• 'Ruby's not my type': Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood denies favouritism claims

    The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood has denied giving preferential treatment to semi finalist Ruby Tandoh because of her looks. The popular TV judge hit back after fans of the BBC 2 show suggested a flirtation between him and the 21-year-old former model.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Speaking to the Radio Times, Paul, 47, fiercely denied the claims — and even went on to insist he thought Ruby's competitor Kimberley Wilson is "far prettier". "Personally I think Kimberley's far prettier. With all the love in the world, Ruby's not my type," said the star, who split from his wife

  • Heavily pregnant Kate Winslet is lady in red at Labor Day premiere

    As Kate Winslet arrived on the red carpet of the Mayfair Gala European Premiere of her latest film Labor Day on Monday, she sported quite the burgeoning baby bump. Just weeks ahead of the birth of her third child, Kate, 38, didn't shy away from the cameras. In fact, the actress opted to show off her heavily-pregnant curves in a beautiful eye-catching red dress. She teamed the floor-length sequined gown with a small black clutch and drop diamond earrings.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The mum-of-two, who is expecting her first child with husband Ned Rocknroll, wore her hair swept back with

  • Tennis fan Prince William to give OBE to Andy Murray in first investiture ceremony

    Prince William is apparently feeling "a bit nervous" ahead of his first ever investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Calming his jitters, then, will be the fact he's due to hand out an OBE to his and Kate's favourite tennis players – Andy Murray. The Scottish sportsman is one of several personalities who will be honoured in the ceremony on Thursday, when William stands in for his grandmother the Queen. In doing so, the 31-year-old is taking his first major step towards being a working royal.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE A royal source said: "William has been practising using the sword and

  • 'My baby boy is my priority… Not my size': new mum Jennifer Ellison hits back at weight critics

    Jennifer Ellison has hit back at her critics on Twitter. The mum-of-two had been receiving online criticism about her post-baby body, and decided that enough was enough. The 30-year-old posted a heartfelt message insisting that her focus was looking after her two sons, Bobby, three, and three-month-old Harry — and not worrying about her figure.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Jennifer also shared a picture of herself with her two beautiful boys, taken in the hospital shortly after Harry's arrival. "To all the horrible ppl commenting about my weight… I gave birth 12 WEEKS AGO! Sort ur heads out, my baby boy is

  • Who wore it best: Kim Kardashian or Jennifer Hudson?

    Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Hudson were both spotted wearing the same Donna Karan dress. Both stars chose to wear the design on the same day and with similar accessories, but who do you think wore it best? Click on images to

  • Kylie Minogue puts on brave smile at first solo event since split from Andrés Velencoso

    Kylie Minogue went solo for the first time since splitting from her boyfriend of five years, Andrés Velencoso, on Monday night. The Australian songstress stepped out alone to attend a charity benefit dinner at the Laurent restaurant in French capital, Paris. And the singer, 45, who was left "devastated" and "heartbroken" by the split, put on a brave face, smiling for the cameras at the APREC cancer research association benefit auction dinner, and laughing and chatting animatedly with fellow attendees.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Despite the difficult time, the pint-sized pop star looked as chic as ever in a long-sleeved pink and

  • Sonia's back! 'Excited' Natalie Cassidy is returning to EastEnders

    Natalie Cassidy is heading back to EastEnders, seven years after she left the BBC soap. The 30-year-old actress will be reprising her role as Sonia Fowler when she returns to Albert Square in January, accompanied by her character's daughter, Rebecca.   She makes her comeback in what producers are calling a "gripping storyline" that centres around the women of the Butcher household. Natalie said she was "extremely excited and honoured to be making a full-time return" to the soap. "I feel so lucky as an actress to get back to my roots," she added. Natalie, who first appeared on the programme in 1993, has made

  • Prince Charles and Camilla to attend Bollywood dinner on India and Sri Lanka tour

    Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall will be been given a warm Bollywood welcome when they visit India next month on his seventh official trip to the country. Their itinerary includes stops in New Delhi, Pune, Kochi and Dehradun, as well as an off-road trip into an area populated by elephants in Kerala. This will be a treat for the Prince, who shares an interest in conservation with his son Prince William.   As well as meeting business and cultural leaders, the Queen's son and his wife will also visit the Indian Military Academy and mark Remembrance Sunday there. But the highlight

  • Magical moment as McFly's Harry Judd shares wedding video of his Strictly style first dance

    Twirling around the floor together, Harry Judd and his beautiful wife Izzy enjoyed a fairytale first dance as husband and wife. The happy couple, who tied the knot last December, have shared the very special moment from their wedding day with fans — and it's clear that Strictly Come Dancing winner Harry hasn't lost his magic touch.   Dancing to Michael Buble's Can't Help Falling In Love, the newlyweds are seen performing the American Smooth to the delight of their friends and family. For added authenticity, McFly star Harry, 27, had arranged for Strictly announcer Alan Dedicoat to record a personal introduction ahead

  • Vote: who should replace Gary Barlow on The X Factor?

    With Gary Barlow announcing that this year will be his last as a judge on The X Factor, speculation has begun on who will replace him. Scroll down to vote for who you think will replace Gary.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF FAVOURITES Simon Cowell is a strong contender and could be making a comeback. As a judge on the show for seven series, Simon worked on The X Factor in its most successful days before leaving in 2010 to launch The X Factor USA. With the stateside ratings at its lowest ever this series, Simon may be considering a return to the

  • The Queen's personal drop scone recipe and baking tips revealed

    The Queen's very own drop scone recipe has been revealed in a letter to a former American president. In 1960, eight years into her reign as Queen, Elizabeth received a visit from then-President Dwight Eisenhower and his wife Mamie at her magnificent Balmoral estate in Scotland. And it seems that the president was so delighted by the Queen's baking that she decided to share her very own recipe of the drop scones, also known as Scottish pancakes, that were served at the royal retreat.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Queen, aged 34 at the time, sent the president the recipe, along with

  • Anna Friel and daughter support WWF in Uganda

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Anna Friel championed a cause close to her heart on a visit to Uganda with her eight-year-old daughter Gracie – see video below. The British actress visited the east African nation with WWF to raise awareness of how oil exploration in Virunga National Park, the continent's oldest national park, could threaten its outstanding natural beauty and diverse wildlife.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY "I was incredibly fortunate to experience the beauty of Uganda's parks with my daughter Gracie, and I now feel even more of a responsibility to help preserve this area for future generations," the former TV

  • Stunning Lara Stone is new face of L'Oréal

    Lara Stone is joining the ranks of superstars Beyonce, Claudia Schiffer, Jennifer Lopez and Doutzen Kroes by signing a deal with one of the world's leading beauty giants – L'Oréal Paris. "I am so flattered to join L'Oréal Paris," the 29-year-old model said in a statement. "Getting the chance to say 'You're Worth It' to women around the world is a great honour."   Lara is delighted to be L'Oréal's new spokesperson, but says it was something she "ever expected". "It wasn't really anything I ever expected to happen in my career," she told Style.com. Talking about the rollcall of famous women to

  • Inside HELLO! Magazine: the ultimate bridal guide and the chance to win a £30,000 luxury dream wedding

    Getting married? Make sure to check out this week's issue of HELLO! for your chance to enter an exclusive wedding competition. The lucky winners will be treated to a lavish wedding package — worth £30,000— at a five-star resort in Hampshire. The deal includes venue hire, champagne, evening catering, the bridal suite and most essentially, a dedicated wedding planner. Also in this week's copy, brides-to-be will discover what the latest fashion and beauty trends are. From boho floral coronets inspired by Tatiana Santo Domingo, to shimmering metallic finishes, as worn by Blake Lively, those soon to get hitched can take their cue from A-list

  • Prince Charles was the love of Princess Diana's life, her close friend confirms

    Prince Charles was the love of Princess Diana's life, one of her closest confidants has claimed. Despite Diana's love affairs during her final years, her husband remained her one true love, Lucia Flecha de Lima has stated.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The former ambassador's wife rarely speaks of her friendship with the Princess. She made her rare comments at the Brazil premiere of Diana, which focuses on the royal's relationship with heart surgeon Hasnat Khan. "If you ask me if she had some passion for Hasnat, I don't know, it is possible," Lucia said. "But for Dodi Fayed I am certain she did not.

  • 'We still hurt': Michael Jackson's family express anger over Conrad Murray's early release

    Michael Jackson's family have expressed their anger over Conrad Murray's release from jail at the end of the month. The King of Pop's brother Jermaine Jackson spoke about Conrad's imminent freedom after having his four-year sentence for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael reduced to two due to good behaviour and jail overcrowding. He sidestepped the TMZ reporter's question about Katherine Jackson losing the trial to AEG at the beginning of the month.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY "It's not about the money. This guy's walking this month. He's walking free this month," he said. "He's walking free this month. So you kill Michael Jackson

  • The Atkins diet: Kim Kardashian's secret to post-baby weight loss

    Kim Kardashian has wowed fans by repeatedly stepping out looking amazingly svelte just a few months after giving birth to her baby daughter North West. And the reality TV star mum has put the speedy weight loss down to the Atkins diet, tweeting: "I've actually been doing the Atkins diet & luv it", in reponse to a fan asking for her secret. The 32-year-old is the latest in a long line of celebrities to try the famous low-carb diet, which has won its fair share of both praise and controversy over the years.   Created by Dr. Robert Atkins, the regime is Sharon

  • Get the look: Ellie Goulding's daring X Factor dress

    Ellie Goulding wowed X Factor viewers when she stepped on stage during the hit show wearing a daring floor-length gold sequin dress with slashed side panels by Julien Macdonald. Now you can get Ellie's look with this dazzling creation from Damsel in a Dress, priced at

  • Exclusive HELLO! photoshoot: wedding inspiration for all four seasons

    Whether you're marrying in the spring, summer, autumn or winter, HELLO! Online has it covered. Take inspiration from this season-themed photoshoot — exclusively shot at the lavish Four Seasons Hotel London on Park Lane — to help you decide if you'll be a blossoming spring bride or tying the knot in a winter

  • Top ten facts about Ender's Game star Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford's latest film Ender's Game is released in the UK on 25 October.   To celebrate, HELLO! Online has compiled a list of the top ten facts about the 71-year-old Hollywood actor. What crafty career did Harrison almost follow? Which creature has been named after him? And why did he almost miss out on playing Indiana Jones?   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR HARRISON GALLERY   1. Acting runs in Harrison's genes. His mother, Dorothy, was a former radio actress and his father, Christopher, was a former actor turned advertising executive. He also has a younger brother called Terence, an actor and photographer. 2. When he was younger, the

  • Kim Kardashian's engagement ring from Kris Humphries sells for $620,000

    Kim Kardashian's engagement ring from her ex-husband Kris Humphries has sold for $620,000 (around £390,000). The Lorraine Schwartz dazzler, which features a 16.21-carat centre diamond and two 1.8-carat side diamonds, was sold at Christie's in New York on Tuesday. Bidding began at $200,000 in the 'Bright and Beautiful' auction and the anonymous online buyer sealed the deal at around a third of the band's reported value.   The ring was estimated to fetch between approximately £190,000 and £320,000. Last month it was revealed that basketball player Kris would sell the ring with which he proposed to reality TV star Kim in the auction and that

  • Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx 'have been dating for a while'

    Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are officially an item, according to reports. "Katie and and Jamie have been dating for a while", a source told In Touch. "They're very Mission: Impossible about their romance." The source added that Katie's ex-husband Tom Cruise's close friend and actor Jamie has secretly been spending time at Katie's apartment.   A second source said that Katie and Jamie spent the night together in mid-September at the Trump Soho Hotel. A driver arrived to take Jamie to the set of his new flick Annie but Katie turned up to take the limo instead. "A hotel employee confirmed that Katie