• Christmas gift inspiration from Habitat

    With Christmas just weeks away, Habitat has all the gift ideas you need to give your festive shopping that extra bit of sparkle. From 18 November to 8 December HELLO! readers can enjoy a 20 per cent discount off all their Habitat purchases, making Christmas shopping even easier.   CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE FULL GIFT GUIDE From affordable gifts and quirky stocking fillers to last minute Secret Santa surprises, Habitat has got all bases covered. Click here to visit the gift guide. Either fill in your voucher in this week's HELLO! Magazine and present it at your nearest Habitat store, or use

  • Exclusive: Curvissa behind the scenes at Plus London

    London Fashion Week hosted its first ever plus size fashion show in February. Organisers of the show wanted designers to face up to the fact that the average size woman is not a size zero and start catering for the curvier woman. Fashion retailer Curvissa does exactly that. Not only does it design comfortable and stylish clothes but it proves that plus size fashion is in no way, shape or form a restrictive dress code. Earlier in November Curvissa attended the fashion extravaganza Plus London in Hoxton. As well as having a stand at the event, the supporter of plus size

  • Exclusive: Sir Richard on rebuilding his fire-damaged island home

    Sir Richard Branson and his family have posed for exclusive photographs inside the Caribbean home that they've had rebuilt after it was destroyed by fire two years ago. "It may sound strange for me to say that, but we had an hour [during the fire] when we weren't sure if everyone had got out alive, so the enormous relief we felt when we realised everybody was fine... ," Sir Richard Branson told HELLO!. "Later that morning, while the fire was still burning, we got out a big sheet of paper and started planning the rebuild. That's the best way to

  • Strictly Come Dancing stars targeted by dressing room thieves during live Blackpool show

    Police are searching for a gang of thieves who targeted a dressing room used by Strictly Come Dancing stars. Jewellery, an iPad and a phone were stolen from the dressing room shared by Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Abbey Clancy and Natalie Gumede while the BBC show was being filmed live in Blackpool. Police said that the break-in at Blackpool Tower was almost certainly an inside job.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The thieves are thought to have exited using a network of underground tunnels to avoid being seen on CCTV. They struck while the Strictly finalists were performing in the Tower ballroom on Saturday evening. Police believe

  • Maddox is all grown up as he makes red carpet debut with Angelina and Brad

    It seems like just yesterday he was a babe in arms – now Maddox Jolie Pitt is all grown up. The youngster looked handsome and confident as he made his red carpet debut in a tuxedo with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The 12-year-old was there to watch a very proud moment for his mum, who was awarded an honourary Oscar; the prestigious Jean Hersholt Award for humanitarian work.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Maddox smiled as he posed with his parents outside the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science's Governors Awards on Saturday night. His smart look was a world

  • Gisele Bundchen's former bodyguards jailed for shooting at photographers at her 2009 wedding

    Two bodyguards have each been sentenced to five years in prison for shooting at photographers trying to get pictures of Gisele Bundchen's wedding to Tom Brady in 2009. Miguel Solis and Alexander Rivas were also ordered to pay their two victims $10,000 in restitution. A third bodyguard was cleared of all charges. The incident took place in April 2009 as supermodel Gisele and NFL star Tom celebrated their wedding at a seaside home in Costa Rica.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Photographers claimed that the two minders demanded they hand over the memory cards from their cameras when they were caught trying to

  • Eva Longoria's new mystery man revealed

    After weeks of keeping her latest romance under wraps, Eva Longoria has stepped out with her new man, Jose 'Pepe' Antonio Baston. "He's been sweeping her off her feet and courting her like a proper gentleman," a source told People of 45-year-old Jose, who is the president of Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America. The couple made their first red carpet appearance together on Friday evening, when Jose escorted Eva, 38, to the Museo Jumex Opening dinner at Case De La Bola in Mexico City.   CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE They caused quite a stir as they arrived for the event,

  • Shakira shares photos of picture-perfect family day out

    Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué enjoyed a picture-perfect family day out with their son Milan on Sunday. The She Wolf singer shared photos of the trio having fun together, with ten-month-old Milan smiling throughout. In one of the Instagram shots the dark-haired baby boy sits on his Spanish footballer dad's shoulders.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The proud parents pose together with their little son between them in another snapshot. Another image shows 36-year-old Shakira, wearing a chic wide-brimmed black hat, embracing Milan as they both grin for the camera. The Voice coach let her Instagram collage do the talking – the caption simply read, "November

  • 'If she were alive, she would be very proud': Angelina pays tribute to late mother as she picks up honourary Oscar

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO It was undoubtedly one of the highlights of her career as Angelina Jolie picked up an honourary Oscar for her humanitarian work. And it was a poignant moment for the mum-of-six, who remembered her late mum – the woman who inspired her to look beyond herself and help others. "I will do as my mother asks and I will do the best I can with this life,' said an emotional Angelina during her acceptance speech at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science's Governors Awards on Saturday night.   She continued: "To be of use. And to stand here

  • Prince William inspires young students on BAFTA visit

    Prince William paid a visit to the BAFTA headquarters in Piccadilly, London on Monday morning. Click on photos below for gallery of William and Kate Middleton at past BAFTA events.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY As President of BAFTA, the 31-year-old prince showed his support for the film and television arts organisation by attending the launch of its new initiative - the Give Something Back campaign. The scheme hopes to encourage young people to enter the film, television and games industries, by offering mentoring, scholarships and summer work placements among other programmes. Standing in front of BAFTA members and beneficiaries, William gave

  • Get the look: Angelina Jolie's black evening dress

    All eyes were on Angelina Jolie as she stepped onto the red carpet on Saturday night wearing a black, embellished floor-sweeping evening gown — HELLO! Online has compiled some evening dresses so you can recreate the Hollywood star's elegant look. Click on the photo below for the full

  • All Saints reunite, and Backstreet's Back! Exciting new UK tour announced

    They were one of the most successful pop groups of the 90s with a string of top ten hits and albums. Now, All Saints are set to return to the spotlight with the announcement they will join the Backstreet Boys in a special UK tour. The quartet — Shaznay Lewis, Melanie Blatt, Natalie and Nicole Appleton — will make a guest appearance when the US boyband play five headline dates across the UK and Ireland next year. "We are really looking forward to performing together as special guests of the Backstreet Boys," All Saints said in a statement.   The girls now "The Backstreet

  • No sign of nerves: happy Prince Harry arrives in South Africa en route to Antarctica

    Stepping off the plane into the warm South African sun, Prince Harry appeared in high spirits ahead of his gruelling trek to the South Pole. The Prince arrived in Cape Town on Monday with his Walking with the Wounded teammates for a brief stop-over before beginning the 200-mile challenge.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Harry will trek alongside four injured service personnel representing Britain in a race across Antarctica. They are competing against a team from the United States and one from the Commonwealth to be the first to finish the 335 km (210 mile) race. Alexander Skarsgard and The Wire actor Dominic West

  • Celebrities tweet support for Joey Essex on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

    I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! launched on Sunday night, with hosts Ant and Dec introducing this year's line-up of jungle contestants. The thirteenth series has already gained a host of celebrity fans, who tuned in and took to Twitter to share their excitement and views. TOWIE star Joey Essex is already favoured to win and provided much entertainment from the start of the episode, with the television personality filmed screaming and skydiving out of a helicopter.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR MORE PICTURES "@JoeyEssex_ you're making me laugh Boi," tweeted Made in Chelsea's Jamie Laing. "Crying my eyes out watching @JoeyEssex_ jumping

  • Naomi Campbell's best style hits

    Naomi Campbell has enthralled viewers of her hit TV show The Face with her mesmerising modelling masterclasses and fierce mentoring approach – not to mention her fabulous outfits. As the programme's finale airs on Monday night, HELLO! Online takes a look at the supermodel's recent style hits — click on the photo below for the full

  • Sophie Wessex meets Doctor Whos past and present and comes face to face with a Dalek

    Sophie, Countess of Wessex delighted Doctor Who fans as she hosted a reception to mark the show's 50th anniversary on Monday. Click on photos for gallery of Sophie's party. The elegant royal, a fan of the television show since she was a little girl, was in high spirits as she welcomed guests to the Buckingham Palace party. Donning a scarlet dress with wavy feminine neckline, Sophie looked radiant as usual. The mother-of-two wore her hair swept up in a bun and completed her chic look with a matching diamond earrings and necklace set.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF SOPHIE'S PARTY The beautiful royal

  • The Face: meet the finalists

    As fans of supermodel Naomi Campbell's hit TV show The Face gear up for the programme's finale, HELLO! Online takes a look at the four finalists who will battle it out to become the face of Max Factor. Click on the photos to see the girls' portfolios. Emma Holmes Emma, 17, is half Dutch, half Jamaican and describes herself as "the whitest black girl you’ll ever meet". Straight-talking, charismatic and feisty, she’s currently in sixth form, studying history and politics, but also loves literature and finds a release through her own writing. She lives in Kent with her mum, who has

  • Matt Smith on the 'exciting' Doctor Who anniversary episode

    Matt Smith says he’s thrilled to finally see Doctor Who in 3D when it hits cinemas on Saturday 23 November — scroll down for video. “My chin is in 3D. I think it's about time,” said Matt. “Frankly I think it's exciting. I think this show was born for 3D. The TARDIS in 3D looks brilliant." Tickets for 3D showings of the special, which will be screened in 216 cinemas nationwide, sold out in October.   The 75-minute episode stars the current Doctor Matt, his predecessor David Tennant and companions Clara (Jenna Louise Coleman) and Rose (Billie Piper). Veteran actor John Hurt will also

  • Brown rice pudding

    "This version of a baked rice pudding is everything you could ever want from a dessert and more; it fills your kitchen with warm scented spice notes, it's nutritious, comforting and brimming with goodness," says Amber Rose, author of Love Bake Nourish. "For me it is definitely a pudding for autumn or winter, when your body craves warmth. This recipe makes quite a large amount but I love it just as much the following morning for breakfast." Serves 4–6 Ingredients 200g brown rice, rinsed in cold water ½ teaspoon salt 1 litre whole milk 2 tablespoons demerara sugar or rapadura 2 tablespoons honey ½ vanilla pod, split lengthways (or 1

  • Spiced fairy cakes

    "After years of trying to avoid the usual chocolate overload at Easter, I came up with these. I think spring – and Easter especially – is a time of year when many people like to bake," says Amber Rose, author of Love Bake Nourish. "However, unless you’re an exceptional baker, hot cross buns are not always easy to get right, and often store-bought ones are tastier. I wanted to create something that anybody can make and these little cakes are just the ticket, combining traditional Easter spices with light spring colours and beautiful flowers. You can colour the icing by

  • Rosewater and strawberry cake

    "This cake is one to make when strawberries are fragrant and sweet, when picnics are plentiful and late afternoons turn into lovely evenings spent with family and friends and there’s that beautiful summer light," says Amber Rose, author of Love Bake Nourish. "Strawberries and roses are at their best during the same months of summer, so it seems only right to put the two flavours together, with a little lemon for a light zesty freshness." Serves 8–10 Ingredients 220g unsalted butter, softened 220g white spelt flour, sifted 3 medium free-range eggs 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons rosewater 225g maple syrup Grated zest of ½ unwaxed lemon Unrefined icing sugar

  • Made in Chelsea's Louise Thompson's weight loss secret

    Made In Chelsea star Louise Thompson has revealed she had a fat freezing treatment to remove stubborn fat on her thighs. "Even though I've been exercising regularly and eating well, I've still found it hard to shift the fat from my inner thighs," revealed the pretty brunette. "It's been about six weeks since I had the treatment and I can see a big reduction of my thighs and I'm told the reduction will continue for the next 3-4 weeks."   After the procedure, Louise tweeted, "Feeling super skinny thanks to @LoveLiteUK #thighgap coming along nicely". The 23-year-old went to Harley Street for the Lipoglaze

  • Interview: psychologist Anjula Mutanda, author of How to do Relationships, analyses why Spencer Matthews cheats

    Made in Chelsea's Spencer Matthews is no stranger to relationship drama and attention from girls near and far. The BAFTA-Award winning series has seen its resident lothario admit to cheating on his past three co-star girlfriends — Louise Thompson, Lucy Watson and Stephanie Pratt. Click on photos below for Made in Chelsea gallery. Psychologist and author of How to do Relationships Anjula Mutanda shares her expert opinion with HELLO! Online. Why does Spencer cheat? Why did Louise go back to him? And did his behaviour really influence Louise to cheat on Andy Jordan?   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR MIC GALLERY Why do you think men

  • Lemon and mascarpone tart

    "The mascarpone in this tart creates a creamier, softer finish, which is less sharp than a classic tarte au citron," says Amber Rose, author of Love Bake Nourish. "I love both, but find I come back to this one on a more regular basis." Serves 10 - 12 Ingredients Finely grated zest and juice of 4 unwaxed lemons 4 large free-range eggs and 4 egg yolks 200g mascarpone 215g maple syrup or honey 25cm spelt shortcrust pastry tart case , baked and cooled, but still in its tin Unrefined icing sugar, for dusting (optional) Method Preheat the oven to 150ºC. Combine the lemon juice and zest in a small bowl.

  • Say HELLO! to Oprah Winfrey with these ten facts

    The list of Oprah Winfrey’s accomplishments is endless. Talk-show host, news anchor, producer, actress, author, businesswoman – she seems to succeed at whatever she sets her mind to. The Mississippi-born star is currently receiving critical acclaim for her role in The Butler, in which she co-stars with Forest Whitaker. HELLO! Online has compiled ten facts about one of the world’s most influential women.   1. Her real name is actually Orpah, but after people kept mispronouncing it as Oprah, the nickname stuck. 2. The best-selling author was taught to read and write by her grandmother by the age of three. 3. Oprah Winfrey has

  • Zesty lemon and lime cheesecake

    Preparation time 10 mins Setting time 2 hours Serves 4 Ingredients 500g Alpro Lemon & Lime alternative to yogurt 50ml rapeseed oil 2 tbsp maple flavoured agave 50g toasted hazelnuts 75g oat cakes 1 tbsp agar flakes 3 tbsp elderflower cordial Fresh elderflowers (optional) Method Add the Alpro Lemon & Lime, elderflower cordial and agar flakes to a small pan and warm over a medium heat for 5 minutes, whisking to dissolve the flakes. Using a rolling pin, crush the hazelnuts and oat cakes until you have medium to fine crumbs. Add the maple flavoured agave syrup and rapeseed oil to the mixture and stir. Scoop the mixture into the base of 4