• Princess Mako of Japan leaving royal family to marry

    Princess Mako of Japan has announced her engagement to a former university classmate. Her marriage to Kei Komuro will mean that the princess will lose her royal status; under Japanese law, female imperial family members forfeit their status upon marriage to a commoner, whereas male members do not. In a press conference on Sunday, the 25-year-old said she was first attracted to Kei's "smile like the sun". Princess Mako has announced her engagement to Kei Komuro She said: "I was aware since my childhood that I'll leave my royal status once I marry. While I worked to help the emperor and

  • Strictly star Aston Merrygold expecting his first child!

    JLS star Aston Merrygold has announced he is expecting his first baby with girlfriend Sarah Lou Richards. The 29-year-old, who is taking part in the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing, shared the happy news with his fans on Instagram, and admitted he had struggled to keep the news of the pregnancy a secret. Aston shared a series of photos showing him and Sarah sat at a table with a spare seat 'reserved' for their baby, along with a photo of their child's scan. He wrote: "On May 29th 2017 we found out that our lives were going to change forever

  • Holly Willoughby shows off very slender legs in holiday snap

    Holly Willoughby has bid farewell to summer with a very idyllic holiday snap. The TV star, who is returning to her presenting duties on This Morning on Monday, showed off her slender legs and toned figure as she relaxed on a boat. "Goodnight summer... back to school tomorrow... see you on @thismorning tomorrow...Can't wait!" Holly wrote on Instagram. The mum-of-three has just been enjoying a two-month holiday abroad with her family, travelling to the Algarve in Portugal, where she was reunited with her co-host Phillip Schofield, and St Tropez in the south of France where she hung out with her

  • Freddie Flintoff opens up about struggle with depression: 'Men in particular can find it difficult'

    Freddie Flintoff has opened up about his struggle with depression, and the importance of speaking openly about mental illness. Speaking to the Mirror, he said: "It's something I don't mind talking about nowadays, but ten years ago it was a different story. I remember talking to people about it for the first time and getting a completely different reaction than I expected. I don't like the word stigma, because you create a problem by using that word, but men in particular can find it difficult." READ: Freddie Flintoff talks about his daredevil ways as he launches new gameshow Cannonball Freddie opened up about depression The

  • Coleen Rooney breaks Twitter silence following Wayne's drink driving arrest

    Coleen Rooney has broken her silence following husband Wayne Rooney's arrest for drink driving last week. The pregnant 31-year-old took to Twitter on Sunday to hit out at the paparazzi who have been following the family in the wake of the scandal. She wrote: "Please can photographers have respect and stop following me with my three children in the car… it's dangerous and I’ve had enough." Wayne and Coleen are the parents to three boys – Kai, seven, Klay, four and one-year-old Kit. They announced the news of her fourth pregnancy last month. Coleen Rooney has broken her silence following Wayne's

  • Cheryl's beloved pet dog Coco passes away

    Cheryl has announced that her pet Chihuahua, Coco, has died. The new mum bought the sweet pooch back in 2006 with her ex-husband, Ashley Cole, and the pair shared custody of her following their split in 2010. Cheryl revealed the sad news while complimenting an adorable photo of a fan's dog. She tweeted: "She's very sweet. Girl dogs are always so cute. Sadly my little Coco passed away last week," accompanied by a sad face emoji. READ: Cheryl's amazing birthday surprise for boyfriend Liam Payne revealed!   🐶 A post shared by Cheryl (@cherylofficial) on May 21, 2016 at 2:19pm PDT   The Fight For This

  • The Duchess of Cambridge's sweetest moments with Prince George and Princess Charlotte

    Kate Middleton has many different roles, but her most important one to date is mom! On top of her busy schedule, the Duchess of Cambridge always has time for Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Here is a look at some of Kate Middleton's best mommy

  • Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden announce baby son's name!

    Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have revealed the name of their baby boy. An announcement from the Swedish Royal Court has confirmed that the prince is called Gabriel Carl Walther and will be styled as the Duke of Dalarna. In keeping with royal tradition, Carl Philip's father King Carl XVI Gustaf announced his new grandson's name and title at a cabinet meeting on Monday morning. A Te Deum thanksgiving service at the royal chapel, attended by members of the royal family, followed. Carl Philip, 38, and Sofia, 32, welcomed their second child on Thursday. A statement from

  • The cheeky way Kate hinted she was expecting baby number three - seven weeks ago!

    Although Kensington Palace announced the exciting news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child together on Monday, Kate actually hinted that she was expecting baby number three back in July! The mum-of-two had attended an event for start-up tech companies in Warsaw with her husband, Prince William when the pair were presented with a sweet cuddly toy designed to soothe newborn babies. STORY: What is hyperemesis gravidarum? Kate is expecting her third child with Prince William After being presented with the thoughtful gift, Kate joked to William: "We will just have to have more babies." The company's co-founder,

  • Bets are on for Prince William and Kate's favourite baby names – see the list

    Within minutes of Prince William and Kate announcing their baby news, bookmakers across the nation were flooded with bets from punters guessing what the new royal baby will be called. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will most likely keep it classic when choosing a name for their third child, just like they did for Prince George and Princess Charlotte. If the baby is a girl, bookies make Alice the favourite with odds standing at 8/1. The name is a traditional one in the British royal family; Alice was the name of one of Queen Victoria's daughters, Alice Maud

  • Kirsty Gallacher banned from driving after pleading guilty to drink driving charge

    Kirsty Gallacher has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to a drink driving charge during an appearance at Slough Magistrates' Court on Monday. The 41-year-old Sky Sports presenter admitted that she was three times over the limit on 12 August when she was stopped by police. She had been due to spend the day at Windsor Castle with her children, but was pulled over at around 11.30am after witnesses saw her driving erratically on Eton High Street in Berkshire. Police conducted a roadside breathalyser test, which showed that her alcohol level was at 106 microgrammes in

  • Mark Zuckerberg shares sweet photo of newborn daughter

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has shared an adorable photo of him cuddling up with his newborn. The star posted the sweetest snap on his Instagram page on Sunday with the caption "Baby cuddles are the best." In the photo, Mark, 33, cradles his second born baby girl, August Chan Zuckerberg. The love is clear as the father and daughter gaze into each other's eyes, with his newborn looking like her older sister Maxima. Mark and his wife Priscilla introduced little August into the world on 29th August on Mark's Instagram, alongside big sister Maxima. He wrote, "Priscilla and I are so

  • Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's romantic African hideaway: see photos

    Prince Harry had the perfect destination in mind when he whisked Meghan Markle away for their romantic African holiday in August. The royal took his girlfriend to the Meno a Kwena camp in Botswana – a place that he has visited on several occasions since his first stay 20 years ago. STORY: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle take Heathrow Express after epic Africa holiday According to the Daily Mail, Harry took Meghan to the £650-a-night camp on the first night of their holiday, which was also the eve of her 36th birthday. The resort is located in the heart of the

  • Beyoncé congratulates Serena Williams on her baby on Instagram

    Beyoncé has posted a stunning photo of Serena Williams to congratulate her on welcoming her first child. The If I Were a Boy singer shared a snap of the tennis champion wearing a gorgeous, flowing ball gown while cradling her baby bump, with a caption which simply read: "Congratulations Serena!" READ: Serena Williams celebrates 50s-themed baby shower with Kelly Rowland, Ciara and Eva Longoria! Serena welcomed a baby girl Serena and her fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, welcomed a baby girl together on Friday 1 September at St. Mary's Medical Centre in West Palm Beach. Announcing the exciting news, news producer Chris Shephard tweeted: "Tennis star

  • Kate's third pregnancy: Everything you need to know about the new royal baby

    The nation is celebrating the happy news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child together. William and Kate will welcome a new addition to their young family next year; a baby sibling for Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Following the official announcement, HELLO! Online presents the lowdown on the new little royal… Where will the baby fall in the line of succession? The new baby will be born fifth in line to the throne, bumping uncle Prince Harry out of the top five into sixth place. Prince Charles is first in line, followed by William, Prince

  • Cat Deeley takes son Milo to work – see the cute video

    Cat Deeley has shared an adorable video while visiting the So You Think You Can Dance set with her one-year-old son, Milo. The show's presenter can be spotted carrying her toddler son while walking out of the rehearsals, and looked laid back in a stylish loose black dress and straw hat. She captioned the video: "Popped into rehearsals today, the little one had an amazing time... I have to say our dancers are the best! Don't miss the show tomorrow! It's going to be a goodie!" Cat has hosted the popular dance competition in the US since 2006, and recently

  • Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood is opening a bakery in London!

    Paul Hollywood is bringing his baking expertise to London with the launch of his very own bakery. The Great British Bake Off judge will open Knead, an 'upmarket bakery', in London Euston station at the end of September – and it's bound to prove a hit with fans of the Channel 4 show. Although there is no set launch date yet, Knead will open to customers from 7am for breakfast and promises to serve "high quality delicious food all day every day". Expect artisanal sandwiches, freshly baked pies, pastries and sausage rolls that are made fresh in store and sold

  • Novak Djokovic welcomes second baby with wife Jelena – find out name

    Novak Djokovic has welcomed his second baby, according to reports in Serbia. The tennis champion, 30, and his wife Jelena welcomed a baby girl on Saturday, and have chosen to name their daughter Tara, news outlet Blic reports. While Novak has yet to confirm the news, his former coach Boris Becker tweeted: "Wonderful news from Jelena /Novak @DjokerNole !!! They had healthy baby girl called Tara..." Novak and Jelena are also the proud parents to a son, Stefan, who turns three in October. They confirmed that they were expecting another baby in April, after Jelena was spotted with a growing

  • Cheryl leads celebrity reactions to Prince William and Kate's royal baby news

    The recent breaking news of the third royal baby on its way has caused a wave of excitement across the nation. Hundreds of thousands have tweeted with joy about the new addition to the throne, with #Royalbaby trending in the UK. Celebrities were quick to react to the good news, including Cheryl, who recently gave birth to her first child Bear with boyfriend Liam Payne. The Fight For This Love singer was one of the first to tweet, writing: "Awww congratulations to Will and Kate on their baby news !! 3rd royal baba on its way." Cheryl has kept

  • Sir Tom Jones forced to postpone tour on medical advice

    Sir Tom Jones has announced he is postponing the start of his US tour on the advice of his doctors. The Welsh singer, 77, was due to begin his tour on 6 September in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, but has now informed fans he is unable to take to the stage. A statement posted on Sir Tom's Twitter page confirmed the news. "Following medical advice, Sir Tom Jones has announced he will unfortunately be postponing his US tour," it read. "Dates are being re-scheduled for May and June 2018 and all tickets will remain valid for the new dates, details of which

  • Demi Lovato shares the details of her challenging fitness routine

    Demi Lovato only takes Sundays off when it comes to her killer workout regime. The singer is not shy when it comes to showing off her hard work at the gym, and regularly performs in midriff-baring outfits, as well as happily posing in her gym kit on Instagram. STORY: How Demi Lovato removes 'stressors' from her life Demi's washboard stomach doesn't come easily though, with the singer explaining how disciplined she is during an interview with Pop Sugar. "I take Sundays off," she told the website of her exercise timetable. "I work out six days a week. Demi Lovato says she now

  • Prince Harry reacts to William and Kate's baby news

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  • See the luxury hotel where Michelle Obama stayed on her solo Mallorca holiday

    Michelle Obama chose a hotel in one of the most secluded areas of Palma de Mallorca for her visit to the Spanish island last week. The former First Lady took a solo holiday at the end of August as a guest of the former United States Ambassador to Spain James Costos and his husband Michael Smith. STORY: Michelle Obama takes solo holiday to Spanish island Although Michelle is thought to have spent time at the couple's rented summer house, she also enjoyed some downtime at Hotel Cap Rocat, a luxurious hotel that once served as a military fortress. Perched on a

  • Why historic Ludlow should be your next spa staycation destination

    Sometimes it is nice just to get away, but with flight costs and travel annoyances it is not always easy to. Now with staycations on the rise people are discovering the gems of Britain previously overlooked. The small town of Ludlow in Shropshire is one such destination; located half an hour from Shrewsbury, near the Welsh border, the countryside town has a lot to offer. Fishmore Hall, a former naughty boy's school turned beautiful country house hotel, resides just outside the main town surrounded by fields upon fields of cows, sheep and rural British countryside. The renovated school is now

  • Shay Mitchell unveils top beauty tips in debut tutorial - watch here!

    Shay Mitchell has shared some of her favourite beauty tips in a YouTube tutorial. The Pretty Little Liars actress always steps out on the red carpet in eye-catching ensembles, and is building up quite the reputation for experimenting with her make-up looks. Shay launched her YouTube channel over the weekend, with her video already racking up over two million views, and the star took the opportunity to share her top tricks - such as applying Tarte's Shape Tape concealer prior to her La Mer foundation.   "Because this is a little bit warmer, I am not going to be doing this on

  • Katherine Jenkins shares precious family photo with daughter Aaliyah

    Katherine Jenkins tends to keep her family out of the public eye, but over the weekend the opera singer shared the most gorgeous photo with her brood. Posing with her husband Andrew Levitas and their daughter Aaliyah, Katherine looked out to sea towards a magnificent rainbow that had taken over the sky. "Chasing rainbows with the family," Katherine, 37, wrote on Instagram. The precious moment proved too much for fans, with one commenting: "Beautiful picture with your lovely family. I've always believed seeing a rainbow means you're destined for great things which is what I'm sure your daughter will be!

  • Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield's exciting news revealed!

    Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield have some very exciting news to share! The popular presenters of ITV daytime show This Morning are teaming up again to host Dancing On Ice. The show, which sees celebrity skaters take to the ice in a bid to dance and dazzle their way to glory, will make a triumphant return to ITV in 2018. "I'm so excited to be returning to a show that I love so much!" said Holly, who will be reunited with legendary skating duo Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. "Working with Jayne and Chris is always such an honour and

  • Bake Off winner Candice Brown shares her Nan's Florentines recipe

    Candice Brown has had an incredible year since being crowned the winner of Great British Bake Off in 2016. Now the 32-year-old, who released her debut cookbook Comfort: Delicious Bakes and Family Treats in July, is set to headline the demo stage at Ascot's Festival of Food and Wine on 9 September. Ahead of Candice's appearance at the food festival we have the recipe for her Nan's Florentines, which she describes as "perfect" – and we have to agree. STORY: Candice Brown reveals why she's excited about the new GBBO line-up "This is another handwritten recipe from my Nan. It was perfect

  • Natalie Portman is tired of wasting time in make-up chairs

    Natalie Portman feels like she's wasted chunks of her life sitting in make-up chairs.  While the Israel-born actress is widely regarded as one of the world's most beautiful women, Natalie still has to sit through endless hours in the make-up department. And unlike her male co-stars, even when she's promoting a movie, Natalie is forced to endure beauty prep before stepping out onto the red carpet. "I do get upset by the disparity between actresses and actors," she sighed to The Cut. "When I go to a question-and-answer session, I have to go through two hours of make-up. The actor gets