• Kate's first state banquet: Which tiara will she wear?

    As the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, prepares for her first ever state banquet on 20 October, talk has turned to what tiara she will wear for the occasion. Kate will join her husband Prince William to greet President Xi Jinping of China and his wife Peng Liyuan at Buckingham Palace, and is expected to select a tiara from the Queen's personal collection for the historic state visit. Here, HELLO! profiles some of the stunning royal tiaras that Kate could choose

  • King Felipe and Queen Letizia celebrate Spain's National Day

    King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia gathered to celebrate Spain's national day in Madrid on Monday. The royal couple were joined by their daughters Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia to watch a military parade marking the special day. The family looked on from a balcony as aircraft from the Spanish military performed a fly-past leaving trails of red and yellow smoke, while over 3,400 troops marched through the centre of the city. The Spanish royal family presided over Monday's national day celebrations The celebrations were in honour of the country's national holiday, which commemorates both the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the

  • The Queen and Prince Harry welcome rugby stars to Buckingham Palace

    England may have bowed out of the Rugby World Cup this year, but fair sportsman Prince Harry showed no signs of hard feelings as he welcomed stars from other competing nations to a reception at Buckingham Palace. Harry was joining his grandmother the Queen in opening the doors of her London residence to welcome the athletes and other guests. Her Majesty's husband Prince Philip and daughter Princess Anne also attended the Monday evening affair. The Queen was joined by her husband Prince Philip and Prince Harry Approximately 400 guests were invited to the event to celebrate those involved in the sporting tournament,

  • John Legend and Chrissy Teigen expecting first baby

    John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen have shared the happy news that they are expecting their first baby together. The couple, who have been open about their fertility struggles, took to Instagram on Monday to make the big announcement. Chrissy, 29, posted a black-and-white snapshot of herself and her musician husband, his hand resting on her stomach. "John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant," she wrote alongside. John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant :) As many of you know, we've been trying to have a baby for a

  • Tom Bleasby quits The X Factor

    Tom Bleasby has decided to pull out of The X Factor, just days after making it through to the judges' houses stage of the competition. The 19-year-old from Leeds said he had chosen to withdraw "due to personal reasons". "I just don't know if I felt vocally ready to take on the competition and the pressure," Tom told ITV. "This isn't the end, it's just a new beginning. It just wasn't right for me at this time." Tom Bleasby has announced his decision to quit The X Factor On Sunday, viewers saw Tom win a place in Nick Grimshaw's final six boys

  • Kim Kardashian shows off baby bump at Hollywood magazine party

    Kim Kardashian flaunted her baby bump at a party to celebrate Cosmopolitan's 50th birthday on Monday evening. The mum-to-be, who is expecting her second child in December, joined her famous siblings and mum Kris Jenner for the bash at Ysabel in Hollywood. The 34-year-old highlighted her growing bump in a fitted all-black ensemble, accessorised with a chunky black choker and barely there heels. Kim took centre stage alongside her sisters Kourtney, Khloé and Kylie as well as mum Kris for their red carpet appearance, although 19-year-old Kendall was absent from the family outing. Kim Kardashian joined her sisters at Cosmopolitan's 50th

  • Johnny Depp reveals why he doesn't want to win an Oscar

    Ever since Black Mass premiered at the Venice Film Festival, Johnny Depp has been generating Oscar buzz for his chilling portrayal of real-life gangster Whitey Bulger. But, it seems, the Hollywood star has absolutely no interest in picking up an Academy Award. "I don't want to win one of those things ever, you know," the actor told the BBC as he attended the movie's premiere at the London Film Festival. "I don't want to have to talk," he explained. "They gave me one of those things, like a nomination, two or three times. A nomination is plenty." Johnny Depp has said

  • Hugh Grant to become a father for fourth time

    Hugh Grant is set to become a dad again, for the fourth time in four years. The actor is believed to be expecting a baby with his on-off Swedish girlfriend Anna Eberstein. Earlier this month Anna was pictured with what looked to be a substantial baby bump, and according to Entertainment Tonight, the father of the child is 55-year-old Hugh. The British heart-throb and the television producer are already parents to three-year-old son John Mungo. Anna Eberstein and Hugh Grant have a three-year-old son together Hugh has two other children from his previous relationship with Tinglan Hong, a receptionist who worked at a

  • Chris Hemsworth joins Instagram: more accounts to follow

    As Chris Hemsworth signs up for Instagram, we take a look at the other celebrities and bloggers you should be following on the social networking

  • Sam Faiers exclusive interview: 'We want to keep baby's gender a surprise'

    Fans of Sam Faiers have been following her pregnancy with excitement and wondering if she will welcome a little boy or a little girl in three months time. They will have to wait a little while longer to find out, however. Speaking exclusively to HELLO! Online at the launch of her fragance Pure, the 24-year-old TV star revealed that she and partner Paul Knightley have decided not to find out the gender of their child. "We don't know the sex of the baby and we aren't going to find out," she confided. "We did consider it for a while but

  • Guy Pearce and Kate Mestitz end 18-year marriage

    Guy Pearce has split from his long-term love Kate Mestitz. The former Neighbours star and the psychologist were married for 18 years, and first set eyes on each other when Guy was just 12. Confirming the break-up on Twitter, Guy told his 5,000 plus followers that the couple had in fact called time on their relationship in January. "Rumours r true I'm afraid – Kate and I parted ways back in Jan. Sorry 2 be boring but we couldn't be closer. We'll love each other 4 ever xx," he wrote. Kate Mestitz and Guy Pearce met when the former Neighbours star was

  • Calvin Harris threatens legal action over Taylor Swift split rumours

    Calvin Harris has angrily dismissed rumours that he has split with Taylor Swift. The 31-year-old Scottish DJ used Twitter this week to deny a recent report stating that he had visited a Thai massage parlour, and that his alleged indiscretion had led to the couple's break up. Calvin tweeted a threat that he would "sue for defamation of character for all these stories" on Monday. His pop star girlfriend then showed her support by favouriting his tweet. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Calvin Harris has threatened legal action over reports he has split from Taylor Swift Meanwhile Taylor's best friend Selena Gomez has

  • Sir Bruce Forsyth to make Strictly return for Children in Need

    He left Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 but Sir Bruce Forsyth promised that he would return for special appearances. His spot presenting the Children in Need episode has once again been reserved for next month, when he will be reunited with his partner in crime Tess Daly. Sir Bruce, 87, is recovering after a fall he suffered at home last week. The veteran presenter had a minor concussion and was taken to hospital, where he given doctors' orders to rest for seven days. The entertainer – widely known for his catchphrase "Nice to see you, to see you, nice" – had

  • Gordon and Tana Ramsay call on budding bakers to support Great Ormond Street

    Gordon Ramsay and his wife Tana are calling on budding bakers across the country to roll up their sleeves and help raise money for St Ormond Street Hospital. The celebrity couple are fronting the children's charity's Bake It Better Week – which runs from 19-25 October – and are asking members of the public to hold bake sales around the country to help make some money for the worthwhile cause. Whether it's creating cupcakes for your colleagues or cookies for classmates and friends, Gordon and Tana want to get as many people involved as possible. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Gordon and

  • Lucy Mecklenburgh tells HELLO! Online about her Mount Kilimanjaro climb

    Lucy Mecklenburgh is preparing for one of the biggest challenges of her life as she gets set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. The former TOWIE star is joining her personal trainer Cecilia Harris and the team behind her exercise programme Results with Lucy to climb Africa's highest mountain and raise money for the charity Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The 24-year-old was inspired to take part in the challenge by one of her Results with Lucy trainers called Sophie, who has cystic fibrosis. "It was on her bucket list, she always wanted to do it," Lucy told HELLO! Online. "So she signed up

  • Frank Dillane: meet the new Johnny Depp

    With his dark eyes, his chiselled jaw, his grungy look and his touch of rebellion, Frank Dillane is fast being compared to a young Johnny Depp. The 24-year-old Brit, who played Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, stars in Fear the Walking Dead, which launched this summer. Shortly after appearing in the new horror drama series, fans of the show noted the similarities between the Brit and the American. Photos of the acting duo surfaced on social media, comparing Frank and Johnny's looks, style and physical appearance. Frank's latest on-screen persona has echoes of a nineties Johnny, who

  • Nadiya Hussain on how she kept her GBBO win a secret for 4 months

    Nadiya Hussain must have felt a wave of relief when she was named this year's Great British Bake Off winner – and not just for taking the baking crown, but for finally being able to shout it to the roof that she had won. The stay-at-home mum had to go to extreme lengths to keep her triumph a secret, since June. "We were in the process of selling our house, so we had people coming in and out," Nadiya told Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on This Morning. "So what we did, we wrapped the trophy in newspapers and did the

  • Jennifer Lawrence addresses gender pay gap: 'I got mad at myself'

    Jennifer Lawrence has broken her silence on the gender pay gap in Hollywood. Emails leaked from Sony in 2014 revealed that the actress earned less than her male co-stars for American Hustle, but she has insisted she wasn't "mad" at anyone but herself over the discrepancy. "When the Sony hack happened and I found out how much less I was being paid than the lucky people with d***s, I didn't get mad at Sony. I got mad at myself," Jennifer explained. "I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early. I didn't want to keep fighting over millions of

  • Duchess Kate's double engagements in London revealed

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is well and truly back on the royal circuit following the end of her maternity leave last month. Kensington Palace has confirmed that she will carry out two engagements in London on Tuesday 27 October. The first will see Kate head to Islington Town Hall in north London, where she will learn about Chance UK's early intervention programme. The charity works with children aged five to 11 who are at risk of developing anti-social or criminal behaviour, and during the engagement, Kate, 33, will meet mentors, children and their parents involved in the scheme. Kate

  • Carey Mulligan reveals her baby daughter's name

    A few days after confirming the gender of her baby, Carey Mulligan has revealed her daughter's name. The English Rose and her husband Marcus Mumford have decided to call their little girl Evelyn. Carey was promoting her new film Suffragette in New York, when she revealed her baby's name on the red carpet. "Evelyn," she told Entertainment Tonight. "We just came up with it." "We just came up with it," said Carey Mulligan During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show on Friday, Carey confirmed that she had welcomed a little girl. The 30-year-old gave birth around three weeks ago and said that

  • Greece: Kensho Boutique Hotel & Suites, Mykonos

    Overlooking the crystal clear waters of Ornos bay on Mykonos, Kensho hotel is a newly built haven perfect for a sophisticated and stylish sunshine break. With just 10 sui and 25 rooms, Kensho is an exclusive find decorated with whitewashed stone walls, stripped wood detailing and white furniture from local designers. Individual plunge pools, a luxury spa and hot tubs offer relaxing downtime, while fully equipped rooms (including your own private iPad) make for the ultimate luxury stay. The staff, meanwhile, couldn't be more friendly and helpful. If you want to party it up in the island's famous bars, Mykonos town is only 2km away and