• Discover the perfect budget hen party destinations for every bride-to-be

    More and more brides are opting to go abroad for their hen parties than ever before, celebrating their imminent nuptials in sun-soaked locations such as Marbella, Ibiza and as far afield as Dubai. However there are many other hen do destinations that not only offer a different experience for every bride-to-be, but are also more affordable too, meaning hens and their friends can get more for their money and enjoy the trip of a lifetime. The travel experts at Holiday Gems have rounded up six of the best budget hen do destinations that offer something for everyone... GALLERY: Alternative hen

  • When royal families take us inside their homes – see the photos

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have pal Usain Bolt's stamp of approval

    Despite 'losing' to Prince Harry, for Usain Bolt, a forever friendship was formed on the track field back in 2012. "He's really cool. He's a really nice guy," the retired Olympian told HELLO! at the G.H. Mumm Champagne Kentucky Derby celebration in NYC on May 6. "I really enjoy hanging out with him. Every now and then we see each other because we travel around so I see him sometimes." Harry, who first met the Jamaican sprinter during his first royal tour of the Caribbean, returned to the island most recently in March for his friend Tom 'Skippy' Inskip's

  • Luisana Lopilato shares first family photo since son's cancer battle

    Luisana Lopilato took to Instagram on Monday to share a sweet family photo with her fans. The image, which was taken during a day out at the beach, shows the mum-of-two giggling as her 15-month-old son Elias throws sand at her. Next to the picture, Michael Buble's wife wrote in Spanish: "While he throws sand at me, I enjoy his laughter", along with the hashtags #familyfirst #laughagain #mamasboy. The sweet snapshot comes after Luisana and Michael confirmed that their eldest son, three-year-old Noah, is now in recovery following his liver cancer diagnosis. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Luisana Lopilato has shared a

  • Barack Obama receives prestigious honour from John F. Kennedy's handsome grandson Jack

    Barack Obama beamed with pride as he accepted the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award during a ceremony in Boston on Sunday. John F. Kennedy's daughter Caroline and only grandson Jack Schlossberg were on hand to present the honour to the former US president. Jack, who graduated from Yale in 2015, couldn't help but sing Barack's praises, telling the audience how much of an impact both his grandfather and Barack have had on his life. JFK's grandson Jack, told the crowd how his grandfather and Barack impacted his life "My life changed in 2008 because a young candidate was

  • Tiffany Trump is heading to Washington D.C. to study law

    Another member of the Trump family is heading to Washington D.C.! President Donald Trump and his ex-wife Marla Maples's daughter, Tiffany Trump, will be attending law school at Georgetown University in the fall. The 23-year-old's half-brother, Eric Trump, who earned his bachelor's degree in finance and management from the prestigious university in 2006, expressed his joy over his sister's acceptance. Eric told DailyMail.com, "I am so proud of Tiffany. Georgetown University is a truly amazing school and she is going to love her time in Washington D.C." The first daughter will be attending law school in D.C. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images Tiffany graduated last May

  • Jennifer Lopez opens up about Met Gala night with Alex Rodriguez

    Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's night at the 2017 Met Gala was filled with dancing. The Shades of Blue star opened up during her appearance on Monday's Today Show about fashion's biggest night, where she and her beau made their red carpet debut as a couple. "We had a great time that night," the 47-year-old said. "We had an amazing time. We went in, we danced. It was awesome." After spilling the details from their night on the town, Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie wanted to know all about the MLB star's moves. "He's a good dancer," the Aint Your Mama

  • Jimmy Kimmel slams critics after heartbreaking speech about baby son's heart disease

    US chat show host Jimmy Kimmel has hit back at critics a week after making an emotional speech about his baby son Billy's heart disease. According to the dad-of-four, he received criticism for speaking about the need to improve healthcare for children in the US. In his follow-up speech, he sarcastically apologised to the children of America for suggesting that they should be given the best care possible regardless of insurance, joking: "It was insensitive. It was offensive, and I hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me." READ: Jimmy Kimmel shares rare family picture after revealing newborn

  • EastEnders star Danny Dyer returns as Mick Carter – see the first photos

    Danny Dyer is set to make his return to EastEnders this week. Ahead of his highly-anticipated comeback on Friday, new photos have been released from his first scenes back on the BBC soap. The pictures show the pub landlord sat in the kitchen of the Queen Vic looking at documents, seemingly unaware that his mum Shirley (Linda Henry) has signed away the freehold to fund repairs and save the family dog, Lady Di, forging his signature in the process. But with Mick now examining the paperwork, it seems only a matter of time until he discovers the truth. CLICK TO

  • Why the Queen and Prince Philip rarely kiss in public

    They have been married for seven decades and are always the picture of happiness whenever they step out. So why is it that the Queen and Prince Philip rarely show any signs of affection? The royal couple, who have been together for most of their adult lives, frequently refrain from embracing when at public events or royal engagements, and have only occasionally been seen sharing a tender moment.  The Queen and Prince Philip have been married for seven decades GALLERY: The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 69th wedding anniversary In 1999, Prince Philip was seen kissing the Queen's cheek during the midnight celebrations on 31 December

  • Saint looks like his sister North in new pictures shared by mum Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian has shared a rare snap of her adorable baby son, Saint West. The youngest child of Kim and Kanye West looked simply adorable dressed in blue Adidas shorts and a white vest top as he looked away from the camera, and fans were quite to point out the similarities between him and his big sister, North. READ: Kim Kardashian met with mixed reaction after saying flu is an amazing diet Kim shared a snap of Saint One wrote: "He is SO cute! He is the spitting image of North. You have made such beautiful, amazing children," while another added: "Oh wow!

  • What is coeliac disease and how to treat the symptoms

    Coeliac disease affects one in 100 people in the UK, however with only 24% of people with the condition clinically diagnosed, awareness needs to be raised of the signs and symptoms for people to look out for. Learn more about the condition this Coeliac Awareness Week (8-14 May) with our guide to coeliac disease and how it differs to gluten intolerance. What is coeliac disease? Contrary to popular belief, coeliac disease is not a food allergy or intolerance, but is actually an autoimmune disease caused by a reaction to gluten. It means that damage occurs to the gut lining on eating gluten

  • Celine Dion to perform My Heart Will Go On at the Billboard Music Awards for Titanic's 20th anniversary

    To celebrate 20 years since the smash hit film Titanic was released, Celine Dion has announced plans to sing the film's iconic anthem song My Heart Will Go On at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Speaking about the song, which won an Oscar and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Celine said: "This song means a lot to me, and it has played such a huge role in my career. I'm so grateful to the late James Horner, and to Will Jennings, for writing it and creating the opportunity for me to be part of Titanic, an amazing

  • Women 'more at risk of depression and panic attacks than men'

    Women are more prone to panic attacks and depression than men, new research indicates. In a study by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), it was found that around three-quarters of women have experienced mental health problems at some point during their lives, with 70 per cent reporting issues compared to 60 per cent of men. STORY: Selena Gomez seeks treatment for her emotional health Over 2,000 people in England, Scotland and Wales took part in the survey, conducted with the help of research institute NatCen, and it was found that almost a third of women have suffered a panic attack compared

  • Students should smell rosemary for exams success

    Want to ace your exams? Smell rosemary. Yes, new research has found that getting a whiff of the herb can help children's recall. The latest study follows on from previous research that concluded rosemary can help boost adult's memories. A team from Northumbria University recruited 40 ten and 11-year-olds for their analysis and asked the group to take part in a class based on different mental tasks. The school kids were put into different rooms; one that had rosemary oil diffused in it for 10 minutes and one with no scent. RELATED: See all of our parenting news here Rosemary can

  • Strictly Come Dancing: new judge announced!

    The BBC has finally revealed who will be replacing Len Goodman on Strictly Come Dancing. On Tuesday it was announced that Shirley Ballas will be joining the judging panel for the 2017 series. The experienced ballroom dancer was considered one of the outsiders to take on the position, with many fans assuming the role would go to a former Strictly dancer. But Shirley, 56, is said to have impressed BBC bosses with her vast experience as a dance coach and her work on hit US show Dancing With The Stars. What's more, she will also be taking on Len's

  • Caffeine-rich beauty products to try

    Coffee is many people's first port of call in the morning to prep them for the day. But caffeine isn't just to drink – there are a host of beauty products that contain the circulation-boosting ingredient on the market. We run through our favourites. Bean Body have based their entire company on caffeine, with products for face and body all made with the humble coffee bean. Caffeine is packed with circulation-boosting properties “Coffee scrubs help to reduce the appearance of cellulite, eczema, stretch marks, age spots, varicose veins and psoriasis – so are the perfect product for a variety of different

  • Singer Mya launches 14-day vegan and vegetarian challenge

    Vegan singer Mya has launched a 14-day challenge to encourage fans to join her and ditch meat. The Fallen singer announced her mission on Instagram on Monday and she is hoping her fans will take the challenge and stick with it, as she did in 2014. She has been what she described as a "hardcore vegan" ever since. STORY: 10 things you need to know about going vegan She writes: "Join me for the #14Day #RawVegan #Vegan or #Vegetarian #Challenge TODAY MAY 8 - MAY 21, 2017!! At the end of each quarter, I'll be treating the winner to a day of #vegan

  • Duncan Bannatyne's fiancée Nigora Whitehorn celebrates hen party in style: see pictures

    They are set to exchange weddings vows next month, and with the big day just around the corner, Duncan Bannatyne and Nigora Whitehorn have been making the most of their last days of singlehood. Nigora, 36, has been celebrating her hen party with a large group of girlfriends in Monaco, while the Dragons Den panellist has been relaxing in Portugal.   Kissing the single life goodbye 💋💋💋#besthenpartyever #missingyoualready😢 #myloves #thankyou for the best weekend ever! Something to remember ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ @ukolga4u2 @lilyafrance @sevara.uk @surayosh A post shared by Suleymanova Nigora (@wnigora) on May 7, 2017 at 3:29pm PDT Taking to her social media sites

  • Martine McCutcheon shows off chic bob on Instagram

    Martine McCutcheon has gone for the chop! The Love Actually star, who is known for her trademark long brunette locks, has showed off a chic new 'do on Instagram. Posting a selfie from bed, Martine said she felt "cuter" and "light" but reassured fans that her extensions would probably be making a return in the near future. She wrote: "Off to bed with my new short little bob... for those of you who said you love it long - no doubt the extensions will be back in at some point! But it's lovely to feel cuter and light and

  • Five murder mystery documentaries to try this month

    True-crime documentaries like Making a Murderer or the podcast Serial have never been more popular. Whether  watching with fascination or dismay, viewers love investigating mysteries and formulating theories from the comfort their own home. With the popularity of true-crime soaring, a huge selection of TV series, films and podcasts that look at crimes are becoming available – but which one should you try next? Check out the top five documentaries and podcasts you should try this month… The Keepers – Available on Netflix from 19 May The Keepers promises to be the latest Netflix craze. The seven-part documentary centres on the unsolved murder of

  • Mary Berry reveals meeting the Queen is the 'greatest memory' of her career

    Mary Berry has opened up about meeting the Queen and Prince Philip, describing it as the "greatest memory" of her career. The former Great British Bake Off judge talked about the experience in an address at Cambridge University's Student Union on Monday evening, telling the gathered students: "The greatest memory I had was to go to the Palace. I had a phone call saying the Queen would like me to go to the Palace for dinner. They gave me a date but I couldn't make it… so they gave me another date." According to The Tab, Mary was also posed with

  • Harry Styles secretly dating Naked Diet chef Tess Ward

    Has Harry Styles found the recipe for lasting love? The 23-year-old singer is said to have started a new romance with food blogger Tess Ward after being introduced to her through mutual friends. According to the Sun, Harry and 27-year-old Tess have enjoyed a string of dates, with an insider revealing: "As soon as Harry met Tess there was an instant spark between them. They really bonded over their mutual love of quirky fashion and food – and things turned romantic quickly." The source added: "This really seems different to Harry's past relationships as Harry genuinely is besotted with Tess

  • Recipe: Crab and avocado stack

    Imogen Krupski, chef and director of Capital Cooking, demonstrates culinary skills with this impressive dish that makes an ideal healthy and tasty starter for two. Ingredients: 175g fresh white hand-picked crab meat 2 tsp mayonnaise ripe avocado MORE: See all of our tasty recipes here zest and juice of 1 lime a handful of finely chopped chives 1/4 red chilli, finely chopped 1 tbsp cream cheese, lightly whipped to loosen sea salt and freshly ground pepper a couple of handful of baby spinach leaves, washed handful of micro herbs 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 banana shallot, peeled and finely diced Method: Put the white crab meat into a bowl and pick over for any pieces of

  • TOWIE's James 'Arg' Argent looks incredible after weight loss

    James 'Arg' Argent looks simply incredible after losing weight while spending ten weeks in a rehab in Thailand. Fans of the reality show star were quick to praise him, and spoke about how healthy he looked. One wrote: "You look good. You looked decent before but now you look happy from the inside out. Well done!" Another added: "You are looking so healthy, good for you." James looks almost unrecognisable after losing weight Arg thanked his friends, family and supporters following his return from rehab. Posting a photo of himself with his friend Jon, he captioned: "@jbclark_ got me out of

  • Jamie Oliver says Jools' love of the Kardashians has left him 'damaged'

    Jamie Oliver has joked that falling asleep to the sound of Keeping Up With The Kardashians has "damaged" him. During an appearance on Australian radio show Fitzy &Wippa on Nova FM this week, the celebrity chef opened up about his happy home life with Jools and their five children – and also shared one of his wife's more annoying habits. "We're completely different sleepers," he admitted. "I think there's quite a few women like her. Basically our wallpaper, our kind of melodic tone that set us off – well, not us, her! – is the Kardashians. I think I subliminally go

  • Get the look: Perfect Parisian beauty

    Brigitte Bardot, Lea Seydoux and Marion Cotillard; what do they all have in common? They're French – and gorgeous at that! We're such big fans of how Parisian women go about beauty and make-up in such a fresh and clean way that we've rounded up some must-follow tips to achieve the same look. Marion Cotillard works a fabulous bold lip Prep your skin To pull of Parisian beauty you need to start by making sure your base is the best it can be. Cleanse, moisturise and add the occasional face mask into your routine, and make sure you use a regular eye

  • Eurovision Song Contest: Everything you need to know about UK's entry Lucie Jones

    Lucie Jones has been selected as the lucky candidate to represent the United Kingdom at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. The former X Factor hopeful will fly the flag for Britain at the European music festival event, performing a track called Never Give Up on You at the event in Kiev, Ukraine. And with the semi-finals just around the corner, here are the facts you need to know about UK entry, Lucie Jones: 1. The 26-year-old singer comes from Pentyrch, a village in Cardiff. 2. Lucie appeared on The X Factor in 2009, where she made it into the live shows.

  • How to spot signs of skin cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with at least 100,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to the British Skin Foundation. There are three types of skin cancer; malignant melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC), which are both commonly identified as non-melanoma skin cancer. Find out how to spot the signs of possible skin cancer and the recommended treatment below… What is a melanoma? Melanoma is the less common type of skin cancer but can be more dangerous, as it may spread to other parts of the body if not treated. STORY: How

  • Pippa Middleton's rumoured florists Lavender Green Flowers reveal wedding trends

    With regular visits to their Fulham-based store, Pippa Middleton has sparked endless rumours that she has chosen Lavender Green Flowers for her big day. Speculation reached fever pitch when the florists' van was pictured dropping off a delivery at Pippa's home last weekend, just two weeks before her wedding to James Matthews. Pippa's wedding: everything you need to know It wouldn't come as a surprise, then, if Pippa did walk down the aisle with a bouquet made by Lavender Green Flowers. The company, run by managing director Sue Barnes, has over 25 years' experience decorating weddings and is recognised as one

  • New Girl's Zooey Deschanel welcomes second child - see the animal-inspired name

    Big congratulations to Zooey Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik, who have welcomed their second child together. The couple are now proud parents to a little boy, who has been named Charlie Wolf Pechenik, a rep for the New Girl star confirmed to HELLO! adding: "Zooey, Jacob and their daughter Elsie are overjoyed to welcome the newest member of their family." A separate source revealed to People that the baby boy was born in LA last week. Charlie is a younger brother to the couple's first child Elsie Otter, who was born in July 2015. Zooey Deschanel and husband Jacob Pechenik

  • Diane Lane reveals she almost landed Julia Robert's part in Pretty Woman

    It was the film which turned Julia Roberts into a household name overnight. However, Diane Lane previously revealed she was originally tipped to play the role of Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman but was forced to turn it down due to "conflicting schedules". During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, the 52-year-old confessed the role was highly popular and that "every actress in town" auditioned for it.   "Everybody in town went for that role. At that time - as I've said on other shows – it's true, it was a very different [film]," she explained. "It kind

  • Emmerdale sets record straight on Gillian Kearney aka Emma Barton's dramatic exit

    Emmerdale fans will soon see the last of Gillian Kearney, who plays soap baddie Emma Barton. Her character is set to make a dramatic exit from the ITV show later this year when her contract comes to an end. An Emmerdale spokesperson revealed that Gillian, 45, was due to leave in May but she agreed to stay on to play out her final storyline. "Gillian Kearney was intending to leave Emmerdale in May 2017," the spokesperson told RadioTimes.com. "We asked her to extend her contract to play the last chapter of Emma Barton's story. Gillian was happy to stay with

  • Nicole Kidman reveals surprise on the 'overnight' success of Big Little Lies

    Nicole Kidman has admitted she was surprised with the positive reaction to her new drama, Big Little Lies. Appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday, the 49-year-old praised her co-star Reese Witherspoon, who also produced the HBO series alongside her. "It was an amazing thing to get that show filmed," she explained. "Reese Witherspoon and I produced this and managed to get the show made. It was a huge success. That's when women who choose to combine their power, they can get things done."   The Hollywood actress, who plays retired lawyer Celeste Wright in the gritty show, went on

  • Joanna Lumley says Idris Elba should not play James Bond: 'He doesn't fit the description'

    Joanna Lumley has claimed Hollywood star Idris Elba should not play the role of James Bond because he doesn't fit the character described in Ian Fleming's popular books. The 71-year-old actress, who had a cameo as an Angel of Death in Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service, was quizzed on who should take over from Daniel Craig as 007. She told Radio Times: "Idris Elba is stunning but I don't think he is right for Bond, who is quite clearly described in the book. I'm colour-blind when it comes to acting, but Idris Elba is just a zonking

  • HELLO! Exclusive: Ruth Langsford on being a community minded local, baking and doing the school run

    While most of us are used to seeing Ruth Langsford on the This Morning sofa or having a good gossip with her Loose Women friends on the TV, behind her showbiz persona, Eamonn Holmes’ wife is a down-to-earth mum who’s just as likely to be found dashing around her hometown of Weybridge in her gym kit as she is tasting cakes at her local village event. The 57-year-old TV personality opted to live away from the bright lights of London 12 years ago when she and Eamonn became parents to their now 14-year-old son Jack, and the pair have fully immersed

  • Victoria Beckham is treated to the sweetest wake up call by Harper

    Victoria Beckham is one lucky mum. The former Spice Girl felt the love this morning from her adorable five-year-old daughter Harper, who left her a handmade gift to wake up to with her coffee. The mother-of-four took to Instagram to share a snapshot of the sweet gesture with her fans, showcasing the handmade card titled: "I love you so much mummy," – aww! The doting mum-of-four captioned the photo: "Feeling loved this morning," accompanied by a trio of love heart emojis. Harper is the much longed for daughter of Victoria and her husband David, and is doted on by her adoring

  • Harry and Izzy Judd’s little girl practices big sister duties in adorable photo

    Harry Judd and his wife Izzy are expecting their second baby, having announced the happy news in a series of sweet Instagram photos last month, showing their young daughter Lola, 14 months, replicating her mum's pregnancy pose and pointing at her stomach. And it seems that the adorable little girl is taking her future role very seriously. This week, her doting mum posted a cute photograph showing her pushing a dolls pram down the road, captioned: "#Bigsistertobe." Fans of the family were fast to comment on the picture, with one writing: "Aww she’s so gorgeous," while another compared their growing brood

  • Lisa Riley speaks out about cosmetic surgery addiction following 11 stone weight loss

    Lisa Riley is one inspiring lady! The 40-year-old has been on an incredible personal journey over the last few years, which has seen her lose 11 stone after she completely changed her lifestyle and eating habits. After being left with excess skin as a result, she took the brave decision to go under the knife back in March, and is about to have a second round of cosmetic surgery in three months time, which will take her down to a size 10. However, the TV star has promised herself not to get addicted, telling Best magazine: "You have to

  • Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia take stage at first World Anti-Bullying Forum

    Princess Sofia of Sweden had her growing baby bump on display as she stepped out for the opening of the First World Anti-Bullying Forum on Monday, May 8 in Solna. The expectant royal looked spring ready wearing a floral crochet dress by "& Other Stories" as she took the stage alongside her husband, Prince Carl Philip, at the convention. The couple, who are parents to one-year-old son Prince Alexander, have been open about their own experiences with cyber bullying in the past and noted during the forum that it is “every parent’s fear that their child will be bullied.”CLICK