• HELLO! exclusive: Sam Branson marries Isabella Calthorpe

    Family, royalty and other close friends gathered under the spectacular sunset skies of the South African bush last week to see filmmaker Sam Branson, son of Virgin tycoon Sir Richard, marry stunning actress Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe in a romantic and emotional ceremony which took place amidst five incredible days of celebration. Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, Isabella's youngest sister Cressida Bonas, who is romantically involved withPrince Harry, singer Natalie Imbruglia and physicist and TV presenter Professor Brian Cox were among the 140 guests who gathered at Sir Richard's awe-inspiring private game reserve of Ulusaba to see the couple tie the

  • Cheryl Cole reportedly lined up for US 'X Factor' despite ongoing legal battle

    Cheryl Cole might be making a move back to the US X Factor. Simon Cowell has reportedly decided to ask the singer to return to the show, offering her a big pay packet to help seal the deal. Simon famously axed Cheryl from the first series of the programme - but it now seems he is prepared to admit he made a mistake. "After she was shunted off the show, TV critics in the US said she was the best thing about the programme," a source told the Daily Mail. "Over the past two seasons, the US X Factor

  • Elle Macpherson reportedly engaged to billionaire love Jeffrey Soffer

    Supermodel Elle Macpherson has accepted boyfriend Jeffrey Soffer's marriage proposal, reports say. The couple enjoyed a two year romance but separated in March 2012. Elle was thought to be single but property mogul Jeffrey, worth an estimated $2.8billion, has rekindled their romance and sealed their love with a ring.     In November, Elle was by Jeffrey's side as she nursed him back to health following a helicopter crash which left the businessman with injuries to his spine. At the time a source said: "Elle is landing in Miami imminently to visit him and offer her support at a very tough

  • Adele to perform at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party

    Adele is quickly becoming America's sweetheart. The songstress, who won a Grammy for her James Bond theme Skyfall, will be taking another star-studded trip to the states to perform at First Lady Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday celebrations, according to reports. Famed for her blockbuster album 21, the award-winning singer has taken the States by storm, where her platinum-selling album stayed in the top slot of the US charts for weeks. Her success didn't go unnoticed, however, and the the Billboard charts later crowned the Someone Like You hitmaker America's artist of the year in 2012. It seems that America's political wife is keen to get the

  • Friend of Oscar Pistorius says he is a 'broken man'

    A close friend of Oscar Pistorius has described the Paralympic star as a "broken man". Mike Azzie, who Oscar refers to as 'Uncle Mike', has shared his fears that the athlete is "on the verge of suicide" and revealed that he regularly talks about his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Speaking in a BBC3 documentary, Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened, to be broadcast on Monday night, Mr Azzie said, "He just always seems to mention Reeva and to ask us to pray for her and her family…   "He has no confidence in his tone of voice, and he is just a

  • Adventure holidays: safaris and wildlife in Malawi's national parks

    If you're thinking of making your next holiday a little more adventurous, a safari could be just what you're after. Malawi offers the chance to see wildlife away from the crowds, in stunning areas of unspoilt wilderness. Situated in eastern Africa and bordering Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique, safaris in Malawi are accessible, affordable and allow you to enjoy nature away from throngs of tourists on more travelled trails. Home to national parks such as Nyika, Malawi's largest, and Liwonde National Park, this country is wonderful for trekking and mountain biking as well as more conventional four-wheel-drive excursions.  You can spot large numbers of antelope and zebra, as

  • Alessandra Ambrosio strikes a pose for sunny Santa Monica shoot

    Alessandra Ambrosio showed off her playful side in Los Angeles last week for a Victoria's Secret photoshoot by the beachfront. The Brazilian beauty flaunted her enviable long limbs and toned tummy in front of the Shutter hotel in Santa Monica, looking fun and flirty in the sun for the company's spring/summer 2013 campaign. But she wasn’t modelling the brand’s luxury underwear line this time. Decked out in a series of casual outfits, the Victoria's Secret angel was all smiles as she promoted the label's latest collection of loungewear. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY She posed in white shorts and an

  • Princess Lilian: The Welsh model who became a 'much loved' Swedish royal dies age 97

    Sweden's Princess Lilian, a Welsh-born model who became a "much-loved" member of the royal household, passed away on Sunday aged 97. "It is with sorrow that I have learnt that Her Royal Highness Princess Lilian is dead," Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said, adding that Lilian was "a much loved and appreciated member of the royal family".      A statement published on the Royal Court's website said that the Princess, who suffered from Alzheimer's, went "peacefully during the afternoon in her home on Djurgården in Stockholm." Lilian was a beloved aunt to Sweden's current king, King Carl Gustaf. She wed Carl

  • Agyness Deyn spotted on romantic stroll with husband Giovanni Ribisi

    Agyness Deyn and her husband Giovanni Ribisi were spotted taking a stroll in the Hollywood sunshine on Sunday. The pair looked loved up, with former Friends star Giovanni placing a protective arm around his wife's waist as they spent the day together. Supermodel Agyness, who is in LA to pursue her ambition of becoming an actress, was dressed down in skinny jeans, trainers and a black jacket. Giovanni was equally casual in black jeans and a checked shirt as they visited the Mustard Seed Café for a spot of lunch.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The British model, 30,

  • Beth Tweddle wins 'Dancing On Ice' 2013

    Beth Tweddle "Boleroed" to victory on this year's series of Dancing On Ice. The Olympic medal-winning gymnast can now add another ribbon to her bow as she was crowned the show's winner on Sunday. Competing against Eastenders actor Matt Lapinskas for the title, Beth secured a win with a highly impressive performance of the Bolero, the iconic routine that was coined by former Olympian skaters and show mentors Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.   Completely astounded by Beth's performance, head judge Robin Cousins described the gymnast's performance as "electric". "Intense and electric off the ice. The focus between the two

  • The Queen cancels Commonwealth service in order to rest up for evening reception

    This year's Commonwealth Day got off to a disappointing start when the Queen, recovering from a recent bout of gastroenteritis, pulled out of Westminster Abbey's ceremony after delivering her annual Commonwelath address.   The news came as the monarch's doctors advised her not to sit through the hour-long church service, which last year marked the first official engagement on the Diamond Jubilee schedule.  Despite the Queen's absence, the Palace said she would still attend an evening reception scheduled later in the day.     A statement issued by the sovereign's press secretary said: "The Queen will regrettably no longer attend the Commonwealth Observance at Westminster Abbey

  • Michael Ball talks exclusively to HELLO! about his 18th album and dueting with Il Divo

    Actor, singer and TV presenter Michael Ball is riding high in all aspects of his life at the moment. Following the release of his 18th album, the star sits down with HELLO! to tell us about dueting with Il Divo, going on tour, and how his girlfriend is his "sternest critic". At 50, Michael Ball has every reason to be cheerful just now. His new album, his 18th, has just been released, featuring covers of pop star's including Adele and Leona Lewis, as well as the show tunes you'd expect from the Love Changes Everything star.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO

  • One Direction's tattoo collection

    One Direction fans were aflutter on Sunday when a photo of Harry Styles' latest tattoo – a butterfly image on his chest – was released online. The tattoo is the latest in a long line for the singer and his bandmates – click on our photo gallery below to see details. The boy band may have something of an addiction to tattoos, but they sparked controversy on Saturday when they seemed to encourage their fans to follow suit. The five-piece, which comprises, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Harry posted a message on Twitter and Facebook

  • Danish royals Frederik and Mary take a break in Chile

    Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Mary this week went back to nature for a trekking trip in the Chilean capital of Santiago. The royals are currently in the South American country on an official three-day visit. Fashion maven Mary swapped her finery for simple shorts and t-shirt as she and her husband explored the wild beauty of the Chilean wilderness.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   In the evening, the Princess dazzled by Frederik's side as they attended a gala to promote Danish companies in the region. Both were representing Queen Margrethe, who was supposed to make the trip to Chile

  • Kim Kardashian ignores new marriage 'sham' claims

    While relatives of basketball player Kris Humphries have openly slammed his short-lived marriage to reality TV star Kim Kardashian, describing it as a "sham", reality TV star Kim has not let the accusations get to her. The pregnant star spent a relaxed Sunday with her family, speaking to fans on Twitter with optimistic posts like, "The only failure is in not trying" and posting a photo of her much-loved outfits saying "Just at home trying on clothes! Love these shoes!‬‬."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY   Kim also joked about how the security guard at her mum's house did recognise her,

  • The Vatican prepares to vote for new pope

    While the emeritus pope enjoys his retirement in Castel Gandolfo, final touches to the preparations near completion at the Vatican on Monday, where 115 cardinals from around the world will soon don their robes to begin the process of selecting the next pope. The Sistine Chapel, where the cardinals will gather for the conclave on Tuesday and every day thereafter until a new head of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics is elected, has been closed to the public while Vatican staff busily prepare the ornately decorated vestry for the special deliberations. Long red curtains have been hung from the central

  • Big day looms for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie could be getting married within days of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux. Although neither couple have officially confirmed their wedding dates, insiders have revealed that Brad and Angelina have obtained a 90-day wedding license meaning their nuptials must take place within the next few months. It's thought that Jennifer, 44, and her fiancé Justin are planning to tie the knot around the same time.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE At the weekend it was reported that Brad, 49, and Angelina, 37, are hoping to marry at their sprawling £35million Chateau Miravel estate towards the end of

  • 'I try not to put the focus on looks': Katie Holmes talks teaching beauty to Suri

    Katie Holmes has revealed that she plans on making sure her six-year-old daughter Suri is oblivious to make-up for as long as possible. "As a mother, I'm pretty much imparting what my mother and grandmother taught me," she said. "We'll have fun with lip gloss and all those things, and my daughter will grow up and wear it like we do, but I try not to put the focus on looks. "It's definitely more about running really fast and reading, that sort of thing," she added.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Katie, who is the first celebrity face of

  • Creating a cool office space

    Making something cool isn’t always that attainable. You know it when you see it, but how do you actually get there? Take an office for example. You walk in, and instantly know it’s cool. But the next trendy office space you see is cool too. It’s clear to anyone who spends any time in there. However, there are no similar features in each. They’re completely distinct; yet still retain that element of cool. So, what makes a cool office? Whether you’re thinking of how any changes may affect your office insurance quotes, or you’re just thinking of a rebrand; here are

  • Evergreen Linda Barker reveals how she made a 'Splash!' with her incredible figure

    With her washboard stomach and toned abs, Linda Barker became the pin-up girl for over 50s when she was a competitor on the Saturday night TV show, Splash!. In an exclusive interview with HELLO! magazine, Linda, 51, says that she has no idea of the storm it would cause. "After the first live show, my neighbour texted me to look online at all the comments like, 'How does a 51-year-old woman get abs like that?'" says the former Changing Rooms presenter.     "My husband Chris [Short] and I were having a cup of tea in bed and were just astounded."