• Banish those post-festive blues with perfect January travel

    January just got better. The beginning of the year has become one of the perfect times to travel, not only for the inevitable prospect of sunshine or adventure, but to render the month that little bit more exciting. Avoiding holiday pricing was never as appealing, since you can bag a bargain before half term while continuing the celebrations well into the new year. From skiing to sunbathing, sight-seeing to spa seeking, here at HELLO! Online we have picked the best of where to go and what to see. Whether it's a rural retreat, or the Caribbean climate, thrifty shopping  in New York or the snowy slopes of The Alps that take your

  • Quinoa Porridge with Macadamia Nut Milk

    Dish type: Breakfast Serves 4 Ingredients Seeds from 1 pomegranate 200g (7oz/2 cups) quinoa flakes 75g (3oz/scant ²/³ cup) goji berries 1 cinnamon stick 475ml (16fl oz/scant 2 cups) Macadamia Nut Milk (see below) 750ml (1¼ pints/3 cups) water 100g (3½oz/¾ cup) raspberries Macadamia Nut Milk 200g (7oz/1¹/³ cups) raw macadamia nuts, soaked for about 4 hours and drained 750ml–1 litre (1¼–1¾ pints/ 3–4 cups) purified or filtered water Method 1. To make the Macadamia Nut Milk blend the ingredients in a Vitamix or high-speed blender until smooth, then filter through a muslin bag or a very fine strainer. 2. To remove the seeds from the pomegranate, roll it firmly on a work surface to

  • Get the look: Rochelle Humes' modern maternity style

    Her gorgeous wardrobe – and of course her recent marriage to JLS star Marvin Humes – has made her the envy of women across the country. And the former  Rochelle Wiseman is showing no signs of slowing down now she has a baby on board. She may have admitted to feeling baffled at the changes her baby bump is having on her hormones exclaiming recently on twitter: "My body has no clue what's going on!", but the singing sensation is showing that she can still manage to look spot on-trend.     The Saturdays beauty has a known love of all things fashion, from figure-hugging bandage dresses and

  • Great Brits Adele and Daniel Day-Lewis score Oscar nominations

    Adele has scored her biggest career high yet, after being nominated for an Academy Award. The songstress, who has been put forward in the Best Original Song category for her 007 theme tune Skyfall, joins a handful of other Brits on the path to Oscar glory in 2013. After congratulations flooding in over Twitter, the 24-year-old thanked her fans. "Oh my god I feel like Meryl Streep!! Thank you x," she wrote. Joining her is Daniel Day-Lewis, up for Best Actor thanks to his performance in the title role of Lincoln - the US president who steered his country through the

  • Get the fabulous HELLO! App with Nokia

    Now that the festive period has come to an end, it's time to get off the sofa and back into gear again. Whilst 2012 was without a doubt an exciting year for HELLO! with celebrity exclusives, fashion tips and royalty galore, 2013 is set to be even greater. And what better way to kick things off than with our fabulous HELLO! app, now available on all Nokia phones. That's right – whether you're at the gym, traveling to work or simply chilling at home, all the latest HELLO! news and photos are available directly on your mobile phone.   CLICK

  • Contouring and colour: the best of beauty for Spring 2013

    The fun-filled fashion weeks of London, New York, Paris and Milan for Spring/Summer 2013 brought an abundance of  innovative and inspirational beauty trends to keep many a makeup addict on their toes. As we put away the glitter-filled nail polishes and palettes of plum, ebony and festive red it's about time for a seasonal spring clean in our cosmetic cases to celebrate the New Year rolling in – providing no less than a perfect excuse to invest in a post-Christmas treat.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY So before you replenish your makeup bag, see our favourite beauty trends to watch out for this Spring: Beginning at the Base After months

  • Newly-single Taylor Swift's daring night out at the People's Choice Awards

    Taylor Swift was in high spirits at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night following her split from One Direction star Harry Styles. Showing Harry what he is missing out on, the 22-year-old country singer stunned in her first public appearance since the breakup in a very daring white Ralph Lauren gown. Taylor completed her look with a pair of turquoise earrings and an elegant up'do.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The star didn't go home empty handed - at the awards she took the gong for Best Country Artist which was presented to her by actress Olivia Munn. After the awards and

  • Paula Hamilton fights off 'Celebrity Big Brother' boos as she loses out in first eviction

    Paula Hamilton became the first contestant to leave this year's Celebrity Big Brother house ahead of Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt and Frankie Dettori. The 51-year-old made her exit from the Big Brother bubble to a chorus of boos. But Paula, who shied away from the crowd in stylish sunglasses for the night-time eviction, took the bad reception in her stride. Giving the crowd a thumbs-up, the contestant said to the crowd "thank you, good on you".  Paula also remained tight-lipped about the hostile welcome to life outside the Celebrity Big Brother house, and said to Brian Dowling: "People have their opinions."

  • 'Overwhelmed' Lily Cooper thanks fans for congratulations after welcoming second baby

    Lily Cooper is celebrating after adding another child to her family. The singer gave birth to her second baby with husband Sam Cooper this week, and the couple have apparently called the baby - a little girl - Marnie Rose. The baby shares Lily's middle name Rose, and pals said the first name was inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's 1964 film Marnie.   The singer expressed her gratitute after congratulations flooded in over Twitter. she wrote: "Quite overwhelmed by all the well wishing going on. THANKYOU everybody x x x" The Twitter message is an unusual step for Lily, who didn't officially confirm this new pregnancy

  • Dazzling Jennifer Lawrence wins big in sparkly Valentino Couture

    Scooping a staggering six gongs – including Favourite Movie actress, Favourite Face of Heroism and Favourite On-Screen Chemistry, it's fair to say it was Jennifer Lawrence's night at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday. And the Hunger Games actress looked nothing short of stunning as she picked up her prizes, striking the perfect balance between demure and sexy in a sparkly black, high-necked Valentino Couture dress that allowed for a flash of leg with its thigh-high split.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Jennifer teamed the gorgeous gown with black Nicholas Kirkwood pumps and Cartier jewellery, opting for a side-swept

  • Joy as 'Emmerdale' actor Chris Bisson welcomes his first child

    Chris Bisson has just become a dad. The Emmerdale actor and his partner Rowena Finn are now the proud parents of a baby boy called Harry, who was welcomed into the world on Wednesday, January 9. Chris, best known to TV fans as Emmerdale businessman Jai Sharma, took to Twitter to share his news, saying: "Our little bundle of joy Harry weighed in at 6lb 7oz, and mum is doing great." With his small screen career well established, Chris' growing family is the perfect start to 2013.   The 37-year-old became a firm favourite during his long-standing role as Vikram Desai in British soap Coronation Street. He also appeared

  • Charlotte Casiraghi's ex Alex Dellal set to become a dad with model love

    In a few short months, Monegasque royal Charlotte Casiraghi will become an aunt when her brother Andrea and his fiancée Tatiana Santo Domingo welcome their first child. Now, news will also be reaching Charlotte that her ex-boyfriend, gallery owner Alex Delall, looks set to start a family with his model girlfriend Elisa Sednaoui.     Guests at a private dinner celebrating Tom Ford's latest runway show couldn't help but have noticed that Elisa was showing off a sizeable baby bump, seemingly confirming that she and Alex have some happy news. Since splitting with 26-year-old Charlotte in 2011, Alex has gone on

  • Adele to make post-baby comeback at the Golden Globes

    She's kept a low profile since welcoming her first baby in October, but Adele is due to make a return to the spotlight this weekend, attending the Golden Globes award ceremony on Sunday night. The executive producer of the cine event has confirmed the 24-year-old singer will be at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA for the ceremony, where she has been nominated for Best Original Song for her 007 theme tune Skyfall. It's not known whether her other half, Simon Konecki, will escort her on the night.   It will be the first time the notoriously private singer has been

  • Sophisticated updo's and pink pouts win at the People's Choice Awards

    Stars at the People Choice Awards were seen embracing a New Year look – with a refreshing twist – on Wednesday night. Swapping bouncy curls for tightly woven braids, Lea Michele made sure her hot pink mini-dress dress stood out from the crowd as her intricate hairdo pulled back her usual statement strands.   Layers of the 26-year old's chestnut tresses were pinned in place to create a Grecian-crown effect, suitably appropriate for Lea's award of the night as she was named best Comedic TV actress for her role as Rachel Berry in the hit musical television show, Glee. Complementing the golden tan

  • Jessie J shows off stunning transformation at Tom Ford fashion party

    Jessie J recently changed stylists, promising to swap her signature loud ensembles and eccentric hair and make-up for more feminine couture — and the singer seems to be sticking true to her resolution. The popstar turned up for the Tom Ford Hosts London Collections dinner in London on Wednesday night showing off her gorgeous new look. The Dominoes singer was the epitome of chic in head to toe black, wearing a black shirt tucked into black jeans paired with a tuxedo blazer.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY And the dark enbsemble was topped off bya zebra print and gold tote

  • Tips for getting your car ready for winter

    Tips for getting your car ready for winter Winter is well and truly upon us, so if you haven’t yet ensured your car is winter ready, now is the time to do so. The back end of 2012 saw heavy rain up and down the country, which badly affected many of the roads in the UK. So what will 2013 bring? If you believe the reports we’re set for a lot more rain. Could we get snow? It’s likely. So there’s never been a more important time than now, to make sure your car is winter-ready and ship-shape to battle

  • Spanish olives with Manchego cheese marinated in olive oil, black peppercorns, bay leaves, rosemary and garlic

    Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of ‘turning colour’ or black Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 50g of Manchego cheese 5 black peppercorns 2 fresh bay leaves 1 sprig of rosemary 4 garlic cloves Method Drain the Spanish olives from the brine and place them in a bowl with the chopped Manchego cheese. With the back of a knife, crush the garlic cloves and black peppercorns, before mixing them with the olives and the Spanish olive oil. Rub the herbs between your hands, before adding them to the bowl. Give all ingredients

  • Spanish olives marinated in sweet pimentón, red onion and fennel seeds

    Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of black Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of Sweet pimentón 1/3 of a red onion 1 tbsp of fennel seeds Method Drain the Spanish olives from the brine and place them in a bowl. Peel and thinly slice the red onion and place it in the bowl. Crush the cumin seeds with the side of the knife and add into the bowl with the pimentón and Spanish olive oil. Stir together and leave to stand for 20 minutes then enjoy the freshly marinated olives.

  • Spanish olives, sesame seeds, lemon juice and mint

    Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of green Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of sesame seeds 1 lemon 3 sprigs of mint 3 sprigs of thyme Method Drain the Spanish olives from the brine and place them in a bowl with the Spanish olive oil. In a small pan, toast the sesame seeds over a high heat for one minute, stirring constantly. Add the hot seeds to the bowl. Rub the herbs between your hands and add them to the bowl. Dress with the juice of the lemon (you can

  • Spanish olives marinated in oregano and chillies

    Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of green Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 6 sprigs of fresh oregano 6 dried cayenne peppers Method Drain the Spanish olives from the brine and place them in a bowl. Between your hands, rub the sprigs of oregano so they release their natural aromas, before sprinkling the sprigs over the olives in the bowl with the crushed chillies. Drizzle over the olive oil and then turn everything together to mix. Leave to stand for 20 minutes then enjoy the freshly marinated olives, or keep in the fridge for