• The friends who will be part of Kate Middleton's elite baby club

    When Kate Middleton and Prince William's baby makes its long-awaited arrival he or she will have plenty of playmates. Just as importantly Britain's most famous new parents will have support as they run the gauntlet of sleepless nights and make decisions on everything from when to introduce solids to picking a nanny. In the last few years, many of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's friends have started families. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Chief among the Kensington yummy mummies is Rose van Cutsem, (above) founder of Maggie & Rose, a safe haven for sleep deprived mothers. Just down the road from

  • Fashion-forward Maxima wows in her first month as Queen

    Click on photo for a full gallery of Maxima's latest looks... It looks like Maxima of the Netherlands has upped her fashion game since becoming queen. The Argentine-born beauty became queen back in April after her husband Willem-Alexander ascended the throne. Since, she has wowed with her impressive style, looking nothing short of impeccable on engagements at home and abroad in Luxembourg and Germany.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Attending the opening of the Holland Festival at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, Maxima was the epitome of understated chic in a black satin dress and matching peep-toe heels. Bright blue earrings

  • Celebrity brides who wore Valentino on their big day

    CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Valentino is the designer name on everyone's lips this wedding season. It is rumoured that the Italian dress-maker has been more than busy this year with both a Hollywood and a royal wedding to design for. The brides in question include actress Jennifer Aniston and Princess Madeleine of Sweden who have been suggested to have chosen the Italian brand to dress them on their big day. If the speculations are true, the two brides-to-be will be joining a list of other famous brides to have worn the iconic bridal fashion designer. In 2012 Anne Hathaway wore custom-made Valentino created from swirls of soft tulle as

  • Kate Winslet and husband Ned RocknRoll expecting their first baby together

    Happy news for Kate Winslet and her husband Ned RocknRoll — they are expecting their first child together. A spokesman for the star has confirmed the news, saying the couple are "delighted". The new arrival, Kate's third child, is due at the end of the year. The Revolutionary Road actress, 37, is already a mother to daughter Mia, 12, and son Joe, nine, from her previous marriages.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Mia's father is Jim Threapleton, who Kate was married to from 1998 until 2001. She met her son's father, director Sam Mendes in 2001, and the couple tied the knot

  • 'Woman of the decade' Victoria Beckham hits the red carpet with her son Brooklyn

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Victoria Beckham arrived at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards on the arm of her eldest son Brooklyn Beckham. The stylish pair enjoyed an evening out together on Tuesday as Victoria was crowned 'Woman of the Decade' at the star-studded event. A credit to both his parents, Brooklyn, 14, posed confidently next to his mum dressed smartly in a suit and tie. Proud Victoria, 39, meanwhile, opted for loose black trousers and a top by Belgian designer Margiela, accessorising with a clutch from her own brand. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Cheered on by her

  • Kim Kardashian's divorce is finalised as she prepares for arrival of baby girl

    Kim Kardashian, who is pregnant with her first child with partner Kanye West, will be delighted that she is officially a single lady. The reality star is now no longer married to Kris Humphries after a judgment was entered on Monday night in Los Angeles Superior Court and their divorce was finalised. Kim, 32, filed for divorce in 2011 – a move that shocked her then-husband Kris. "I love my wife and am devastated to learn she filed for divorce," the NBA player said upon hearing the news.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The former couple, who were married for 72

  • 'We're so thrilled!': Jennifer Love Hewitt confirms her first pregnancy

    Jennifer Love Hewitt is pregnant with her first child. The actress is expecting a baby with her Client List co-star boyfriend Brian Hallisay. In a joint statement released to US Weekly, the happy couple confirmed the news. "We're so thrilled and happy to start a family," they said. Sources told the publication that Jennifer is about three months into her pregnancy.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Jennifer and Brian, both 34, have been dating for around 15 months. They reconnected on the set of Lifetime show The Client List after previously appearing together on NBC series Love Bites. The brunette

  • The Saturdays dazzle at star-studded bash

    Girlband The Saturdays stunned as they stepped out for an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night. Mollie King, Una Healy, Vanessa White and Frankie Sandford dazzled as they stepped onto the red carpet, despite being without fifth member and new mum Rochelle, who was likely to have been at home with her little one. Frankie was showing off her blossoming baby bump in a black plunging dress with a sheer leg panel. She was also officially debuting her new hair – the brunette beauty visited the hairdressers earlier this week for extensions. Una, meanwhile, put her post-pregnancy physique on display

  • Inside a royal nursery: what William and Kate's special baby room is likely to look like

    With the Duchess of Cambridge's July due date fast approaching and the parents-to-be putting the finishing touches on their new arrival's nursery, award-winning architectural interior designers Oliver Burns have put together adorable sketches of how the special room for William and Kate's newborn royal baby may look. These designs, incorporating only the finest of products for the royal baby, include a chandelier by French designer Philippe Starck, a stylish yet comfortable nursing chair and an antique cot. Personal touches have also been added, such as a handcrafted rocking horse designed especially for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and framed photographs of the family,

  • The Apprentice 2013: Sneak peek as candidates are tasked with arranging corporate day

    Will Endeavour's army march to victory, or will Evolve's school day pass with distinction? It's week six of The Apprentice and the remaining hopefuls are tasked with arranging a corporate away day. Woken by a 6am phone call, the 11 candidates are met at London's Guildhall by Lord Sugar where they receive their instructions. "I've got you two clients, who are going to give you a budget, and from that budget you are going to provide entertainment or an event. I will be judging the winner on the profit you make, but also on the customer satisfaction," he tells

  • Sofia Vergara turned into sexy wax figures

    Fans of Sofia Vergara can now get up close and personal with the Colombian sensation as not one, but two, waxwork figures have been unveiled of her at the Madame Tussauds museum in New York. She joins a host of other high-profile stars already immortalised at the popular wax house, including Madonna, Oprah and heartthrobs One Direction. Known for her playful and bubbly persona on Modern Family, the brunette star attended the big reveal of her waxworks and laughed her way through the event. She was clearly thrilled with the results and showed her enthusiasm in a series of

  • First look: Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

    Helena Bonham Carter is one of Britain's most diverse actresses, with a wide variety of roles under her belt. For her latest incarnation, the British star has taken on one of cinema's most iconic figures — Elizabeth Taylor. Helena, 47, is set to appear alongside Dominic West as Hollywood golden couple, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a new one-off BBC biopic about the legendary screen stars. And this week the first picture of the pair in costume was released. Despite the enormity of the task at hand, both have risen to the challenge.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE With her

  • 'They do more than most pensioners': Peter Phillips on why the Queen and Prince Philip will sometimes cancel engagements

    It was a wonderful moment not just for the nation, but also for the British royal family as the Queen arrived at Westminster Abbey for the 60th anniversary of her Coronation with her beloved husband Prince Philip by her side. After 65 years of marriage, the royal couple appeared together to mark the historic event, after much speculation that the Duke of Edinburgh would be unable to attend. Having excused himself from celebrations the previous evening, there was concern that ill health would prevent the royal from attending.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE But his eldest grandchild, Peter Phillips, has told the

  • 2013’s Top Beach Destinations

    It's that time of year again when everyone starts to think about booking spontaneous trips abroad and leaving the UK well behind. You’ve dreamt about sun soaked sands, that striped bandeau bikini, and five star hotels for too long now; it’s time to put those plans into action! But where to head to? With a whole world to play with, it’s difficult to know which holiday hotspot is best for you. Well, don’t panic just yet, as we’re here to lend a helping hand. Narrowing the selection down to the lucky top three, here are out favourite beach destinations for

  • Celeb Luxury: Interior Designs

    When it comes to good taste, celebs are the ones to turn to. After years of being pampered, preened and living in the most lavish surroundings, if there’s anything the rich and famous know, it’s how to decorate a bedroom fit for a king. From plush leather sofas to the comfiest quality duvet covers; when you envision celeb luxury, only the finest, most exquisite decor springs to mind. Interested? Then there’s nothing stopping you from achieving the same quality of style. Thanks to the likes of Kylie Minogue and Coleen Rooney creating their own interior design lines, celeb luxury is

  • Pregnant Jennifer Love Hewitt announces her engagement

    Just hours after announcing that she is pregnant with her first child, Jennifer Love Hewitt revealed that she is engaged to her co-star boyfriend Brian Hallisay. The happy couple revealed their exciting news to Us Weekly shortly after confirming that they have a little one on the way.   In a joint statement released to the same publication hours before, the couple confirmed the baby news. "We're so thrilled and happy to start a family ," they said. Sources told the publication that Jennifer is about three months into her pregnancy. Jennifer and Brian, both 34, have been dating for around 15

  • Paris Jackson recovering after being rushed to hospital

    Paris Jackson is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after being hospitalised on Tuesday. The 15-year-old's birth mother, Debbie Rowe, confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that her daughter has had "a lot going on" recently. Paris, the only daughter of the late Michael Jackson, is said to be doing fine. Various media outlets are reporting that she is expected to fully recover.    In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the teen, who is sister to Prince Michael Jackson and Blanket Jackson, caused concern with a series of cryptic tweets on Twitter. "Yesterday , all my troubles seemed so far away," she quoted from

  • Rebecca Slater becomes sixth Apprentice candidate to be fired

    Rebecca Slater became the sixth Apprentice candidate of the series to hear the dreaded words "You're fired" uttered by Lord Sugar in the boardroom on Wednesday evening. "I'm feeling a bit in shock really," said the 35-year-old medical sales rep. "I'm disappointed I've not been able to show Lord Sugar more of my abilities. I didn't think I'd be going today." Rebecca's team Evolve failed to impress in this week's task which involved planning and delivering a corporate away day. The client asked for a partial refund due to a lack of focus on business skills at the event,

  • Cheese souffle

    Serves 4 Ingredients 50g unsalted butter 2 tblsp plain flour 200ml warmed milk 50g finely grated strong cheddar 50g finely grated gruyere 1 tsp anchovy paste 3 eggs yolks 4 egg whites 1 tsp warm water Generous pinch of salt & white pepper Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C 2. Begin by making a roux. Melt the butter in a pan and whisk in the flour; it should become a crumbly mixture. Continue to gently whisk while slowly adding the warmed milk, until a paste has formed which is the consistency of double cream (Note: you may not need to use all the warmed milk) 3. Add the cheese, anchovy paste and

  • Asparagus and poached egg salad

    Serves 2 Ingredients 50g wild rocket leaves 50g frisee lettuce leaves Small bunch of asparagus spears 150ml virgin rapeseed oil 50ml white wine vinegar 1 dessert spoon of honey 1 shallot, finely chopped 2 happy egg yolks 4 happy eggs Salt & pepper to season Method Leaves Wash lettuce and rocket leaves and pat dry with paper towels or use a salad spinner. Put aside. Asparagus Holding it at the bottom, bend each asparagus spear until it snaps; save the bottoms, you can make another dish from them, like soup. With the tops, trim them until the lower stem is smooth, then place in a pan and cook for 3 minutes on

  • Martin Miller's gin and tonic sorbet

    Makes 600ml Ingredients 400ml cold water 300g caster sugar 300ml Fever Tree Tonic water 50ml Martin Miller's Gin Juice of 2 lemons 1tbsp glucose (optional) Fresh mint, lime and lemon slices to garnish Instructions Put the sugar and water into a saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer for one minute. Add glucose and Fever Tree tonic water, and chill in the fridge until cold. Remove from fridge and add Martin Miller's Gin and lemon juice to taste (don't be tempted to add more gin because when it's frozen, the flavour develops and gets much stronger). Transfer to an ice cream machine* and churn until set. Freeze for