• Happy birthday to Prince Philip: an insight into the Prince's life with 15 amazing facts

    A naval officer and a gentleman known for his mischievous sense of humour, Prince Philip celebrates his 92nd birthday on Monday 10 June. Although the Prince will spend his birthday in hospital – he has recently been admitted for an exploratory abdominal operation – he has plenty to celebrate as he approaches his birthday. No doubt his nearest and dearest will be thinking of him, including Her Majesty and their children Charles the Prince of Wales, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. His grandchildren may make cards to send to their grandfather, along with his two great-grandchildren Savannah and Isla Phillips.  The Duke of

  • Pregnant Frankie Sandford performs with The Saturdays at Summertime Ball as Rochelle prepares to return

    Frankie Sandford might be pregnant with her first child, but it's business as usual for the singer. The Saturdays star and her bandmates entertained an 80,000-strong crowd at Capital FM's Summertime Ball on Sunday. Frankie chose a conservative stage ensemble to accommodate her growing baby bump. While Una Healy, Mollie King and Vanessa White opted for basque-style tops, the singer 24, wore a billowing vest top and comfortable black trousers, adding glamour with sky high heels and styling her new long hair in tumbling curls.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The Saturdays were a member down at the star-studded concert at Wembley

  • Kanye West celebrates birthday in New York as Kim Kardashian awaits baby arrival in LA

    Kanye West celebrated his 36th birthday on Saturday night, heading out to party in New York with friends including Beyoncé and Jay-Z. But one person close to the singer's heart was missing – Kim Kardashian, his girlfriend of more than one year who is expecting their first child.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The reality star, 32, stayed in Los Angeles because she is no longer able to travel by plane ahead of the birth of their baby daughter next month. Although she couldn't be there to party with her rapper beau, the brunette beauty was clearly thinking of him. She publicly

  • Pregnant Kate Middleton shops for nursery furnishings as she prepares for maternity leave

    With only five weeks to go until her due date, Kate Middleton is making sure everything is in place ahead of her baby's arrival. The pregnant Duchess was pictured shopping at a high-end interior shop last week as she prepares the new nursery at Kensington Palace for her first child.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Kate, 31, spent 45 minutes inside Bernard Thorp in Chelsea last Tuesday looking at soft-furnishings. The pretty royal, who is expected to give birth on 13th July, gave nothing away as she looked at designs, reportedly picking out beige and brown handmade fabrics. "Kate was fascinated by all

  • Jennifer Aniston and Bradley Cooper thrilled to reunite at awards

    Jennifer Aniston was clearly delighted to meet Bradley Cooper at the Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards in California on Saturday night. The actress, 44, beamed happily in a strapless black dress as she chatted to the handsome actor, touching his shoulder while he held her hands. The pair, who were rumoured to have dated in 2009, stood just inches away from each other as they shared an intimate chat.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY But Silver Linings Playbook actor Bradley only has eyes for his model girlfriend Suki Waterhouse, 20, who joined him at the show. The dashing star,

  • Nelson Mandela visited by his family in hospital as he remains in a 'serious but stable' condition

    South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela has spent another night in hospital being treated for a lung infection. The revered statesman is in a serious but stable condition in intensive care after being admitted in the early hours of Saturday morning. His wife Graça Machel cancelled a visit to London over the weekend to remain by the anti-Apartheid hero's bedside. On Sunday, his followers were cheered by visits from his family. His daughter Makaziwe and his granddaughter Ndileka were seen going into the Pretoria hospital where he is being cared for. Meanwhile, another daughter, Zindzi, said that her father

  • Smitten Mark Wright shares photos of amorous kiss with girlfriend Michelle Keegan

    They have been dating for six months now, and Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright's relationship is clearly going from strength-to-strength. The TV star posted a touching tribute to his girlfriend on Twitter at the weekend after they enjoyed a night out together at her Coronation Street co-star Brooke Vincent's 21st birthday party. The couple, who met on holiday in Dubai, managed to steal a few moments together and emerged with a keepsake from the evening after cosying up in a photo booth.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Mark and Michelle, both 26, shared a very passionate kiss as they cuddled up

  • The leading ladies of the Tony Awards

    Scarlett Johansson and Sienna Miller were just two of Hollywood's actresses that turned heads when they walked down the red carpet at Sunday's Tony Awards in New York City. Scarlett, envied for her womanly curves and full lips, stepped out in an all-black ensemble. The Avengers star looked typically sexy in a short black Saint Laurent dress with a sheer leopard print neckline, matched with a black tuxedo jacket and pointed heels. The 28-year-old actress struck a series of smouldering poses with her trademark pout.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR TONY AWARDS GALLERY Despite winning a Tony Award in 2010 for her Broadway debut

  • Lucy Mecklenburgh and Jessica Wright suspended from TOWIE after fight with co-star Jasmin

    TOWIE stars Lucy Mecklenburgh and Jessica Wright have been suspended from the show following a fall-out with Jasmin Walia. During filming on Wednesday, an argument erupted and Jasmin was injured as a result. Now her co-stars have been told they must take a break from the reality programme. Confirming the news to the Mail, an ITV spokesperson said, "We are taking this matter very seriously, and while our investigations continue, producers have informed Jessica and Lucy that they will not be filming for the show."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE On Wednesday, Jasmin was pictured leaving James Argent's house with two

  • Dame Helen Mirren: Why I was worried about accepting my damehood

    Dame Helen Mirren has said she was worried about accepting the accolade of dame because it would probably put up a barrier. The 67-year-old actress, who voices petrifying headmistress Dean Hardcastle in upcoming Pixar film Monsters University, said she was concerned that the honour would "set her apart". She admitted to being scared of clowns, centipedes and her actor superiors when she was younger.   "There were certain actors and actresses who were quite intimidating when I was younger," she said. "They probably didn't mean to be intimidating and maybe people look at me now and think 'Oh, she's so scary'

  • Kate Middleton wears £17.50 ASOS dress

    Kate Middleton has been spotted dressing her baby bump in a £17.50 dress by ASOS. The royal was pictured shopping at a high-end interior shop in Chelsea last week wearing a navy blue knee-length viscose dress. On closer inspection, fashion insiders identified the frock as a sale item from the online retailer. It was originally priced at £25, but is now on sale for £17.50. In sizes 6-18, the design features an elasticated waist and is designed to grow with an expanding tummy.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Kate paired the dress with a pair of her trusty Pied à Terre

  • Father's Day: treat your dad to a day out

    Fathers are there for us from the very beginning. From taking us to our very first football practice, or sitting with us through our first dance recital, they are there to protect and encourage us. With Father's Day approaching this Sunday, say that special "Thank You" and show how much you really appreciate everything he does by splashing out on an experience that the two of you can enjoy. From spending the day tasting cheese and wine, to a father's day lunch at the stunning Kensington Rooftop Gardens, you can really show your dad just how much you care

  • Gü's decadent chocolate birthday cake

    Cakes This double layer of moist chocolate sponge is not only topped with a chocolate glaze, but filled with it too… pure indulgence. Serves 12-16 Ingredients For sponge: 150g plain flour 4 tsp baking powder 300g dark chocolate (about 70% cocoa solids) broken into small pieces 200g unsalted butter 6 eggs 300g granulated sugar For filling and glaze: 500g dark chocolate 400ml whipping cream 2 tbsp liquid glucose or runny honey 100g unsalted butter, cut into pieces Equipment: 2x20cm round cake tins Stick blender Method 1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC/Gas 3 and line the cake tins with baking parchment. Sift the flour and baking powder together into a bowl. 2. Put the chocolate

  • Michelle Obama's favourite designer Jason Wu joins Hugo Boss

    Jason Wu, the designer behind both of Michelle Obama's Inauguration ball gowns, has been named the artistic director of Boss womenswear. The Taiwanese-born, New York-based designer will assume responsibility and creative direction for all products and image-related aspects of Hugo Boss's principle womsnwear ready-to-wear and accessory lines. Jason, who founded his eponymous line in 2007, is best known for dressing America's First Lady for both of her husband President Obama's Inaugural Balls.   In 2009, he fashioned for her a stunning ivory gown, while in 2013, she wore his patriotic red chiffon and velvet gown. Jason didn't know that she

  • Torta al limone

    Serves 6 Ingredients 160 g butter 3 eggs 160g caster sugar Rind of 2 lemons, grated Juice of ½ lemon 1 shortcrust pastry base Method 1. Preheat oven 180 degrees; grease a tart tin with butter. 2. Beat eggs with sugar and stir in lemon rind and juice; then stir in the butter. 3. Roll out the pastry and trim the edges; pour the lemon mixture and bake for 30min. 4. Remove from tin and cool it on a wire rack. 5. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve. Zizzi have just launched a new spring menu; try their torta al limone recipe at

  • Tiramisu

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 egg whites 4 egg yolks 150g icing sugar 400g mascarpone 200g of Savoiardi biscuits (sponge fingers) 150ml strong coffee Cocoa powder for dusting Method 1. Whisk the egg whites until stiff. 2. Beat the egg yolk with sugar in a separate bowl until fluffy. 3. Gently fold the mascarpone then the egg whites. 4. Make a layer sponge fingers in the serving dish and brush them with coffee then cover with a layer of the mascarpone mix. 5. Continue making layers until all ingredients are used, ending with a layer of mascarpone and finish with a dust of

  • Ralph Lauren unveils Spring collection inspired by classical dance

    Ralph Lauren transformed the second floor of his women's store in the beautiful Madison Avenue Mansion into an intimate salon last weekend when he staged his catwalk show. With white roses and pink peonies oozing a distinct feel of spring, the design maestro unveiled his Resort collection – offerings inspired by classical dance. Speaking backstage, Ralph revealed he wanted to make a "very simple, chic statement. The delicacy is very important. Everything is light, so she could be wearing it in the fall, she could be wearing it in the spring." This was reflected in the colour palette of

  • The Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital on his birthday

    The Queen visited her husband Prince Philip on Monday evening, personally delivering a birthday card as he turned 92. Smiling cheerfully as she entered the London Clinic, Her Majesty wore an off-white suit with pearl necklace and earrings, along with a brooch. In her hand she carried an envelope addressed to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip was "comfortable and in good spirits" as he received a visit from his wife at 7pm.   "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh is progressing according to plans at this early stage," a statement from Buckingham Palace read on Monday.  "He will remain in hospital for

  • Gift guide: Under £10 gifts for Father's Day

    If you're looking to stretch your pennies, or need a little extra gift to a main present this Father's Day, look no further. HELLO! Online have selected the best gifts you'll find under £10. We particularly love the Hammered Finish Cocktail Shaker, perfect for the dad who likes to play host, and especially essential for those summer parties. For a more timeless gift you can get Small and Gifted's sentimental plaque that can be personalised with children's names in stars, a perfect gift for a new dad.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GIFT