• James Redmond talks about returning to Hollyoaks Later

    James Redmond rose to fame as Hollyoaks' cheeky chappy Rory 'Finn' Finnigan, winning the hearts of fans around across the country only to break them in 2002 when he left quit the show after four years. Now, more than ten years after leaving to pursue his presenting and stand-up comedy career, James is making a return to the Channel 4 soap.  As Hollyoaks' well-loved star Tony Hutchinson faces his battle with cancer, his old friend Finn returns to help Tony get the most out of life.        For those who didn't watch Hollyoaks when you were in it originally, what can you tell them about your character? "Finn was

  • Tartan: shop the trend

    Click on the photo for our best high street picks... Tartan is fast becoming this season's hottest trend. Cara Delevingne and Rita Ora championed the Scottish-inspired look with red plaid during Paris Fashion Week, while model Miranda Kerr's son wore tartan trousers during an outing with his mum.   Having dominated last fashion week's catwalks, the high street is awash with tartan pieces – here are HELLO! Online's best picks. Whether you want to subtly salute the trend with the Sour Cherry tartan bow necklace or go all out with the River Island checked coat, there's something for

  • Owen Wilson 'expecting a baby' with fitness instructor Caroline Lindqvist

    Wedding Crashers star Owen Wilson is to become a father for the second time. Two years after the birth of his first child, the actor, 44, is preparing to welcome a baby with personal trainer Caroline Lindqvist, a source has confirmed to US Weekly. Caroline is currently embroiled in a divorce with her plastic surgeon husband. She and Owen, who met several years ago when he hired her to be his trainer, are not currently in a relationship — but he has made it clear he is there for her and their baby.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "Owen is very involved with

  • Rob Kardashian: 'Kris and Bruce couldn't be in a happier place'

    Rob Kardashian has spoken out about the separation of his mum Kris Jenner from her husband of 22 years, Bruce Jenner, insisting that all is well in the Kardashian household. "[Bruce has] been in my life since I was 2 years old and that will never change, and same obviously with my mom … same with my sisters, there's no bad blood," 26-year-old Rob told Entertainment Tonight. "Even between my mom and Bruce there's no negative, bad blood. … I don't think they can be in a happier place right now."   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Bruce has supported the sentiment, telling People,

  • Hayden Panettiere shows off her huge diamond engagement ring

    Hayden Panettiere certainly chose a memorable way to announce her engagement. The Nashville star confirmed her plans to walk down the aisle during an appearance on Live With Kelly & Michael, all the while wearing a giant boa constructor around her neck. "I'm sort of distracted, not just by the snake, but there's a very large diamond ring on your finger," chat show host Kelly Ripa pointed out.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "I'm not sure if you want to announce anything… does that signify anything, is that a promise of something?" Hayden, 24, initially remained coy, telling Kelly and her co-host

  • Flawless Katie Holmes is her own best advert as she talks make-up

    With her tumbling brunette locks and peaches-and-cream complexion, Katie Homes is a true Hollywood beauty. The actress recently teamed up with Bobbi Brown for a new cosmetic collaboration. And this week she demonstrated the power of self-advertising during a special appearance on Good Morning America.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY With her tresses falling around her shoulders, fresh-faced Katie, 34, looked picture perfect as she sat down with host Robin Roberts to promote her new make-up line. The star, who is currently the face of Bobbi Brown and Alterna haircare, also did a good job of showcasing her clothing label, Holmes &

  • 'All I care about is my family,' says Kanye West during showdown with Jimmy Kimmel as Kim Kardashian watches from the wings

    It was the Twitter feud which gripped fans – and had them in stitches. Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel were locked in a war of words, so viewers were no doubt expecting a tense showdown when the rapper arrived to appear on the TV star's talk show. The pair buried the hatchet though, and Kanye took the opportunity to explain his motivations and dissect some of the outlandish comments which he has made recently.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE With his reality TV star girlfriend Kim Kardashian watching from the wings, Kanye told Jimmy: "I wouldn't even say I'm a rapper; I

  • Sir Paul McCartney found it hard to tell Nancy he loved her

    He is credited with some of the greatest love songs, but Sir Paul McCartney has admitted he was scared to tell his new wife Nancy that he loved her. "It can be quite hard to say 'I love you' to someone," he says. "I felt this with Nancy but to say it wasn't that easy." So the former Beatles star decided to tell his wife Nancy Shevell – whom he wed in 2011 in a low-key ceremony at London's Marylebone Town Hall attended by just 30 guests – those three special words the way he knows best.   In his latest album, New,

  • Kelly Clarkson performs in elegant wedding dress weeks before her nuptials

    Bride-to-be Kelly Clarkson wore an ivory wedding dress to perform her latest single on Wednesday, just weeks ahead of her impending nuptials. Kelly, who is due to tie the knot with talent manager Brandon Blackstock, chose a lace-detailed bridal dress with a sweetheart neckline for her appearance on US chat show, The View. "Me and my bridesmaids... on The View. :)" wrote Kelly on Instagram along with a photo of herself in the elegant gown and her backing singers sporting matching lilac dresses.   "Me and my bridesmaids... on The View. :)" CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "Just hanging out with my band... #EnjoyTheView," posted Kelly with another picture which showed

  • Sylvie van der Vaart and son Damien are picture of happiness in Miami

    Laughing together as they splash though the sea, Dutch model Sylvie van der Vaart and her son Damien are the picture of happiness. When she split with her footballer Rafael van der Vaart, the blonde beauty made it clear her number one priority was her little boy, and judging by his mood, she has succeeded in protecting him from any negative effects the break up could have caused.   The mother-son team spent some quality time together on the beach in Miami, playing with a bat and ball and swimming in the sea. Sylvie looked tanned and toned as she took to the sand

  • Tom Hanks opens London Film Festival following diabetes revelation

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Tom Hanks arrived at the BFI London Film Festival to the sounds of cheering fans as he stepped out onto the red carpet. The 57-year-old star was at Leicester Square to open this year's festival with the premiere of his latest thriller, Captain Phillips, in which Tom plays a cargo ship captain held captive by Somali pirates. Tom, who recently revealed that he suffers from Type 2 diabetes, smiled for the cameras and made a joke about the light drizzle so known to Londoners.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF TOM AT THE PREMIERE The father-of-four waved to crowds and

  • Louis Walsh says the X Factor judges are better friends than ever before

    Louis Walsh has revealed that the X Factor judges this year get on better than ever before. "The four judges get on the best, it's the best it's ever been," said Louis to ITV presenters Lorraine Kelly and Aled Jones. "We're all friends and we all respect each other so we're not in competition." "I genuinely respect Mrs O and Gary and Nicole," added Louis of his fellow judges.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Lorraine then asked Louis if Sharon would need to throw a glass of water over him again, as she did in series two of the talent show when Louis

  • World Mental Health Day: Stories of survival from Martine McCutcheon, Stephen Fry and Catherine Zeta-Jones

    To anyone following Martine McCutcheon's Twitter feed, the actress and singer seems as bubbly as ever right now – sharing details of nights out, her life with impossibly gorgeous husband Jack McManus and plans to record new music. Yet for many years she suffered from crippling depression probably brought on by chronic fatigue syndrome, ME, from which she was also suffering. Martine was in constant pain and at times could hardly leave the house, let alone work.   Martine has recovered with the help of her supportive husband It got so bad the brunette beauty, who has been the nation's sweetheart since starring

  • Melanie Sykes smoulders for sweet baking campaign

    Melanie Sykes, who shot her first lingerie campaign earlier this year, is smouldering in a series of shots for a new venture. Looking incredible at 43, the TV presenter and model is dressed in an array of beautiful figure-hugging gowns as she lies back on an ornate chaise lounge and an armchair in a setting of quintessential decadence.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY In one shot, the mum-of-two is dazzling in a sparkling sequin-adorned dress, surrounded by three-tiered cake stands and numerous trays filled with mouthwatering cupcakes, macaroons, cakes and tarts. A smoky eye, nude lips and picture-perfect brunette curls complete the stunning

  • Jennifer Ellison opens up on 'terrifying' postnatal depression

    Jennifer Ellison has given an emotional interview in which she revealed that she suffered with postnatal depression following the birth of her first son Bobby in February 2010. "There was a kind of baby blues that never went away," the mum-of-two explained to Daybreak's Lorraine Kelly and Aled Jones. "And it was only that I was very lucky that my mum had suffered with it that she saw the signs straight away, so my postnatal depression was treated pretty quickly."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "But there's so many women out there who are suffering with it, and there's such a stigma

  • Kate Middleton to attend lavish fundraising gala as guest of honour

    New mother Kate Middleton will be guest of honour at a reception and lavish fundraising gala dinner on 24 October, shortly after completing her first solo engagement since the birth of Prince George. The Duchess of Cambridge, who moved into Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace last week with the adorable tot and her husband Prince William, won't have to travel far for the upcoming affair. The gala evening, which is being hosted by 100 Women in Hedge Funds, will be held at the Kensington Palace State Apartments.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF KATE MIDDLETON Kate is set to attend a reception for

  • Harry Styles tweets adorable snapshot of himself as a child

    Harry Styles has posted the most adorable picture of himself as a youngster. The One Direction heartthrob took to Twitter to give fans a glimpse into his childhood. Judging by the reaction on the social media site, the endearing snapshot proved popular with the boy band's fans — the self-called One Directioners — with almost 12,000 retweets in the first minute.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR MORE PICS OF HARRY STYLES "Story of my Life," wrote Harry, alongside the photo. Pictured in his younger days, Harry stares wide-eyed at the camera with his bright blue pupils, and looks as if he's about to break into a bigger

  • Prince George set to improve public affection for the royal family

    Prince George of Cambridge is set to help the royal family with their increasing popularity with the British public. The British Social Attitudes survey, which was carried out by NatCen, has found that in recent years the royals have regained public affection and in 2012 only 5% of people said that they thought the monarchy should be abolished. Last year's survey reported that only 4% classed the royals as "not at all important" while 45% of people said that they felt it is "very important" that Britain continues to have a monarchy.   The positive result in 2012 came six years after the figure dropped to 27% in 2006 and

  • Jonas Brothers' tour cancelled because of 'deep rift' within band

    Bad news for fans of the Jonas Brothers. The trio have cancelled their tour two days before it was due to begin because of a "deep rift within the band". "There was a big disagreement over their music direction," spokesman Jesse Derris confirmed to People.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Over the weekend, an argument between the siblings — Nick, 21, Joe, 24 and 25-year-old Kevin — about the future of the band and its music led to the decision to cancel all 19 shows. Fans who bought tickets for the tour, which was scheduled to stop in big cities including New York and

  • Pumpkin and apple soup

    Serves 6 Total time required: 1 hr Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients 60g unsalted butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 200g pumpkin flesh or butternut squash, diced 2 sharp-tasting apples, diced 30g toasted pumpkin seeds, to garnish 1.2 l cold vegetable stock or chicken stock Method 1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the onion, and cook very gently, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until soft. Do not let it brown. Add the pumpkin and apples and stir to coat well. Pour in 150ml of hot water, cover with a lid, and leave on a very, very low heat for 30 minutes, stirring from

  • Healthy pumpkin pie

    Serves 4 Ingredients 6 sheets filo pastry 300g pumpkin flesh (cooked) 2 Happy Eggs 1 Happy Egg white 50g English Heather Honey ½ tsp allspice ½ tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon Method 1. The evening before, dice the pumpkin and boil in water for 10 minutes until soft. Puree it in a blender then place in a muslin cloth and hang it over a bowl to catch the juice, overnight 2. Line 4 ramekins with 6 layers of filo pastry (stagger them and let them hang over the sides). Brush each layer of pastry with egg white as you place them in the ramekins 3. Place a handful of baking beads onto some cling film

  • Michael Douglas lied about the type of cancer he had

    Michael Douglas has revealed why he lied to the press about the type of cancer he had. He explained that he discussed the cancer with his surgeon and decided to mislead the press about the type of cancer he had. "This was right before I had to go on a big tour for Wall Street 4 so we kinda said there's no way we can cancel the tour and say we don't feel well," the 69-year-old said. "You gotta tell them, so you know, I said you just gotta come out and just tell them I've got cancer and that's that." "But,

  • Pumpkin and cranberry cake

    Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients 300g self-raising flour 300g light muscovado sugar 3 tsp mixed spice 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 250g Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries ½ tsp salt 4 eggs, beaten 200g butter, melted Zest 1 orange 1 tbsp orange juice 500g (peeled weight) pumpkin flesh, grated For the icing 300g cream cheese 85g butter, softened 150g icing sugar, sifted 1 – 2 tbsp orange juice 50g Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries, chopped Method Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease and line a 30 x 20cm baking tin with baking parchment. Put the flour, sugar, spice, bicarbonate of soda, cranberries and salt into a large bowl and stir to combine. Beat the eggs into

  • Pumpkin pie

    Ingredients Serves 6 1 x 20cm (8 inch) flan dish 1 x frozen ready rolled shortcrust pastry circle, thawed 450g (1 Ib) pumpkin flesh 1½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ¼-½ tsp grated fresh nutmeg 115g (4oz) caster sugar 3 eggs 200ml carton crème fraîche Melted plain chocolate to decorate Method 1. Line the flan dish with the pastry circle and place in the refrigerator to rest while the filling is made. 2. Place the pieces of pumpkin, with the skin on but with the seeds removed, into the half size AGA roasting tin with 2 tablespoons of water and cover with foil. 3. Slide the tin onto the third set of

  • Dip-dye hair: celebrity inspiration

    Dip-dye hair has been doing the beauty rounds since last summer but the casual cool style is still going strong. Celebrities from Kim Kardashian to Penelope Cruz have shown off their lightened locks on the red carpet recently, and the trend has even taken on a colourful new twist. Little Mix's Perrie Edwards showed off vibrant pink tips at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York, while Rita Ora opted for yellow when she performed at Radio 1's Big Weekend. Click the image below to see our celeb gallery.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Fancy a pop? HELLO! Online has picked the

  • Prince George's christening will be a 'small intimate affair'

    As Prince George's christening date looms, rumours about who will be on the guest list continue to swirl. Although it remains to be seen who has been invtied, Prince William and Kate Middleton have hinted at what kind of ceremony they will be hosting for their baby boy on 23 October. "We are not giving details of the guest list at this stage," the couple's spokesperson said. "All we are saying is that it will be a small intimate affair with close family and others, which include godparents."   It is thought that senior members of the royal family and the Middletons will

  • Peter Andre discusses baby names

    Peter Andre has discussed baby names saying he prefers biblical and regal ones. "Biblical names are great," the singer and TV personality said. "Alexandra, Cleopatra, those nice biblical names." The 40-year-old, who is expecting a baby with his 23-year-old girlfriend Emily MacDonagh, also revealed that he likes regal names like Elizabeth.   He gave the name suggestions to a pregnant fan who asked him what she should call her baby in a clip on his Peter Andre channel. The lovable father-of-two explained that it would become clear what to name the child once he or she is born. "The honest advice I'd give is that

  • Kris Jenner can't put her finger on what changed between her and Bruce

    Kris Jenner has spoken about her split from Bruce Jenner and revealed that she can't put her finger on what changed between them. "I don't think it was the pace of life. We've always gone 150 miles per hour, and Bruce has more energy than anybody," 57-year-old Kris said. "I just think it has evolved. I really can't put my finger on it. We're just happier now." "There was a definite shift in the way we treated each other," she explained to PEOPLE after they announced their split earlier this week. "We will always be the best of friends, because that's