• Celebrity birthdays: Julie Andrews turns 79

    Happy birthday, Julie Andrews! As the award-winning actress and musical star turns 79, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Julie, and for you... This is what Julie who is a Libra, can expect today: Good looking people don't automatically get everything their own way. If their dispositions are sour or their attitudes are aggressive, many may be reluctant to co-operate with them. Then, there are other folk who may not appear to be automatically aligned to winning beauty contests but who nonetheless exude a smooth silvery tongue charm that proves hard to resist. If

  • Beyoncé and Jay Z hang out with David Beckham at football match in Paris

    While most stars currently in Paris can be found front row at fashion week, Beyoncé Knowles  and Jay Z opted for an altogether different experience in the French capital – watching a football match with David Beckham. The music power couple were spotted sitting next to David, cheering on his former club Paris Saint-Germain as they took on Barcelona at Parc des Princes on Tuesday evening. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Beyoncé and Jay Z were seen watching football with David Beckham in Paris on Tuesday David, 39, was pictured in conversation with both sports fan Jay Z and Beyoncé during the

  • Tracy Morgan responds to Walmart's car crash claims: 'I did nothing wrong'

    Tracy Morgan has hit back at Walmart after the retailer denied responsibility for the car crash that left the comedian in a critical condition, and which killed a fellow passenger, back in June. On Monday, Walmart claimed that Tracy and the others in his limousine were not wearing seatbelts when their vehicle was struck by one of their trucks in a highway accident. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Tracy Morgan has issued a statement in response to Walmart's claims Now, the 30 Rock star has issued a statement. "After I heard what Walmart said in court I felt I had to speak

  • Pregnant Alicia Keys reveals due date

    Alicia Keys will be having a New Year baby: her second child is due on December 31. The radiant expectant mother revealed the news on US talk show The View, adding: "I think that's kind of cute". CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beats will be adding to their family at New Year Alicia and husband Swizz Beats, real name Kaseem Dean, already have a son named Egypt Daoud. Swizz also has three children from a previous relationship, Prince Naseer, Kasseem Jr and Nicole. The songstress announced the pregnancy on the couple's fourth wedding anniversary on June 30, sharing a

  • Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's new single 'I Don't Care' sums up her current attitude to life

    Pop star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has released her hot new single I Don't Care. The Crazy Stupid Love singer's new track hit Capital airwaves from 8am on Wednesday morning, and is already proving a hit with fans. The X Factor judge says that the fun tune sums up how she feels about life at the moment.   Cheryl has released her hot new single I Don't Care "I'm a woman now," she says. "I'm at that age where things don't bother me like they used to. I still care about things, but I've discovered what's important to care about, and what's most definitely not." On

  • Michael Phelps issues apology after being arrested for DUI

    Michael Phelps has apologised following his arrest for driving under the influence. The US Olympic swimmer was stopped for speeding after being caught going 84mph in a 45mph zone early on Tuesday morning, police in Baltimore said. He was co-operative, but failed a series of standard sobriety tests. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Michael Phelps has apologised following his DUI arrest on Tuesday morning Michael, who is the most decorated Olympian ever with 22 medals, was charged and released. The 28-year-old later apologised via Twitter for his actions.. "I understand the severity of my actions and take full responsibility," he said. "I know these

  • The Wedding Hub: Top 5 blogs of the week

    Happy #WeddingWednesday! After one of the most hotly anticipated celebrity weddings of the year between George Clooney and his barrister love Amaln Alamuddin, our Wedding Hub bloggers have been incredibly inspired this week and have provided some incredible tips on how to make your wedding day special and unforgettable. This week's top 5 Wedding Hub blogs are sparkling with useful advice: from how to get fit and look perfect on your wedding day, to ideas on how to choose the best dress for your budget, as we know that designers such as Amal Alamuddin's Oscar de la Renta are not accessible

  • Sophie Wessex entertains babies and children in musical sing-a-long

    The Countess of Wessex's standing as a mum-of-two put her in good stead for a fun engagement this week – meeting youngsters and babies at a primary school in Wittering, Cambridgeshire. Sophie, who is proud mum to Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn, looked perfectly at ease as she held one three-month-old in her arms and took part in a musical "minis" class with the toddlers. Singing along to nursery rhymes including Humpty Dumpty and Incy Wincy Spider, Sophie, 49, showed off her maternal side and looked right at home with the fellow parents around her.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Sophie

  • Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart's only son Stephen to marry

    Following the passing of his mother Lauren Bacall in August, there is some happy news for Stephen Bogart. The 66-year-old – the only son of screen siren Lauren and fellow Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart – is getting married in November. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Lauren Bacall and her eldest child, Stephen Bogart Producer and writer Stephen will wed Carla Soviero in New York City towards the end of the year in a ceremony he had been planning at the time of his mother’s sudden death on 12 August. He told the New York Post he was devastated that Lauren didn’t live long

  • Sir Richard Branson seeks passenger who has left their engagement ring in Virgin airport lounge

    Sir Richard Branson has reached out to members of the public in a plea to help him find the owner of a lost ring. An unlucky passenger who was flying Virgin left behind their engagement ring at the airline's Melbourne lounge and Richard, 64, is on a mission to safely return it. The business tycoon retweeted a message from the company's official Twitter account, which read, "Have you flown with @VirginAustralia recently and lost your engagement ring? They might have it."   Sir Richard Branson is seeking the owner of a lost engagement ring The Australia branch also sent out a similar

  • Kristen Stewart to help pick new Twilight directors for five short films

    The Twilight Saga was one of Hollywood's biggest box office hits of all time and became an international phenomenon, so it's no surprise to hear that two years after the last film was released the series is making a comeback. Stephenie Meyer, the author of the series, and Lions Gate, the production company behind the big screen adaptation, have announced that they will be searching for five female aspiring directors to make short films based on the characters. The franchise made star names of Kristen Stewart and British actor Robert Pattinson, and Kristen will return to the panel of women who

  • Brad Pitt: 'My children make me feel like the richest man alive'

    Brad Pitt is a happy man. One month into his marriage to Angelina Jolie, the Hollywood star has opened up about the importance of his family. "You learn to value the basic beauty of family, of watching your children grow and evolve. It's the most beautiful thing you can experience," Brad, 50, told Psychologies magazine. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Brad Pitt: 'I love being a father' "I feel like the richest man alive since becoming a father. "Being a father has changed me on so many levels and made me more generous and alive. "I see my children as an essential part

  • Where X Factor judge Mel B was joined by Emma Bunton and the boys for Judge's houses

    This weekend X Factor heads to the Judge's Houses, when former Spice Girl Melanie B will be working with the boys on their lyrics to see who goes through to the live shows. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY And the setting that will be play backdrop as the boys sing their hearts out for their mentor and fellow former Spice Girl Emma Bunton – enlisted by the X Factor judge to help her choose her final three hopefuls – is the impressive four-star Grand Xcaret Resort in Mexico. Situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya, adjacent to the eco-archaeological Xcaret

  • Jamie Oliver's shepherd's pie

    Jamie Oliver says "I believe this is the ultimate shepherd’s pie – a recipe designed to use up leftover roasted meat. Historically, you’ll find it had potato on the bottom, sides and top, so I was inspired to run with this, giving you a pie with crispy potato all the way round, gorgeous tender meat and veg in the middle, and the best gravy to pour over your portion. This is definitely next-level cooking. To be honest, it’s so damn good that I’ll usually roast a small lamb shoulder specially in order to make a big shepherd’s pie for

  • Amal Alamuddin wedding dress: get the look

    Amal Alamuddin had brides-to-be swooning over her dress when the first exclusive photos were released by HELLO! magazine. The Lebanese beauty looked stunning in her Oscar de la Renta cream confection, which featured off-the-shoulder straps, French lace overlay and a sweeping circular train to finish. For brides who want to emulate Amal's romantic look, flick through our gallery of wedding dresses below. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF DRESSES

  • Jamie Oliver's Insanity burger

    Jamie Oliver says “competition for the best burger in London has gone mad. Some burgers are gourmet and piled high with toppings, whereas others are thinner, simpler, wrapped in paper, steamy and sloppy. All I can say is my insanity burger is going to be right up there – the method is almost ritualistic in what it requires you to do to get close to burger perfection. I’ve also used the brilliant technique of brushing the burgers with mustard and a dash of Tabasco Chipotle sauce as they cook to build up an incredible gnarly layer of seasoning.” Serves

  • Jamie Oliver's Hummingbird cake

    Jamie Oliver said "Quite simply, this beautiful cake is bloody delicious – bake it, and get it in your gob. Light fluffy sponge with banana and pineapple galore, a crunchy dusting of pecan brittle, and a little reminder that zesty cream cheese icings rock – it’s near perfection. For special occasions, to treat your loved ones, or purely for those moments when you just need a good slice of cake, this hummingbird beauty is guaranteed to hit the spot.” Serves 14 1 hour Plus cooling 684 calories Ingredients 250ml olive oil, plus extra for greasing 350g self-raising flour 1 level teaspoon ground cinnamon 350g golden caster

  • Duchess Kate apologises for missing children's art engagement due to morning sickness

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, sent her heartfelt apologies to one of her charities after she had to pull out of an engagement last-minute due to severe morning sickness. The pregnant royal, who is still suffering from the effects of Hyperemesis Gravidarum as she did when expecting Prince George, was due to attend an event arranged by The Art Room. The charity uses art to enrich the lives of disadvantaged children. As royal patron, Kate was scheduled to launch its ninth centre in the UK at the Barlby Primary School in west London. Her message of support was

  • GBBO semi-final sweet desserts

    Following Martha’s departure from the tent last Wednesday, the remaining four bakers returned for the semi- finals stage, battling to win a coveted place in the Great British Bake Off 2014 final. On Wednesday, Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry asked the culinarians to bake 24 portions of Baklava in three and a half hours. CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL GALLERY Nancy challenged herself with her breakfast flavoured baklavas Baklova is a rich, sweet pastry made of filo dough, chopped nuts and honey. "A filo is one of the most difficult pastries," said Paul while Mary pointed out that the bake was "all

  • Sofia Hellqvist joins fiancé Prince Carl Philip of Sweden for first major event together

    Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his fiancée Sofia Hellqvist made one of their first high profile events together on Tuesday, as they arrived at the opening of the Swedish parliament. The pair were joined by Carl Philip's father, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, and his sister Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel. CLICK ON PICTURES FOR GALLERY Wearing a smart black dress with a pleated peplum, and a black and white clutch bag, Sofia looked calm and happy to be joining her future family at the annual event. Sofia, who first met her prince charming in

  • Anne Hathaway reveals fame messed her up 'for a really long time'

    Anne Hathaway is one of the world's most successful actresses, with an Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe under her belt, but she recently revealed that becoming famous messed her up "for a really long time." "I didn't know how to do it; I didn't know how to engage with it; it stressed me out. And people would say, 'You just have to be yourself,' and I was like, 'But I don't know who that is yet!", she added. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Anne Hathaway won her first Oscar in 2013 The 31-year-old actress has played Catwoman in Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise, won an