After the excesses of Christmas, it's only natural that you should want to eat healthily this time of year. And olives are the perfect snack for those looking for a lighter treat without compromising on flavour. A Mediterranean staple, Greece, Italy and Spain all claim to produce the best, but the truth is that they all have their own merits. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Spain's geographic location – close to the sea – means that it can produce olives nearly all-year round, meaning you can get your hands on them easily at this time of year. Olives are most often recognised in
It's usually her older sister making the headlines. But last week Monica Cruz, younger sister of Hollywood actress Penelope, took centre stage when she excitingly revealed news of her pregnancy. What really got people talking though was the 35-year-old's frank admission that she had turned to an anonymous donor to fulfill her dreams of starting a family. Model Monica spoke openly about her pregnancy on her web-based blog for Spanish newspaper El Pais. Fearing that if she waited to meet her perfect partner it would be "too late for motherhood", the single star sought help through artificial insemination and said
In December, St James' Palace made one of the most eagerly anticipated announcements in years with the news that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant. And since then, all eyes have been on Kate as she embarks on an incredible nine-month journey into motherhood. With that in mind, Teresa Walsh, Midwife Childbirth Educator at The Portland Hospital for Women & Children, shares a week-by-week guide to pregnancy with HELLO! Online. Week 16 By week 16 you will probably have had one or two antenatal appointments, your first blood tests and an ultrasound scan. At 16 weeks you can get these results and discuss
It is one of the most glamorous events in the showbiz calendar. So it’s no surprise that the big screen’s leading ladies went all out for the Golden Globe Awards 2013, stepping out in an array of stunning gowns that shimmered and shone under the blaze of hundreds of flashbulbs. And a style trend was soon to emerge, with a host of red carpet beauties channelling sirens of the sea in fishtail gowns. What’s more, the starlets had all chosen to pair their under-the-ocean dresses with old Hollywood, sideswept hairstyles. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Leading the mermaid brigade
British gems Adele and Daniel Day-Lewis went home with two of the top prizes at this year's Golden Globes. The Someone Like You songstress was lauded for her soaring Bond theme Skyfall, while Daniel scooped Best Actor in a Drama thanks to his role in American Civil War biopic, Lincoln. Collecting her award, the new mum thanked Hollywood in her typically down-to-earth style, name checking her newborn son and her partner, Simon Konecki. "Oh my God, oh my God, oh my God," she said as she took charge of the microphone. "Honestly I came for a night out, with
Actress Claire Sweeney has revealed her engagement to a man 14 years her junior in an exclusive interview with HELLO! magazine. The former Brookside star said 'yes' to businessman Daniel when he presented her with a three-carat diamond ring in a romantic proposal on Christmas Eve. Showing off the giant solitaire design in an exclusive 'at home' photoshoot in HELLO!, Claire says they were meant to be. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "I can't believe I'm a fiancée," she says. "The reason I've never married or had children is because I take it very seriously and I hadn't met the right person.
Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart seem to be taking their romance to a new level. Just weeks after the singer declared her love for her beau to Harper's Bazaar, the pair attended the Golden Globes together. Although Casper is Jennifer's constant companion in her personal life, this was the first time he had accompanied his partner to a high profile awards ceremony. His appearance was unsurprising given that Jennifer described him as her "best friend" in the recent interview. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY "He’s fantastic; he's like my best friend. I can tell him everything, when I'm feeling down, when
Lauren Goodger has become the second celebrity to be eliminated from Dancing On Ice. She may have loved skating since her childhood, but The Only Way Is Essex star was booted off the competition after losing a dance-off against TV presenter Anthea Turner. Lauren and her professional partner Michael Zenezini danced to This Girl Is On Fire by Alicia Keys, but failed to impress the judges, accruing a lowly fifteen point score. Sharp-tongued panellist Jason Gardiner remarked: "One of you was elegant, beautiful and committed. The other one - the only way is through the back door. I'm saving Anthea."
The Golden Globes 2013 red carpet was a catwalk of elegance and glamour. But out of these 30 guests, which is your favourite look? Vote now! Click on photos to
As anticipation built ahead of awards season, everyone was asking themselves how the Golden Globes would fare without the rapier wit of three-time presenter Ricky Gervais. Quite well seems to be the answer to that question. Comedy duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – known for their stints in box office sensation Mean Girls and hit American show Saturday Night Live – held the fort at this year's ceremony, and did their predecessor proud with some acerbic jibes of their own. As the A-list braced themselves, the ladies took aim at Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow, singer Taylor Swift and Les
Breaking up is hard to do – even when the split is amicable. So Britney Spears' ex fiancé Jason Trawick really appreciated the well-wishes of fans on Twitter on the day it was announced he and the pop icon have broken off their engagement. "Thanks for all your kind words. You guys/girls are wonderful. I truly appreciate it," wrote the star's former manager, who had proposed to Britney over a year ago in Las Vegas. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Jason reportedly signed a non-disclosure contract last April when he officially became her co-conservator along with her father Jamie Spears.
Flowing Hollywood waves made a comeback in their hometown of Los Angeles on Sunday night with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba and Megan Fox sporting the hairstyle for the 70th Annual Golden Globes awards. Latino stars Jennifer and Jessica brought warmth to their luxurious brunette tresses with honey-tinted highlights and kept their hair swept to the side for a feel of old-time glamour. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Whilst the Jenny from the Block singer shone with her statement style shimmering smokey eye and glossy pout, Jessica opted instead for an injection of post-winter colour with an immaculate coat of matte coral to her lips and
One of the most star-studded events in the film and TV calendar, the Golden Globes not only encompasses an exciting and elegant award ceremony, but a fashion parade like no other. A whirlwind of savvy A-listers show off their sartorial style every year without fail, displaying the latest wares of the hottest designers and season’s best trends. And there was a definite theme to the many outfits that were sashayed down the red carpet this year. From sultry black to midnight blue, flower power to understated nude, an evident colour spectrum swept the scene on Sunday, with show-stopping coral and classic cream taking the reign
He may have taken a seven-year hiatus from the music industry, but Justin Timberlake's brand new single Suit and Tie is the artist's freshest sound yet. Turning his hand to acting in The Social Network and In Time, the record-breaking artist has celebrated years of success both in and out of the studio. As well as launching an exclusive clothing line, William Rast, Justin has made one of the most important decisions of his life and said I do to long term love and fellow actress Jessica Biel. However, it seems that Justin could not resist returning to visit
The Palace has released the news the world has been waiting for – Kate Middleton's due date. In an official statement released on Monday afternoon, Clarence House said: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in July. The Duchess' condition continues to improve since her stay in hospital last month." Royal watchers can now deduce that the Duchess of Cambridge is three months pregnant, and the wording of the statement also dispels rumours that the future Queen will be welcoming twins. The sex of the child won't be revealed until he or she
He is the man credited with helping Britney Spears get back to her best. So fans were understandably saddened at the news Jason Trawick and the pop star were no more. Britney's former manager was a stabalising influence on the singer after a difficult period of mental issues following her split with husband Kevin Federline. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY He doted on her boys Jayden James and Sean Preston, and encouraged her to retreat from the spotlight to spend more time privately with her family. It looked like Britney would get her fairytale ending when Jason proposed in 2011,
Welcoming in every A-lister in town from Zac Efron, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Emily Blunt, the surfing shores and pristine powdery sands Down Under have fast become the hottest celebrity destination for stars wanting to experience some of the world's best beaches. And Mariah Carey, the singing sensation and American Idol judge, was the latest travel-savvy celebrity to journey to Australia, ringing in the New Year with a sensational live show in Gold Coast and Sydney this month. Spotted soaking up the sun in Melbourne, the star took time from her busy schedule to experience some of the sunny shores, of which there are over
After starring in the critically-acclaimed film Holy Motors, Kylie Minogue confessed she had really enjoyed stepping in front of the camera to act again. Now the pop princess will have a chance to perfect her craft, after deciding to take time out from her music career to focus on acting. The 44-year-old singer has split from her long-term manager Terry Blamey, who helped launch her pop career with the release of Locomotion in 1987, when she was just 19. The pair ended their partnership on New Year’s Eve after Kylie wrapped up her 25th anniversary tour, though it's understood a decision