When Princess Maxima becomes the Netherlands' Queen consort, she will wear a headdress worthy of that title. Gone will be the delicate tiaras that were the hallmarks of her years as Crown Princess, replaced by a more dazzling headpiece that reflects her royal promotion. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Maxima may well be inspired by her mother-in-law when choosing a headpiece on the day her husband Crown Prince Willem-Alexander is crowned King. Pearls remain a sentimental favourite of both Maxima and Queen Beatrix. The Princess often chooses them to be the central feature in the tiaras that she wears. Beatrix, the oldest reigning monarch of the
Sylvie van der Vaart enjoys birthday celebrations days after footballer husband confirms relationship with her best friend
It's been a tough week for Sylvie van der Vaart but looked to be in good spirits as she stepped out over the weekend to celebrate her 35th birthday. Sylvie's estranged footballer husband Rafael van der Vaart confirmed his relationship with her best friend Sabia Boulahrouz last week. Sabia is the wife of Rafael's Hamburg teammate Khalid Boulahrouz. The former Victoria's Secret model exuded a positive vibe as she was photographed with her son Damian in Hamburg on Sunday. The Dutch TV presenter showed off her slim pins in an eye-catching metallic dress which she wore with gold heels. Her
George W Bush and his wife Laura are now proud grandparents of a little girl. One of their twin daughters, Jenna Bush Hager, 32, gave birth in New York on Saturday evening. The new arrival, named Margaret Laura Hager, was affectionately called "Mila" in Twitter pictures posted online. Jenna collaborates with NBC's flagship morning show Today and her colleagues shared touching pictures of the ever-growing Bush clan on their Twitter feed. They congratulated the new mum before sharing a snap of the former President cradling his first grandchild as his wife looks on proudly. "The proud grandparents! Great picture of President and Mrs.
Barack Obama has responded to a series of crude bombs which rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday evening. The US President was grave as he addressed the nation from the White House press office. "We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable," he said. "Make no mistake we will get to the bottom of this and we will find out who did this and find out why they did this. "Any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice". Mr Obama, who carved out his law career
Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that rumours she was dating Chris Martin brought the happy couple together. The actress has said that when she was first romantically linked to the Coldplay frontman, they hadn't even met — but that those inaccurate reports eventually led to one of Hollywood's happiest marriages. "It's funny because people had started writing that we were going out and we had never even met," said the star, who wed Chris in 2003. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "And then he was in Los Angeles doing a concert and an actress that he had a crush on was
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has used his Facebook page to dismiss rumours he is splitting from wife Sharon Osbourne. In the post, he also apologised for what he called his "insane" behaviour. "For the last year and a half I have been drinking and taking drugs. I was in a very dark place," the Black Sabbath frontman wrote. "However, I am happy to say that I am now 44 days sober." "Just to set the record straight, Sharon and I are not divorcing. I'm just trying to be a better person. "I would like to apologize to Sharon, my family, my
Beyonce kicked off her highly-anticipated Mrs Carter Show World Tour in Serbia on Monday with a spectacular show that saw the popstar perform an impressive number of outfit changes. The new mum, 31, stunned concert goers with an array of fabulous ensembles that had been cutstom-designed by designers including DSquared2, Emilio Pucci, Julien MacDonald and Ralph & Russo. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY One of the most eye-catching creations was the white bodysuits by European couture house Ralph & Russo. Embellished with crystals and pearls, Beyonce made the most of the flirty peplum skirt as she stormed the stage.
Britain's most famous family prepared to head home on Monday as Victoria Beckham led her brood through Los Angeles Airport to catch a flight back to the UK. Style queen Victoria looked immaculate in a black jumper and a short black skirt teamed with brown heels that showed off her tanned legs as she made her way through the airport with her four children. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY It was her daughter Harper Beckham who stole the show though. Victoria and husband David Beckham's little girl, 21 months, looked adorable in a grey dress and neon orange shoes, her hair pinned
Shakira, 36, clearly wants the world to know she is a proud mummy. The singer has shared another Twitter picture of her adorable son Milan with fans. The latest image shows the baby propped up in a reative's arms, gazing wide-eyed into the camera. First time mum Shakira acknowledged her maternal enthusiasm in the caption. "I swore I would never do this and now I am one of those annoying moms showing pics of her baby!". Last week Milan, who is the singer's son with FC Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique, made an appearance on the US version of The Voice.
Kate Bosworth is collaborating with Topshop on a festival-themed fashion collection. At Coachella last weekend, the actress unveiled an outfit she worked with the retailer to create – a white laser-cut top and shorts ensemble – while she chatted to reporters about the partnership. Kate is a regular at the music-lover's paradise in California, so it is fitting that she chose to test-drive the summery outfit there. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "The design team and I thought a lot about the festival season," she said. "Particularly with the collection, a lot of it was about the California girl.
Luke Thomas has trained alongside some of the world's top Michelin-starred chefs including Heston Blumenthal, Gary Rhodes and Thomas Keller and he's worked at celebrity hotspots such as Sandy Lane in Barbados, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, The Fat Duck and The French Laundry pop-up at Harrods. Now, aged just 19, the Justin Bieber lookalike is the UK's youngest head chef and the subject of a fly-on-the-wall documentary which follows him in the first year of his restaurant opening – Luke's Fine Dining at Sanctum on the Green, near Marlow in Berkshire. Luke speaks exclusively to HELLO! Online about cooking
Ingredients 4 8oz ribeye steaks Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tbsp olive oil Small bunch of thyme 1/2 head of garlic 1 shallot, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 tbsp green jar peppercorns 50ml brandy 200ml beef stock 200ml cream Small bunch tarragon leaves, chopped Method 1. Take 1 tbsp olive oil and sweat the shallot and garlic with the peppercorns. Cook for a few minutes, then add the brandy. Flambé the brandy and reduce by half. Season with salt and some ground black pepper, then add the beef stock and leave to reduce on a medium heat. 2. Now place a griddle pan on the stove. Take the steaks on a tray,
Kristen Stewart was said to be left mortified when she realised she was standing near Liberty Ross at the Coachella music festival. The Twilight actress, who was pictured kissing Liberty's former director husband Rupert Sanders, was spotted looking "pretty upset" and "uncomfortable" as she attended the Jurassic 5 gig with her on-off boyfriend Robert Pattinson. "Kristen has tried so hard to put everything from last year behind her – and she still feels incredibly guilty," an onlooker was quoted as saying. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "She and Rob had turned a massive corner in recent months and they
Frankie Sandford has shared details of the romantic moment Wayne Bridge popped the question — revealing her thoughtful footballer fiancé even managed to include her beloved dogs in the proposal. Speaking on Capital Radio's Breakfast Show, The Saturdays star said, "Wayne took me to a hotel and he got my dogs involved. I didn't know my dogs were there and they came in in little bride and groom outfits. And Pixie had the ring around her neck on a ribbon." Asked by host Lisa Snowdon how Wayne had managed to get the dogs dressed in their costumes, Frankie laughed, "Presley
After eight years of marriage, Matt Damon and wife Luciana Barrosso renewed their wedding vows in a romantic ceremony on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. Walking up the aisle in a flowing chiffon dress hot off the catwalk, Matt's wife Luciana said "I do" to her husband for the second time in a cream Naeem Khan design. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The floor-length dress, which was first seen on the catwalk in the Autumn/Winter 2013 collection of Naeem Khan this February, features a large Grecian style belt to cinch in the waist and create a flattering silhouette. The style of the a
The Danish royal family gathered to celebrate Queen Margrethe's 73rd birthday on Tuesday. Although the monarch – dressed in a fetching tartan skirt and bright red jacket – was on fine form, it was her young grandchildren who stole the show. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The balcony at Copenhagen's Amalienborg Palace was transformed into a stage for the youngsters, who were applauded by thrilled crowds who had gathered. Taking centre stage was little Athena, below, whose parents are Prince Joachim and his French-born wife Princess Marie. The toddler, 15 months, looked every inch the little lady in her pretty pastel dress.
Kate Middleton will visit a children's hospice on the second anniversary of her wedding to Prince William, Clarence House has confirmed. Pregnant Kate will spend the day away from her husband on 29 April as she visits Naomi House near Winchester in Hampshire, which was opened by Prince Charles in 1997. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The Duchess of Cambridge will be given a tour of the hospice, which comes exactly two years after her wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey. During the visit, Kate will spend time with patients and their families and she will also meet volunteers and supporters of the
How hectic is your life at the moment? In between work, your social life and planning the perfect holiday, do you even have time to think about saving? Have you even started planning for your future? Like many of us, the answer is probably no. But starting to save doesn’t necessarily have to cut into your life and stop you doing things. It should form part of your life, and give you the chance to do those things you always wanted to. Perfect holidays, an active social life; maybe even the chance to own your own home. The beginning Ok,
Sarah Harding has been banned from driving for six months after she was caught using her mobile phone behind the wheel. Attending Highbury Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, the former Girls Aloud member will also pay a £605 fine for the indiscretion, which took place on 4 April. Spotted taking a phone call in her black range rover in London by police officers, Sarah also faced charges for not pulling over when instructed to do so. "The vehicle swerved across his path," said the prosecution. "He looked over and saw she was using a mobile phone, pressed to her right ear. He spoke
When Kristin Cavallari appeared on reality TV shows The Hills and Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, she came across as a hard-partying "mean girl", someone you wouldn't want to cross. Chatting to HELLO! Online, however, Kristin claims that MTV "manipulated" storylines and that she's different to how she was portrayed. "They really made me seem that I was such a bitch when I really wasn't," she says. In her forthcoming television documentary, E! Entertainment Special: Kristin Cavallari, the former reality TV star tells host Giuliana Rancic that certain situations were filmed to manipulate storylines and characteristics were exaggerated
Here at HELLO! Online we've trawled through the guidebooks and celebrity spottings to come up with the best picking of great places to visit in Britain. On our must-visit list is a swish champagne bar in Glasgow's boutique Malmaison hotel. And London's chic Chinese restaurant Hakkasan – a favourite with a host of royals and stars including Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, fashionista Alexa Chung, songstress Rita Ora and gorgeous Kelly Brook. Party the night away in Manchester's exclusive nightclub Panacea, where you'll bump into TV stars and football players. Or if it's Britain's beautiful countryside you're after, go glamping – a stylish version of camping – like the TOWIE cast in
Kim Kardashian's husband Kris Humphries believes that his estranged wife is doing an interview with Ryan Seacrest in order to limit the damage that their high-profile divorce trial will cause, according to reports. Ryan Seacrest With The Kardashians: An E! News Presentation will air on 21 April. The TV special falls two weeks before Kim, who is expecting rapper Kanye West's baby in July, is due to appear before a judge over her short-lived marriage to basketball star Kris. The special no-holds-barred programme with close family friend Ryan will explore the series' most controversial and talked about moments. It promises "candid conversations" and "surprising revelations" which Kris