• Strictly's Alexandra Burke announces death of her mother

    Alexandra Burke has paid tribute to her "beautiful mother", Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell, who sadly passed away on Monday at the age of 53. The Strictly Come Dancing contestant broke the news in a statement shared on Twitter. She wrote: "It is with the heaviest and saddest of hearts that the family inform you that our beautiful, funny and loving mum, Melissa Bell, has passed away. Our beautiful mother gained her wings on Monday 28th August 2017, a day that has changed our lives forever. "We will never forget her unconditional love, support, charisma, strength and courage throughout

  • Jack Osbourne and wife Lisa reveal they are expecting another baby

    The Osbourne family is expanding! Jack Osbourne and his wife Lisa have revealed that they are expecting another baby together. Lisa announced the happy news on her Instagram account, sharing a mirror selfie showing her posing with her baby bump on display. "Literally ate the biggest burrito ever," she joked alongside. Jack, 31, and Lisa, 30, are already parents to two little girls; Pearl, five, and two-year-old Andy.   Literally ate the biggest burrito ever 🌯 A post shared by Lisa Osbourne (@mrslisao) on Aug 28, 2017 at 12:25pm PDT Jack and Lisa Osbourne are expecting their third child together In a recent interview with People,

  • Michael Phelps announces wife Nicole Johnson's second pregnancy

    Michael Phelps' team is growing! The retired Olympic swimmer, 32, announced on Tuesday, that he and his wife Nicole Johnson are expecting their second child together. Sharing a photo of his expectant wife, 32, and their son Boomer holding a positive pregnancy test, Michael wrote, "Number 2 on the way!!!! So excited!! Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??" Nicole posted the same picture writing, "Lil mans going to be a Big Brother!!!"    Nicole and Michael, who are already parents to son Boomer, are expecting their second child Photo: Instagram/m_phelps00 The one-year-old seems excited about the idea of gaining a

  • George Clooney calls Amal an 'Olympic athlete' mum and talks fatherhood

    Suffice to say George Clooney's life has changed since he and wife Amal welcomed their twins Ella and Alexander earlier this summer. The Hollywood star opened up about his new role of fatherhood to the Associated Press admitting, "Suddenly, you're responsible for other people, which is terrifying." "Right now my job is changing diapers and walking them around a little bit," the Oscar winner revealed. Having two little ones in the house also means extra cleaning for George. "I just have to clean the barf off of my tux," he said. "It used to be my barf but now it's the twins'

  • Hurricane Harvey: Sandra Bullock donates $1million to help victims

    Hollywood is sending support to those affected by Hurricane Harvey's devastating destruction. Stars like Beyoncé, Kate Hudson, Sandra Bullock and the Kardashian family were among the flurry of famous folks who quickly reacted to the destroyed coastal area of Texas, which has left at least five dead and thousands of people displaced. As the storm settled over the Lone Star state this past weekend, celebrities took action and inspired their fans to help. Sandra Bullock donated to the Red Cross Harvey relief effort Photo: Getty Images Sandra Bullock did her part by making a huge donation to the relief effort. The

  • Michelle Obama enjoys solo vacation on Spanish island

    After moving her daughter Malia into her freshman dorm at Harvard University, former First Lady Michelle Obama has travelled across the pond for a solo vacation. According to El Pais, Barack Obama's wife touched down in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on Tuesday for her private visit.    Michelle visited Spain last summer for her Let Girls Learn tour Photo: Getty Images  Michelle is a guest of former United States Ambassador to Spain James Costos and his husband Michael Smith. The 53-year-old will spend time at the couple's rented summer house, Ses Planes – a property owned by Marieta Salas – which is a breeding

  • Fireman who attended Princess Diana's crash: 'I thought she was going to survive'

    A firefighter who attended the scene of Princess Diana's car crash in Paris has said he was certain she would survive. Xavier Gourmelon has spoken for the first time about that fateful night, and admitted he had no idea at the time that the lady involved was the Princess. "The car was in a mess and we just dealt with it like any road accident," he told the Sun. "The woman, who I later found out was Princess Diana, was on the floor in the back." Princess Diana was tragically killed in a car crash in a Paris tunnel on 31

  • Eco couple launch Britain's first 'zero-waste' supermarket where all packaging is banned

    An eco-couple say they have launched Britain's first zero-waste supermarket - where all packaging is banned. Green-thinking Richard Eckersley, 28, and wife Nicola, 27, sell a range of up to 200 pesticide-free products from their store Earth.Food.Love. But in order to shop there, customers have to take their own pots, jars and sandwich bags. STORY: How to cut down on food waste The shop opened earlier this year in Totnes, Devon and has been so successful the couple are planning to open similar stores in London and Birmingham. They came up with the idea after they discovered Unperfekthaus - a German anti

  • Rebecca Adlington enjoys idyllic summer vacation with swimmer Thomas Haffield - see pictures

    Rebecca Adlington is making the most of her free time! The former Olympic swimmer has jetted off to sunny Mexico with fellow swimmer and "best mate" Thomas Haffield, and recently took to her Twitter page to share envy-inducing snaps from the vacation. One photo sees the pair posing in the cockpit of a plane, with the mother-of-one writing: "Such an amazing start to the holiday!! Thank you so much to the @thomsonholidays airline crew, so helpful and lovely! Me and @thomashaffield managed to land the plane safely."   Such an amazing start to the holiday!! Thank you so much to the @thomsonholidays

  • The reason why dating gets better with age

    Dating is more fun as you get older, a study has revealed. Researchers found looking for love when you are more mature and worldly-wise is far less stressful than courting during your 20s and 30s. Experts found older singletons are more relaxed and comfortable in their own skin than image-conscious teens, while 20 and 30-somethings that are under huge pressure from peers and social media stereotypes. The study, carried out among 1,000 over 50s and 1,000 under 50s by Saga’s dating services, found many of the older generations felt dating was 'awkward' when they were younger because they didn’t really know

  • Chanelle Hayes gives birth to her second baby

    Congratulations to Chanelle Hayes, who has welcomed her first baby with boyfriend Ryan Oates. The 29-year-old, who is already a mum to son-year-old son Blakely from a previous relationship, confirmed the happy news via Instagram on Wednesday. "Ryan, Blakely and I are absolutely over the moon to announce that the new addition to our little family has arrived safely and in a perfect package," she told fans. STORY: Hollyoaks star Kieron Richardson shares rare photo of his twins   Ryan, Blakely and I are absolutely over the moon to announce that the new addition to our little family has arrived safely and in a

  • Fans react to Great British Bake Off with Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith  

    SPOILER ALERT FOR MONDAY NIGHT'S GBBO! The premiere of The Great British Bake Off aired on Channel 4 on Tuesday evening, introducing viewers for the first time to the show's new presenters, Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding, and judge, Prue Leith, as well as the 12 new competitors. Fans of the show took to social media to discuss the first series without Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins and Mary Berry. One wrote: "One minute in and I feel like I'm cheating on Mary, Mel and Sue," while another joked: "Just imagine the group chat between Mary, Mel and Sue right now... #GBBO." MORE: Ten

  • Guess which royal has worked the most days this year so far

    New figures have revealed which member of the British royal family has worked the most days this year so far – Princess Anne. The Queen's diligent daughter has clocked up 114 days – roughly twice as many as other members of her family. Anne, 67, was followed by Prince Charles who has worked 93 days, Prince Andrew who has notched up 71 and Prince Edward who has completed 55 days. Meanwhile Prince Philip, who retired earlier this month, has spent 52 days on public engagements. The Queen has carried out 50 days and the Duchess of Cornwall 51. Both Prince William and

  • Reese Witherspoon says daughter Ava will find it hard to leave home for university

    There's no denying she has an incredibly close bond with her lookalike daughter, Ava. In a new interview, Reese Witherspoon confessed that both she and her daughter will find it hard when the teenager has to move out of home for university next year. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, the 41-year-old actress admitted: ''She's my best friend and we do everything together, it's going to be hard for her to leave! But I have another year.''   A post shared by Reese Witherspoon (@reesewitherspoon) on Jul 4, 2017 at 9:00pm PDT The Legally Blonde actress, who shares 17-year-old Ava with former partner Ryan

  • You can stay in a chic Parisian hotel room designed by Karl Lagerfeld

    He's one of the world's most famous fashion designers, and now Karl Lagerfeld has turned his hand to interior design to showcase his "personal vision of French chic and modernity" at an iconic Parisian hotel. The Chanel creative director has decorated two signature suites, called Les Grands Appartements, as part of a recent £150million renovation at Hôtel de Crillon. The hotel dates back to the 18th century and first opened its doors in 1909, quickly establishing itself as a favourite among celebrities and royals alike; Madonna, Charlie Chaplin and Queen Sofia of Spain are just three of the former notable

  • WATCH: Josh Duhamel has dance-off with his son

    Josh Duhamel has shared an adorable video showing his son celebrating his fourth birthday! In the video, Axl Jack - who Josh shares with wife, Fergie - can be seen dancing with his dad while at his birthday party. The sweet youngster is clearly imitating his famous father in the clip, and hilariously attempts to copy Josh's breakdancing skills. The Life As We Know It actor captioned the post: "I can't think of a better way to celebrate a 4th birthday. Happy Birthday Axlito!" READ: will.i.am confirms Fergie has quit Black Eyed Peas - but who is tipped to replace the singer?   I can't think of a better way to celebrate a

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle take Heathrow Express home after epic Africa holiday

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shunned a chauffeur service as they landed at Heathrow airport on Tuesday morning. The down-to-earth couple instead joined fellow passengers on the Heathrow Express train, travelling from the airport to central London at the end of their romantic holiday in Africa. According to E! News, the Prince and his girlfriend kept a low-profile in the first-class carriage, where they were accompanied by a few personal protection officers. A source said: "The pair wore baseball caps and sat in the first-class carriage, reading magazines and chatting quietly. [Meghan] was smiley and giddy looking." The onlooker

  • The Chase spin-off show: everything you need to know

    A spin-off series for The Chase is set to launch on Saturday 2 September. The Family Chase will see loved ones work together to take on the Chasers in an attempt to win cash prizes. Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Wednesday, Jenny 'The Vixen' Ryan opened up about the exciting new show. "It's completely different because it's a completely different atmosphere," she said. "When contestants walk into the studios, there's so much more pressure because if you mess it up, you've messed it up for your entire family." STORY: Bradley Walsh 'cast as next Doctor Who companion' Jenny 'The Vixen' Ryan spoke about

  • Is Chloe Green engaged to Jeremy Meeks? Topshop heiress pictured with diamond ring

    Chloe Green has fuelled engagement rumours by flashing a huge diamond ring on her left hand while packing on the PDA with her boyfriend Jeremy Meeks. The couple, who have been dating since July, posed for a series of Instagram stories during a romantic trip to Malibu Beach. Jeremy, also known as "Hot Felon", shared a few videos of the pair cuddling up to one another with Chloe's dazzling ring clearly visable. HELLO! Online has contacted representatives for comment. STORY: Jeremy Meeks files for separation from wife after being pictured with Chloe Green News of their relationship has courted much controversy over the

  • Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry visit Princess Diana garden at Kensington Palace

    On the eve of their mother's death anniversary, Prince William and Prince Harry carried out an emotional engagement as they paid tribute to Princess Diana at Kensington Palace. The royal brothers, accompanied by William's wife Kate, visited the Sunken Garden in the grounds of the palace which this year has been transformed into a White Garden, dedicated to their mother. William, Kate and Harry were given a tour by head gardener Sean Harkin, along with gardener Graham Dillamore who knew the Princess from her frequent visits there. The royals learnt about the design and planning of the garden and

  • Back to School: Healthy snack ideas to put in their lunchbox

    Thinking of healthy and exciting snacks for their school lunchboxes can sometimes be a challenge, especially when you're trying to avoid feeding them crisps and chocolate every day. Get some inspiration with our round-up of snacks that are not only nutritious, but tasty too – the perfect fuel for their school day. FRUIT AND VEGETABLES: Fruit and vegetables are essential lunchbox items, although it can sometimes be difficult to encourage fussy eaters to have their five a day. Try chopping up carrot batons or cucumber served with a dip like hummus or cottage cheese for a balanced, filling snack, or make

  • Sir David Tang, friend to royals and celebrities, dies aged 63

    Businessman and socialite Sir David Tang has died at the age of 63. The news was broken by Ewan Venters, CEO of Fortnum & Mason, who said he had been informed by David's wife, Lady Lucy Tang. "He was one of life's unique people who had an extraordinary network of people from all walks of life," Mr Venters said. "He was a very generous, kind-hearted, spirited individual. Personally, I think the world is a little duller for the loss of David and at such a relatively young age." CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Sir David Tang and his wife Lady Lucy, pictured with

  • Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry's busy autumn schedules revealed

    As Prince William and Kate prepare for life in London, Kensington Palace has revealed their busy autumn diaries, which will see the royals carry out engagements in the capital and around the UK. The Duchess of Cambridge will continue to champion causes close to her heart – mental health and family breakdown – as she visits the Hornsey Road Children's Centre in London on Monday 4 September. Kate will tour the centre, which will host a discussion about perinatal mental health services, and meet parents who have benefitted from the charity's support. Her husband Prince William, meanwhile, will attend the

  • WATCH: Miley Cyrus is joined by whole family in new Carpool Karaoke

    Miley Cyrus was joined by her entire family, including parents Tish and Billy Ray, and siblings Noah, Braison, Brandy and Trace, for Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke! In the preview clip, the family don wigs before singing along to their dad's hit country song, Achy Breaky Heart. The family of seven proved that Billy Ray and Miley weren't the only two to carry a tune, as Miley's younger sister, Noah, belted out the lyrics from the backseat! READ: Miley Cyrus shares romantic throwback with Liam Hemsworth: 'Our first smooch 8 years ago'   Fans were quick to comment on the video, with one writing:

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones showcase age-defying beauty in glamorous selfie

    Catherine Zeta-Jones just doesn't age! The 47-year-old actress was the envy of fans after posting a stunning photo of herself on Instagram this week. In the picture, the talented actress poses for the camera wearing a red silk kimono, with her long brown hair styled in a sleek up-do. Make-up wise, Catherine looks flawless with a natural base and sweep of bronzer across the apples of her cheeks. A subtle outline of black liner brings out her dark brown eyes, and a tinted rose-hued lipgloss adds a feminine touch to her youthful look.   😊 #SelfieSaturday A post shared by Catherine Zeta-Jones (@catherinezetajones)

  • The Central Line is set to get a major upgrade – find out how

    If you're one of the 800,000 people who uses London's Central Line every day, we've got some good news! The tube line, which is one of the busiest in the capital, is set to get an upgrade to its fleet of trains that is promised to mean fewer delays and an increased capacity. TFL bosses have revealed that new motors and traction control equipment will be installed on all Central Line trains, and work will start in the next few weeks. Mark Wild, managing director of London Underground, said: "The Central line is one of the busiest and most important

  • Britney Spears is praised by fans after posting 'unglammed' makeup-free selfie

    Britney Spears posted a series of photos of herself without make-up this week – and she looked beautiful! The down-to-earth singer made a point of showing her fans what she looks like when she's at home and without a team of hair and make-up artists rallying around her. In the photos, the mother-of-two is seen pulling funny faces to the camera, embracing her bare-faced natural look, along with the "leftover mascara" under her eyes. She captioned the picture: "On days where I don’t get primped and made up for my show, this is the real unglammed me… so nice

  • Simon Cowell's son Eric enjoys playdate with Terri Seymour's daughter – see the photo!

    Simon Cowell's son Eric is one budding artist! The three-year-old has proudly posed for a photo, showing off his masterpiece at an arts and crafts workshop in Los Angeles. Eric was enjoying a playdate with his friend Coco, the daughter of Terri Seymour, when the Extra host uploaded the sweet snap on Instagram, writing "#Art Tuesday." The youngsters, who are one year apart, were too cute beaming at the camera and presenting their colourful artwork to Terri. "Gorgeous picture of the both of them," one fan wrote, while another commented: "Aww.... soo cute and wonderful art." Eric and Coco are

  • Honeymoon in Mauritius – the most romantic island on the planet

    For a tropical island getaway like no other, there’s only one honeymoon destination as far as we’re concerned. Mauritius has history, scenery, culture, critically acclaimed cuisine and a flawless reputation for setting the scene on countless unforgettable holidays. One of the most popular honeymoon destinations on the planet, Mauritius still manages to give the feeling of seclusion, remoteness and privacy – all the while providing supreme levels of luxury. We spoke to online travel agents at Destination2.co.uk to find out what makes Mauritius the dream honeymoon destination. Honeymoon in Mauritius When you’re looking for R&R&R (rest, recuperation and romance) after the thrills and

  • Johnny Depp puts the luxury ranch he bought for his late mother up for auction

    Johnny Depp is selling the Kentucky ranch he bought for his late mother Betty Sue at auction, 15 months after her death. The Pirates of the Caribbean star bought the luxurious property in Lexington, Kentucky for £735,000 in 1995, and looks set to make a sizeable profit when it sells on 15 September. The six bedroom, seven bedroom home originally went up for sale in December for $2.9million (£2.2million), although no reserve has yet been revealed for the auction, which has been organised by the Halfhill Auction Group. Jim Halfhill, the senior auctioneer who is organising the sale, said: "It's

  • Princes William and Harry recreate touching scenes after Diana's death as they receive flowers from the public

    Prince William and Prince Harry surprised members of the public by taking part in an impromptu walkabout outside Kensington Palace on the eve of their mother's death anniversary. The royal brothers greeted fans who had waited patiently in the torrential rain, and helped gather and lay their floral tributes to Princess Diana at the palace gates. Standing under umbrellas, William and Harry took time to look at the photos and banners dedicated to the late People's Princess. They read cards and messages that fans had tied to the railings, in scenes reminiscent from 20 years ago when Prince Charles and

  • Where to stay and what to do in Portugal's Algarve

    The south of Portugal, also known as the Algarve, is rich in Portugese culture and sunshine, and with only a two hour flight time from the UK, it is unsurprisingly one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. The Mediterranean coastline is full of tiny fishing towns, ancient history and exquisite food, making it a haven for keen travellers and relaxed holidaymakers alike.      Where To Stay The Anantara Vilamoura is a beautifully luxurious five-star hotel that takes the Asian-based Anantara group's prestigious hospitability but shapes it firmly within Portugese culture. From the vast reception area, decorated by local art deliberately chosen

  • Take a look at the first photo of Harry and Izzy Judd's baby Kit bonding with big sister Lola

    Harry and Izzy Judd welcomed baby son Kit into the world on Saturday, and he is just the cutest! Doting dad Harry delighted fans this week after giving them the first glimpse of his little boy, posting a heartwarming black-and-white photo of Kit being cradled in big sister Lola's arms. The image, captioned: "Lola this is your little brother Kit. X," shows the adorable little girl kissing her brother on the cheek while cuddling him.   Lola this is your little brother Kit. X A post shared by H A R R Y J U D D (@harryjudd) on Aug 28, 2017

  • Kate reveals Princess Charlotte 'absolutely loves' to dance

    Princess Charlotte's proud mum Kate has revealed that her little girl has started to take dance lessons! The Duchess opened up about her little girl's new interest on Wednesday during her visit to the Princess Diana garden at Kensington Palace. While chatting to English National Ballet director Tamara Rojo about Diana's passion for dancing, Kate said of her two-year-old daughter: "She absolutely loves it." Kate revealed that Princess Charlotte loves to dance During the conversation with Tamara, Prince William opened up about Diana's "fantastic" dancing, saying: "She loved dancing, she was a fantastic dancer. We've been going through her music collection

  • Emma Willis and husband Matt give fans 'couple goals' in rare photo

    Emma and Matt Willis are seriously cute! The popular celebrity couple posed for a fun selfie before watching the final episode of Game of Thrones on Tuesday night. In the picture, the loved-up pair looked thrilled to be spending quality time together, resulting in many fans to brand them "couple goals". Emma, who looked stunning with minimal make-up, uploaded the sweet snap on her Instagram account, captioned: "Our we're about to watch the final ep of #gameofthrones face. Something tells me we won't look so happy at the end of it..." Followers were quick to comment on the photo,

  • Patrick J. Adams on directing his 'Suits' co-stars: 'I had to leap over my fear of telling people what to do'

    When Patrick J. Adams steps on to the set of Suits, he is first and foremost Mike Ross, but during the week of shooting the 100 th episode, which airs on August 30, he also had another important role – director. Though he’s been in this coveted position before, this time it was his job to make sure all the scenes were the best they could be. “Being a director is more macro; I get to think about a lot of moving pieces at once,” he told HELLO! earlier this summer. “I’m a Virgo; I naturally love to organize things. I get to have control over things

  • WATCH: Queen Rania of Jordan’s children show off impressive musical talents

    Royal band! It looks like Queen Rania of Jordan has a pair of musicians on her hands. The 46-year-old monarch’s oldest son, Crown Prince Hussein, took to his Instagram over the weekend to show off his impressive guitar skills. The musical talents seemed to be matched by his younger sister Princess Salma, 16, who also rocked out in the clip.CLICK FOR FULL GALLERY #Repost @alhusseinjo ... ‎مع سلمى Jamming with SalmaA post shared by Queen Rania Al Abdullah (@queenrania) on Aug 26, 2017 at 9:27am PDT “Jamming with Salma,” the 23-year-old future King wrote alongside the video, which shows him strumming an acoustic