• Marry in the Med: Top five exotic destinations to tie the knot

    Finding the right venue is a key factor when planning your big day. And with the average cost of a wedding in the UK spiralling to over £20,000, tying the knot abroad has become an increasingly popular option. Researchers estimate that 80,000 Brits will marry abroad in the next year with couples hoping to save at least 50% of the cost of a wedding at home.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Warmer, sunnier climes and exotic backdrops are welcome bonuses too.  And newlyweds can tag a honeymoon onto the end of the trip, as well as provide their guests with an

  • The destination of the moment: Flanders is in fashion

    Head to the cities of Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Leuven and Mechelen to explore beautiful Belgium and discover a plethora of art, cuisine, fashion, design and history. This country's culture is flourishing and will make a perfect holiday destination for the entire family. Its artistic influence in particular has had a huge impact on Europe and puts Belgium firmly on the map for a hot-spot holiday. Here are just a few of the reasons why Belgium is the place to be. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Designers delight in Brussels It goes by the name Design September, an entire month in Brussels dedicated

  • The Importance of a High Quality Laser Printer to a Business

    It’s difficult to consider even the smallest of business being able to survive without a computer and printer now. Thanks to the power of the internet and the need for professionalism, any business which is attempting to survive without a computer and printer is often seen as being old fashioned. Although the ownership of such technology is important, it’s even more important to ensure you have the use of a high quality printer for your business. Poor quality technology is easily detectable and can often let a business down. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that items such as

  • Royal beauties Madeleine and Sora attend gala evening

    Sweden's Queen Silvia and her daughter Princess Madeleine enjoyed a very regal soiree on Thursday evening. The ladies were joined by Saudi Arabia's stunning Princess Sora, who was on the arm of her husband, Prince Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. Both are prominent members of the ruling Saudi dynasty, House of Saud.    CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The meeting came as all four attended The Mentor Foundation USA International Gala in Washington. The NGO works to prevent substance abuse amongst the world's youth. Prince Abdul-Aziz and Queen Silvia are both honorary members of the charity's board. Madeleine, meanwhile, took advantage of her

  • Tara bears her soul as she re-invents herself as a pop star

    Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has finally plucked up the courage to release the album she began five years ago – and her critics might be pleasantly surprised. The album, Flawed features emotive ballads with catchy melodies written by Tara. The lyrics detail the former It girl's laments over lost love, and her battles with drug addiction. Forty-year-old Tara says she hopes the new project might change some people's negative opinions of her. She was especially hurt about stories criticising her appearance after she underwent reconstructive surgery on her nose and comments she was just a party girl. "After all that nose

  • Bruce Springsteen's girl Jessica and Charlotte Casiraghi are born to ride

    One is the offspring of rock royalty, while the other is the real thing. But a passionate love of horses has brought together the unlikely pairing of Jessica Springsteen - daughter of guitar icon Bruce - and Monegasque royal Charlotte Casiraghi.  Both ladies are accomplished riders, so when the pretty pair met up at the prestigious Vienna Masters Global Tour, there were smiles all round.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   Jessica, 20, is a US international showjumper, and recently bought British rider Peter Charles' horse Murka's Vindicat W, who galloped to gold at London 2012. The purchase made by the daughter of the 'The Boss',

  • Something for the weekend: Brunch Recipes

    After a busy week, there's no better way to start the weekend than with a long, lazy brunch. It's the ideal opportunity to catch up with family on the week's events, or with friends on gossip from the night before – so it's only fitting that brunch should be a substantial meal, enjoyed at a leisurely pace. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR RECIPE GALLERY This brilliant blend of breakfast and lunch emerged as a concept in late-Victorian times after appearing in Hunter's Weekly in 1895.  Brunch-visionary, Guy Beringer, wrote in his article, "Brunch: A Plea", boldly claiming that brunching would "promote human happiness". Over a century later, we

  • Robbie Williams introduces baby Teddy

    Robbie Williams has posted an adorable picture of tiny baby Theodora Rose on his official blog. The Take That star poses with the new arrival on his chest and captions the snap: "Daddies second nappy change, Teddy's second day on the planet."     The singer and wife Ayda welcomed Teddy into the world on Wednesday and the new dad obviously couldn't wait any longer to show her off to the world. The doting father has said he is so in love with his newborn that he is more than happy to let her "get away with murder."     After making jokes that he would

  • Susan and Richard twirl into anniversary edition of San Sebastian Film Festival

    Twirling with excitement, Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon made their arrival at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain. Arm-in-arm Susan, 65 and Richard, 63, waved to the crowd against the picturesque backdrop of the Bay of Biscay.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Now in its 60th year, the week-long-event expects to draw more of Hollywood's finest to the beautiful town situated on the country's north coast. Festival director Jose Luis Rebordinos said: "This year is a bit special because it is the festival's 60th anniversary. For this reason we have made a strong bet on major stars who can also bring

  • Nick Clegg 'sorry' spoof video goes viral as it's released on iTunes

    It may be difficult for some people to say sorry, but apparently it is a lot easier to sing it. A spoof video of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's apology to voters after breaking his tuition fee pledge is to be released on iTunes. Satirical website thepoke turned the tuition fee apology into a humorous song parody, which went viral and acrrued millions of hits worldwide.   On the back of their huge success, the site has obtained permission from Mr Clegg to release the video as an iTunes single. However, the agreement was made that the proceeds of the song

  • Hilary Alexander organises top-notch style spectacle for Fashion for the Brave

    Fashion legend Hilary Alexander pulled out all the stops to create a fabulous charity catwalk show last week. In a presentation that was rounded off with supermodel Jade Parfitt taking to the runway in a bespoke Corrie Nielsen dress, industry heavyweight Hilary was showing her support for Fashion for the Brave.   Attended by soldiers, celebrities including Claudia Winkleman, Jasmine Juiness and Lady Victoria Hervey, and VIPs, the black tie bash raised over an astonishing £250,000. A special edition Aston Martin Cygnet, auctioned by Jeffrey Archer, heralded a very exciting competitive auction between Sir Phillip Green – via telephone –

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