• Food blogger of the moment Mimi Thorisson shares a glimpse of her French fairytale - and her dessert recipes

    Mimi Thorisson left Paris for rural south-west France nearly five years ago and hasn't looked back since. The former TV executive now lives in a charming stone farmhouse in Médoc, a six-hour drive from Paris, with her photographer husband, children (they have seven between them, including three from previous relationships) and their 15 dogs – and the life change has also sparked her now thriving career as a chef. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR MIMI'S DESSERT RECIPES Mimi kicked off her popular food blog Manger after moving to rural France Mimi, who grew up in Hong Kong with her Chinese father and French

  • Rachel Riley talks dancing and boyfriend Pasha Kovalev

    Rachel Riley has admitted that she finds it difficult to see her boyfriend Pasha Kovalev, with the Strictly Come Dancing hunk currently away on tour and the couple's schedules regularly clashing. But when the lovebirds do reunite, one of the things they like to do is hit the dancefloor. Rachel and Pasha met while filming the eleventh series of Strictly when they were paired up as a duo, and their romance blossomed shortly after the Countdown presenter was eliminated from the show. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "Pasha and I are both quite chilled and quite independent," said Rachel "Spare time with

  • Rumer Willis celebrates Dancing with the Stars victory with tattoo

    Rumer Willis won herself the Mirrorball Trophy after dancing her way to the top of Dancing with the Stars, and the eldest daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis didn't waste any time in getting a new inking to commemorate her achievement. The 26-year-old DWTS champion shared a photograph of her new tattoo – which closely resembles Rumer and partner Val Chmerkovskiy striking an elegant pose on the dance floor – with fans on Instagram. Thank you @dr_woo_ssc for this beautiful art. I got this as a reminder that what we are searching for can only be found within yourself....not

  • Kate and George's fun and rainy London playdate revealed

    The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George enjoyed some quality mother-son time together at the weekend. Kate was spotted in London's Holland Park on Sunday, energetically entertaining her son with a fun monster-inspired game – in spite of the rainy weather. An onlooker confirmed to HELLO! Online that at around 10am on the "wet morning", Kate and George were enthusically making use of the play area in the London park – and with no one else around, the duo got stuck into their game. George was "really smiling and laughing" as his mother "chased him, waving her arms around pretending to

  • Lauren Silverman steals the spotlight at Simon Cowell's star-studded charity ball

    Simon Cowell's partner Lauren Silverman stole the spotlight at the star-studded Together for Short Lives Midsummer Ball on Wednesday evening. The striking brunette channelled old Hollywood glamour in an asymmetric silver Alexander McQueen gown that fell to the floor, her hair styled in loose waves around her shoulders. Understandably, Simon looked incredibly proud as he posed next to mum-of-two Lauren – with who he has a one-year-old son Eric – smiling as the couple took to the red carpet at the event. He kept Lauren close by inside the event too as they mingled with the other guests, including his

  • Sam Smith compares himself to The Little Mermaid as he comes off vocal rest

    Sam Smith can speak again, three weeks after he underwent throat surgery. The 23-year-old celebrated the happy news with his fans on Wednesday - with help from Disney's The Little Mermaid. Sam posted a snapshot of Ariel from the animated movie at the moment she recovers her own voice. "I CAN SPEAK AGAIN!!!!!!" he captioned the Instagram post. It comes after Sam used another still from the film shortly before going for surgery. "About to have operation. This is me today…," he wrote alongside a picture of the mermaid losing her voice to the sea witch Ursula. I CAN SPEAK

  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor, pregnant with fourth child, shows off growing baby bump

    Just a few weeks after announcing her fourth pregnancy, Sophie Ellis-Bextor stepped out onto the red carpet and showed off her growing baby bump. The singer put on a radiant display on Wednesday night, attending the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction awards. Arriving at the Royal Festival Hall in central London, Sophie looked gorgeous in a green printed smock dress. The summery number featured an empire waistline that drew even more attention to her bump. Sophie certainly had that pregnancy glow around her. The 36-year-old let her natural beauty shine through and kept her make-up to a minimum, wearing just a

  • Have Charlotte Casiraghi and Gad Elmaleh split?

    New reports have suggested that after three years together, Charlotte Casiraghi and Gad Elmaleh have called time on their relationship. French publication Voici has claimed that the Monegasque beauty and her comedian love, who are parents to one-year-old son Raphaël, have separated. "Charlotte Casiraghi has left the actor's Paris apartment," Voici reported. "[She] has returned to live in Monaco with her son Raphaël." News that Charlotte is no longer living with Gad comes shortly after the same media outlet said that the couple's Los Angeles home is currently on sale. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Charlotte has reportedly left the Paris apartment

  • The Queen in high spirits at WI event following hospital visit

    With a warm smile the Queen arrived at the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday morning to attend the Women's Institute centenary annual meeting. The monarch, who looked summery in a powder blue coat over a floral dress, and a matching hat, was in high spirits as she joined WI members as the guest of honour for their 100th anniversary event. The Queen cutting the Women's Institute anniversary cake The Queen, who has been a member of the WI since 1943, was joined by her daughter Princess Anne and her daughter-in-law Sophie Countess of Wessex for the meeting. Sophie made another stylish

  • Prince Carl Philip's ex-girlfriend of ten years responds: 'I felt love with him'

    Emma Pernald, the ex-girlfriend of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, was the prince's constant companion for ten years, and much loved by the royal family. It came as a surprise then when Carl Philip, who is set to marry Sofia Hellqvist next weekend, said he had never felt the "magic of love" before meeting his new fiancée. "It was strange to hear that," said Emma, speaking to Swedish publication Aftonbladet. "I felt love in the ten years that we shared together." The pair met when Carl Philip was 19 and throughout their ten-year relationship, Emma became known as the pretty and

  • Kim Kardashian addresses reports she is pregnant with twins

    Kim Kardashian has responded to rumours that she is pregnant with twins, calling the hearsay "ridiculous". The reality TV queen was speaking just a few days after she announced that she and her rapper husband Kanye West are expecting their second child. "They're ridiculous rumours," Kim told E! News. The 34-year-old, who is already a doting mum to daughter North, recently took to Twitter to announce that her new website would be going live soon – and that she would be video streaming her updates and "the truth". CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Kim Kardashian said of her recent Twitter rant: "I

  • Becky Adlington 'excited' about baby's birth on due date

    Becky Adlington is due to welcome her first baby any day now. The 26-year-old Olympic gold medallist posted a photo of her large baby bump on Instagram, saying that she's 'excited' to meet the new arrival, and that she hopes the little one makes their way into the world soon. "'I carried a watermelon'... Well my pregnancy app tells me she's the size of a watermelon and certainly feels that way!!!" she captioned the photo. "#ouch #pregnancy #pleasecomeoutsoon #excited." Some of Becky's eagle-eyed Instagram followers noted that the swimmer appeared to have let slip the gender of her baby by using

  • Danielle De Niese welcomes her first baby

    Opera singer Danielle De Niese and her husband of five years Gus Christie are celebrating the arrival of their first baby together. The proud couple have announced the birth of a son, who was born on Friday 4 June. A spokesperson confirmed to HELLO! that "both mother and child are doing well". Danielle De Niese has given birth to a baby boy Australian singer Danielle, dubbed "opera's coolest soprano", exclusively announced her pregnancy in HELLO! magazine in January. "I was in the middle of rehearsals and I went and got a couple of pregnancy tests then immediately called Gus," she said,

  • Caitlyn Jenner explains why she didn't spell her name with a 'K'

    Caitlyn Jenner sent shockwaves through the celebrity world when she revealed her new identity and name – but one question that fans were dying to ask was why the inspirational star decided to spell her name with a "C". Unlike her ex-wife Kris Jenner, her daughters Kendall and Kylie and her stepdaughters Kim, Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian, Caitlyn bucked the family trend. In a candid interview with Vanity Fair, of which she was this month's cover girl, Caitlyn admitted that she wanted to "break tradition" and avoid the "media associations that went with [the letter K]." pic.twitter.com/X7FvYrEH2D — Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) June 1,

  • Top tips for planning a wedding abroad

    The trend to marry abroad is on the rise, with more couples seeking reliable weather, lower wedding costs and that exotic factor to make their nuptials stand out from the crowd. But saying "I do" in a foreign country means even more forward planning, double checking you have all the paperwork and not overlooking the small details that are easy to forget. Read on for the top nine things you need to think about when planning a wedding overseas, as compiled by experts MarryAbroad.co.uk... Leave enough time for the paperwork... Couples should make sure they allow plenty of time to sort out

  • Abbey Clancy shares sweet snaps of her 'spider monkey' daughter

    Four days after giving birth to her second daughter Liberty Rose, Abbey Clancy has shared more pictures of her little girl on social media. "My little angel #libertyrose #littlemonkey," Abbey captioned a photo of newborn daughter sleeping. Abbey proudly showed off pictures of Liberty Rose on Twitter With her hands curled up next to her head, Liberty looks content as she dozes on a soft pillow, while in another black and white shot, the four-day-old is pictured in her nappy. Abbey playfully captioned the snap on Twitter: "Spider monkey". The gorgeous model, who is married to football star Peter Crouch, has also

  • Top bad nail habits to break this summer

    No matter how well you take care of your manicure, it can be easy to fall into bad habts that can actually cause damage and leave you with dry, brittle nails. Celebrity nail technician Lucy Tucker has worked with stars from Felicity Jones to Olivia Wilde, getting their manicures ready for the red carpet. She reveals the top bad habits and problems that can damage your nails, and shares her secrets for avoiding and fixing them. Scroll below for the full list CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Certain nail habits can actually damage your cuticles Letting your nails dry out Use oil both

  • Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright jet to Dubai for second part of honeymoon

    It's the city where they first set eyes on each other, where the bride celebrated her hen do and where Mark Wright proposed to his now wife Michelle Keegan – so it comes as no surprise that the newlyweds chose to celebrate part of their honeymoon in Dubai. The couple, who married in a highly emotional ceremony on Sunday 24 May in Suffolk, kicked off their post-wedding trip in the Maldives. See this week's issue of HELLO! magazine out now for the exclusive wedding album. Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright spent the first part of their honeymoon in the Maldives But before returning

  • How to master the 'bronde' hair trend

    Following the success of the ombré and dip dye hair trends, there's a new craze sweeping salons across the nation. This season has seen the biggest hair colourists and models rocking a 'bronde' look – a shade which is neither blonde nor brunette, but sits halfway in between, in multidimensional tones. "Those wanting to go bronde (without tipping over the edge into full-on blonde), should take the time to find the right tone,’ says Christophe Robin, Global Hair Colourist at L’Oréal Paris. ‘The correct one should be two or, at most, three shades above your natural colour." We take a look

  • Prince Harry has been knighted by the Queen in a private ceremony

    Prince Harry has been appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) by his grandmother, the Queen, in a private ceremony. The service took place in Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Prince Harry and the Queen have a close relationship The KCVO is the only knighthood that can be awarded personally by the Queen rather than by ministerial recommendation, and now means that Harry can be called a Sir. It is awarded to people who have served the Queen or the Monarchy in a personal way. The announcement came at 6pm on Thursday in a short email from the Palace which

  • Kate Middleton enjoys park playdate with Prince George

    Kate Middleton has quietly been at home taking care of newborn daughter Princess Charlotte, but stepped out for a rare appearance since giving birth to spend quality time with son Prince George. The duo were spotted having a low key play date in London's Holland Park on Sunday and were able to remain relatively under the radar. "They were in the play area on Sunday at 10am," an eyewitness at the west London park tells HELLO!. "They were running around on the rides, the swings, roundabouts and slides. They were on their own, just them two." Kate and George were seen

  • Queen Elizabeth all smiles at WI event following rumored health scare

    Hours after the BBC sparked concern for Queen Elizabeth's health with a confusing tweet, she dispelled any worries about her well-being with her cheerful appearance at the Women's Institute centenary annual meeting on Thursday. Showing no signs of slowing down, the monarch looked summery in a powder blue coat over a floral dress with a matching hat and was in high spirits as she joined WI members as the guest of honor for their 100th anniversary event. The Queen cut the Women's Institute anniversary cake Photo: Getty Images There was confusion on Wednesday after a BBC journalist tweeted that the Queen was

  • Prince Harry knighted by his grandmother Queen Elizabeth

    Prince Harry has been appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) by his grandmother Queen Elizabeth in a private ceremony. The service took place at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.The KCVO is the only knighthood that can be awarded personally by the Queen rather than by ministerial recommendation, and now means that Harry can be called a Sir. It is awarded to people who have served the Queen or the Monarchy in a personal way.Prince Harry and the Queen have a close relationship Photo: Getty ImagesThe announcement came at 6pm on Thursday in a short email from