• Follow in the footsteps of royalty at the UK's best castle hotels

    Fancy following in the footsteps of royalty? Check in to one of the UK's best castle hotels and you'll be in good company – previous royal guests at our handpicked selection of castle getaways include King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and King Edward VII. Castles haven't lost their appeal in the modern world with celebrities including Holly Willoughby realising her fairytale fantasy wedding at one of HELLO! Online's chosen castles.     CLICK ON PHOTO FOR CASTLE GALLERY As well as providing the perfect backdrops for romantic weekends a deux, castles are also popular with families looking for fun-filled breaks. Set in extensive grounds, all

  • Angelina Jolie would never have kept double mastectomy a secret, says surgeon

    Angelina Jolie inspired countless women when she revealed details of her preventive double mastectomy in May – and her surgeon has now revealed that the actress had always intended to share the news. Dr Kristi Funk treated the Oscar-winning actress and mother-of-six, who opted to have surgery after discovering that she carried a faulty gene which put her at high risk of developing cancer. Dr Funk said Angelina "waited to find the perfect timing in her personal and professional life, but I think most importantly in her soul," to speak about her decision.   "She is intensely private, but she calculated the moment

  • Carole Middleton travelled to Anglesey to help out with Prince George

    Carole Middleton was on hand to help new mum Kate Middleton with her baby boy Prince George in Anglesey this week. The first-time grandmother travelled up to north Wales with the new family as Prince William returned to work as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot last week. Kate's parents Michael and Carole were the first people to visit Prince George when was born on 22 July – and grandmother Carole has been close by ever since.   Carole and her eldest daughter Kate enjoy a famously close relationship so the 31-year-old no doubt appreciated her help and support in her first few weeks

  • Kim Kardashian receives apology from 'fake media friend'

    Kim Kardashian criticised "fake media friends" on her Twitter account on Friday. The new mum uploaded a photo of a baby gift and note sent to her by journalist Katie Couric. She accompanied the picture with two hashtags to vent her frustration. "#IHateFakeMediaFriends #MayIHumblySuggestYouNotSendGiftsThenTalkSh*t," the 32-year-old wrote.   Kim was angered by an interview that was published last week in which Katie said she could not understand why Kim and the Kardashians are famous. "I don't understand – why are they so famous? I think it's mostly teenage girls that are interested," Katie told In Touch. The former Today Show anchor has since apologised to the

  • Shakira only has eyes for son Milan on holiday in France

    New mum Shakira only had eyes for her baby son Milan while on holiday in the French countryside. The Hips Don't Lie singer shared a photo of her and her eight-month-old boy, whose father is footballer Gerard Piqué, enjoying precious mother-son time. Having flown from LA the day before, songstress Shakira and her bundle of joy looked refreshed and carefree under the summer sunshine as they posed for the photo.   Shakira accompanied the snap with the caption, "In the tranquil French countryside!" The Columbian-born singer was no doubt glad of a break from her hectic schedule. The mum-of-one often flies between Barcelona, where her

  • Police investigate new information related to the death of Princess Diana

    The Metropolitan Police are examining new information relating to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. The new information that has recently been received in relation to Diana and Dodi Al Fayed is being assessed for its "relevance and credibility", Scotland Yard confirmed on Saturday. The Metropolitan Police released the following statement regarding the new information relating to the tragic deaths of the pair in Paris on 31 August 1997.   "The deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed were thoroughly investigated, and examined by an Inquest led by Lord Justice Scott Baker at the Royal Court of Justice in