• Discovering Toronto

    Hollywood hit Toronto last week with more than 100 A-list stars, including Meryl Streep, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman, as well as Britain's own Benedict Cumberbatch, Kate Winslet and Daniel Radcliffe, lining up to hit the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival. The ten-day festival has seen the city come alive with parties and premieres, but Canada's largest city has plenty to offer no matter when you visit.   Sitting on the banks of Lake Ontario, Toronto is an eclectic mix of cultures and lifestyles with immigrants from all over the world making their mark on the city. From the bright yellows and

  • 'I'm excited for you to hear it!': Gary Barlow announces release of his first solo album in 14 years

    Some very exciting news for Gary Barlow fans. In November, the Take That singer will release his first solo album in 14 years. The 42-year-old announced the long-awaited release on Twitter this week, telling fans, "After 14 long years, I'm proud to announce my new solo album on November 25th! I'm excited for u to hear it. More info to follow #gbsolo." The title of his third solo release — the follow-up to his 1999 album Twelve Months, Eleven Days — is yet to be confirmed.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Gary has, of course, enjoyed huge success with Take That, and as

  • Birds of a Feather, back together: Cast of hit 90s show reunite for comeback series

    After more than 15 years away from the small screen, the Birds of a Feather ladies are back. ITV has released a picture of stars Linda Robson, Pauline Quirke and Lesley Joseph back in character as they film a comeback series of the hit nineties sitcom. The comedy show, which originally ran on the BBC from 1989 until 1998, is set to return in the spring for a special eight-part series. It sees Pauline, 54, and Linda, 55, reprise their roles as sisters Sharon and Tracey, who share a home in the Essex town of Chigwell after their husband are sent

  • Prince William's plan comes together as football pitch is laid at Buckingham Palace

    The stage is almost set at Buckingham Palace for Prince William's celebratory football match. The pitch has been marked out which will serve as the battleground for two of England's oldest teams in celebration of the Football Association's 150th anniversary. Royal household gardeners and Wembley groundsman Tony Stone are working together on the pitch, which will be mowed with criss cross stripes, just like those at Wembley.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The Duke of Cambridge, in his capacity as president of the FA, helped organise the special event. He is said to have asked the Queen's permission to stage the exclusive

  • Miranda Kerr supports husband Orlando Bloom as he makes his Broadway debut

    Miranda Kerr stepped out on Thursday to support her husband Orlando Bloom on the opening night of his Broadway debut in Romeo and Juliet. Victoria's Secret model Miranda wowed on the red carpet in a striking white dress with sheer sleeves and cutaway detail as she turned out to see Orlando take on the famous Shakespearean role of Romeo. The 30-year-old accessorised her outfit with a pair of sparkling pointed heels, a silver clutch bag and pink lipstick.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY After his wife had taken her seat inside the Richard Rogers Theatre, Orlando made his way inside the New York venue with his co-star Condola Rashād, who plays

  • Marvin Humes shares a tender moment with Alaia-Mai after confirming new role on The Voice

    It's an exciting time for Marvin Humes as he cements his transition from musician to star of the small screen. Just this week, the JLS singer was announced as a co-host for hit BBC music show The Voice, following his successful debut as a TV presenter on This Morning with wife Rochelle. But there is one role Marvin values above all others — as a daddy to four-month-old Alaia-Mai. Their beautiful father-daughter bond was captured in a touching family photograph posted by Saturdays star Rochelle this week.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The snap shows Marvin, 28, tenderly cradling his baby girl,

  • Sophie Wessex brings joy to eye patients in India

    Sophie, Countess of Wessex brought joy to several eye patients as she continued her solo tour of India with the sight-saving charity ORBIS. On Thursday Sophie visited the charity's flying eye hospital, a DC-10 plane that brings surgery to those living in poverty-stricken areas, where she watched a man receive cataract surgery and tried her hand at the operation using a simulator. Sophie also met medical volunteers from around the world who are sharing their skills with local eye care workers in a bid to improve eye care in the local communities.    CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY On Thursday evening the Countess of Wessex donned a

  • 'She's on fire right now': Britney Spears defends new friend Miley Cyrus

    It seems Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus have struck up something of a friendship after the Oops, I did it again singer filmed scenes for Miley's upcoming documentary. Britney came to Miley's defence during an interview with Mario Lopez when the host asked if they had bonded over the intense media attention they had both received.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE "I remember that age when I was just transferring into my career and, like, doing more controversial things and the energy that you feel and all this chaos that goes on," she told him. "She is on fire right now, she's just a

  • Georgia May Jagger takes Milan by storm in black wig

    Georgia May Jagger shunned her usual tumbling blonde locks for a striking raven wig as she took to the Fendi runway as part of Milan Fashion Week on Thursday. The model, who is the daughter or Sir Mick Jagger and supermodel Jerry Hall, was almost unrecognisable in the hairpiece and even bore a resemblance to her rock legend father.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Georgia, 21, was joined by best friend and housemate Cara Delevingne on the catwalk, whose trademark heavy brows were covered by the black wig. The pair posed with Fendi creative director Karl Lagerfeld backstage. The Fendi collection focused on

  • Natalie Portman and husband Benjamin Millepied make handsome couple at NYC Ballet Gala hosted by SJP

    Natalie Portman shone on the red carpet at the New York City Ballet Fall Gala alongside her dashing French husband Benjamin Millepied. The Oscar-winning actress looked as stunning as ever in a couture Christian Dior textured gown featuring blocks of vibrant colours turquoise, yellow and black. Natalie, 32, went for smoky eyes and nude lips to finish the winning look, as she stepped out to support her award-winning choreographer husband, whose work was to be seen later on stage.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Benjamin, who will take over as the new Director Of Dance at the Paris Opera Ballet next year, looked

  • Prince Harry attends his cousin's wedding in London

    Prince Harry attended the wedding of his cousin Alexander Fellowes, whose maternal aunt was Diana, Princess of Wales, on Friday. The young royal was spotted at the chapel of St Mary Undercroft at the Palace of Westminster where Alexander as tying the knot with Alexandra Finlay. Dressed in a smart navy blue suit with a red tie Harry boarded a wedding bus, a red London routemaster, on his way to the venue at the Houses of Parliament.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The groom's parents are Diana's sister Lady Jane Fellowes and Lord Robert Fellowes, who is related to Sarah, the Duchess of York and Downton Abbey creator

  • Pistachio shortbreads

    Click here for more baking recipes Melt-in-the-mouth with a delicious cane sugary crunch, these rich, buttery shortbreads make a delicious accompaniment to a reviving cup of tea or coffee, or as a pretty addition to a creamy dessert. Ingredients 50g (2oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Golden Caster Cane Sugar 10g (½oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Demerara Cane Sugar 110g (4oz) unsalted butter, softened 175g (6oz) plain flour + extra for rolling 50g (2oz) semolina or ground rice A pinch of salt 1 tbsp milk 10g (½oz) shelled unsalted pistachio nuts You will also need 2 baking trays lined with parchment paper. Method 1. Cream the butter and Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Golden

  • Millie Mackintosh shares stylish honeymoon photos on Instagram

    Millie Mackintosh has shared a series of photos from her romantic honeymoon on Instagram. The Made in Chelsea star and style blogger posted pictures of herself and her husband Professor Green enjoying their Italian getaway. Millie, who has changed her surname on Twitter to that of her rapper husband Stephen Manderson, showed off an array of swimwear and her enviable bikini body.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "Love a leopard one piece," wrote Millie next to a photo of herself wearing a halterneck leopard print swimsuit. "Cheers," said another which showed Millie relaxing on a sun lounger, holding a glass of wine aloft. The

  • Miley Cyrus 'can't believe' how quickly Liam Hemsworth has moved on

    Miley Cyrus is shocked at how quickly Liam Hemsworth has moved on. Miley's former fiancé was spotted in a passionate embrace with actress and singer Eiza Gonzalez the day after their breakup was announced. "She knows Liam has been seeing Eiza and it's been hard for her," a source close to the former Hannah Montana star told PEOPLE magazine. "She can't believe he moved on so fast and so publicly."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The handsome Hunger Games actor was spotted partying with the 23-year-old Mexican beauty at a VIP club in Las Vegas last weekend. "They never left each other's sides," a