• Tributes pour in for 'hero of our time' Nelson Mandela

    Tributes for revered statesman Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95, have been led by David Cameron. "A great light has gone out in the world. Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time," the PM tweeted. "I've asked for the flag at No10 to be flown at half mast." Barack Obama made a statement from the White House.   "He achieved more than can be expected of any man," the US president said. "He no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the angels. "Madiba transformed South Africa and he moved all of us." Prince William and Kate Middleton, who attended the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

  • Freedom fighter Nelson Mandela's most famous quotes

    Nelson Mandela combined a lawyer's intellect with the wisdom of a tribal elder — click on photo below for his most famous quotes. When he spoke quietly, firmly and with a ramrod bearing that even 27 years in prison could not bow, people listened. The beauty of his dogged approach was that if they didn't get the message the first time, the freedom fighter-turned-statesman was quite willing to repeat it again and again.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY And the anti-Apartheid hero won't just be remembered for fiery speeches demanding justice, the leader had a warm wit that disarmed those who met him. Who else could

  • Cheers! Childhood fan Cheryl Cole makes special guest appearance on Coronation Street

    Coronation Street has welcomed one of Britain's biggest pop stars, Cheryl Cole, to its cobbled streets for a one-off charity episode. The 30-year-old singer has made a special appearance on the soap, pulling pints alongside Michelle Keegan — who plays Tina McIntyre.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY In a sketch specially written to raise money for Text Santa, Cheryl arrives in Weatherfield to visit her childhood friend Tina at the Rovers Return. She aims to take her up to Newcastle to celebrate Christmas — but things don't go according to plan. "It's always been part of my life, we'd all watch it as

  • In pictures: royals on the red carpet at film premieres

    As William and Kate prepare to walk the red carpet at the premiere of Mandela: Long Road to Freedom on Thursday night, HELLO! Online have searched the archives for photos of royals at movie premieres. We've found an enchanting selection of images including a stunning black and white portrait of screen siren Grace Kelly in the 50s, a string of Princess Diana's showstopping outfits from the 80s and 90s, the Queen in her dazzling royal finery and modern day fairytale couple William and Kate. Click on the photo below to see the gallery:   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR

  • Tom Daley reveals boyfriend was 'love at first sight'

    Having revealed that he is dating a guy in a YouTube video, Tom Daley has now spoken out that it was "love at first sight". Speaking on The Jonathan Ross Show, the Olympic diving hero says that "it really was love at first sight, I'd never felt like anything like it before." He goes on to explain how he met his boyfriend, who is rumoured to be American screenwriter, Dustin Lance Black: "We were at a party and I hadn't even spoken to him all night. I didn't know what to do or if he was gay at first."   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR

  • Simon Cowell's pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman finalises divorce

    Lauren Silverman, the pregnant girlfriend of Simon Cowell, finalised her divorce from husband Andrew Silverman in New York Civil Court on Wednesday. The 37-year-old reached an amicable divorce settlement with her ex-husband in August, one month after the news broke that she was expecting a baby with Simon. Both Lauren and Andrew have agreed to share joint custody of their seven-year-old son. It has also been reported that the settlement includes a $2million payment to Lauren.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE   In August, the US socialite said in a statement, "I am committed to sorting things out with Andrew as amicably as possible

  • Brad Pitt to fly Down Under for family Christmas

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been on opposite sides of the globe recently – but they will be together for a family Christmas, it has been reported. Brad, who has been in the UK filming The Fury while his fiancée has been residing in Australia as she directs Unbroken, is flying Down Under just after his 50th birthday on 18 December, according to Us Weekly. "They're used to celebrating wherever they're working," the magazine's source said.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Needless to say their six children Maddox, 12, Pax, ten, Zahara, 8, Shiloh, 7, and five-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox

  • Zoe Saldana confirms her marriage to Marco Perego

    Zoe Saldana has confirmed her marriage to Italian artist Marco Perego. Months after it was reported that Zoe and Marco had tied the knot in a secret ceremony in London, the 35-year-old actress confirmed the news on Jimmy Kimmel Live.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "Congratulations!" said Jimmy on Tuesday night's show. "You got married since the last time I saw you." "I did," replied Zoe to loud cheers and applause from the audience. "Thank you, thank you. And congratulations to you too. You got married." "Thank you," said Jimmy, who married his long-term girlfriend Molly McNearney in July. "I got married in Ojai, which is about

  • Paul Walker's girlfriend Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell makes an emotional visit to his home

    Paul Walker's girlfriend Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell made an emotional visit to the late actor's home on Tuesday. College student Jasmine, 23, who had been with 40-year-old Paul for seven years, was seen for the first time since his tragic death when she visited his house in Santa Barbara. Upon her arrival, grief-stricken Jasmine was seen wiping tears from her eyes and embracing a supportive male friend.   Jasmine, who was said to becoming like a stepmother to Paul's 15-year-old daughter Meadow, spent around three hours with the actor's family at the Fast and Furious actor's house. In the days since Paul tragically died in a car crash, Jasmine has been comforted by her

  • I'm A Celebrity campmates in tears after reading emotional letters from home

    The I'm A Celebrity contestants broke down in tears as they were presented with emails from home on Wednesday night's episode. After nearly three weeks of surviving in the jungle, the famous faces were comforted with personal messages from their nearest and dearest. In order to receive their letter, each campmate had to randomly select a ball with a fellow contestant's name on it. They then had 90 seconds to roll the ball along a giant keyboard into a "Save" hole, to win their campmate their email.   Kian Egan collects the campmates' letters "Oh, that's just cruel," said Emmerdale's Lucy Parteger. "It's scary because I know I'm

  • Victoria Beckham's wedding tiara to fetch up to £25,000

    The tiara that Victoria Beckham wore on her wedding day is set to fetch up to £25,000 when it goes under the hammer on Thursday. The stunning gold and diamond headpiece topped off her fairytale look as she married her footballer love David in July 1999. The item's designer Slim Barrett said his inspiration for the coronet-style headpiece came from his love of Eastern design and Parisian haute couture.   He combined the two to create Victoria's tiara, which is made from 18-carat gold, set with large brilliant-cut diamonds and suspended diamond drops. He called it 'East of Paris'. Victoria commissioned the tiara for

  • Paul Walker's Fast and Furious co-stars created touching tribute video

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The cast and crew of Fast & Furious have created a touching tribute video to the film series' late star Paul Walker, who died in a car crash on Saturday. The YouTube video features clips of Paul from the famous films while the song Coming Home with vocals by Skylar Grey plays in the background. Scenes featuring Paul with his co-stars Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson and Michelle Rodriguez play throughout the video ending with a poignant photo of the actor leaning on a sports car under the words 'In Loving Memory'.   In a message accompanying the video on YouTube, its creators asked that supporters send donations

  • Norway's Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit pictured smiling together days after separation rumours

    Norway's Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit have been pictured together for the first time since rumours of an impending separation began to swirl last week. The Norweigan royal couple were all smiles as they were photographed together for a charity's Facebook page. A snapshot of the pair and fellow members of the board of directors was posted on the social media site on Wednesday.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The pretty blonde princess and her handsome dark-haired prince stood shoulder to shoulder beaming for the camera. Another photo inside the Kronprinsparets Fund headquarters showed them taking a break during a meeting with

  • Vote for your woman of the year

    This year has certainly been a momentous one. In July royal watchers were thrilled to see Kate Middleton welcome Prince George, Britain's future king, and Prince Harry found love with Cressida Bonas, who instantly captured the world's attention. SCROLL DOWN FOR VOTE All eyes were on Jennifer Lawrence in February when she won the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook and in November Spice Girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham won a Bambi award for being one of the most successful style icons. Vote for who your woman of the year is

  • Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher 'secretly engaged'

    Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have secretly been engaged since the summer, according to new reports. The Two and a Half Men star, who has been dating his girlfriend since spring 2012, is said to have popped the question on Mila's birthday back in August. "It happened over the summer," an insider told In Touch Weekly. "Ashton's whole family had come out to California for Mila's birthday [on Aug. 14], and he did it then. They couldn't go public with [the engagement] until his divorce was final. Now nothing should be standing in their way."   Ashton, 35, split from Demi Moore, 51, after

  • Christmas 2013: gifts for foodies

    The festive period is every foodie’s perfect season, with mince pies to roasted chestnuts and mulled wine, all leading up to the ultimate Christmas roast. HELLO! Online has delved into the culinary world to bring you the best gift ideas for all the foodies in your life, from coffee lovers to budding gardeners. Click through below for presents guaranteed to tickle any foodie’s taste buds!   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GIFT

  • Cressida Bonas attends carol concert in memory of Prince Harry's friend

    Cressida Bonas attended a carol concert on Wednesday which was held in memory of her boyfriend Prince Harry's friend Henry van Straubenzee. The blonde socialite arrived at St Lukes church without her Prince who is currently on a charity expedition to the South Pole. She was casual in blue flared jeans and a navy sheepskin coat clutching two books – one entitled Why Love Matters – and a folder.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Cressida was joined at the service by familiar faces who have close ties with the royal family including Carole Middleton, Harry's ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy and Holly Branson. Carole wore

  • Katie Hopkins 'dropped' from This Morning after thousands sign petition

    ITV has confirmed it has "no plans" for former Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins to appear on This Morning. It follows a petition calling for the controversial commentator to be banned from any future TV appearances. More than 85,000 people signed the online petition following Katie's ill-timed tweet about Scottish life expectancy in the wake of the Glasgow helicopter crash.   Although she later apologised and clarified that her tweet referred to an NHS report, her post sparked outrage. The petition read, "On the 30th of November 2013, Scotland was still in shock and trying to come to terms with a horrible crash that

  • Christmas 2013: gifts for boys

    With Christmas fast approaching, finding the perfect gift for the boys in your life can prove to be a challenge, from little brothers to nephews. HELLO! Online has done the leg work and hunted down the festive season’s most coveted items, from the coolest toys to the most original gifts. Click below and pick your favourite presents to show the boys in your life how much you care.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GIFT

  • Paul Walker secretly bought £5,500 engagement ring for couple who couldn't afford it

    Paul Walker secretly bought a couple a diamond engagement ring when he found out they couldn't afford it, according to new reports. The Fast & Furious star, who tragically passed away in a car accident on 30 November, happened to be in a Santa Barbara, California jewellery shop when he overheard a couple talking about their dream engagement ring. Iraq war veteran Kyle Upham and his new wife Kristen got chatting to the star and at the time suspected he had paid for the £5,500 ring, but were only told by the jewellery store now.   "It's still to this day the most

  • The tipi woodland wedding of Kyrenia Tew and Nicholas Moffat

    HELLO! Online readers Nick Moffat and Kye Tew married in a quirky tipi wedding set in her parents' woodland, after exchanging vows in Devon's beautifully ancient Mamhead Church. "Nick and I have been the best of friends since we were 12 years old after meeting on the school bus," said the bride Kye. "We're now 31 years old so it's taken us a long time to get to this point and what a journey we've had," she laughed. Click on the photo below for a gallery of the couple's wedding.   Nick proposed while the couple were visiting Kye's parents in Portugal, who live half the year overseas,

  • Amanda Bynes says she's 'doing great' after five months in rehab

    Troubled Disney child star Amanda Bynes says she's "doing great" after undergoing five months of rehab. "I am doing very well," she told In Touch Weekly on Tuesday. "I'm doing great, it's been five days since I got out of rehab." Amanda's mother's lawyer confirmed that the 27-year-old is recovering at her parents' home in LA.   The statement also read that Amanda plans to look at "various colleges with the intention of majoring in fashion design." The lawyer added, "Despite the fact Amanda is no longer in a facility, her outpatient treatment is continuing. "She's very happy to re-establish the loving relationship with her

  • William and Kate dazzle at 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' premiere

    New parents William and Kate enjoyed a rare cinema date on Thursday night as they attended the premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom in London's Leicester Square. Ever-stylish Kate certainly didn't disappoint her fashion fans — she wore a showstopping Roland Mouret cream gown with a glittering statement necklace. It isn't the first time she's worn the form-fitting cream coloured dress, which features a daring thigh-high split.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY  The famously-thrifty Duchess debuted the classic Lombard number from the designer's RM collection at a black tie event in May 2012. On Thursday night she teamed the stunning design with an understated black clutch bag and matching

  • Fabulously Divine Brownies

    Rich and fudgie brownies studded with juicy raspberries nuts and white chocolate pieces — a triple chocolate treat. Makes 24 pieces 2 x 100g bars Divine Dark Chocolate 100g unsalted butter, room temperature 200g caster sugar 4 large free-range eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 60g plain flour 60g Divine Cocoa powder 50g pecan nuts chopped 1 x 100g bar Divine White Chocolate chopped 150g fresh raspberries Method 1. Prepare a 28.x 18cm x 2.5cm deep brownie tin or baking tin . Greased tin and and line with greaseproof paper. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas 4, fan 160. 2. Break up the dark chocolate into squares and put into

  • Kim Kardashian shares cute Instagram snap of darling daughter North

    Proud new mum Kim Kardashian has shared an Instagram snap of her darling daughter North West on Twitter. The reality TV star posted the photo of Nori sitting contentedly in her car seat wearing a cosy grey outfit. "Art lessons! Jeff Koons & Nori #ArtBasel," Kim captioned the picture which showed artist Jeff Koons, the man behind Lady Gaga's ArtPop album cover, standing by the little one's side.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Kim and North's rapper dad Kanye West attended the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Wednesday. Nori is no stranger to big names with her mother being the queen

  • Get the look: Kate's showstopping floor-length gown and dazzling necklace

    Kate Middleton turned to her timeless floor-length Roland Mouret gown for her red carpet appearance at the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom premiere on Thursday night. The Duchess 'recycled' the off-white number from a black tie dinner last May. Get her red carpet look for less with HELLO! Online's high street finds by clicking on the photo below.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   It wasn't just the 31-year-old fashionista's gown that got her style watchers talking. Her dazzling statement necklace from Zara, priced at £19.99, caused a stir too. The item has sold out online but we've found two similar sparkly numbers as pictured

  • Nelson Mandela 'passed on peacefully' aged 95

    Nelson Mandela has "passed on peacefully" aged 95. The anti-Apartheid hero passed away in his Johannesburg home on 5 December "surrounded by close family". He had been suffering from a recurrent lung infection.   His body will be moved to a mortuary in Pretoria. A state funeral is likely to take place on Saturday 14 December. In a statement South African president Jacob Zuma described his passing as a "moment of our deepest sorrow". "He is now resting, he is now at peace," the president said in a speech. "Our nation has lost its greatest son, our people has lost their father.   "Although we knew that this day

  • William and Kate pay tribute to 'extraordinary and inspiring' Nelson Mandela

    Upon hearing the news of Nelson Mandela's death at the premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Prince William and Kate Middleton released a statement paying tribute to the "extraordinary and inspiring man". The Duke of Cambridge described the South African freedom fighter's passing as "extremely sad and tragic news" adding that their "thoughts and prayers are with him and his family." William and Kate had walked the red carpet at the London premiere of the upcoming film just hours before news of the 95-year-old's death broke.   The couple met one of his daughters Zindzi Mandela at a reception prior to the