• George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin one step closer to saying 'I do' as they post official wedding banns

    George Clooney and his fiancée Amal Alamuddin are one step closer to walking down the aisle – now that they have posted their official wedding banns. The Hollywood star and British human rights lawyer paid £35 each before signing the legal notice of their intention to marry at Chelsea Town Hall in London. The document, which went up a fortnight ago, must be displayed in public for 16 days before George and Amal can marry. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY George and Amal have posted their official wedding banns According to the Daily Mirror, the legal paper includes his middle name, listing him as George

  • Home made cherry and almond cake recipe

    Ingredients Serves 8 100g Butter 175g Caster Sugar 2tsp Almond Essence 3 Eggs – beaten 75g Flaked Almonds 1 Lemon – Grated Rind 100g Plain Flour 100g Self-raising Flour 200g Cocktail Cherries – well drained and cut in half Method Pre-heat over to 160c / 325 / Gas 3. Line a 20cm deep cake tin with greased non-stick baking paper. Place the cherry halves in a small bowl and coat with 1tbs of the flour. Put to one side. Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and cream together. Add the almond essence and then gradually

  • Michelle Keegan makes stylish return to her home city with Mark Wright after kitting out Essex dream pad

    Two weeks after moving into their new dream house in Essex, Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright were back in her home city of Manchester to attend an event together on Wednesday evening. The couple, soon to be husband and wife, helped get the party started for radio station Heart North West's launch at Rosso restaurant. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright at the Heart FM launch party Mark hosts his own Club Classics show every weekend for the station, and was only too happy to show his support at the bash. "I absolutely love being part of

  • Cheryl's husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini hits back at internet trolls

    Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's new husband has described her as "the most beautiful woman on the planet" while defending her against online critics. Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini hit back at Instagram users who cruelly criticised the singer for being too thin in a recent photo she shared on the site. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Cheryl Fernandez-Versini received some criticism after posting this photo online The picture, taken backstage at the X Factor auditions, shows Cheryl posing in a purple and white dress. While most of her fans responded positively, some were less kind – prompting JB to step in. "She is the most beautiful

  • Prince William to become a helicopter pilot and donate entire salary to charity, Kensington Palace confirms

    Prince William is to become a helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance, and he will donate his entire salary to charity. Kensington Palace confirmed the second-in-line's new role on Thursday afternoon, though didn't mention which good cause would benefit. William's training for a helicopter license will commence in September. It is estimated to take a minimum of five months to complete, during which, the Palace confirms, he "will continue to undertake engagements on behalf of the Queen and his charitable affiliations". Prince William is to become a helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance The Duke's new post will see him

  • King Felipe takes to the seas in Majorca

    King Felipe took part in the King's Sailing Cup on Wednesday, for the first time since his coronation in June. Felipe, who regularly took part in the annual challenge when he was the Prince of Asturias, took time out of his increasingly busy schedule to join in the third day of the regatta, which is now in its 33rd year. Earlier in the day King Felipe hosted an audience with numerous dignitaries including the President of the Balariac Islands and the Mayor of Palma de Majorca, before hopping aboard a boat named Aifos to show off his sailing skills. CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel marries Vincent Kartheiser in secret wedding

    Alexis Bledel and Vincent Kartheiser have tied the knot. The former Gilmore Girls star and the Mad Men actor said "I do" earlier this summer in a top-secret California wedding, according to E! Online. The pair are said to have met in 2012 when Alexis made a guest appearance on Vincent's series, playing his character's love interest. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Private couple Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel married in June While the couple kept their relationship professional and didn't start dating until the series had wrapped, co-stars noted how much chemistry there was between the actors. "They are such a yin

  • Heartbreak for Home and Away's Ada Nicodemou as she grieves loss of second baby

    Home and Away actress Ada Nicodemou is mourning the tragic loss of her second child who was delivered stillborn on Thursday. In a statement released via Channel Seven, the heartbroken star and her husband Chrys Xipolitas made the devastating announcement. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE “It is with great sadness that we need to share some news with you,” said the couple, parents to two-year-old Johnas. “Our baby boy Harrison was delivered stillborn on Thursday 7 August 2014. “We appreciate your love and support as we mourn the loss of our precious son. We understand that we have lived

  • Katie Holmes 'never looks back' on past with Tom Cruise

    Katie Holmes has opened up about making her return to Hollywood, and leaving her past in the past. The former Dawson's Creek star – whose fame increased with her high-profile marriage and divorce from Tom Cruise – was asked whether she would consider going back to her old life. "I never really look back," Katie said on The Today Show. "I just approach life one day at a time."   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Katie Holmes: 'I'm really excited about where I am right now' The mother of eight-year-old daughter Suri added that she was looking forward to the release of her

  • Courteney Cox wins praise from future mother-in-law

    Courteney Cox proved a hit with her fiancé Johnny McDaid's mother during a recent trip to Ireland. Pauline McDaid, who hails from Derry, told Northern Ireland's Sunday Life how much she enjoyed the Friends actress' company during her holiday in the Emerald Isle for Johnny's 38th birthday. "We all love her," said Pauline, who added that Courteney "felt at home" during her stay. Courteney has grown close to her future mother-in-law Pauline "John is very much a Derryman," added Pauline. "So to be able to show Courteney around where he grew up and around his history, he was as proud as punch." Courteney

  • Kimberly Wyatt reveals style and fitness secrets

    Former Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt has been busy. As well as gearing up for the new season of Got to Dance, the sassy lead judge has designed a range of summer-ready jumpsuits with bohemian fashion brand Dancing Leopard. Speaking to HELLO! Online about how she stays looking gorgeous despite her demanding schedule, she admits that “having a daily fitness regime always helps to relieve stress and look after yourself.” My style is street chic and effortless… I love Theory, Alexander Wang and The Kooples. And I’m really excited about my range with Dancing Leopard. All the different jumpsuit designs can

  • Zara Phillips 'hopes to pass sport on to Mia'

    Zara Phillips' daughter Mia may only be seven months old, but her athletic mum is already thinking about how she will be raised with a sporting background in mind. The Olympic-winning equestrian and experienced sailor, who is married to rugby star Mike Tindall, was speaking at a charity sailing race on Thursday. "We used to sail as kids," said Zara, as she and her husband prepared to compete in Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight. "It's nice to get back on the water and have some fun."   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Sporty Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall compete

  • Oscar Pistorius labelled 'deceitful' as closing arguments begin in his trial

    The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius trial accused the athlete of being a "deceitful and appalling witness" as the closing arguments got underway on Thursday. State prosecutor Gerrie Nel said the 27-year-old had consistently changed his version of events and argued that his testimony was "weak". CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Oscar Pistorius in court on Thursday "The court should have no difficulty in rejecting his full version of events, not only as reasonably possibly true, but in essence as being absolutely devoid of any truth," he stated. Mr Nel began his closing argument in Pretoria's High Court by stating that Oscar's lawyers

  • Swiss rolls and cherry cakes: take the Bake Off challenge at home

    Almost eight million viewers tuned in to The Great British Bake Off on Wednesday evening to watch twelve hopefuls tackle their first ever baking signature challenge. Things got hot in the kitchen as the culinary TV hit, hosted by Mel and Sue, kicked off with its second highest ever audience, with 7.9 million viewers watching the show at its peak. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR RECIPES Click on photos for recipes of the desserts tackled on GBBO, including swiss rolls, cherry and almond cake and a victoria sponge The first episode of the fifth series saw contestants get in a jam as they tried

  • Holly Branson supports Virgin's Strive Challenge following pregnancy news

    Holly Branson stepped out for the first time since making the exciting announcement that she is pregnant with twins. On Thursday 32-year-old Holly showed her support for the Virgin Strive Challenge in London. Richard Branson's eldest child was joined by her brother Sam and his wife Isabella, whose sister is Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Left to right: Natalie Imbruglia, Princess Beatrice and Holly Branson Adding a royal touch to proceedings was Princess Beatrice, who is a close friend of the Branson family and whose boyfriend Dave Clark works for Virgin Galactic. Holly Branson reveals she is expecting twins with

  • Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco 'will take on any role'

    Kaley Cuoco has just signed a fresh three-year deal for popular American sitcom The Big Bang Theory. However the 28-year-old actress, who plays Penny and will reportedly be earning $1million per episode, isn’t too picky when it comes to accepting work. "I will take any role anyone will hire me on," she told Women’s Health‘s September 2014 issue in America. "I was telling someone last night, people always say, 'oh my god you’re going to be type cast' and if I really was type cast as Penny or the girl next door it would be the greatest thing in

  • Kim Kardashian 'hoping to get pregnant' with second baby

    Kim Kardashian has revealed that she and her husband Kanye West are trying for a second baby. The 33-year-old reality TV star recently celebrated her daughter North's first birthday, but it sounds like Kim is ready to get pregnant again. When asked by Entertainment Tonight whether another addition to the family was on the horizon, Kim said, "I'm hoping so." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Kim Kardashian gave birth to her daughter North West in June last year She added that it would be fun if she was expecting at the same time as her older sister Kourtney, who is due

  • Duchess Kate lands spot on Vanity Fair's best-dressed list

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, has featured on Vanity Fair's best-dressed list for the fifth consecutive year. It's no wonder the royal made it onto the prestigious list – a wardrobe brimming with designer dresses and the hottest accessories, she is a fully-fledged style icon. The news comes after Kate's trip to Australia and New Zealand in May, when she wowed with over two dozen stylish ensembles.   Kate made the prestigious list for the fifth consecutive year The issue of the magazine also included a photoshoot with Cressida Bonas. The former girlfriend of Prince Harry looked stunning while

  • Melanie Griffith says 'life is good' after Antonio Banderas split

    Melanie Griffith is "happy" despite her recent separation from Antonio Banderas. The 56-year-old actress is a working mother-of-three and although she’s had success on both film and TV, she confessed she isn’t making Hollywood her focus. Right now she is more concerned about the full picture, including her personal life. CLICK ON IMAGES FOR GALLERY Melanie Griffith has shared how happy she is "It's not about my career now. It's just about finding great work and having a good time. My kids are almost grown," she told IndieWire. "I'm getting divorced. I'm just happy. I'm really joyful. Life is good." In the same

  • Kristen Stewart explains why she never smiles: 'That's what they'd be desecrating me for'

    Kristen Stewart achieved major success with her work in the Twilight Saga films but the actress admits she never actually tried hard to please the public on her way to the top. The 24-year-old is known for her coy persona when off-set and confessed she doesn’t play up to the cameras when she’s not at work because she wants to be in control. Kristen has stayed true to plan and has explained why it works for her. CLICK ON IMAGES FOR GALLERY Kristen Stewart has spoken about why she doesn't smile “Now I feel like if I smiled for a paparazzi photo—not

  • George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin one step closer to saying 'I do' as they post official wedding banns

    George Clooney and his fiancée Amal Alamuddin are one step closer to walking down the aisle – now that they have posted their official wedding banns. The Hollywood star and British human rights lawyer paid £35 each before signing the legal notice of their intention to marry at Chelsea Town Hall in London. The document, which went up a fortnight ago, must be displayed in public for 16 days before George and Amal can marry. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY George and Amal have posted their official wedding banns According to the Daily Mirror, the legal paper includes his middle name, listing him as George