• Flashback Friday: the story behind the Duchess of York's incredible new look

    Sarah, Duchess of York exuded confidence as she featured on the front cover of HELLO! in March 2014. Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie's mum was celebrating her incredible weight loss, by posing for an exclusive photoshoot and interview in Verbier, Switzerland. HELLO! Fashion Monthly's editor Juliet Herd recalls working with the Duchess, who admitted that it was the first time she'd really enjoyed doing a photoshoot. "The Duchess of York was on great form during this exclusive cover photoshoot in Verbier and so happy and excited to try on all the clothes that our uber stylist Naty Abascal had brought over from

  • Stay at the De Vere Latimer Estate: the famous 'Spy House'

    If you like a little mystery on your minibreak, then the Grade I listed De Vere Latimer Estate nestled in Buckinghamshire's Chiltern Hills is just the place for you. My husband Andrew and I booked a night’s stay in the 19th century country house – only a short tube ride on the Metropolitan line from London’s Baker Street - and from the moment we pulled up at the mansion’s grand entrance, we were captivated by its grandeur and intriguing history. The De Vere Latimer Estate and its stunning grounds 'The Spy House' as it's known, is much more than your average hotel retreat, with

  • Nadine Coyle opens up about Girls Aloud's 'bitter' split

    Nadine Coyle has reflected on her time in Girls Aloud, and the band's decision to split in 2013, as she celebrates the release of a brand new solo single, Go To Work. In an interview with the Sun, the 32-year-old admitted that there was some bitterness amongst the members – Cheryl, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh – saying: "It was fine at the start but there's always politics in any band. It just happened that I always got more vocals than everybody else, so in terms of people wanting their voice heard, that wasn't happening. It made people

  • Jennifer Lopez's children 'twin' in school uniform

    Babies no more! Jennifer Lopez's twins started their first day of fourth grade on Thursday, 7 September, and the proud mum took to her Instagram to celebrate. "So proud of my babies…#notbabiesanymore #4thgrade #love," the 48-year-old captioned the picture of her nine-year-old son Max and daughter Emme twinning in their school blazers.  Jennifer's twins started their first day of fourth grade Photo: Instagram/@jlo  The two flashed identical smiles with Max wearing khaki pants, a white shirt and his school blazer, while his sister stood next to him sporting a pale blue skirt, knee-high socks, black Mary Jane shoes and the same jacket. Jennifer Lopez unveils secret

  • Prince George joined by his little cousin Maud at Thomas's Battersea

    Prince George looked a little apprehensive as he arrived for his first day of school on Thursday. Luckily, for the little boy there was a familiar face amongst his new class mates – his cousin Maud. It turns out that George isn't the only royal running around the corridors at Thomas's Battersea: Maud Windsor, the daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor, has also been enrolled at the school. Much like George, Maud arrived for her first day holding hands with her dad, Lord Frederick, the only son of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent. The little girl, who will

  • Sir Richard Branson speaks out after Necker Island home is 'utterly devastated' by Hurricane Irma

    Sir Richard Branson has revealed that his home on Necker Island has been "completely and utterly devastated" by Hurricane Irma. The entrepreneur, who retreated to the concrete wine cellar at the property when the Category 5 hurricane struck on Wednesday, said he and his team on the island were all safe but the buildings and trees had been swept away. STORY: Richard Branson's Necker Island home 'destroyed' by Hurricane Irma Speaking via satellite phone for a blog post on the Virgin website, Sir Richard said: "It is a traumatic time here in the British Virgin Islands. I have never seen anything

  • Brian Austin Green defends four-year-old son for wearing dresses

    Brian Austin Green has spoken out to defend his four-year-old son Noah's decision to wear dresses. The actor shares three boys with wife Megan Fox – Noah, Bodhi, three, and one-year-old Journey – and on occasion, their eldest has been pictured out and about in public wearing dresses and skirts. "I've heard from some people that they don't agree with him wearing dresses," Brian told Hollywood Pipeline. "To them I say, I don't care. He's four and if he wants to wear it, then he wears it." Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox have ben married since 2010 The 44-year-old continued: "I

  • What will Meghan Markle's royal name be if she marries Prince Harry?

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been together for over a year now, and the Suits actress recently spoke candidly about their love story in an interview for Vanity Fair, leading many to think that a proposal might not be too far away! Since Meghan's name is actually Rachel, speculation is already rife as to what her official royal title would be. MORE: Meghan Markle's friends reveal why Prince Harry fell in love with her Meghan recently opened up about her relationship with Harry While Meghan could go by her first name and be known as Princess Rachel of Wales, there is

  • Cheryl and Liam Payne's plans for house extension revealed

    Cheryl and Liam Payne have submitted plans to extend their lavish country mansion in Woking, Surrey. The Mail Online reports that the couple are hoping to build a two-bay garage that would link the guest house with the main house and indoor pool area. This would mean guests would be able to walk into the main living quarters via the extension. According to a planning statement, the renovations would increase the size of the house by a whopping 72 per cent. It states: "The existing and original house has a footprint of 433 square metres, an overall floor area of

  • Exclusive: Jake Quickenden and Danielle Fogarty are engaged!

    In an exclusive interview and photoshoot in HELLO!, Jake Quickenden reveals how he proposed to his girlfriend Danielle Fogarty on his 29th birthday - and was so overcome with emotion he was lost for words. "I had a whole speech prepared, but as soon as I opened the ring box I was blubbing and I couldn't speak," the X Factor contestant, who was also a finalist on I'm a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here!, tells HELLO! of the moment he dropped to one knee, clutching a stunning oval diamond ring to propose to his girlfriend of two years marketing

  • Dad sends son hilarious 'official' letter from the tooth fairy

    Have you ever struggled to get your children to brush their teeth every day? Henry Warren had the brilliant idea of sending his eight-year-old son, Sam, an official warning about the state of one of his teeth from 'Barry T. Tooth Fairy' to convince him to clean his teeth properly! Henry shared the letter on Twitter with a caption which read: "Our son is dreadful at brushing his teeth. Turns out the Tooth Fairy has had enough." WATCH: Toddler interrupts ITV interview and news anchor praised for reaction The letter reads: "You will have noticed there has been a delay in your

  • The health condition that led Kim Kardashian to hire a surrogate

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are said to be "over the moon" to be expecting their third child via a surrogate. The couple, who are already parents to daughter North, four, and Saint, who turns two in December, decided to hire a surrogate due to a potentially life-threatening condition that Kim suffered from in both of her previous pregnancies. STORY: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting third child via surrogate The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star suffered from placenta accreta, which means the placenta's blood vessels attach too deeply to the uterus' wall, and can lead to complications such as

  • Bruce Willis' daughter Mabel is all grown up and off to kindergarten!

    Bruce Willis and Emma Heming Willis' five-year-old daughter Mabel started kindergarten this week – and she looked very excited! The adorable little girl was captured on camera by her proud mum, who shared a snapshot showing Mabel sitting on a bench in her new classroom, with a colourful display saying 'Sweet in Kindergarten' also in view. Mabel was all smiles as she posed for the photo, dressed in a pretty floral dress and white cardigan.   And in a blink of an eye, she's off to Kindergarten #firstdayofschool #mybaby 💗😍💓😭 A post shared by Emma Heming Willis (@emmahemingwillis) on Sep 7, 2017 at

  • HELLO!'s royal pregnancy special issue, on sale Saturday!

    It has been a memorable week for the royal family with the announcement that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child, and their son Prince George's first day of school. And we have all the details on the royals' happy news in the new issue of HELLO!, on sale tomorrow. STORY: Prince William and Kate expecting their third child Pick up HELLO!'s Royal Pregnancy Special for the latest news and insight into Kate's pregnancy. The Duchess was forced to announce the news early and cancel scheduled engagements due to hyperemesis gravidarum, the severe morning sickness that she

  • Chester Bennington's widow shares happy family photo taken days before he died

    Chester Bennington's widow Talinda has posted a heartbreaking photo on Twitter, reminding people that signs of depression are not always visible. Talinda shared a picture of her late husband and their children, taken just days before Chester, 41, committed suicide. The Linkin Park singer could be seen laughing and appeared to be full of joy. Talinda wrote: "This was days b4 my husband took his own life. Suicidal thoughts were there, but you'd. Never know." Chester left behind three children with his wife Talinda – twins Lilly and Lila and son Tyler. The singer, who had a history of drugs

  • Katie Holmes' niece looks exactly like Suri Cruise – see the photo

    Katie Holmes' daughter Suri Cruise has a doppelganger! On Friday, Katie took to her Instagram account to share a sweet photo of her mum Kathleen and her niece, who were both celebrating their birthdays. And while fans were quick to send their well wishes to the pair on their special days, many couldn’t get over just how alike Suri and her cousin were. One wrote: "What a beautiful family! Your daughter and niece look so much alike," while another added: "Suri looks almost identical to your niece." A third added: "So sweet. I can see where you get your looks from."   A

  • Beyoncé celebrated her birthday with this epic £2,600 cake - and you have to see it!

    Beyoncé celebrated her 36th birthday on Monday with a cake truly fit for a queen. The Lemonade singer spent her special day at husband Jay-Z's Made in America festival in Philadelphia, and recruited local bakery Cake Life Bake Shop to create a special cake. STORY: Beyonce and Jay Z take out huge £40million mortgage on new home According to Philly magazine, the shop received a mysterious order for a black and yellow geode cake, which they are famous for. The cakes start at $3,500 (around £2,600) and prices increase depending on the detail, complexity and size.   Happy Birthday, @Beyonce! We hope you

  • Who is Noel Fielding? Everything you need to know about the Great British Bake Off presenter

    Noel Fielding is being watched by around six million people on the Great British Bake Off, but just how much do you know about the baking show's new presenter, aside from his eccentric taste in style? If, like Mary Berry, you had no idea who Noel was before he appeared on GBBO, here's everything you need to know about the star… READ: Fans react to Great British Bake Off with Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith   Noel is best known for his surreal brand of comedy, which is portrayed in the hit cult show, The Mighty Boosh, which aired from 2003

  • Prince Charles says 'anxious' George's first day of school will have been 'character building'

    Prince Charles has admitted that his grandson Prince George looked a little "anxious" on his first day of school, but that the experience will have been "character building". George, four, started his first day at Thomas's Battersea in south London on Thursday, where he was accompanied to school by his dad Prince William. The young royal seemed a little apprehensive, clutching onto his dad's hand. Charles conceded that the "poor old thing" looked "a little anxious". "He's been left there to get on with it when the parents go away," Charles told ITV. "That's always the problem. It's good for

  • The best vegetarian restaurants in the UK

    Whether you're bored of beef, ditching chicken or abandoning bacon for good, the meat-free movement is bigger, better and more delicious than ever. From seitan schnitzels and jackfruit burgers to mushroom roasts, being a herbivore is no herbi-bore, at least not with this list of some of the best vegetarian restaurants in the UK. Courtesy of our friends at DesignMyNight, check out all the great reasons to leave meat in the sin bin. Haunt – London Haunt in Stoke Newington have plenty to be proud about. From their cool and casual interiors to their happy-go-lucky crowd, not only are they pulling

  • Olivia Newton-John makes rare public appearance since cancer diagnosis

    Olivia Newton-John looked sensational on Friday evening as she made a rare public appearance for a very special cause. The Grease actress, who is currently battling cancer for the second time, was at the Olivia Newton-John Gala in Melbourne, which she had organised through her charity, the Olivia Newton-John Cancer & Research Centre. Gracing the red carpet at the Crown Palladium, the 68-year-old looked a picture of happiness as she smiled for the cameras. Looking fashionable in a chic black suit, white blouse and lace fingerless gloves, Olivia posed for photos throughout the evening with guests, who included husband John

  • Holly Willoughby calls out 'naughty' Phillip Schofield for teasing her about eating cake 'all the time'

    Holly Willoughby loves to eat cake! The slim TV star was teased by her co-host Phillip Schofield for her sweet tooth in a hilarious clip posted by This Morning on her Twitter account, which she captioned: Naughty @Schofe!". In the footage, which was taken during an advert break on the This Morning sofa, Phillip flicks through the pages of her new baby book, Truly Scrumptious Baby, reading out segments, including: "When I work hard today, I deserve a nice piece of cake." Laughing, he said: "I know! When you say regularly, it should be all the time." Holly, who

  • Cheryl gives her seal of approval on Liam Payne's Riff-Off with James Corden

    Cheryl's partner, Liam Payne, joined James Cordon on The Late, Late Show on Thursday, and proved that solo artists were just as good as boy bands with a hilarious Riff-Off. Cheryl shared the video on her Twitter feed, and captioned it with a heart emoji. MORE: James Corden's wife Julia shows first hint of baby bump after confirming pregnancy In the video, James was discussing boybands, saying: "Boybands are better than solo artists," before Liam arrived to prove him wrong. Appearing on stage, he said: "Hey! Whoa whoa whoa. Corden! There are plenty of good solo artists out there, you can't be

  • Ryanair has made a big change to its hand luggage allowance

    If you've got a flight planned with Ryanair in the next few months, take note. The budget airline has announced changes to its hand luggage allowance, meaning passengers will no longer be able to take two pieces of cabin luggage on board. RELATED: See the latest travel news here The old policy allowed customers to carry on a normal cabin bag, such as a wheelie case that measured 50cm x 40cm x 20cm, along with a smaller bag such as a handbag under 35cm x 20cm x 20cm. However from 1 November passengers will only be able to take their smaller

  • Ticketholders react to Hamilton's London opening delayed

    Bad news for anyone who managed to score a pair of much-coveted Hamilton tickets in its opening two weeks! The musical, which is been a critically-acclaimed sensation on Broadway, has announced that previews at the Victoria Palace Theatre will now begin on 6 December rather than 21 November as originally planned, meaning that 16 performances will be rescheduled. READ: Ryanair has made a big change to its hand luggage allowance Any customers who have purchased tickets for the cancelled dates will be contacted by Ticketmaster in order to rearrange their tickets. According to the theatre, a large number of seats were held

  • Carol McGiffin upset after being left out of Loose Women 18th birthday party

    Carol McGiffin has taken to Twitter expressing her sadness after she failed to secure an invite to Loose Women's 18th birthday bash. The 57-year-old shared a series of tweets, writing: "Not furious, not surprised, just a teeny bit sad." Carol, who stopped presenting on the panel back in 2013, sarcastically replied to one fan: "Don't be daft Aaron, I only did 13 years and over 1,000 shows, why would I even be asked???!!!" Another fan asked if she had upset show bosses, with Carol replying: "Dunno. Maybe it's because We (the old gang) left and the show stopped winning awards? Who

  • This IKEA app will revolutionise the way you decorate your home

    If you've ever bought furniture only to come home and discover it doesn't fit the space or look the way you hoped, you will love the revolutionary new app from IKEA. The Swedish furniture store is effectively offering customers the chance to try before they buy, and see how an item will look in their own homes. STORY: IKEA has created an ingenious cookbook that you can cook IKEA Place uses augmented reality technology to allow prospective buyers to see how their chosen item will look in their home simply by pointing their camera at the space they want to put

  • EastEnders fans think they have guessed who Fi Browning's dad is

    EastEnders fans played detective after businesswoman Fi Browning, played by Lisa Faulkner, made a mysterious phone call to her dad at the end of Thursday night's episode. Fi had previously told Mick that her dad was dead, suggesting that there is far more to come in the storyline. Fans were quick to guess who Fi could be related to after watching the show, taking to Twitter to share their thoughts, with many believing it to be the Chairman of Weyland & Co. One wrote: "Fi Browning her dad has to be Max's boss," while another suggested: "Got it all worked

  • Great British Bake Off viewers can't stop complaining about this mistake

    The move to Channel 4 and the loss of Mary Berry, Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc on the Great British Bake Off isn't what's riling fans. No, viewers are more upset about a long-standing 'mistake' in the show's opening credits, which has remained unrectified even after Bake Off moved to Channel 4. Frustrated TV fans have been taking to Twitter to complain about – pause – the missing raspberry on the bottom right-hand side of the chocolate cake. "New channel, new judge, new presenters and Bake Off STILL can't put a raspberry in the space on the intro," wrote one

  • Upcoming autumn Netflix shows and films you need to watch

    With autumn fast-approaching, now would be the perfect time to swap flip flops for slippers and a cocktail for a cup of tea, and settle in for some good old fashioned bad weather television! Netflix has some amazing shows and films being released on its streaming services in the next three months, and we have rounded up our top picks to snuggle up and watch! Outlander season three Outlander is based on the bestselling romance novels by Diana Gabaldon, and follows WWII nurse Claire Randall after she falls through time, finding herself stuck in 17th century Scotland and falling in love

  • Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas opens up about her brother committing suicide

    Shirley Ballas is set to hit our screens this weekend after becoming the new Strictly Come Dancing head judge. In a new interview, the dancer has openly revealed the difficulties in her upbringing and the heartbreak in her family history. Shirley, 56, has spoken about the day her brother, who "was her father figure", committed suicide. She told the Sun Online: "My brother took his own life when he was 44." Speaking about her attachment to him, she said: "He gave me away when I got married the first time and the second time." The chic and stylish dance queen

  • See inside The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar's beautiful LA home

    The Big Bang Theory actor Kunal Nayyar and his wife Neha Kapur Nayyar have given fans a peek inside their beautiful Los Angeles home. The actor, who plays Rajesh Koothrappali in the popular sitcom, showcased the property in an interview with Architectural Digest magazine, in which he credited his wife for turning the house into a home they want their family to enjoy for generations to come. RELATED: See more celebrity homes here The couple revealed that they had been house hunting for almost a year before they discovered their 5,000-square-foot hacienda, which has a muted seashell pink hue and unique

  • Prince George's new school: All the details and photos from his first day

    Get all the details on Prince George's first day as a pupil at Thomas's