• North West dons Chanel for modelling debut

    At the tender age of just one, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter North has made her modelling debut. The adorable tot appears in a style guide from former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld, CR Fashion Book – dressed in none other than Chanel. In the black-and-white photo, gorgeous North is wearing a knitted Chanel jumper. A quilted bag by the famous fashion house rests between her little legs. North West made her modelling debut at one Looking to the side, one of North's diamond studs twinkles in the photograph. She is also wearing a Chanel flower pin in the picture, called

  • Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe

    Makes 8 Preparation time: 30 minutes Make in advance: mascarpone filling (several hours ahead) Ingredients 200g mascarpone 1 tbsp double cream 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds removed 1 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for dusting 200g-250g fresh Jubilee strawberries, hulled and sliced horizontally zest of 1/2 small lemon or orange 1 x small pack of shortbread rounds (I used 1 x 160g Lemon shortbread thins) Method Add the lemon or orange zest to the Jubilee strawberries and carefully stir this through. In a bowl, mix together the mascarpone, cream, vanilla seeds and icing sugar. Place 6 shortbread rounds on a board and arrange a

  • Lourdes Leon makes waves on south of France holiday before starting university

    Lourdes Leon enjoyed her last stint of freedom before she heads to university next month. Madonna's teenage daughter, 17, was seen hitting the beach near Cannes, in the south of France, where she and her family are currently holidaying. Soaking up the 30 degree heat, Lourdes showed off her tanned and toned figure in a black bikini. The raven-haired beauty rocked a pair of oversized orange sunglasses as she relaxed on the shore with a group of friends.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Lourdes Leon is following in her mum Madonna's footsteps and will be attending the University of Michigan Lourdes looked to

  • Rita Ora admits she fancies Justin Bieber

    Rita Ora has admitted to having a crush on Justin Bieber. Asked by Miquita Oliver this week whether she fancies the 20-year-old singer, Rita replied, "Who doesn't? "I like how he's evolved, he's growing up, he's doing his thing," she added, during her appearance on 4Music's Rock The Look With Rimmel London. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Rita Ora has admitted she has a crush on Justin Bieber "I like his stance and how he carries himself." Rita, 23, is currently single following her split from Scottish DJ Calvin Harris this summer. At the time, there were reports that her friendship

  • Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux jet off to Bora Bora for a romantic holiday in tropical paradise

    To mark the two-year anniversary of Jennifer Aniston's engagement to fiancé Justin Theroux, the former Friends star has whisked him off to Bora Bora. The couple's romantic holiday in one of the most beautiful and exotic locations in the world also coincides with Justin's 43rd birthday, and the whole trip was organised by Jennifer, according to a source. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Jennifer and Justin celebrated two years as an engaged couple in the idyllic setting of Bora Bora "It wasn't a surprise, but Jen planned the whole thing," a friend told Us Weekly, adding that the lovebirds made the most of

  • David Beckham crowned best-groomed male of 2014

    David Beckham has been crowned the best-groomed male of 2014, according to a new poll. A survey, carried out by online hair and beauty retailer Hairtrade.com, asked online shoppers aged 18-30 which male celebrity they thought scrubbed up the best. With his impeccably tailored suits and stylish haircuts, it's no wonder the footballing legend topped the list, gaining 23 per cent of the overall vote.   CLICK ON THE PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY David Beckham topped the list "David Beckham has got to be the best-groomed male," said one respondent. "It's crazy but that man gets better with age." Coming in a close

  • Mel B jet-sets between talent shows as new X Factor 2014 pictures are released

    Mel B lives in Los Angeles and has started work on Britain’s The X Factor this year. However Wednesday saw her take on New York as she promoted America’s Got Talent. The former Spice Girl has been perfectly juggling her duty as a face of reality TV recently, her latest appearance proving a good example. Mel – whose real name is Melanie Brown – was spotted at the post-show red carpet event at Radio City Music Hall in the Big Apple, and showed no signs of fatigue as she captured attention in an animal print dress. CLICK ON IMAGES FOR

  • Florentine biscuits

    Servings: 12 Preparation time: 15 minutes Baking time: 12 - 15 minutes Ingredients 25g (1oz) butter 85g (3oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Caster Sugar 2tsp flour 3tbsp double cream 150g (5½oz) mixed Fairtrade dried fruit and nuts, such as flaked almonds, cranberries, apricots, raisins, cherries 25g (1oz) dark Fairtrade chocolate 25g (1oz) milk Fairtrade chocolate 25g (1oz) white Fairtrade chocolate Method Preheat the oven to 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas Mark 4. Place the butter and sugar into a pan and melt together – allow to turn golden brown before stirring in flour and double cream. Add the dried fruit and nuts and mix together. Take

  • 3D Gingerbread house biscuits

    Makes: 1 delicious house Preparation time: 1 day Baking time: 10 - 12 minutes Ingredients Gingerbread dough 825g (1lb 13oz) self-raising flour plus extra for rolling 250g (9oz) unsalted butter, cubed 250g (9oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Dark Muscovado Sugar 4 rounded tsp ground ginger 2 rounded tsp ground cinnamon 2 large eggs, beaten 250g (9oz) Lyle’s Black Treacle Icing 5 large egg whites or 150g (5oz) liquid egg white 1kg (2lbs) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Icing Sugar plus extra for sifting Decoration A selection of: wafer blossoms sugar flower decorations carrots & sprinkles pale blue & green food paste colours white & orange sweets desiccated coconut

  • Usher: Getting married was my 'best mistake'

    Usher's marriage to Tameka Foster might not have had a fairytale ending – but the star has no regrets. Despite the couple's split, Usher told O Magazine that getting married at 28 was his "best mistake". CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Usher has described his marriage as his 'best mistake' "Most people probably think I regret it because I ended up getting divorced, but it helped me learn that sometimes I think I know more than I actually do," the 35-year-old said. Usher and stylist Tameka - who have two children together, Usher 'Cinco' Raymond V, now six, and five-year-old Naviyd Ely Raymond

  • Great British Bake Off: from florentines and savoury biscuits to 3D gingerbread houses

    Great British Bake Off's Biscuit Week saw 11 amateur bakers make a cracking effort as they tackled savoury biscuits, Mary Berry's Florentines and even elaborate 3D scenes of afternoon tea, ski slopes, ferris wheels and gingerbread houses. See if you can meet Mary's demands of a "good zig-zag", lacy appearance, and a even bake and distribution of chocolate on your Florentines. Have a go at getting the perfect crunch with pistachio or strawberry and mascarpone shortbread, or prepare for a cheese course with cheddar and hazelnut biscuits. Feeling ambitious? Go for gold with GBBO 2013's winner Frances Quinn's California prune dodgers, or see how tall you

  • Frances Bean Cobain offers Zelda Williams support following father Robin's death

    Robin William's daughter Zelda has received a kind message of support from her friend Frances Bean Cobain. A couple of days after her father's passing, Zelda announced that she was leaving Twitter and Instagram to "heal" after negative comments relating to the late actor's death were posted online. Zelda will, however, find comfort in the words that Frances – who also lost her father to apparent suicide – wrote on Twitter.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Frances Bean Cobain also lost her father to apparent suicide in 1994 "@zeldawilliams You have such an incredibly beautiful soul. I love you but you

  • Guy Ritchie reportedly wants Jamie Dornan for new King Arthur role

    Jamie Dornan is hot property in Hollywood right now. So it comes as no surprise to hear reports that Guy Ritchie wants the Fifty Shades of Grey star to take the lead role in his new King Arthur film franchise. According to the Sun, Guy was “completely blown away” when he met Jamie and “wanted to offer him the part immediately”. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Guy Ritchie reportedly wants Jamie Dornan to star in his upcoming King Arthur film Guy is now said to be desperate to sign the 32-year-old up to play the legendary king in a forthcoming set of

  • Hazelnut and cheddar biscuits recipe

    Makes: around 32 Ingredients 200g plain flour 100g butter, softened 75g Castello Tickler Cheddar finely grated 60g hazelnuts 2 large eggs, one whole and one separated into yolk and white Salt and pepper Method Line two large baking sheets with grease proof paper. Put the hazelnuts into a food processor, blitz to a fine crumb, then add the egg yolk, 50g of Castello Tickler Cheddar and the remaining ingredients and blitz again to form a soft dough. Place a large piece of cling film on your work surface and tip out the sable dough. Bring together with your

  • 15 stars who found success without a degree

    After all the sleepless nights and cold sweats A level results day has arrived and school leavers across the country will finally find out if they have made the grades to attend their top university choices. Whether students decide to carry on to further education or not, going to university is not the be all and end all. Perhaps the world would be slightly less colourful if  Richard Branson hadn't decided to pursue selling records aged 16 or Kanye West had continued his studies at Chicago State University instead of fulfilling his musical ambitions. Take a look at 15 successful VIPs who reached the top of their

  • Michelle Keegan hints at wedding progress as she reveals she's 'so excited' to get 'planning'

    Michelle Keegan has hinted that she's busy planning more elements of her wedding to Mark Wright. The former Coronation Street actress posted a cryptic message via Twitter on Thursday that seemed to suggest she's getting even closer to tying the knot. The 27-year-old told fans how she was "getting my planning on!!!!" alongside heart and thumbs up emojis, using the hashtag "#so excited". CLICK ON IMAGES FOR GALLERY Michelle – who blogs about fashion for HELLO! Online – recently moved in with her fiancé Mark, and they now share an Essex home. While she has her impending nuptials to plan, her

  • Celebrity engagements: the rings sparking the 'hand selfie' craze

    Kim Kardashian, Michelle Keegan and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini are just some celebrities who have announced their engagement online. When the stars flaunted their show-stopping diamond rings on Twitter and Instagram, they were not only sharing their happiness and excitement with fans, but also starting the craze for the "hand selfie". CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY OF RINGS   Men across the UK nation are now feeling the pressure to buy bigger and brighter rocks, said luxury jewellery brand Rare Pink, as their future brides will most likely be posting a photo of the sparkler online. In the past year, the average size of the diamond in

  • Sir Cliff Richard issues a statement as police search his Berkshire home

    Sir Cliff Richard has responded to a police search of his apartment in relation to an alleged historial sex offence. The 73-year-old, who is currently out of the country, said in a statement, "For many months now I have been aware of allegations against me of historic impropriety which have been circulating online. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Sir Cliff Richard's home in Berkshire has been searched by police "The allegations are completely false. Up until now I have chosen not to dignify the false allegations with a response, as it would just give them more oxygen. "However, the police attended my apartment

  • Simon Cowell will bring Betty Boop back to the big screen

    Simon Cowell is developing the first feature-length Betty Boop film. "Betty is an icon, and one of the biggest stars in the world – I’m thrilled to be working with her," Simon said. Speaking to Variety, Simon added: "Betty, I’ve worked with some serious divas but I think you could be the biggest of them all!" Betty Boop is heading back to the big screen... Simon's production company Syco, which also produces The X Factor and American Idol, will be producing the film with Animal Logic Entertainment. The feisty cartoon character was originally a caricature of a jazz age

  • Benedict Cumberbatch theatre play outselling Beyoncé's On The Run tour

    Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the most successful British actors of the 21st century -and now he is out-selling American superstar Beyoncé. Benedict will star as the titular character in Shakespeare's Hamlet next year at the Barbican Theatre, and tickets for the show have reportedly registered 214 per cent more searches than Beyoncé and Jay-Z's On The Run tour. Ticket selling site Viagogo also revealed that it is outselling the hit play A Streetcar Named Desire four to one. Benedict Cumberbatch Hamlet was originally due to open this year, but because of Benedict's busy schedule the play was unable to run

  • Nadine Coyle shows off daughter Anaiya as they land back in London

    Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle proudly showed off her six-month-old Anaiya on Thursday as they touched down in London. It is the first time Nadine has been seen with the little girl since she gave birth in February. Wearing a black and nude contrast dress, Nadine was happy to pose for pictures with Anaiya, who looked cute and casual in a white dress and navy blue floral headband. CLICK ON PICTURES FOR GALLERY Nadine Coyle and baby Anaiya land at Heathrow Airport The 28-year-old is back in the UK to guest star in Michael Flatley's new tour, Dangerous Games. She first sang opposite

  • Duchess Kate shops for baby George at designer discount outlet

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is known for her love of a good bargain, often picking up designer creations at a discounted price. So her fans will not be surprised to find out that the royal was spotted rummaging through rails at discount outlet Bicester Village and managed to pick up a pair of sale pyjamas for Prince George. The brunette beauty bought the sleepwear for her son from Lacoste, before scouring the sales rails in Reiss – one of her favourite high street store.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Kate was spotted browsing the rails at discount

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones to sell country home where she spent separation

    Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are selling their country house in Bedford, New York. The property, which is where Catherine lived during the pair's temporary separation last year, has been listed on real estate database Zillow's website. Catherine and Michael, who have now reconciled and are based in New York City, are said to be hoping to fetch nearly £5million.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE   Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas went on a six-month separation Photos from the site show the colonial 6,600 square metre house featuring a centre hall, spiral staircase, six bedrooms, six bathrooms and wrap-around balconies that look

  • Robin Williams was suffering from "early stages of Parkinson’s Disease"

    Robin Williams' wife has revealed that the acclaimed actor who passed away on Monday was suffering from early onset Parkinson's Disease. In a statement, Susan Schneider revealed: "Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly." Robin Williams and his wife Susan Schneider A preliminary investigation concluded on Tuesday that the beloved comedian had died of suicide by asphyxiation. The Mrs. Doubtfire actor was found in his home on Monday morning by his personal