• Jennifer Lawrence discusses new film Joy in exclusive featurette

    Jennifer Lawrence has taken on an empowering role for her upcoming film Joy. The 25-year-old actress stars alongside Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro in a tale of a strong woman who holds her family together while reaching her ambition in becoming an inventor. In this exclusive featurette only on HELLO! Online, take a look inside the world of Joy Mangano, as told by Jennifer herself. "David O'Russell called me and said "do you wanna make a story about a woman and her struggles to make her dreams to light?" and I knew it was going to be something special," the

  • Michelle Dockery's heartbreaking farewell to her fiancé

    Michelle Dockery has said her final goodbyes to her fiancé John Dineen, having spent her 34th birthday making preparations for his funeral. The Downton Abbey star led hundreds of mourners at a private service on Wednesday, held at the Church of St James in the village of Ballinora, County Cork, close to the farm where John grew up. According to reports, the actress was also among the close family and friends who attended an emotional wake on Tuesday night. She had earlier spent the day – her birthday – helping his family make the final arrangements for the funeral. Michelle Dockery

  • The Queen wishes British astronaut Tim Peake well on his mission and a 'safe return to Earth'

    The Queen has sent her "best wishes" to British astronaut Tim Peake after he made a historic journey to the International Space Station on Tuesday. The message, which was tweeted by the British monarchy's official account, said: "Prince Philip and I are pleased to transmit our best wishes to Major Timothy Peake as he joins the International Space Station in orbit. Her Majesty added that she hopes the astronaut's work on the "Space Station will serve as an inspiration to a new generation of scientists and engineers." The Queen sends #GoodLuckTim message to #TimPeake @astro_timpeake as he joins @Space_Station #Principia #BritinSpace

  • Watch One Direction cause mayhem on LA streets in carpool karaoke with James Corden

    As one of their last engagements before they take a career break in the New Year, One Direction were guests of James Corden in a hilarious 'Carpool' segment. The sketch, which involves being driven around by The Late Late Show host, was quite tricky because fans went wild on spotting the famous four. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The idea is that the British funnyman joins his favourite singers in a karaoke session of their biggest hits – previous guests have included Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber and his wife's personal idol Stevie Wonder who kindly rang her up to croon: "I just

  • Ian 'H' Watkins and partner Craig Ryder expecting twins: see adorable video

    The next few months are going to be life-changing for Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins and his partner Craig Ryder. The couple have revealed that they are expecting twins in a sweet and uplifting animated video. Singer Ian, 39, teased fans on Tuesday morning, tweeting that he had some big news to share with them. "Morning all!! I've been bursting to tell you some news!! I can tell you all later!! :o)." Ian 'H' Watkins and Craig Ryder announced their baby news in a sweet Youtube video Just a few hours after that, he posted a link to the couple's Youtube video

  • North West dons alien costume for game of laser tag with Khloé Kardashian

    North West has worn a selection of weird and wonderful fancy dress costumes over the past two years, but her latest get-up was out of this world. The two-year-old donned alien deely bobbers and neon glasses for a fun game of laser tag with her aunt Khloé Kardashian. Khloé shared a photo of herself and North wearing matching glasses on Tuesday, simply writing: "North x Koko". However it appears the pair had actually been out together on Saturday night, along with Kourtney and a group of friends. North x KoKo A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on Dec 15, 2015 at

  • Jane Seymour finalises divorce from husband of 22 years

    Jane Seymour has finalised her divorce from James Keach after 22 years of marriage. The 64-year-old actress and her 68-year-old husband filed for divorce in 2013, but have now finally settled their finances and mutual assets, according to TMZ. It is being reported that Jane gets both the couple's homes in Malibu and their property in England. In addition, she will also receive $132,000 in exchange for James receiving season tickets to the LA Dodgers. They are also splitting their collection of gold coins, estimated to be worth over $200,000, and also their membership at the exclusive Sherwood Country Club. Jane

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  • What Andy Murray will do if Kim Sears goes into premature labour

    Andy Murray is putting family first as he prepares to welcome his first child with wife Kim Sears. The tennis champion has said he will quit the Australian Open midway through the tournament to be at Kim's side should she go into premature labour. Kim is due to give birth in mid-February – two weeks after the tournament in Melbourne – but Andy has already put plans in place to ensure he doesn't miss the birth whatever happens. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Andy Murray said he will quit the Australian Open to be at the birth of his first child "I'd go

  • Ola Jordan remembers Strictly highlights as she bids farewell to the show

    She is set to take her final bow at the end of this year's Strictly, but ahead of her departure Ola Jordan has bid farewell to her fans and fellow dancers. The Polish beauty made her final appearance on spin-off show It Takes Two on Tuesday night, where she discussed the highlights of her decade-long career. When asked by presenter Zoe Ball if she had a favourite celebrity dance partner, Ola said: "I couldn't pick. Obviously, they were all different, in dancing and personalities, in ability. But they were all great. I'm friends with most of them." Despite having taken to

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  • Mark Wright's grandma Nanny Pat passes away after a short illness

    Mark Wright's grandmother Nanny Pat has passed away aged 80 following a short illness. The TOWIE star died on Wednesday morning, her devastated family have confirmed. A statement released in a statement to MailOnline on Wednesday, read: "Sadly our amazing, courageous and beautiful Nanny Pat passed away this morning after a short illness. "We are overwhelmed by sadness, and the whole family ask for privacy at this horrible time." CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Nanny Pat has passed away aged 80 The sad news comes as the family including Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan, Jessica Wright and their cousin Elliott enjoyed a trip to

  • Check out the rural hotel Madonna and Mariah Carey both love

    Mariah Carey, Madonna and Michael Caine have all stayed at upmarket Lainstone House. So a trip to sample the Christmas market in the nearby cathedral city of Winchester while staying in this simply exquisite country hotel was too good for HELLO! to turn down. After a long journey from London the sweeping driveway at the entrance to the 5* hotel was a welcome sight and a roaring fire welcomed us into the lobby, where a selection of Hunter wellies were on offer for anyone to borrow. It's easy to see why this place is a bit of a celebrity hotspot. Our

  • Watch 5-month-old scream in delight as she hears for the first time

    Being able to hear is something we take for granted, but this little girl reminded us what a gift it truly is, in a new video posted on YouTube. Baby Corlena, who is five months old, was born hard of hearing. Scroll down to watch video She failed her hearing test at the hospital and at first her parents Cori and Kalonda Cloyd thought it was a glitch in the system. The couple were then asked to bring their daughter back into the hospital for more tests. Hesitant for their little girl, they brought her back in but Corlena failed the test

  • Boy asks Santa to pray for sick baby – this snap will melt your heart

    When most children visit Santa Claus they usually ask for games and toys, but Prestyn Barnette had something different in mind. The four-year-old from South Carolina asked Santa to pray for the health of a sick baby called Knox Stine, a two-month-old who is fighting for his life in hospital in Las Vegas. Prestyn's aunt Rebekah Sharpe shared an Instagram photo of the encounter, which showed the young boy kneeling on the floor next to Santa as they prayed for the baby boy. It has since been shared on social media and came to the attention of Knox's parents Mindi

  • Prince George and his cousins light up Buckingham Palace Christmas party

    The royal family's little scene stealers are at it again, lighting up the Buckingham Palace Christmas party on Wednesday. Prince George and his cousins have been spotted arriving for the Queen's annual gathering, which traditionally kicks off the Windsor festive season. His Royal Cuteness could be seen sitting in the back of chauffeur driven car, instantly recognisable with his mop of blond curls and wearing a white shirt with a blue trim. He was accompanied by mother the Duchess of Cambridge and his uncle Prince Harry. The Duchess, née Kate Middleton, was suitably festive in a bright red dress. CLICK TO

  • Mark Wright leads tributes to Nanny Pat: 'My heart is broken'

    Mark Wright, Jessica Wright and the stars of TOWIE have been paying tribute to their much-loved Nanny Pat, who has passed away at the age of 80. The popular grandmother, whose real name was Patricia Brooker, died of a short illness, her family confirmed in a statement. "My heart is broken but so overwhelmed by your support," wrote Nanny Pat's grandson Mark on Twitter. "To know good ole Nanny was loved by so many is the best feeling in the world. Thank you." His sister Jessica echoed her shock and sadness, writing: "Heart broken does not even come close to how

  • Top tips for staying in shape over the festive period

    While the run-up to Christmas and New Year's Eve is the perfect excuse to indulge, it doesn't mean you have to completely abandon your fitness routine. Although hitting the gym doesn't have to be a priority, if you keep up exercising you'll feel the benefits in the long-term – and you'll be able to enjoy the extra food and drink feeling completely guilt-free! We take a look at some of the easy ways to stay in shape over the festive period… CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Staying in shape over the festive period can have long-term benefits Set aside time to exercise The festive season

  • New actor to join cast of Coronation Street

    A new character will show up on the Cobbles next year in the form of motorbike-loving Freddie. Coronation Street producers have announced that Derek Griffiths will join the cast and ride onto the set in March. Derek, who is best known for starring in children's TV series including Play School and Film Fun, will play retired mechanic Freddie. Freddie is a pensioner who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Kylie Platt following the death of his wife, a beauty client of Kylie's. Through Kylie he finds new friends and a surrogate community in the Street. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Derek Griffiths will

  • Coronation Street star Simon Gregson 'thrilled' after birth of third child

    Simon Gregson has said he is "thrilled" after welcoming his third child with wife Emma Gleave. The Coronation Street star, who plays Steve McDonald in the ITV soap, announced the new addition to his family on Tuesday. "After talking 2 a belly for 9 months, I can now talk to a beautiful little face & know it's not Mr Hanky. Myself & @emmagleave are thrilled," he tweeted. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Simon Gregson and Emma Gleave have welcomed their third child together The actor was inundated with congratulatory messages following the announcement, but has not yet announced the name or sex of

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  • Christmas soap spoilers: All the action from Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale

    While many of us spend Christmas relaxing and enjoying quality time with friends and family, in soaps it is usually a more dramatic affair. Fans of the big three – Coronation Street, Emmerdale and EastEnders – won't be disappointed this year as some of the biggest storylines are set to kick-off over Christmas and New Year. From weddings to shock deaths, read on for spoilers of how Christmas will unfold on the cobbles, up in the Dales and down in Albert Square… Coronation Street: A Christmas proposal is on the cards for Tracy and Robert, but could her vengeful ex Rob stand

  • Kate receives new patronage from Prince Philip

    As the royal family gathered to celebrate their traditional Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, there was another occasion to toast. Prince Philip has passed on his patronage of the RAF Air Cadets to the Duchess of Cambridge. After 63 years with the RAF Air Cadets, the Queen's husband has relinquished his role as Air Commodore-in-Chief. Kate will now become Honorary Air Commandant of the Air Cadet Organisation, a group of 42,000 air cadets and 15,000 adult volunteers at more than 1,200 units across the UK and abroad. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY After 63 years with the RAF Air Cadets, Prince Philip

  • Amal Clooney makes pledge to help girls in her Lebanon homeland

    George Clooney must be extremely proud of his wife Amal Clooney. The human rights lawyer has launched a new annual scholarship which will fund secondary schooling for one girl from Lebanon, Amal's home country. The 37-year-old has teamed up with the 100 LIVES charity to give aspiring young girls equal opportunities in education. Named The Amal Clooney Scholarship, the project is part of an ongoing effort by the charity to strengthen cross-cultural education and understanding through collaborative social and philanthropic projects. George Clooney is also involved with the charity's work "This scholarship will give young women from Lebanon the opportunity of a

  • Princess Victoria of Sweden takes style inspiration from Kate

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is an international style icon and it appears the Kate-effect even affects royalty. Princess Victoria of Sweden drew fashion inspiration from Kate's enviable wardrobe, opting for a Seraphine maternity dress which the Duchess wore when she was pregnant with Princess Charlotte. Victoria, who is set to welcome her second child with Prince Daniel in the New Year, elegantly showed off her baby bump when she met the Nobel Peace Prize winners in Stockholm on Tuesday. Her choice in dress by maternity label Seraphine, a favourite of Kate's, was the same design that the

  • The force is with Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham at UK Star Wars premiere

    Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham have officially been added to the ever-growing list of Star Wars fans. The force was definitely with the stylish duo when they turned up to the star-studded premiere and it's safe to say, all eyes were on them. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens film has been a much-anticipated release for 2015 and who knew the two Beckham brothers would be on the red carpet for the fancy premiere? CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham rocked up to the Star Wars premiere The pair looked effortlessly cool when they rocked

  • Michelle Dockery's emotional tribute to 'my friend, my king, my hero, my everything'

    Michelle Dockery paid a heartbreaking tribute to her fiancé John Dineen on Wednesday speaking at his funeral which took place at his local church in Cork. The grief-stricken star found the strength to address mourners at St James' Catholic Church as she said her final farewell to her partner of two years, who passed away on Sunday aged 34 after losing his battle with cancer. During the service the Downton Abbey star stood up at the altar and told the congregation: "I was honoured to know John. To love him and be loved by him." CLICK FOR FULL GALLERY Michelle Dockery's fiancé

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton look forward to a Cambridge Christmas

    As is the case with any busy mother of two young children at this time of year, Kate Middleton's mind is turning to Christmas. As she prepares for seven month-old Princess Charlotte’s first festive celebration, the hands-on mother will no doubt be eager to decorate the tree, prepare festive treats and wrap gifts as the big day draws near. To this end, Kate has been spotted shopping for lights and baubles with her two-year-old son Prince George near the family’s Norfolk home, Anmer Hall. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERYChristmas wishlist? George is passionate about tractors, helicopters and animals Photo: