• Kate admits to pregnancy nerves as she returns to work with baby bump

    Kate Middleton visited Hope House woman's shelter on Tuesday morning and used the occasion to speak about her pregnancy for the first time, striking up maternal solidarity with residents.  During the visit, Kate was asked by a client named Lisa whether she was nervous about giving birth to her baby in July; Kate told the mother-of-three it would be "unnatural" if she wasn't. With motherhood clearly on her mind, Kate – whose rounded tummy was clearly visible in her grey jersey MaxMara print dress with V-neck and ruched waist – was drawn to the children who had turned up to see her, and was particularly taken with one little girl who presented

  • Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel expecting their first baby

    Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel have a little Pea joining their pod. The delighted couple have confirmed that they are expecting their first baby together. "Josh & Me & BABY makes three," the 37-year-old tweeted on Monday, with the hashtag #Mylovelybabybump, a reference to lyrics in the band’s 2005 hit single My Humps. She also posted sweet childhood pictures of her and her husband in honour of the news.   Fergie, real name Stacy Ferguson, and Transformers actor Josh, 40, married in 2009 in Malibu after four years of dating. They have made no secret of their

  • Victoria Beckham is back with her family in time for Parisian birthday celebrations

    Victoria Beckham has been living the hectic life of a top designer, working round the clock to present her new collection and attending fashion week in both New York and London. But now she is happily back to being a mum, reuniting with her family in time for son Cruz's eighth birthday. On Monday, the whole Beckham clan were spotted arriving at The Electric Cinema in Notting Hill to kickstart celebrations for the birthday boy. The famous family, including David's mum and sister, had dressed up for the occasion, with the three boys all in red, and even little Harper wearing

  • 'She's absolutely charming': Mother of Pippa Middleton's new beau Nico Jackson is full of praises

    The mother of Pippa Middleton's new boyfriend Nico Jackson has spoken out about their romance. "We're very pleased," said Ulrike Jackson, 56, who is thought to have met Pippa recently. "They are happy and that is all that matters. As long as my children are happy, then I am happy. And yes, they seem very happy – so that is the perfect answer for them, isn't it?" Asked about her meeting with Pippa, 29, Ulrike added: "I have to say she is absolutely charming. But that's it, I really cannot say any more. We're all just very pleased."   Stockbroker Nico, 35,

  • Family bid farewell to Reeva Steenkamp as Oscar Pistorius makes court appearance

    Tearful friends and family of Reeva Steenkamp have gathered at a private memorial ceremony in her home town of Port Elizabeth. Mourners arrived at the Victoria Park Crematorium to say their last goodbyes to the 29-year-old model as she was laid to rest, five days after she was so tragically killed. More than 500 miles away in Pretoria, her boyfriend, South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius was appearing in court for a bail hearing, following his arrest for her murder on Valentine's Day. During proceedings, details of the prosecution's case against him emerged.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The 26-year-old stands accused

  • The lowdown on pregnant Kate's MaxMara dress

    Pregnant Kate Middleton looked radiant on Tuesday as she showed off her rounded tummy for the first time in public, wearing a monochrome MaxMara wrap dress from the brand's studio line. It is several seasons old and the thrifty Duchess managed to pick it up from the Matches website for £148, down from £298. Speaking to HELLO! Online about the 'Kate effect', a spokesperson from MaxMara said that whenever Kate wears a piece from their line, "sales go through the roof" and revealed that there was a huge spike in sales after the 30-year-old was spotted sporting one of their cream

  • Alan Halsall and Lucy-Jo Hudson announce they are expecting first child

    Coronation Street star Alan Halsall and Wild At Heart actress Lucy-Jo Hudson have announced that they are expecting their first child. Tweeting the news that Lucy-Jo, whom Alan married in 2009, is three months pregnant, Alan said: "My wife Lucy-Jo Hudson & I are very excited to announce that we are expecting our 1st child. We are both over the moon."   Although she did not make an official annoucement herself, Wild At Heart actress Lucy-Jo said she was "overwhelmed" by the messages of support. "Awww you guys are so lovely! Like I'm not emotional enough, haha thankyou for your beautiful messages!" said the 29-year-old

  • Cara Delevingne joins pals Rita and Harry at Brits charity concert

    Cara Delevingne and her beloved friend Rita Ora enjoyed some quality time together on Monday night as they greeted Harry Styles at the O2 and War Child Brit Awards concert for charity. Enjoying the charity concert headlined by Muse, Britain's latest supermodel showed that there were no hard feelings between her and her rumoured former beau Harry.   CLICK ON IMAGES FOR GALLERY Spending the day showcasing the effortless chic of Burberry Prosum for London Fashion Week, Cara opted for urban sneakers and a silk bomber jacket to enjoy her time watching the band. Also opting for a quirky style, Rita wore

  • 'She is an intelligent woman': Kate's charity colleagues react to Hilary Mantel comments

    Action on Addiction chief executive Nick Barton welcomed Kate Middleton to Hope House after defending her against controversial criticism made by author Hilary Mantel. Booker Prize-winning author Hilary had described Kate has having no personality and a "perfect plastic smile". Nick disagrees with Hilary's description. "I can only speak of what I know, and having met the Duchess several times I find her to be engaging, natural and genuinely interested in the subject," he said.   "You can tell a lot about someone from the questions they ask and she asks really good questions, the questions of someone who wants

  • 'He raised me right': Prince Michael Jackson pays tribute to his dad as he lands a job in showbiz

    Michael Jackson's eldest son Prince Michael Jackson has landed a job as a reporter for American showbiz news channel Entertainment Tonight. The 16-year-old's first assignment will be to interview some of the cast and crew from the upcoming film Oz the Great and Powerful, including director Sam Raimi and actors James Franco and Zach Braff. Clips of the interviews will be aired later this week.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "I've been raised around stuff like this so it was different being the interviewer instead of the one being interviewed," said Prince Michael. The budding reporter has received coaching sessions from

  • Expert advice on the most common fertility issues

    Anthony McPartlin made headlines when he revealed that he and his wife Lisa have been struggling to have a baby. The popular TV presenter, best known for his on-screen partnership with Declan Donnelly, candidly told the Radio Times, "Lisa and I would love to have kids. We're trying. It's tougher than you think when you get a bit older." They are not alone  – as many as one if seven couples experience difficulties conceiving. With that in mind, HELLO! Online speaks exclusively to fertility expert Jacqueline Hurst to get answers to some of the most common fertility questions.   How can

  • Inside the BRIT Awards 2013 goodie bag

    Celebrities at this year's BRIT Awards, including Rita Ora, Rihanna and Taylor Swift, will receive a goodie bag worth around £2,000. The goodie bags, which are given to winners, presenters and performers on the big night, will include a Jack French London ladies bag (RRP £190), a luxury brand that has caught the eye of Kate Moss and Sadie Frost.   BRIT performers such as Justin Timberlake can also take home a Twenty8 men’s leather holdall (RRP £375). There’s also a limited edition Lucky Voice golden microphone kit, should they wish to try out some karaoke at home. The most

  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court as he denies murder charge

    Oscar Pistorius has denied murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying he shot her after mistaking her for an intruder.  "I am absolutely mortified at the death of my beloved Reeva," he said in a statement. The Paralympic champion wept audibly as his statement was read to a packed courtroom in Pretoria, South Africa on Tuesday. Oscar said that he loved his girlfriend and never intended to kill her. He is accused of premeditated murder.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The hearing began with the prosecution giving its account of the killing. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel told the court that in the early

  • Edamame Guacamole by Wolfgang Puck

    Dish type: Canapes, Healthy Eating Makes about 10 servings So many people today enjoy edamame, those delicious little fresh soybeans, usually served as a snack in Japanese restaurants, simply boiled in their pods, sprinkled with some sea salt, and popped from pod to mouth. But thinking of other ways they could be enjoyed, my team and I came up with the idea of including them in guacamole, pureed along with ripe avocados and seasonings. The result is a touch lighter in taste and texture (and fat) than traditional guacamole, with a beautiful pale-green color. Serve it with your favourite chips or

  • Spicy Tuna Tartare in Sesame Miso Cones by Wolfgang Puck

    Dish type: Canapes, Sushi, Healthy Eating Ingredients Tartare 110g diced # 1 sushi grade tuna 1 tablespoon diced pickled ginger 1 teaspoon chopped scallions 1 tablespoon soy sauce/wasabi mixture - made with 80ml wasabi paste and 240ml Japanese soy sauce. First, mix the wasabi paste with a littlewater, then mix with soy sauce. Be sure to shake or mix before every use. 2 tablespoons Spicy Chilli Mayonnaise - made with 230g good quality mayonnaise, 1/3 cup plus 1/4 tablespoon chilli sauce and 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil, all mixed together Miso Tuile Cone 113g butter 240g golden syrup 2 tablespoons miso paste 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon sesame oil 60g plain

  • Prime Mini Burgers with Cheddar Cheese and Remoulade

    Dish type: Canapes, Beef Makes 12 Mini Burgers Ingredients 340g prime minced beef, such as Kobe-style Pinch of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 12 small slices of cheddar cheese 12 mini sesame brioche buns 250 ml remoulade Rocket leaves 6 cherry tomatoes, sliced 3 cornichons, sliced Method 1. To make 250ml remoulade, combine 190ml of shop-bought or home-made Thousand Island dressing with 2 tablespoons of bottled barbecue sauce and a little bit of diced red onion. Stir to combine. 2. Preheat grill or grill pan. 3. Put the minced beef in a bowl and season with a generous pinch of salt and pepper.