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  • Oscar Pistorius released to serve rest of his sentence under house arrest

    Former Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison one year after being jailed for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In what appeared to be a bid to avoid the media glare, he was driven to his uncle Arnold Pistorius' home under the cover of darkness of Monday – one day earlier than expected. The 28-year-old athlete he is to serve the rest of his five-year sentence under house arrest. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Pistorius' family released a statement emphasising that Oscar's sentence has not be reduced He will not be electronically tagged but will have restrictions placed

  • Zooey Deschanel reveals daughter's quirky name

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  • Prince William meets 7ft 6in basketball star ahead of plea on ivory trade

    Prince William was forced to crane his neck when he met 7ft 6ins tall NBA legend Yao Ming, who shares his interest in protecting endangered species. The British royal was speaking to the basketball star ahead of recording an impassioned speech on wildlife conservation for Chinese TV, which is expected to be seen by 100 million viewers. Also at the recording in King’s College were survival expert Bear Grylls and Sir David Attenborough. William's speech follows a similar plea during his tour of China earlier this year. It is timed to coincide with a state visit to Britain by the

  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden shows off baby bump in Peru

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  • Gary Neville turns hotel into homeless shelter for the winter

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  • Kate at state banquet: what the Duchess needs to know

    This week the Duchess of Cambridge is helping roll out the red carpet for the Chinese President Xi Jinping. The highlight of the state visit is the banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Her attendance is another sign of her growing status within the family. While the Duchess, née Kate Middleton, is now a polished public performer, she will have to prepare carefully for the engagement. Here's what she needs to know. CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Kate will be given notes on the guests nearest to her Around 170 guests will dine in the palace ballroom, sitting around a horseshoe-shaped

  • Sue Perkins on GBBO winner Nadiya Hussain: 'She's a star'

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  • Kelly Clarkson and Ben Haenow duet: Watch their new music video

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  • Shakira's son Milan shows off impressive reading skills aged 2

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  • The Queen welcomes Chinese president with pomp and grandeur

    The metaphorical red carpet has been rolled out for China's president Mr Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan, who have arrived in London to kick-start their four-day tour of the UK. The politician and his wife were given a ceremonial welcome at Horse Guards Parade on Tuesday morning. Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip greeted their visitors with the usual pomp and grandeur expected, while a 41-gun salute was held in nearby Green Park. Prime Minister David Cameron was also on hand to welcome the visitors. The Queen, Prince Philip, Mr Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan took part in

  • Peter Andre on Strictly: 'Emily's nervous for me'

    Peter Andre has been dubbed one of the front-runners on Strictly Come Dancing and consistently scores highl in the leaderboard, but the suave singer has admitted that Strictly is the most nerve-wracking experience he's ever gone through. His new wife Emily MacDonagh also agrees. "She's nervous for me," Peter said during an appearance on This Morning. "She knows how passionate I am and how I love doing what I do, but she also knows I'm clumsy!" "But she's so proud," Peter added. It was meant to be a peace sign A photo posted by Peter Andre (@pj_andre) on Sep 30, 2015 at

  • Prince George's diary entries imagined in humorous new book

    Prince George is rarely seen in public, let alone heard, but the musings of the two-year-old are set to be shared with the world in an amusing new book. In The Prince George Diaries, writer Clare Bennett imagines what life is like for the fourth-in-line to the throne – starting from his first birthday in July 2014. The satirical book begins with Prince George awaking on his first birthday to discover his "entire team" including his press secretary, Latin teacher and hairdresser singing Happy Birthday to him. His parents Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge also join in the

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  • Top 10 overnight hair and beauty tricks

    We all need our beauty sleep, but for those wanting an extra spot of pampering while they snooze, there are some easy tips and tricks to keep you looking your best when you wake up. From sleeping on two pillows to tricks for making spots disappear overnight, we take a look at the top 10 overnight beauty tips… CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL GALLERY There are easy tricks to enhance your beauty sleep 1. Leave conditioner in your locks Nourish your hair overnight by applying a leave-in conditioner to hair. The longer you leave in treatments the better, so your locks can

  • Duchess Kate makes glittering debut at first ever state banquet

    Tuesday night marked an exciting royal milestone for the Duchess of Cambridge as she attended her first ever state banquet in all her splendour – complete with a glittering tiara. Kate was making her much-anticipated debut at the Buckingham Palace event that was held in honour of the Chinese President Mr Xi Jinping, but the banquet also served as Kate's first big glamorous night out following the end of her maternity leave. The Duchess, who was accompanying her husband Prince William, turned to her favourite designer Jenny Packham to dress her for the formal occasion. She paid tribute to her

  • Myleene Klass proves she's the perfect model for her swimwear

    Myleene Klass is currently on holiday with her two daughters and happily used her downtime to play dress up in her favourite swimwear. The 37-year-old proved that she was the perfect model to showcase her bikinis and swimsuits from her range at Littlewoods, as she took to Instagram to post photos of herself. Flaunting her enviable bikini body online, Myleene shared a few poolside snaps. The former Hear'Say star posed against a wall holding a cup of tea and captioned it "Obligatory Cuppa. #britabroad" but it was her flawless figure that everyone took note of. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Myleene Klass showed

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  • Prince William meets NBA legend Yao Ming and Bear Grylls in London

    Well, that's certainly a tall order! Prince William found everything looking up in the literal sense as he met 7ft 6in tall NBA legend Yao Ming at King's College in London. The British royal was speaking to the former Houston Rockets player as he prepared to deliver a speech on wildlife conservation – a passion William and Shanghai-born Yao share – which will broadcast on Chinese television. The Prince and the NBA star share an interest in wildlife conservation Photo: Getty Images During his speech at the event – which also included star guests like Running Wild adventurer Bear Grylls

  • Kate Middleton: What the Duchess needs to know for her first state banquet

    This week Kate Middleton is helping host Chinese President Xi Jinping in London, with the crown jewel of the official state visit being a lavish Buckingham Palace banquet held on Tuesday evening. While the Duchess has certainly learned the royal ropes – and has likely already picked out her tiara – here's what she'll be needing to know on the big night. Kate will be given notes on the guests nearest to her to aid with dinner-time chatting Photo: Getty ImagesAround 170 guests will dine in the palace ballroom, sitting around a horseshoe-shaped table, laden with flower decorations,