• Sporty Princess Charlene praised by Pope Benedict XVI on Vatican visit

    She may be Monegasque royalty but Princess Charlene's sporting background has not been forgotten. When the statuesque royal met with Pope Benedict XVI on a trip to the Vatican on Saturday the Catholic leader praised her for her past swimming triumphs. Pope Benedict XVI was aware that 34-year-old Charlene is a former Olympic swimmer for her native South Africa and congratulated her on the success she enjoyed during her athletic years.     The blonde princess chose a demure white lace gown, white gloves and veil for the occasion. Her outfit was in keeping with official Vatican protocol known as 'Privilege du blanc', literally translated as 'privilege of

  • 'Downton's Michelle Dockery leads UK hope for Golden Globe glory

    British actress Michelle Dockery swapped afternoon tea at Downton Abbey for BAFTA's glitzy Awards Season Tea Party on Saturday. Michelle was seen flying the flag for UK acting talent at the event in Los Angeles ahead of Sunday night's Golden Globe awards; where she hopes to scoop the title of Best Actress in a TV Drama. The London-born star looked stylish in a monochrome dress and pointed metallic heels as well as showing her off her enviably sleek bob hairstyle. Michelle was joined at the Four Seasons Hotel by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes whose hit period drama could lead Britain to Golden Globe success.   This is

  • Fun and Sun Down Under for Zara Phillips

    Sipping champagne and enjoying the Australian sun Zara Phillips certainly enjoyed her day at the races on Saturday. The Queen's granddaughter swapped the chilly English weather for the warm climes of Queensland spending time at the Magic Millions Race Day; for which she is an ambassador. Magic Millions is an initiative aimed at increasing the representation of female jockeys, trainers and owners in Australia. As a passionate horsewoman, Olympic medal winner and high-profile royal, Zara was the perfect choice to champion the cause and was clearly in her element as she mingled at the event.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Sun-kissed Zara

  • Golden Globes 2013: New mum Adele makes sensational return to spotlight

    Her return to the red carpet since giving birth to her baby boy 12 weeks ago was highly anticipated. And Adele far from disappointed as she stepped out at the Golden Globe Awards 2013. The superstar songstress was radiant in a lovely Burberry gown as she confidently stepped onto the red carpet, flashing photographers a quick grin before heading inside for the ceremony. The black number was perfectly complemented by a glamorous updo and her trademark black eyeliner. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY And the 24-year-old must have been delighted with the result of the evening, bagging a highly