• First steps of a little Prince: where William and Kate may take Prince George

    A new Prince has been born, and Prince William and Kate Middleton are sure to bring their little boy with them as they travel the world in the future King's first years. The first destination for Prince George Alexander Louis may well be Australia, as it looks likely that William and Kate will travel Down Under in Spring 2014 as they embark on an overseas tour. But as the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and third in line to the throne, other gems will soon follow. HELLO! Online take a look at top travel destinations for the Duke and Duchess – from the Swiss

  • The royal family: Their endearing nicknames for one another

    It was a touching moment as Prince William and Kate Middleton stepped out of the hospital to introduce their newborn son to the world. The occasion was made all the more tender when the new father endeared himself to the nation by calling his wife "poppet" as he ushered her back inside the Lindo Wing having spoken to the press.  The Duke of Cambridge, clearly overjoyed to be holding their little boy Prince George in his arms, tenderly put his hand on his wife's back and affectionately addressed her using the adorable moniker. Seeing the new trio get into the car together to

  • Katy Perry takes Twitter Queen title from Lady Gaga

    Katy Perry has overtaken Lady Gaga as the most followed female on Twitter. The pop princess currently has 39,883,873 loyal followers, while Lady Gaga has 39,305,376. Both ladies are still more than 2.4 million followers behind Twitter king Justin Bieber, who has an impressive figure of 42,330,850. Katy Perry is a huge fan of Twitter, recently using the social network to send her condolences to Cory Monteith's loved ones. "Rest in peace Cory. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. Our prayers are with you," she wrote. She also uses Twitter as a tool for voicing her opinions

  • David Wicks returning to EastEnders 20 years after his first appearance

    David Wicks, one of EastEnders most famous residents, is returning to Albert Square. Now 20 years since his first appearance on the soap, Michael French is reprising his role as the notorious womaniser later on this year. David briefly made an appearance in 2012 to be at the deathbed of his mum Pat, and is set to return soon to cause a stir among the residents of Walford.   "It's an absolute honour to have Michael back in the show," said Lorraine Newman, EastEnders' executive producer. "Michael created an iconic character in David and with such rich history with Ian, Bianca and

  • The other King Georges

    Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, will in due course become the United Kingdom's seventh King George. HELLO! Online takes a look at the royal predecessors who share his name:   George III King George I (1660 -1727) The first King George was born George Louis in Hanover, Germany, on 28 May 1660. After the death of his cousin Queen Anne of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714, he ascended to her throne, becoming this country's first monarch of the House of Hanover. He married his cousin Sophia, with whom he had two children, but divorced her for alleged infidelity and

  • Prince George's christening will be modelled on the baptism of his father Prince William

    Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge will probably be christened like his father in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace. The question of godparents has not yet been settled by Prince William and Kate Middleton, but the ceremony is likely to take place after the royals' summer break, making a date in September or October most probable. William's own baptism took place on 4 August 1982. Coming six weeks after his birth, it was an auspicious day because it was the 82nd birthday of his great-grandmother, the Queen Mother. Thousands of fans gathered outside the Palace and sang along as the

  • Kylie Minogue shows off her figure — and her famous derriere — in new holiday snap

    What is Kylie Minogue's secret? The age-defying singer showed off her figure in a holiday photograph this week, leaving fans wondering how she stays in such incredible shape. Now 13 years since her infamous Spinning Around video, Kylie's derriere was back on display in the holiday snap, which she posted on Instagram — and time has definitely been kind to the 45-year-old star. The picture shows Kylie standing in front of a picturesque ocean view wearing a cutaway leopard print swimsuit, with the caption, "Ready to go… into the blue."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Fans immediately started to comment on

  • Blake Lively denies pregnancy rumours

    Ever since Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ picturesque wedding in South Carolina last September, fans have been waiting for the couple to announce a pregnancy. Recently the rumour mill went into overdrive when the Gossip Girl actress, 25, wore a long cardigan as a cover-up to Ryan's premiere of Turbo on July 9, despite the hot weather, causing several media outlets to speculate that the actress was pregant.     CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Media reports have claimed that the couple were waiting until the beginning of the second trimester before revealing the news. Now, though, Blake’s publicist has confirmed that the rumours are false and that the couple are

  • King Philippe and Queen Mathilde take their children on idyllic French holiday

    The Belgian royals have posed for their first family photographs since King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were made the country's monarchs. Philippe and Mathilde, who were crowned on Sunday 21 July, were pictured with their four children on holiday on the French Island of Yeu. Dressed all in blue, King Philippe, Queen Mathilde and their children Elisabeth, Gabriel, Eléonore and Emmanuel, played and cycled around during their photoshoot against the backdrop of picturesque blue sea and sky.   From left to right: Prince Emmanuel, King Philippe, Princess Elisabeth, Queen Mathilde, Princess Eléonore and Prince Gabriel CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The youngsters and their parents excitedly rode around on their bicycles with young Princess Eléonore,

  • Summer style: Princess Letizia's warm weather wardrobe

    Dressing smart in soaring temperatures can be quite the challenge, but Princess Letizia of Spain has it down to a tee. The elegant royal has wowed with her effortless summer style, giving us all a masterclass in the art of warm weather dressing. On an official visit to the Marin Navy Academy in Pontevedra earlier this month, Letizia was the epitome of laidback chic in pink structured trousers and a loose white blouse.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Perhaps taking tips from her contemporary Kate Middleton, the Spanish princess is also a fan of recycling items from her wardrobe. The coral dress

  • Halle Berry shows off her baby bump — and her brand new wedding ring

    Three months after confirmation of her pregnancy, Halle Berry is blooming. The heavily pregnant actress was spotted in Los Angeles on Tuesday with her five-year-old daughter Nahla. In a loose fitting red top, cropped black trousers and matching sandals, the flawless star showed off her blossoming baby bump.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW FULL GALLERY     Halle, 46, is now six months pregnant with her second child with French husband, Olivier Martinez. The couple, who met on the set of 2012 film Dark Tide, wed in Burgundy, France just over two weeks ago in front of a small number of family and friends. It was not until

  • Former Sugababes on putting past differences aside

    The original Sugababes, who have reformed under the name Mutya Keisha Siobhan (MKS) have admitted that they get along much better second time round. When they formed the Sugababes in 1998, Keisha admits that it "wasn’t a very healthy environment". "We didn’t really get a chance to gel," she explained in an interview with V magazine. "I feel like we were thrown to the wolves in a sense," added Siobhan. "Major sort of divide and conquer tactics going on.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The Sugababes, whose hit singles included Freak Like Me and Round, Round, became known for their changes of line-up

  • Michelle Williams smoulders in edgy fashion shoot

    Hollywood actress Michelle Williams stars as the new face of Louis Vuitton's autumn winter 2013 campaign. The star, 32, looks stunning in the images, showing off a sultry dark pout and dark eyebrows, her signature blonde pixie cut effortlessly dishevelled. Adding to the glamorous look is her outfit – created by Marc Jacobs, who is the creative director of Louis Vuitton.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE She poses with two of the brand's new luxe handbags – the W and Capucines carryalls in tan and black. The shoot, photographed by Peter Lindbergh, marks Michelle's first major fashion campaign. Michelle has a good relationship with

  • Like mother, like son: Prince George's swaddle blanket sells out

    It was only a matter of time until the 'Kate-effect' hit the baby market, and true to form the Duchess and her three-day-old son are proving to be a tour de force. It has been revealed that baby Cambridge's very first appearance sparked a shopping stampede as parents everywhere rushed to get their hand on the royal baby blanket.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Wrapped up snuggly for his trip home with mum and dad, little Prince George was pictured in his carseat swaddled in a bird-print wrap by US-based company aden + anais, a brand which is available in John

  • What to expect at Prince George's christening

    Now that Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed their firstborn's name, George Alexander Louis, royal watchers are now eager to find out the details of the royal baby's christening. It is expected that the baby, who will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, will wear a replica of the intricate 1841 Honiton lace and satin christening gown that was first worn by Queen Victoria's children, and was last used by Lady Louise Windsor in 2004.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY After being used for 30 christenings in the British Royal family, it was decided the robe was

  • Georgia May Jagger's first class shoot for British Airways

    British model Georgia May Jagger walked a different kind of runway this week as she took part in a glamorous photoshoot to launch the new Britsh Airways A380 double decker aircraft. The model, 21, is seen boarding the plane in a stunning full-length pale pink Roberto Cavalli gown with embellished detailing as she posed for the promotional photos at Manston Airport in Kent.     CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Mick Jagger’s youngest daughter was joined by South Africa’s top rugby players Jean de Villiers and Bryan Habana alongside England’s Chris Robshaw. The men are pictured attempting to pull BA’s largest aircraft, weighing 366,000kg,

  • James Martin's meringue, lemon curd and passion fruit torte

    Preparation Time: 1 hour Cooking Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients For the meringue: 8 Freedom Food egg whites 375g Fairtrade white caster sugar For the lemon curd: Grated zest and juice of 4 unwaxed Fairtrade lemons 100g butter 4 Freedom Food whole eggs, lightly beaten To serve: 400ml Freedom Food double cream 8 passion fruit 2–3 tbsp Fairtrade icing sugar Method 1. Preheat the oven to 150°C / fan 130°C /Gas 2. Draw 3 x 25cm diameter circles on sheets of baking parchment and place them on baking sheets. 2. For the meringue, whisk the egg whites in a grease-free bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add 200g caster sugar and

  • Aldo Zilli's salmon stuffed with spinach, with dill sauce

    Aldo says: "This dish is incredibly popular with my customers. It's a very easy recipe that looks fantastic on the plate, so if you want to impress your friends, give this a try." Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 x 185g (approx) Freedom Food salmon fillets 200g fresh spinach, sautéed and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 500ml full fat Freedom Food milk 1 tsp Fairtrade soy sauce 25g fresh dill, chopped Lightly steamed mangetout, to serve Alternative fish: salmon trout, halibut, turbot Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C /fan 160°C/ Gas 4. 2. Using a sharp knife, cut a small pocket into the middle of

  • Ching He Huang's shredded duck and cucumber lettuce 'wraps'

    Ching says: "This recipe is super easy. Marinade the duck legs with Chinese seasonings and roast in a hot oven. Shred the meat and serve in gem lettuce leave 'wraps', garnished with cucumber slices and a small dollop of shop bought hoisin sauce." Preparation Time: 11 minutes plus 1 hour for marinading Cooking Time: 45 minutes Serves: 4 (makes about 12 ‘wraps’) Ingredients 2 Freedom Food duck legs (weighing around 450 g in total) with skin on For the marinade: 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp grated ginger 2 tbsp Shaosing rice wine or dry sherry tsp Chinese five spice powder 2 tbsp Fairtrade runny honey 2 tbsp hoisin

  • Dolce and Gabbana could go out of business if they are forced to pay tax evasion fine

    Fashion design duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have said that they would go out of business if they are forced to pay a €343million (£300m) fine for tax evasion. "If we deserved the sentence, there would be nothing to say," Stefano said on Wednesday. "But we do not deserve it, and so unfortunately we would have to close."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW FULL GALLERY "We will close. What do you want us to do?" Said Domenico. "We will close. We will not be able to deal with it. [It would be] Impossible." "We are not going to give in to being crucified

  • Jean-Christophe Novelli's summer style steaks

    Preparation Time: 40 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients For the salad: 2x 250g thin Freedom Food beef steaks Sea salt and freshly ground black Fairtrade pepper Dash of Fairtrade olive or rapeseed oil 2 cooked beetroot, peeled and sliced for dressing 6-8 radishes, with edible leaves on 4 sprigs thyme Dash of balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp horseradish, mixed into 1 tbsp. double cream 1 tbsp capers drained For the beetroot dressing: 2 raw beetroot 2 cardamom pods, crushed 150 g Fairtrade caster sugar 300 ml water To garnish: Sprigs of tarragon and baby watercress Method To make the beetroot dressing: Place all the dressing ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil over a high heat. Boil vigorously

  • Gary Rhodes's lamb cutlets with creamy mint peas

    Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 12 Freedom Food lamb cutlets 25-50g softened butter Salt and Fairtrade pepper 450g fresh or frozen peas (podded weight if fresh) 100ml Freedom Food double cream 2 tsp chopped mint Method 1. Preheat the grill. 2. Place the lamb cutlets on a grill tray with a rack, brush with half the butter and season with the salt and pepper. Cook under the grill for about 5 minutes on each side, brushing with the remaining butter once turned. 3. Meanwhile, plunge the peas into a pan of boiling salted water and cook until tender. Drain well. 4. Warm the cream in

  • Bonding with your baby: top tips for new parents like William and Kate

    Now safely ensconced at the her family home in Bucklebury, Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William will be adjusting to their new roles caring for their baby boy, Prince George. Like all new parents, they will be facing sleepless nights, learning feeding routines and sharing nappy changing shifts. Most importantly, they will be establishing a special and lifelong bond with their son. Those precious first few weeks with your newborn baby are an incredible time for any mum and dad. But for some, the pressures of bonding with their child brings added anxiety and stress. HELLO! Online talks to The

  • Simple summer dishes from Britain's celebrity chefs

    Five of Britain's top celebrity chefs have shared their favourite recipes using ethical meat, poultry, fish and eggs. The likes of Gary Rhodes, James Martin, Aldo Zilli, Ching He-Huang and Jean-Christophe Novelli have rustled up delights using Freedom Food-labelled products in a bid to encourage shoppers to be more conscious on the food run.  Take inspiration from our favourite TV cooks and make one small change to your weekly food shop for one of these light, simple and summery dishes... Jean-Christophe Novelli's summer style steaks   Jean says: "Food should be enjoyed. Buy the best quality you can afford and of course indulge yourself sometimes. I think it makes people

  • Benedict Cumberbatch oversees civil ceremony of two male friends

    Benedict Cumberbatch has overseen the civil ceremony of his two friends, Seth Cummings and Rob Rinder, in the sunny island of Ibiza. The Sherlock star officiated at the outdoor wedding, saying that carrying out his pivotal role in the ceremony, which was a first for Benedict, was "a very private, lovely thing to be asked to do." "Of course I'm going to make a joke after it if it goes well — 'I do weddings. Next will be children's parties and bat mitzvahs,'" he said, speaking to The Sun. "It's a mainly Jewish and gay audience so hopefully they will be lenient towards

  • Apprentice star Luisa Zissman could have her own baking show

    Apprentice runner-up, Luisa Zissman is making a success of her business idea despite missing out on Lord Sugar's prize investment. Luisa, who lost out to Leah Totton in the final of the show's ninth series, is reportedly going to have her own baking show. The Press Association have reported that plans are in the pipeline for Luisa to present a new celebrity baking show that would see the 25-year-old interviewing celebrites as they rustle up some baked treats together.   "Baking shows are big business," a source told The Sun. "At the moment most of them are fairly homely and safe. There aren't

  • Exclusive interview with Emily Garner, sixth eliminated model on BINTM

    Elle Macpherson, Dannii Minogue and Tyson Beckford have bid farewell to 18-year-old hopeful Emily Garner in Thursday's episode of Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model. In an exclusive interview with HELLO! Online, the former Army cadet who earned the nicknames "posh totty" and "combat Barbie" talks about her tough girl image, that nude photoshoot and meeting Idris Elba.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY You gave off a tough image at the start of series but found yourself in several emotionally difficult situations. How did you find the experience? "I think it was just very different to what I was used to. When I'm

  • Kate Middleton and Prince George-inspired royal baby memorabilia

    As Prince William and Kate Middleton announced the name of their firstborn, Prince George Alexander Louis, merchandisers up and down the country celebrated the birth of the royal baby with adorable mementos. Click on the photo for a gallery of Kate Middleton and Prince George-inspired products. Selecting souvenirs that honour both Kate and Prince George, HELLO! Online has hand-picked our favourite pieces of royal baby memorabilia that will have you reaching for your purse in no time. Whether you want to sparkle with sapphire stud earrings or enjoy a cuppa with an Emma Bridgewater mug, we've selected the must-have souvenirs that honour

  • Taxi driver reveals delight at picking up Carole and Michael Middleton after they met grandson Prince George

    The taxi driver who picked up Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton after they met Prince George for the first time has spoken of her delight at being a part of the historic day. Tracy Mitchell, who collected Kate Middleton's parents from the Lindo Wing on Tuesday afternoon, described them as "very down to earth people". As proud first-time grandmother Carole spoke to the press about their "absolutely beautiful" grandson, Tracy had no idea who was about to get in the back of her cab.   Tracy's bright blue cab can be seen in the background The 49-year-old, who has been a taxi driver since January, drove the

  • Holly Valance reportedly five months pregnant with her first child

    Holly Valance is reportedly five months pregnant with her first child. The 30-year-old actress, who is married to billionaire property tycoon Nick Candy, was pictured showing a baby bump on holiday on the Italian Riviera last month. Images from the holiday were published by Australian magazine Women's Day, which prompted the exciting news of Holly's pregnancy to emerge. Only a month after their lavish LA wedding Holly and Nick revealed that were already thinking about starting a family together.   "You have to ask God, but I say we will," the former Strictly Come Dancing contestant told the Telegraph. "It's generally what you

  • New uncle Prince Harry will make sure Prince George 'has fun'

    New uncle Prince Harry attended a private viewing of a collection of photographs showcasing the work of his charity Sentebale on Thursday evening. The 28-year-old, who met his newborn nephew Prince George on Wednesday afternoon, arrived grinning when he visited the Stories of Hope exhibition. As well as attending the event of the charity which is so close to his heart, Harry's beaming smile was no doubt in part due to him having seen Prince William and Kate Middleton's infant son at Kensington Palace the day before.  When asked about the latest addition to the House of Windsor, Harry said he would "make sure he has a