• Helen Flanagan looks stunning in satin at the Chortle Awards

    Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan dressed to impress when she stepped out at the Chortle Awards on Monday night. The actress's clingy cutaway satin dress drew attention to her curvy figure, while her up'do showcased the delicate drop earrings she had accessorised with.     And if the star's penchant for glamour wasn't evident enough, her Marilyn Monroe tattoo, which she has etched on the inside of her wrist, emphasised the point. There was no sign of Helen's footballer boyfriend, Manchester City maestro Scott Sinclair, as she attended the ceremony in London's Cafe De Paris. However, she did party with British singer-songwriter Viktoria

  • Beyoncé and her little lady Blue Ivy enjoy a girls-only lunch in New York

    When it comes to top celebrity sightings, it doesn't get much better than Beyoncé and her little girl, Blue Ivy. The famous mum and daughter delighted locals when they were seen heading out for a girls-only lunch in New York at the weekend. Beyoncé took Blue Ivy, 14 months, to Buttermilk Chanel restaurant on Sunday, where the smiling singer was seen cradling her sleepy baby.   The Bow Down star was casually dressed in a black coat and dark sunglasses with her hair piled up on top of her head. Her little girl, with her hair in pigtails, is clearly following

  • Delighted Millie Mackintosh announces her engagement to Professor Green

    Reality TV star Millie Mackintosh is engaged to her rapper love Stephen Paul Manderson, 29 – better known by his stage name, Professor Green. Millie, 23, confirmed the news via Twitter while showing off her beautiful double-banded engagement ring. "If I could scream loud enough for the whole world to hear I would," she wrote next to the picture.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   Millie, who appears in the TV show Made in Chelsea, had left hints that romance was in the air, sharing a photo of the plush Parisian suite she and Professor Green were staying in and saying

  • Marco Pierre White's indulgent herbed lamb chops

    Dish type: Lamb Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 Cooking time: 15 Ingredients 1 Knorr Lamb Stock Cube 1tbsp olive oil 8 lamb chops 4–6tsps Dijon mustard, for coating 15g pack fresh chives, very finely chopped 1 small shallot, finely chopped Parsley sprigs for decoration Marco's note The best way to cook lamb chops is on a heavy griddle pan. This way you get the heat into the chops and can cook the fat, making it nice and crispy. Method 1. Crumble the Knorr Lamb Stock Cube into the olive oil and blend to form a paste. Spread the paste evenly over the lamb chops.

  • Marco Pierre White's lamb shanks stockpot

    Dish type: Lamb Serves: 8 Preparation time: 20 Cooking time: 180 Ingredients 8 small or 4 large (350g) lamb shanks 1 Knorr Chicken Stock Pot 2-3 tbsp tomato paste 30ml dark soy sauce or reduced salt soy sauce 2-3 tbsp olive oil Vegetables Quarter of a celeriac or swede, peeled and cut into large wedges 4 onions, peeled and left whole 8-9 carrots, peeled and left whole 4 small Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and left whole 1 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot 16 baby leeks or 4 leeks, cut into 5cm lengths 1 celery heart 4-5 sprigs of sage Marco's note I prefer to cook my vegetables separately because what I enjoy is the flavour of the lamb.

  • Marco Pierre White's rump of lamb with fresh mint sauce

    Dish type: Lamb Serves: 8 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 8 hours 30 minutes Ingredients 1 Knorr Lamb or Chicken Stock cube 1tbsp olive oil 1–2tsps finely chopped fresh thyme 8 thin lamb rump steaks 400g peas, either fresh, shelled peas or frozen, boiled until just tender, drained and cooled 1 shallot, finely chopped Mint Sauce 150g caster sugar 150ml white wine vinegar 15g pack fresh mint Marco's note I make my mint sauce in a particular way. I make a vinegar syrup and mix in blanched mint at the last minute. That’s because I want to maximise the flavour

  • Marco Pierre White's succulent Easter lamb recipes

    One of the most acclaimed chefs of the past decade, Marco Pierre White, shares three succulent lamb recipes with HELLO! Online that are perfect for Easter, as well as his very own top cooking tips. Marco began his culinary career in good company, training with Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxfordshire. At just 24, Leeds-born Marco became Head Chef and joint owner of South London restaurant Harveys, with a kitchen staff that included the young Gordon Ramsay and Heston Blumenthal. No less than six of his commis chefs have gone on to win Michelin stars. And the British

  • Royals on the dancefloor

    Monaco's royals were out in force at the famous Rose Ball on Saturday night with all eyes on Charlotte Casiraghi, 26, who made a public appearance with her new beau, Moroccan-born stand-up comedian and actor Gad Elmaleh.     CLICK FOR GALLERY The annual charity event unites Prince Albert's clan, and gives onlookers a chance to see the royals at their most laid back. In 2006, Charlotte, Andrea and Pierre Casiraghi were seen showing off their moves on the dancefloor. Monaco's first family aren't the only ones who like to shrug off protocol and let their hair down once in a while. On a visit

  • Celebrity baby boom: The stars welcoming children in 2013

    It seems 2013 is the year for celebrity pregnancy announcements and births. This year will see some of our favourite stars welcoming children into the world - some for the first time, like Lara Stone, and others, including Coleen Rooney, expanding their brood. Model mummy-to-be Lara and her husband David Walliams may well be next to hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet. It's thought the Dutch beauty is close to her due date now, her burgeoning bump, healthy glow and big smile on recent outings seeming to suggest their little one will soon enter the world. Other VIP arrivals this

  • A retrial in Rome for American student Amanda Knox

    Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have been ordered to face trail again for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. "Whilst we are not happy about going back to court, and it will not bring her back, we have to make sure we have done all we can for her," said Stephanie Kercher, Meredith's sister. Italy's Supreme Court overruled their acquittal on Monday after a six-hour hearing during which prosecutors and defence lawyers representing debated key evidence.     The pair will be tried again in Florence possibly by the end of this year or in 2014. "I am really

  • Kate Middleton's lookalike invests in pretend pregnancy baby bump

    A Kate Middleton lookalike has had a "bump made in various sizes" to keep up with the Duchess of Cambridge's changing appearance. "As Kate grows I will too," said former waitress Heidi Agan. "To be authentic I thought it was important." The 32-year-old single mother swapped her £6-per-hour waitressing job at a restaurant in Kettering last year to become a Kate double after repeatedly being told that she looked like the royal.   At the beginning of March Heidi tweeted, "Picked up my 'baby bump' today. How strange." She admitted that she was currently struggling to predict what Kate will be wearing as

  • Nicole Kidman: 'Keith gives me style advice'

    Nicole Kidman has revealed that she asks her husband and their two daughters for style advice before stepping out at a red carpet event. "I tend to solicit the opinions of all three of them even though one of them is only two," she laughed.  The Paperboy actress has two children, Sunday, 4, and Faith, 2, with her country musician husband Keith Urban. The couple have opted to stay out of the Hollywood limelight and live in Nashville, Tennessee. Australian-born Nicole, who has worked with Omega for eight years, has fronted their 'Ladymatic' campaign since 2010. She spoke at their press conference in Vienna

  • Stella McCartney receives OBE from the Queen

    British designer Stella McCartney, 41, was honoured with an OBE at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Dressed in a tailored navy suit accessorised with a vintage veil, the Beatle's daughter looked elegant as her services to fashion earned her an award from the Queen.     Stella attended the ceremony with her proud – and colour-coordinated – husband Alasdhair Willis by her side. Speaking outside the palace she said: "I feel really proud and really excited and honoured to be here." The award comes after a successful year for Sir Paul McCartney's daughter. In November, Stella was named Designer of the Year

  • Rihanna and Cheryl Cole top poll of celebrities women want to party with

    Rihanna and Cheryl Cole aren't just topping the charts with their hit tunes, they've taken the number one spot in a poll to find women's dream party pals. In a new survey, the pop princesses were named the celebrities we would most like to party with. The singers both received 20.2 per cent of the vote, ahead of superstar mum Beyonce in third place with 16 per cent, Lady Gaga (13.2 per cent) and the super-stylish Saturdays (11.5 per cent).   There seems little doubt then when it comes to the perfect night out, women most wish they could dance the night

  • Last-minute A-list Easter breaks: from David Beckham's Parisian base to William and Kate's latest slope visit

    Whether it's a weekend of luxury staying in David Beckham's glorious Parisian base, Le Bristol, or a few days on the Swiss slopes of the Arosa resort where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently stayed, there is still time to jet off for an Easter break. HELLO! Online have the top pick of last-minute A-list destinations, all just a short flight away...  Kick back in luxury at David Beckham's Parisian base, Le Bristol, Paris Since signing with iconic football team Paris St-Germain, David Beckham's base in the French capital has reportedly been five star luxury hotel Le Bristol. A stone's throw from the Elysee Palace

  • Victoria Beckham unveils e-commerce site

    Fans of Victoria Beckham's designs will now be able to snap them up directly from her at the click of a button. Her first e-commerce site launched on Tuesday morning. "The e-commerce site will help me to grow this category and bring even more to my customers," said the British fashion designer. Once an online lookbook, victoriabeckham.com has now become an online shopping and browsing experience. The site is divided into two sections, Look and Shop. The first allows customers to peruse film footage and view collection inspiration while the Shop part allows them to buy the pieces. The

  • Celebrate Easter with healthier versions of classic recipes

    Following a healthy diet doesn't have to mean missing out on treats over the Easter weekend. Whether you're looking to keep sugar to minimum or cut back on gluten, we have a delicious tea time recipe for you. Gluten-free Simnel Cake Make this traditional cake your centrepiece this Easter. Packed with rich spices, fruit and with a layer of marzipan running through the centre and over the top, this Simnel Cake combines indulgent ingredients which were traditionally forbidden during Lent. This gluten-free version makes it ideal for Coeliacs or those looking to avoid wheat.   Dairy-free Mini Egg Chocolate Mousse Dinky pastel-coloured

  • Gluten-free Easter simnel cake

    Dish type: Cake This Simnel cake recipe, from Doves Farm, uses gluten-free flour but no eggs, milk or dairy products. A traditional part of the traditional Easter celebration, Simnel cakes are a spicy fruit cake with a marzipan layer baked into the middle. The 11 marzipan balls that decorate the top are said to represent the true disciples of Jesus. Cooking time: 1¾ to 2 hours Ingredients 300g ground almonds 300g icing sugar Rind and juice of two lemons 1 eating apple 125g sunflower oil 150g brown sugar 75ml water ½ tsp grated nutmeg ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1tsp Xanthan gum 1tsp baking powder 175 gluten-free plain flour or rice flour 200g

  • Dairy-free chocolate and mini egg masterpiece

    Dish type: Dessert Super simple and very impressive, this is the perfect Easter indulgence! Preparation time: 2 minutes Cooking Time: none Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 x Alpro soya Desserts - chocolate flavour 75g mini chocolate eggs Method 1. Lightly crush a handful of mini chocolate eggs and place in the bottom of 4 glass dishes. 2. Spoon over the contents of four Alpro soya chocolate flavour desserts. 3. Sprinkle with a few crushed and whole mini eggs and

  • Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar St Clement's cakes

    Dish type: Cake Serves 6 Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Nutritional information: 183kcals per serving Ingredients 1 large satsuma or tangerine 175g self-raising flour 25g ground almonds 1/2 tsp baking powder 5 tbsp Splenda Granulated 1 egg 75ml skimmed milk 50g low fat spread, melted A slice from a lemon, cut in to 6 wedges For the drizzle 1/2 lemon, zest and juice 2 tbsp Splenda Granulated Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Line a muffin tin with 6 papers. 2. Cut a slice from the satsuma and cut into 6 wedges. Reserve. Place the remaining satsuma in to a pan of water. Bring it up to the boil

  • Nadia Sawalha's low-sugar hot cross buns

    Dish type: Baking Although easy to make, you’ll need to allow plenty of time to prove these spicy buns – they’re made using a rich, fruity bread dough which takes longer to rise than a plainer dough. Once made, you can freeze any buns you won’t be eating, warming them through in a moderate oven once thawed. Serves 10 Prep time: 30 minutes Prove time: 2 hours 45 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Nutritional information: 227kcals per serving Ingredients 375g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 100g mixed dried fruit Finely grated zest of 1 lemon 2 teaspoons mixed spice 1 teaspoon