• Strictly Come Dancing launch: exclusive interviews with celebrity contestants

    The new series of Strictly Come Dancing started with a bang as the sequins, fake tans and dance moves returned to UK TV screens on Saturday night. Entertaining show host Bruce Forsyth, endearingly known as Brucie to Strictly fans, opened the launch show with his famous catch phrase, "It's nice to see you. To see you nice!" before warming up the crowds with expertly-choreographed steps and waving jazz hands. The pairings were revealed with a roster of celebrities, including WAG Abbey Clancy and presenter Susanna Reid and their professional dance partners, rocking the dance floor with an opening routine. Jessie J and Rod Stewart graced the stage with

  • Pregnant Kate Winslet shows off her blossoming baby bump in Toronto

    Kate Winslet showed off her growing baby bump on Saturday as she promoted her new film Labor Day at the Toronto International Film Festival. Kate, who is pregnant with her third child, chose an elegant navy blue gown, detailed with black jewels, which accentuated her bump. The British actress swept her hair up into a chic bun and kept her accessories to a minimum, wearing only a simple silver bangle and glittering earrings. "I feel completely great," said Kate to People magazine at the premiere. "It's such a pleasure to be able to be here and talk about a film that I'm proud to be a part

  • Prince Andrew accepts apology from police who mistook him for intruder

    Prince Andrew, the Queen's second son, has accepted an apology from Scotland Yard, after armed officers at Buckingham Palace mistook him for an intruder. The Duke of York responded to the statement given by the police, in which they apologised for the inconvenience caused. "The police have a difficult job to do, balancing security for the royal family and deterring intruders, and sometimes they get it wrong," said the prince. "I am grateful for their apology and look forward to a safe walk in the garden in the future." Prince Andrew was enjoying a stroll in the palace grounds when he was stopped and asked to verify his identity,

  • The Queen in excellent spirits with Prince Philip back by her side

    The Queen was in excellent spirits on Saturday with The Duke of Edinburgh back by her side at the Braemar Gathering in Scotland. The 87-year-old monarch was seen cheerfully smiling and laughing as she sat between her son Prince Charles, 64, and her husband Prince Philip, 92, who has been recovering from abdominal surgery. The Queen is patron of the Braemar Gathering and is often pictured at her most animated when she attends the annual event. Her appearance this year was no doubt made all the more enjoyable with her husband well again after his recent health scare.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Dressed in a light

  • Coronation Street's Alan Halsall and wife Lucy-Jo Hudson name newborn girl

    Coronation Street star Alan Halsall and his actress wife Lucy-Jo Hudson have welcomed a baby girl, Sienna-Rae. "Our baby girl arrived fashionably late on the 7th September. We are proud parents to Sienna-Rae Halsall she is a dream xxx," tweeted the new mother. The first-time father echoed the happy news on the day, writing, "Lucy-Jo & I are delighted to announce the arrival of our little girl born this morning. Mother & baby are home with a very proud Father." "Welcome #babyhalsall," he added.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The 30-year-old mother, who gave birth on Saturday, was overdue by a week, and the

  • Hilaria Baldwin posts tender photos of beautiful two-week old daughter

    First-time mother Hilaria Baldwin, who is married to Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin, has proudly taken to Twitter to reveal some of the most adorable photos of the couple's newborn daughter, Carmen Gabriela. The yoga instructor recently uploaded a tender snapshot of her and little Carmen lying side by side. The mother and her two-week-old daughter look the picture of happiness as Hilaria affectionately watches over her sleeping baby and cradles Carmen close to her chest. "Our beautiful little Carmen. Photo by the talented @CKnightPhoto," tweeted Hilaria alongside the photo.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF BABY PHOTOS The new mother uploaded another close-up

  • Princess Madeleine looking radiant days after announcing that she is pregnant

    Princess Madeleine of Sweden showed that pregnancy is already working its charm when she appeared in public in Sweden for the first time since the exciting news of her pregnancy was announced. The newlywed, who announced that she is pregnant on Tuesday morning, beamed at the camera while she promoted the World Childhood Foundation's new campaign, 'Thank you' At the launch of the new campaign mum-to-be Madeleine paid tribute to her own mother Queen Silvia of Sweden, who founded the charity, and her sister Princess Victoria.   "I want to thank you both," said Madeleine. "Victoria, you have helped me during all these years. When

  • Adorable Harper Beckham sits front row at mother Victoria Beckham's fashion show

    The adorable Harper Beckham sat in the front row at her mother Victoria Beckham's fashion show, as the high-end designer unveiled her Spring/Summer 2014 collections in the first of two shows during New York Fashion Week. The delightful two-year-old, who obediently sat on her father David Beckham's lap, was the centre of attention before the fashion show started. Harper looked sweet in a summery dress and sported a top bun, winning a smile from American Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who was seated next to the football legend. "All eyes on Baby Harper at #SS14 Victoria Beckham #NYFW x vb," tweeted the proud mother-of-four.   CLICK