• Flashback Friday: the story behind this Princess Diana cover

    The world was rocked to the core when news of Princess Diana's death broke 20 years ago. Here at HELLO!, magazine staff struggled to come to terms with the Princess' shock death, while also attempting to turn around an issue within hours. The magazine that was due to be published on 6 September 1997 showed Diana on the front cover, looking out to sea while on holiday. It was sent to press and was ready in newsagents, waiting to be put on stands when it was pulled on Sunday, just hours after the news of her death broke. It was

  • Mandy Moore stresses importance of birth control

    Actress Mandy Moore wants to take birth control "out of the realm of a taboo" with her new pharmaceutical campaign. The This Is Us star has teamed up with bosses at medication corporation Merck for the company's Her Life Her Adventures outreach drive, a push to encourage women to educate themselves about their contraception options. Mandy Moore launches home decor collection on Shutterfly "Wellness should be an all-encompassing term that includes being mindful of family planning or birth-control options," Mandy tells New York Magazine's The Cut about her decision to join the campaign. "That's something that's really important to me and

  • Halle Berry reveals how she controls her diabetes

    Halle Berry credits her ketogenic diet with keeping her fit. The Monster's Ball star, 50, is known for her enviable physique and she explains not eating any sugars or carbohydrates - because she is diabetic - has helped her maintain her figure. "The idea of it is you train your body to burn healthy fats and so I eat healthy fats all day long," she told U.S. talk show Live! with Kelly and Ryan of her low-carb, high-fat diet rules. "Avocado, oil, coconut oil, butter, but don't have sugar. So when your body gets trained to burn fats and you're

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engagement: 7 burning questions answered

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  • Re-live your favourite moments this summer in full 360 degree virtual reality!

    We all have moments we wish could last forever: holidays you don't want to end, wedding days you wish you could re-live, children's birthday parties, baby's first steps… the list is endless. But while time travel isn't quite on the cards yet, there is a way to capture moments as they happen in their full 360 degree splendour, meaning you (or an absent loved one) can literally live the moment again, even without a time machine in sight. And the experience is pretty amazing! Fancy giving it a try? You can save 10% on the Samsung Gear 360 camera and VR

  • Simon Cowell voices support for Anthony McPartlin during rehab stay

    Simon Cowell has voiced his support for his Britain's Got Talent colleague, Anthony McPartlin, during his stay in rehab for a drug and alcohol addiction. Speaking fondly about Ant on The Sun's Bizarre Life podcast, he said: "I've worked with him for 16 years. All I can tell you about Ant is he's one of the most genuine people you'll ever meet. He hasn't changed in all the years I’ve known him." READ: Loose Women panellists send their love to Ant McPartlin as he checks in rehab Simon gave Ant his full support  He added: "I don't know details behind the scenes, but

  • Selena Gomez opens up about seeking therapy for mental health

    Selena Gomez has been in the limelight since her early teens, and she hasn't been shy about her struggles with fame, confidence and mental health. Now, the 25-year-old has given her most candid interview to date, opening up about therapy, the pressures of social media and her relationship with The Weeknd (born Abel Tesfaye).   @SelenaGomez wears @Coach on the cover of our September issue! In her 25 years, she’s experienced more than most. Now she’s grown up, in love, and at the top of her game. Read her interview with @LauraBrown99 at the link in our bio. | Photograph by

  • Buckingham Palace is opening its doors for a family festival this weekend

    If you're still looking to make plans for the weekend, we may have just the thing. Buckingham Palace is set to host the perfect family day out on Saturday with the return of its special Family Festival, and it sounds incredible! The one-day event will feature a range of fun activities for all of the family to enjoy, including arts and crafts activities, dance and drama workshops, and storytelling sessions that are all designed to offer a unique experience and understanding of the royal family. Buckingham Palace is hosting a Family Festival on Saturday Budding princes and princesses will love having the

  • Pregnant Sam Faiers teases fans the sex of her baby as she shares new baby bump snap

    She is due to welcome her second child within the next few months, and as she looks ahead to the arrival, Sam Faiers decided to give her followers an update! The former TOWIE star took to her Instagram page on Thursday to share a cute picture of her blossoming baby bump, in which she teased the sex of her unborn child. "Just over 6 months #babynumber2 #boyorgirl #love," she wrote alongside the post.   Just over 6 months 🤰🏽😊 #babynumber2 #boyorgirl #love A post shared by Samantha Faiers (@samanthafaiers) on Aug 3, 2017 at 9:34am PDT STORY: Sam Faiers shares gorgeous snap of her

  • Craig Revel Horwood to replace Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan in Annie

    Craig Revel Horwood is set to replace Miranda Hart in Annie the musical. The Strictly Come Dancing judge will play the lead role of Miss Hannigan for ten weeks from 18 September until 26 November; Miranda's last day will be 17 September. But due to his Strictly commitments where he stars as a judge on the BBC talent show, Craig will not perform on Saturdays. "I am so pleased to be returning to the West End, especially to a role I had such a brilliant time performing on tour," he said. "Miss Hannigan is evil, sassy and fab-u-lous. It will

  • The truth about how much the Queen really drinks each day

    The Queen does not drink four cocktails a day, contrary to recent reports. Her Majesty's former chef Darren McGrady has spoken out to clarify his comments about the 91-year-old's favourite drinks, after he said his quotes were misreported. STORY: The royal family's favourite Italian dish revealed "She'd be pickled if she drank that much," the former royal chef told CNN. "All I said was she likes a gin and Dubonnet. That's her favourite drink." And the chef clarified that Her Majesty doesn't drink every day. "She doesn't wake up in the morning and have a large gin and tonic." The Queen's favourite

  • Ruth Langsford debuts new volume-heavy hairstyle

    Ruth Langsford decided to experiment with her hairstyle on Friday, opting for a volume-heavy look for a day of filming. The TV presenter posted a short video of her getting her hair transformed on Instagram. In the footage, Ruth is sitting down in a make-up room, surrounded by an assortment of cosmetics and creams, while a hairdresser preens her hair to perfection. Ruth, 57, is normally seen with a sleek, straight 'do, so the look was quite the change for the popular presenter. STORY: Ruth Langsford shares her top tips to make family mealtimes better   Big Hair Friday! Getting ready for

  • Meghan Markle shares her birthday with someone very special to Prince Harry – find out who

    Meghan Markle turned 36 on Friday 4 August and it appears the actress has the same birthday as a notable royal, and someone very special to her boyfriend Prince Harry – his great-grandmother, the Queen Mother. King George VI's late wife was born on 4 August 1900 in Hitchin, and 81 years later Harry's girlfriend Meghan arrived into the world in Los Angeles. In honour of the late royal, Buckingham Palace has shared a series of sweet photos on Twitter. One showed the Queen Mother with her two daughters, the Queen and Princess Margaret, while another was taken on the

  • JK Rowling pays tribute to late Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy

    JK Rowling has paid tribute to the Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy, who sadly passed away earlier this week aged 91. Taking to Twitter, the author of the popular series wrote: "So very sad to hear about Robert Hardy. He was such a talented actor and everybody who worked with him on Potter loved him." Harry Potter fans responded to her message, with one quoting the book series, writing: "After all, to the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure," while another tweeted: "Indeed. Sad loss... I remember him fondly as Sigfried also from All Creatures Great

  • Meghan Markie's co-star kicks off their summer hiatus with sweet throwback photo of the duo

    With summer now in full swing, Meghan Markle is looking forward to enjoying some down time. Her co-star Patrick J. Adams kicked off their hiatus posting a slew of photos including a throwback photo with the Suits actress, who turned 36 on Friday, in a sweet Instagram post. Patrick, who plays Meghan's on-screen partner Mike Ross, shared a lovely picture of the pair, alongside the caption: "Ross and Rachel - the next generation." Meghan Markle and her Suits co-star Patrick J. Adams pose for cute Instagram post Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engagement: 7 burning questions answered It's been a whirlwind few

  • Recipe of the Week: Roasted yellow pepper pot with black bean salsa and avocado cream

    Liven up your summer dishes with peppers. A tasty and healthy addition to any plate, this inventive and delicious recipe will leave you wanting to experiment more. For more tasty pepper recipes, pick up your copy of HELLO! out now. Serves 4 Preparation time 25-30 minutes Cooking time 15-20 minutes RELATED: See more healthy eating inspiration here INGREDIENTS: • 4 yellow peppers • 1 tsp olive oil • Salt and freshly ground pepper For the quick pickled red onion • 1 tsp white wine vinegar • Juice of half a lime • 2 pinches of sugar • 1 small red onion, peeled For the black bean and corn salsa • 1 corn on the

  • GOT's Sophie Turner often asked to lose weight for roles

    Sophie Turner hates being told to lose weight for a role when it has nothing to do with her character. The slim actress, who rose to fame playing Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones, is branching out more into movies as the end of the hit fantasy series looms. The eighth and final series of Game of Thrones will hit screens in 2018, but Sophie has already secured numerous other roles, including the lead in the new X-Men film, Dark Phoenix. While she didn't mention any specific roles while talking to Porter magazine, Sophie, 21, did hit out at being asked

  • Thinking about fitting an artificial lawn? HELLO! talks to LazyLawn about what you need to know

    Here at HELLO! Towers our roof terrace has had a fabulous summer makeover. With amazing views over London's South Bank, the London Eye visible to the West and the iconic Oxo Tower just between us and the river, our roof terrace has always had a amazing location. But this year we decided it was time to give it a new lease of life - to make it somewhere our busy journalists could enjoy the sun, and our family of Hello! celebs could come and visit. Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name)

  • Former EastEnders actor passes away aged 73

    Former EastEnders actor Hywel Bennett has passed away aged 73. The Welsh film and television star, who was best known for playing gangster Jack Dalton in the BBC soap in 2003, died last month, his agent confirmed. His character was known for being a former enemy of Dirty Den Watts, and was later killed by Den's son Dennis Rickman. Former EastEnders star Hywel Bennett has passed away In memoriam: Stars we've lost in 2017 Tributes for Hywel came flooding in, with his former The Bill co-star Lisa Maxwell tweeting: "RIP Hywel Bennett. His portrayal of Peter Baxter in The Bill .Compelling. First big

  • Get all the latest details about the 'UK Disneyland' theme park

    Plans for a theme park that has been described as the "UK Disneyland" are set to go ahead, despite Paramount pulling out of the deal. The film company were previously revealed to be working on developing the London Paramount theme park, with rides themed around a number of their Hollywood film blockbusters, but pulled out of the project in June. Nonetheless London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH), who are leading the development, have announced they are still working on the project but it may just take a little longer for the park to open. The final public consultation events will now

  • Holly Willoughby celebrates 10th wedding anniversary with fun bikini snap

    Happy tenth wedding anniversary to Holly Willoughby and her husband Dan Baldwin! The popular This Morning host has shared a fun photo on Instagram, celebrating the couple's milestone and writing: "Home from the most incredible week... leaping into the next 10 years... love you baby! #weddinganniversary #10years #decade #loveandlaughter." Holly, 36, recently shared memories from her big day, which took place at Amberley Castle in Arundel, West Sussex on 4 August 2007. During an appearance on her ITV daytime show, Holly revealed the one thing she wish she had known on her day as a bride. "I think I did

  • Former EastEnders actor Joseph Shade admits to sex offences against teenagers

    Joseph Shade, who played Peter Beale in EastEnders from 1998 to 2004, has admitted to five counts of causing or inciting a child under 18 to engage in sexual activity while in a position of trust, and one count of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust. The 24-year-old was working as a youth worker at a project in Norfolk when he sent three teenage girls inappropriate messages and touched one inappropriately. Joseph admitted to five counts of sex offences Speaking about the case, prosecutor Chris Paxton told Norwich Crown Court: "He himself attended that

  • How to capture the perfect holiday photos

    Capturing beautiful holiday photos is not just the perfect souvenir from your trip, but also the ideal way to boast about your trip to family and friends, according to new research from Royal Caribbean. The international cruise line found that 90 per cent of us take holiday photos to 'post and boast' online, so ensure your photography skills don't let you down with these top tips from travel bloggers The Whole World is a Playground… Pick your time – 'Golden hour', the hour just after sunrise or just before sunset, creates the most evocative light for holiday photos, so set

  • Eamonn Holmes hits back at trolls after his comments about boy with cancer are twisted

    Eamonn Holmes has defended himself on Twitter, saying that the comments he made to a young cancer sufferer were twisted by some press and viewers. Eamonn was interviewing the parents of one-year-old Dawson Willcock on This Morning when he turned to the little boy and said: "Dawson, come back and see us when you get all your hair back, yeah? When you get better, and well, and lovely." The comment at the end of the interview came after the group had been discussing the youngster's hair. Dawson's parents Wendy and David are hoping to bring their son to the US for

  • Dominic Cooper confirms he will reunite with ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried in Mamma Mia 2

    Dominic Cooper has confirmed he will reprise his role in the sequel to Mamma Mia 2, in which he stars opposite ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried as her love interest, Sky. Appearing on Friday's Good Morning Britain, the 39-year-old revealed: "I'm in! I'm in!" When prompted to ask about his songs in the upcoming musical, he teased: "The one I'm doing, it's a good one." The former couple dated for a few years after meeting on the set first film. Amanda, who plays carefree Sophie in the movie, is now married to Thomas Sadowsky, while Dominic is dating his Preacher co-star

  • Is Fresh Prince of Bel-Air making a comeback? Former cast member drops huge hint

    Will Smith's close friend and former co-star, DJ Jazzy Jeff, has opened up about the possibility of a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion. The rapper has hinted that there have been "talks" about bringing back the hit sitcom with members of the original cast. READ: Is Will Smith playing the Genie in the Aladdin remake? See the hilarious Twitter reaction Would you watch a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air revival? Jazzy Jeff, who plays Jazz in the show, told The Sun: "There have been talks with people about doing something. I think it would be cool if they did it and go down

  • Amir Khan confirms he's divorcing wife Faryal Makhdoom: 'We have agreed to split'

    Amir Khan has confirmed that he and his wife Faryal Makhdoom are getting a divorce. The boxer, who shares three-year-old daughter Lamaisah with the model, took to Twitter to make the announcement in a series of angry tweets, accusing her of being unfaithful. He wrote: "So me and the wife Faryal have agreed to split. I'm currently in Dubai. Wish her all the best." It is not yet known whether Amir's account was hacked or not. HELLO! Online has contacted a representative for the sports star for comment. Amir Khan has announced he is divorcing wife Faryal Makhdoom STORY: Amir Khan and

  • A new Roald Dahl book is coming soon!

    In news that is sure to delight Roald Dahl fans young and old, a new book by the legendary children's author is set to be published in September. Billy and the Minpins is the last book ever written by Roald and was originally published as the colourful picture book The Minpins in 1991, but it has now been revamped and republished 26 years later. RELATED: Best books to keep children and teenagers entertained this summer While the magical story originally featured colour illustrations by Patrick Benson, the new edition has been illustrated by Sir Quentin Blake, who had a longstanding creative

  • Charlie Gard's parents remember 'angel' son on first birthday

    Charlie Gard's parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, have posted a photo on Instagram to wish their "angel" son, who tragically passed away in late July, a happy birthday. The baby boy would have turned one on Friday. In the photo, Charlie is looking straight at the camera, and the snap was captioned: "Happy 1st birthday our angel Charlie Gard," accompanied by a love heart emoji. READ: Charlie Gard's mother defends court battle: 'We're not horrible people' Charlie's parents posted a new photo Well-wishers were quick to offer their support, with one writing: "Wow this hurt my heart. I can't even start to imagine

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  • Sarah Harding is probed about her 'feud' with Cheryl – see her response

    Sarah Harding has opened up about her past friendship with fellow Girls Aloud bandmate Cheryl. When probed about their supposed 'feud' and asked if they had actually fallen out, Sarah, who was appearing on Celebrity Big Brother, said: "Everyone's asking that! We're just so busy with our own stuff and you know what I mean... It's not for me to say. I don't like bringing it up – talking about the other girls if it's a personal thing." She continued: "We were like sisters, so of course it was never going to be plain sailing the whole time – being

  • Simon Cowell talks One Direction reuniting without Harry Styles

    Simon Cowell has opened up about the future of the boyband One Direction, and revealed that he thinks the band members – Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Harry Styles – will want to get back together at some point. Speaking to the Sun, he said: "You know, it's fun being out there on your own but what I hope is going to happen is that they remember now how much fun it was being in a group. I always believe that you don't make rules, you break the rules. So there's nothing to stop them, if they

  • Michelle Obama celebrates Barack's birthday with cutest throwback photos of daughters

    Happy 56th birthday Barack Obama! His wife Michelle has shared the sweetest throwback photos of the couple's daughters to mark the former US President's special day. Michelle, 53, took to Instagram and wrote: "Another year older, but the same phenomenal guy I married nearly 25 years ago. Happy birthday, @BarackObama – we love you so much!" The cute pictures were taken on Barack's 43rd birthday, and show a young Malia and Sasha looking at their dad and the cake with wide-eyed expressions. The adorable post unsurprisingly won the stamp of approval from the Obamas' fans, with many rushing to wish

  • Jo Wood claims split from ex-husband Ronnie is the 'best thing' to have happened to her

    Jo Wood has described her split from Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie as the "best thing" that has happened to her. Appearing on Friday's Loose Women, the 62-year-old claimed it made her more independent. "It made me grow up and it made me become independent and pay my own bills and look after myself. I hadn’t done any of that ever," she shared. The former couple met in 1977 before tying the knot eight years later. The welcomed two children together, Leah and Tyrone. Ronnie Wood's ex-wife Jo said their split was the "best thing" to have happened to her STORY: Ronnie Wood

  • Drew Barrymore looks flawless in new beauty transformation photo

    Drew Barrymore delighted fans with a new photo showcasing her final beauty transformation as Sheila Hammond on Friday, complete with an inspiring message about womanhood and staying true to your dreams. The popular actress, who is currently preparing to reprise the role as Sheila in Netflix comedy-horror show, Santa Clarita Diet, shared her thoughts next to a stunning head-shot. Drew wrote about how the pressures for women, such as balancing working and motherhood, are difficult at times, but that, "Working hard is always worth it." She also advised: "Fake it till you make it."   #becomingSheila back in the saddle again. Thank you to

  • Claire King reveals moment she discovered husband was having an affair with her co-star Samantha Giles

    Former Emmerdale star Claire King has recalled the earth-shattering moment she was told of her husband's affair. Claire's ex-husband Peter Amory, who also starred on the soap, was cheating on her with their co-star Samantha Giles. It was Samantha's jilted husband Nick Moore who delivered the news. During an appearance on Loose Women, Claire admitted that she gave her husband a number of chances, but receiving the letter from Nick was the last straw. "I gave my husband Pete a second chance. Two strikes you're out. People remain within a relationship that really they shouldn't sometimes and they could have