• Oscar 2014 nominations revealed

    Great Brits Chiwetel Ejiofor and Dame Judi Dench could be on the path to Oscar glory after receiving nominations for best actor and best actress respectively.    Chiwetel Ejiofor Chiwetel, 36, will go up against Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Christian Bale (American Hustle) and Bruce Dern (Nebraska). Matthew is the man to beat, having lost three stone to play an HIV positive cowboy, in a performance being dubbed a 'McConnaissance'.   Cate Blanchett A raft of regulars will vy for best actress alongside Dame Judi, including Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Meryl Streep (August: Osage

  • Oscars: predicting this year's nominations

    On Thursday, Chris Hemsworth announces this year's list of Oscars nominations at 13.30 GMT in Beverly Hills' Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. Favourites to be in the running for best picture are 12 Years a Slave, Gravity and American Hustle. And 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor will find out if he's made the cut for best actor in the powerful drama.   For the past few months fans have been in thrall to Chiwetel and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom actor Idris Elba, lining red carpets to see the dapper duo promoting their respective films. Now the pair are on the cusp of a historic breakthrough for

  • Throwback Thursday: Birthday girl Kate Moss

    As Kate Moss celebrates her 40th birthday, HELLO! Online takes a look back at how the queen of the catwalk has changed over the years…   CLICK ON PHOTO TO GO TO

  • Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida enjoy low-key date in Kensington burger joint

    It’s never too early in the week to enjoy a dinner-date, as Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida Bonas showed when they headed out to upmarket burger chain Byron on Kensington High Street earlier this week. The pair were casual and relaxed for their low-key date. Harry, still sporting the beard he grew during his Antarctica trek to the South Pole with the Walking with the Wounded charity, wore a grey baseball cap and matching shirt with a pair of jeans and casual shoes.   Former dance student Cressida was equally as casual in a black jacket, skinny black jeans and Nike Air

  • EastEnders: Viewers complain over 'racist' Shabnam Masood

    The BBC has defended EastEnders after a comment made by returning character Shabnam Masood was branded 'racist' by viewers. On Tuesday night's episode, Shabnam was seen telling her father Masood Ahmed that he should never have dated Carol Jackson because she is white. Shabnam – played by Rakhee Thakrar – fiercely opposed Masood's romance with Carol ever since returning to Walford, and was pleased when Carol decided to end the relationship.   "Carol can see the obvious even if you can't," she told her dad. "It's not right you being with a white woman." The BBC confirmed that it had received complaints over the

  • Rita Ora and Calvin Harris reportedly split after nine months

    Rita Ora and her boyfriend of nine months Calvin Harris have reportedly split up. Signs that things have come to an end between the affectionate couple came when the How We Do singer stopped following her DJ boyfriend on Instagram earlier this week. Another hint followed when the 23-year-old posted a cryptic message on the image-sharing website: "Have you ever wondered which hurts the most: Saying something & not wishing you had not, or saying nothing and wishing you had?" wrote the blonde bombshell.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY A source told The Sun the split is down to the pair's busy

  • Mel B reveals dramatic rush to hospital with daughter Angel

    Mel B has spoken about the moment she had to rush her six-year-old daughter Angel to an LA hospital with an unknown illness. The former Spice Girl revealed the ordeal while co-hosting her 2DayFM radio show.   Mel and her daughter Angel    She explained on air, "This morning's been a little bit crazy because my six-year-old, Angel, was not feeling very well yesterday, dizzy and had her first ever nose bleed, so I kept her off school. "And then this morning, (she was) completely disorientated and blood was just funnelling like there was no tomorrow, so I took her to the emergency room. "I just

  • Princess Victoria of Sweden soldiers on despite sprained ankle

    It was business as usual for Sweden's Princess Victoria on Thursday, despite having sprained her ankle on a recent skiing holiday. Not one to let her injury get in the way, Victoria soldiered on at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, sporting a large leg cast as she presented the Tobias Prize.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The 36-year-old wore an elegant all-black outfit, teaming a lace pencil skirt with a cropped-sleeved top and black tights. Victoria sensibly chose flat footwear, wearing a buckled black ballet pump as she presented Sweden's top scientific prize to Sten Eirik W.Jacobsen.   Sweden's future queen sprained her

  • Kendall Jenner keeps fans guessing about romance with Harry Styles

    With the Jenner sisters on her show, Chesea Handler was keen to get the low down on their respective love lives. Buy Kylie and Kendall were coy when asked who they were dating. "Are you not public about your love lives?" TV host Chelsea asked the Keeping up with the Kardashians stars during the Wednesday night edition of her show Chelsea Lately.   The girls remained tight-lipped though, saying: "No we don't talk about it." Chelsea responded: "You don't talk? It's in the papers everywhere, what do you mean?" Kylie answered: "I don't want everyone to know when...," began before Chelsea interrupted. "So you're single,"

  • Sophie Wessex charms during fun day with the Brownies

    The Countess of Wessex, brought cheer and smiles to a group of young girls on Wednesday when she visited 5th Frimley Brownies in Surrey. The royal spent time chatting to the excited youngsters and taking part in the group's activities before taking a break to enjoy a cupcake. During her visit, mother-of-two Sophie was shown the commemorative badges the Brownies had received to mark Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding and the birth of their son, Prince George.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Emblazoned with a Union Jack and a teddy bear wearing a crown, the badge reads 'HRH Prince George

  • Watch live: Oscar nominations to be read by Chris Hemsworth

    Excitement is at fever pitch in Hollywood ahead of the announcement of the 2014 Academy Award nominations. The list of contenders will be announced later today on Thursday 16 January in Beverley Hills, by Australian star Chris Hemsworth and president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cheryl Boone Isaacs. The official nominees will be announced at 13:30 GTM / 5:30 PT / 8:30 ET. Watch the live streaming below.     This year's Oscars ceremony will take place on Sunday 2 March at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles. Comedian and presenter Ellen DeGeneres will host the star-studded night for the second time in

  • The Jump: Channel 4 reveals full line up

    Channel 4 has revealed the full line-up for The Jump, a new reality show that will see celebrities compete in different Winter Olympics events. The diverse group of contestants, who will be coached in disciplines including Bobsleigh, cross-country skiing and speed skating, include Sir Steve Redgrave, Anthea Turner, Sinitta, HELLO! Online blogger Laura Hamilton and former TOWIE star Amy Childs.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO SEE FULL LINE-UP The celebs have already flown into Inssbruck, Austria to start their training ahead of the start of the show, on 26 January. It will be broadcast live over nine nights, with each programme showing the highlights of

  • 'I'll luv you beyond forever Mom': Jennifer Lopez shares adorable handwritten note from son Max

    Jennifer Lopez was almost moved to tears as she shared a sweet handwritten note from her son Max professing his love for her during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The singer – who was appearing with her fellow American Idol judges Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr – welled up while speaking about the message from her little boy.   "It just made my life. It says, I'll luv you beyond forever Mom," she read. "I'll cry right now! Stop it! Oh my god!" She went on, "Beyond forever. That's the line, that's it. You know, I came home and it

  • 'Kate Day': tributes and presents pour in for birthday girl Kate Moss

    As Kate Moss celebrates her 40th birthday, tributes from around the world have poured in for the British fashion icon. "Happy 40th Ms Moss," posted model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley along with a photo of Kate smoking a cigarette. "💋 #birthdaygirl #40 #KM #icon #QueenK #KateMoss." "Kate day ❤" wrote singer Diana Vickers. "Happy birthday Kate Moss you bloody babe."   While social media websites buzzed with good wishes for the birthday girl, flowers and presents were arriving at her London home. Although Kate was busy celebrating her milestone birthday on Richard Branson's Necker Island in the Caribbean, friends and fans were sure to leave her plenty

  • Nigella Lawson's new show The Taste sees fall in ratings

    Nigella Lawson's new show The Taste lost nearly half its audience in its second week on air. The Channel 4 cookery programme began last week with an impressive 1.8 million viewers, but on its second episode this Tuesday that figure dropped to one million. The Taste, which sees celebrity chef Nigella, French master chef Ludo Lefebvre and American food maverick Anthony Bourdain judge dishes based on blind tasting only a single spoonful, attracted a 4.2% audience share from 9pm, compared with the opening week's 7.5%.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The blow comes after Nigella has been caught up in a media frenzy

  • Kelly Osbourne and Katie Hopkins fire insults in heated Twitter row

    Kelly Osbourne is the latest celebrity to get into a heated public row with former This Morning regular Katie Hopkins. Kelly, 29, is believed to have reacted to Katie's comments about her mother Sharon Osbourne, in which she criticised the X Factor judge's love of plastic surgery. "Sharon reckons her time on the panel may be up," wrote Katie in her column for Best. "Either way, if she is going to look this good next year she will need to bulk buy plastic."   Sharon and Kelly Osbourne Quick to jump to her mother's defence, Kelly lashed out on Twitter — and she didn't

  • Win a luxury holiday to Grenada worth £6,000

    Enter our great prize draw for your chance to win this spectacular Caribbean break for two – click here to enter.   CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO ENTER THE PRIZE DRAW Famous entrepreneur Peter de Savary’s Mount Cinnamon Resort and Beach Club is situated on the glorious Grand Anse Beach in Grenada – the Spice Island – and offers the ultimate in laid-back luxury in the most romantic setting. Stylish and relaxed, this award-winning boutique resort has just 22 luxury villas and hacienda suites, set within acres of tropical gardens. All have spectacular, uninterrupted views over the turquoise waters of the Caribbean

  • Garden gnomes, an Oyster card and a chocolate state coach: unusual gifts given to the royal family

    What do you give the family who has everything? A list of the gifts received by members of the royal household suggests that some hosts and visitors veer towards the unusual when it comes to buying presents for the Queen and her family. In the case of the monarch, most dignitaries decided upon ornate jewellery and other lavish items including a gold jewelled frame set on a jewelled ostrich egg, and four enamelled scarab beetles.   CLICK ON THE PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY More surprising was the chocolate version of Windsor Castle and an edible replica of the royal family's state coach, which

  • Oscar nominations 2014: The many faces of record-breaking Meryl Streep

    This week Meryl Streep set a new Academy record as she received her 18th Oscar nomination as best actress for August: Osage County. In the film Meryl plays Violet Weston, the 65-year-old Weston family matriarch who is suffering from mouth cancer. Violet is addicted to several prescription drugs which cause her to rant and reveal the family's deepest secrets. As a result, her relatives begin to pull together to help her get clean.   CLICK ON THE PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The nomination is an honour befitting a woman of Meryl’s stature. No one inhabits a character as completely as the triple Oscar winner,

  • The Breakfast Club: Photo your food

    Five years ago, if you were at dinner with your friends and they started taking photos of their food, you would have thought they were mad! These days, however, taking a quick snap of your food and uploading it to Facebook or Instagram seems to be the thing to do. Whether it be a fancy dish at a Michelin-starred restaurant or something we cooked ourselves, it is hard to resist taking a picture of our food to show off to our friends. So let’s take a look at why we love capturing our favourite food moments: 1) We want to record a

  • 'He was loved by millions': tributes pour in for Only Fools and Horses star Roger Lloyd-Pack

    Sir David Jason led the hordes of tributes that flooded in for Only Fools and Horses star, Roger Lloyd-Pack, who died of pancreatic cancer on 15 January at the age of 69. "I was very saddened to hear of Roger's passing," said David, who starred alongside the actor in the BBC sitcom for 18 years. "He was a very quiet, kind and unassuming actor who was a pleasure to work with. "Although he played the simple soul of Trigger in Only Fools And Horses, he was a very intelligent man and a very fine actor capable of many roles," he added. "I

  • Wedding day hair: how to master the boho chic look

    Having a vintage-themed wedding? The boho bridal look with its loose waves and subtle braid may be just the hairstyle for you. Click on the photo below to find out how to get the look in five easy steps, as advised by Ashley White, director at hairdressers Taylor Taylor London.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR EASY

  • Peter Andre: 'Please don't ask me the name of the baby'

    Peter Andre has opened up his Twitter feed encouraging fans to ask him questions, with the exception that he will not announce the name of his baby. Peter's newborn daughter — who was born last week — apparently still doesn't have a name as the Mysterious Girl singer wrote on his channel, "No name yet haha..." on Thursday. The Australian star was eager to answer other questions though. Peter posted a link to his channel from his Twitter account, telling his fans, aptly named "Andrettes," to get creative and upload videos of themselves asking questions.   "Hey guys, I'm going to answer some more