• Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Simon Cowell break silence on Zayn's One Direction departure

    Harry Styles and Liam Payne spoke out for the first time following Zayn Malik's shock departure from One Direction on Wednesday. Harry was the first band member to tweet, writing simply to his 24.1 million fans: "All the love as always – H." A few hours later fellow bandmate Liam also posted a message: "So glad to be in bed after a long and strange 24 hours." While Louis Tomlinson remained quiet on the social media front, Niall Horan shared with fans that he was unable to sleep. Harry and Liam wrote on Twitter following the unexpectated departure of their fellow bandmate

  • Zara Tindall joins her husband Mike Tindall for Six Nations dinner

    Zara Tindall joined her husband Mike Tindall for a rare night out together on Wednesday. The couple glammed up to attend the England rugby team's Six Nations 2015 review dinner at Annabel's in London. Former England rugby star Mike, who looked smart in a classic black tuxedo, put his arm around his wife as they arrived at the event. Zara looked equally glamorous, covering up her black dress with an embellished coat. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Zara Tindall joined her husband Mike Tindall for the Six Nations dinner The dinner was held to celebrate this year's Six Nations rugby tournament, which came

  • Sam Taylor-Johnson quits Fifty Shades of Grey franchise

    After weeks of speculation, it's officially confirmed – Sam Taylor-Johnson is walking away from Fifty Shades of Grey. The English director, 48, will not be returning to direct the sequels, she announced in a statement released on Wednesday. "Directing Fifty Shades of Grey has been an intense and incredible journey for which I'm hugely grateful," Sam told E! News. "I have Universal to thank for that. I forged close and lasting relationships with the cast, producers and crew and most especially with Dakota (Johnson) and Jamie (Dornan). Sam Taylor-Johnson will not return to direct the Fifty Shades sequels "While I will not

  • Sophie Hunter's stunning wedding dress revealed on Instagram

    Less than two months after Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter married in secret, fans have been given a glimpse of the theatre director's show-stopping wedding dress. A photo posted on Instagram by Valentino showed the gown in all its glory. As seen in the snap, Sophie, 37, seems to have gone down the less traditional route and opted for a silver grey wedding gown. The dress, which featured an elegant high neckline, long sleeves and a sweeping train, is described as a "high-waisted medieval gown". Beautiful Sophie Hunter with Creative Directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli prepping her couture dress

  • Jon Hamm breaks his silence on rehab and makes first red carpet appearance

    Jon Hamm has spoken out about his alcohol addiction for the first time. The Mad Men star recently completed a 30-day stint in rehab, and on Wednesday he publicly addressed his struggle before hitting the red carpet for a Mad Men event. "Life throws a lot at you sometimes, and you have to deal with it as much as you can," Jon, 44, told Australia's TV Week, just a few hours after news broke that he had recently finished a treatment program. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Jon Hamm hit the red carpet after publicly addresssing his rehab stay "That's why you have

  • Clarke Carlisle opens up about depression and suicide attempt

    Former Premier League player Clarke Carlisle has opened up in a powerful Newsnight interview about his ongoing battle with depression and his attempt at suicide last December. The father-of-three, who previously played for Burnley, Leeds United and QPR, spoke poignantly about the day he tried to take his own life. "There's an accumulation of things that happened over the course of three years that brought me to that point; in conjunction with the fact I was at the ebb of one of the most intense depressive episodes of my life," he explained. Clarke opened up about his ongoing

  • Sinitta opens up about Zayn Malik's 1D exit: 'He was always the most reluctant'

    Sinitta has opened up about Zayn Malik's shock exit from One Direction. The singer, a close friend of Simon Cowell, was present at Zayn's X Factor audition at the judges houses and has closely followed the band's progress ever since. On Thursday, she spoke about Zayn's decision to walk away after five years. "I didn't know he was going to be leaving, I knew that there were troubles, but the funny thing is, Zayn, he was always the most reluctant," Sinitta told Good Morning Britain. "Even in the early days when we wanted them to dance and there was choreography…

  • Prince Charles' government letters to be released following Supreme Court ruling

    Clarence House has responded to the news that Prince Charles' letters to the government will be made public. In a statement released on Thursday, the Prince of Wales' official residence said it was "disappointed" by the Supreme Court's decision that the letters can be published. "This is a matter for the government," read the statement. "Clarence House is disappointed the principle of privacy has not been upheld." In an interview with LBC, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg spoke out in support of Prince Charles, saying: "I think there's a perfectly legitimate role to say at a certain point that correspondence like

  • James Corden enjoys karaoke session with Mariah Carey for The Late, Late Show

    James Corden was in good company for his journey to work at The Late, Late Show on Wednesday. The comedian was joined by Mariah Carey for an impromptu in-car karaoke session, in a sketch that aired during his third night of hosting the evening chat show. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO In the funny clip, James thanks the singer for helping with his journey to work before putting the radio on – which is playing Mariah's hit Always Be My Baby. "I'm not singing today, I was up all night," declared Mariah as James began to sing, but she couldn't

  • Kate on mental health: 'Young people need to know they can ask for help'

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, has urged members of the public to focus on the issue of mental health. Kate, who is set to welcome her second baby with Prince William next month, added that it was the nation's children, in particular, who need to be cared for. Releasing a statement via the Palace, Kate started off by praising people for their openness to talk about mental health, compared to previous times. "I have been heartened to see that so much progress has been made in ending the taboo of adults openly treating mental wellbeing as the health issue

  • Sophie Wessex and Benedict Cumberbatch attend the reburial service for King Richard III

    Sophie Wessex and Benedict Cumberbatch were among the famous faces who attended the reburial service for King Richard III on Thursday. The Countess joined the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester for the historic reburial service, which was held at Leicester Cathedral. Thousands of people lined the city streets to witness a march of honour ahead of the service, which saw the King come to his final resting place after his remains were discovered under a council car park in 2012. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Sophie Wessex attended the reburial service for King Richard III Sophie was dressed in a head-to-toe black outfit

  • Royal baby: new Succession to the Crown Act comes into force

    The Succession to the Crown Act came into force on Thursday 26 March, marking the end of male primogeniture across the Commonwealth of Nations. The new legislation means that if the Duchess of Cambridge's second royal baby is a girl, she will not be overtaken in the line of succession by any younger brothers. The three main changes under the law are that the order of succession will no longer be based on gender, a person married to a Roman Catholic can accede to the throne and that only the first six in line to the throne must seek the

  • Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris spotted together in Nashville amid dating rumours

    Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have fuelled speculation that they are dating after being spotted together in Nashville. One excited fan shared a picture of the pair together on Twitter, which showed them both smiling as they spoke to a young girl. Posting the snaps on his Twitter page, fan @AdhanPearl wrote: "Cute overload." Ship Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris af. Cute overload. 😍😍 pic.twitter.com/R7gUkchZby — Adhan (@AdhanPearl) March 26, 2015 The attractive pair looked perfectly in sync for their outing as they were both dressed in co-ordinating khaki and black ensembles. Taylor showed off her long legs in a black mini skirt

  • Ed Sheeran sings surprise first song at wedding in Australia

    Ed Sheeran just cemented his reputation as one of the nicest men in music. The English singer made a surprise appearance at the wedding of a couple in Australia this week after hearing that they had chosen one of his hit songs for their first dance. Ed, who is currently in Australia on a national arena tour, shared a photo on Instagram of himself posing with the newlyweds, shortly after serenading them with his guitar. "Just surprised this lovely couple's first dance," he captioned the picture. "Available for weddings, birthdays and bar mitzvah's." #BREAKING Our #KJWedding is actually our #KJwEdding

  • Perrie Edwards pictured for the first time since Zayn Malik's decision to quit 1D

    Perrie Edwards has been photographed for the first time since Zayn Malik's shock exit from One Direction. Perrie – who has been engaged to the boy band star since August 2013 – was seen leaving her home alone on Thursday, less than 24 hours after Zayn announced his decision to leave 1D. Wearing sunglasses and with her head in her hands, Little Mix singer Perrie was seen looking solemn as she left the house she shares with Zayn. Perrie Edwards has been pictured for the first time since Zayn Malik's exit Zayn shocked fans when he confirmed he was quitting the band

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown's grandmother says there isn't 'much hope'

    Cissy Houston, the grandmother of Bobbi Kristina Brown and the mum of legendary singer Whitney, has spoken publicly for the first time about her granddaughter's condition. She was giving the latest update on Bobbi – who has been in a coma for the past two months – during a radio interview. When asked how Bobbi was doing, Cissy said: "She's the same. And you know, still not a great deal of hope." Scroll down to watch video The 81-year-old also reiterated that Bobbi had been moved to an Atlanta rehabilitation facility in March. Cissy Houston said there wasn't "a great deal of

  • Joan Collins made a dame in Buckingham Palace ceremony

    Prince Charles presented Joan Collins with her damehood on Thursday 26 March. The 81-year-old star, who was accompanied by her daughter Tara Newley and husband Percy Gibson, stepped out at Buckingham Palace for the investiture, which honoured her services to acting and charity. Joan, who received an OBE in 1997, sported a cream knee-length dress and matching cape for the special occasion and accessorised her look with a similarly hued hat with black netting, cream and black court shows and statement earrings. Also being honoured by the Prince of Wales at the investiture were former world champion athlete Steve Cram, who

  • Jamie Oliver says his children will be 'in bits' over Zayn Malik exit

    When Zayn Malik announced that he was leaving One Direction, fans young and old around the world were distraught. Some famous kids who may be shedding a tear or two are Jamie Oliver's children, with the chef revealing that his brood are big fans. The TV personality, who is currently in Australia with work, threatened that he might have to return to the UK to console his children, who are aged between four and 13. "I'm going to have to go home, my kids are going to be in bits!" said Jamie, speaking to Dan and Maz on 2DayFM. "They've got

  • Jeremy Clarkson on losing Top Gear role: 'Everybody's upset'

    Jeremy Clarkson has spoken out for the first time since it was announced his Top Gear contract would not be renewed. Speaking as he left his London home on Thursday, the 54-year-old told reporters: "Everybody's upset." The typically outspoken presenter would not talk further about the matter, simply asking the waiting photographers to move out of his way so he could cycle past. Jeremy, who normally has an active presence on social media, has not tweeted since Lord Hall's decision was announced on Wednesday. However he did update his profile picture and biography on Twitter, writing: "I used to

  • Keira Knightley's top 10 best beauty looks

    Keira Knightley not only makes heads turn with her quirky and high fashion ensembles, but the 30-year-old repeatedly has fans coveting her effortlessly elegant beauty looks both on and off the red carpet. The Anna Karenina star tends to favour more understated yet effortlessly glamorous looks, firmly establishing her as one of the industry's most striking English roses. As she celebrates her 30th birthday on Thursday, we take a look at her top 10 best beauty looks... CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Keira Knightley dazzled at the Oscars in 2015 When it comes to her make-up, Keira

  • Princess Mary and Princess Victoria head east on separate royal tours

    Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary have begun their three-day visit to Japan. On Thursday the Danish royal couple arrived in Tokyo to promote the Danish territory of Greenland and were swiftly whisked off to attend a national Greenlandish concert and dinner in the capital city. The following morning the couple, who have four children together, toured the Kyu Asakurake Jutaku garden to meet with officials and help increase awareness about school bullying. Tasmania-born Mary, 43, opted for a pale pink snakeskin effect coat and black trousers for the engagement, while her 46-year-old husband sported a smart grey suit,

  • Downton Abbey to end after season six

    It's the end of the Downton Abbey era. ITV and Carnival Films have confirmed that the popular period drama will no longer run after season six. The show's next series will be its last, with the final Downton episode being the Christmas special. Writer and executive producer Julian Fellowes expressed his gratitude at being able to create the show six years ago, and admitted that he never predicted how successful it would become. Previous reports suggested Downton Abbey would end after season six "The Downton journey has been amazing for everyone aboard," wrote Julian in a statement. "People ask if we knew what

  • Ed Sheeran confirms split from girlfriend Athina Andrelos

    Ed Sheeran is back on the market. The 24-year-old confirmed that he has split from his girlfriend Athina Andrelos after almost a year of dating during an Australian radio interview on Thursday. "I wasn't single, I was in a relationship for a long time," Ed said when questioned about his relationship status on The Kyle and Jackie O Show on KIIS 1065. The Thinking Out Loud singer went on to confirm that he was single when he was pressed on the matter by DJ Kyle Sandilands. Beach bums 🐻🐻 A photo posted by Athina Andrelos

  • Kim Kardashian's hair goes back to black

    Kim Kardashian caused a social media frenzy during Paris Fashion Week when she stepped out for the Balmain show with rapper husband Kanye West, rocking a dramatic new platinum blonde hair colour. However, it seems that Kim's new look was shortlived, after she was spotted having dyed her tresses back to their trademark glossy shade of black as she ran some errands joined by daughter North West on Thursday. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Kim's daughter North looked to be coming from a tap class The 34-year-old first unveiled her edgy blonde look by wearing

  • William, Kate, and Harry make low-key appearance at memorial service

    The best of British equestrianism tuned out on Thursday to honour the late Olympic gold winner Richard Meade, and joining them were three young British royals. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived together at the service, while Prince Harry also joined the royal couple. Held in Bath's Abbey, the memorial was packed as the royals, along with friends and family of Richard's, listened to the service. The low-key outing caused a buzz on social media, as locals and tourists in the historic British city snapped pictures of the three. Prince William, Duchess Kate, and Prince Harry

  • Liam Payne admits 'it's ok to be sad and upset' in emotional tweet following Zayn Malik's exit from 1D

    Following Zayn Malik's shocking departure from One Direction on Wednesday, the four remaining members of the band broke their silence on Thursday morning, sending separate tweets to their millions of fans. But it appeared Liam Payne had more to say, and sent a longer, more heartfelt tweet later on Thursday evening. "In light of recent events I think this is important to say", he began his message to his over 19million Twitter followers. Liam Payne and Zayn Malik's close bond began in 2010 when they met on The X Factor "For the past five years now

  • Emmerdale actress Adele Silva welcomes baby daughter

    Former Emmerdale actress Adele Silva has welcomed her first child, a baby daughter with partner Oliver Farber. The brilliant news comes after an exclusive interview with HELLO! Magazine when Adele admitted she had suffered from three miscarriages but could now see the "light at the end of the tunnel". Representatives for the 34-year-old confirmed that Adele gave birth on Wednesday 25 March. Adele confirmed her pregnancy exclusively with HELLO! They told the Mail Online: "AM Concepts UK would like to announce our client Adele Silva has given birth yesterday to a baby girl. "Mother and baby

  • Samia Ghadie confirms she is expecting her first child with Dancing On Ice partner Sylvain Longchambon

    Congratulations to Samia Ghadie and partner Sylvain Longchambon who have announced that they are expecting their first child together. The Coronation Street actress shared the happy news over social media site Twitter, where she admitted that she couldn't wait to be a mum again. Me and @slongchambon have some very happy news to share.. We are having a baby!! Freya can't wait to be a big sister later this year! 👶❤️👪 — Samia Ghadie (@realsamia) March 26, 2015 "Me and @slongchambon have some very happy news to share..", she wrote. "We are having

  • Taking bets: Top 10 names for Prince William and Kate Middleton's new baby

    As we all eagerly await the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton's second child, everyone has one question on their mind: what name will they choose? Leading the baby name pack at Ladbroke's, one of the UK's top betting firms, is the name Elizabeth — a 5/1 favorite — followed closely by Charlotte, Alexandra and James. With only a few weeks left until the Duchess gives birth, people are coming out in droves to place their bets on the most likely name for the little prince or princess. "The betting is certainly heating up with around a month to go now," Jessica Bridge of

  • South Korea's president commends Swedish royals on their parenting style

    It's always appreciated when parents are complimented by other parents about how they raise their children. It must feel even better when it comes from high ranking officials. As Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her husband Prince Daniel enjoy their final day on a four-day trip to South Korea, the royals have been praised for their parenting style. As the two visited the presidential palace in central Seoul, South Korean President Park Geun-hye made the remarks regarding their young 3-year-old daughter, Princess Estelle. She said on Tuesday, "I hear you have both spent time at home with the

  • The Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall and husband Mike glam up for rare date night

    Zara Tindall joined her husband Mike Tindall and enjoyed a rare night out together on Wednesday. The couple glammed up to attend the England rugby team's Six Nations 2015 review dinner at Annabel's in London. Former England rugby star Mike looked smart in a classic black tuxedo and wrapped his arm around his wife as they arrived at the event. Zara looked equally glamorous, covering up her black dress with an embellished coat. Zara Tindall joined her husband Mike Tindall for the Six Nations dinner Photo: Getty Images The dinner was held to celebrate the Six Nations 2015 rugby tournament, which came

  • Kate Middleton stresses the importance of children's mental health

    Although she's 8 months pregnant, Kate Middleton certainly doesn't seem to be slowing down. The working royal, who is expecting her second child next month, took the time to urge the public to focus on a cause close to her heart — mental health. Kate has long been a supporter of children's causes and charities Photo: Getty Images The Duchess of Cambridge, 33, released a statement via the Palace on the importance of caring for those struggling with mental illness, specifically children. Kate started off by first acknowledging how far people have come in discussing and dealing with the issue, as

  • Kate Middleton joins Princes William and Harry at memorial service

    Kate Middleton joined her husband Prince William and brother-in-law Harry to pay their respects at Richard Meade's memorial service. The best of British equestrianism also tuned out on Thursday to honor the late Olympic gold medalist. The young British royals were seen arriving separately. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived together at the service held at Bath's Abbey, while Prince Harry met them. The memorial was packed as the royals, along with friends and family of Richard's, listened to the service. The low-key outing caused a buzz on social media, as locals and tourists in the historic British city