wedding

    Hailey Louise Fox and Graeme Rose from Oxfordshire, married at The Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun Mexico on May 3, 2012. The bride wore a stunning full length cream lace fishtail dress. The elegant gown featured a beige belt with a silk and diamante rose, and a traditional short lace veil with diamante detail. Hailey carried a small bouquet made up of beautiful cream roses.    CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The reception was held in the fabulous Moon Palace golf club where Hailey, Graeme and their intimate party of nine guests celebrated in style. Their wedding party included the happy couple's closest friends from both ends of the

  • Discount Duchess: The secrets of Kate's luxe for less wardrobe

    The Duchess of Cambridge’s Emilia Wickstead number made her look blooming lovely at the Queen's recent Buckingham Palace garden party. But the pale pink dress also had an outing two weeks previously at the Windsor Castle lunch for crowned heads of state. Fashionistas and royal watchers recognised the dress immediately. With a £1,200 price tag, Kate was doing the sensible thing by getting a few wears out of it.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY True to her style recycling techniques, the pretty pleated number was paired with different accessories – including a matching pink Jane Corbett hat – to change the look.  Her decision to

  • Monica Bellucci: 'Lipstick is a woman's most valuable weapon'

    Italian actress Monica Bellucci embodies the sensuality of the Mediterranean woman. So it’s no wonder she is one of Dolce & Gabbana’s muses and the inspiration for their new lipstick collection, which also bears her name. “Lipstick is the most valuable weapon in a woman’s make-up kit,” says the sultry Italian beauty.   “It has the power to transform the appearance and mood of the person wearing it, and, at the same time, arouses the admiration of everybody else. “You can’t imagine how excited I am about being Domenico and Stefano’s muse for this collection. The three of us have

  • Take on Garnier's anti-ageing challenge for free!

    If you’re not entirely convinced about the anti-ageing benefits claimed by some brands, this is your chance to see once and for all. Cosmetics brand Garnier and TV presenter Davina McCall, who is an ambassador for the brand, are calling 250,000 women to take on the wrinkle challenge. Interested? All you have to do is sign up at ultrachallenge.co.uk to receive a free 14-day sample of Garnier’s Anti-Wrinkle UltraLift cream.   To help gauge any improvement, you will also receive a wrinkle-reader that tracks your progress. Log onto ultrachallenge.co.uk on June 11th to request your 14-day

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