• 'Strictly' star Flavia Cacace speaks of her exciting engagement to Jimi Mistry

    Strictly Come Dancing star Flavia Cacace speaks of her exciting engagement to Jimi Mistry and passion for dance in a stunning fashion shoot in the latest issue of HELLO! magazine. The beautiful ballroom dancer spoke of her surprise when her boyfriend of two years proposed during a romantic break in the New Year. "It was a brilliant surprise. Amazing. I think we're still a little bit in shock," said Flavia, 34, explaining how Jimi, 40, got down on one knee to present her with the square-shaped diamond engagement ring set in platinum.   "I tend to laugh easily, whereas he was

  • 'Holby City' star Rosie Marcel marries in Las Vegas

    Holby City star Rosie Marcel has married the man who supported her through her darkest hours when she was stalked by a young fan whose harassment drove her to the brink of a breakdown. The 35-year-old actress, who plays the show's cold-hearted surgeon Jac Naylor, wed gym owner Ben Stacey, 30, in an intimate ceremony at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. "I have always wanted to go to Vegas, so getting married there is a dream come true. We wanted a crazy silly wedding with a bit of showbiz that's all about having fun," the bride told this

  • Una Healy joins HELLO! as celebrity blogger

    Una Healy, member of British girl group The Saturdays, likes to make time for her fans, and it is our pleasure to introduce her as our new celebrity blogger on HELLO! Online. Already with a hugely successful pop career, a reality TV show in the US, being mum to one-year-old Aoife Belle and married to the handsome England rugby star Ben Foden, Una will now add blogging to her list of achievements. From Friday, Una will be sharing all her news in a three-time-a-week blog that will cover everything from beauty and fashion to her family and band updates. "I am

  • Katy Perry enjoys playground fun in Unicef trip to Madagascar

    Pop star Katy Perry has thrown herself into charity work following her recent split from John Mayer. The Firework singer, 28, visited Madagascar in support of Unicef this week, spending time with some of the world's poorest children. Katy looked as glamourous as ever, wearing a casual Unicef t-shirt and patterned leggings, accessorising with hoop earrings and a headband sweeping her hair back from her face. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The pop princess, who followed in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie and Madonna, took the trip to help draw attention to the importance of providing education and help to

  • Taylor Swift is a golden goddess at country music awards

    Taylor Swift was every inch the Hollywood blonde bombshell on Sunday night as she walked the red carpet at the American Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The 23-year-old dazzled in an embellished gold dress by Dolce & Gabbana. Taylor let the stunning creation take centre stage by pulling her hair back into a simple, sleek ponytail and forgoing any jewellery apart from a pair of silver drop earrings. Jimmy Choo shoes and smoky eyes completed the look.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY She later had an outfit change for her performance with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban that

  • Prince Harry's romance with former shop assistant revealed for first time

    A former shop assistant has revealed for the first time how she enjoyed a romance with Prince Harry, 28. The girl – known only by her middle name, Margaret – discussed her royal romance with author Chris Hutchins, whose book Harry: The People's Prince is being serialised in the Daily Mail. The girl worked in a grocery store near Harry's former school Eton and met the Prince, who is now dating socialite Cressida Bonas, by chance. "He was very nice, very polite, and at first I didn't even recognise him," she said. "After we'd been chatting for a few

  • Halle Berry debuts her baby bump after confirming pregnancy

    That was fast! Just one day after it was confirmed she was expecting her second child, Halle Berry debuted her little baby bump. The pregnant actress was pictured stepping out at the weekend in New York, her tiny tummy just about visible beneath her clothes. Halle was photographed heading out with two friends on Saturday, and was also spotted on Sunday afternoon when she demonstrated her own edgy take on maternity wear. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The glowing star, 46, seemed in high spirits as she set off with a female friend through the city wearing a loose-fitted t-shirt, a

  • Kim Kardashian stays strong despite criticism over maternity fashion and weight gain

    As Kim Kardashian enters the third trimester of her pregnancy, it is clear that the reality TV star is enjoying her special time despite criticism about her choice of maternity outfits and weight gain. The reality TV star is still wearing a smile and is relying on her support network of family, friends and fellow mums.  On Friday, the Keeping Up with The Kardashians star wrote a telling tweet suggesting that she wouldn't let her critics get her down. "You've got to just do what's right for you, even if it doesn't make sense to someone else!" she shared with over

  • Eva Longoria and Khloe Kardashian party together at Amber Ridinger's society wedding

    Actress Eva Longoria has been a friend of Kim and Khloe Kardashian for many years. With Kim almost six months pregnant, Khloe helped the Latina star celebrate a society wedding over the weekend.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Joined by reality TV star Alani Vazquez Anthony – known as La La and pictured top left – the ladies watched socialite Amber Ridinger wed singer Duane McLaughlin in a lavish ceremony in Puerto Rico. Singers Marc Anthony and Mary J Blige also attended and performed at the bash.    Eva shared images of the festivities via her WhoSay account with a caption that read:

  • Young love: Madonna's daughter Lourdes dating 'Homeland' actor

    Lourdes Leon, Madonna's eldest daughter, is dating Homeland star Timothée Chalame, who plays Vice President Walden's son Finn on the hit show. According to reports, the pretty teenager and Timothée started a relationship after meeting at La Guardia High School of Performing Arts in New York, where they are both students. Lourdes, 16, is thought to be studying drama at the school — which was the inspiration for the 1980 film Fame — and graduates next year, while Timothée is in the class of 2013.   "It's common knowledge at the school that the pair are dating," a source confirmed to the

  • Average 'Made In Chelsea' wardrobe costs £131,480

    Monday night sees the return of Made In Chelsea, with its glamorous cast members and their seriously covetable wardrobes. We love to analyse the style of well-heeled fashionistas Millie Mackintosh, Louise Thompson and Cheska Hull, but research suggests that their designer outfits may not be quite in the average person's budget.   According to Confused.com, the typical wardrobe of a cast member is valued at £131,480. For example, Millie, who recently got engaged to rapper Professer Green, owns an oversized oxblood handbag by Chanel that is bound to have set her back several thousands of pounds. Another item in her

  • Fay Ripley's creamy raspberry bircher muesli

    Makes 4-6 servings This healthy breakfast recipe is packed with goodness and sets the whole family up for the busy morning ahead. It keeps really well if covered in the fridge for up to 3 days. Ingredients 200g rolled oats 200ml apple juice 80ml Lactofree semi-skimmed milk  2 apples 125g fresh raspberries 1 pot of raspberry Lactofree yogurt 25g roasted chopped hazelnuts Method 1. Mix the oats, apple juice and Lactofree milk, then grate in the apples (with the skin on). 2. Add the raspberries and yogurt. Blend together. 3. Serve with a sprinkle of roasted

  • Fay Ripley's cheesy wild mushrooms on toast

    Fay says: "Feel free to get up early and forage bare foot in the forest for some mushrooms or... just buy in a pack from your local supermarket. This tastes luxurious but takes just minutes to cook." Ingredients 1 tsp Lactofree spreadable 100g wild mushrooms 2 sprigs thyme 1 tbsp Lactofree cream 1 tsp Dijon mustard 2 slices sourdough, toasted 30g Lactofree cheese Method 1. In a non-stick frying pan melt the butter, then throw in your thyme leaves and mushrooms to fry for 3 minutes until soft. Add a splash of cream and a dollop of mustard. 2. Divide the creamy mushrooms and pile onto a piece of toast, then

  • Fay Ripley's chive pancakes with smoked salmon

    Ingredients For the pancakes 110g plain flour 2 large free range eggs 200ml Lactofree milk mixed with 75ml water For the filling 2 tbsp chives, chopped A pinch of salt A dollop of Lactofree spreadable butter 25g Lactofree cream cheese 125g pack smoked salmon 2 tomatoes, deseeded, chopped Method 1. For the pancakes, sift the flour into a bowl. Add the eggs and whisk to combine. Add the chopped chives and drizzle in the Lactofree milk and water, whisking until it has the consistency of single cream. Melt a dollop of Lactofree butter in a large non-stick frying pan. Carefully use a piece of kitchen roll to cover the pan in

  • Frankie Sandford gets engaged to footballer beau Wayne Bridge

    Frankie Sandford of The Saturdays is engaged to her footballer love Wayne Bridge, 32.   The brunette, 24, teased fans on Twitter writing, "Guess what?!!!!" and linking to an image which showed Frankie jokingly gasping in shock, a diamond sparkler adorning her finger.     Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Wayne is also in the snap and is seen kissing his lady on the cheek. The couple have been together since December 2010.  Frankie's band mates – Una Healy, Vanessa White, Rochelle Humes and Mollie King were clearly delighted for the star, who will soon join Una and Rochelle as the third married member of the group.   Una Healy,

  • Fay Ripley's wake up raspberry slushy

    Makes 1 Fay says: "When I shout "it's slushy for breakfast" there is a stampede, frankly. So wake them up to this fruity, fun favourite of mine. Ingredients 1 pot of Lactofree fruit yogurt 2 handfuls frozen raspberries Method 1. In a food processor simply whizz the Lactofree yogurt and frozen berries until nearly smooth 2. Serve in a long

  • Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dies aged 87

    Formidable former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. Her children Mark and Carol announced "with great sadness" that their mother had passed away at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. Her spokesman Lord Bell said: "It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning." CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY A statement from Buckingham Palace said the Queen was "sad" to hear the news and had sent a private message of sympathy to the family. David Cameron immediately cut short his trip to Europe, saying the

  • Fay Ripley's delicious lactose-free breakfasts

    To inspire us with breakfast  – the first and most important meal of the day – Lactofree have teamed up with Fay Ripley, who most of us know for her role as the long-suffering wife of character John Gifford in the popular ITV series Cold Feet. Along with her on-screen career, the much-loved actress has also turned her talents to cooking, penning two cookbooks, Fay's Family Food and more recently What's For Dinner?.   Fay's wake up raspberry slushy The London-born domestic goddess, known for her flair for everyday cooking for all the family, was recently diagnosed with an intolerance to lactose and

  • Ten of Margaret Thatcher's best quotes

    HELLO! Online looks back at some of Margaret Thatcher's key quotes from her remarkable career in politics. Here are ten of the best snippets from Britain's first female prime minister. "I started out in life with two great advantages: No money and good parents." "I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end." "Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you."   "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't." "Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the

  • The original power dresser: A look back at Margaret Thatcher's signature style

    Margaret Thatcher was one of the first women to perfect the art of power dressing. As the sad news of the death of Britain's first female Prime Minister breaks around the globe, HELLO! Online takes a look back at Baroness Thatcher's inimitable style. She was famed for her sartorial staples – pussy bow blouses, pearls and a series of fitted skirt suits in rich hues. "I'm always safe in it," she once said of the classic ensemble. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Her most famous accessory was the rigid Asprey handbag that became a metaphorical weapon. The designer creation

  • A life in pictures: Britain's first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher was the first woman to become Prime Minister in 1979, went on to make further history with three consecutive terms in Downing Street, and quickly won herself the title of The Iron Lady for her uncompromising style.  Baroness Thatcher has died, aged 87.  Her son, Sir Mark, and daughter Carol announced that their mother had passed away "with great sadness" after suffering a stroke. She will be remembered for being one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century, for her tough action against Argentina over the Falkland Islands, her part in ending the Cold War,  and for her famous phrase "The

  • The Queen and David Cameron lead tributes to Baroness Thatcher

    The Queen and David Cameron have led tributes to Baroness Thatcher, who has died aged 87 following a stroke. A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said, "The Queen was sad to hear the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher. Her Majesty will be sending a private message of sympathy to the family." Prime Minister David Cameron extended his sympathies on his official Twitter page, writing, "It was with great sadness that I learned of Lady Thatcher's death. We've lost a great leader, a great Prime Minister and a great Briton." The Conservative leader is currently in Madrid, but it has been

  • Exclusive interview: 'Made in Chelsea' star Ashley James

    Model Ashley James turned heads when she joined Made in Chelsea in 2012 as Francis Boulle's new love interest. But as the opening episode of the fifth series revealed, Ashley has a new man on her mind. In an exclusive interview with HELLO! Online, Ashley, 26, tells how romance blossomed with her Made in Chelsea co-star Ollie Locke. The pretty blonde TV star tells how Ollie wooed her with a string of dates, including an unusual first date in McDonald’s as well as a romantic trip to New York. She also shares her make-up tips and talks about how

  • Jeans tips: How to find your 'perfect fit'

    Classic denim jeans are a perennial wardrobe staple, so it's important to find a good-fitting pair that flatter your body shape. HELLO! Online understands that finding the perfect fit can be daunting, so we've done some of the legwork and created a denim guide with our top high street suggestions. Firstly, it's important to identify your body shape…   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR OUR FULL DENIM GUIDE Pear – wider hips and bottom with a narrow bust. Bootcut, straight leg or boyfriend jeans are your best bet. Skinny jeans emphasize hips so it's better to go for for something with a looser

  • The 'Made in Chelsea' cast's favourite hangouts

    As Made in Chelsea returns to our screens for its fifth series, the HELLO! Online team have delved into their little black books to bring you the cast's favourite hangouts. These are the hottest spots in London's ritzy Chelsea borough and they're where you're most likely to catch a glimpse of the well-heeled stars of the BAFTA-nominated series eating, drinking and partying. Sushinho Sushinho is the first restaurant in the capital to combine Brazilian and Japanese cuisine. The sleek and chic venue combines dark, mysterious lighting with the crisp simplicity of Japanese design. The Chelsea set flock to this intriguing eatery on the