• Carole Middleton's journey from builder's daughter to royal baby's grandmother

    When the royal baby won't settle for the night, is teething or, later, wants to stay out past his or her curfew, Carole Middleton may well be the first port of call for Kate Middleton and Prince William. As such, the Duchess of Cambridge's mother will play a vital role in shaping the monarchy in the 21st century. After all, what could be more important than influencing the upbringing of the child who will eventually become as famous as the Queen? It's a remarkable turn of events in a life that began in humble circumstances in a council flat in London.   CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • 15 paradise islands to take your breath away

    Think of an island and paradise comes straight to mind. Images of pristine gold sand beaches, crystalline blue sea, complete seclusion and relaxation are evoked – and for good reason. From romantic overwater bungalows on Bora Bora, Polynesia, the world's best diving in Belize, ancient coral rock formations on Chale Island in Kenya and the magic of the Channel Islands in the US – get your next paradise island destination here.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR 15 MOST BEAUTIFUL

  • Grieving Coleen Nolan takes to Twitter to thank her fans for their support

    Coleen Nolan has thanked all of those who have sent messages about her late sister, Bernie Nolan, who died on 4 July after a three year battle with cancer. "Thank you to everyone for all your kind messages about Bernie!" Tweeted Coleen to her followers. "And to everyone that showed up yesterday! A very sad but beautiful farewell x" Bernie's funeral took place on Wednesday. Given her long fight with cancer, the singer and actress had been able to plan the service she wanted during the months running up to her death.   The Nolan sisters were out in force to pay their final respects to

  • Summer salads with a citrus twist

    The heatwave is in full swing, the sun is shining and it's time to pack your suitcase and jet off to a beautiful beach where you can lie back in your bikini and dip your toes into the sparkling sea. Eating light is the key to looking and feeling great during the summer months, and to help you on the way HELLO! Online have leafed through lots of salads for our top ten recipes – all with a splash of citrus. Succulent salads – such as crab, mango and avocado, Thai beef, Asian prawn, asparagus and poached egg – are fresh and bursting with

  • Tina Turner marries her boyfriend of 27 years on the shores of Lake Zurich

    Tina Turner has tied the knot with her long-term partner Erwin Bach, it has been revealed. The 73-year-old singer and German record company executive Erwin, 57, exchanged vows on the shores of Lake Zurich in Switzerland. The happy couple will celebrate their marriage with a Buddhist ceremony this weekend in Zurich, where Tina has lived for the past 15 years.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Around 120 guests, including Oprah Winfrey and David Bowie, will attend a party at Tina and Erwin's Kusnacht home, the Mail reports. According to Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag, Tina will wear a gown created by the Italian

  • Cory Monteith cremated in Canada as father says he is 'totally, totally devastated' not to have been invited

    Cory Monteith was privately cremated in Canada on Tuesday. His girlfriend Lea Michele and most of the late Glee star's family attended the private service. Cory, 31, was tragically found dead in a Vancouver hotel room over the weekend, following a heroin and alcohol overdose.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE His father Joe, who is divorced from Cory's mum Ann, was not invited to the viewing, and told People he is "just totally, totally devastated." "I was all ready to go, my suitcase was packed, I just needed to know where he was and nobody got back to me until after the fact,"

  • Selena Gomez sparkles to celebrate sport at LA awards

    Selena Gomez sparkled at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening. The pop star, 20, turned heads in a red lace and beaded number that showed off her toned, tanned legs. Bright red lips and her magnificent brunette curls finished off the fiery look, along with pointy black stilettos.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Come & Get It singer was one of the presenters of the show that recognises achievements in the sports field and gave the award for best breakthrough athlete to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick . Ben Affleck was another star to hit the stage, looking handsome

  • Justin Bieber shows off his latest tattoo on Instagram

    Justin Bieber has added yet another tattoo to his growing collection of body art. Justin, 19, revealed that he now has his 17th tattoo, in the form of a striking eye design inked on the inside of his left elbow. "@bangbangnyc did this art," wrote Justin on his Instagram account. "Mom's always watching ;)" Justin's army of fans swiftly showed their appreciation for the singer's new tattoo with more than 800,000 people 'liking' the photo on Instagram.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Justin's eye tattoo sits below one depicting the open mouth of a roaring tiger and above the image of a knight and a

  • Nelson Mandela spends birthday and wedding anniversary with Graça Machel, the wife who will never give up on him

    As Nelson Mandela celebrates his 95th birthday in hospital on 18 July many will put his against-the-odds survival down to his indomitable will. The great man himself might be inclined to cite the support of Graça Machel, a politician and humanitarian from Mozambique, whom he married on his 80th. Together, they have travelled the world, drumming up support for his philanthropic causes. Always beaming, the duo were an A-team that radiated charisma, charming the great and the good. Now the leader is ailing, his wife who is 27 years his junior, has rarely left his bedside.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Nelson Mandela and Graça Machel

  • Celebrities pay tribute to 'very special girl' Talia after losing battle to cancer

    Celebrities have paid tribute to Talia Joy Castellano, the 13-year-old YouTube star, who passed away on Tuesday after six years battling cancer. Stars took to Twitter to honour the inspirational teen, who created her own YouTube channel which included make-up tutorials and personal video blogs about her cancer treatments, and which accumulated more than 750,000 subscribers.     CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY   Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, 55, led the tributes following the teen's death. "This year I met a very special girl, and today we lost her. Sending my heart to Talia's family. I'm so sad," she tweeted early on Tuesday morning. Later in the day,

  • Lucy Mecklenburgh brightens up star-studded ITV summer party in neon green dress

    Lucy Mecklenburgh lead the way as the glamorous ladies of ITV headed out for the annual summer party. Bold and bright was the look du jour, with stars including TOWIE beauty Lucy and Holly Willoughby opting for neon maxi dresses. Lucy, 21, who was recently voted best bikini body, made sure she stood out from the crowd in a long green gown that complemented her golden tan. Mum-of-two Holly, meanwhile, chose a strapless pink dress that featured delicate black and white detailing.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY TOWIE was well represented at the bash with Sam Faiers, Jessica Wright, Chloe Sims,

  • Lowri Turner's radish, avocado and pumpkin seed salad

    Lowri says: "This is a quick and easy, but incredibly nutritious midweek supper. Avocado and pumpkin seeds are both packed full of healthy omega 3 fats which are great for your heart, skin and brain. The crisp, pepperiness of the radishes are a great contrast to silky texture of the avocado." Serves: 1 Prep time: 10 mins Cooking time: 5 mins Ingredients For the dressing: 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp lemon juice Salt and pepper For the salad: 8 mixed radishes, cut into quarters 1 Little Gem lettuce, broken into leaves 1 tbsp frozen peas, defrosted ½ avocado, peeled and sliced Squeeze of lemon juice 1 tbsp

  • Madonna's ex-boyfriend Carlos Leon gets married to designer fiancé

    Madonna's former love Carlos Leon, father of her daughter Lourdes, has married Zac Posen designer Betina Holte in a private ceremony in Denmark. Lourdes took pride at her father's wedding to his new bride and the 16-year-old, who has launched a junior fashion line Material Girl with Madonna, looked stylish in a navy blue flower-printed dress with a matching grey scarf. She completed her outfit with summery white wedge heels and accessorised with gold jewellery and a thick silver anklet. Lourdes seemed to be having a whale of a time as she giggled outside the church with her friend and took

  • 'Calm' Prince William and Kate Middleton resting at Middleton family home as they await baby

    Kate Middleton and Prince William are resting at the Middleton family home as they await the arrival of their first baby. With the world's press maintaining a 24-hour vigil outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital in Paddington, the parents-to-be are some 50 miles away in the Berkshire village of Bucklebury. William is currently on a period of rest days from his RAF duties, and has joined his pregnant wife at her family's £4.85million Georgian home.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE It is thought that the Duchess is now past her due date — it was originally reported that the royal

  • Cory Monteith and Lea Michele 'discussing marriage' at the time of his tragic death

    Lea Michele and Cory Monteith may have been more committed to each other than people realised.  A source told People that at the time of Cory's death last weekend, the couple were closer than ever to tying the knot.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE While Lea, 26, and Cory, 31, don't appear to have been officially engaged, they were reportedly discussing marriage and had plans to walk down the aisle. He had also decided to officially move into her LA home when he returned from Canada. It makes Cory's untimely death all the more tragic. Lea is said to be "devastated" by his passing. On

  • Steven Gerrard's daughter lands role in Coronation Street

    Steven Gerrard's daughter, Lilly-Ella, is set to appear in Coronation Street. The nine-year old budding actress made her debut on the famous cobbled streets of Weatherfield at Granada Studios in Castleford on Tuesday. "Good look (sic) to my little girl Lilly at coronation street today hope it goes well!!" proud mum, Alex Curran, wrote on Twitter.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Lilly, the eldest daughter of football sensation Steve and wife Alex, has always been a huge fan of Corrie and decided she wanted to be an actress after visiting the set with her family in February. Lilly, her sister Lexie and Steve were photographed enjoying

  • Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Haakon to host lavish 40th birthday party

    Princess Mette-Marit and her husband Prince Haakon of Norway are preparing to celebrate their 40th birthdays in style. The royal couple, who will both turn 40 this summer, have decided to mark the special occasion with a lavish party. The couple have already acknowledged their landmark birthdays and released a series of special photgraphs a month before Prince Haakon turns 40 on 20 July and two months before Mette-Marit's birthday on 19 August, but now the couple plan to celebrate with their friends and family. From 20 July roughly 220 guests from around the world will arrive at the couple's offiical residence, Skaugum Palace,

  • Supporters celebrate Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday as he remains in hospital

    Nelson Mandela is spending his 95th birthday in hospital as he recovers from a recurring lung infection. The former president of South Africa is said to remain in a critical condition but has made "remarkable progress" since his admittance to the Pretoria hospital on 8 June. "I visited him yesterday and he was watching television with headphones," said his daughter Zindzi Mandela in an interview with Sky TV. "He gave us a huge smile and raised his hand... he responds with his eyes and his hands."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Zindzi said she imagined her father would be well enough to go

  • Blake Lively: the perfect wedding guest

    As the ultimate fashion icon, Blake Lively is known for stepping out in sensational outfits. When the former Gossip Girl star married her beau Ryan Reynolds, she walked down the aisle in a custom-made Marchesa gown and lived up to the dream that every bride should look her best on her wedding day. Click on the image below to get Blake's look.   CLICK ON GALLERY FOR BLAKE'S STYLE HELLO! Online has chosen Blake as the perfect wedding guest as she knows how to dress for any A-list event, and doesn't stop dazzling with every outfit. We've taken a look at her most glamorous dresses

  • Jennifer Aniston's latest hairdo for new film

    Jennifer Aniston has covered up her sleek blonde locks with a brown wig on the set of her new film Squirrels to the Nuts, which co-stars Owen Wilson and Cybill Shepherd. Jennifer, 44, looked almost unrecognisable with her new hair, which features a thick fringe and falls just above the shoulders. She has donned the wig for her role as a prostitute-turned actress in the film. The look is vastly different from her usual style of blonde locks with a centre parting, and Jennifer's most well-known haircut the "Rachel", which she sported in the mid-1990s for the hit TV series Friends.   CLICK

  • Emmy Awards 2013: List of nominees

    The nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced. The good and the great of the industry have been recognised on the star-studded list of nominees including Damian Lewis, Kevin Spacey, Al Pacino and Dame Helen Mirren. Michael Douglas and Matt Damon will go head to head for the Outstanding Lead Actor gongs for their performances in Behind the Candelabra, which was released in the US as a TV film.   Some of this year's favourite series are in with a chance of scooping an award are Downton Abbey, Girls, Modern Family, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Breaking Bad and Mad Men. The

  • 'It's the new black!': Rihanna goes grey

    Rihanna has unveiled a new look – grey hair. The megastar posted a series of Instagram snaps that showed off her new 'do. "New colour ice grey ish, call it #Brrr," she captioned one of the three self-taken images.       The other captions read, "Grey is the new black! Blondies, it's quiet for y'all!" and "Everything feels like touchdown on a rainy day #brrr." The 25-year-old had taken a break from her world tour to have new extensions fitted and then dyed grey.     By experimenting with the colour, Rihanna follows in the footsteps of Lady Gaga, Kelly Osbourne and Nicole Richie. The news of Rihanna's

  • Exclusive interview: actress Karen David chats to HELLO! Online about her wedding

    Actress Karen David may have tied the knot as her character Francesca Montoya in the BAFTA-nominated series Waterloo Road, but off screen, the brunette beauty has a romantic story of her own. Karen met her husband, Swedish songwriter and music producer Carl Ryden, when the duo collaborated on a music project in London. "He literally had me at hello," said Karen, recalling the moment. Four years later Karen and Carl wed in a beautiful cliff top ceremony in California. Chatting exclusively to HELLO! Online, Karen gives a special mention to her relative who conducted the ceremony, the couple's untraditional way of

  • Henry the HELLO! teddy bear pays a visit to Kate Middleton's hospital

    Henry the HELLO! teddy bear has joined the other die-hard Kate Middleton fans and paid a visit to St Mary's Hospital in London, where the pregnant Duchess is due to give birth to the royal baby any day now. Proudly sporting his white HELLO! branded t-shirt, Henry dressed casually for the occasion so as to not steal the young royal's spotlight, should she be rushed to the hospital. The three-foot bear from Harrods, however, couldn't help appearing on several of the television crews' live streams, much to the delight of the crowds. Henry grabbed the opportunity to have a photo with

  • Royal baby fever: Events, exhibitions and celebrations to mark the arrival of William and Kate's child

    Excitement surrounding the royal baby's imminent arrival is at an all-time high. The press pens on South Wharf Street outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington are filling fast with reporters and photographers from around the world vying for the first glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton's first born child. Although there's no news yet as to when the Duchess of Cambridge's baby might arrive, celebration preparations are in full swing elsewhere as the nation gets ready to welcome the little Prince or Princess.   HELLO! Online looks at what's going around the country to celebrate the birth of the

  • Kardashian sisters Kourtney, Kim and Khloé announce new UK 'kollection'

    Kardashian sisters Kourtney, Kim and Khloé have announced that they are teaming up with fashion brand Lipsy to bring a new fashion collection to the UK. "We're so excited to announce the launch of Kardashian Kollection for Lipsy in the UK, Ireland, Russia and the Middle East this October," said Khloé in a statement. "We're collaborating with Lipsy to bring a fresh new range of pieces and I can't wait for the new line to hit stores."   The glossy trio have already enjoyed success with a clothing line in the UK – last year, they unveiled a collection for British retailer Dorothy Perkins. The