• Great British Bake Off: winning dessert recipes

    Week four in the Great British Bake Off marquee sees the remaining bakers cope with multitasking across several baking skills at once as they tackle a range of desserts on Wednesday evening. For the signature challenge the baker hopefuls bake saucy puddings with delicate sponges and a gooey saucy filling, while sweet queen Mary Berry sets the group her tiramisu for the technical challenge. As for the show-stopper? This week it's baked alaskas, made of cake, meringue and ice cream. Whip up your own baked alaska, get the perfect layers in our tiramisu recipe, and aim for perfection with our choice of puddings...  CLICK ON PHOTO BELOW FOR DESSERT RECIPES INSPIRED

  • Neil Young files for divorce from wife Pegi after 36 years

    Neil Young has filed for divorce from his wife of 36 years, Pegi Young. The 68-year-old rocker filed papers in the couple’s hometown of San Mateo in California on 29 July, Rolling Stone magazine reports. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Neil Young and Pegi Young are set to divorce after 36 years of marriage Neil and Pegi are the parents of two grown children, daughter Amber and son Ben, while Neil is also a father to son Zeke from a previous relationship. They first met while Pegi was working as a waitress at a diner near his California Ranch, and were married in

  • Paul Walker's mum Cheryl files for divorce after 30 years of marriage

    Paul Walker's mum Cheryl has filed for divorce after 30 years of marriage. In court documents filed Cheryl Walker states that she's been separated for nearly 12 years from Paul Walker III, according to TMZ. Sources close to the couple told the publication that the decision to file for divorce had nothing to do with their son's death. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   The separation was not amicable and followed a tumultuous marriage, the sources said. Former fashion model Cheryl listed a gun collection and a house among her assets, and is reportedly seeking spousal support. Her estranged husband was a sewer contractor

  • Courteney Cox completes Ice Bucket Challenge - with a little help from Ed Sheeran and Johnny McDaid

    Courteney Cox has stepped up to the plate and completed the Ice Bucket Challenge. Scroll down to see the video The actress - nominated by her best friend Jennifer Aniston - was helped by Ed Sheeran and her fiancé Johnny McDaid as she was drenched in freezing cold water this week, adding her name to the list of stars supporting the viral campaign. Courteney Cox has completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In a video shared on Courteney's Twitter page, she can be seen sitting with her feet in the swimming pool with Ed stood just behind her. "Alright Jennifer Aniston. I accept

  • JLS star Oritse Williams welcomes baby boy with girlfriend Aimee Jade

    JLS star Oritse Williams and his girlfriend Aimee Jade have announced the birth of their baby boy. New mum Aimee tweeted on Tuesday: "So happy to announce that on Sunday 24th at 1.49am we welcomed our precious baby boy, weighing 6lbs 3 to the Azari-Williams Family. ..." In another tweet she added: "....so in love with our precious baby boy!!!! @Oritse xxx." Proud dad Oritse, meanwhile, couldn't wait to share his "awe" at becoming a father for the first time. I watched in awe as @AJAzari gave birth to our 1st born son on Sunday 24th at 1.49am. He is my

  • Jennifer Metcalfe confirms she is leaving Hollyoaks - days after onscreen sister announces her departure

    Jennifer Metcalfe has announced she is leaving Hollyoaks. The 30-year-old actress, who has been playing man-eater Mercedes McQueen since June 2006, made the announcement on Twitter. "Mercedes is leaving the village, she needs to give her high heels a rest – my feet are knackered," Jennifer told fans. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Jennifer Metcalfe is leaving Hollyoaks after eight years playing Mercedes McQueen It is not known if the actress is making a permanent departure from the Channel 4 soap, or is just taking a break – but it comes days after her on-screen sister revealed she is also leaving the

  • Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna makes rare public appearance eight months after critical skiing accident

    Michael Schumacher's wife made a rare public appearance on Tuesday as she attended the World Equestrian Games in Caen, France, for which she is an official ambassador. Corinna Schumacher put on a brave face for the outing, which comes almost exactly eight months after her husband's critical skiing accident in France. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Corinna Schumacher made a rare public appearance on Tuesday The 45-year-old, who has been married to seven-time Formula One champion Michael for 19 years, looked at ease in a pair of blue jeans and khaki jacket as she smiled and chatted to fellow spectators. An avid

  • Chrissy Teigen reveals new hairstyle on Instagram

    Model Chrissy Teigen unveiled her dramatic new hairstyle on Wednesday, sharing her excitement on her Instagram account. Usually sporting shoulder-length hair, the photo showed Chrissy with her stunning waves cascading down, almost reaching her stomach. Click on the image below to see Chrissy's old hairstyle Chrissy showed off her new extensions in an Instagram selfie The 28-year-old revealed that she has had hair extensions put in to her already gorgeous locks, making them dramatically longer. "Oh my god I did it," she captioned the photo, sharing her excitement with her 940,000 followers. "#extentionslife #iamaboutthislife thank you @priscillavalles @giannandrea1." It's not the first

  • Celebrity birthdays: Tom Ford turns 53

    Happy birthday, Tom Ford! As the handsome designer turns 53, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Tom and you... This is what Tom, who is a Virgo, can be expecting today: Why are we fascinated with racing fixtures and sporting contests? We just love the idea that one moment there is an open field, an apparently equal opportunity for anyone to be a winner or a loser and then there is a moment of truth, after which a fate has been decided and history has been set in stone. None of us can argue with

  • Sir Richard Branson 'proposes' to Wimbledon star Marion Bartoli on his private island

    Sir Richard Branson surprised good friend and tennis ace Marion Bartoli by "proposing" to her with a ring she had previously lost on Necker Island. The former Wimbledon champion had misplaced the jewel one year ago when she was playing tennis on his private island, and had thought she had lost it forever. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO "My wife has given me permission to have a second wife," joked Richard, standing in front of a group of friends. "I know that she's already got a boyfriend but I just want to propose to her. You have to come forward, Marion,

  • Nicky Hilton flaunts engagement ring: see the photos

    Nicky Hilton flashed her diamond engagement ring while out and about in New York City, giving fans a first look at the elegant sparkler. The 30-year-old fashion designer, who got engaged to her long-term boyfriend James Rothschild earlier this month, was spotted walking around the trendy East Village neighbourhood. Dressed in a black-and-white patterned dress, Nicky showed off her long legs in a thigh-skimming frock. She completed her monochromatic look with black lace-up boots and shades, and accessorised with a leather satchel.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Nicky Hilton and her fiancé James Rothschild first met at Petra Ecclestone's 2011

  • Aaron Paul's sweet Emmy acceptance speech crashes wife's website

    As he accepted his third Emmy award on Monday, Aaron Paul used his moment in the spotlight to praise his wife Lauren Parsekian, and help promote a cause very close to her heart. The actor, named best supporting actor for his role as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, couldn’t help but gush about his beautiful bride as he neared the end of his acceptance speech. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Aaron Paul accepting his third Emmy award on Monday evening "To my wife – my God, thank you for marrying me," he said. "Thank you for dedicating your life to spread kindness

  • Lauren Conrad's bridesmaids to wear dresses she designed herself: more details

    Lauren Conrad has opened up about what her bridesmaids will wear on her big day. Her nine chosen friends will be flaunting dresses that Lauren has created herself, as part of her wear-them-again collection for Paper Crown Bridesmaids. "I sent them all the different shapes and let them pick from two colours," Lauren told Martha Stewart Weddings. "I don't mind if there are a few girls in the same dress, or if people are all in different ones."   Lauren Conrad has let her bridesmaids choose from two colours of dresses from her own line "It's too difficult to take a group of

  • Clotted cream and strawberry ice cream recipe

    Prep time: 15 mins Freezing time: 8 hours Ingredients 2 large free-range eggs 125g caster sugar 2 x 227g tub of Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream 250ml full-fat milk 250f British strawberries, hulled and halved Method Whisk the eggs in a large bowl until light and frothy. Add the sugar gradually and whisk for a further 3 minutes. Add the clotted cream and milk into the egg mixture and whisk well. Spoon the mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. If you're not using an ice cream maker, spoon into a 2-litre freezer proof container and freeze for 3 hours. Remove from the freezer

  • Henry Cavill puts in a superhero effort for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Henry Cavill and Amy Adams have become the latest stars to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Scroll down to see the video Sitting side-by-side on the set of their upcoming film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the pair remained in costume as they accepted their nominations during a short video posted on Vimeo. Henry Cavill and Amy Adams complete the Ice Bucket Challenge Amy, 40, can be seen introducing the clip, sat alongside Henry, 31, who is dressed in his iconic Superman outfit. After a short speech, in which the actress nominates her siblings, the co-stars are ready

  • Blueberry cheesecake ice cream recipe

    Serves: 16 Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon lemon juice Graham cracker mixture: 2-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 36 squares) 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup butter, melted Ice cream mixture: 1-1/2 cups sugar 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant cheesecake or vanilla pudding mix 1 quart heavy whipping cream 2 cups milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Method In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water until smooth. Stir in blueberries and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes

  • Big Bang Theory actor Johnny Galecki and Kelli Garner split

    The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki and his actress girlfriend Kelli Garner have split after more than two years together. The couple's break-up, however, was amicable and they are still "best friends," a source told Us Weekly. Johnny, who plays Dr. Leonard Hofstadter in the popular sitcom, was seen attending Monday's Emmy Awards on his own.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Johnny Galecki and Kelli Garner dated for over two years The 39-year-old actor and his ex-girlfriend first took their romance public in March 2012 when they were spotted kissing courtside at a basketball game. The couple were said to

  • Pixie Lott 'so excited' about joining Strictly Come Dancing line-up

    Pixie Lott has spilled the beans and confirmed that she will be competing in this year's Strictly Come Dancing talent show. After posting a series of cryptic clues on Twitter, Pixie, 23, revealed the news by posting, "Really excited to be a part of @bbcstrictly." The All About Tonight singer also retweeted a video from the BBC Strictly account, which showed Pixie bursting onto the screen saying, "Hello Strictly."    CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Pixie Lott: 'I can't wait to learn the routines' Earlier in the day the blonde beauty had her 1.65million fans on tenterhooks as she wrote, "Ahhh, got something

  • Jennifer Aniston on feeling baby and wedding pressures

    Jennifer Aniston has opened up about motherhood and said that it isn't fair to "put pressure" on women. The 45-year-old star, who has been engaged to actor fiancé Justin Theroux for two years, was speaking to Today about the barrage of questions she is "constantly" faced with. "It is such an issue of, like, 'Are you married yet? Are you going to have your babies yet?' It's just constant. It's like, I don't know!" said Jennifer.    CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Jennifer Aniston: "It is such an issue of, like, 'Are you married yet? Are you going to have your

  • The Great British Bake Off Episode 4: dessert disasters

    After bidding farewell to Jordan last week, the eight remaining bakers in the GBBO entered the marquee to face their toughest challenge yet, Dessert Week. Testing their multitasking baking skills, Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry asked the contestants to first bake eight, individually portioned self-saucing puddings in two hours. "Keep your sponge nice and light…something that will bake in very little time," advised Paul. "Timing is everything," he warned. CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL GALLERY The bakers had to make sauced puddings in Dessert Week In order to make a fondant dessert, it is essential to leave enough time for the sponge to chill