• Jenna Coleman 'quits Doctor Who after landing major new role'

    Jenna Coleman was an immediate hit with fans when she first appeared as assistant Clara Oswald in Doctor Who in 2012. Three years on, and it seems the actress has decided to leave the iconic BBC sci-fi show after landing a major role in a new £10million ITV drama. According to the Mirror, Jenna, 29, has signed up to play Queen Victoria in an upcoming eight-part series, playing the monarch from when she became queen as an 18-year-old in 1837. "Jenna clinching the role has been a closely guarded secret," a source revealed. "There's a lot of excitement about the

  • Queen Letizia of Spain celebrates her birthday with the Obamas

    Birthday girl Queen Letizia of Spain cut an elegant figure as she toured the White House with King Felipe VI. The royal, who turned 43 on 15 September, was shown around Michelle Obama's organic garden while her husband was received in the Oval Office by President Barack Obama. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The queen turned 43 on 15 September Letizia was chic in a white Hugo Boss jacket over a printed dress by one of her favourite designers Felipe Varela. It was her towering heels, though, that really won praise when pictures of the two high-profile couples were published by

  • Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes celebrate baby Esmeralda's 1st birthday with intimate party

    It's hard to believe it's already been a year since Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes welcomed their baby girl. The Hollywood stars celebrated daughter Esmeralda's first birthday at the weekend – and unsurprisingly it was a super private and exclusive affair. Ryan, 34, and Eva, 41, invited around 20 friends and family members to Esmeralda's celebrations, according to Us Weekly. "It was a quiet and casual party, not the typical celebrity 1st birthday blowout with vendors and other celebrity guests," an onlooker said. "It looked like it was just their simple style and more about family and close friends coming

  • Una Foden shares sweet photos from family holiday

    Una Foden couldn't be more proud of her adorable family. The Saturdays singer has shared a number of snaps from her recent getaway with husband Ben Foden and their two children, Aoife Belle, three, and seven-month-old Tadhg, telling her followers: "Nothing is more important in life than family". The most recent picture shows the mum-of-two looking glamorous in a cream slip dress, cradling a smiling baby Tadhg in her arms while Aoife Belle clings on to her legs. The two children appear to be the spitting image of their mum with big blue eyes and fair skin. Nothing is more

  • Jessica Simpson celebrates Eric Johnson's birthday: 'My husband is hotter than yours'

    Jessica Simpson couldn't help but brag about her husband Eric Johnson as she took to Instagram to wish him a happy birthday this week. The singer posted a black and white snapshot of her other half, who celebrated his 36th birthday on 15 September, writing alongside: "My husband is hotter than yours! Happy birthday Eric Maxwell Johnson! You forever make me lust." Jessica and Eric, who are parents to Maxwell Drew, three, and two-year-old son Ace, started dating in May 2010 and announced their engagement in November of that same year. In July 2014, they tied the knot in front

  • Lily Allen insists she is 'in control' after split from management team

    Lily Allen has said she is "very in control" of her life after reports that friends are concerned over her lifestyle. Sources close to the singer were said to be worried about Lily's spending habits and partying after it emerged she had parted ways with her management team. "I'm not entertaining the absolute rubbish the papers are smearing me with. Rest assured, I am fine, very in control of my life, music on the way," Lily tweeted on Wednesday morning, adding: "The harder you push me the more determined I am to prove you wrong." Lily Allen has split from her

  • Giovanna and Tom Fletcher enjoy fun night at FriendsFest after announcing pregnancy news

    Giovanna and Tom Fletcher enjoyed a fun-filled night out in London on Tuesday evening. The expectant parents were joined by Giovanna's sister Giorgina for Comedy Central's FriendsFest in East London. HELLO! Online blogger Giovanna was glowing as she joined Tom on the red carpet wearing an all-black ensemble which showed off her growing baby bump. The pair were clearly excited to be at the event – which sees the original Friends set brought to London to celebrate the sitcom's 21st anniversary – and shared a number of snaps with their fans on Instagram. Giovanna and Tom Fletcher attended FriendsFest on Tuesday "Could

  • David Beckham meets 'great' Scottie Pippen at his private whisky event

    Proving that he is the epitome of good style and taste, David Beckham opened the doors to a select few for an ultra-glam event in Miami. The retired footballer and his long-time friend Simon Fuller hosted a bash on a luxurious private estate on Palm Island, where they mingled with the likes of NBA legend Scottie Pippen and American actor Chadwick Boseman. Sharing a picture from the evening, David, who looked suave in a navy suit and unbuttoned white shirt, told fans how "amazing" it was to meet the basketball star. "I have no words, amazing to meet the great Scottie

  • Cat Deeley almost didn't announce her pregnancy: 'I couldn't hide it any longer'

    Cat Deeley has revealed she wasn't originally planning to announce her pregnancy. The So You Think You Can Dance host, who is expecting her first child with husband Patrick Kielty, said she only shared the news because she couldn't hide her growing bump while hosting the popular US show. "To be perfectly honest, I wouldn't have even announced it to anybody if I hadn't been doing a live show," Cat told People. "I probably would have tried to hide it for a bit longer, but it got to the point where I was like, 'Ah, I'm live every week.' And

  • Eddie Redmayne admits he lost his wedding ring

    Just months after tying the knot with his fiancée Hannah Bagshawe, Eddie Redmayne managed to do the unthinkable and lost his wedding ring. The Oscar winner was working on his new drama The Danish Girl when he noticed that his silver band was missing. "When you're filming you have to take off these things and I actually lost my wedding ring," the actor told E! News. "So this is a new wedding ring that is being worn. I was pinning it to my costume every day and one day it disappeared." Eddie Redmayne admitted to losing his wedding ring while on set

  • Duchess Kate and Prince William quiz: Test yourself

    It's an exciting new chapter for the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William as they are now a family of four after the birth of Princess Charlotte on 2 May. The Duchess,née Kate Middleton, has kept a low profile because of her maternity leave but will be seen on Thursday when she visits a mental health centre that helps children followed by a possible appearance at the Rugby World Cup on Friday. Even more exciting, the elegant brunette is due to attend a state banquet for the Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in October, wearing full

  • Mark Wright on the Strictly Come Dancing 'curse'

    Much has been made of the supposed Strictly Come Dancing curse – but it’s all nonsense according to former contestant Mark Wright. The handsome 28-year-old, who is very happily married to actress Michelle Keegan, dismissed speculation about the curse in an interview with the Mirror this week. "I don't want to even comment on the 'curse'. It's nonsense," said the star, who took part in last year's series of Strictly, when he was partnered with Karen Hauer. "I don't even know what the curse means!" CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Mark Wright has said he think the Strictly curse is "nonsense" Asked if

  • Milla Jovovich's stunt double seriously injured on Resident Evil set

    Milla Jovovich has asked fans for their prayers after her stunt double Olivia Jackson was seriously injured on the set of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. The stuntwoman collided with a camera crane while performing a motorcycle stunt on 5 September, with Milla saying that it was a "miracle" that Olivia had survived. "The cast and crew of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter have been totally devastated and are waiting with bated breath for news on her recovery -we now understand she is stable and being carefully monitored by very experienced South African doctors," Milla wrote. (function(d, s, id) {

  • Kim Sears' pet dog Maggie to 'write' book

    Andy Murray and Kim Sears have one very talented pet. The couple's Border Terrier Maggie is set to "write" her own book, with a little "help" from her owner Kim. The book, entitled How to Look After Your Human: A Dog's Guide, explores how pets can bond with their human friends. It will be published next June by Frances Lincoln and will feature artwork by Helen Hancocks, the illustrator behind children's book Penguin in Peril. All proceeds for the £14.99 book will be donated to an animal welfare charity. Kim Sears will "help" her dog "write" a book, due for release next

  • Dan Osborne wants daughter Ella to 'stay a baby a bit longer' after she starts standing

    Dan Osborne has pleaded with his daughter Ella to stop growing up so fast after revealing she can now stand up. The former TOWIE star shared a picture of the seven-month-old holding on to a walker on Wednesday, sharing his pride that she had reached another big milestone. "Ella standing up on her walker… All happening too fast. Stay a baby a bit longer pleaseeee," Dan wrote, adding a heart emoticon. Ella standing up on her walker.. All happening too fast 🙈 stay a baby a bit longer pleaseeee 😊💗 A photo posted by Dan Osborne (@danosborneofficial) on Sep 16, 2015

  • Spencer Matthews and Darius Campbell step out for Scotland's most glamorous fundraising event

    Spencer Matthews and Darius Campbell were among the stars who turned out to support Scotland's most glamorous fundraising event last week – 'Lunch with an Old Bag'. Alongside 400 attendees, the celebrities joined forces to raise funds for The Prince's Trust Scotland, a charity that helps disadvantaged young people. Guests enjoyed lunch as well as the chance to outbid each other for a range of designer bags, from Chanel to Mulberry to Fendi. A selection of "money can't buy" prizes also went up for grabs, including a uniquely magical bedtime story read by Oscar winner and fashion icon Tilda Swinton. Darius Campbell

  • Michelle Dockery and Jim Carter drop hints about final Downton Abbey season

    The wait is nearly over for Downton Abbey fans, who will be glued to their TV screens on Sunday night when the sixth and final season of the period drama returns. In the lead-up, cast members including Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Jim Carter have been dropping hints about what viewers can expect to see. "Mary is never short of a suitor," said Michelle, who plays Lady Mary Crawley on the show. "There could be one or two more around, you never know! It's so annoying, I want to tell you!" The 33-year-old actress was speaking to Phillip Schofield on This

  • Princess Beatrice, Princess Olympia take on New York Fashion Week

    Hollywood royalty and the fashion elite rubbed shoulders with real-life princesses at New York Fashion Week's Spring/Summer 2016 shows. Effortlessly chic Princess Beatrice, 27, who moved to Manhattan earlier this year, was spotted in the front row at the Rebecca Minkoff show at the Gallery, Skylight at Clarkson Square on Saturday, September 12. CLICK PHOTO FOR GALLERY OF THEIR FASHION WEEK THUS FAR Princess Beatrice also met designer Rebecca Minkoff after Photo: Getty Images Wearing a navy dress with floral embellishments, Prince William and Prince Harry's flame-haired cousin was photographed sitting alongside gluten-free chef Caroline Byron. While there, she also posed with the designer herself after the

  • Pregnant Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden joins European royals in Norway

    It was a right royal occasion as a whole bevy of European princes and princesses got together over the weekend just south of Oslo, at the Norwegian royal family's summer estate. The cheerful "family" portrait they snapped looks like your average fun gathering of old friends – except that in this case, many of the guests are future kings or queens. Hosting the event was Crown Prince Haakon of Norway along with his wife Crown Princess Mette-Marit, and their children, Princess Ingrid and Prince Sverre. Mother-to-be Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, whose husband Prince Daniel was unable to attend

  • Queen Letizia meets Michelle Obama and turns 43 at the White House

    Not many are lucky enough to celebrate their birthday at the White House, but Queen Letizia of Spain did just that on Tuesday, as she and her husband King Felipe VI of Spain visited Washington D.C. this week. The royals met up with President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, at the White House, where Letizia, who was turning 43, enjoyed afternoon tea with the First Lady and toured her organic vegetable garden.CLICK BELOW FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THEIR D.C. VISITQueen Letizia and Michelle, who had previously met in Spain, seemed to be hitting it off during the royal

  • Kate Middleton and Prince William to attend James Bond 'Spectre' premiere

    Talk about a royal audience! When actor Daniel Craig's new 007 movie Spectre premieres in London, it will have a very special guest list which will include Kate Middleton and Prince William. The couple will attend the world debut at Royal Albert Hall on October 26 along with Prince Harry.Duchess Kate will be joining Prince Harry and Prince William to give 007 the royal seal of approval Photo: Getty ImagesOn an evening that is likely to leave Kate shaken and stirred, she will also meet Daniel's co-stars Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz and Naomie Harris. For royal