• Paul Nicholls 'lucky to be alive' after shocking Thailand waterfall accident

    Paul Nicholls is recovering in a hospital in Thailand after a horrific accident left him trapped for three days with a broken leg. The former EastEnders star, who played Joe Wicks in the BBC show, plunged down a waterfall and was trapped in a rock pool without food or assistance. He had travelled on his own to the remote beauty spot on the island of Koh Samui, and the alarm was only raised when a local spotted his motorbike and alerted the police. After searching for hours, rescuers eventually found the actor, who was at the foot of Khun

  • Mandy Moore launches home decor collection on Shutterfly

    Singer and actress Mandy Moore has designed a new homestyle collection of pillows, blankets and wine glasses. The This Is Us star has teamed with Shutterfly bosses to launch the home decor range, inspired by her own home renovation project, which began earlier this year. TV's new favourite mum tells InStyle the offer to create her own designs for Shutterfly could not have come at a better time: "I'm doing terrazzo floors (at home), so terrazzo is something that's really on my brain right now," she tells the outlet. "I love the different colours and experimenting with the different sizes

  • The Cambridges wave goodbye to Poland as they jet off to Berlin

    Royal fans got another glimpse of Prince George and Princess Charlotte on Wednesday morning, as the siblings joined the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to embark on the second leg of their royal tour. The family departed Warsaw airport on their private charter plane, taking time to wave goodbye to their hosts before boarding. MORE: See the latest from the royal tour here The royals were all colour co-ordinated for the occasion, in tonal shades of blue. Kate looked typically stylish in a cobalt Catherine Walker coat, Gianvito Rossi heels, a Jimmy Choo clutch bag and Kiki McDonough jewellery. The Duchess

  • Why William and Kate have been given extra security on royal tour

    As prominent members of the British royal family, Prince William and his wife Kate are used to a high level of protection. But the close security they have experienced during their ongoing tour of Poland and Germany this week seems to have been dramatically heightened, with the couple constantly guarded by alert security officers. On previous tours, William and Kate have been escorted by a discreet team of protection officers, who, more often than not, are able to blend into the background. However, their time in Poland this week saw an outward display of close security, with officers extremely

  • Greg Rutherford and girlfriend Susie welcome second child - see cute pictures here

    Congratulations to Greg Rutherford and his girlfriend Susie Verrill! The couple have announced the arrival of their second child, a little boy called Rex. Taking to his Instagram page, the 30-year-old Olympian shared a picture of his newborn fast asleep in his mother's arms. "For the second time in my life I've become the richest man in the world," he wrote in the caption. "Welcome to the family Rex. I love you." He added: "@susiejverrill has done it again. Created a beautiful baby. I can't wait for all the adventures."   For the second time in my life I've become the

  • Princess Charlotte takes her royal duties seriously with diplomatic handshake in Berlin

    On Wednesday morning, Prince William and Kate, along with their children Prince George and Prince Charlotte, received a warm welcome as they arrived in Berlin for the second leg of their royal tour of Poland and Germany. William and George stepped out the plane first, with little George rubbing his eyes - no doubt tired from the journey. Princess Charlotte gave a royal handshake - delighting officials Kate, who was greeted off the plane with a bouquet of flowers, followed behind holding Charlotte's hand, who also recieved her first official minature bouquet. The adorable two-year-old delighted waiting officials by copying her

  • Emma Watson asks fans to help find sentimental rings in heartfelt post

    Emma Watson has urged fans to help her find three of her precious rings. The Harry Potter star took to her Facebook page to explain that she lost her jewellery after she took them off ahead of a treatment at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Spa in London, last weekend. Sharing two pictures of the rings, the 27-year-old noted how one of the pieces was particularly special - it was a gift given to her from her mother, Jacqueline Luesby, on her 18th birthday.   STORY: Take a look inside Emma Watson's amazing wardrobe! She wrote: "Before my appointment I removed three silver rings from

  • Birth certificates reveals further details about Beyoncé's twins

    The birth certificates for Beyoncé and Jay-Z's month-old twins have revealed interesting details about their arrival – including their birth date and which baby was born first. News that the couple had welcomed their twins first surfaced in June, but the superstar singer didn’t officially confirming their arrival until last week, when she shared the very first photo of Rumi and Sir Carter. Now, it has been confirmed that the babies were born via caesarean section on Tuesday 13 June at 5.13am at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre in LA. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed twins Rumi and

  • See the sweet gift Prince George and Princess Charlotte received in Poland

    Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be able to take home some sweet souvenirs from their royal tour of Poland and Germany. The siblings were gifted a cuddly toy each from Whisbear – The Humming Bear, when their parents Prince William and Kate attended an event for start-up tech companies in Warsaw on Monday. STORY: Kate discusses having another baby during royal tour The award-winning start-up produces cuddly toys that make humming sounds to soothe babies and children to sleep. Prince George and Princess Charlotte each received their own personalised version of the toy complete with an embroidered crown and their

  • Sleepy Prince George all worn out as Cambridges begin leg two of royal tour

    On Wednesday morning, Prince William and Kate arrived in Berlin to begin the second leg of their royal tour. The royal couple were joined by their two children, Prince Charlotte, two, and three-year-old Prince George, who appeared to be worn out from the journey. Stepping out onto the plane with his dad, little George, who turns four on Saturday, was captured rubbing his eyes, clearly feeling tired from the excursion. Prince George looked tired after stepping off the plane Princess Charlotte, meanwhile, was wide awake, following behind her older brother and dad with her mum, Kate. The adorable little girl was greeted off

  • Average adult feels stressed for a total of nearly six years over the course of a lifetime

    The average adult spends two hours and 11 minutes every day feeling stressed – the equivalent of five-and-a-half years over the course of a lifetime, a study has found. Researchers found heavy work-loads, financial worries, health problems and family dramas means the average adult spends the equivalent of more than 15 hours a week feeling under pressure. But as well as going for a walk, having a glass of wine and watching a film to relive stress, more than half turn to cleaning to calm them down. And the relaxation kicks in after just 13 minutes of tidying. And six in

  • The BBC's highest-paid stars revealed!

    The BBC has revealed its highest-paid stars, with Chris Evans topping the list. The Radio 2 DJ made between £2.2m and £2.25m in 2016/2017, while Claudia Winkleman – the BBC's highest-paid female celebrity – took home between £450,000 and £500,000 in the same time period. The figures have revealed notable disparities between what women and men are paid, and Director General Tony Hall conceded there was "more to do" on both gender and diversity. The list has also highlighted a difference in pay between people working on the same show – including the judges on Strictly Come Dancing. Head judge Len

  • Royal fanatic Terry Hut reveals Kate once poured him a cup of tea

    Meet the world's biggest Royal Family fan whose home is crammed with memorabilia - and has met the Queen more times than any other member of the public. Devoted Terry Hutt, 82, has spent decades travelling to Buckingham Palace and other royal residences to wait outside and meet the Windsors. In return, on his 80th birthday - which coincided with Prince George's festivities - William and Kate sent him a cake. His obsession was sparked when he was four when he met the Queen Mother when she went on a walkabout during the Blitz. Terry has since written hundreds of letters

  • Aldi re-releases Jo Malone-style candles due to popular demand

    Good news bargain hunters! Aldi have announced they will be re-releasing their Jo Malone copycat candles. The budget version only sets buyers back £3.99 - 90 per cent cheaper than the luxury brand's £44 versions. Aldi's premium collection is made up of three beautiful fragrances: Lime, Basil & Mandarin, Blackberry Bay and Pomegranate Noir. Encased in glass jars, the candles add a lovely touch to any coffee table, shelf or bedside cabinet. Aldi's luxe candles are worth £3.99 The popular household items were quickly likened to Jo Malone's famous home fragrance candles. After the candles were released in March, they sold

  • Prince William and Kate's luxurious £5,000 royal tour luggage revealed

    As seasoned travellers, it's no wonder the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have an impressive collection of seriously chic yet practical luggage to carry all of their essentials on their royal tours. And much like Prince William's grandmother the Queen, the royal couple favour bespoke pieces from the luxury travel brand Globe-Trotter. Prince William and Kate's luggage was pictured being loaded onto their private charter plane on Wednesday morning ahead of their departure from Poland, and it included a large classic cream chest-style suitcase that is likely to have been filled with their carefully-selected outfits for their five-day tour, along

  • Charlie Gard 'granted US citizenship' so he can travel to America for treatment

    Little Charlie Gard has reportedly been granted US citizenship by the Senate, so that he can travel to America to receive treatment. The decision may oblige Great Ormond Street hospital – where Charlie is on life support – to release the critically ill child so he can receive nucleoside therapy. Nebraska representative Jeff Fortenberry tweeted that an amendment had been passed "that grants permanent resident status to Charlie Gard and family so Charlie can get the medical treatment he needs". We just passed amendment that grants permanent resident status to #CharlieGard and family so Charlie can get the medical treatment

  • Mini staycation: Discovering Cotswolds' confetti and lavender fields

    Cotswolds is just an hour and a half away from London but when you are there it feels like you are thousands of miles away from the nearest city. The tranquillity, the green scenery, the fresh air... it really is unbeatable. I wanted to go to the Cotswolds to spend a wonderful weekend with my family as my 30th birthday approached. No parties, no fuss, just a nice few days away but this time with a baby – my nine-month-old son, Ethan. We headed to the Cotswolds to enjoy an amazing weekend at the confetti and lavender fields Nothing is smooth sailing

  • Blazin' Squad announce reunion when Marcel Somerville leaves Love Island

    Good news Blazin' Squad fans! The noughties boyband have announced they are planning a huge comeback when Marcel Somerville finishes his stint on this year's Love Island. According to reports, the ten-piece group have received offers from music labels and promoters to go on tour and release new material. Speaking to Metro.co.uk, member Ollie Georgiou said: "It will be the original line up, obviously there's ten of us. I'm not sure if all 10 of us will be doing it, but there will be a good chunk of doing it." Blazin' Squad are set to go on tour and release new

  • *****Mum-to-be Mindy Kaling unveils hew LA garden makeover

    Mindy Kaling has given fans a glimpse inside the garden of her Los Angeles home after a recent makeover. The actress, who announced on Monday that she is pregnant with her first child, hired renowned interior designer Katie Ridder and stylist Alyssa Lewis from The Studio at One Kings Lane to complete the project – and is clearly thrilled with the results. The Mindy Project star said she wanted a back garden that felt cosy and homely, but would also serve as a great entertainment space for barbecues and writing sessions with her team. "There are a lot of things

  • Behind the scenes of William and Kate's royal tour

    The huge crowds that turned out to see Prince William and Kate during their stay in Poland this week is a testament to the enduring popularity of royal tours. And while on the surface, these visits appear smooth and effortless, their success is not down to chance – tours are plotted and planned for up to a year beforehand to ensure everything goes without a hitch. Royal tours are either instigated by the UK government or an invitation from a host country, and an itinerary is then put together based on areas the host government would like to draw

  • How the Nordic diet could keep dementia at bay

    A Nordic diet may be the way to stave off dementia, a new study has found. It's previously been hailed as an 'it diet', but new research has discovered that eating meals high in fish, non-root vegetables, fruit, rice and chicken, plus lots of water and tea, can help keep the brain healthy as we age. Wine also makes the cut, with a moderate amount of the alcohol, as well as eating pasta and rice, helping to protect the brain too. A team from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden carried out the study, looking at whether the Nordic diet had

  • Princess Charlotte shows impeccable manners with a curtsy on royal tour

    Princess Charlotte may only be two, but she already appears to be getting to grips with royal protocol. The toddler showed her impeccable manners while departing Poland for the second leg of the royal tour on Wednesday, where she was seen curtsying to the diplomats who had gathered to bid them farewell. The fourth-in-line to the throne held the Duchess of Cambridge's hand as they were greeted on the tarmac, and bobbed into a sweet curtsy after she was prompted by her mother. Princess Charlotte also later delighted waiting officials upon their arrival in Berlin by copying her mum and giving

  • Discover Vietnam's hidden paradise island for an A-list getaway

    If you're heading long-haul for an A-list escape, it doesn't get much better than Bill Bensley's unique university-themed resort on the beach of Emerald Bay, Phu Quoc for a real lesson in relaxation. Brand new to the pardise Vietnamese island, the JW Marriott hotel – named Lamarck University for the incredible fictional backstory that themes its architecture and ethos – offers a luxury escape on the island already favoured by celebrities such as Angelina Jolie. After checking into my opulent room in the Department of Conchology – all of the hotel's buildings are inspired by university departments and the 244 guest

  • Emma Forbes opens up about weight loss on Loose Women: 'You're very vulnerable at 50'

    Emma Forbes has opened up about her physical transformation in recent years. The 52-year-old television presenter revealed she changed her lifestyle after seeing "unflattering" pictures of herself in a bikini. Appearing on Wednesday's Loose Women, the TV star revealed: "I had my children and never lost my baby weight. Its fine when kids are aged two or three, but there's a problem when they are 20. For me, I wanted to lose that weight. I didn't recognise myself. You don't look at that section of you." Emma Forbes was reunited with her Live & Kicking co-host Andi Peters STORY: Martine McCutcheon reveals why

  • Loose Women's Andrea McLean breaks down in tears as opens up about her postnatal depression

    Loose Women's Andrea McLean was overcome with emotion as she opened up about her battle with post-natal depression on Wednesday's episode of the ITV show. The 47-year-old revealed it was her makeup artist Donna who had urged to get medical help following the birth of her daughter Amy. "Sometimes just a kind word from someone can make a huge difference to your mental health," she explained. Andrea McLean with her makeup artist on Loose Women The Loose Women panellists were discussing their heroes on the daytime show, with Andrea revealing: "I would like to nominate my hero. Basically this is someone that I