• Thrifty Keira Knightley recycles wedding dress for red carpet event

    Keira Knightley stepped out in the same dress she wore at her wedding to attend a charity gala on Tuesday night. The Teddington-born actress looked as stunning as she did on her big day, donning the strapless, pale pink Rodarte ballerina-style dress. Giving her favourite little number a special twist, Keira added a sheer overlay with cream embroidered beading on the collar and the cuffs. The Atonement star kept her look fresh with bare legs and strappy gold heels.   Keira was joined by her husband of seven months, James Righton, at the SeriousFun Gala which took place at London's Roundhouse. The Klaxons band

  • Downton Abbey Christmas special: a royal scandal

    The Downton Abbey Christmas special is set to be one of the TV highlights of the festive season. Set six months after the end of series four, the two hour episode will revolve around Lady Rose's entry into high society at a 'coming out' ceremony at Buckingham Palace.   It is the summer season, and the family and servants are at Grantham House, their London residence, preparing for the busy social season — but they are embroiled in a scandal that threatens to engulf the British monarchy. As Lady Rose is presented to King George V and his wife Queen Mary by

  • Princess Beatrice joins Prince Harry's former girlfriend Chelsy Davy at exhibition

    Princess Beatrice mingled with her cousin Prince Harry's former girlfriend Chelsy Davy at a private viewing of Nikolai Von Bismarck's new photography exhibition on Tuesday night. The 25-year-old royal went for wintry chic for the exclusive evening and viewing of In Ethiopia at London's 12 Francis Street Gallery, wearing a navy blue skater skirt and black jacket. She kept warm in opaque tights and finished her outfit with a pair of black heels.   She wore her auburn locks in loose waves for the evening. Beatrice was in good company, accompanied by her boyfriend Dave Clark who was handsome in jeans, a grey

  • Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden joins Fifty Shades of Grey cast

    The Fifty Shades of Grey cast has welcomed its newest member – Marcia Gay Harden will play Christian Grey's mum. The Oscar-winning American actress will star as Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey who adopts Christian when his birth mother dies. She joins a star-studded cast which includes Jamie Dornan as Christian, Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele and singer Rita Ora as Christian's sister.   As the cast members names are revealed, filming is underway in Vancouver. Jamie and Dakota were spotted shooting one of the book's first scenes which sees the pair meet for the first time for an interview in a coffee shop. The RIP

  • Queen Maxima appointed queen regent and to take royal responsibilities if husband Willem-Alexander passes away

    Queen Maxima of the Netherlands has been appointed the country's regent by the Dutch Senate and the House of Representatives. The new legislation means that the Argentine-born blonde will be able to observe royal duties if her husband King Willem-Alexander passes away while the heir – their eldest daughter Amalia – is still under age.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Queen Maxima would then remain in the position until her daughter, who turns ten on 7 December, comes of age and is able to take on the royal duties herself. The regency of Queen Maxima was officially established on Tuesday when the

  • Paul Walker's team set record straight about daughter Meadow

    Days after Fast & Furious star Paul Walker's tragic death and reports that his daughter Meadow witnessed the horrific scene, his team have released a statement to set the record straight. "It is unfortunate that claims are being made to the media that Paul's daughter Meadow was at the event on Saturday when the accident occurred," said the statement posted on the actor's official Facebook page. "We want to clarify that Paul went to the event alone. Meadow was not at the charity event on Saturday and thankfully, did not witness the accident. Any claims stating otherwise are inaccurate."   CLICK ON PHOTO

  • The Apprentice star Tim Campbell reveals private battle with cancer

    Tim Campbell, the first ever winner of The Apprentice, has revealed that he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The entrepreneur received the devastating news on the day before the start of Movember, when men grow moustaches to raise awareness about men's health. After receiving the all-clear following surgery, Tim, 36, now wants to share his story in the hope it will inspire others to get tested. "Two of our directors grew moustaches last year and, seeing how ridiculous they looked, I thought I'd do the same this year to raise money for charity," the father-of-two told the Evening Standard.   CLICK ON PHOTO

  • Christian Slater ties the knot in impromptu wedding ceremony

    Christian Slater is a married man. The Hollywood star and his long-term love Brittany Lopez tied the knot on Monday at the courthouse in Coral Gables, Florida. Christian, 44, and business development consultant Brittany celebrated their engagement with a big party with family and friends earlier in the year, and had originally planned to wed in a small ceremony at a later date.   But as they arrived at the courthouse to get their marriage license, they spontaneously decided to get married there and then, People confirms. Christian is currently splitting his time between Florida — where the couple live, and where Brittany

  • Tom Daley 'overwhelmed' by support after revealing he's dating a guy

    Olympic diver Tom Daley has said he feels "overwhelmed" with the support he has received since revealing he's in a relationship with a man. The day after making the announcement, via a YouTube video, 19-year-old posted on Twitter: "I'd just like to say again a massive thanks for all the support yesterday...it truly was overwhelming xx"   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Fans were quick to commend his honesty, and celebrities also expressed their admiration on Twitter. Lady Gaga called him "inspiring and brave" and Kylie Minogue used the same phrase to describe the Devon-born sportsman, adding the hastag "RespectTom". Others showing their support included

  • Nigella Lawson denies drug charges as she gives evidence in fraud trial

    Nigella Lawson has said that drug allegations heard against her in court are "false". The celebrity chef appeared at Isleworth Crown Court on Wednesday morning to give evidence against her former personal assistants Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo, who stand accused of fraud.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The Italian sisters allegedly spent nearly £700,000 on luxury goods using credit cards. They deny the charge, which is said to have taken place between January 2008 and last December, and have claimed that they were allowed to use the cards in exchange for covering up Nigella's drug use. Nigella categorically denied their allegations. She said her court

  • Nelson Mandela putting up a 'courageous' fight from his 'deathbed' says daughter

    Anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela is still fighting for his life, said his daughter. Makaziwe Mandela told South Africa television that the country's former president is "still with us, strong, courageous". "Even for a lack of a better word... on his deathbed he is teaching us lessons - lessons in patience, in love, lessons of tolerance," she added.   She went on: "Every moment, every minute with my father amazes me and there are times when I have to pinch myself that I come from this man who is so strong, who is a fighter."  Since September the 95-year-old has been treated at home after

  • The top 50 most iconic hairstyles

    Jennifer Aniston, Marilyn Monroe and Kate Middleton are among the celebrities named as having the most iconic hairstyles of the last 60 years. Click on the photo below for the full gallery of the top 50. It's no surprise that A-list actress Jennifer bagged the second spot on the list, compiled by haircare brand Fabriah.com. The choppy, layered hairstyle she sported during her time in Friends was widely copied and nicknamed 'The Rachel'. More unlikely candidates in the form of TOWIE stars Lucy Mecklenburgh and Sam Faiers made the cut, while cartoon character Marg Simpson made a surprise appearance.   Marilyn Monroe took

  • Lucy Mecklenburgh 'taking a break' from TOWIE

    TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh was reported to have quit the hit reality TV show, but HELLO! Online can reveal that she may not be leaving the series for good. "Lucy is having a break from filming after a whirlwind series," said a source. "Emotionally she's torn between her feelings for Mario and a surprise new romance with Tom. She needs some time and a bit of space to clear her head."   Lucy Mecklenburgh Rumours first emerged that the 22-year-old was calling time on her television career after she was left frustrated with the way she was portrayed on the show. Lucy was caught in

  • Popularity of royal baby names falls as Breaking Bad inspires new parents

    While the royal family have previously proved inspirational for parents naming their newborn babies, there has recently been a noticeable shift in attitudes. Now, new mums and dads are choosing not to name their children after members of the royal family, because they do not want to be seen as 'copycats'.   Babycentre revealed the latest trend in their list of the top 100 UK baby names for 2013. Olivia is the most popular name for girls, and Oliver for boys. The name George, which has been rising in popularity since 2010, was placed at number nine in the chart in June. But

  • William fails to impress like Kate did on the volleyball court

    Prince William tried his hand in a game of volleyball on Wednesday morning but the future King failed to impress like his wife Kate Middleton did when she took to the court a few weeks ago. Onlookers said the Duke of Cambridge got off to a shaky start at the coaching skills session but soon got into the swing of things. "He came in late, but he adapted very quickly," said Greg Mateo, a mentor helping run the activity at the Westway Sports Centre in Kensington.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY "I think we were all confused initially, but part of the objective is

  • Nigella Lawson is poised and elegant as she makes court appearance

    Nigella Lawson oozed style and elegance as she stepped out for her court appearance on Wednesday. The poised star held her head high as she walked into the Isleworth Crown Court wearing a sleek black coat over a suit. Her hair had been styled into soft waves. Her impeccable appearance sent out a strong message from the TV personality, who has maintained a dignified silence in the wake of the claims against her.   Nigella went on to say in court that the drug allegations are "false". Meanwhile, some of her famous friends jumped to her defence on Twitter. "#teamnigella," said Dawn O'Porter, while

  • Christmas TV: guide to this season's must-see specials

    The Christmas period is the perfect time to kick back, relax on the sofa and enjoy the brilliant festive specials on telly. Click on the photo below to see what's showing when. HELLO! Online has compiled the best must-see TV shows of the season, airing around Christmas and New Year. From massive events such as Doctor Who's regeneration and the incredible return of Sherlock, to festive specials from hit shows Downton Abbey, Strictly Come Dancing and more, this year's holiday listings is sure to keep you entertained.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR CHRISTMAS TV

  • All the details on Kate's tiara

    Kate Middleton dazzled in a tiara loaned to her by the Queen as she stepped out for a black tie event on Tuesday night. Kensington Palace confirmed that the glittering headpiece had belonged to Princess Margaret, who wore it to the same event – the Diplomatic Reception – 55 years ago in 1958. The tiara featured a diamond and pearl design with fanned motifs, floating diamond arches, two pearls at the base and a showstopping top pearl in the centre.   It was made from one of Princess Margaret's wedding gifts, a necklace of a Greek key pattern with pendant diamonds and pearls

  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West consider Palace of Versailles for wedding venue

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have their sights set on the Palace of Versailles as the venue for their wedding, according to reports. The queen of reality TV and the king of rap are considering the lavish, royal chateau which is situated on the outskirts of Paris for their big day. Kim has previously hinted that they might tie the knot in the romantic French capital. At the end of October she said "I want (Kanye) to have whatever he wants," adding that "someplace Parisian" might be an option.   "Kanye has never been married and wants a big [wedding]," a source told

  • Paul Walker's autopsy details revealed

    Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker died from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries," a coroner's report has revealed. The LA coroner published the results of an autopsy on the 40-year-old actor who died in a car crash along with a friend last Saturday. Paul's friend and the driver of the Porsche Carrera GT, Roger Rodas, died of multiple traumatic injuries.   The coroner ruled that both deaths were accidents and said that the injuries occurred when the sports car hit a fixed object in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. Paul and Roger had been attending a fundraiser organised by the actor's charity