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  • Mary Berry's Christmas cake bites

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  • Christmas jumper cakes

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  • Christmas cake pops

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  • Adele debuts new bob at the X Factor final

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  • Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford invite HELLO! into their ho-ho-home for Christmas

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  • Fiona Cairns' gingerbread house

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  • Izzy Judd celebrates baby shower

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  • Justin Bieber isn't cosying up to Kourtney Kardashian in new Instagram photo – we know who the girl is!

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  • The biggest beauty moments of 2015

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    Strictly Come Dancing is set to come to a show-stopping close on Saturday as the remaining contestants compete for the chance to win the coveted Glitterball trophy. Following the departure of Countryfile presenter Anita Rani on Sunday, competition is set to be fierce between the four remaining contestants – Jay McGuiness, Georgia May Foote, Katie Derham and Kellie Bright. Who do you think will be crowned this year's Strictly champion? Jay McGuiness: Not only is Jay McGuiness the last remaining male contestant in the competition, but he is also the favourite to win. The former The Wanted singer made it through to

  • Top 10 tips on how to do party beauty on a budget

    It's the party season and with it comes the chance to experiment with different make-up looks, try a new hairstyle or give your skin a spot of pre-party pampering. However, keeping on top of all things beauty can sometimes leave you feeling like you're breaking the bank as your splurge on products or treatments. Luckily, with a few easy hacks, you can save money on your hair and make-up looks this festive season – scroll below to find out how… CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY You don't have to break the bank for a glamorous party beauty look Keep lipstick lasting longer A bold

  • Mariah Carey reveals her Christmas plans with twins Moroccan and Monroe

    All Mariah Carey wants for Christmas is some family time with her twins Moroccan and Monroe! The Fantasy singer has revealed she is excited for the holidays this year, as her children are now old enough to enjoy it more. Speaking to Ross King on ITV's Lorraine, Mariah explained: "Christmas is the best time of the year for me. Even better with having the twins, absolutely, couldn't be better. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Mariah Carey said she's excited to celebrate Christmas with her twins "[I'm] so excited for them to have Christmas this year, they really finally understand a little bit more

  • Prince Harry is told stories of his late mother Princess Diana as he visits hospital

    Prince Harry has followed in the footsteps of his late mother Diana, Princess of Wales by carrying out a touching engagement on Monday morning. The royal paid a visit to Mildmay, a dedicated HIV hospital and charity in east London, that his mum was a regular visitor of. Harry was marking the charity's 150th anniversary and the opening of the hospital's new purpose-built facilities. Not only did the Prince learn about the charity's focus, but he was also told moving stories about his late mother. Arriving at the hospital, Harry was greeted by a chorus of well-wishers who waved Mildmay flags,

  • David Beckham's dog Olive gets Instagram, already has more followers than you

    The Beckhams are taking over Instagram. With over 30 million Instagram followers between them, David, Victoria and Brooklyn Beckham have decided to get their pet puppy Olive in on the act too. Brooklyn set up an Instagram account for the cocker spaniel on Monday morning, and she has already attracted an impressive 30,000 followers within hours. The teenager announced the new profile on his own social media pages, sharing a black and white photo of himself cuddling up to the adorable dog. This is my owner I'm just helping him with his Christmas homework A photo posted by Olive Beckham (@olivebeckham23)

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  • David Beckham singing to One Direction is the best video you'll see all week

    One Direction have a fan in David Beckham, and it seems the retired football star likes to sing along to the band's pop songs while driving in his car. The suave 40-year-old was caught mouthing along to Steal My Girl in a video that was presented to the group as a tribute. Scroll down to see video The clip was followed by a heartfelt message from David, who was bidding a temporary farewell to Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan before the band take a break. "Boys, what can I say? Five years and you've given so much

  • Watch Dick Van Dyke's supercalifragilisticexpialidocious 90th birthday celebrations

    Mary Poppins star Dick Van Dyke celebrated his 90th birthday in style at the weekend. The actor amazed fans by joining in a flash mob set up in his honour at The Grove shopping centre in Los Angeles – and unsurprisingly footage from the event has quickly gone viral. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO In a five-minute clip posted on YouTube, Dick can be seen watching as a group of dancers – including his wife Arlene – perform a routine to a medley of songs from the classic Disney movie. Dick was surprised to see so many people gathered in his honour

  • The top workout mistakes you're probably making

    If you've been hitting the gym regularly for a few weeks but don't feel like you're making much progress, it could be that you're making a few common mistakes that stop you from achieving your full potential. From the order of exercises to incorrect warm-ups, we take a look at the top 10 mistakes to avoid in your fitness routine… CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Make sure to warm-up properly before your workout Drinking too much water If you're preparing to workout and realise you haven't drunk much water, don't try to quickly make up for it by drinking lots immediately as this could

  • Victoria Beckham has 'embarrassing mum' moment as she shares tribute while Brooklyn posts shirtless selfie

    When it comes to expressing admiration for loved ones on social media, Victoria Beckham definitely takes the prize for proud mum. The fashion designer took to Instagram to show off her "embarrassing mum moment" in a touching photo of her son Brooklyn on Monday. Never too old for a kiss from mum X #embarrassingmummoment X vb 🙏🏼💜💫 @brooklynbeckham A photo posted by Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) on Dec 14, 2015 at 3:28am PST Victoria Beckham shared her "embarrassing mum moment" on Instagram The doting mother shared a lovely snap of her giving her eldest son a kiss with the caption: "Never too old

  • North West makes her Twitter debut

    North West is already taking after her mum, social media queen Kim Kardashian. The tech-savvy toddler caused quite a stir amongst Kardashian fans when she got hold of her mum's phone and Tweeted a cryptic message. jhjhh'/ — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) December 14, 2015 North West wrote a cryptic message on her mum Kim's Twitter Kim only realised that her little girl had mischievously posted her first Tweet three hours later, writing: "Just realized North tweeted," and included a laughing emoji at the end. It comes as no surprise that the two-year-old's Twitter debut received over twenty thousand retweets and over thirty thousand

  • Eva Longoria engaged to José Antonio Baston: All the details of the proposal

    There has been a plot twist in Telenovela star Eva Longoria's love life! The actress announced that she's now engaged to her media boss boyfriend José Antonio Baston, sharing the happy news with a photo of herself kissing him in a desert in Dubai.SEE OUR GALLERY OF THE MOST UNIQUE CELEBRITY ENGAGEMENT RINGS"Ummmm so this happened....#Engaged #Dubai #Happiness," wrote the former Desperate Housewives diva. In the romantic shot, the 40-year-old debuts her stunning engagement ring, which features a large ruby surrounded by diamonds.The two went to Dubai to attend the Global Gift Gala at the 2015 Dubai International Film

  • Prince Harry follows in mom Princess Diana's footsteps at HIV charity hospital

    Prince Harry is following in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana. The 31-year-old royal stopped by Mildmay Mission Hospital, a charitable HIV hospital that was frequented by his mom, on Monday morning.The young royal was on hand to mark the charity's 150th anniversary and the opening of the East London hospital's new purpose-built facilities. While on site, Harry was told moving stories about his mother's work with the organization from workers and patients who had met her. Upon his arrival, Harry was greeted by a chorus of well-wishers waving Mildmay flags and youngsters from the nearby

  • Prince Carl Philip: 'Nothing makes him sadder' than a dyslexic child being called 'stupid'

    Prince Carl Philip doesn't want other children to suffer for their dyslexia like he did. The dyslexic prince, who is expecting his first child with wife Princess Sofia, hopes to eradicate the stigma that surrounds the disorder in classrooms.The 36-year-old patron of Sweden's Dyslexia Association opened up to the organization's chairman, Bengt-Erik Johansson, about the learning disorder. In an interview with Sveriges Radio, Bengt-Erik revealed, “[Carl] told me how important it is that children with reading and writing difficulties shouldn't feel left out at school. He said that nothing makes him sadder than when someone's considered stupid because of their dyslexia.”Photo: Getty ImagesHe

  • Grandson continues grandfather's legacy of sending Christmas cards to Queen Elizabeth

    Just because Elizabeth II is the Queen of England, doesn't mean that she does not have time for Christmas cards. For 59 years, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, 89, formed a friendship with a man who would send her a card every year to mark the holiday.“Ever since Grandpa could remember, he made sure to send a Christmas card to his king/queen,” Andrew Simes wrote on his Facebook page. Since 1952, the Queen would receive holiday cards from Andrew's grandfather, and the two finally had the chance to meet in 1972 when his and the Queen’s paths crossed in Izmir, Turkey.Photo: JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images“When