Lapland gives the phrase "winter wonderland" a new meaning. Visitors have been flocking to the Finnish region for years with the dream of meeting Father Christmas and the hope of catching the Northern Lights. Coupled with a few days on the slopes, a holiday in Lapland is every bit different to any other snowy escape.
But skiing, Santa and the magnificent Aurora Borealis is just half the story.
CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY
When HELLO! Online visited the resorts of Levi and Ylläs in February under the guidance of tour operator Inghams, we experienced the rise in popularity of those "other" winter adventures.
Happy Birthday Princess Estelle! The first child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden turns four on Tuesday, and to celebrate the Swedish Royal Palace have released two new official portraits of the young princess.
Taken at Haga Palace, one image shows Estelle sitting on a chair wearing a pretty tea dress and patent shoes. With her blonde hair tied back and her hands clasped on her lap, the princess looks angelic as she celebrates her special day.
CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY
Princess Estelle turns four on Tuesday
In the other image Estelle, titled the Duchess of Ӧstergötland, stands on
Lea Michele is a single lady again after splitting from boyfriend of nearly two years, Matthew Paetz. According to Us Weekly, Matthew was the one to initiate the break up earlier this month. "He had enough," an insider told the magazine. "She was completely crushed."
A source close to the couple told People magazine, "Lea is surrounded by her friends, who have rallied around her and support her."
Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz began dating in April 2014
They added, "She's doing fine, focusing on her work, her music and her album."
The former couple met on the set of Lea's On My
Royal aides and the East Anglian Air Ambulance have defended Prince William after he was criticised for only attending two royal engagements this year, in addition to his part time job as a helicopter pilot.
The Duke of Cambridge has come under scrutiny for what some have regarded as his reluctance to take on more official duties. William averages 80 hours per month – or 20 hours per week – as a pilot, taking part in a four days on, four days off rota, which averages 8.5 hours per shift.
Palace sources claimed that Civil Aviation Authority rules on rest periods
By her own admission, Kaley Cuoco had a tough time in 2015 with the end of her two year marriage to Ryan Sweeting. This week, the star sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to talk about the breakdown of their relationship, and how she has been coping since.
"You know, last year was very bizarre and we go all through really weird ups and downs," said 30-year-old Kaley, who is in the middle of finalising her divorce. "And sometimes I'm a little bit more seen. And everyone goes through that stuff.
Kaley Cuoco opened up about her divorce on The Ellen DeGeneres
Following reports that Olly Murs and Caroline Flack have quit The X Factor, the show is in need of at least one new presenter. But Ant and Dec have said there is "not a chance" they will sign up for the ITV singing show.
The Geordie pair, who are friends with head honcho and producer Simon Cowell, said they like to see variety in a show.
"We've done Britain's Got Talent and we work well with Simon and have done for years," Ant told Mirror Online. "We did the original Pop Idol, so I don't think we could go back to
Demi Lovato has clarified the comments she made about Taylor Swift's $250,000 donation to Kesha and insisted she wasn't criticising the singer. The 22-year-old posted a series of tweets believed to have been directed at the Shake it Off performer on Sunday, but she has since said she was simply "fired up" at the time.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, Demi shared an infographic about sexual assault, and said she wanted the focus to remain on the victims and nothing else.
As most people know, I tend to get fired up about the things I believe in, and although my
They have been linked ever since October, and it seems Brooklyn Beckham's romance with Sonia Ben Ammar is still going strong. The sweet couple headed to Disneyland at the weekend with a group of friends to celebrate Sonia's 16th birthday. The pair appear in a number of fun Instagram snaps together, with Sonia clearly getting into the spirit of the theme park by wearing a pair of spotted Minnie Mouse ears.
One photo shows the gang posing together in front of the park's iconic pink princess castle, while another shows Sonia and two friends in front of a hotel lift
Celine Dion will make her return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas on Tuesday night. This will be Celine's first performance since the death of her husband René Angélil and in honour of her late loved one, the singer will pay tribute to René at the beginning of the show.
The first ten minutes will be live-streamed and fans around the world will be able to watch the clip on Celine's official website.
An announcement on her website confirmed: "On Tuesday, February 23 at 10:30 PM (EST), join Céline and her fans in Las Vegas for a trip down
As a model, Kendall Jenner is no stranger to having her beauty look drastically changed for photoshoots or catwalk shows. However, the 20-year-old has admitted that the recent beauty craze of bleached eyebrows has caused a serious mishap for the star – her eyebrows have been falling out.
CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY
Kendall Jenner revealed bleaching is causing her eyebrows to fall out
The Keeping up with the Kardashians star admitted in a candid post on her website that she thinks the "worst" transformation she has to undergo is the bold look – a look that dominated the catwalks during New York
The Kardashian-Jenner family got together for a special meal in honour of the late Robert Kardashian's birthday on Monday. On what would have been Robert's 72nd birthday, his former wife Kris Jenner hosted a family gathering at her home in Calabasas, Los Angeles.
Scott Disick joined his ex-girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian at the meal, along with their three children, Mason, Penelope and Reign. He was not the only former partner invited to the meal, as Khloé Kardashian's ex-husband Lamar Odom also attended the gathering.
You know it's been a good night when you've finished your family dinner and you realize Elsa's
Actress Nicky Whelan is engaged to former NFL footballer Kerry Rhodes. The 34-year-old – best known for her role as Pepper Steigner in Australian soap Neighbours – confirmed her happy news on Valentine's Day, sharing a photo of the couple on Instagram and Twitter, her beautiful engagement ring clearly visible. "He's the one #engaged," she wrote alongside.
Speaking to People about the moment Kerry popped the question, the bride-to-be revealed: "I walked into our lounge Friday evening, and he was on his knee with a beautiful box in his hands.
He's the one ... #engaged @kerryrhodes 💍
A photo posted by
The Queen was given a special honour when she visited the construction site of the new Crossrail service at Bond Street on Tuesday morning. Her Majesty unveiled a plaque that revealed the new route across London will be called the Elizabeth Line in her honour, and will feature a bold purple colour scheme.
The 89-year-old was perfectly colour co-ordinated for the occasion, wearing a purple coat and matching hat for a tour of the work being carried out at Bond Street station. She was joined by Transport Secretary Patrick McCloughlin and Mayor Boris Johnson, who came up with the idea
Declan Donnelly has spoken out about the mystery of his missing wedding ring. The 40-year-old star caused a bit of a stir on Twitter at the weekend, when eagle-eyed viewers noticed he wasn't wearing his wedding band while presenting Saturday Night Takeaway. But there was "nothing sinister" in it – he had simply forgotten to put it on.
Speaking to the Mirror, Dec confessed: "I didn't realise until afterwards when someone said there's a bit of a thing online. I left it upstairs in the dressing room – I didn't think anyone would notice. It's only a tiny thing."
There's no doubt that boxer braids are a major hair trend this season – Kim Kardashian has been rocking the look since the beginning of the year, while supermodel Karlie Kloss turned heads with the style at the Topshop show during London Fashion Week.
However, you don't need an A-lister's beauty team to get the look – it's surprisingly easy to recreate the striking 'do. We take a look at how to master the boxer braids trend with a handy step-by-step guide – scroll below for the full tutorial…
CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY
Kim Kardashian has repeatedly turned heads with her gorgeous
It's common to become disorientated after surgery, but one young woman named Emma found herself seriously confused when she woke up convinced she was Kylie Jenner. She had undergone a wisdom tooth operation under anaesthetic and woke with swollen lips similar to Kylie's famous plumped up pout.
SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO
Speaking to her mum about the discovery, Emma appears distressed and tells her: "I'm related to Kim Kardashian. I'm Kylie Jenner… I just found out I'm Kylie Jenner coz you didn't tell me."
CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY
This young woman woke from surgery convinced she was Kylie Jenner
Emma is still lying
Lena Dunham has joined a host of female stars who have spoken out in support of Kesha following a judge's ruling denying her a preliminary injection against producer Dr Luke, the man she has accused of "sexual and drug related assault".
In her Lenny Letter newsletter on Tuesday, Lena published an essay titled 'Why Kesha's Case Is About More Than Kesha', which begins: "When I saw the outcome of Kesha's court case last Friday I felt sick."
Lena Dunham has penned a powerful essay in support of Kesha
After outlining the details of the case, Lena continues: "To be clear, Kesha's case
It's taken six months to complete, but Adam Levine finally got to show off his new tattoo on Monday. The 36-year-old singer was clearly excited about the new inking, immediately taking to Instagram to share a snap of the nautical-themed design.
A photo posted by Adam Levine (@adamlevine) on Feb 22, 2016 at 4:05pm PST
Adam Levine showed off his new tattoo
"6 months in the making. Thanks @bryanrandolph for absolutely blowing my mind with this one! Woooo hooooo!!!!," he wrote alongside a snap of his new body art, shared with his 5.5 million followers.
The eye-catching tattoo, which covers the Maroon
Phil Collins and his ex-wife Orianne may have gone through a £25million divorce just a few years ago, but she says that against all odds they are planning to tie the knot again following their reconciliation.
The couple rekindled their relationship last year, and Orianne says they are "determined" to marry again, this time with their two sons Matthew and Nicholas present.
CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY
Orianne says she and Phil are planning to marry again
Speaking to Swiss newspaper SonntagsBlick, she said: "I call Phil now again as my husband. We are so close that it makes no difference whether we
From her time on Strictly Come Dancing, Kristina Rihanoff is used to spending hours on the dancefloor, but this year will be different as she has quit the show and is preparing to welcome her first baby. Her pregnancy hasn't stopped the Russian beauty from working up a sweat though. She's set to host a ballroom dance break at Champneys Tring Health Spa in April, for both amateurs and experienced dance enthusiasts alike.
Speaking exclusively to HELLO! Online, Kristina opened up about her pregnancy, her upcoming Champneys weekend and a possible return to Strictly in the future.
"It's an absolutely fantastic
Chris Crocker was catapulted into the spotlight in 2007 after making a YouTube video in which he defended Britney Spears for her MTV Video Music Awards performance. The bleached blonde teen from East Tennessee uploaded the four-minute clip and it immediately went viral, receiving over 50 million views.
Fast-forward nine years and Chris is a changed man in physical appearance. His photos on Instagram show a toned and musclier dreamboat, with bulging biceps and perfectly coiffed hair.
Late night thoughts.
A photo posted by Chris Crocker (@itschriscrocker) on Feb 22, 2016 at 1:24am PST
Chris Crocker found fame after his 'Leave Britney
Alanna Masterson is just like any first-time
mom, except she slays zombies for a living. The 27-year-old actress stars as
in AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead, which she joined back
in season four. Now with the show in its sixth season, Alanna tells
can relate to her character. "I’m a super, super optimistic person,"
she says. "I love that [Tara] is always optimistic, and I think that she
is always trying to make the best of every situation even though she’s got a
lot of layers to her."
Photo: Getty Images
Facing the apocalypse on the hit show, and playing a character who
The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) and British royal aides have come to Prince William's defense after he was criticized for only attending two royal engagements so far this year in addition to his a part-time job as a helicopter pilot.The Duke of Cambridge has come under scrutiny for what some have regarded as his reluctance to take on more official duties. William averages 80 hours per month – or 20 hours per week – as a pilot. He takes part in a four days on, four days off rotation, which averages 8.5 hours per shift.Palace sources claimed that
When it comes to fashion, Queen Letizia has it covered! The stylish royal, who loves to recycle her outfits (just like Kate Middleton!) was seen wearing her favorite embroidered jacket from Zara for the third time during a visit to Nino Jesus Children's Hospital in Spain.CLICK HERE FOR FULL GALLERY
Letizia recycled one of her fave Zara pieces this week for a hospital visit Photo: Getty ImagesThe 43-year-old Queen – who is known for her love of jeans, leather jackets and hipster hotspots – seems to truly adore the trendy jacket. Letizia wore it for the first time in November