• Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran take two trophies each at 2015 Brits awards

    British artists Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran were the big winners at the 2015 Brit Awards, taking home two statues each on Wednesday night. Soul singer Sam, who won four Grammys earlier in the year for his album In The Lonely Hour, took home Best British Breakthrough Act, and the Global Success award. SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL LIST OF WINNERS Ed Sheeran took home Best British Male Solo Artist, and Best British Album for x, and he later admitted that despite his success, winning awards is not "something I am used to." CLICK ON PICTURE FOR GALLERY Sam

  • Madonna assures fans she is 'fine' after Brits stage fall

    Madonna has assured fans that she's fine after taking a tumble during her performance of Living for Love at the Brit Awards held at London's O2 Arena on Wednesday. After being inundated with messages of support from fans, the pop star posted her own message on Instagram alongside an image of the infamous cape that caused the minor incident. "Armani hooked me up! My beautiful cape was tied too tight!" she wrote. "But nothing can stop me and love really lifted me up! Thanks for your good wishes! I'm fine!" CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Madonna

  • Kelly Clarkson reveals why she named her daughter River Rose

    Within one year, Kelly Clarkson became a wife and a mother, and she couldn't be happier about it. "My whole life took a big 180," the US singer told People magazine. "I never thought I would be a mum, so it's very much changed my world in the most awesome way." In between her pop star duties, the 32-year-old spends her days with husband Brandon Blackstock, her stepchildren Savannah and Seth, and the couple's eight-month-old daughter River Rose – who Kelly describes as "the happiest baby on the planet". The star also revealed the meaning behind her little

  • Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright glam up for the Brits

    Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright enjoyed their second date night in a week at the Brits on Wednesday. The couple, who are currently planning their wedding, glammed up for the occasion in matching black ensembles. HELLO! Online blogger Michelle looked as gorgeous as ever in a black lace dress and metallic heels, adding a splash of colour with a green handbag. Meanwhile Mark wore a Sandro motorcycle jacket with a classic white shirt and trousers. The couple paused as they made their way into the O2 to chat to fans who had lined the red carpet. CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • Lady Gaga celebrates her engagement with fiancé Taylor Kinney's co-stars

    Lady Gaga has had a whirlwind couple of weeks since announcing her engagement to actor Taylor Kinney, but the singer took time out of her busy schedule to celebrate with her fiancé and his co-stars in Chicago on Tuesday. The 28-year-old joined Taylor Kinney on the set of Chicago Fire, and clearly made a big impression on his co-stars. Actress Sophia Bush took to Instagram to share a picture of their celebrations, telling fans that Lady Gaga was her "Woman Crush Wednesday". "wcw @LadyGaga, naturally. She SLAYED the #Oscars and now she's snuggled up with the #ChicagoFam celebrating love,"

  • Demi Lovato reassures her fans after being rushed to hospital

    Demi Lovato has taken to Twitter to reassure her fans after being rushed to hospital this week. The 22-year-old pop star was taken to the emergency room of a hospital in LA on Tuesday after having trouble breathing. She was examined and treated for several hours before doctors decided her problem was likely flu-related, and sent her home with antibiotics to treat the infection in her lungs. The next day she sent a message to her concerned 'Lovatics', who had come together to make the topics #GetWellSoonDemi trend worldwide on Twitter. "Thanks for the get well messages… The

  • Prince William has passed ambulance pilot exams and will start flying this summer, Palace confirms as he starts Tokyo trip

    The sky's the limit for Prince William, who has passed the exams which he needed to qualify as an air ambulance pilot and will be begin working in his new role this summer. Kensington Palace made the announcement on Thursday, shortly after the Duke of Cambridge touched down in Tokyo to begin his seven-day tour of Japan and China. The news that William had passed his exams came after he touched down in Tokyo The 32-year-old royal, who is second-in-line to the throne, had been studying for his air transport pilot licence exams since last September and

  • Princess Eugenie on mum Sarah Ferguson: 'I hope I look that good when I'm her age'

    Princess Eugenie has spoken of her pride in mother Sarah Ferguson after she hit the catwalk last week. The 55-year-old won praise from her youngest daughter after she strutted her stuff at Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief show, on the eve of London Fashion Week. "I'm so proud of my mum for walking in Naomi’s show," Eugenie told the Daily Mail. "She looked great, and it was for such a good cause. "I hope I look that good when I'm her age," she added. Eugenie says she hope to look like her mother when she's older

  • Chocolate jammy flake bars

    Serves 18 Preparation time 20 minutes Baking time 20–25 minutes Ingredients 225 g unsalted butter 225 g caster sugar 4 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 150 g self-raising flour 2 tsp baking powder 80 g cocoa powder, sifted 50 ml semi-skimmed milk 8 tbsp strawberry jam 200 g plain chocolate, such as Bournville 6 Flake bars, each broken into three 1 Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4) and line a 20 x 30-cm tray bake tin with non-stick baking paper Method Put the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in the bowl of an

  • Fruit and nut chocolate slices

    Ingredients 250g shortcrust pastry 125g apricot jam 3 large free-range eggs 175g soft brown sugar 50g melted butter 75g plain flour 100g walnuts, chopped 100g semi-dried apricots, chopped 250g Raisin & Hazelnut chocolate Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a 20 x 30cm cake tin. Roll out the pastry to fill the base of the tin, and bake for 15 minutes. Leave to cool, and then spread over the jam. Whisk the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy, and fold in the melted butter, flour and walnuts. Spread evenly over

  • Beyoncé shares her workout routine: see the video

    Beyoncé has shown the world just what it takes to maintain her incredible body. The Drunk in Love singer shared an Instagram video this week, giving fans a glimpse inside her workout routine in honour of Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. "Celebrating the 5th anniversary of Let's Move! #GimmeFive @michelleobama," Beyoncé wrote as a caption to the compilation clip of her exercising. Beyoncé posted a video of her workout routine on Instagram In the video, which is set to the Rocky theme tune Eye of the Tiger, the 33-year-old can be seen showcasing some of

  • How Sofia Hellqvist is being prepared to become a Swedish princess

    Sofia Hellqvist made headlines in 2010 when she was confirmed as the new girlfriend of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden. Five years on and little remains of the former model and reality TV contestant, who is set to walk down the aisle and marry her handsome prince in June. Having undergone a profound transformation in the lead-up to her new role as a princess, Sofia has never denied her colourful past. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Sofia Hellqvist has come a long way from her modelling and reality TV show days "A lot has been written

  • Sam Branson and wife Isabella welcome first child

    Sam Branson and his wife Isabella have become parents for the first time. Proud grandfather Sir Richard Branson announced the exciting news that Isabella had given birth via a statement on his website on 26 February – a week after the youngster was born. "Delighted to share the wonderful news that Isabella and Sam are the proud parents of a new baby girl: Eva-Deia Branson," wrote Sir Richard. "She was born at 4.39pm on February 19th, weighing 7.14oz." Sir Richard with his son Sam, daughter-in-law Isabella and new granddaughter Eva-Deia The multi-billionaire businessman, who became

  • Emma Watson writes sweet open letter to Steve Carell thanking him for supporting gender equality

    Emma Watson has penned an open letter to Steve Carell thanking him for supporting the He For She campaign at the Oscars. The Foxcatcher star, who was nominated for his role in the film, chose to wear a pair of cufflinks supporting the cause to the Academy Awards. Emma, who works on the gender equality campaign with the UN, has shared a handwritten note in response on her Twitter page. Emma Watson has publicly thanked Steve Carell for supporting gender equality "Dear Steve Carell," the letter begins. "You were pure genius in 'Little Miss Sunshine'

  • Shakira hopes to make sons 'proud' after charity baby showers

    Shakira has opened up about why she decided to throw a baby shower for each of her children, in conjunction with UNICEF. The singer welcomed her firstborn son Milan in 2013, followed by her second little boy Sasha last January. Both times Shakira celebrated the lead-up to her birth with a World Baby Shower, where she asked for gifts to be sent to other babies around the world who were in need of help. Writing a blog post on babycenter, Shakira – who has been a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since 2003 – confessed that she hoped her two

  • Frozen Fever: First trailer released

    The first trailer for Frozen Fever – the short film sequel to the popular animated movie Frozen – has been released, and it promises to be every bit as magical as the original. In the 30-second trailer fans can see the return of Princess Elsa and Princess Anna, and of course the lovable snowman Olaf. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The new adventure joins the characters in summertime, with Elsa getting ready to throw a birthday party for her younger sister. Her preparations include making an incredible birthday cake which Olaf finds irresistible - the cheeky snowman can be seen

  • Top tips on how to banish beauty stains

    Any beauty addict will know the pain of staining your clothes because of spilled nail polish or fake tan that hasn't fully dried. "Many beauty products are now designed to last even longer," says Kevin Day, distributor of ACE stain remover. "Whilst 24-hour stay foundation and long lasting fake tan are good for the consumer, it does mean a more potent stain to remove." Beauty products can make for some of the toughest stains to get rid of, but instead of throwing away your clothes, there are some quick and easy ways to get rid of the stain and

  • Kate to join Queen and royal family to celebrate Commonwealth service

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will join members of the royal family for the annual Commonwealth Observance service on Monday 9 March. This will be one of Kate's last high-profile appearances, as she prepares to give birth to her and Prince William's second baby the following month. Last year William and Kate were unable to attend the service in Westminster Abbey, as they were said to be enjoying a sunny break in the Maldives. This year the royal couple have confirmed their attendance via Kensington Palace, and will join the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and the

  • Peter Andre shares throwback baby photo ahead of his 42nd birthday

    Peter Andre shared a sweet photo from his childhood as he gears up for his 42nd birthday on 27 February. The dad-of-three posted a throwback snap on his Twitter feed, 24 hours before his big day, that shows him as a baby, smiling for the camera. "I'll be 23 tomorrow. I haven't changed a bit… Except my nappies," Pete joked in the caption. Dedicated dad Pete will no doubt be spending his birthday with his doctor fiancée Emily MacDonagh, and his children, one-year-old Amelia, Junior, nine, and Princess, seven. Peter Andre shared a throwback photo ahead of

  • Robin Williams' daughter Zelda says it will take 'a lot of work' to return to her 'fun, happy life'

    Robin Williams' daughter Zelda has opened up about her father's death and admitted it will take "a lot of work" to return to the "fun, happy life" that she once had. The 25-year-old is keen to continue her dad's legacy and will present a "Noble Award" in honour of his humanitarian work with the Challenged Athletes Foundation on Friday. In an interview ahead of the ceremony, Zelda spoke about how she is coping with Robin's shock death six months on. "I think a lot of people feel his absence. But for me, especially, it's going to take a lot

  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians to run for at least four more series

    Fans of Keeping Up with the Kardashians will be thrilled to learn that the reality TV show will run for at least four more years. E!, the channel that broadcasts the show, has reportedly signed a record-breaking $100 million-plus deal with Kris Jenner and her famous family to continue their highly popular programme. According to the Daily Mail: "The agreement is the highest in TV history for a reality brand and covers at least four more seasons of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, spin-off shows and possible digital projects." Left to right: Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Kim

  • Engagement rings: occasions to remove them and why

    Getting engaged is probably one of the most exciting moments in a person's life. From the moment you slip on the ring and feel it secured on your left hand, it's tempting never to take it off again. And while it depends on what kind of stones and metal make up your new sparkler, there are several occasions when it's best to take it off – no matter how much you want to flaunt it and shout to the world that you're engaged. Scroll down for advice on when you should remove your engagement ring... Lady Gaga

  • Prince William starts off Asia tour with a cup of tea

    Prince William started off his trip to Tokyo with a familiar custom to the Brit: tea. The 32-year-old arrived in Tokyo on Thursday as part of a weeklong tour through Japan and China, a first for the royal. Prince William enjoyed a traditional Japanese tea ceremony Photo: Getty Images He started his visit with a rainy guided boat tour of Tokyo landmarks and stopped at the historic Hama Rikyu gardens where he took part in a traditional Japanese green tea ceremony by a Grand Master, which is considered a sign of respect. The Prince carefully sipped the drink from an antique Korean bowl and even

  • Princess Eugenie on mom Sarah Ferguson: 'I hope I look that good when I'm her age'

    Sarah Ferguson has garnered a lot of fans over the years for her incredible weight loss and lifestyle brands. But her biggest fan just might be her daughter Princess Eugenie. Princess Eugenie said she hopes to look like her mother one day Photo: Getty Images The 24-year-old royal supported her mother's recent appearance on the catwalk at Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief show on the eve of London Fashion Week. "I'm so proud of my mom for walking in Naomi’s show," Eugenie told the Daily Mail. "She looked great, and it was for such a good cause." The Duchess seemed very comfortable on the catwalk, showing