• London unlocked: Savvy visitors find luxury London accommodation through Kippsy

    London epitomises a metropolitan lifestyle. It embraces a melting pot of food, arts, theatre, a Royal family and draws in over 15 million visitors every year. When deciding where to stay, tourists are generally faced with two choices. To opt for high-priced hotels, which tend to be the same in every country; or to settle for small, cramped, shared accommodation reminiscent of student accomodation. However now there is a third option, Kippsy. Kippsy is a collaborative accommodation website which taps into the current trend of the sharing economy to connect landlords to travellers in luxury, centrally-located apartments. Research has shown that visitors are

  • In pictures: Celebrity godparents and their famous godchildren

    They're some of world's best-known celebrities so it's hardly surprising they called on their famous friends to be godparents to their children. Click on the photo below to see our gallery of celebrity godparents and to find out which Spice Girl chose two of her bandmates to be godmothers to her daughter and which Hollywood director is godfather to two silver screen sirens...   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR

  • Jade Jagger's daughter Assisi announces her joyful pregnancy news

    Jade Jagger's daughter Assisi Jackson has exclusively revealed to HELLO! Magazine that she is expecting her first child. The arrival of 21-year-old Assisi's baby at the end of April will make her mother Jade a grandmother at the age of 42 – and her grandfather Sir Mick a great-grandfather for the first time.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Announcing her pregnancy to HELLO! Magazine about the impending arrival, she says that giving birth at a young age runs in the family; Jade was just 20 when Assisi was born. "The women in our family just tend to have children young, it runs in

  • Kendall Jenner: Harry Styles and I are 'cool'

    Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles raised a few eyebrows when they headed out on an intimate dinner date last week. But a few days after their rendezvous, the pretty 18-year-old reality star has hinted that things are purely platonic – for now. "We're friends. He's cool, yeah, he's cool," Kendall told Guiliana Rancic on the red carpet at the American Music Awards on Sunday.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE "You go out with one person, you're automatically dating them." Her younger sister Kylie Jenner added, "It's very hard to have friends of the opposite sex." Kendall was certainly dressed to impressed the star-studded event, where,

  • Taylor Swift, One Direction, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna all winners at American Music Awards

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Taylor Swift, One Direction, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna all scooped multiple trophies at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. Country singer Taylor took home a grand total of four awards, including the top prize of the night, Artist of The Year, making it the first time an artist scoops the gong three years in a row. "I'm 23 and I have no idea what's going to happen to me in my life," she said in her acceptance speech. "But if [the fans] decided on something as wonderful as this [award], then we're pretty much in it together."   CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • Victoria and David Beckham reportedly buy £50million London home

    David and Victoria Beckham are starting a new chapter in 2014. After spending a final family Christmas at Beckingham Palace, the couple and their children will reportedly move into their new home – a £50 million townhouse property in central London. Since returning to the UK from LA nearly a year ago, the family have been renting a house in the British capital, but it’s now understood that they’ve decided to put down roots in an exclusive west London neighbourhood after leaving their Hertfordshire mansion behind.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Their new home is said to boast seven bedrooms – plenty

  • Steal their style: Kate Middleton and Katy Perry

    The world can't stop talking about the two Kates. Neither Katy Perry, nor the Duchess of Cambridge, can step outside without the media evaluating everything from their shoes to their hairstyles. However, apart from this the two are very different, especially when it comes to their styles. While George's mum works a classic look that's fit for royalty – usually opting for nudes and nautical stripes, Katy Perry rocks a quirkier more sassy style. Whichever Kate is your number one style icon, we’ll show you how to emulate her look with ease. It’s easy to see why Kate is such an icon

  • Stylish Kylie Jenner is bang on trend as she unveils new fringe at AMAs

    The Jenner girls are used to turning heads wherever they go – and that was certainly the case when Kylie and Kendall attended the American Music Awards on Sunday. While Kendall's rumoured romance with Harry Styles was the talk of the red carpet, it was her younger sister who stole the show with her style transformation.   Kylie debuted a new fringe as she arrived for the star-studded ceremony. The 16-year-old revealed heavy bangs that complemented her ombre tresses – but it seems she isn't quite ready commit to the look; the fringe was later revealed to be a clip-on. Kylie looked chic

  • Jessica Biel denies marriage problems as she watches AMAs 'from home tonight'

    Jessica Biel caused quite a stir when she didn't accompany her husband Justin Timberlake to the American Music Awards on Sunday night. The internet went into overdrive with speculations about their marriage fuelled by her absence, but the stunning brunette was quick to set the record straight, posting a message on Twitter. "I'm watching from home tonight. Calm down, Internet," wrote the 31-year-old actress.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Jessica, 31, missed out on a big night for her hubby at the prestigious Los Angeles fan-voted music awards, where the star scooped three awards including favourite pop/rock male artist, favourite soul/R&B album

  • 'It's just the beginning for Hannah Barrett,' says Nicole Scherzinger after her shock X Factor exit

    Nicole Scherzinger is putting on a brave face after her girl Hannah Barrett's shock exit from X Factor. The judge tweeted: "'That last performance of Hannah said it all. Thanku to the believers! We didn't lose because we are #Li-ving & this is just the beginning for @HannahBMusic'.   Nicole comforts her protege The post was accompanied by smiley instagram images of Nicole and her mentee, who gave a gutsy performance of Etta James' I'd Rather Go Blind in her sing off against Rough Copy. Clearly proud of the way her act had risen to the occasion, the American beauty put her arms around

  • Prince Charles marks 65th birthday with lavish party at Buckingham Palace

    After marking his actual 65th birthday in Sri Lanka with the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles celebrated on his return with a lavish party at Buckingham Palace. Last Thursday the heir to the throne was the guest of honour at a bash which also celebrated his the 35th anniversary of his patronage of the Philharmonia Orchestra, and the bicentenary of composer Richard Wagner.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The exclusive party, which reportedly cost £500,000, featured a champagne reception and a concert from the Philharmonia, with Charles choosing the music. According to the Daily Telegraph, the event was paid for Indian private equity

  • Francesca Eastwood and Jordan Feldstein annul marriage after one week

    Francesca Eastwood and Jonah Hill's brother, Jordan Feldstein, are to annul their week-long marriage, according to new reports. The pair, who "hadn't been dating that long", filed a marriage license with the Clark County Recorder's Office on Sunday 17 November. Francesca and Jordan, who manages Hollywood stars including Adam Levine, Maroon 5 and Robin Thicke, exchanged vows at the Simple Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. The idea of getting married was apparently fuelled by alcohol, sources close to the duo told TMZ.   The 20-year-old model and daughter of Clint Eastwood appeared to have immediate regrets the following day, and was pictured not

  • 'It wasn't my decision to leave': EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing

    EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing has discussed her departure from the BBC soap, confirming that it wasn’t her decision to leave Albert Square. It was announced in September that Kierston – who plays Kirsty Branning – was one of four faces being axed from the show following the arrival of new boss Dominic Treadwell-Collins.   "It wasn't my decision, it was theirs," the actress told TV Extra. "A new producer came on board and he wanted to shake things up." Kierston admitted she would have "happily stayed" on the soap but said she was relieved after becoming increasingly unhappy with some of her storylines. "I

  • Prince Harry snowed in at Antarctic base camp

    Prince Harry and his fellow Walking with the Wounded expedition members are facing further delays after a snow storm hit their base camp accommodation. Bad weather and high winds have left the three South Pole teams largely confined to their basic blocks at Novolazarevskaya Station in temperatures of -10C (14F).   Prince Harry and Dominic West Since arriving in the Antartica on Friday, the group have only been able to take part in some of the scheduled skiing exercises designed to help them acclimatise to the hostile conditions. To pass the time while they wait, the teams from the UK, US and the Commonwealth

  • Pumpkin pie

    Serves 4 Ingredients 500g pumpkin puree (steamed and drained well through cloth) ½ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg 120 ml milk 120 ml double cream 4 pcs eggs 220 g honey (slightly warm) Method • Blind bake the sweet paste (base) then brush with egg wash. • Mix together the salt, nutmeg, milk and cream and add into the beaten egg then add the puree. • Lastly add the warm honey and pour into the tart shell and bake at 180 C for 10 minutes and 160 C for about 20 minutes. Topping cream 100 g Crème Fraiche 100 g Whipped Cream Thanks to Head Chef Julian Ward at JW Steakhouse

  • A slice of pie: ten traditional American desserts

    While our American friends get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday 28 November, there's no reason why we can't join in on the fun – click on the photo gallery below for our top ten dessert recipes. From pumpkin pie and key lime pie to double chocolate brownies, from mud pie and pumpkin and cranberry cake to gluten-free blueberry muffins, who ever needed an excuse to have a slice of something deliciously sweet?   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR TEN TRADITIONAL AMERICAN

  • Raisin and bitter chocolate mud cake

    Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 6 - 8 Ingredients 100g Fairtrade raisins 100ml boiling hot strong Fairtrade coffee 250g unsalted butter 300g Fairtrade soft dark brown sugar 250g Fairtrade 70% bitter dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces 6 large Freedom Food free range egg yolks 6 large Freedom Food free range egg whites 1 tsp Maldon sea salt Fairtrade bitter cocoa powder, for dusting Line a 20cm springform cake tin and set aside. Preheat the oven to 180°C / fan 160°C / Gas 4. Method Pour the boiling hot coffee over the raisins. Set aside for 20 minutes to become plump. Melt the butter and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium

  • Lady Gaga channels Donatella in new Versace campaign

    Click on the photos below to see Lady Gaga's recent most talked about looks… Pop sensation Lady Gaga has been unveiled as the new face of Versace. Sporting poker-straight, waist-length platinum blonde hair parted down the middle, the singer channels the Italian fashion house's creative director Donatella Versace as she poses for the new campaign.   The image, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, is emblazoned with 'Lady Gaga For Versace' and the hashtag #VersaceLovesGaga. "I am honoured that my friend Lady Gaga is the face of our new Versace campaign," said Donatella. "I wanted to capture her true beauty and spirit in images

  • Coleen Rooney 'would like another child' with Wayne

    Barely six months after giving birth to her second child, Coleen Rooney is hoping to add to her team’s line-up, she revealed to HELLO!. “I’d probably like another one – not too soon though,” says Coleen, who has sons Kai, four, and baby Klay with her husband, Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney. “I think a girl would complete the family but because the boys get on so well, another boy would be just as nice. But at the moment life’s good. It’s busy but I’m enjoying it.”   The 27-year-old fashion designer is known for scoring high in the style stakes, something she

  • The idyllic Italian lake wedding of Andrey and Anna

    HELLO! Online readers Anna and Andrey got engaged in New York on Valentine's Day, and within seven months the couple had their dream wedding sorted thanks to wedding planners Leoeventi. Click on photo below to view their special day.   Anna and Andrey tied the knot in a private villa overlooking Lake Maggiore, Italy on a romantic winter's day. "I honestly don't believe any advice is good enough for the bride on her wedding day," said the bride. "Your wedding day is one of the most important and emotional days of your life, so you need to be nervous. "My personal experience suggests two

  • King Juan Carlos of Spain is all smiles as he leaves hospital following hip replacement

    King Juan Carlos of Spain has left hospital after undergoing a successful hip replacement operation. The 75-year-old monarch was all smiles as he left the Quiron University Hospital on Monday. "Everything is very good. Fantastic. Thank you," he said to reporters from the car as he left for Zarzuela Palace to continue his recovery.   The head of the Spanish royal family arrived at the hospital four days ago. His wife Queen Sofia, his son Prince Felipe and his wife Princess Letizia and their two young daughters Infanta Leonor and Infanta Sofia visited the monarch during his stay. The king's daughters Princess Cristina and Princess Elena

  • X Factor's Hannah Barrett defends 'really, really nervous' Tamera Foster

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO She left the X Factor on Sunday amid some controversy, but Hannah Barrett has said she believes it was the "right time" for her to leave the show. The gracious singer appeared on Daybreak on Monday morning, shortly after her shock departure from the ITV competition, and said that while she was "upset" about being voted off, she "had a feeling" it was coming. Hannah, 17, also took the opportunity to defend fellow contestant Tamera Foster, who avoided being in the bottom two despite forgetting the words to her song for the third time. "I'll say in her defence

  • Party dress edit: the best festive frocks

    With party season upon us and a diary packed full of festive functions, it's time to find the perfect party dress. Whether you're after sequins, sparkle, leather or floral, let HELLO! Online take the strain out of hunting down a sure-fire headturner with our ultimate dress edit. Click on the photo below for the full gallery.   We've also compiled our pick of the best long evening gowns for anyone with a more formal occasion in the calendar – click on the photo below to see the full gallery of maxi

  • Strictly Christmas special lineup revealed

    The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special lineup has been revealed. The six celebrities battling it out to be king or queen of the ballroom are Saturdays' songstress Rochelle Humes, musical star Elaine Paige, DJ Sara Cox, Bros singer Matt Goss, Eastenders' actor Ricky Norwood and comedian Rufus Hound. The celebrity contestants will perform a special yuletide routine in a bid to be crowned 2013 Christmas champions and lift the famous silver star trophy.   On Monday night the lineup was officially confirmed on It Takes Two. Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly preside over the merry proceedings, and judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno

  • Sparkle this Christmas with HELLO!'s beauty book

    Feel fantastic this festive season with HELLO!'s must-have beauty book. Featuring exclusive style tips from Kim Kardashian, Penelope Cruz and Natalia Vodianova this 108-page glossy special, on sale for just 50p extra with this week's HELLO! magazine, has got Christmas and New Year wrapped. Kate Moss's make-up artist, Charlotte Tilbury, reveals her top five easy looks, and trainer to the stars David Kirsch shares the LBD shape-up plan that has seen him work wonders for clients such as Heidi Klum, Sophie Dahl and Anne Hathaway.   With hair inspiration from the catwalks, detox guru Kimberley Snyder's legendary smoothie recipe, and our pick of

  • David Emanuel on how he and Princess Diana kept her wedding dress a secret

    Princess Diana's wedding dress designer David Emanuel revealed how he kept the famous ivory silk gown a secret ahead of her 1981 nuptials. The famous dress's flowing 25ft train meant that it had to be moved from his shop to Buckingham Palace where it was kept in a cordoned off wing to keep the design a secret. "I said we can't have these [footmen] here because they're going to see what's going on and they might leak it and we've promised to keep it a secret," the 61-year-old explained.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY He spoke about his first impressions of the Princess