• Prince William attends carol service in memory of late friend

    Prince William began the festive season by attending a traditional carol concert in London on Wednesday evening. The royal joined some of his closest friends, including Princess Charlotte's godfather, Tom van Straubenzee, for a very special evening of Christmas carols in Chelsea. His wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, stayed home with their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, but William was also supported on the night by his in-laws, Carole Middleton and Pippa Middleton. Prince William attend a memorial Christmas carol service on Wednesday evening The evening was held to raise money to benefit a cause very close to William's heart

  • Justin Theroux finally joins Instagram – will Jennifer Aniston be next?

    Justin Theroux gave fans an early Christmas present when he signed up to Instagram on Wednesday. The Leftovers star instantly proved popular on the social networking site and clocked up over 20,000 followers within hours of signing up. The actor is currently only following 34 people including his co-star Liv Tyler, fellow actors Robert Downey Jr. and Will Arnett, along with model Cara Delevingne. As for his first post? The 44-year-old shared a brooding black-and-white selfie which showed him wearing a black leather jacket with a dramatic mountain backdrop behind him. #on A photo posted by @justintheroux on Dec 2, 2015 at

  • HELLO! Royal tour diary: Day three in South Africa - Kruger National Park

    We arrived in the famous wildlife reserve overnight after joining Prince Harry's flight from Durban and were immediately hit by the intense heat of the African bush. On the short journey from Skukuza Airport to our hotel, we were lucky enough to spot a family of elephants, a rhino and a buffalo at a watering hole. Late addition to the press pack @san_parks #royalvisitsa #Elephants #Kruger A video posted by Emily Nash (@emynash) on Dec 1, 2015 at 7:45am PST But it was early to bed ahead of a 4.30am start on Wednesday to hear about the battle to save critically endangered

  • Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini make poorly little girl's wishes come true

    Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini granted the wishes of a little girl called Zoë by inviting her backstage at The X Factor rehearsals on Friday. The youngster, who is cared for by Shooting Star Chase charity, enjoyed a personal backstage tour to meet the judges and contestants at Wembley's Fountain Studios. Zoë was born with a genetic bone dysplasia abnormality called OSCS, and was recently diagnosed with a second rare life-limiting condition called Moyamoya. This means she gets chronic headaches and mini strokes and often ends up in hospital on a drip for pain relief. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Cheryl chatted

  • Oscar Pistorius verdict changed to murder

    A South African appeals court has found that Oscar Pistorius did murder his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A panel of five judges came to the ruling on Thursday after an appeal by the prosecution. This is an upgrade to the original verdict that the Paralympian was guilty of culpable homicide in the model's shooting two years ago in the early hours of Valentine's Day. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Oscar Pistorius received a sentence of five years in October 2014 The court has ordered the original trial judge Thokozile Masipa to impose a harsher sentence – the minimum for murder is 15 years. A

  • Sofia Vergara shares inside details of 'fairy tale' wedding

    Sofia Vergara has just returned from her honeymoon with new husband Joe Manganiello, and of course her nuptials were still very much on her mind as she stopped by Ellen DeGeneres' chat show this week. The Modern Family star, 43, opened up about her "fairy tale" wedding to Joe, which took place in Miami on 21 November, and spoke about her son Manolo, 23, giving her away. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Ellen began by apologising for not making it to the star-studded wedding. "You're not really sorry," Sofia teased. "Why didn't you make a little more effort to go, it's not

  • Michelle Obama unveils White House decorations – but family dog Bo is the main attraction!

    It's not every day that children are invited to the White House to meet Michelle Obama and take in the lavish Christmas decorations. But on Wednesday the First Lady threw open the doors to her Washington home to invite military families for a first viewing. Giant sized nutcrackers and teddy bears, 62 beautifully decorated trees, a chocolate gingerbread house modelled on the White House and some 70,000 ornaments to gawp at – these were all lost on the youngsters as soon as they spotted Bo. The family pet, who the Obamas have had for a few years, was undoubtedly the main

  • Selena Gomez reveals how she deals with body shamers

    Selena Gomez has taken a stand against body shamers who left her cruel comments online about her figure after she posed nude for the cover of her new album Revival. The 23-year-old admitted that despite being "hurt" by the criticism she received, she is learning to become more confident when it comes to body image. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Selena Gomez has spoken candidly about body confidence "It hurt my feelings because I never experienced that before," she told InStyle. "But I didn't want [that] to be my story, so I said, 'I don't care what you think'… I'm learning that you

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  • John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's 'mommy advice' from Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys had a lot of love for Chrissy Teigen's baby bump on Wednesday night. The Fallin' songstress ran into Chrissy and husband John Legend backstage at a concert in Las Vegas, and couldn't help but tenderly rub the model's tummy as the trio posed together for a photograph. It seems Alicia, who has two sons, Egypt, five, and 11-month-old Genesis with husband Swizz Beatz, might also have shared some of her wisdom with their parents-to-be. "Backstage getting mommy advice from @aliciakeys," John, 36, captioned the picture on his Instagram. Backstage getting mommy advice from @aliciakeys. A photo posted by John

  • Lucy Liu celebrates her birthday with her adorable son

    Lucy Liu had more than one reason to smile on Wednesday; not only was it her birthday, but she was celebrating with her adorable son Rockwell for the first time. The new mum shared a sweet photo of the three-month-old on Instagram, showing him wearing an amusing Babygro that said "I'm all that and Dim Sum". "When it's your birthday and you're feeling…" Lucy captioned the image of her smiling son. When it's your birthday and you're feeling... A photo posted by Lucy Liu (@lucyliu) on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:50am PST Lucy shared another sweet photo of baby Rockwell on her

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  • Shakira and Gerard Pique write 'parents to parents' letter to new dad Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla have been inundated with congratulatory messages from famous friends following the birth of their daughter Max. Among them are Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué, who wrote the couple an open letter "from parents to parents" on Facebook. As well as offering their congratulations on the birth of baby Max, Shakira and Gerard also praised the couple for their decision to donate a substantial amount of their Facebook shares to help children all over the world. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Shakira and Gerard wrote an open letter to Mark and Priscilla "Your commitment to making the

  • A must-watch for new parents! See how this Doctor soothes crying baby in seconds

    It is the video all new parents have been waiting for. An American paediatrician has uploaded a video showing his technique to stop babies crying – and unsurprisingly, it has gone viral, with more than a million views in just three days. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Dr Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Paediatrics in California uploaded a clip showing him demonstrating 'The Hold' on his YouTube channel on Sunday. In the four minute video, he can be seen using his technique on a number of young babies, soothing each one with his unique method. Dr Robert Hamilton demonstrates 'The Hold' Dr Hamilton, who

  • Sir Bruce Forsyth pulls out of Strictly Christmas special - new presenter revealed

    Claudia Winkleman will step in after Sir Bruce Forsyth has pulled out of hosting the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special for health reasons, it has been confirmed. The veteran TV star, 87, underwent a procedure on an abdominal aortic aneurysm just last month – and with the Christmas Day show scheduled to be filmed next week, it is too soon for Sir Bruce "to have made a full recovery", the BBC said. "Due to the long studio hours, he is unable to host the show, but will still play a part in the production," a statement from the broadcaster read. Sir

  • HELLO! royal tour diary: Last day in Johannesburg

    On the final day of the Royal Tour, I joined Prince Harry in Soweto, the country's biggest township. Home to 1.3million people, it was famously home to anti-apartheid heroes and Nobel Peace Prize winners Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu and at the centre of the struggle for equal rights for black people. We drove along red dirt tracks past low-rise houses and shacks to Siyabonga Secondary School in Braamfischer, in an area of the township still troubled by high unemployment and poverty. I'm on my way to #Soweto, former home of Nelson Mandela and centre of anti-apartheid struggle, for #PrinceHarry's visit

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  • How will Kate celebrate Princess Charlotte's 1st Christmas? Grandma Carole shares her tips

    As Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge prepare to celebrate Princess Charlotte's first Christmas, grandmother Carole Middleton has revealed her plans to ensure everything goes smoothly. Writing for her column in Baby London magazine, the 60-year-old offers advice to people celebrating their baby's first Christmas to ensure they're left with "fond memories" of the festivities. "Relax and enjoy baby's first Christmas," Carole wrote. "They won't remember it, but you'll have fond memories." CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Princess Charlotte is set to celebrate her first Christmas The Party Pieces co-founder has previously revealed that she is planning a crafty Christmas with Charlotte

  • Is Michelle Keegan really joining Downton Abbey's Christmas Special?

    At first glance it appears Michelle Keegan has landed the role of a lifetime as she glams up for her debut on Downton Abbey. However, further investigation reveals that the actress is simply joining the cast for the Christmas Special Text Santa episode. The 28-year-old star has been snapped in an elegant 1920s ensemble giving fans of the ITV show an extra reason to tune in for the festive fun. CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Michelle looked every bit the Downton Abbey star in her 1920s flapper gear The brunette, who is married to The Only Way Is Essex star Mark

  • Keith Urban reveals his father has been placed in hospice care

    Nicole Kidman's husband Keith Urban has revealed news that his father Robert Urban has sadly been placed in hospice care. CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Robert Urban has been placed in hospice care The 48-year-old star shared details of his dad's health at his Keith Urban So Far... exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame, saying: "He’s probably only got a few weeks, if that. I've just been dealing with that the last couple of days. "This has all come at a very strange time where it's typical of a career that has extreme highs and extreme lows all often at

  • Top tips for a DIY spa experience at home

    There's nothing like a spa day to help unwind and de-stress, but if you haven't got the time or budget to indulge, there are a few simple tricks to recreate the experience from the comfort of your own home. From how to make a natural body scrub to top tips for a relaxing bath, we take a look at the top tips for creating a DIY spa experience… CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY You can recreate a spa experience at home HOW TO: Prep before the spa experience Make time to get relaxed Set aside a day or just a couple of hours which you

  • Kanye West says his and Kim Kardashian's baby is due 'any day now'

    While Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's son is believed to be due on Christmas day, the rapper doesn't believe they'll have to wait that long. Speaking as he accepted his Shoe of the Year award at the Footwear News Annual Achievement Awards on Wednesday evening, the dad-to-be revealed his excitement at meeting his baby boy "any day now". The rapper joked: "I'm waiting on my son to arrive any day now. I look at my daughter and I look at my wife and she's rich and I don't plan on being broke." CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Kanye West says his son

  • King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain to visit the Queen next year

    Felipe VI and his wife Letizia will make their first visit to the UK since becoming king and queen of Spain last year. The royal couple have accepted an invitation from the Queen to pay a state visit in 2016, it was announced on Thursday. The monarchs will visit from 8 to 10 March and will stay at Windsor Castle. The castle, which is a 90-minute drive away from London, is often used by Her Majesty as her weekend home. It is also used for state banquets and in the past Windsor has hosted visits from King Abdullah II of Jordan

  • See which cute child has already sent Santa his wish list

    Christmas just got a whole lot more magical for Tom and Giovanna Fletcher. Their little boy Buzz is getting to the age where he understands that Santa Claus brings presents for boys and girls who have been good - and not to miss out, the 22-month-old sent his requests for the man in red through the post on Thursday. We had a magical moment today. A photo posted by TomFletcher (@tomfletcher) on Dec 3, 2015 at 4:35am PST Tom and Giovanna's son Buzz has sent off his Christmas list McBusted singer Tom, who announced in September that he and his wife are

  • Prince Harry's royal tour to Lesotho and South Africa: Most heart-warming photos

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