• Exclusive: Peaches and Thomas' fairytale wedding at Sir Bob's Kent home

    Beaming with the blissful joy of a newlywed bride, Peaches Geldof, in her custom-made Alberta Ferretti wedding dress, poses with three generations of her family – her new husband Thomas Cohen, her proud father Sir Bob Geldof, and her five-month-old son Astala, on what she tells HELLO! was her "most amazing day". The happy couple's unique country wedding, held at Sir Bob's characterful country home, Davington Priory in Kent, encapsulated Peaches' vision of "a country wedding meets Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream". It was full of quirky details – including the bride and groom's eight-month-old golden retriever puppy Parper

  • Glowing Kate Hudson looks better than ever

    It has been over 11 years since Kate Hudson stepped into the limelight following her role in Almost Famous. But the actress is looking better than ever.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Kate's stunning turn in Venice put her counterparts firmly in the shade. And the star was simply glowing as she stepped out for the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday night. The mother-of-two showcased a flawless complexion and bronzed glow that was perfectly set off by her straightened blonde, California-girl hair. Make-up wise, Kate seems to be on the same wavelength as concealer-lover Kim Kardashian. The area around

  • Spice up your life! Swap salt for sodium-free seasoning

    We all know that salt is bad for us but are often at a loss as to how to enhance flavour without doing damage to our blood pressure. Break the habit by getting creative with seasoning. Swap salt for spices and you'll succeed in adding taste without adding sodium. Spices are used throughout Asian cuisine to create a balance of flavours throughout the dish by bringing freshness, aroma and heat in union with the main ingredients.   These essential spices are as good for your tastebuds as they are for your health: Chillies Full of vitamin C and A these hot red delights

  • Elation as Andy Murray ends Britain's 76-year wait to win US Open

    First came gold in the Olympics, now Andy Murray has served up another stellar performance – winning the US Open. The Scottish hero ended Britain's 76-year wait for a male to snare a Grand Slam singles championship with his win over Novak Djokovic. At the end of the thrilling final, an elated Andy looked skyward, and covered his face with his hands, keenly aware of the enormity of his achievement. Speaking after the match he said: "I'm very, very happy that I managed to come through because if I had lost this one from two sets up, that would

  • Model in the making: Harper tests the runway for mum Victoria

    It looks like Harper Beckham is, quite literally, following in her mum’s footsteps. The tiny tot made her runway debut at New York Fashion Week, trying out the catwalk at the Public Library ahead of Victoria’s Spring/Summer 2012 show.   And proud mum Victoria, who graced the catwalk during a guest appearance for Maria Grachvogel in 2000, was on hand to snap a quick photo of the adorable youngster. She later posted it on Twitter, with the caption: "Testing the runway! #VBSS13 #NYFW X vb." Harper, who recently turned one, is already quite the mini fashionista. She always looks spot on-trend

  • 'Compared to an Olympic final, I can handle it,' 'Strictly' contestant Victoria tells HELLO! as lineup is announced

    Though nerves may be rising amongst the celebrities taking part in this year's Strictly Come Dancing, there's one contestant who isn't too worried. Gold-medal winning Olympian Victoria Pendleton exclusively tells HELLO! magazine: "Compared to being in an Olympic final, I think I will be able to handle it," she says. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY   The pretty cyclist, who shows off her impressive abs in newly-released official shots of the contestants, says she is says Strictly will help to compensate for post-London 2012 blues. "After Beijing, I was like, ‘What do I do now?’ I’m looking forward to a bit

  • 'X Factor' star Katie Waissel ties the knot with model love of six months

    Just two months after getting engaged, Katie Waissel has married her American model boyfriend Brad Alphonso. The X Factor star tweeted a picture of her big day, telling her followers: "So excited, I couldn't help it. Candid friend shot… I'm still blushing."   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Katie looks overjoyed in the black-and-white pic, radiant in a mermaid-style Vera Wang dress as she holds her handsome new husband's hand. The 24-year-old's hair is gathered into a bun atop her head, and she wears a veil at the back of her hair. She wrote later: "I have never smiled so much in

  • Music, merriment and surprises for Olivia and Mark Watterson

    Olivia Bucknall and Mark Watterson united in a quintessentially British wedding, at the idyllic St Aldates Church in Oxford. Guests arrived in festive style aboard a vintage Leyland double-decker bus. Amongst them was an unexpected wedding gift – the couple were surprised by the appearance of close friends all the way from Australia who completed the day as bridesmaid and groomsman. The beautiful bride Olivia was given away by her father in traditional style. Revered Charlie Cleverly, Rector at the Church and friend of the happy couple conducted a wonderful service filled with love and laughter.  A chauffeur driven 1936 Armstrong Siddeley open-top

  • 'He was the love of my life': Michael Clarke Duncan's fiancée breaks down at 'Green Mile' star's funeral

    Clearly distressed, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth wept as she bid farewell to her fiancé Michael Clarke Duncan. "I don't remember him as Michael the actor or entertainer," the former reality TV star told CNN as she arrived at his funeral, with his mother, sister and nephews. "He was the love of my life, he is the love of my life. I'm going to miss him so much." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Omarosa joined Tom Hanks, Jay Leno and Stevie Wonder in celebrating the life of the actor during a memorial service. The nearly four-hour service in Los Angeles was marked by speeches, rousing

  • SJP's son James helps mum transition from runway to school run

    The last time Sarah Jessica Parker stepped out, she was surrounded by the glitz and glamour of New York Fashion Week, sitting front row at Diane von Furstenberg's show. Fast forward a day and her surroundings are more down to earth as she got back on the school run and into her mummy duties.  The actress' 11-year-old son James Wilkie was on hand to help his mum out with his little sisters Tabitha and Marion.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Mother and son seemed to be having a whale of a time, and giggled their way to the school gates. Since starting a

  • Brian McFadden tells HELLO! he had no idea what he was doing when he married Kerry

    Brian McFadden considers his new marriage to be effectively his first - and says he had no idea what he was doing when he tied the knot with his ex, Kerry Katona.  Tthe former Westlife star married Irish model and DJ Vogue Williams earlier this month in Tuscany, Italy and HELLO! was there to capture all the details.   In an exclusive interview, Brian said he has a "completely different life" to when he and Kerry staged their wedding a decade ago. Speaking to HELLO!, Brian says he considers this to be his "first time getting married". The singer, 32, said: "This is me

  • Angelina Jolie on a 'heartbreaking' mission to support Syrian refugees

    Angelina Jolie wells up with tears as she visits a camp for Syrian refugees fleeing the violence in their country. The Hollywood star – who is a special envoy to the United Nations refugee agency – heard "horrific" and "heartbreaking" accounts from those she met at the Zaatari camp in Jordan.  Some 27,000 Syrians have taken shelter there after being displaced by the 18-month conflict, many of them women and children.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The mother of six said: "I am very concerned, the world is very concerned. What is very heartbreaking is when Syrian people ask you why you think no one is able to

  • Blake Lively weds in custom-made Marchesa at famous 'Notebook' spot

    Fashion watchers were expecting her to glide down the aisle in a couture Chanel creation or a gorgeous Gucci gown. But Gossip Girl star Blake Lively, who has acted as ambassador for both houses, chose Marchesa to wed her movie star beau Ryan Reynolds.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Design duo Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, who were no doubt delighted to create a bridal gown for the A-lister, revealed that it featured a hand-draped silk tulle bodice adorned with custom crystal and rose gold embroidery. And Blake is thought to have teamed the couture creation with a pair of Christian

  • Your ultimate guide to autumn fashion only in this week's HELLO!

    Ready to revamp your wardrobe for autumn‭? ‬Don't hit the shops without first snapping up‭ ‬the‭ ‬must-have fashion guide‭, ‬only with this week's‭ HELLO! There are over 100‭ ‬pages of designer style inside‭, ‬plus award-winning fashion journalist Hilary Alexander's pick of autumn/winter's top trends‭.‬   Also‭, ‬don't miss‭:‬ *A front-row look at the shows in Paris‭, ‬Milan‭, ‬London and New York *From Glam Goth to monochrome‭, ‬stars like Emma Stone and Scarlett Johansson show how to work the trends *HELLO‭! ‬Loves‭: ‬Our luxiest fashion finds *The designers who dress the Duchess of Cambridge *Head to toe‭, ‬the hottest new accessories *Bejewelled watches

  • Be bridal in Baroque: Get inspired by Anna Karenina

    Director of Atonement and Pride & Prejudice, Joe Wright, recently released his newest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic love story, Anna Karenina, which took cinema screens by storm on September 7. Interest in period films has boomed in recent years, so it's no surprise that this 19th century romance has made quite an impression. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law, the visual work is stunning in terms of its spectacular special effects, elegant make-up and gorgeous costume designs. But the film isn't the only Karenina-inspired release this month. With the Baroque trend on the rise, Spanish bridal

  • Whirlwind fashion: Marc Jacobs stuns New York with five-minute show

    If you weren’t at your seat in time, it was tough luck. At precisely 8pm, the first of Marc Jacobs’ models stepped out onto the runway. Five minutes later his 45-strong army of girls, wearing a varying array of hypnotising stripes, stormed the runway for his super-fast finale.   Backstage, he joked that that "every season, I try and beat my speed record. My ideal is to have the show over before you've even sat down." But the speed of the show didn't detract from the quality. Marc well and truly kicked romanticism to the kerb with a bold display almost

  • Slimmed-down Jessica Simpson opens up about losing baby weight

    She has stayed out of the limelight since giving birth back in May, taking some time out to get her body back into shape. But Jessica Simpson revealed her new, slimmed-down physique on Monday as she made her first television appearance on Katie Couric's new talk show. Looking lovely in a black peplum dress, the star spoke about her weight gain during pregnancy, admitting she was shocked when it didn't fall off after giving birth.     "During pregnancy, I didn't really think about it," she said. "I thought my doctors were telling me that it was just a lot of water

  • Exclusive: Peaches and Thomas' fairytale wedding at Sir Bob's Kent home

    Beaming with the blissful joy of a newlywed bride, Peaches Geldof, in her custom-made Alberta Ferretti wedding dress, poses with three generations of her family – her new husband Thomas Cohen, her proud father Sir Bob Geldof, and her five-month-old son Astala, on what she tells HELLO! was her "most amazing day". The happy couple's unique country wedding, held at Sir Bob's characterful country home, Davington Priory in Kent, encapsulated Peaches' vision of "a country wedding meets Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream". It was full of quirky details – including the bride and groom's eight-month-old golden retriever

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