• Strictly Come Dancing: Kirsty Gallacher and Iwan Thomas complete line-up

    After months of secrecy and speculation, the full Strictly Come Dancing line-up has finally been confirmed. The final two contestants have been revealed as Kirsty Gallacher and Iwan Thomas. The pair were announced on The One Show on Thursday evening, and both spoke of their excitement at joining the hit show. "I've always been a huge fan of Strictly so I am very excited to be taking part in the show this year," Kirsty, 39, said. "Sport and fitness have always been a big part of my life but dancing is an entirely new challenge for me. I can't wait

  • Simon Cowell confident X Factor will beat Strictly Come Dancing ratings

    Last year Strictly Come Dancing trumped The X Factor when it came to the shows' ratings, but Simon Cowell is confident that won't be the case this year. The music mogul said at the ITV show's London launch on Wednesday: "This show does feel better, the talent's great, they're interesting, so if it's us versus Peter Andre, I'm going to put my money on us." He added: "I have really had a good time this year. You want judges who want to judge the talent and actually want to find an artist - that's what I noticed when I was

  • Jessica Biel glows at rare post-baby appearance

    Jessica Biel has been keeping a relatively low profile since welcoming her son Silas with Justin Timberlake in April, but the new mum stepped out to support the other Justin in her life on Thursday – her younger brother. The 33-year-old was glowing as she attended the launch of the new collection by BAREITALL + BARE in Santa Monica, California. Jessica looked stylish for the occasion in a Self Portrait jumpsuit featuring a black lace shirt with navy culottes, nude heels and a handbag from the brand's collection. Jessica Biel made a rare post-baby appearance With her hair tied back into a

  • Lucy Liu introduces her newborn son: see the photo

    Lucy Liu had some big news to share with the world this week. The actress is now "the proud mother of Rockwell Lloyd Liu, brought into the world via gestational carrier," her representative has confirmed. "Mum and baby are healthy and happy." Lucy, 46, proudly showed off her beautiful baby boy on social media on Thursday, with the caption: "Introducing the new little man in my life, my son Rockwell Lloyd Liu. In love!" The sweet black-and-white photos show the star cradling her tiny newborn, who is wrapped up in a cosy blanket. Introducing the new little man in my

  • Celine Dion returns to stage as husband René battles throat cancer: 'Songs have a new meaning now'

    Celine Dion returned to the stage in Las Vegas on Thursday, after more than a year's absence to care for her ailing husband René Angelil. The 47-year-old singer appeared at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, and gave a press conference ahead of the show, during which she revealed it had been Rene who insisted she return. "The meaning of songs have a new meaning now," Celine told reporters. "I sung them, but now I mean it. To me they'll be different songs. To you, maybe not." Celine Dion on stage in Las Vegas on Thursday Celine cancelled her long-running residency in August

  • Sam Faiers covers up her baby bump for first night out since announcing pregnancy

    Sam Faiers stepped out for the first time since announcing her pregnancy news on Thursday evening. The TOWIE star, who has just returned from a holiday with her boyfriend Paul Knightley, enjoyed a night out at the Chiltern Firehouse with friends. The mum-to-be looked stylish in a black bodycon dress and khaki cape coat, which she pulled across her stomach to conceal her growing baby bump. Sam left her boyfriend at home for the night out, where she was joined by friends including The Apprentice star Luisa Zissman. Sam Faiers concealed her baby bump on her night out It emerged on Friday

  • Novak Djokovic 'honoured' to be made UNICEF Goodwill ambassador

    World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic is now set to become a champion for underprivileged children around the world following the news he has been made a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. The 28-year-old, himself a father to 10-month-old son Stefan, was officially appointed at an event at UNICEF headquarters in New York, where he was congratulated by deputy executive director Yoka Brandt. Novak has worked closely alongside UNICEF since 2011 when he was appointed a UNICEF Serbia Ambassador. "In recognition of his deep commitment to children, UNICEF is excited to welcome Novak to our global Goodwill Ambassador family," Ms Brandt

  • Adele to 'release long-awaited new album in November'

    Adele may finally be ready to release her highly-anticipated third album. The Someone Like You singer is said to be planning to release the follow up to her Grammy-award winning album 21 in November following a four-year hiatus. Billboard reports that the 27-year-old has worked on music with artists including One Republic's Ryan Tedder, who co-wrote the hit Rumour Has It on her last album. Adele is also said to have collaborated with music producers Danger Mouse and Max Martin on the new release. Adele will reportedly release her new album in November Adele previously hinted that her new album was set

  • Taylor Swift's LA shows: See which star fans were in the crowd

    Taylor Swift has not only been inviting A-List stars onstage with her throughout her 1989 World Tour, but backstage too. The Shake it Off singer was joined by a bevy of Hollywood stars backstage at her final Los Angeles show on Wednesday night, including Ben Affleck and his daughters Violet and Seraphina. A source told People that Ben was "super excited" to be at the show with his daughters, and happily posed for photos with fans who spotted him at the Staples Center. just met @BenAffleck or should I say Batman at @taylorswift13 #1989WorldTour ☺️ pic.twitter.com/9pKWCh6G2O — Christal (@ChristallBell) August 27, 2015 One

  • Ed Sheeran to perform at Courteney Cox's wedding

    Courteney Cox has revealed that Ed Sheeran will be the star performer at her wedding to Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid. The British singer was the one who initially introduced the happy couple, and Courteney says it is only fitting that he should be the one to sing on their special day. "We're certainly grateful to Ed for introducing us," the actress, 51, told the Sun. "I can't imagine him not playing something at the wedding." Courteney Cox has revealed friend Ed Sheeran will perform at her wedding While Ed will be serenading the newlyweds on their wedding day, he's unlikely to be

  • Zendaya praised for her response to Twitter trolls who labelled her parents 'ugly'

    Zendaya has been praised for her handling of nasty Twitter trolls, who cruelly labelled her parents "ugly". A photo of the 18-year-old Disney star with her mum and dad – Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu - was shared on Twitter this week and quickly went viral as it attracted a number of negative comments. That's when Zendaya stepped in and eloquently shut the trolls down. "While you're so concerned about what my parents look like, please know that they are two of the most selfless people in the world," she wrote. Zendaya eloquently responded to Twitter trolls who labelled her parents

  • Ashley Roberts gives up clothes for good

    Ashley Roberts has urged members of the public to donate their unwanted clothes to TK Maxx as part of their new Give Up Clothes for Good campaign. The brands-for-less retailer has partnered with Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens to launch the campaign, where every item donated will help fund vital research into childhood, teen and young adult cancers. Former Pussycat Doll Ashley has helped to kick-start the campaign by rummaging through her wardrobe and dropping off a bag of unwanted clothes at her local TK Maxx store. The 33-year-old said the campaign was the "perfect incentive" to have a

  • 'My So-Called Life' star A.J. Langer is now a British countess

    A.J. Langer played the party girl Rayanne on the cult teen drama My So-Called Life, but the actress, whose full name is Allison Joy Langer, has taken on a much more noble role in real life. The 41-year-old, who married British aristocrat Charlie Courtenay in 2004, was recently named Countess of Devon following the death of her father-in-law, the Earl of Devon, according to the Telegraph. Her husband, a lawyer, has now inherited the title and the family’s 4,000-acre estate, Powderham Castle, near Exeter. Click on the photo to view as a gallery Allison became nobility after marrying her husband Charlie Photo: Rex After her stint on

  • Queen Rania steps out with look-alike daughter Princess Iman in France

    Not only does Queen Rania of Jordan's daughter Princess Iman bint Abdullah look like her, but she is also following in her footsteps of public appearances and service as well. The mother-daughter duo stepped out together again on August 26 showcasing their coordinated outfits while the 44-year-old made an impassioned speech at the Medef Summer 2015 University Conference near Paris. Queen Rania and her daughter looked stunning at a conference near Paris Photo: Getty Images The Queen shared an important message about the importance to fight against the "diabolic ideology" of the extremists. This is one of the many times she's spoken out on the