• Rihanna gets a new hairstyle with dramatic blonde makeover

    Rihanna has proved that she's the queen chameleon of hair colour as she stepped out in New York this week with a brand new blonde weave. The Fireworks singer gave an early preview of her new locks on Instagram earlier on Tuesday with a caption that pointed directly towards her new bleached and blown-dry hairstyle. "I woke up in a new… weave!" the singer wrote.   CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENGLARGE Rihanna later attended a commericial photo shoot in Manhatten sporting a high waisted knitted skirt teamed with a cropped bomber jacket to show off her enviably toned stomach. The singer paired the

  • Gwyneth Paltrow changes her mind about 'unfun' Met Gala

    It seems actress Gwyneth Paltrow has changed her opinion of the Met Gala, which she recently branded "crowded" and "unfun". Writing on her hit lifestyle blog Goop, People magazine's Most Beautiful Woman came back for a second opinion. "The Met Ball, at NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art, is always the year's most elaborate display of incredible fashion and this year was no different," Gwyneth says, before going on to describe the creation of the stunning fuchsia gown she wore at the event.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE   "The theme was 'Punk: Chaos to Couture' and when the house of Valentino's

  • Cheryl Cole tweets a long message of support to 'incredibly beautiful' Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian has sent a message of thanks to Cheryl Cole after receiving a supportive tweet from the British singer. This week, Cheryl, 29, reached out to Kim on Twitter, calling her an "incredibly beautiful woman" and saying she saying she admired her tenacity. "Dear @kimkardashian. Hi Gorgeous lady! Just wanted to send you a tweet to say I think you are an incredibly beautiful woman inside and out," she wrote. CLICK TO ENLARGE   "I can only imagine how tough it is to be heavily pregnant and feeling extremely vulnerable on top of some of the daily criticism you take! "I admire your

  • Proud Victoria Beckham pays tribute to inspirational husband David following retirement announcement

    Victoria Beckham has proudly paid tribute to her husband David Beckham following his announcement that he is retiring from football. In a statement, the fashion designer described David as "an amazing sportsman and a devoted husband and father", calling him "not just an inspiration to myself and our children, but for millions of people worldwide". On Thursday, sports star David, 38, announced his professional retirement after an illustrious 20-year career. His wife was among the first to honour his incredible achievements.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "The children and I are so proud of David, it's been an incredible journey

  • Cannes Film Festival 2013: Emma Watson channels vintage glamour in Chanel

    Starlet Emma Watson, 23, stole the show on day two of the Cannes Film Festival. The Harry Potter actress had photographers in a frenzy as she glided along the red carpet in a monochrome, back-baring Chanel couture gown. Although the dress was the epitome of vintage glamour, Emma added a hint of youthful rebellion by accessorising with three studs on her upper ear lobe. The look was a far cry from wholesome Hermione – the Harry Potter character which made Emma famous. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Attending Cannes to promote her role in the film The Bling Ring, in which

  • Princess Beatrice and Dave Clark enjoy a night out with James Middleton's girlfriend Donna Air

    Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend Dave Clark enjoyed a night out with James Middleton's girlfriend, Donna Air on Thursday. Having attended the Butterfly Ball in Battersea Evolution Donna joined Beatrice and Dave as the trio headed to LouLou's nightclub to let their hair down. Beatrice, 24, kept her look simple with a black dress, jacket and shoes, adding a touch of sparkle with a glittering bag. Beatrice and Dave, who has been her boyfriend for more than six years, strolled hand-in-hand to the club previously frequented by James' sister Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William. Donna also chose an all-black

  • Kate and William will make 'fantastic parents'

    Prince William and Kate Middleton will make "fantastic parents", according to their university friend Jules Knight. The 31-year-old Holby City actor, who was firm friends with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the University of St. Andrews, said that the couple are "lovely people". "They are lovely people and I'm very happy for them that Kate's pregnant," he told new! magazine.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE "I think they'll be fantastic parents. They are very good for the country, for the monarchy and they are fantastic as a couple." Jules did admit, however, that he has lost contact with the couple since leaving

  • Caprice, 41, reveals her blossoming baby bump at charity ball

    Halle Berry recently revealed that she was pregnant at 46, saying that it was "the biggest surprise" of her life and she feels "fantastic". And Caprice obviously agrees, as the 41-year-old was spotted looking sensational as she revealed her blossoming baby bump in her first public appearance on Thursday evening. Having announced her pregnancy earlier this month, the former supermodel is thought to be about five months pregnant with her first child with long-term partner Ty Comfort.   It's obviously suiting the model turned entrepreneur, who looked sensational as she was seen tenderly touching her burgeoning bump in a long white gown

  • 'TOWIE's Lucy Mecklenburgh mingles with the A list in the French Riviera

    The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, and The Only Way Is Essex star Lucy Mecklenburgh is soaking up the atmosphere in the French Riviera. Lucy, 21, looked chic as she strolled through the streets in a pencil skirt, white top, oversized hat and obligatory shades.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The reality TV star was also spotted relaxing on a terrace as she got to grips with Cannes' cafe culture. Lucy, who recently split with her former on-screen boyfriend Mario Falcone, is clearly having a great time in France and has been keeping her Twitter followers up-to-date on her itinerary.

  • Kate Moss reveals her skincare secret

    Supermodel Kate Moss, 39, has finally revealed the secret to her youthful looking complexion. In a recent interview, the new face of St Tropez disclosed that it isn't just a tan that keeps her skin glowing – her beauty regime also involves plenty of ice and cucumber.   A problem faced by many women, Kate said that she dislikes waking up "looking tired and puffy". To overcome this, there's a simple trick that anyone can try. "I fill a sink with ice and cucumber and submerge my face," the supermodel told Stylist magazine. "It tightens everything making you look and feel instantly awake."

  • Quotes of the week: soundbites from Angelina Jolie, David Beckham 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 Angelina Jolie has become a global inspiration, what The Great Gatsby director Baz Luhrmann thinks to his critics and why Sheridan Smith is still a reluctant award winner...    CLICK ON IMAGE TO VIEW THE QUOTES OF THE WEEK

  • 'Great British Bake-Off' star Paul Hollywood splits from wife

    Paul Hollywood has separated from his wife of 15 years. Days after the Great British Bake Off star turned up at the TV Baftas without Alexandra, his agent confirmed the news. Friends of the couple, who have a son, aged 11, are said to be shocked by the end of the marriage. Paul, 47, is now living in a Kent studio flat after leaving the family home a short drive away. The split comes shortly after Paul returned from LA, where he has been filming a US version of the hit show, The American Baking Competition.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE According

  • Rita Ora 'signs £500,000 deal' to model Madonna's clothes

    Popstar Rita Ora has reportedly been signed up as the new face of Madonna's clothing range Material Girl. Madonna's daughter Lourdes, who helps run the range, is thought to have set up the collaboration, which earned singer Rita a reported fee of £500,000. "Lourdes has been a fan of Rita for a while and has been to many of her gigs," a source told The Sun.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE "She persuaded her mum to see her. They met at the Met Ball last week and Madonna admired Rita's attitude so signed the idea off." Unsurprisingly, Rita was delighted

  • Gwyneth Paltrow's Groupon advert sells out in 24 hours

    Gwyneth Paltrow posted one of Groupon's more eye-catching advertisements on Tuesday, a meet a greet worth £1,310 that sold out in under 24 hours. Gwyneth, 40, offered 60 fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to enjoy a private cooking lesson in New York with The Iron Man 3 actress herself. As well as the exclusive cooking class, the Groupon advertisement also includes return flights from anywhere in Canada and the US, two nights at a Hilton hotel as well spa treatments and dinner in one of the city's French restaurants. "You and a friend are invited to the private goop event, which begins at

  • Samantha Womack to return to 'EastEnders'

    Samantha Womack has confirmed she will make a dramatic return to EastEnders this summer, two years after her character departed. Samantha will reprise the role of Ronnie Mitchell in the hit TV show, who viewers will see head back to Walford following her release from prison. "I am thrilled to be returning to the role of Ronnie for the next six months," said the actress, who will start filming her return scenes this summer.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE   She added: "Ronnie is coming out of prison and her re-appearance in the Square is going to create havoc. "I can't wait

  • HELLO! Online's pictures of the week: the best Instagram and Twitter photos from Rihanna, Cara Delevingne and more

    Whether they're sharing their best snapshots on Twitter, Instagram or WhoSay, Rihanna, Cara Delevingne and the rest of the A-list world have a way of letting us know what they're up to. New York city sun, Gatsby glamour and the best parties going, take a sneak peak at HELLO! Online's best celebrity pictures of the week...   CLICK ON IMAGE TO VIEW THE BEST PICTURES OF THE

  • Christina Ricci to design her own wedding dress

    It's a daunting task to even plan a wedding, but actress Christina Ricci is taking her role as a bride in charge one step further as she announces plans to design the dress herself. The former Pan Am actress, who is engaged to fiancé James Heerdegen, recently revealed to Life & Style magazine her plans for the wedding so far. "We have the venue, we have a we have a caterer and I have someone working on a dress,” Christina said. The talented star, 32, who landed her first big role in the Addams Family at just 11, also announced

  • Cartier recreate Grace Kelly's royal jewels especially for Nicole Kidman

    Nicole Kidman is a very lucky lady. Top jewellers Cartier have recreated some of their most beautiful pieces worn by Grace Kelly especially for the Australian actress to wear in a new film, Grace of Monaco. Grace, who married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco in 1956, was a well-known lover of the Parisian jewellers. When Rainier proposed to her, eight months after they first met, it was with a 10.47 carat Emerald-cut diamond Cartier ring.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The Hollywood beauty — mother of Monaco's current ruler, Prince Albert — received many more Cartier jewels as gifts from

  • Prince Harry makes a surprise visit to Chelsea Flower Show to see his charity Sentebale's garden

    Workers at the Chelsea Flower Show could have been forgiven for not paying much attention to the young man standing around the Sentebale garden display on Friday morning — certainly many would have been surprised to learn that Prince Harry was in their midst. Wearing a high-visibility jacket and with a baseball cap pulled down over his face, the royal made a private and unannounced visit to see his charity's garden being prepared for the show.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Harry's visit was totally unexpected. While it was thought he would attend the world-famous horticulture event when it opens

  • Kate Middleton 'doesn't need etiquette instruction'

    Kate Middleton has adjusted well to her royal role, according to the wife of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's 'mentor' Sir David Manning. It is believed that lessons were learned by the experiences of the late Diana, Princess of Wales when she joined the royal family. "Contrary to popular belief, the Duchess doesn't need any help in that department at all," Lady Manning told Richard Kay, who is a Daily Mail columnist and was a confidant of the late Diana. "Let me tell you, the Duchess is interested in everything and doesn't need any encouragement or etiquette instruction,"

  • Aishwarya Rai touches down in Nice with her adorable daughter

    Aishwarya Rai and her adorable daughter Aaradhya have touched down in Nice for the Cannes Film Festival. Dressed in a chic black outfit accessorised with a bright yellow bag and matching shoes, Aishwarya carried her 1-year-old daughter. Aaradhya was dressed in a cute pink cardigan, red leggings adorned with white hearts and sported a red bow in her hair. Fans of Bollywood star Aishwarya had eagerly been anticipating her arrival at the festival, which she has attended for the past 12 years. Aishwarya, who starred in 2004 hit Bride and Prejudice, has previously been dubbed India's unofficial ambassador to the festival and

  • Find the perfect city break straight from Cannes' hottest films

    Cannes Film Festival is in full swing with the most glamorous and famous faces of the film world gathered in the French Riviera. With the 66th Film Festival comes the promise of romance, drama, action and thrills which will hit the big screen in 2013. Films in the running for the coveted Palme D'Or for best picture – to be awarded on the final day by the jury – include Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, The Bling Ring and Behind the Candelabra. Also up for the prestigious award is Only God Forgives, a crime thriller set in the Bangkok underworld where Ryan

  • Rooney Mara to be the face of Calvin Klein's newest fragrance 'Downtown'

    Rooney Mara has landed her first beauty campaign with Calvin Klein fragrances and the two couldn't be more suited. The effortlessly cool actress, who recently starred in Side Effects alongside Jude Law, has been unveiled as the face of the contemporary beauty brand's newest fragrance, Downtown.   The actress, 28, who has already stunned fans with her modelling style as the cover face of Vogue in February, has said that she's thrilled with her first beauty deal. "I am very excited to be included in the group of amazing women that have been featured in the iconic advertising campaigns for

  • Cookie nut crunch cupcakes

    Dish type: Dessert Serves 12 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 100g unsalted butter, softened 100g caster sugar 100g self-raising flour 2 medium eggs 125g Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Cookie Nut Crunch 75g icing sugar Cold water Method 1. Preheat oven to Gas 5, 190°C. Place 12 paper cake cases into a bun tin or onto a baking tray. 2. Place the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix with an electric whisk until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the flour. Spoon half of the mixture into the cake cases. 3. Break just over half of

  • Rod Stewart accidentally reveals daughter Kimberly and Harry Styles spent night together

    Rod Stewart has let the cat out of the bag for his daughter Kimberly Stewart and One Direction star Harry Styles. The pair were romantically linked last month, when Harry was spotted dining out with Kimberly, Rod and Rod's wife Penny Lancaster in Los Angeles. Now rocker Rod has confirmed that Harry Styles, 19, and mum-of-one Kimberly, 33, spent the night together. "His car was here in the morning. Let's put it that way," he told Alan Carr during an appearance on his Chatty Man show. "But he may just have come round to pick something up."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO

  • Chewy, fruity, flapjack lollies

    Dish type: Dessert  Serves 25 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 175g unsalted butter 75g light brown sugar 5 tbsp. golden syrup 275g rolled oats 75g Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Jelly Popping Candy Shells, chopped Method 1. Preheat the oven to Gas 4, 180°C. Grease and base line a 20cm rectangular tin with baking parchment. 2. Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a heavy based saucepan over a gentle heat. Add the oats and mix well. Place the mixture into the tin, pressing down well. 3. Bake for 15-20 minutes until light golden brown, remove from the oven and scatter over the chopped chocolate whilst still hot

  • Chocolate treats to bake up a storm in the kitchen this National Baking Day

    In case you ever needed an excuse to bake up sweet delights such as cookie cake, brownies, flapjacks or crunchy cupcakes, now you have one. World Baking Day on Sunday is the perfect time to embrace your Mary Berry know-how and try baking something even more creative than usual. The global celebration of baking encourages everyone, whether you're a professional or novice, to get into the kitchen and bake something tasty. So to shake up your senses we have four delicious chocolate treats that will have you popping the apron on in a second. Crunchy cookie cake This fabulous huge cookie even includes a

  • Crunchy cookie cake

    Dish type: Dessert  Serves 12 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 50g unsalted butter, softened 100g light muscovado sugar 1 medium egg 150g self-raising flour ½ tsp. baking powder 100g Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Cookie Nut Crunch, chopped Icing: 50g icing sugar 10g Bournville Cocoa powder Cold water Method: 1. Preheat oven to Gas 4, 180°C and grease a baking sheet. 2. Beat the butter and sugar until creamy then beat in the egg. Add the flour and baking powder and 2/3 of the chopped chocolate and mix well to combine. 3. Pile onto the baking sheet and spread out to a circle 20cm in diameter, pressing down. 4. Bake for 15 minutes until

  • Chopard jewels worth over £500,000 stolen in Cannes

    Jewels worth more than £500,000 were stolen from a hotel in Cannes on Friday. The luxury jewellery, which was supposed to be lent to stars gracing the red carpet at the annual film festival, was stolen by thieves who broke into a hotel room. The room was occupied by an employee of the jewellery brand, but she left to go for dinner from 8pm to 3am and returned to discover that the safe containing the bracelets, necklaces and other items containing precious stone was missing.   The entire safe had been unscrewed from the inside of the hotel room and

  • Beyoncé pregnancy confirmed

    Beyoncé is pregnant with her second child. Multiple sources have confirmed the news after one of the worst-kept secrets in showbusiness. The singer already has a 15-month-old daughter Blue Ivy with husband Jay-Z. The news was confirmed to E! news, after a week of speculation during which Beyoncé cancelled her Mrs. Carter Show performance in Antwerp, Belgium, citing "dehydration and exhaustion".   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY There had been further clues that Beyoncé was expecting when she wore a tight-fitting sparkly blue catsuit on stage in London, which showed hints of a small baby bump. The Givenchy gown that