• Sweat it out in time for summer! New fitness classes to get you holiday ready

    Summer starts now! Virgin Active is giving members the chance to get in tip-top shape ahead of the holiday season, both physically and holistically. With a selection of energy-fuelled classes, everyone will get the chance to sweat it out and rediscover fun ways to make sure you reach your desired goal. These classes will help motivate you and will also give you the time to de-stress by calming both body and mind - all throughout May! Here's some of the exciting classes you can try out: For those wanting to feel the burn: 1. HEAT One hour of high energy athletic training, a

  • Ariana Grande concert explosion: at least 22 dead in suspected terror attack

    At least 22 people have been killed and a further 59 injured in an explosion that went off during Ariana Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena. Police have confirmed that the incident is being treated as a terrorist attack. Children and teenagers are feared to be among the victims due to the pop star’s young fan demographic. Video taken at the scene shows thousands desperately fleeing the arena after an explosion in the venue’s foyer shortly after 10.30pm on Monday night. Eyewitnesses outside the arena say a loud blast was heard after Grande had finished her set and left the stage.

  • Anton Du Beke has secretly married!

    Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke has married his long-term partner Hannah Summers. The couple, who have been together since 2007, recently decided to tie the knot, following the birth of their twins in March. Reports of a possible wedding emerged on Monday when Hannah was spotted wearing an engagement ring and a wedding band while attending the Chelsea Flower Show with Anton. The 50-year-old dancer had previously hinted that marriage could be on the cards. Asked about his other half, he told the Mirror: "She's just perfect. I love her above all things. Will we marry? Maybe next

  • James Corden and David Beckham lead celebrity tributes to Manchester terror victims

    James Corden has paid a heartfelt tribute to the city of Manchester following Monday's shocking terror attack. David Beckham, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are among those who have also sent public messages of support following the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert, in which 22 people lost their lives and 59 were wounded. Speaking on The Late Late Show, James said: "It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news that attacks like this can happen, but especially when there will be so many children at this concert tonight. James Corden paid a heartfelt tribute to Manchester

  • Manchester attack: all of the emergency details

    Following the horrific terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night, a list of emergency contact numbers, Twitter hashtags and Facebook links is being circulated to help anyone in need following the tragic incident. Celebrities including Holly Willoughby and Kelly Holmes as well as Greater Manchester police have shared the numbers to encourage people to reach out if they need help. READ: Ariana Grande concert explosion: at least 22 dead in suspected terror attack A list of emergency numbers has been circulated The list of contacts includes an emergency helpline and contact numbers for a Holiday Inn

  • How to give blood and who can donate

    Following on from the Manchester attack on Monday, many people across the UK have been keen to do what they can to help by donating blood to help those in need. The NHS blood service has said that they have all the blood required for hospital patients at this time, however have encouraged new donors to register and existing donors to book new appointments in order to maintain the stocks needed to save lives of patients in need across the UK. If you're keen to sign up as a donor, here's a guide to blood donation in the UK. Who

  • Susanna Reid in tears at mother's plea to find daughter following Manchester attack

    Susanna Reid was reduced to tears on Tuesday's Good Morning Britain as she and co-host Piers Morgan discussed the horrific terror attack in Manchester. The pair had been speaking to distraught mother Charlotte Campbell, who is desperately searching for her 15-year-old daughter Olivia in the wake of the explosion, which took place at an Ariana Grande concert. She has not heard from the teenager since the attack and was begging for her daughter, or anyone who might know her whereabouts, to get in touch. Following the heart-breaking phone interview, both Susanna and Piers struggled to contain their emotions. CLICK TO

  • Lee Ryan will return to EastEnders after signing new contract

    Lee Ryan is set to reprise his role as troublemaking barman Woody on EastEnders later this year, it has been confirmed. The Blue singer, who left the BBC soap last week, has signed a year-long contract after impressing show bosses and viewers alike. Speaking of his return, Lee said in a statement: "I am delighted that EastEnders have asked me to come back. It was a dream come true when I landed the role, so I am thrilled that this has now turned into something much bigger." Lee Ryan will return to EastEnders after signing new contract STORY: EastEnders announces arrival of

  • Zack Snyder steps down from directing Justice League following death of daughter

    Zack Snyder, who is best known for directing Watchmen and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, has stepped down from directing DC Comics latest blockbuster Justice League following the tragic death of his daughter, Autumn, who committed suicide in March. She was 20. In memoriam: Stars we've lost in 2017 The director and his wife Deborah Snyder, who is a producer on the film, are both taking a break to mourn, and Zack spoke about his decision to step down during an interview with Hollywood Reporter. "In my mind, I thought it was a cathartic thing to go back to work,

  • Ariana Grande issues heartbreaking statement following terror attack

    Ariana Grande's team has issued a short but heartfelt statement following the terror attack at her concert in Manchester on Monday night. It comes after police confirmed that the blast has claimed the lives of 22 people, including children and teenagers, and injured 59 others. It read: "Tonight, our hearts are broken. We mourn the lives of children and loved one taken by this cowardly act. We are thankful for the selfless service tonight of Manchester's first responders… We ask all of you to hold the victims, their families, and all those affected in your hearts and prayers." Ariana Grande

  • Cheryl joins other stars as she pays heartfelt tribute to Manchester terror victims

    Cheryl has said she is "sickened and angered" by the terror attack which left several concert-goers killed and injured after Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester on Monday night. Taking to her Twitter page the following morning, the 33-year-old paid a heartfelt tribute to the families of the victims. Alongside a broken heart emoji, she wrote: "Absolutely sickened & angered by this senseless, evil attack. Thoughts are with everybody effected. Such a disturbing time we live in." 💔Absolutely sickened & angered by this senseless, evil attack. Thoughts are with everybody effected. Such a disturbing time we live in 😔 — Cheryl (@CherylOfficial)

  • Emmerdale star shares terrifying eye-witness account of Manchester Arena attack

    Emmerdale star Isabel Hodgins has revealed that she was caught up in the Manchester Arena explosions and shared an eye-witness account of the shock and confusion that happened after the attack. The actress, who plays Victoria Sugden in the ITV soap, was leaving the Ariana Grande concert when loud bangs were heard. STORY: Manchester Attack - all of the emergency details Speaking to Sky News after leaving the venue, Isabel explained what had happened, saying: "The concert had just finished and we were all leaving and then there was a big bang to our left. Everybody ran away from that immediate

  • How to: Get Gisele Bundchen’s chic ponytail

    Gisele Bundchen is known for her ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend. But one hairstyle the Brazilian model falls back on time and time again is the tousled ponytail, a look which she rocked at the recent Met Gala in New York. Head of Creative at ego Professional, Kala Kilshaw, explains that Gisele's signature look is fairly simple to pull off with just a little preparation... Gisele knows how to rock an ultra-glam high ponytail She recommends spritzing a little volumising spray on the roots of damp hair and combing through, before sectioning the hair to

  • How to maintain your red hair’s vibrancy

    From Julianne Moore to Emma Stone, red hair is becoming increasingly popular thanks to Hollywood's hottest celebrities. But while fiery tresses can look fabulous, red is also the quickest colour to fade – meaning you have to look after it more. We spoke to some hair experts for their best tips on how to keep your red hair looking vibrant. Julianne Moore's red hair always looks beautifully vibrant “I'd recommend using a sulphate free shampoo, as these are gentler than your average shampoo and less likely to strip the hair,” Anya Dellicompagni, Francesco Group's Director of Hairdressing, told Cover Media. Tigi

  • Warm Jersey Royal and seaweed salad recipe

    Put a new spin on the typical salad with this warm salad that uses south-east Asian flavours to combine the delicious Jersey Royal potatoes with seaweed. Serves: 2 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10-15 minutes MORE: See all of our recipes here Ingredients: 225g Jersey Royal potatoes 1 tbsp rice vinegar 2 eggs 125g shredded, cooked roast duck or chicken meat 1 pak choi, cut in strips 1 large carrot, cut in julienne strips 1 red chilli, thinly sliced (leave the seeds in if you like it hot) For the seaweed salad: 15g dried mixed seaweed (see tip) 2 tsp white miso 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp mirin 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp lemon or

  • Beauty trend: Winged eyeliner

    Winged eyeliner has been an enduring trend when it comes to red carpet beauty looks. Yet at the recent Met Gala, stars such as Candice Swanepoel and Lily-Rose Depp managed to step up the classic cat eye a notch, by opting for an even bolder version. Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel rocks a winged eyeliner look When it comes to achieving this graphic look, Lord & Berry make-up artist Abbi-Rose Crooks, suggests using an inky black felt tip liner such as Lord & Berry's Perfecto, as pencil is more likely to smudge. “Apply the outer flick first, follow the shape of

  • The Queen pays tribute to victims of Manchester terror attack

    The Queen has honoured the victims of the terror attack in Manchester. In a statement released by Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, the monarch said: "The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester last night of so many people, adults and children, who had just been enjoying a concert. I know I speak for everyone in expressing my deepest sympathy to all who have been affected by this dreadful event and especially to the families and friends of those who have died or were injured.  "I want to thank all the members of the emergency services,

  • Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield's This Morning show cancelled following Manchester terror attack

    This Morning was cancelled on Tuesday following the horrific terror attack in Manchester. TV stars Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were due to present the morning daytime show as usual, reporting on the latest news from the bombing, but at the last minute, the show was taken off-air. An official tweet from the programme read: "Throughout today's #ThisMorning with @Schofe and @hollywills we'll be bringing you the latest on the Manchester terror attack - from 10:30." However, a second post followed, confirming: "We're sorry but we've just been told we're not going on air. @ITVNews have developments from Manchester

  • Coronation Street actresses share shock after Manchester terror attack: 'This is a very rare happening'

    Coronation Street actress Sally Dynevor broke down in tears as she discussed the terror attack which left 22 concert-goers killed and 59 injured after Ariana Grande's Manchester concert. Joined by co-star Connie Hyde on Tuesday's Good Morning Britain, the stars revealed they were "in complete shock" following the devastating incident which happened at Manchester Arena on Monday night. An emotional Sally, who plays Sally Webster in the popular ITV soap, explained how her daughter initially wanted to go see pop star Ariana. "My daughter is 13," she explained. "She would have loved to have gone to this concert, she's

  • Child Trust Funds: Your child could have £1000 in a 'lost' savings account

    Are you a parent to a child born between 2002 and 2010? If so, they could have thousands of pounds sitting forgotten in a savings account somewhere. There are estimated to be some 1.5 million forgotten Child Trust Funds in the UK; savings accounts that were launched by the Labour Government to help families save money for their children. STORY: How to register for the government's new tax-free childcare scheme While Labour were in power, parents of young children received £250 to open a Child Trust Fund account, which was topped up with a further £250 when they turned seven. This

  • Take That postpone concert following Manchester attack

    Take That have decided not to go ahead with their scheduled concert in Liverpool following the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The trio – Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald - had been due to take to the stage on Tuesday as part of their Wonderland tour, but announced on Twitter that they have postponed their show. A message posted on Take That's Twitter page confirmed: "Out of respect to all of the people and their families that were affected by the horrific incident last night at The Manchester Arena we have decided to postpone

  • Kate loves to garden with Prince George and Princess Charlotte – and is teaching them not to eat the foxgloves!

    The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed that she has just started gardening and is getting her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte involved in the hobby too. Kate, who attended the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday, said that she is also making sure her young ones don't eat the poisonous foxgloves. Speaking to BBC Radio 2 host Chris Evans, Kate said that she loved his radio show, adding: "I'm just getting into gardening with the children." The Duchess has an expansive kitchen garden at her home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk, where she grows asparagus among other vegetables. She also recently

  • Salma Hayek reduced to tears as she reveals Ariana Grande is her daughter's favourite singer after terror attack

    Salma Hayek was reduced to tears as she revealed she was struggling to deal with the terrible news from Monday night's terror attack in Manchester. During a Q&A at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday morning, the 50-year-old actress confessed she didn't get any sleep after hearing about the shocking tragedy, which left 22 people killed and 59 injured. When asked if she had any message for young girls who feel scared about the attacks, the Hollywood star simply shook her head in disbelief. STORY: The Queen pays tribute to victims of Manchester terror attack "No, because I'm not sure

  • Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89

    Sir Roger Moore has passed away at the age of 89, his family has announced. His three children, Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian, confirmed the news on Twitter, posting a joint statement shared on the James Bond star's official account. It read: "It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father, Sir Roger Moore, has passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer. The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Sir Roger Moore pictured with

  • Zoe Ball posts final heartbreaking photo of late boyfriend Billy Yates

    Zoe Ball has shared a poignant photograph of her late boyfriend Billy Yates. The Strictly It Takes Two star uploaded the image on Tuesday, one day after saying her final goodbyes to Billy at a private funeral ceremony. Zoe, 46, and Billy, who worked as a BBC cameraman on The Antiques Roadshow, were together for around six months before his untimely death earlier this month. The image shows Billy lying in the sun, with his eyes closed and a smile on his face. Alongside the photo, heartbroken Zoe wrote: "Goodnight my beautiful Boy. I'll be loving you always." CLICK TO VIEW

  • Reese Witherspoon visits old dorm room, gives new tenant a surprise!

    Reese Witherspoon gave an unsuspecting student quite the surprise after making a visit to her old dorm room! The star, who attended Stanford University, revisited the prestigious school and shared a snap of herself with her old room's new tenant with her 9.9 million Instagram followers. Captioning the sweet snap, she wrote: "Surprise! While re-visiting @Stanford, I popped by my old dorm room.... and met its newest tenant, Caitlyn! She was so nice; she even welcomed me in! #LoveSurprises #Stanford #FearTheTree." READ: Reese Witherspoon on motherhood: 'We're all trying to be the best parents we can be' Fans were quick to

  • How to: Cheat your way to Hollywood skin

    As social media-savvy celebrities can attest, a facial mask is a convenient and time-saving method to pamper your skin without the hefty cost of a facial. Whether it's the traditional cream or a mum-style serum-soaked sheet variety, making time once a week for a relaxing pamper session could see you gain Hollywood skin in as little as fifteen minutes. While sheet masks, which are packed full of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals are extremely popular, do keep in mind that they're not designed to replace traditional masks and they won't exfoliate or cleanse deeply. And those with acne-prone skin should

  • The surprising way you could be ruining the taste of your champagne and prosecco

    Although champagne tastes best served chilled, storing your bubbly in the fridge for too long could ruin its flavour, according to experts. Marie-Christine Osselin, the wine quality manager at Moët & Chandon, said that rather than preserving its fizz, storing your champagne in the fridge could actually be spoiling its taste – and the same applies to bottles of prosecco, cava and sparkling wine. STORY: Which country produces the best sparkling wine? We put six classics to the test… The wine expert says that if you're planning to drink your bubbly within a few days then it is fine to store in

  • Celebrities pay tribute to Roger Moore after beloved James Bond star passes away

    Tributes are pouring in for Sir Roger Moore after the James Bond star's family revealed he has passed away, aged 89, after a "short but brave" battle with cancer. Sir Roger's good friend Michael Ball took to his Twitter page on Tuesday to pay his respects after learning the news. He tweeted: "My dearest uncle Roger has passed on. What a sad, sad day this is. Loved the bones of him. Generous, funny, beautiful and kind." Roger Moore, the longest-serving James Bond actor, has died aged 89 STORY: Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89 Russell Crowe also expressed his sadness, writing: "Roger Moore ,

  • Prince William releases statement on Manchester terror attack

    Prince William has released a statement on the horrific terror attack in Manchester on Monday night. Speaking for himself, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, the second-in-line to the throne said that they were "shocked and saddened" by the tragic incident. READ: James Corden and David Beckham lead celebrity tributes to Manchester terror victims In a statement released by Kensington Palace, William said: "Like everyone, Catherine, Harry and I are left shocked and saddened by the tragedy that unfolded in Manchester overnight. Hundreds of friends, parents, children, and partners are confronting unimaginable grief today, and we send our thoughts to them all.

  • Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar steal the show while meeting Swedish National Ice Hockey team

    Princess Estelle of Sweden was simply adorable while meeting the Swedish National Ice Hockey Team with her parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, her uncle Prince Carl Philip, and her baby brother, Prince Oscar. The Swedish royal family received the team to congratulate them on winning the World Championship. The team took home the gold on Sunday after defeating Canada in a shootout while in Cologne, Germany, with a final score of 2-1. GALLERY: King Harald and Queen Sonja's joint 80th birthday party: See all the photos Prince Oscar looked chilled out as his sister carried him The team members looked delighted

  • Once Upon a Time star Karen David pays tribute to Manchester terror attack victim Georgina Callander

    Actress Karen David has shared a touching post paying tribute to Georgina Callander, who was tragically killed during the Manchester terror attack on Monday night. The 18-year-old was an avid fan of the hit US show Once Upon a Time - in which Karen plays Princess Jasmine - and had recently met and had photos with members of the cast. Karen shared a photo of herself hugging Georgina, writing that she was "deeply saddened" by the devastating news. READ: Cheryl joins other stars as she pays heartfelt tribute to Manchester terror victims   I'm deeply saddened to hear that this sweet, and beautiful

  • Holly Willoughby on how she deals with husband Dan Baldwin post-argument

    Although she has been blissfully married to her husband for nine years, Holly Willoughby has revealed that she and partner Dan Baldwin argue - just like any other couple! Opening up about her relationship with the TV producer, the This Morning presenter confessed that she often "needs space" following a martial dispute. "Sometimes I just need to have more of a level head, so I just go off and calm down a bit," she recently said on the ITV daytime show. "I just need that bit of space."   Beautiful times... sunshine and snow... ❄️☀️❄️☀️❄️☀️❄️☀️❄️☀️❄️☀️❄️☀️ A post shared by Holly Willoughby (@hollywilloughby)

  • The Queen holds minute's silence at palace garden party following Manchester bombing

    The Queen's garden party started on a sombre note as the monarch and her family held a minute's silence, paying their respects to the victims of the Manchester terror attack. The royals and their 8,000 guests stood in silence in the grounds of Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, as they remembered the 22 dead and 59 injured who were caught up in the Manchester bombing the night before. The Queen, 91, looked visibly affected by the tragedy as she stood in quiet contemplation and respect outside the palace Bow Room. She was joined by her husband Prince Philip, her son

  • The Duchess of Cambridge is revealed as the artist behind Pippa Middleton’s wedding drawing

    The order of service at Pippa Middleton and James Matthews’ wedding on Saturday was beautifully decorated with an intricate drawing of St Mark’s Church, the very place the happy couple got married. And it has now been revealed that the artist behind the stunning illustration was none other than Pippa’s older sister, Kate. The Duchess, who studied art history at the University of St Andrews, impressed the wedding crowd with her creative abilities – and quite rightly so. According to The Sun, Reverend Nick Wynee-Jones, who married the happy couple, described it as: "A lovely piece."  Kate drew St Mark's

  • Fearne Cotton reveals her children’s close bond in adorable Instagram photo

    Fearne Cotton is one proud mum! The mother-of-two took to Instagram this week to share an ultra-cute photo of her two young children, Rex, four, and one-year-old Honey holding hands as they walked down the road.  The sweet snapshot sees Rex carrying a toy squid, while his little sister looks to have inherited her mum’s fashion-forward sense of style in a vibrant tie-dye jacket. In the photo's accompanied caption, Fearne revealed that the pair have recently developed a close bond. "These two just started holding hands last week. This sort of image is enough to make me forget they spend 98% of