• Celebrity birthdays: Lauren Goodger turns 28

    Happy birthday Lauren Goodger! As the gorgeous TOWIE star turns 28, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Lauren and you... This is what Lauren, who is a Virgo, can be expecting today: Must you throw your heart and soul into everything you do? Can't you be just a little bit half-hearted this weekend? Is there truly a ban on being blase? Who will you offend if you are too casual or non-committal? It might, actually, be wise to stand a little further back, keep a few options open and roll gently along with a

  • Ryan Gosling 'madly in love' with his newborn baby daughter

    Ryan Gosling couldn't be happier since becoming a first-time father. The actor and his girlfriend Eva Mendes welcomed a baby girl together on 12 September, and Ryan is said to be completely besotted with his newborn daughter. "Ryan is madly in love with the baby," an insider told a US publication, adding that Eva, 40, is loving being a mummy. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are the proud parents of a baby girl They aren't the only ones infatuated with their little girl; so too are her grandmothers. "Ryan's mum and Eva's mum have both been helping," the source added. "They have

  • Nicole Kidman pays final respects at her father's funeral

    Brave Nicole Kidman fought back tears to give her father Dr Antony Kidman the send off he deserved at an emotional funeral on Friday. Dr Kidman, a respected clinical psychologist, died last week in Singapore, aged 75 after collapsing of a suspected heart attack.   Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban sang Amazing Grace at her father's funeral The actress sang an acoustic version of Amazing Grace with husband Keith Urban, whispering 'thank you' as the last chord was played. She had earlier told the congregation: "He was the father who was always going to be there". In her touching tribute the Oscar-winning star remembered

  • Nicole Kidman's eulogy: 'My father arrived on a plane hours after my divorce'

    In an emotional tribute at the funeral of her father, Nicole Kidman told mourners that he was by her side during the most difficult moments of her life, including her divorce from Tom Cruise. She told mourners at St Francis Xavier Church that Dr Antony Kidman was "on a plane hours after I got divorced", and came to stay with her. Dr Kidman, who affectionately called her Niccy, died last week in Singapore on a visit to the actress' sister. Nicole Kidman's father flew to support her hours after her divorce came through He would tell her in times of crisis: ‘Nic,

  • JK Rowling among first celebrities to tweet reaction to historic vote as Scotland remains part of UK

    Celebrities took to Twitter on Thursday morning to air their views after the historic vote that resulted in Scotland remaining a part of the United Kingdom. Harry Potter author JK Rowling revealed that she had been on tenterhooks throughout the night as she waited for the results of the vote to come in. "We should be proud" says JK Rowling following the historic vote "#indyref Been up all night watching Scotland make history. A huge turnout, a peaceful democratic process: we should be proud," wrote the 49-year-old, who had previously donated £1m to the campaign against Scottish independence. BBC Radio Two Breakfast

  • Rob Kardashian baby mystery: star fuels rumours with new 'baby mamma' tweet

    Has he, or hasn't he? Rob Kardashian has got fans talking again by posting another tweet suggesting he has a son. In the early hours of Thursday morning, the 27-year-old told his five million followers: "Was with my baby mamma tonight." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Rob Kardashian has further fuelled reports he is a father It comes just four days after Rob posted, and then quickly deleted, another message referring to his child. "I'm about to go pick up my son from the port and can't wait to watch a great movie with his, suggestions anyone?? He's 6," he wrote.

  • Dylan Penn reveals the truth about Robert Pattinson romance reports

    Dylan Penn has revealed she "laughed" at the idea that she and Robert Pattinson were dating. In an interview with Italian Vanity Fair 23-year-old Dylan, dismissed last year's rumours that she had been romantically involved with the British actor, saying that photos of them at a club in Hollywood weren't all they appeared to be. "We're just friends," she said. "They photographed us in a place where there were other people and cropped the picture. Silly. I laughed about it." Dylan laughed off rumours that she was involved with Robert Pattinson Dylan, whose mother and father are actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright,

  • Is Jessica Simpson making plans to have more children?

    Jessica Simpson and her husband Eric Johnson are the proud parents of two children – and, for the time being at least, they are stopping there. In an interview with Ryan Seacrest this week, the star said she is content with her little brood. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Jessica Simpson has said she has no plans to have more children "Oh, we're done," Jessica, 34, said when asked about more children. "I say we're done. I don't want to accidentally get pregnant one day and then that poor kid feels like it wasn't meant to be or something. "We've got the girl

  • Nadine Coyle on the moment she was told Girls Aloud were splitting up

    It has been more than a year since Girls Aloud announced they were going their separate ways. At the time, Nadine Coyle admitted she had wanted the five-piece to keep going, telling fans she "couldn't stop them" from splitting. Now, the Northern Irish singer has lifted the lid on the moment she found out the band were no more. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Nadine Coyle has spoken about the moment she heard Girls Aloud were splitting up "On the very last night of the tour, our management and publicist came up to me and said the girls wanted to split up

  • Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton arrive in Italy to see Charlie Gilkes tie the knot

    Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton were among the high-profile guests who touched down in Italy on Thursday ahead of Charlie Gilkes and Anneke von Trotha Taylor's wedding. Hot on the heels of his 30th birthday celebrations and a night at the cinema with his ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas, Harry was reportedly joined by his cousins Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie on an Easyjet flight from London to Puglia – where the bride and groom got engaged. Harry and Pippa pictured earlier this year The event will be a family affair for the Middletons too; Pippa, a former flame of Charlie's from their time

  • Natalie Gumede, Nick Frost set to star in Doctor Who Christmas special

    Coronation Street star Natalie Gumede is set to guest star in this year's Doctor Who Christmas special. The actress, who also danced on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, will star alongside Peter Capaldi, who recently took over Doctor duties from Matt Smith, and Jenna Coleman. Hot Fuzz star Nick Frost will also take on a role in the special, as well as Nathan McMullen, as Misfits fame, Michael Troughton - son of Doctor Who star Patrick Troughton - and Glue actress Faye Marsay. Natalie Gumede and Nick Frost "I'm so thrilled to have been asked to guest in the Doctor Who

  • Stoemp scotch egg by Kevin Love

    Serves 4 Ingredients 100g mayonnaise 10g French’s mustard 4 quail eggs 160g mashed potato from baked potatoes 16g butter 2g salt 5g very small diced carrot 5g very small diced fennel 2g very small diced endive 50g flour 2 eggs beaten 100g panko breadcrumbs 1 litre vegetable oil for frying Method 1. Mix the mayonnaise and French’s mustard together and reserve for later 2. Take your baking potatoes and cook them in their skins until very soft 3. Scoop out the flesh whilst still warm and weigh to approx 160g 4. Add the butter and salt whilst still warm and put through a ricer or mash until very smooth and allow to cool 5. Add the diced

  • Kentish rarebit by Kevin Love

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 small loaf of brioche Saint Marcellin cheese 1 Braeburn apple 20g fresh apple juice 30g fructose 5g salt 1/2 head endive 1/2 granny smith apple Apple blossom (optional) Method 1. Peel and core the apple and cut into thirds 2. Bring the apple juice and fructose to a boil 3. Add the apple and leave on a gentle heat for 2 hours or until the apple is very soft and slightly dark and the liquid is gone 4. Mash the apple with a fork and allow to cool 5. Cut the brioche into small triangles

  • Scampi tails by Kevin Love

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients 12 scampi/langoustine tails 100g flour 10g salt 10g black pepper 2g cayenne pepper 3 eggs beaten Panko bread crumbs 1 litre vegetable oil for frying Zest of 1 lemon 100g mayonnaise 20g lemon juice Method 1. Mix the mayonnaise with the lemon juice and reserve for later 2. Wash the scampi and pat dry 3. Mix the flour with the salt and peppers 4. Coat the scampi in the flour, then the egg and finally the breadcrumb 5. Heat the oil to 180C 6. Cook the scampi for 1 minute 30 seconds and then remove from the oil 7. Dust with the lemon zest mix and serve with the lemon

  • Doctors reveal "Angelina Jolie effect" sees double the number of women having tests for genetic breast cancer

    Angelina Jolie has inspired more than double the previous number of women to undergo tests for genetic breast cancer according to doctors. Since May, when the actress revealed that she had a double mastectomy to prevent her getting breast cancer, doctors have noticed what they call "the Angelina effect" – a surge in the number of women being screened for a genetic predisposition to breast cancer. A new study measured the impact of newlywed Angelina's announcement on women in the UK, finding that the number of GP referrals for genetic counselling and DNA tests for breast cancer mutations has increased two

  • Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie join Pippa Middleton at friend's society wedding

    Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie were spotted heading into their friend Charlie Gilkes' wedding in Italy on Friday. The young Prince wore sunglasses and a smart black suit, with a pale blue tie, while Eugenie, who has taken a break from working in New York City to celebrate the nuptials, wore a bright red orange dress, and was joined by her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank. CLICK ON PICTURES FOR GALLERY Pippa Middleton, Prince Harry, and Princess Eugenie arrive at Charlie GiIlkes' wedding Among the high-profile guests who touched down in Italy for the wedding of Charlie Gilkes and Anneke von Trotha Taylor were Pippa

  • Queen Elizabeth: 'My family and I will do all we can to help' following referendum

    Queen Elizabeth II has offered a statement following Thursday's Scottish referendum. "After many months of discussion, debate, and careful thought, we now know the outcome of the Referendum, and it is a result that all of us throughout the United Kingdom will respect", the statement read. The Better Together campaign won the vote, which asked Scottish residents to decide whether to leave the United Kingdom, with 55% of voters choosing to remain. Referencing the at times vocal and argumentative debates that took place across the Isles, the Queen added: "For many in Scotland and elsewhere today, there will be

  • Lauren Conrad reveals why she picked Badgely Mischka to design her wedding gown

    Lauren Conrad married her partner, William Tell, in a gorgeous Californian wedding on Saturday, and has now revealed her wedding gown designers. The couture dress was designed by Mark Badgley and James Mischka, who described the gown as "simple and classic yet glamorous". Covered in lace, the dress came with a long train, while Lauren accessorised with a gorgeous gold leaf barrette. Lauren and William, a former musician-turned-lawyer married in a romantic ceremony in Santa Ynez, California on Saturday 13 September in the presence of their nearest and dearest. Lauren Conrad met William Tell in 2012 . In a statement, Lauren

  • Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton arrive in Italy to see Charlie Gilkes tie the knot

    Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton were among the high-profile guests who touched down in Italy on Thursday ahead of Charlie Gilkes and Anneke von Trotha Taylor's wedding. Hot on the heels of his 30th birthday celebrations and a night at the cinema with his ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas, Harry was reportedly joined by his cousins Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie on an Easyjet flight from London to Puglia – where the bride and groom got engaged. Harry and Pippa pictured earlier this year The event will be a family affair for the Middletons too; Pippa, a former flame of Charlie's from their time

  • Sophie, Countess of Wessex to visit remote First Nations reserve in Ontario

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex’s whirlwind tour of Canada is well underway.Sophie Rhys-Jones, who is married to the Queen’s youngest son, Prince Edward, landed in Vancouver with her husband on Friday, Sept. 12, where the royal couple visited schoolchildren and First Nations leaders. They toured British Colombia over the subsequent four days, but while the Earl flew out to Saskatchewan on Sept. 17, Sophie has undertaken a rather unprecedented trip to a remote location. The Countess arrived in northern Ontario on Sept. 19 to visit an extremely isolated First Nations reserve, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug, which is only accessible by air

  • Prince Harry cheers up young girl with a dance at Invictus Games

    Prince Harry made one little girl's day when he paid special attention to her at the Invictus Games closing concert on September 14. The kind-hearted royal noticed that five-year-old Isabelle Nixon was upset when she couldn't see the stage, and took it upon himself to come to her rescue. Harry had met Isabelle earlier in the day as her father Adam Nixon captained the Great Britain wheelchair basketball team, which stormed to victory. The Prince had stopped to congratulate the injured sportsman on his gold medal and posed with his family for a photo.Approaching a crying Isabelle later on in