• Valentine's Day gift guide

    With just days to go until Valentine's Day, time is running out to find the perfect gift for your special someone – but fear not! HELLO! Online has compiled a selection of the most unique and romantic presents that your Valentine will fall in love

  • Exhibition of the Queen's dresses to open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

    The largest exhibition of the Queen's dresses and accessories ever shown in Scotland will open on Her Majesty's 90th birthday. The display – one of three separate exhibitions entitled Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe – will open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on 21 April. The Scottish exhibition will be followed by exhibitions at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace from 23 July 2016 and at Windsor Castle from 17 September 2016. In total, over 150 outfits worn by The Queen will be presented across the three Palaces, many chosen

  • Peter Andre and wife Emily bump into Ola and James Jordan on Dubai holiday

    No hard feelings here! Peter Andre and his wife Emily MacDonagh bumped into Ola and James Jordan during their sunshine break in Dubai this week, and it was clear the two couples have put any Strictly Come Dancing dramas well and truly behind them. Peter, 42, uploaded a snapshot showing the group with their arms around each other as they posed for a photograph. "A great time with our lovely friends @jamesjordan1978 @olajordan and their lovely friends," he wrote alongside. A great time with our lovely friends @jamesjordan1978 , @olajordan and their lovely friends @paulabbott79 , @lauravooghtabbott A photo posted by

  • The Prince and the Showgirl: Kylie Minogue charms Prince Charles at gala event

    Kylie Minogue was very much the golden girl of the night as she attended the Prince's Trust Invest in Futures Gala Dinner on Thursday. The 47-year-old singer stunned in a floor-length ballgown as she stepped into the spotlight with new boyfriend Joshua Sasse, before totally charming her host Prince Charles as they shared a giggle together on the red carpet. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Kylie has met the royal on a number of occasions – Charles presented Kylie with her OBE in 2008 - and he looked delighted to see her again. The pair laughed together as they caught up at

  • Berry special Valentine cake

    There's no need to buy a special cake tin to make this extra special cake, a large Swiss roll tin or roasting tin will work fine with a homemade paper template. Makes 8 slices Preparation time: 40 minutes Cooking time: 15-18 minutes Ingredients Cake layers 175g (6oz) soft margarine 175g (6oz) caster sugar 150g (5oz) self-raising flour 25g (1oz) cocoa ½ tsp baking powder 3 eggs Filling 100g (4oz) dark chocolate, broken into pieces 200ml (7fl oz) double cream 150g (5oz) raspberries 225g (8oz) strawberries, hulled, sliced A little icing sugar, sifted Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Grease the base and sides of a 25 x 38cm (10in x 15in) Swiss roll tin or roasting

  • The Queen presented with teddy bears for Prince George and Princess Charlotte

    The Queen was touched to receive two teddy bears for her great-grandchildren Prince George and Princess Charlotte on Thursday. The monarch was presented with the gifts during a visit to The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, which is just over three miles away from the Sandringham Estate. The hospice has recently opened a new £3.4million facility which provides care and support for people with life-limiting conditions, and the Queen met with patients and bereaved relatives who have benefitted from its work. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY The Queen was presented with teddy bears for Prince George and Princess Charlotte They included nine-year-old Jack Plummer

  • Raspberry and hazelnut shortbreads

    The shortbread can be made in advance and then served on the night. Generously filled with vanilla-flavoured whipped cream and fresh raspberries these make a dainty dessert. The biscuits are also great served with yogurt or ice cream. Makes 6 servings Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients For the shortbread 100g (4 oz) hazelnuts 175g (6 oz) plain flour 50g (2 oz) caster sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 150g (5 oz) butter, diced For the filling 200 ml (7 fl oz) double cream 2 tablespoons icing sugar, plus little extra to decorate ½ teaspoon vanilla essence 300g (11 oz) raspberries Method 1. Toast the hazelnuts under the grill until lightly

  • Model Katie May dies aged 34 after suffering a 'catastrophic' stroke

    Playboy model and 'Queen of Snapchat' Katie May has passed away after suffering a stroke. She was just 34 years old. The star was rushed to hospital on Monday and remained in a critical condition until her death. She was taken off life support on Thursday evening and died surrounded by her loved ones. "It is with heavy hearts that we confirm the passing today of Katie May – mother, daughter, sister, friend, businesswoman, model and social media star – after suffering a catastrophic stroke caused by a blocked carotid artery on Monday," a statement from her brother Stephen May

  • Jessica Biel shares rare photo of baby Silas

    Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake's son Silas is growing up fast! The proud mum, who welcomed her baby boy in April, gave a rare glimpse at her son on Instagram on Thursday. While Silas' face is concealed from view, Jessica can be seen lifting him over her shoulder while smiling for the photo. The 33-year-old is relaxed and make-up free, with her hair wrapped in a towel after stepping out of the shower. Jessica shared the image with online newsletter The Skimm, as well as giving an insight into her busy morning routine, which includes waking up "two hours before I'd

  • Mother's Day Pulled Pork shoulder and plum compote recipe

    Sweet spiced pulled pork with plum compote for Mother's Day Serves 6, with leftovers Cooking time: around 6 hours Ingredients 1.6kg (3lb 4oz) shoulder of pork (remove the rind and set aside) 2 tsp each salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp each ground cinnamon and ginger 11/2 tbsp dark brown sugar For the compote 175g plums, stoned and chopped 175g cooking apples, cored, peeled and chopped 25g (1oz) butter 25g (1oz) light brown sugar To serve 1kg (2lb 4oz) new potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 12 plums, halved 500g (1lb 2 oz) purple sprouting broccoli A knob of butter 1. Preheat your oven to 220°C (fan 200°C), Gas Mark 7. Line a

  • MTV star and BMX champion Dave Mirra dead at 41 after apparent suicide

    Family, friends and sports fans are mourning the death of BMX champion Dave Mirra, who has died at the age of 41 from an apparent suicide. Retired racer Carey Hart, husband of singer Pink, was among those leading the tributes to the X Games icon, tweeting: "I'm in complete shock. Angry, heartbroken and just sad at the passing of my friend Dave. Heartbroken 4 his daughters and wife. #DaveMirra." Dave was a one of the most celebrated names in X Games, an annual extreme sports event. He won a medal every year from 1995 until 2008, picking up 14 golds.

  • Ronan Keating calls his wife Storm his 'one true love'

    Ronan Keating is still in the honeymoon phase with his wife Storm. The Boyzone star described his wife as his "one true love" after admitting he was missing her while promoting his new solo album. The 38-year-old, who releases his tenth solo album Time of my Life later this month, shared a picture of Storm on Instagram on Thursday. The snap shows her puckering up for the camera, along with the caption: "Missing this Beauty already. My one true love." Missing this Beauty already. My one true love. A photo posted by Ronan Keating (@rokeating) on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:24am

  • Prince Harry 'in awe' of wounded soldiers as they become first amputee team to row across ocean

    Prince Harry has personally thanked four British soldiers who have made history by becoming the first all-amputee team to row across an ocean. Row2Recovery – Cayle Royce, 29, Nigel Rogoff, 56, Lee Spencer, 46, and 30-year-old Paddy Gallagher – arrived in Antigua's English Harbour at around 4pm on Thursday having completed a 3,000-mile journey from the Canary Islands. Waiting to congratulate them via video chat was the Prince. "He is incredibly proud of their historic achievement," a spokesman for Harry told HELLO!. "After their families, he wanted to be one of the first to congratulate them. Prince Harry just video called

  • Valentine's Day Pulled Pork Pot Pies

    Valentine's Day Pulled Pork Pot Pies Serves 2 Preparation time: around 30 minutes Cooking time: around 2 hours Ingredients 2 x 150g (5oz) pork shoulder steaks, trimmed 1 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stick, chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp tomato purée 200ml (7fl oz) hot chicken stock 200ml (7fl oz) cider 1 tbsp chopped thyme A little plain flour 100g (31/2oz) puff pastry 1 egg, beaten 1. Preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C), Gas mark 3. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the shallots, carrot and celery over a medium heat for about 5 minutes until starting to turn golden. 2.

  • The most truly dazzling star engagement rings

    From The Duchess of Cambridge's heirloom sapphire sparkler, with its poignant story, to Mariah Carey's "epic" 35-carat rock, celebrities' engagement rings are as fascinating as the women who wear them. Here, to mark Valentine's Day, HELLO! takes a look at those gorgeous gems that have recently garnered the spotlight. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Presented to pop stars and princesses; after whirlwind romances or leisurely courtships; designed by the groom or by the crown jeweller, these rings range from the simply beautiful to the unashamedly bling. What all have in common is that they're the most treasured piece in their

  • Ronan Keating: 'I do not regret the end of my first marriage'

    Ronan Keating has taken to Facebook to set the record straight about the end of his first marriage, and finding love with his new wife Storm Uechtritz. In a recent interview, Ronan spoke about his 2009 affair with a Boyzone backing singer that ended his marriage to Yvonne Connolly, the mother of his three children, and was quoted as saying he was "sorry". The star is now concerned that his comments have been misconstrued. Ronan Keating has said he does not regret the end of his first marriage to Yvonne "I have done a lot of interviews over the years so

  • Watch father soothe baby to sleep with sweet piano lullaby

    When musician David Motola's baby boy Samuel was struggling to sleep due to an ear infection, he decided to try a different approach to soothe the five-month old. The father-of-three from Salt Lake City, Utah played a rendition of Brahm's Lullaby for his son – and the result was incredible. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO In a sweet video posted on David's YouTube channel, The Bearded Piano, David cradles Samuel in a baby carrier and plants a kiss on his head before beginning to play. Within seconds of his dad performing the lullaby, baby Samuel can be seen yawning before dropping off

  • Rose McGowan files for divorce

    Rose McGowan has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly three years, Davey Detail. The former Charmed actress, 42, cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the couple's split in paperwork she filed in Los Angeles earlier this week. The court documents also show that Rose is asking for the judge to reject any requests for spousal support from 39-year-old Davey – born David Leavitt – and noted that the pair have divided their assets outside of court. The star listed the date of their separation as 1 May, 2015 – meaning they were married for a year and

  • Lucy Mecklenburgh and Louis Smith split after one-year relationship

    Lucy Mecklenburgh and Louis Smith have ended their 14-month relationship, sources have confirmed to HELLO! The couple, who started dating in December 2014 after meeting on BBC reality show Tumble, are said to have called time on their romance due to their differing views about their future together. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Louis Smith and Lucy Mecklenburgh have split after 14 months Louis and Lucy had been inseparable since confirming their relationship in 2014, and recently celebrated their one-year anniversary with a romantic recreation of their very first date. The Olympic gymnast also whisked Lucy away on a trip to New York

  • Peter Andre's little girl makes a splash as he teaches her how to swim

    It's an exciting moment when your child starts learning to swim but for Peter Andre it was an even more special moment to teach his little girl himself. The father-of-three shared an adorable photo showing him teaching his two-year-old daughter Amelia to stay afloat while on holiday in Dubai. In the sweet snap, the doting dad is seen in a swimming pool with his cute daughter. "Teaching the little one to swim :)))," he captioned the image on Friday. Teaching the little one to swim :))) A photo posted by Peter Andre (@pj_andre) on Feb 5, 2016 at 2:37am PST Peter is

  • Inside Tallulah Willis’ birthday celebrations with mum Demi Moore

    It may not typically be a milestone of a birthday, but when Tallulah Willis turned 22 she made sure to do it in style. The birthday girl celebrated her big day with mum Demi Moore and sisters Rumer and Scout Willis at her side. The Bandits actress shared a fun snap of her and her mum Demi embracing. "thanks for holding me in your body for 9 months bb," she captioned the photo. thanks for holding me in your body for 9 months bb A photo posted by tallulah (Youthful Slimelord) (@buuski) on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:29pm PST Tallulah embraced her

  • Justin Theroux on wife Jennifer Aniston: 'It's a laugh a minute'

    She had us giggling when she played Rachel in Friends and with plenty of comedy films under her belt it may not come as a surprise to learn that Jennifer Aniston has a good sense of humour off screen too. In fact, according to her husband, Justin Theroux, she's quite the comedian at home. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Justin says his wife Jennifer is quite the comedian The 44 year-old expressed how the Horrible Bosses star, who is due to appear in the much-anticipated Freinds reunion, is a witty woman and always makes him laugh. "It’s a laugh a minute," he

  • Blackberry or strawberry macaroons

    These pretty patisseries make the perfect gift. Put them in a box lined with non-stick baking paper and decorate with a lacy paper doily tied with a ribbon.Makes 20 Preparation time: 40 minutes Standing time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20-22 minutes INGREDIENTS Macaroons 6oz icing sugar 4.5oz ground almonds 3 large egg whites 3oz caster sugar A little violet or pink food coloring To finish 3oz blackberries or strawberries 4oz butter at room temperature 5oz icing sugar Preheat the oven to 275ºF and line 3 baking sheets with non-stick baking paper. 1. Grind the icing sugar and ground almonds

  • Goat's cheese and raspberry truffles

    Who said truffles had to be chocolate? These creamy treats speckled with raspberry are great served straight from the refrigerator and perfect for cheese lovers.Makes 16Preparation time: 15 minutesChill: 1 hourINGREDIENTS5oz rindless French soft goats’ cheese1 tsp runny honey½ tsp vanilla extractA pinch of salt3oz raspberries10z pistachio nuts, finely chopped1 tbsp raw cacao powder1.Add the goats’ cheese, honey, vanilla and salt to a bowl and fork together until mixed. Break up the raspberries with the fork and lightly mix into the goats’ cheese mix. 2.Scoop heaped teaspoons of the mixture on to a small baking sheet to make about 16 mounds. 3.Spoon the chopped pistachio nuts on to one saucer and the cacao

  • Raw chocolate mousse

    Chocolate lovers can share something sweet with this healthy raw dessert.Makes 2Preparation time: 15 minutesINGREDIENTS1 tbsp coconut oil1 avocado1 tsp water2 heaped tbsp raw cacao powder2 tbsp agave syrup or 1 tbsp honey (or more, to taste)Raspberries or blackberries, to serve1. Melt the coconut oil in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of hot water, then transfer to a blender with the avocado flesh and water and whizz until very smooth.2. Add the cacao powder and agave syrup or honey and whizz again until completely smooth. Taste and add a little more sweetening, if required.3. Put the mousse in a dish for two

  • Shortbread hearts with berry fruits and cointreau

    This recipe makes approximately 8 shortbread biscuits, which can be made a couple of days in advance and stored in an airtight containerMakes 8Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 10-15 minutesINGREDIENTS75g fresh hulled strawberries and raspberries, mixed and rinsed2-3 tbsp Cointreau or Grand Marnier4 tbsp double cream2 tbsp icing sugarSprigs of fresh mint to decorateFor the shortbread hearts6oz plain flour2oz caster sugarGrated zest of 1 orange4oz unsalted butter, cubed and at room temperature1. Preheat the oven to 190°C, 375°F, Gas 5.2. For the shortbread, sift the flour into a bowl, stir in the sugar and orange zest and rub in the butter until

  • Chocolate heart fondant with a strawberry and mint salad

    This gooey chocolate fondant is a sure way to melt your loved one's heart this Valentine's Day.INGREDIENTS6 large fondants; 14oz chocolate 140z butter 14oz caster sugar 4 eggs 4 egg yolks 14oz plain flour A little extra butter and flour (60g each) to lubricate the mould 14oz strawberries 1/2cup strawberry coulis 10 sprigs of mint METHOD1) Take your moulds (heart-shaped or round) and brush inside with the extra butter so that it is completely covered, pour in the flour and roll around the mould, gently tap out the excess flour, leaving you with a non-stick mould. 2) Pre-heat your

  • Sweets for your sweet: 5 Valentine's desserts that say 'I love you'

    Whether it’s something to share, a show-stopping dessert or a simple sweet treat, these deliciously tempting desserts will wow your someone special this Valentine’s

  • Queen Elizabeth presented with teddy bears for Prince George and Princess Charlotte

    Queen Elizabeth was clearly pleased to receive two teddy bears for her great-grandchildren Prince George and Princess Charlotte on Thursday. The monarch was presented with the gifts during a visit to a hospice in Norfolk, England which is just over three miles away from her royal Sandringham Estate. The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, has recently opened a new $4.9million facility which provides care and support for people with life-limiting conditions, and the Queen met with patients and bereaved relatives who have benefitted from its work. The Queen was presented with teddy bears for Prince George and Princess Charlotte Photo: Getty Images They