• 'Harrymania' hits Washington as the Prince makes a surprise appearance at the White House

    There were audible gasps as Prince Harry made a surprise appearance at the White House on the first day of his week long tour to the US. His visit had been a closely-guarded secret and around 170 guests were visibly shocked as the handsome royal walked into the room. "Well, surprise," beamed Michelle Obama. After arriving in the State Dining Room of the White House, Harry set about helping children and grandchildren of military personnel make cards and gifts for Mother's Day, which falls on Sunday in the States.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The charming Prince joked around with

  • Victoria Beckham makes a colourful style statement as she steps out in plunging blouse

    Victoria Beckham seems to have undergone something of a style transformation. The fashion designer has recently been embracing all things bright and bold, as was perfectly illustrated by her latest ensemble, a stand-out purple skirt teamed with a plunging blouse. Proving that she really is the best advertisement for her brand, Victoria, 39, turned heads when she stepped out in New York, one of the fashion capitals of the world, in a revealing sepia top from her own label, featuring black cuffs and collar. She wore the blouse with a vibrant purple skirt, also from her collection, which showed off

  • Kim Kardashian shares retro snap of sisterly love

    Kim Kardashian has shown that she and elder sister Kourtney were glamour girls long before their family achieved global fame. The pregnant star posted a retro Instagram snap which shows a young Kim and Kourtney posing in cheerleder outfits. Even though the image was taken years ago, there are all the usual hallmarks of Kardashian glamour: pretty up'dos, coordinated outfits, and a clear nod to what is now the most famous initial in Hollywood.   Kim, Kourtney and their younger sister Khloe (all pictured as children below) have always been close, but the two older Kardashians are bonding now that Kim is expecting her first

  • Sir Chris Hoy leads tributes after Olympic champion Andrew Simpson's tragic death

    Andrew Simpson, a British Olympic sailor, tragically died during a training session for the American's Cup. Andrew, known as "Bart Simpson" to his friends, died after becoming trapped under a Swedish catamaran which capsized in San Francisco Bay. Andrew, 36, from the Dorset market town of Sherborne, was part of an 11-man crew training on the Artemis Racing Catamaran. "Shocked to hear of the death of Andrew Simpson, Olympic Champ sailor," tweeted Sir Chris Hoy. "Met him a number of times, great guy. My thoughts are with his family." CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The news was confirmed on Thursday. "It is with immense

  • Gisele shows off supermodel physique in bikini snap

    Supermodel Gisele Bundchen flaunted her incredible bikini body on Thursday as she took to Twitter to share a flawless Instagram shot. The Brazilian beauty posted the snap that showed her posing on a private balcony in an exotic location. "Bom dia! Good morning!," she captioned the photo. Fans were quick to point out that Gisele's body has pinged right back into shape after giving birth to a baby girl just five months ago.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Earlier this week, Gisele attended the Met Gala with her husband Tom Brady. She showed off her endless pins in a black

  • Ten barbeque favourites for summertime sizzle

    With summertime comes the excuse to head out to the garden, light up the barbecue and put the white wine to chill. And now that the weather is warming up, we've trawled through our BBQ recipe books to seek out our top ten long-time favourites.  Classic BBQ favourites such as tasty burgers with pickled cucumber and barbecued steak with lime and tomatoes have made it onto our list. And zesty flavours come with adventurous creations such as jerk chicken, halloumi and chorizo skewers, and Vietnamese prawn pops with peanut sauce. See what other mouthwatering recipes we have for you to get your BBQ sizzling this

  • Gwyneth Paltrow brands Met Gala 'unfun' as she talks about 'furious' Kanye and meeting Psy

    The Met Gala is considered one of the most glamorous and exclusive celebrity events of the year, but one star was left distinctly unimpressed by the glitzy soiree — Gwyneth Paltrow. The Iron Man 3 actress has risked a big falling out with Vogue editor and host Anna Wintour after sharing her thoughts on the annual event, all of which are less than favourable. USA Today was the first to reveal the news, quoting Gwyneth as saying, "I'm never going again. It was so unfun. It was boiling. It was too crowded. I did not enjoy it at all."   CLICK ON

  • Princess Diana's Audi to be sold at auction

    Princess Diana's Audi, a 1994 Quattro convertible, is to go on sale. The car, which Diana used to drive Prince William and Prince Harry around in 1994, will feature in an auction run by car specialists Coys. Two years before her 1996 divorce, but after her separation from Prince Charles, Diana was spotted driving the young Princes in the green car on several occasions, making it one of the auction's star lots. Until the auction, which takes place on 29 June at Blenheim Palace in Oxford, the car has been put on display at the Grange St. Paul's Hotel, London. CLICK ON

  • HELLO! Online's quotes of the week: soundbites from Helen Mirren, 'The Apprentice' and more

    They came, they saw — and then they spoke about it. Whether they're chatting in interviews, talking to their celebrity counterparts 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 why Helen Mirren is not amused, why one Apprentice candidate is giving Albert Einstein a run for his money and why Prince Harry's popularity has skyrocketed in the States...     CLICK ON IMAGE TO VIEW QUOTES OF THE WEEK

  • Shakira says she almost rejected 'The Voice' to be with Gerard Pique

    Shakira, 36, has revealed how she almost passed up the chance to judge on hit US talent show, The Voice. Baring her soul during an interview with chat show host Jay Leno, the Waka Waka singer said she didn't want to leave her footballer boyfriend Gerard Pique, 26, with whom she has a son, Milan.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE   "When I first got the call I wasn't sure I was going to do it because they told me I would have to move to Los Angeles for six months," she said.   "I knew that if I moved to LA, I

  • Pregnant Kate Middleton relaxes at home in Anglesey

    Following a busy few weeks of official engagements, pregnant Kate Middleton is thought to be taking some time out of the limelight to relax at her home in Anglesey. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted enjoying a meal with her husband Prince William on Thursday night at one of their favourite pubs on the island, The White Eagle. The couple have been known to visit the award-winning establishment together several times, and William is regularly seen stopping by with his RAF colleagues for a bite to eat.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Kate was also spotted buying groceries at one

  • The Queen's affectionate kiss for Camilla as they attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show

    If there were ever any doubts about the Queen's acceptance of the Duchess of Cornwall, they were dispelled at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Friday. The monarch warmly greeted her daughter-in-law with a kiss on the cheek as they arrived at the equestrian event. For her part, Camilla folded into a polite curtsey before the Windsor matriarch, who was in good spirits despite the driving rain.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   There was no sign of the Duke of Edinburgh, who on Thursday attended the competition with his wife and looked to be in perfect health as he

  • Jewels of the south of France: Cannes, St. Tropez and where Keira Knightley got married

    As the French Riviera prepares to roll out the red carpet for Cannes Film Festival, here at HELLO! Online we've put together a glitzy guide of must-visit destinations in France's glamour region, where A-listers Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Blake Lively have all holidayed. We head to the celebrity favourite destination to explore the best of its beautiful beaches, enviable landscapes and picturesque villages – and where Keira Knightley chose to tie the knot to rockstar fiancé James Righton last weekend.  CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY St. Tropez Arguably one of the most famous and glamorous resorts in the world, St. Tropez is known as

  • HELLO! Online's pictures of the week: the best Instagram and Twitter photos from our favourite celebrities

    Whether they're sharing their best snapshots on Twitter, Instagram or WhoSay, James Franco, Sofia Vergara and the rest of the A-list world have a way of letting us know what they're up to. Featuring delicious desserts, Japanese landmarks and exclusive behind-the-scenes film footage, take a sneak peak at HELLO! Online's best celebrity pictures of the week...   CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE THE BEST CELEBRITY PICTURES OF THE

  • Prince Harry pays moving tribute to fellow US comrades

    Prince Harry paid a moving tribute to US servicemen and women on a solemn visit to Arlington Cemetery, Virginia on Friday morning.  Wearing his Household Cavalry's Blues and Royals No 1 dress uniform with a sky blue Army Air Corps beret, the Apache helicopter pilot's first stop was Section 60 of the historic military cemetery. In this section — where soldiers who have lost their lives in recent conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan are buried — he laid a wreath. Harry, known as Captain Wales to his comrades, appeared genuinely moved by the experience, no doubt all too aware of the risks faced by troops

  • 6732 glasses of champagne and 2000 hairgrips: BAFTA TV by numbers

    As glamorous stars such as Holly Willoughby and Doctor Who star Jenna-Louise Coleman walk the red carpet at this year’s BAFTA awards ceremony, behind the scenes there will be a whirl of activity. BAFTA TV has released a set of figures that shows just what goes into the TV extravaganza. Last year, stars of the small screen quaffed 6,732 glasses of champagne, celebrity hairstylist Mark Hill used 2,000 hair grips and if every gown worn was laid in a line, they’d circle the Royal Festival Hall seven times.     CLICK ON PHOTO FOR MORE FUN BAFTA TV FACTS Read on and

  • Cara Delevingne walks in Karl Lagerfeld's pared-back Chanel show

    Karl Lagerfeld is known for his grand fashion show sets, but the fashion maestro went for a decidedly low key affair as he unveiled his pre-Spring/Summer 2013 collection in Singapore on Thursday. In a stark contrast to the usual opulence of the French settings Karl normally opts for, the 78-year-old held the show in former colonial British army barracks complete with concrete floors, whitewashed walls and strip lighting.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "I like the idea that it's not impeccable," Karl said of the unusual setting. "There's a romantic charm that new things cannot always have. It's not

  • Suri Cruise to 'launch her first fashion line'

    It looks like Suri Cruise is following in her mother's footsteps by venturing into design. At the tender age of seven, the daughter of Katie Holmes has reportedly signed a £1.5million deal to launch her new fashion range. The stylish youngster, who regularly tops best dressed celebrity child lists, will apparently launch her brand in shops across North America next year, according to The Sun. "Suri is only seven but she is incredibly interested in clothes," a source told the newspaper. "She has been through a very difficult year and adapted amazingly to her new life in New York,

  • One Direction tease fans with big announcement

    One Direction have sent their fans into a frenzy, revealing that they have a "big announcement" to make. Taking to Twitter, Niall Horan promised fans the biggest news ever in One Direction's history. "THE most exciting 1D news EVER is being announced in 6 days," Niall tweeted. The message instantly caused a stir and has has now been retweeted 61. 522 times. The tweet comes as the five-piece launch a countdown clock at onebigannouncement.com, and within minutes the website crashed as fans of the band, who call themselves Directioners, flocked to click on the page. Niall sent the tweet to his eleven million

  • 'Made In Chelsea' stars Spencer and Lucy flirt on Twitter

    Reality TV stars Spencer Matthews and Lucy Watson raised a few eyebrows with their flirtatious tweets on Thursday. As Made In Chelsea's hottest new couple, Spencer, 27, and Lucy, 22, attracted attention with their tongue-in-cheek exchange. "Getting a lot of requests for Lucy's twitter name," tweeted Spencer, whose relationships have featured heavily on the show since it first aired in 2011. "It's @imLucyWatson... She loves good chat so fire away x."   Not one to let Spencer's cheeky comment slide, Lucy tweeted a dismissive reply. "Thanks for that Spencer," she said. "But I really don't need your help with followers."

  • Nursery designs for Kate and William's baby

    As Kate Middleton's July due date fast approaches, the parents-to-be will be putting the finishing touches on their new arrival's nursery. Using knowledge of William and Kate's London apartment in Kensington Palace and archive images of former royal nurseries, design experts RedBook agency have created two possible nursery designs for the newborn royal. Two of the UK's leading interior designers were commissioned to create one traditional nursery and one with a modern magical flair to offer a glimpse of how the royal nursery might look.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Both nurseries feature traditional rocking horses, while the contemporary version showcases a

  • 'Britain's Got Talent': Ten fun facts

    With the seventh series of the phenomenally successful Britain's Got Talent show underway, HELLO! Online brings you ten fun facts from the programme's colourful past.  1. BGT has spawned spin-offs in 56 countries across the globe including Albania, China, India, Peru and Russia. Over half a billion viewers have watched the Got Talent format worldwide. 2. Since winning the show last year, cross breed pooch Pudsey has flown on Simon Cowell's private jet, danced the conga with Kim Kardashian and sailed on the Queen Mary 2. His owner Ashleigh picked up £500,000 in prize money. He sparked an influx of animal auditions