• Pregnant Elsa Pataky and daughter India shop for baby supplies

    Pregnant Elsa Pataky enlisted the helped of her adorable daughter India when shopping for baby supplies on Wednesday. The mother and daughter duo were spotted going in an out of stores in Santa Monica as they prepare for their family's new arrivals. India, who is Elsa and her husband Chris Hemsworth's first child, was keen to lend her expectant mum a hand at carrying the bags. The cute one-year-old took hold of a large yellow bag, which matched her for size, and carried it out of the shop.   Elsa, who is expecting twins, was dressed casually for the outing, teaming a black dress,

  • Duchess designer Jenny Packham's red carpet-ready gowns

    Click here to see all the pictures from all the best New York Fashion Week shows... Jenny Packham gave us an idea of what we might be seeing on the Oscars red carpet in March with her New York Fashion Week show. The designer — a well-known favourite of Kate Middleton, who happened to be recycling one of her full-length gowns earlier this week – unveiled a series of beautiful creations.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Backstage, she revealed that her collection was partly inspired by the flowing one-shoulder dresses and silk kaftans that Bianca Jagger wore during the 1970s. Jenny's army of

  • 10 Valentine's desserts that say 'I love you'

    Whether it's homemade strawberry profiteroles, a rich chocolate fondant, chocolate and chilli tart or a chocolate cake with a pink heart shape in the middle, we have 10 of the best desserts for you to say 'I love you' this  Valentine's Day. With winning ingredients such as chocolate and chili, strawberries and champagne, these desserts are destined to make the most romantic day of the year extra special. Click on the photo below for our top 10 romantic dessert recipes...   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR 10 VALENTINE'S

  • Nicole Scherzinger will not return to X Factor

    Nicole Scherzinger has confirmed that she will not be returning to the next series of The X Factor. The former Pussycat Doll singer wants to focus on her music and is said to be "heartbroken" after spending months "agonising" over the difficult decision. "She put her music career on hold last year but now she wants to focus on her music," a source told The Sun.   Nicole’s move comes amid rumours that she has rekindled her romance with her ex, Formula1 driver Lewis Hamilton. The pair were seen this week heading hand-in-hand to a central London restaurant. Nicole, 35, and 29-year-old Lewis also showed

  • Princess Madeleine thanks fans for well wishes during pregnancy as countdown begins

    Princess Madeleine is counting down the days until she welcomes her newborn baby girl, so the Swedish royal has naturally been inundated with messages from fans and well-wishers. Madeleine, 31, posted a picture of herself looking at her mobile in one hand and with her other hand cupping her burgeoning baby bump. "Reading all your nice messages on my Facebook page. Thank you for sending me so much positive energy regarding my pregnancy!" wrote the princess alongside the snap, which received almost 23k 'likes'.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY In the photograph, Madeleine is wrapped up against the New York chill with

  • Amber Heard shows off huge diamond engagement ring during outing with fiancé Johnny Depp

    Amber Heard has still not spoken publicly about her engagement to Johnny Depp. Her huge diamond engagement ring did all the talking, however, as the actress stepped out with her husband-to-be at the premiere of her new film. It was the first chance for celeb fans to get a good look at the impressive sparkler, which Amber has kept hidden on other outings.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Diamond experts have estimated the ring to be a five-carat, oval diamond which could be valued at around the $100,000 mark. The huge bauble glittered on Amber's engagement finger as she posed with her fiancé

  • Bruce Jenner's changing look explained

    Bruce Jenner has been undergoing a physical transformation of late. Earlier this week, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star stepped out with new ombre highlights, following reports he underwent surgery to decrease the size of his adam’s apple. The changes have sparked intense speculation as to the motivation behind his new look. Now, insiders have revealed that his new-found freedom since splitting from Kris Jenner, and his desire to look youthful, triggered the transformation.   "He totally has this 'I may be an old man, but I'm cool and young too' syndrome," a source told People. "Everything in the end of his marriage just

  • Jennifer Aniston spends birthday with close friend Courteney Cox

    Jennifer Aniston spent her 45th birthday celebrating with close pal and Friends co-star Courteney Cox, while her fiancé Justin Theroux was absent. The Hollywood actress, who has been engaged to Justin since 2012, opted for a low-key dinner at the trendy Soho House in Los Angeles. Jennifer and Courteney were spotted dining with Tobey Maguire's wife Jennifer Meyer and Jennifer's hairstylist Chris McMillan, according to E! News.   The best friends have been through thick and thin together, with Courteney supporting Jennifer through her painful divorce from Brad Pitt, and vice versa when Courteney ended her 14-year marriage to David Arquette in May

  • Kris Jenner shows off impressive upside down moves during pole dancing workout class

    Khloé Kardashian isn't the only lady in the family with impressive dance skills. Kris Jenner proved herself to be something of a mover too, as proved by a picture Kim Kardashian posted from a pole dancing workout class the pair attended. The 58-year-old 'momager' can be seen pulling off an impressive upside down pose, with her legs wrapped around the pole.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE She shows off her curves in a skin-tight black leotard, and the finishing touch is a pair of towering heels. Kim shared the snap from the session, which took place at Sheila Kelley's S Factor studio in

  • 'There is not a moment to lose': Prince Charles joined by Princes William and Harry in campaign against illegal wildlife trade

    Prince Charles was joined by his sons Princes William and Harry to attend the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade. The first-in-line to the throne, 65, was spotted arriving with his sons to Lancaster House on Thursday morning, where Charles was due to open the conference by giving a speech. The royal and his eldest son William, 31, have spent the past week campaigning against the illegal wildlife trade. Harry, 29, was keen to show his support for their cause by making a surprise visit to the conference.   As the trio arrived for the event organised by the Foreign Office, they

  • In pictures: Davina McCall continues Sports Relief battle

    Davina McCall has been updating fans throughout her mammoth Sports Relief challenge. The TV presenter has been posting photos and tweets as she continues to travel 500 miles under her own steam, running, swimming and cycling from Edinburgh to London. Davina, who dramatically collapsed due to suspected hypothermia while swimming across Lake Windemere, met with Great British Bake Off presenter Mel Giedroyc on Thursday.   "Mel has brought me some great British biscuits of hypothermic swimmers," tweeted Davina in reference to her recent accident. "She's really cheered me up!!!!" "Today was so tough," read another tweet. "The head wind and gusts were really depressing and

  • Red berry fruit crepes

    Serves 4 Ingredients 400g strawberries 400g raspberries or a combination of other red fruit 50g caster sugar Juice of 1 lemon Dash of port (optional) 2 eggs 200g flour 600ml milk 50g butter melted Kelly’s of Cornwall Clotted Cream and Strawberry Ice Cream Method 1. Quarter the strawberries and place in a bowl with the other fruits, pour over port (if using), lemon juice, and caster sugar and leave to steep while you make the pancake batter. 2. In a large mixing bowl or food processer, seive the flour and salt together, add the eggs, then the sugar and milk. Beat together with the melted butter for a minute until the

  • Scotch pancakes with maple syrup

    Makes: 12 pancakes Ingredients 150g self-raising flour 1/2 tbsp caster sugar Large pinch of salt 1 beaten egg 150ml milk Butter for cooking Kelly’s of Cornwall Honeycomb Ice Cream Method 1. Seive the flour, and add the caster sugar and salt then beat in the egg with a whisk. Then begin adding the milk, little by little, until the batter is smooth. 2. Melt a little butter in a non stick frying pan on  medium heat. Test first with a small spoonful of the mixture to make sure the pan is hot enough. 3. Using a small ladle or a tablespoon, pour the batter gently into the pan and leave

  • Chocolate and banana pancakes

    Serves: 8 Ingredients 100g plain flour Pinch of salt Zest of 1 lemon 1 medium egg 300ml semi skimmed milk 100g plain chocolate, broken into small pieces Oil for frying 2 bananas, quartered and sliced Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream Method 1. Sift flour and salt into a large bowl and stir in the lemon zest. Make a well in the centre and break in the egg. Beat well, adding the milk gradually to form a smooth batter. Leave to stand for 30 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, place the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water to melt. 3. Heat a little oil in a 24cm pancake pan and

  • Pomp and ceremony to mark birth of Princess Madeleine's baby

    A 21-gun salute will be fired in Stockholm to celebrate the birth of Princess Madeleine's baby in the next few weeks, the Swedish royal palace has announced. Although the Princess and her husband Chris O'Neill took the decision that she would give birth in New York where the couple live, the happy news will still be marked with some fanfare in her home country.   Princess Madeleine and husband Chris O'Neill The salute will also take place in locations outside the capital such as Boden, Harnosand, Karlskrona and Gothenburg. In a more modern touch, news of the birth will also appear on the royal

  • Throwback Thursday: Happy 40th Robbie Williams!

    Robbie Williams burst onto the music scene as a cheeky 16-year-old – and is now one of the country's best-loved musicians. A member of one of the most successful boybands of the 90s, and a hugely successful solo artist in his own right, Robbie is as much known for his charm and on-stage presence as he is for his hit-records.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Over the course of his career, both in and out of Take That, he has written the six biggest selling albums in British history, and picked up 17 Brit Awards along the way. Now happily settled in

  • Chocolate chip and brazil nut banana bread

    Banana bread is a great way to use up overripe bananas, in fact, the darker the skins, the better! This recipe adds brazils for a delicious nutty crunch and Divine’s 70% dark for nuggets of chocolate pleasure.  Ingredients 150g plain flour 150g wholemeal flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 100g 70% Divine chocolate, broken into pieces and roughly chopped 60g brazil nuts, roughly chopped 125g unsalted butter, very soft, plus a little extra for greasing 150g Fairtrade caster sugar 2 large eggs 100ml buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp almond extract 4 medium overripe Fairtrade bananas, mashed almost to a puree Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180

  • Prince William and David Beckham team up to promote wildlife campaign

    Prince William and David Beckham have once again joined forces to campaign for the protection of endangered species. The fellow dads have released a video for WildAid — the organisation that works to end illegal wildlife trafficking — in which they star alongside retired Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. Scroll down to watch the video.   Suited and booted, William, David and Yao are filmed urging people not to buy rhino horn as they stroll onto the pitch of Wembley stadium in London. "Imagine if all the people in the world could fit into one stadium," says ex-England football captain David at the start

  • Banana chocolate sundae with brazil nut praline

    A grown-up sundae recipe, combining the gorgeous flavours of banana and vanilla with a decadent chocolate-orange sauce and nutty caramel praline. Serves 4 Ingredients For the brazil nut praline: 75g Fairtrade caster sugar 50g brazil nuts, roughly chopped Pinch of salt For the chocolate sauce: 100g 70% Divine chocolate, broken into even-sized pieces 1 tbsp rum (optional) Zest of one orange 50g unsalted butter, diced 600ml good quality vanilla ice cream 2 just ripe Fairtrade bananas, sliced Method To make the brazil nut praline: 1. Lightly toast the chopped brazil nuts in a preheated oven (180 C / 350 F / Gas Mark 4) for about 6-8 minutes. 2. Next heat the sugar over a moderate

  • Cheryl Cole teases fans with X Factor picture

    Cheryl Cole has teased fans by posting a Throwback Thursday picture on Instagram. The singer took to the social networking site to upload a snapshot that shows her sitting next to Simon Cowell on The X Factor. Cheryl, who has been rumoured to be making a return to the show, remained coy about her reason for sharing the photo, simply accompanying it with the hashtag "Tbt". But it has fuelled speculation that Simon has convinced her to come back on board the ITV show.   It comes after Nicole Scherzinger confirmed that she has decided not to return for the next series.

  • David Beckham brings joy to Philippine typhoon victims

    David Beckham left his wife Victoria and four children at home as he ventured to the Philippines to meet survivors of last November's Typhoon Haiyan. As a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, David travelled to the worst-affected area of Tacloban to see how the charity had helped struggling families three months after the natural disaster. "I was humbled to visit Tacloban and see how people are still so full of spirit despite the devastation they have suffered," said David. "Close to six million children are affected and many have lost loved ones."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY OF DAVID'S VISIT "Seeing how children are

  • Banana pancakes with Divine Chocolate maple syrup

    So easy to make, these American-style pancakes use mashed banana within the batter to create a lovely flavour and texture that works perfectly with the sweet dark chocolate maple syrup. Ideal for Shrove Tuesday – or any other day.  Makes approx. 12 pancakes Ingredients For the pancakes: 200g plain flour 20g light muscovado sugar 1&½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp cinnamon 300ml milk 2 very ripe Fairtrade bananas mashed, plus slices for serving 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract Plus: A little butter for frying For the chocolate maple syrup: 100g 70% Divine chocolate, broken into even-sized pieces 200ml maple syrup 50ml water pinch of sea salt Method 1. To make the chocolate

  • Vampire Diaries' Kat Graham pays emotional visit to refugees

    Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham has paid an emotional visit to Syrian refugee families in Jordan for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). “Three days in January changed my life forever,” she wrote in her diary from the trip, Impressions from Zaa’tari Refugee Camp. “The love, the support and the compassion of the human race can be remarkable.” The stunning actress, who plays Bonnie Bennett in the cult TV show, expressed her awe at the enormity of the UNHCR’s desert camp, which hosts more than 80,000 displaced people. At least 500 new Syrian refugees cross into Jordan daily, with 6-10 babies being born every

  • Cressida Bonas pays her respects at stepfather Christopher Shaw's funeral

    Cressida Bonas, the girlfriend of Prince Harry, joined mourners at the final farewell for her former stepfather Christopher Shaw. The 24-year-old dance graduate looked sombre as she attended the funeral for the financier, who died last month aged 76. At the service in Hampshire Cressida was supported by her half-brother PR executive Jacobi Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe.   Cressida Bonas, seen here in December, was very fond of her former stepfather Christopher was the fourth husband of her mother, society beauty Lady Mary Gaye Curzon. They were married for four years until 2000, during which time they threw lavish parties, including a Venetian-themed bash for her

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton crowned 'most romantic couple'

    Prince William and Kate Middleton have been named the 'most romantic celebrity couple' in a recent survey. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge topped the poll, which also included Beyoncé and Jay Z, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. "It's great to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge named the nation's most romantic couples," said a spokesperon for netvouchercodes.co.uk, who conducted the survey. "Right from their time at university, to the Royal Wedding through the birth of Prince George we've witnessed their blossoming romance go from strength to strength."   CLICK ON

  • Divine Chocolate Banoffee pie by Linda Collister

    It’s hard to better the original Banoffee pie - a pastry case filled with a fudgy toffee mixture topped with bananas and whipped cream flavored with coffee, but I think this version, a chocolate shortcrust pastry layered with toffee, bananas and whipped milk chocolate cream, rivals the original.  Serves 8-10 Ingredients For the pastry: 150g plain flour 2 tbsp Divine Cocoa Powder 4 tbsp icing sugar 100g unsalted butter, chilled and diced 1 large free range egg yolk 2-3 tbsp cold water For the chocolate cream: 100g Divine Milk Chocolate 300ml double cream For the toffee sauce: 150ml double cream 50g unsalted butter, diced 100g caster sugar 3 tbsp water 2 medium Fairtrade bananas Method You

  • Prince Joachim and Princess Marie relax on family skiing holiday

    Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark have taken their adorable brood skiing. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Danish royals posed for a series of touching family snaps as they enjoyed the snowy delights of Villars in Switzerland. One picture, which shows the family seated in a traditional alpine restaurant, sees Princess Marie sitting with her cute daughter Athena on her lap.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Dressed in a beige patterned jumper, two-year-old Athena sat patiently with Marie before tucking into a biscuit with her dad. In the picture, Marie and Joachim's son Prince Henrik is sitting happily with his elder

  • Chris Pine to star in spring campaign for Armani fragrance

    Star Trek actor Chris Pine has been announced as the face of the spring campaign for Giorgio Armani’s fragrance Armani Code. “Chris perfectly embodies the brand’s spirit with his strong charisma and natural elegance,” Giorgio Armani said in a statement. “Besides revealing great talent, high versatility and the right amount of irony on set, his magnetic charm makes him the ideal match for this fragrance.”   The ad shows the handsome actor giving the camera a smouldering look, dressed in a crisp white shirt and black tie. The 33-year-old follows in the footsteps of stars such as David Beckham, Rafael Nadal and Cristiano

  • Mila Kunis throws surprise birthday bash for Ashton Kutcher

    Mila Kunis threw a surprise birthday party for her boyfriend Ashton Kutcher on Saturday. The Black Swan actress, 30, rented out one of Ashton's favourite restaurants in Hollywood, La Poubelle, to ring in his 36th birthday. "It was very small," an insider told Us Weekly. "Ashton has been going there for year and years. It's one of his favourite spots, like home, so it was comfortable and they were well taken care of."   Mila, who gets on well with Ashton's friends and is "part of the crew," asked his pals to help plan the night. "Ashton didn't want a huge thing but they

  • Mariah Carey talks about firing nannies

    Mariah Carey has admitted that she has difficulty leaving her children with nannies, in a recent interview with New York radio station Power 105.6. “Unfortunately I have to have nannies,” she said. “But I’m very hands on. I fire nannies like this (snapping her fingers).” The 43-year-old, who wore a satin red negligee for the interview, added that while she did not enjoy dismissing the nannies, she felt it was sometimes essential.   “I hate doing it,” she revealed. “But I have to [in case] they try to make themselves more important in the baby’s mind than me.” Before having children, the gorgeous singer

  • Kardashians launch limited edition sunglasses range

    Khloe Kardashian caused a stir amongst fans after she shared a photo of herself wearing a pair of oversized rose aviators, revealing that the sisters were launching an eyewear collection. “A little rainbow sherbet, a stuffed animal,” she captioned the photo. “And my @kardashiankollection rose aviators. #ParkingLotPimpin.”   As the full range of Kardashian Kollection Eyewear won’t be available until later this year, the Kardashians have revealed a limited edition capsule of gold-plated aviator sunglasses, in partnership with Judi Corp. “We love it every time a new collection launches,” Kim told HELLO! at the sisters’ recent Kollection for Lipsy launch. “It’s so exciting

  • Six easy ways to plan a stress free wedding

    Planning one of the most important days of your life is something that should be enjoyed and cherished. Event manager Charli Burnage of wedding planners Collection 26 has shared her top tips on how to have as stress-free a lead-up to the big day as possible.   Get organised… No matter how large or small the wedding may be, you can never be too organised. Create the all-important to-do list, note down as many of the tasks and ideas that you can think of in a logical order, and decide by when you want to have each task completed. This will reassure you

  • The five-star hotel that is one of London's best-kept secrets

    Rosewood London has been one of the capital’s best-kept secrets – up until now. After a two-year £85 million refurbishment, the Grade II-listed, Belle Epoque building in historic Holborn, where the City meets the West End, quietly opened its doors last October. It has been steadily attracting the cognoscenti and winning kudos ever since, and by the time it hosts an official launch party next month, it will undoubtedly be the talk of the town. What sets this opulent yet unflashy five-star hotel apart is the sense of home it conjures from the moment you enter via a grand carriageway