• Sophie Ellis-Bextor celebrates 35th birthday: Find out what's in the stars today

    Happy 35th birthday Sophie Ellis-Bextor! To celebrate the popstar’s birthday, HELLO! Online has taken a look at what the actress will find in her stars today… You wish you could hasten the pace of an important process. You have done (and are continuing to do) all you can to speed it up, but you have to wait and be patient. Well, you have to wait, anyway. You don't HAVE to be patient. You are perfectly entitled to get edgy, anxious and apprehensive instead. But you should know that no matter what mood you allow yourself to enter, progress will neither

  • Duchess of Cambridge, Kate charms New Zealand crowds with her 'lovely' and 'natural' ways

    Just days into the royal tour, Kate Middleton and Prince William are already charming the people of New Zealand. Kate got to personally meet second world war veterans when she joined her husband to attend a wreath-laying ceremony at Blenheim's war memorial on Thursday morning.   The Duchess of Cambridge was lovely in front of New Zealand crowds "Lovely, isn't she, very natural," said veteran Wilton Sterritt, who is over 90 years old and served as a seaman for the Royal New Zealand Navy. The veteran had a surprise for the Duchess. Upon meeting her, he pulled a 40-year-old photograph from his pocket of

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton attend state reception at Government House with New Zealand's Prime Minister

    Prince William and Kate Middleton's packed schedule saw the royal couple attend a state reception with New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key at Government House, Wellington on Thursday evening. Kate looked the picture of elegance in a knee-length Jenny Packham black dress with silver beading in the shape of a fern to represent New Zealand's national emblem. She wore her brunette locks loose over her shoulders.     Their third engagement of the day comes as part of their royal tour of New Zealand and neighbouring Australia, which is to last three weeks. Earlier in the day, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton unveil portrait of the Queen

    Prince William and Kate Middleton attended a lavish state reception at Government house, Wellington on Thursday evening, where a portrait of the Queen was unveiled. The Duke of Cambridge made a speech to the warm crowd, even offering a few words in New Zealand’s native language Maori.   "New Zealand is very special to me personally," said William, adding how "beautiful" the landscape of the country is and how "affectionate" towards the Queen the people are. His wife the Duchess of Cambridge looked on, dressed in an elegant black dress by one of her favourite designers, Jenny Packham.   A lady of details, the just-below-the-knee-length

  • Princess Eugenie has a Sex and the City moment while Beatrice parties with Dave

    All Princess Eugenie needed was a pair of Manolo Blahniks and her Sex and the City experience would have been complete. Attending a party at a trendy SoHo tea house in New York, the British royal had a definite Carrie Bradshaw moment as she rubbed shoulders with the New York style set. With her hair cut into a trendy layered bob, and wearing a chic monochrome outfit, Eugenie looked in her element at a Fabergé luncheon at upmarket French tea salon Ladureé.   Eugenie looked in her element as she rubbed shoulders with stylist Mary Fellowes at a party in New York's

  • Simon Cowell pays tribute to 'sweet and funny' Peaches Geldof

    Simon Cowell has paid a touching tribute to Peaches Geldof following her shocking death on Monday. The music mogul described the 25-year-old as a "sweet and funny girl", and said her passing was a "tragedy". Speaking to Channel 5 news at the launch of Britain's Got Talent, Simon said, "Like I said on the night, I met her, she was a sweet and funny girl. It's a tragedy at that age.   Simon: "She was a sweet and funny girl" "That whole family, what they’ve had to go through. I feel really bad for them." He added, "What can you say in a situation like that?

  • Oscar Pistorius trial: Reeva Steenkamp's mother June reveals her turmoil at seeing the athlete in court

    Reeva Steenkamp's mother has spoken of her anguish at facing Oscar Pistorius in court at his murder trial for shooting the model. In an interview with the Mirror, June Steenkamp said she has been studying the star athlete obsessively to learn the truth about the night that he says he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder.   She said she was "unmoved" by the Paralympian's apology at the start of the week. "I knew it was coming."   June, who had never met the sports ace before the hearing, added: "He has been very dramatic, the vomiting and crying..." There is one burning question the griefstricken

  • Prince William talks about 'bonny lad' Prince George in heartfelt speech

    As a doting father, it's only natural that Prince William's speech before the unveiling of the portrait of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II at Government House, turned to his son, eight-month-old Prince George. "He's a bonny lad and you'll be pleased to know that he's currently preparing for life as a prop forward!" joked the Duke of Cambridge. He went on give a little insight into life as a new parent, saying that Prince George is "at his most vocal at 3am, as you may have noticed". CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George on Monday He

  • Gavin Rossdale puts a smile back on daughter Daisy Lowe's face following Peaches Geldof's death

    Gavin Rossdale and his daughter Daisy Lowe enjoyed a rare lunch together on Wednesday. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The pair were seen deep in conversation during a low-key catch up at Cafe Med in West Hollywood, just two days after Daisy tweeted an image of a broken heart following the death of her close friend Peaches Geldof. Gavin, 48, was no doubt consoling 25-year-old Daisy, who had already left London for the US at the time of her long-time friend Peaches' tragic death. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   The father and daughter duo were seen deep in conversation, with Gavin listening intently

  • Taylor Swift and Cara Delevingne show off individual styles as they shop in New York

    To this point, there aren't many famous females who are not friends with Taylor Swift. She is close with all kinds of starlets, from models to musicians and movie stars - and this week she headed out with one of her celebrity BFFs, Cara Delevingne. The two women were spotted out on a shopping trip together in New York this week, hanging out in the Meatpacking District of the city as they hit the stores.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The two friends showed off their very different styles as they stepped out together. Taylor, 24, went for girly glamour, choosing a

  • Chris Martin's idea to announce end of Gwyneth Paltrow marriage

    Much comment was passed on the "Conscious Uncoupling" statement that was posted to Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop website to announce the actress' shock split with Chris Martin. But according to new claims in the US – going public with the separation was actually the idea of Coldplay singer Chris. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin recently announced their split   The New York Post's Page Six reports that Gwyneth wanted to keep the couple's break-up under wraps. She went public, however, at the insistence of her husband – who wasn't happy to give the wrong idea that they were still together. A

  • Alexander McQueen: Get the look for less

    Trying to decide what to wear for a wedding this Spring? Alexander McQueen's bright cobalt blue dress makes for an ideal option with its sweetheart neckline , but will set you back £1095.  HELLO! Online has found an almost identical dress for a much more budget-friendly £155, available at Coast (www.coast-stores.com).    LEFT: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN DRESS RIGHT: COAST DRESS Click here for more designer get the

  • Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux to 'marry in Hawaii' in intimate ceremony

    Jennifer Aniston and her fiancé Justin Theroux have their hearts set on a Hawaii wedding, according to new reports. The couple, who got engaged in August 2012, had originally decided to tie the knot in Mexico, but are now considering a ceremony in the Aloha state.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Jennifer, 45, and Justin, 42, are looking to have an intimate wedding with just 20 guests on hand to watch them exchange their vows, US Weekly reports. Hawaii holds a special place for the pair, who enjoyed a romantic break in Kauai together back in 2011. "They had a very special trip

  • Princess Ariane of the Netherlands turns seven: ten facts about the royal

    Princess Ariane of the Netherlands celebrates her seventh birthday on 10 April. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY To honour King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima’s daughter’s special day, HELLO! Online has gathered a list of ten facts you might not know about the Dutch princess.   Princess Ariane at her parents' investiture in April 2013 1. Princess Ariane was born at the Bronovo Hosptial in The Hague, Netherlands, on 10 April 2007 at 21.56 local time. 2. The Princess was the third daughter of the then Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima. As the country rejoiced the latest royal arrival, Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende addressed the

  • Enjoy the classic Bahamian experience at The Grand Lucayan

    What gets you going? Is it swimming with dolphins, riding horses at sunset, or maybe a spot of casino action? Whatever gets your adrenaline running, The Grand Lucayan has it all. Situated on the Grand Bahama Island the lavish hotel offers the best of both worlds. The Grand Lucayan works to strike the perfect balance between the ultimate luxuries of a modern-day resort and the magic of one steeped in Bahamian culture.   The exclusive hotel and resort boasts a private white-sand beach where guests can go for a sunset walk or explore the beautiful blue seas, with plenty of water sports

  • Peaches Geldof's body released as family come together to make funeral preparations

    Peaches Geldof's body has been released to her family so they can begin to make preparations for her funeral. On Thursday a spokesman for North West Kent coroner Roger Hatch stated: "We can confirm that the body has been released to the family for funeral arrangements to be made."   The coroner's statement comes a day after a post-mortem on Peaches' body proved inconclusive, meaning the 25-year-old's relatives are now waiting on the results of toxicology tests, which will be released in two to three weeks, to offer some explanation.   Peaches' family are now beginning to organise her memorial which is expected to

  • Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth leave newborn twins at home for outing with daughter

    Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth left their newborn twin sons at home on Wednesday to take a break in Malibu with daughter India Rose and fellow thespian Owen Wilson. The couple welcomed Sasha and Tristan to the world in March but the little one were nowhere to be seen as they stepped out for a snack in the sunshine. CLICK PHOTOS TO SEE CHRIS AND ELSA WITH OWEN WILSON: Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky and India Rose Along the way the couple bumped into The Internship actor Owen, as well as another friend. All were enjoying the warm weather as they donned shorts, and T-shirts for the

  • Glee star Naya Rivera and rapper Big Sean end engagement – before she accuses him of theft

    Naya Rivera and Big Sean won't be tying the knot after all. Just six months after the couple confirmed their engagement, Big Sean has decided to call the whole thing off. "After careful thought and much consideration, Sean has made the difficult decision to call the wedding off," his representative confirmed to US media, before denying recent reports in Star magazine that Sean had cheated on Naya.   "The recent rumours and accusations reported by so called or fake sources are simply not true. Sean wishes Naya nothing but the best and it is still his hope that they can continue to

  • Myleene Klass vows to protect her daughters after mother and sister are attacked in London

    Myleene Klass says she has been left feeling terrified for her children's safety after her mother and sister were attacked in January. Speaking during an appearance on Thursday's episode of Loose Women, Myleene said the incident left her feeling furious and more determined than ever to protect her young daughters, Ava, six, and Hero, three. "I am very, very angry about it because he chose a very good target. My mum is only five foot two," said Myleene. "I try and keep my wits about me and I am also always with my two girls.   Myleene and her mother Magdalena "I make sure

  • Kelly Osbourne promotes healthy snack after hitting back at weight jibes

    Kelly Osbourne recently hit back at body critics who claimed she had checked into ‘fat rehab’ and following up on her healthy attitude to food, the British star took to New York on Thursday to promote healthy snacks. The former reality star was in Time Square as part of her work for Wheat Thins Popped on Wednesday. The daughter of Sharon and Ozzy is known to have battled with her weight but appeared to be in shape and happy since splitting from fiancé Matthew Mosshart.   Kelly Osbourne promoted Wheat Thins Popped on Wednesday She donned two outfits during the promotion - first

  • Dressed-down Duchess does casual chic in Zara

    Kate Middleton has dazzled in stunning designer coats and dresses since the beginning of her tour of New Zealand and Australia. But the royal opted for casual chic as she stepped out in Auckland with husband Prince William to meet with serving Air Force personnel and their families. The dressed-down Duchess opted for her go-to casual look - dark skinny jeans, a navy, double-breasted blazer featuring gold buttons and sling-back wedge heels.   Kate's blazer was from high street retailer Zara. With a price tag of just £79.99, the jacket was still available in all sizes when Kate first stepped out. The Breton striped

  • Wedding dresses you could be seeing at the Jenny Packham sample sale

    Whistles at the ready, friends firmly at your side and an unshakeable determination to get what you want — it can only mean one thing. The Jenny Packham end of line sale has been announced. The luxury fashion designer will be hosting a sale on bridal wear, accessories and lingerie — with a whopping discount of up to 70 per cent off. Scroll down for more details Brides will have to wait to see which dresses go on sale, but for now HELLO! Online has looked back at Jenny's previous collections to bring you a taster of what you could be taking home on the day.   CLICK ON

  • Peaches Geldof's Wedding: HELLO! In History

    In September 2012 Peaches Geldof and husband Thomas Cohen married in what HELLO! called a fairytale ceremony, and now, less than two years later tragedy has struck the family as Peaches passed away earlier this week.   Looking back at Peaches and Thomas’s wedding, the intensity of the couple’s love for each other is clear, and makes Peaches’ tragic death even more heart-breaking.   Cheered on by their friends and family, the pair married in the same church in Kent where Peaches’ parents married 26 years earlier, and where mother Paula Yates’ 2000 funeral was held.     The bride wore a stunning Alberta Ferreti lace

  • Royal couturier Stewart Parvin unveils 2015 wedding dress collection

    Stewart Parvin, the royal dressmaker behind Zara Phillips' wedding dress, has unveiled his 2015 bridal collection. HELLO! Online was one of the select few to be invited to the designer's London studio to preview his dresses. At the launch, we caught up with the Queen's favourite couturier — who was granted a Royal Warrant in 2007 — and chatted about Stewart's new collection, his predictions on wedding dress trends and why you don't have to try on a thousand gowns to find "The One".   CLICK ON PHOTOS BELOW FOR GALLERY OF DRESSES Stewart (left) designed Zara Phillips' wedding dress (right) What inspired your bridal collection? "Normally

  • Royal Tour: 10 things you might not know about Prince George

    Prince George is on his very first official royal tour, and Wednesday he was the guest of honour at a special playdate, put on by family support group Plunket and joining other young children of a similar age. This is Prince George's second outing following the christening, but what have we learnt about the third-in-line to the throne? CLICK ON PICTURE BELOW OF PRINCE GEORGE FOR GALLERY   Prince George cuddles in close to mum Duchess of Cambridge Below HELLO! Online have chosen their ten new favourite Prince George facts:   1: He's very inquisitive When the future King threw his toy from over his mother’s shoulder, he

  • Katy Perry goes cake crazy in Birthday lyric video

    Katy Perry has released her new lyric video and it’s a foodie’s heaven. Titled Birthday, the track features numerous varieties of cakes and sweets. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO   Katy Perry in her new music video The new video, which we assume precedes a full music video, features some of our favourite types of cake – including a gorgeous five-tiered rainbow cake. The video starts with a batter mix filled with candies that remind us of smarties before cutting to piles of flour, mixing spoons and jars of sweets that all help Katy to spell out the lyrics. French sweets, macarons, appear next to cookie cutterS

  • Theo Walcott and wife Melanie announce birth of first child

    Arsenal star Theo Walcott and his wife Melanie Slade have announced the arrival of their first child. "So over the moon to announce the birth of our baby boy Finley born this morning.... It's amazing to be mummy & daddy! Love him so much x", Theo wrote on his Facebook wall.   Theo Walcott and Melanie Slade in 2013 Fans took over the post congratulating the pair, with one posting: "Congratulations hope he's good footballer like is dad." The couple were childhood sweethearts and dated for nine years before Theo popped the question on New Year’s Eve 2011 at their home in Hertfordshire. Theo and

  • Emma Stone gives Andrew Garfield the look of love at The Amazing Spider-Man 2 London premiere

    Emma Stone looked radiant on the red carpet of her new film, as she gave boyfriend Andrew Garfield the look of love. The couple also co-star in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the sequel to the first film where they met on set. CLICK BELOW FOR GALLERY   Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield at The Amazing Spider-Man premiere Premiering the film in London, the loved-up pair posed together and joked around with the thousands of fans who waited for hours. Wearing a stunning yellow gown with her trademark red hair, Emma adorned her outfit with a simple thick gold chain.   brightcove.createExperiences(); She wore her short locks curled and