Frankie Sandford has given birth to her son Parker. The singer and her fiancé Wayne Bridge welcomed The Saturdays' first baby boy on Friday morning.
"Wayne and I are so proud to say our little boy Parker Bridge was born this morning," tweeted the new mum. "7lb 13oz. All doing well and absolutely besotted ❤😍️"
Frankie's band mate Vanessa White was the first of The Saturdays to Tweet her congratulations to Frankie.
"@FrankieTheSats a massive congratulations to you and Wayne!!" wrote Vanessa. "I'm so excited to meet Parker!!! ❤️ wooo!! Xx."
Frankie had hinted in recent days that she was anxious for the
Paul Hogan's wife and his Crocodile Dundee co-star Linda Hogan has filed for divorce from the actor after 23 years of marriage.
The couple, who met on the set of the 1986 action film, are understood to have separated last month, and their split has been "amicable", a representative for the 74-year-old actor told TMZ.
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According to the website, Linda, 55, has cited "irreconcilable differences" in her divorce papers, requesting spousal support and joint legal and physical custody of their 15-year-old son Chance.
She has also asked for her maiden name of Kozlowski to be restored.
There were reports
Kim Kardashian took Twitter by storm on Thursday when she posted a revealing photo showing off her post-baby body.
The new mum stunned fans by sharing a daring photo of herself showcasing her figure in a white swimsuit, appropriately captioning the photo, "#NoFilter."
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The sexy snap instantly made headlines, receiving 99.9k 'likes' in just 33 minutes.
But it seems not everyone was impressed by Kim's photo. The reality star has since come under fire from those who feel the image is "inappropriate" given her new role as a mum to four-month-old daughter North.
Despite some negative reaction to
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have married in a small, low-key – and reportedly spontaneous – wedding ceremony.
The long-term couple, who have been engaged for four years, married at the Beverly Hills County Clerk office in Los Angeles.
According to TMZ, the two lovebirds intended to get their marriage license but once they were there, decided to tie the knot in that very moment.
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Kristen, 33, and Dax, 38, who have a six-month-old daughter called Lincoln together, had abstained from marriage until now for political reasons.
While they had discussed marriage – Dax referred to the House
Charlize Theron was the epitome of elegance as she attended a performing arts gala in LA on Thursday.
The South African beauty wowed in a slinky Salvatore Ferragamo backless gown with beautiful crystal gold leaf-embellished shoulders.
Minimal make-up completed the sophisticated look, with her blonde crop styled into a soft fringed 'do.
The bash, which was hosted by Salvatore and Wallis Annenberg, was also attended by Demi Moore, Nicole Richie, Amy Adams and Gwen Stefani.
Raven-haired actress Demi looked toned, happy and healthy as she walked the red carpet in a floor length sparkling gown in midnight blue. Nicole, meanwhile, wore a chiffon
The Kardashian family haven't been lucky in love recently, but at least one member seems to be in the throws of a new romance. Kendall Jenner has started a relationship with rapper Young Jinsu, People magazine reports.
"They're dating — it's been at least a few months," said a source close to the couple. "They've been getting closer recently, and they've been hanging out all the time."
The insider also revealed that the young pair are planning to go public after Kendall's 18th birthday on 3 November. "They have that spark right now — they're just realy feeling each other. They're
Demi Moore was a glowing advert for the benefits of yoga as she attended a performing arts gala in LA on Thursday night.
The raven-haired actress looked toned, happy and healthy – and much younger than her 50 years –as she strolled the red carpet in a floor length sparkling gown in midnight blue.
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Demi has a new outlook on life after training as a teacher of Kundalini yoga – a form of yoga that can be done by people of all ages and abilities and includes focus on breathing, yoga postures, chanting and meditation.
She had been
Kate Middleton left her baby son in the very capable hands of her husband Prince William on Friday to make her first solo outing since the arrival of Prince George.
The Duchess of Cambridge was in high spirits as she made a special appearance at the Copper Box venue inside the former Olympic Park to meet young athletes who are being supported by SportsAid, a charity of which she is proudly patron.
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Casually dressed in skinny jeans, a blue and white striped top, navy blazer and wedges, the stylish new mum threw herself into the day's activities.
Gwen Stefani has not addressed rumours that she is pregnant with her third child but on Thursday she seemed to be showing hints of a baby bump.
Gwen stepped out in a loose-fitting navy and silver halter neck gown at Beverly Hills' Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Inaugural Gala.
The 44-year-old swept her blonde hair into an elegant bun and accessorised her outfit with a metallic clutch bag and bright pink lipstick while her husband Gavin Rossdale wore a smart black dinner suit and bow tie.
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The couple, who have been married for 11 years, joined the likes of Demi Moore, Nicole Richie
When the nights draw in and temperatures drop, there's nothing better than a warming bowl of homemade comfort food.
HELLO! Online have gathered a selection of their favourite hearty recipes that are perfect for a cosy night in.
Click on the photo below for our gallery of savoury and sweet comforting classics — from cheesy mushrooms on toast to chicken with braised greens and creamy potato gratin and apple and pear crumble to bread and butter
Now that it's almost Halloween, here at HELLO! Online we think there is no better moment to turn to pumpkin soup for a festive, fun and warming bite – see photo gallery below for our top ten.
From soup to chowder to broth, from traditional to with a twist, we got the cauldrons out to handpick our top ten pumpkin soup recipes. With ingredients such as apple, basil, coconut and chilli, there is something to suit all tastebuds.
Have yours in a bowl as a perfect autumn soup, or pour it into a pumpkin or cauldron for something a bit more fun.
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This warming soup is easy to make and perfect for Halloween time!
Prep: 30 mins plus rising
Cook: 30 mins
1 x pumpkin (approx 900g), peeled and deseeded
3 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tbsp fresh chopped rosemary
2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 Lt vegetable or chicken stock
1 x 150g packet Boursin black pepper tortilla chips and Gruyere cheese, to serve
1.Preheat the oven to 200C/fan190C/Gas 6. Cut the pumpkin into even sized chunks and place in a large roasting tin with the olive oil, rosemary, thyme and garlic. Stir to coat and roast for 35 minutes, stirring once during cooking.
2.Remove the squash
Recipe serves: 8
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 50 min
2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot
2 tbsps olive oil
2 small onions, peeled and finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
6 small carrots, peeled and finely chopped
3 celery stalks, finely chopped
2 tbsps tomato puree (optional)
2 x 420g tins of butter beans in water, drained
500g pumpkin, peeled and chopped into chunks
2 courgettes or 6–8 baby courgettes, cut into chunks
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
Crusty bread, to serve
First, make the stock. Dissolve the Knorr Vegetable Stock Pots in 1.2l of boiling water, stirring until thoroughly dissolved. Place the Knorr Vegetable Stock in a large saucepan
Kate Middleton looked casual yet chic as she attended a SportsAid event on Friday at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The Duchess of Cambridge opted for her go-to dressed down outfit of blazer and skinny jeans.
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She paired the staple items with a Ralph Lauren Breton top and £245 Stuart Weitzman for Russell & Bromley Corkswoon wedges – the same shoes that she wore to visit the British Olympic team's official residence last year to wish them luck ahead of the summer games.
After meeting the Duchess last year, bronze medal winner Rebecca Adlington said, "I just love
Kate Middleton was the epitome of casual chic as she stepped out for her first official solo engagement as a new mum wearing a blazer, skinny jeans, striped Ralph Lauren Breton top and £245 Stuart Weitzman for Russell & Bromley wedges.
HELLO! Online has compiled some of the best high street lookalikes — click on the photo to get Kate's
Preparation time: 25 mins
Cooking time: 24 mins
2-3 tbsps of olive oil
2kgs pumpkin, peeled and chopped into approx 2.5cm chunks
1.2ltrs fresh carrot juice or water
2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pots
50g finely grated parmesan cheese
100ml double cream
1.Heat a large heavy casserole dish on the hob. Add in a splash of olive oil, spread evenly in the dish and then add in the diced pumpkin.
2.Cover the dish and cook over a medium heat for 10–12 minutes, stirring now and then, until the pumpkin begins to break down.
3.Add in the carrot juice (it’s important to use fresh carrot juice as bottled can
Bride-to-be Kaley Cuoco surprised her fans on Thursday when she posted a picture on Instagram of herself wearing a wedding dress.
"It's my wedding day!!!!" Tweeted the Big Bang Theory actress, before confirming that it was actually part of her character's costume in The Wedding Ringer. "#theweddingringer #fakeweddingcalmdown."
The photo showed Kaley eating a yoghurt and sporting pink flip-flops as she took a quick break from filming the movie which also stars Alan Ritchson and Kevin Hart.
Kaley announced her engagement to her tennis player boyfriend Ryan Sweeting last month after a whirlwind courtship of just three months.
"It's only been three months but she
So easy to make and so tasty, make plenty and freeze some too...
Preparation time 25 minutes
Cooking time 25 mins
1 kg pumpkin or butternut squash
3 tbsp sunflower oil
2 onions, peeled and finely chopped
500ml vegetable or chicken stock
1 1/2 tbsp Tabasco® Pepper Sauce
150ml double cream
6-8 mini pumpkins (for serving)
1. Cut the pumpkin or squash in half and scoop out the fibres and seeds. You can keep the seeds to toast (see tip). Using a sharp knife or strong peeler, cut off all the skin, then cut the pumpkin or squash into chunks.
2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and
3 tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
1 stick of celery, chopped
½ a tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored and chopped into ½ inch dice
2 cups of canned pumpkin puree
1/3 cup of dry white wine
1 tbsp dried sage
Salt and pepper
Brown sugar to taste
1 bay leaf
3 ½ cups water
2 ½ cups chicken broth
1 litre cream
1. In a large pot, melt the butter over moderate heat. Add the onions, carrot, celery and apple and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is translucent. This should take about 10 minutes.
2. Stir in the pumpkin puree, wine, sage and bay leaf. Add
Caring X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger clearly wants to get to know her contestants better – and what better way to bond than a fun afternoon of bowling?
Nicole took Abi Alton to a bowling alley this week. And it seemed the pair were very much in the mood to celebrate after the 18-year-old Northerner won over judges, and the audience at home – with her rendition of Bon Jovi hit Living on a Prayer in the first round of live shows.
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Nicole dressed down in a pair of jeans paired with a loose-fitting white top
William and Kate share a mutual love of sport and it came as no surprise to see the Duchess getting stuck in to a game of volleyball on Friday when she made her first official solo appearance since giving birth to Prince George.
Prince William's wife cultivated a love of hockey during her years at Marlborough College, and before that, at St Andrew's School in Pangbourne where she also played tennis, swimming, netball and rounders.
Click on our gallery below to see some of the couple's best sporting moments – from cheering on their favourite sportsmen to enjoying romantic ski holidays
It has been announced that Robbie William's clothes label Farrell has closed.
"The support of the men's press and retailers internationally since we started has been incredible and I want to thank you," said Robbie in a statement.
"I have also been fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with the talented Ben Dickens and will miss creating and working with and wish him every luck for the future."
The superstar singer launched the menswear brand in 2011, which he named his grandfather Jack Farrell, who was known for his sharp-dressing in his hometown of Stoke-on-Trent.
The brand motto was 'Wear it
Coronation Street bosses have spoken out about recent claims that Michelle Keegan's character Tina McIntyre will be killed off next year.
It had been reported that Tina would meet her end in a shock 'whodunit' cliffhanger.
But a Corrie spokesperson has told Digital Spy that no decision has been made over her fate.
"Michelle will be on screen until early summer 2014, and many ideas for Tina's departure are currently being discussed," the representative said. "Nothing has been finalised."
Michelle announced back in April that she was leaving the hit ITV soap after six years.
"Post Corrie and work-wise, I want to try other
Downton Abbey's fourth series is now at its halfway stage. Things are looking bleak for Mr Bates as he tries to reconnect with his troubled wife Anna while Lady Edith looks happy future with Mr Gregson comes into question.
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Alfred's days as a footman at the grand house could be numbered as he visits The Ritz to show off his cooking skills and rumours begin to circulate that Tom is also thinking of moving elsewhere.
Click on the photo below to take a look at what's in store at Downton Abbey this week...
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Click on the photo to see the top 20 most expensive celebrity auctioned clothes...
Kate Middleton's infamous transparent dress has taken a spot on the world's most expensive celebrity auctioned clothes list, created in discussions with Jones Bootmaker.
The sheer slip that the Duchess of Cambridge wore for a catwalk show at University of St. Andrews — the dress that caught her future husband Prince William's eye — takes the 15th spot after being bought for £78,000 at an auction in 2011.
The sheer dress that caught Prince William's eye
But the dress' auction price pales in comparison to Marilyn Monroe's Seven Year Itch dress, which took top spot on
Holly Willoughby has admitted that she feels constantly broody and would one day love to welcome baby number three.
Speaking to The Sun's Fabulous Magazine, the TV star said, "Oh, I'm always broody! That never changes.
"With every year that goes by, I love it more and more."
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Holly, 32, has two children, Harry, four, and Belle, two, with her husband of six years, Dan Baldwin.
She is currently one of the hardest working women on British TV, fronting shows including This Morning, The Voice and a revival of Surprise Surprise.
Now Cilla Black, the original host of the 80s show,
James Corden has revealed he agreed to name his son after Sir Paul McCartney in order to get the Beatles star involved in a Comic Relief sketch.
"I laid it on very thick, telling him, 'People won't die if you do our sketch'," the Gavin & Stacey star explained. "It makes it very difficult for people to say no.
"He said, 'Bloody hell, James, I've heard some grovelling in my time'.
"I then said, 'That's nothing - if you'd said no, I was going to say I would name my unborn child after you'. To which he said, 'If you promise to
Matilda Ledger paid a sweet tribute to her famous mum Michelle Williams on Wednesday by wearing a cute t-shirt with the actress' face on it.
The seven-year-old was spotted leaving school in the pink top which featured Michelle as Glinda the Good Witch, her character in Oz The Great and Powerful.
The youngster, whose father is the late actor Heath Ledger, is said to be a big fan of the her mother's role in the film and is planning to dress up as Glinda for Halloween.
"Matilda knows a lot about Glinda the Good Witch," said Michelle in an interview with The New Yorker. "A lot about who that
Gwyneth Paltrow has denied having a 'romantic relationship' with property developer Jeff Soffer.
"It's completely false. Jeff is a longtime friend of Gwyneth's and there was no romantic relationship with him at all," a spokesperson for the actress told MailOnline.
"He flew many of his friends to Miami that weekend — not just Gwyneth."
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The statement comes after it was claimed that their friendship might be called into question by Vanity Fair, Page Six reports.
Billionaire property mogul Jeff married Elle Macpherson in an intimate wedding on the island of Fiji in July in front of around 15 guests.
Rather than cutting the bread into triangles, lemon curd sandwiches have been made then cut into cubes and scattered into the dish with a generous sprinkling of blueberries for an easy comforting winter pudding.
Preparation time 20 minutes
Standing time 20 minutes
Cooking time 35 minutes
8 slices white bread
4 tbsp lemon curd
150g (5oz) blueberries
150ml (1/4 pint) milk
150ml (1/4 pint) double cream
50g (2oz) caster sugar, plus a little extra for sprinkling
25g (1oz) butter, melted
1) Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas Mark 4. Spread half the bread slices with lemon curd then cover with the remaining slices. Trim off the crusts then cut
30g low fat margarine
600ml Alpro sweetened soya milk
150g reduced fat cheddar
70g broccoli florets
70g cauliflower florets
40g wholemeal breadcrumbs
1 pinch cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Preheat oven to 160ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4 heat.
2. In a medium saucepan add the margarine and melt, remove from the heat and stir in the flour. Return to the heat and gradually add the soya milk until it is all incorporated.
3. Grate the cheddar cheese and add to the sauce. Heat until the cheese has melted and the sauce has a nice thick smooth consistency. Season to taste.
4. Meanwhile in a large
250g bronze die Spaghetti
3 happy eggs
150g dry cured bacon or pancetta
100g parmesan cheese
1) Boil spaghetti until al dente
2) While it’s boiling, lightly cook the bacon in light olive oil or rapeseed oil 3) Finely grate the parmesan cheese
4) Drain the spaghetti, add it to the pan of bacon and gently mix together over a low heat
5) Crack the eggs into the spaghetti and mix
6) Add most of the parmesan cheese in and mix again
7) Serve and sprinkle with the remaining parmesan cheese
See www.thehappyegg.co.uk for more
Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking 35-40 minutes
Suitable for freezing
Suitable for vegetarians
100g (4oz) Jordans Chunky Traditional Porridge Oats
100g (4oz) butter
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
4 eating apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
2 pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
100g (4oz) clear honey
75g (3oz) light brown soft sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
150g (6oz) plain flour
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Cream, custard or ice cream, to serve
1) Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan oven 160°C, Gas Mark 4. Butter a 1 litre ovenproof baking dish with a small knob of butter.
2 ) Put the lemon zest and juice into the baking dish with the apples