• Why Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo won't bring up their baby in Monaco

    The arrival of a royal baby in Monaco is traditionally greeted with some fanfare. So followers of the reigning family may be expecting grand celebrations to mark the birth of Andrea Casiraghi's first child with fiancée Tatiana Santo Domingo. After all at his mother Princess Caroline's baptism in 1957, four bishops and 15 priests presided. The ceremony took place amid the splendour of the principality's cathedral, which had been filled with 10,000 lilies and tulips for the occasion. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Such pomp and circumstance is unlikely to welcome her grandchild. The new parents are boho spirits who are

  • Special moments from Andrea Casiraghi's family album

    The birth of Andrea Casiraghi's first child with his fiancée Tatiana Santo Domingo has put Monaco's reigning family in the spotlight once again. For his mother Princess Caroline the news will be bitter-sweet. The proud royal grandmother will, no doubt, think back to the day she and her husband Stefano Casiraghi brought home their eldest son (pictured below). Just six years later the charismatic Italian businessman had died tragically young, leaving her to raise their young family alone. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The new arrival is joyous proof that life goes on. In celebration of the baby's debut we take a look back through the Grimaldis' family album, to Caroline's own palace upbringing alongside

  • Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo: How the childhood sweethearts found a lasting love

    A vivacious young student meets a handsome royal and an enduring love gradually blossoms away from the cameras. The story of Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo, who have just had a baby, has much in common with another fascinating aristocratic romance. Like Prince William, the 28-year-old son of Monaco's Princess Caroline and her late husband Stefano Casiraghi has been the focus of attention all his life. Losing his father at the heartbreakingly early age of six, he too learned that wealth and status don't always protect you from suffering. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY In Tatiana, Andrea found his

  • Quotes of the week: Soundbites from Simon Cowell and Katie Holmes

    They came, they saw — and then they spoke about it. Whether they're chatting in interviews, talking on chatshows or tweeting their quips, the top celebs have their ways of letting the world know what they're up to. Click on the image below to reveal the best of this week's celebrity revelations, including how Simon Cowell has said goodbye to his Mr Nasty title, and why Madonna always wanted to be a Boy Scout...   CLICK ON IMAGE TO VIEW

  • The Queen's cousin, the Duke of Kent, hospitalised after suffering minor stroke

    The Duke of Kent, who is cousin to Queen Elizabeth II, has been hospitalised after suffering a "minor stroke". Prince Edward, 77, fell ill on Sunday evening and was taken to London's University College Hospital before being moving to Kind Edward VII Hospital in Westminster, where the Queen was treated for gastroenteritis earlier this month. Buckingham Palace has said the cause of Prince Edward's illness is a "mild stroke" that has forced him to cancel his upcoming engagements for the next three weeks.   "He's still being assessed and it's not thought to be serious." said a Palace spokesperson, who added the

  • 'I couldn't stop them': Nadine Coyle admits she didn't want Girls Aloud to split

    Nadine Coyle has revealed that the decision behind Girls Aloud's split was not a unanimous one. The Northern Irish singer admitted she wanted the five-piece to keep going, telling fans she "couldn't stop them" from going their separate ways. The star, who has been somewhat distanced from the group in recent years after moving to LA, took to Twitter following the girl group's final reunion tour date in Liverpool on Wednesday evening.   "You should know by now I had no part in any of this split business," she wrote on Thursday afternoon. "I couldn't stop them. I had the best time

  • Katy Perry parties with Kristen Stewart following her split from John Mayer

    Katy Perry, 28, partied with Kristen Stewart, 22, this week following reports that she and boyfriend John Mayer have split. The Fireworks singer enjoyed a reprieve from her personal troubles as she threw a birthday party for her assistant, which Kristen and on-off beau Robert Pattinson, 26, also attended.     The Twilight actors have themselves reconciled after several months apart. But any relationship drama was put to one side as the famous trio let their hair down at the celebration in Santa Barbara's Wildcat Lounge. A video of the bash was posted on YouTube and shows Katy bringing a birthday cake

  • Pippa Middleton and her literary agent go their separate ways

    Kate Middleton's sister Pippa has parted company with her literary agent after her debut book received a lukewarm response from the public. Pippa's entertaining guide Celebrate: A Year of British Festivities For Families and Friends was released amid great expectations in October last year, with the debutante reportedly receiving a £400,000 advance from publisher Michael Joseph.     But it seems fans will have to wait for Pippa's sophomore effort. Her agent David Godwin confirmed they will no longer be working together, saying: "I am very sorry it has happened, but yes, it is true: I no longer represent Pippa and I

  • John Torode's Portuguese banana yogurt cake

    Dish type: Cake This cake is moreish, soft and really easy to make... Ingredients 150g Rachel’s Greek Style Honey Yogurt 2 bananas, blended to a puree with a squeeze of lemon juice 250g plain flour 120g caster sugar 80ml vegetable oil 2 tsp baking powder 3 large eggs Icing 80g Rachel’s Greek Style Honey Yogurt 250g icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp vanilla essence Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Method 1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Grease a 24cm ring cake mould or alternatively you could use a large loaf tin 2. Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir well to remove all lumps 3. Pour the

  • Wedding day hair: The best of bridal up'dos

    If you have the dress, the venue and caterers already sorted then it's time to begin planning how your hair is going to look on your big day. A classic twisted top knot is super-chic and is the perfect style for both bride and guests for withstanding any weather condition. But a simple ponytail can also be transformed into a wedding day style that is fashion-forward by adding volumising powder for an effortlessly elegant finish beneath your veil. So, whether you decide to wear your hair up in pretty plaits or a sophisticated Parisian-style chignon we've found the best of breathtaking bridal

  • Claire Clark's springtime eclairs

    Dish type: Dessert Makes 24 Ingredients For the fondant icing 300g (10 ½ oz) icing sugar 65ml water 1 tbsp Dr. Oetker Liquid Glucose Dr. Oetker Sprinkles Dr. Oetker Gel Food Colours For the choux pastry 75g (2 ½ oz) plain flour ½ tsp caster sugar 125ml water 50g (2oz) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, plus a little melted butter for greasing ½ tsp salt 2 medium eggs, lightly beaten For the pastry cream 30g (1oz) plain flour 30g (1oz) cornflour 4 medium egg yolks 125g (4 ½ oz) caster sugar 600ml whole milk Dr. Oetker Natural Extracts Dr. Oetker Gel Food Colours Method 1. Start making

  • Kate Middleton impresses with her cookery skills on Scout camp visit to the Lake District

    Kate Middleton proved herself to be a dab hand at breadmaking when she joined a Scout group for an adventure-filled day in the Lake District on Friday. When she cooked traditional unleavened camping bread on an open fire, the instructor described her attempt as "brilliant". Volunteers in the group congratulated her on her efforts as she urged them to try some of her 'twister' bread. She then tried some herself. "Oh it's actually not bad," she said. "If you were desperately hungry."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The pregnant Duchess had ditched her high heels for her favourite wellies to brave icy

  • Eric Lanlard's dark chocolate moelleux

    Serves 12–14 Preparation time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Cooking time: 40–45 minutes Ingredients For the sponge 350g (11½oz) butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 50g (2oz) dark chocolate, roughly chopped 350g (11½oz) golden caster sugar 50g (2oz) black treacle 8 eggs, lightly beaten 300g (10oz) self-raising flour 50g (2oz) cocoa powder 2 tsp baking powder 50g (2oz) ground almonds For the ganache 200ml (7 fl oz) whipping cream 200g (7oz) dark chocolate, chopped For the buttercream 25g (1oz) dark chocolate, roughly chopped 200g (7oz) icing sugar, sifted 100g (3½ oz) unsalted butter, softened a few drops of vanilla extract 2 tbsp double cream berries or dried fruits and nuts, to decorate Method First make the sponge. Preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C)/325°F/gas mark

  • Perez Hilton shows off his adorable baby son Mario in a series of personal photos

    For a professional gossip, Perez Hilton has been surprisingly secretive about the biggest milestone in his personal life - becoming a father. But now the celebrity blogger has shared intimate snaps of his adorable baby son, Mario Armando Lavandeira III, for his fans to see. In February, Perez, 34, shocked followers when he revealed he had become a first-time father via a surrogate. "I am ready to announce that earlier this month I was blessed with the birth of my first child, a beautiful and healthy baby boy - with lots of hair on his tiny head!," he wrote

  • Newlywed Kate Winslet is among the famous faces at the Book of Mormon press night

    Kate Winslet, Damian Lewis, Sheridan Smith, Yasmin Le Bon and stars of Downton Abbey were among the celebrities attending the Book of Mormon press night on Thursday, as the musical made it’s much-anticipated West End debut. Newlywed Kate arrived hand in hand with her husband Ned RocknRoll at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London. The actress, who looked chic in a monochrome outfit and bold, black-rimmed glasses, looked happy and relaxed as she chatted to fellow guests before the show. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern was spotted walking to the theatre with her

  • Easter cakes from master chefs Eric Lanlard, Claire Clark and John Torode

    With Easter just around the corner, HELLO! Online has spoken to top pastry chefs Eric Lanlard and Claire Clark, along with MasterChef John Torode, for the perfect Easter cake recipes. Take your pick from delectable eclairs, melt-in-the-middle chocolate moelleux or a banana yogurt cake, and get the baking tin out... Claire Clark's springtime eclairs One of the world's top pastry chefs, Claire has worked in some of the best restaurants in the world, including Claridges Hotel in Mayfair and London's glitzy grand cafe, the Wolesley, on Piccadilly. She received an MBE for her services to the food industry in 2011, and

  • Tatiana Santo Domingo gives birth to a baby boy

    Monegasque royal Andrea Casiraghi, 28, and his fiancée Tatiana Santo Domingo, 29, have become parents for the first time after welcoming a baby boy on Thursday.    Princess Caroline's press office confirmed the news via a statement. "Her Serene Highness Princess Caroline has the pleasure of announcing the birth of her grandson, born on 21 March 2013," the missive said before adding: "Both mother and baby are doing well".     The newest member of the Grimaldi clan won't be a potential successor to the Monegasque throne given that Andrea and Tatiana have yet to marry. Any future heir will be the child born to Prince Albert and

  • Easter gift guide: a cherry-picked selection of chocolate Easter eggs and treats

    We have sampled and scoured, and after doing all the hard homework for you, have cherry-picked the perfect selection of Easter treats. Choose from traditional Easter eggs like Prestat's Sea Salt Caramel Truffle egg, chocolatiers to Her Majesty the Queen, or the more colourful white chocolate egg from James Chocolates topped with an array of bright buttons. If you're looking for an egg alternative, try the rich Billington's Triple Sweet Truffles perfect for sharing, or go continental with the Harvey Nichols Rustichella Colomba Cake, a traditional Italian dove-shaped sweet bread. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL

  • Ask the expert: Kate Middleton's pregnancy

    Now nearly six months pregnant, Kate Middleton's much-awaited baby bump recently started to show. The Duchess, whose baby is due in July, was ill with hyperemesis gravidarum at the beginning of her pregnancy but now looks to be well and enjoying this exciting period. Heidi Murkoff, author of bestselling pregnancy manual What to Expect When You're Expecting and founder of WhatToExpect.co.uk, which was made into a film starring Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez, spoke exclusively to HELLO! Online. Heidi told us what we can tell from the shape of the Duchess's bump, why she's in the best stage of

  • Personalised skincare: The secret behind Millie Mackintosh's gorgeous glow

    Millie Mackintosh also has a healthy glow, and Made In Chelsea star has revealed the secrets to her radiant complexion. The blogger and fashionista said that she would soon be talking about the wonders of facial acupuncture as she posted a photo of her face dotted with needles.  Acupuncture is an ancient procedure proved to improve the complexion and stimulate the skin's natural health benefits and now skin therapist Nataliya Robinson has shared the steps behind the Mille's tailor made facial with us at HELLO! Online.   As with all of her facials, the luxurious process is tailormade to fit the individual, meaning each step fits the skin's personal requirements

  • Vote: Which of Kate Middleton's outfits did you like best?

    SCROLL DOWN TO VOTE Pregnant Kate Middleton made four public appearances in the space of one week, giving royal watchers an opportunity to admire her distinct, classical style. The Duchess of Cambridge began her style-setting week on Sunday, when she wore a green Emilia Wickstead coat as she visited the Irish Guards Parade in London on St Patrick's Day. Kate, who is fond of recycling her outfits, wore the same coat to the parade last year. This year, Kate perfected her look with her hair in a sleek updo and an elegant black hat. On Tuesday she proved that she's