• Dr Dukan: low-fat recipes of British BBQ favourites

    The Dr Dukan diet has been credited with helping the Duchess of Cambridge fit into her wedding dress in 2011. Kate Middleton's mum Carole and her sister Pippa are also said to have tried and tested the diet, as well as Jennifer Lopez, Penelope Cruz, Gisele Bundchen and Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkins. The diet works on the premise of controlling the number of fat cells (adipocytes) in the body, and is based on eating different foods in 'phases' – always low in fat.   With the sun set to shine this Bank Holiday weekend, try these tasty recipes – spicy chicken kebabs, Asian-style beef skewers, a succulent

  • Official royal portraits through the generations

    The world was treated to the first official photographs of Prince George on Monday. The snaps of the newest addition to the British royal family were surprisingly informal and relaxed. Taken at the Middleton home, the cameraman was none other than Kate's dad Michael Middleton. William and Kate are seen smiling and relaxed under the shade of a tree in the 18-acre grounds of the Bucklebury Manor with their son in Kate's arms. In another shot, the Cambridges are sitting on the grass with their baby son George, their cocker spaniel Lupo, and even the Middletons' pet dog Tilly made it into the first snaps of the new

  • Exclusive: Former Westlife singer Shane Filan to release new single

    SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH LIVE PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF EVERYTHING TO ME Former Westlife member Shane Filan is making a comeback as a solo artist 15 years after the boyband formed. He is set to release his debut solo single Everything To Me on 25 August. "Working on solo material is something I had always dreamed of doing, and I'm incredibly happy with the results," the 34-year-old said.   "Everything To Me is a very personal song to me lyrically, it is such an upbeat and optimistic record, perfect for the summer." Westlife bid a fond farewell to their fans in June 2012 with a goodbye

  • 'We're going to elope': Kelly Clarkson scraps plans for a big wedding

    They had planned to marry in a "earthy" outdoor wedding at her Nashville estate this autumn, but Kelly Clarkson and her fiancé Brandon Blackstock have had a change of heart. The couple have decided to elope and tie the knot with just a minister and Brandon's two children present. The singer announced the news to People on Wednesday, explaining that the wedding planning process combined with the concern that details of their big day were being released, made them reconsider their plans.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and

  • Nigella Lawson returns to Twitter for the first time since split

    Life, it seems, is returning to normal for Nigella Lawson. Following her very public spilt from husband Charles Saatchi this summer, the TV chef has been maintaining a low-profile — and that includes staying away from her Twitter account. But this week, in a sign that things are getting back on track, Nigella made a welcome return to the social networking site to the delight of her 433,000 followers.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "Yum: settling down to The Great British Bake Off with a slice of this blackberry Victoria sponge," the 53-year-old wrote, alongside a enticing picture of the cake itself. Her

  • Simon Cowell reunites with pregnant lover Lauren Silverman

    Simon Cowell is set to reunite with his "very special girl" Lauren Silverman for the first time since news of her pregnancy broke. On Wednesday, Lauren was pictured arriving at Nice airport, her burgeoning tummy on display in a tight black tank top teamed with fitted white jeans. It is thought that the New York socialite is around 12 weeks pregnant with Simon's first child.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY According to reports, X Factor mogul Simon is set to return to the south of France on Wednesday evening to spend time with mum-of-one Lauren. Rather than return to his luxury slipstream

  • Pregnant Jennifer Love Hewitt shows off burgeoning baby bump

    Jennifer Love Hewitt channelled mum-to-be chic in a figure-hugging black dress in the Big Apple on Wednesday. The Client List star is clearly proud of her burgeoning bump, showing it off in a slinky dress that matched her sassy new fringe and jet black locks, which were significantly shorter than usual. Her sophisticated look was completed with a pair of glamorous yet comfortable-looking leather platform wedge heels, giving a boost to her 5ft 3in frame.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The 34-year-old, who is expecting her first child with co-star actor Brian Hallisay, embraced motherhood by attending the Pampers Celebrates Love, Sleep and

  • New mum Jennifer Ellison in 'terrifying' boat rescue

    Jennifer Ellison and her husband were caught up in a "terrifying" real-life emergency on Wednesday when their boat's engine failed while they were sea fishing. The former Brookside actress, who welcomed her second son Harry last month, and Robbie Tickle had to be towed ashore by the RNLI after getting into trouble just off the coast of Anglesey.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Jennifer revealed the drama on Twitter, writing, "Just been sea fishing with my hubby!! Needed to be rescued!!! Terrifying! Thanks so much RNLI." She also shared some photos of the incident. The star said she feared for her life

  • Lady Gaga flaunts natural look and blonde hair extensions

    Lady Gaga is famed for her outrageous clothing and styling, but the Applause singer opted for a more natural look when she stepped out in New York to promote her latest tune. The pop sensation was spotted leaving a recording studio and donned a chic summery ensemble — a far cry from some of the more bizarre outfits she's worn in the past. Lady Gaga looked fresh-faced wearing minimal make-up, and showed off an impressive head of curls with her new strawberry blonde hair extensions.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The 27-year-old wore a white circle-patterned crop top with matching high-waisted billowing flares

  • Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem enjoy date night one month after birth of baby girl

    Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem enjoyed an evening out on Tuesday, just one month after the birth of their baby girl. The two Oscar winners headed out for a romantic dinner at swish restaurant Palacio de Cibeles in the heart of Spain's capital, Madrid. There, they took some time away from their new baby daughter, who was born in Ruber Internacional hospital in Madrid on 22 July, the same day that Kate Middleton welcomed her little boy in St Mary's Hospital in London.   During their evening out, the two Spanish stars looked casual and relaxed as they posed with the restaurant's chef

  • Coronation Street actress Michelle Collins quits the soap

    Michelle Collins is set to leave Coronation Street when her current contract ends in April 2014. The actress, who plays Rovers Return landlady Stella Price, has decided not to stay on after more than two years on the hit soap. Coronation Street producer Stuart Blackburn said, "When an actor decides to leave a programme like Corrie, it means the writing team can creatively scale new heights. "We promise the tour de force that is Stella Price will leave with a bang. We wish Michelle every happiness as she moves on to pastures new."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The news comes amid speculation

  • Pregnant Margherita Missoni reveals her beautiful baby nursery

    Margherita Missoni, who is expected to give birth this week, has given fans a glimpse into her baby's nursery and her house in Italy, in a series of photos she posted on Twitter. The heavily pregnant heiress to fashion house Missoni has been updating her tweets using the hashtag "#waitingforotto," alongside the gorgeous photos of her beautifully-decorated home. Margherita and her racing driver husband Eugenio Amos seem to have already chosen their baby's name — Otto Amos, with Otto referring to Margherita's late grandfather, Ottavio Missoni, who founded the clothing brand.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF BABY NURSERY "Grazie @cocobrandolini! Otto Amos

  • Sneak peek of Kanye West's interview with Kris Jenner

    Fans of Kanye West and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian have been given a sneak peek into what they can expect when they tune into Kris Jenner's talk show this Friday. Scroll down to watch the promo clip. A teaser video was released on Kris' YouTube channel that shows Kanye entering the studio to loud cheers and applause. The Yeezus rapper will talk about his new role as a father and share the much-awaited first photo of his two-month-old daughter North West. In the video, Kanye is greeted by his girlfriend's mother and talk show host, Kris, with a hug and a kiss

  • Inside Alessandra Ambrosio's girly Grecian getaway

    Alessandra Ambrosio has been soaking up the sun on the Greek island of Mykonos with a bunch of girlfriends and her fiancé Jamie Mazur. The Victoria's Secret model Alessandra showed off her incredible beach body in a zebra-striped halter bikini. She accessorised her holiday look with fun heart-shaped sunglasses, hoop earrings and a Fedora hat.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Brazilian beauty is clearly enjoying a holiday without her two children, free from having to worry about her 15-month-old son Noah and daughter Anja, who turns five next week. Alessandra has been capturing shots of the breathtaking sea views and beautiful landscapes, getting out

  • Wentworth Miller comes out following Russian homophobic laws

    Hollywood actor Wentworth Miller has announced he is gay and declined an invitation to attend a film festival in Russia, because of the country's homophobic laws. The Prison Break star explained that "as a gay man" he did not feel comfortable attending the St Petersburg International Film Festival. Wentworth, 41, was asked to attend as a guest of honour but wrote to the festival director Maria Averbakh turning the offer down. "As a gay man, I must decline," said Wentworth in his reply. "I am deeply troubled by the current attitude toward and treatment of gay men and women by the

  • Perrie Edwards flaunts diamond engagement ring on Twitter

    Newly-engaged Perrie Edwards is clearly over the moon with her recent engagement with One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik, and flashed the dazzling diamond in a series of photos. The Little Mix singer's best friend Katherine Spires immediately took to Twitter to congratulate the pop couple, and posted the snapshots on her page. "So it's official, Perrie & Zayn are engaged! Couldn't be happier! Love You Both! :') #CongratsPerrieAndZayn," tweeted Perrie's friend, alongside the photo.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The photo-booth style snap shows Perrie and Katherine pulling funny faces and silly poses, with the singer looking especially ecstatic and pointing to her

  • Princess Mary evacuated from Syrian refugee camp

    Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was evacuated from a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, after a demonstration among the migrants broke out during her visit. Mary, a patron of the United Nations Population Fund, was reportedly nearing the end of her visit to the Zaatari Refugee Camp, an hour from the Jordanian capital, when security was alerted that the Danish royal had to be evacuated for her own safety. A protest that was deemed aggressive had broken out among the migrants, who were reacting to Wednesday's nerve gas attacks in Syria.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF MARY'S VISIT During her emotional visit,

  • Bank holiday weekend: Last-minute ideas come rain or shine

    With more than 14 million drivers expected to take to the road throughout the weekend to enjoy the the bank holiday weekend, it's still not clear whether there will be sunshine or showers. While millions are still unsure about how do enjoy the long weekend, HELLO! Online have rustled up our top pick of last-minute ideas in the UK, whether the sun is shining or not…   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY   1. Get your dancing shoes on for Notting Hill Carnival  Held every year since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is Europe’s biggest street festival. Head to West London to see the streets come