• Bake Off viewers outraged as Paul Hollywood breaks golden rule

    Great British Bake Off fans were less than impressed by Tuesday night's episode, which saw Paul Hollywood break his golden judging rule to send home last week's star baker Stacey Hart. Paul was saw telling fellow judge Prue Leith and hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig that the competition was so close that they needed to consider bakes produced on previous weeks while making their decision – something he has said he will never do. He then sent home Stacey, a decision which caused yet more controversy with fans, who pointed out that being named star baker just seven

  • Katie Holmes steps out with a very dramatic new haircut

    Katie Holmes turned heads in New York on Tuesday as she unveiled a dramatic new haircut. The 38-year-old actress looked stunning as she debuted a cute pixie crop while making an appearance at the FAO Schwarz pop up store in the city. It is Katie's most striking hair style change in ten years, and the super short cut perfectly suited the star, enhancing her pretty facial features. Speaking to People at the event, the mum-of-one revealed she went for the chop for an upcoming film role. "I'm getting ready to play a woman in a movie called The Doorman," she

  • George Clooney's twins make TV debut with their 'manny' Matt Damon

    When it came to finding a nanny for his twins Ella and Alexander, George Clooney turned to his close pal Matt Damon to fill the role. Amal Clooney's husband dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday where he asked the studio audience if they'd like to meet his bundles of joy. Much to the dismay of the TV host, George's double stroller was wheeled out by Jimmy Kimmel's faux nemesis Matt, who came out sporting a diaper bag and spit up cloth on his shoulders. "He's my manny," George, 56, said. Matt explained, "I'm his manny. It's a nanny who's a man." "You're not

  • You have to try this bone-chillingly good Halloween Scary Bones cake recipe

    Halloween is nearly here, so cook up a spook-tacularly tasty treat with this Dr. Oetker Shaky Bones Cake recipe, baked by Juliet Sear. Decorated with meringue bones and dripping raspberry-flavoured blood, this cake is guaranteed to impress. Ingredients for cake: 340g self raising flour 290g softened butter 270g golden caster sugar 350ml buttermilk 3 medium eggs 2 tsp Dr. Oetker Extra Strong Food Gel Colour Red 3 tbsp Dr. Oetker Cocoa Powder 2 tsp Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Natural Extract 1.5 tsp salt 1.5 tsp Dr. Oetker Bicarbonate of Soda 1.5 tsp white vinegar 2 greased and lined 8" round cake tins 1kg pre-prepared cream cheese frosting (Buttercream with 2/3 tbsp cream cheese –

  • Robbie Williams cancelled tour after being admitted to Intensive Care

    Robbie Williams has opened up about his decision to cancel his tour earlier in September, revealing that he received "very worrying" test results and ended up in the Intensive Care Unit as a result. In a video posted on Twitter, the Rock DJ singer confirmed that he has been recovering from the unknown illness for the last five weeks. READ: Ayda Field shares sweet photo of son Charlton at his tennis lesson Robbie opened up about his illness  He said: "How I am is really good. I've been recovering from an illness now for the last five weeks. Unfortunately that illness kicked in

  • Serena Williams is selling her Bel Air mansion for £9million: take a look

  • Did Kris Jenner just confirm Khloé Kardashian's pregnancy?

    Khloé Kardashian has yet to respond to rumours that she is expecting her first child with boyfriend Tristan Thompson. But after Kris Jenner gave an interview with Entertainment Tonight, saying she is "over the moon" for her daughter, fans are taking it as confirmation that Khloé, 33, is indeed pregnant. The momager and businesswoman told ET: "I'm over the moon for her. We love Tristan so much, and she's so happy, and she's been through so much. Just seeing her be able to do something so creative with [her denim line] Good American – that's her passion. On top of

  • Jenson Button's ex-wife Jessica Michibata gives birth to baby girl - see the sweet picture

    Huge congratulations to Jessica Michibata, who has welcomed her first child into the world. The ex-wife of Formula One driver Jenson Button took to Instagram to announce the safe arrival of a baby girl, named Joy. The new mother, 33, shared a sweet picture of herself cosying up to her newborn, and alongside the snap, she wrote: "Words cannot describe how happy I feel and how much love I have for this beautiful soul...Welcome to the world Joy." She added: "Thank you for choosing me as your mother, I will love you forever and ever and ever." Jessica, who is

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan proud of wife Hilarie Burton for speaking out against Ben Affleck

    Jeffrey Dean Morgan has praised his wife, Hilarie Burton, for speaking out about a incident involving Ben Affleck that occurred years ago on TRL. Speaking to US Weekly, the Walking Dead actor said: "I don't want to make a big deal of it because [Hilarie] didn't, but I think everything that's come out in the last couple of weeks, starting with Harvey Weinstein — anybody who has talked about it and even those who haven't yet are incredibly brave and I think it's time for change. Hopefully all this stuff is going to change this business. It's prevalent all

  • How to protect your hair colour for longer

    Stepping out of the salon with a fresh new hair colour is a great feeling. While celebrities switch-up their hues all the time, with stars such as Katy Perry going from brunette to blonde at the drop of a hat, most of us can only hit the dye bottle every so often. So what should you do to keep your strands glossy for longer? The experts at hair salon Taylor Taylor in London have shared their top tips with HELLO!. Invest in quality products Keep your colour looking vibrant for longer by using a professional shampoo or conditioner. "High street brands

  • Blake Lively says she wants her daughter to become a chef

    Actress Blake Lively has joked she hopes her youngest daughter Ines will develop the cooking talent of famous cartoon rodent chef Ratatouille.The Age of Adaline star is a huge fan of food and she already sees huge culinary potential in her 12-month-old baby. "I'm like the parent of an Olympian, but I want a chef baby," she quipped during an appearance on U.S. TV chat show Live with Kelly and Ryan on Tuesday. STORY: Blake Lively gets birthday revenge on Ryan Reynolds with this hilarious photo "I'm like (dreaming of cartoon rat chef) Ratatouille with (Ines) all the time. I went

  • Strictly's Shirley Ballas responds to those Bruno Tonioli 'partying' photos

    Shirley Ballas has defended her co-star Bruno Tonioli, after photos emerged of him 'partying' in LA when he was meant to be in the UK judging Strictly Come Dancing. Shirley admitted that she had seen the photos but brushed it off, saying: "Well obviously he flies back every week for Dancing with the Stars and Strictly, and I saw the photograph. It was just outside his dressing room and I think he just had some friends visiting. He's flamboyant and lovely and we missed him a lot this week." During the interview on BBC Breakfast, Shirley also praised her other

  • Cook up a spooky Halloween treat with these cupcakes: watch video

    Surprise Trick or Treaters with a spooky surprise - these red velvet cupcakes from Cake Angels are filled with sprinkles and sweets, making the perfect Halloween treat. Makes 12 Ingredients: Red velvet cupcake mix 60g unsalted butter at room temperature 150g caster sugar 1 egg 10g cocoa powder 20ml red food colouring ½ tsp vanilla extract 120ml buttermilk 150g plain flour ½ tsp salt  ½ tsp baking soda Cupcake tray, lined with cupcake cases Decorations Cake Angels Trick or Treat sprinkles Cake Angels Trick or Treat sugar cake decorations (2 packs) 150g Cake Angels White Mini Marshmallows (150g) RELATED: See more recipes here Method: Preheat oven to 180ºC (for a fan oven). Mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and

  • Coleen Rooney maintains silence as husband Wayne celebrates birthday alone

    Coleen Rooney is continuing to maintain a dignified silence amid ongoing speculation about her marriage. The pregnant 31-year-old, who is currently enjoying a half-term break in Barbados with her three sons, opted not to send her husband Wayne Rooney a public message on social media on Tuesday, in acknowledgment of his 32nd birthday. Coleen, who has previously shared heartfelt tributes to Wayne on Instagram, instead focused on having fun at the beach with her boys, Kai, even, Klay, four and 22-month-old Kit, while Wayne spent the day at Everton's training ground. Coleen Rooney's touching birthday tribute to Wayne Rooney in 2016 It

  • Is Jason Gardiner set to reprise his role as judge on Dancing On Ice?

    Jason Gardiner has confirmed he is set to reprise his role on Dancing On Ice when the ITV ice-skating competition show returns in 2018. The 45-year-old choreographer will take his seat alongside Diversity star Ashley Banjo as well as Olympic skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean in the newly-revamped line-up. Appearing on Wednesday's Lorraine, Jason discusses his "blunt" judging style, telling stand-in host Christine Lampard: "I'm honest. As you know, I always call it as I see it. But similarly when they're good I give them great praise." He added: "It's one of the hardest [shows to do], I

  • Victoria Beckham reunited with glam best friend Eva Longoria in LA

    Victoria Beckham enjoyed a glamorous night out with her best friend Eva Longoria on Tuesday, attending the launch of celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves' new salon in LA. The two stars were dressed to impress in coordinating black outfits, with Victoria, 43, looking elegant in a halter neck dress. Eva, 42, was just as chic in a pinstripe, fashion-forward suit, but had to accessorise with a cast on her foot. Poking fun at her injured friend, Victoria wrote on Instagram: "Nice boot!! Love u @evalongoria X." The fashion designer, who was joined by her husband David Beckham at the launch, also

  • Top Netflix TV shows and films to watch this Halloween

    Stranger Things 2 The long-awaited Stranger Things 2 will arrive on Netflix just before Halloween, giving fans the perfect opportunity to be spooked by the terrifying occurrences in the town of Hawkins. Season two sees Will return from the Upside Down and attempt to come to terms with his ordeal, along with his friends, Mike, Dustin and Lucas. The sequel is much darker and scarier than the original, making it the perfect choice for binge-watching chills! Stranger Things is back with a second series Gerald's Game Stephen King's novel about a woman who is left handcuffed to a bed in the middle of

  • Harper Beckham is adorable in never-before-seen beach photo

    Harper Beckham was the cutest little girl as she enjoyed a day at the beach with her dad David and her older brothers Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz. A photo posted on Instagram showed the six-year-old looking out to sea, holding her arms up in the air. The mini fashionista proved she was following in her mum Victoria's stylish footsteps, looking trendy in a pink kaftan with her hair swept up in a ponytail. Harper's older brother Brooklyn, an aspiring photographer, posted the never-before-seen snap on Instagram. He captioned it with a love heart emoji, scoring thousands of likes from his followers,

  • Has Jane Beale left EastEnders for good? Actress Laurie Brett confirms exit

    It has been confirmed that EastEnders favourite Jane Beale will not be returning to Walford. Actress Laurie Brett, who has played Ian Beale's wife since 2004, confirmed the surprising news this week during a chat with Digital Spy, saying: "I've loved every minute of playing Jane Beale. To return to EastEnders with such a huge storyline was an absolute gift. However, what I have known from the start is that with the soap gods watching us at all times, there is only so long before things go full circle." Her character was last seen in Albert Square on Monday,

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  • Great British Bake Off's Stacey Hart has a surprising claim to fame!

    Stacey Hart's time on The Great British Bake Off came to an end this week, as she became the latest baker to leave the tent. The 42-year-old fell at the final hurdle as judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith eliminated her in the semi-final round. And while Stacey might have survived nine weeks in the competition, viewers are only now discovering her surprising secret. It has been revealed that Stacey's husband James is one of the founding directors of the hugely popular fashion company ASOS. James and three other colleagues set up the clothing giant in 2000 and sold

  • EastEnders' Lorna Fitzgerald teases Abi and Lauren Branning's exit

    It was revealed last month that Albert Square residents Lauren and Abi Branning are set to leave EastEnders as part of an explosive storyline later in the year, with viewers left devastated after the news broke. Lorna, who has played Abi since 2006, has since spoken out about her exit from the BBC soap, revealing her that she is "just going along with it". Talking to the Metro, the 21-year-old actress revealed: "I've been here since I was ten so I am just going along with it, really. I have been here for a fantastic 11 years so I am just looking forward to

  • Is Simon Rimmer's performance in jeopardy? Strictly star sustains painful injury

    Simon Rimmer has revealed he's been struggling with Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals this week. The Sunday Brunch presenter, who has been partnered up with Karen Clifton, has confessed that he has sustained a painful injury, which stemmed from his fall during Sunday's dance-off. Speaking about his incident on Tuesday's It Takes Two, Simon revealed: "I've got a bit of pain in my quad, and my lovely physio Doug has strapped me up to keep the muscle in place to hopefully heal it and sort itself out." Karen added: "It is really tough because these guys have never danced before and it's pretty intense

  • Strictly are doing a Blue Peter special and the line-up is amazing

    Strictly Come Dancing are putting on a Blue Peter special for Children in Need next month, when TV household names will vie for Glitterball glory. Blue Peter's current host Radzi Chinyanganya will take to the dance floor, as will former presenters Anthea Turner, Konnie Huq, Mark Curry, Diane-Louise Jordan and Tim Vincent, each hoping to raise the Pudsey Glitterball Trophy. The stars will be paired with a Strictly professional dancer for the charity show. The special, which will be hosted by Strictly's Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, will be aired during the Children in Need appeal show on November

  • Former Blue Peter presenter Katy Hill divides opinion over children in restaurants

    Former Blue Peter presenter Katy Hill sparked a debate on Twitter on Tuesday after she complained about a "negative and mean hearted" couple who disapproved of noisy children being in Pizza Express, the restaurant where she had been dining with her young family. She wrote in a series of tweets: "Dear "Older Couple" in Pizza Express – You dislike children in restaurants? I dislike miserable older people who chose FAMILY restaurants!" In a second post, she clarified that it wasn’t her children, adding: "Haha! Nope – it wasn’t my kids. Just general. Some people are just negative & mean

  • Fern Britton to host new show testing celebrities on their royal knowledge

    A new royal-themed TV show is coming to ITV, with Fern Britton at the helm. The presenter will host Britain's first ever panel show about the monarchy, A Right Royal Quiz, which takes an affectionate look at the royals and the country's obsession with them. Two royal-loving celebrity teams will be pitted against each other to discover what they know about the institution. What does Prince Philip call the Queen, which game are the Windsors banned from playing at home and who in the royal family can breakdance? These are just some of the questions celebrities could be asked

  • JK Rowling reveals heartbreaking story behind this beloved Harry Potter character

    It's the phenomenon which catapulted JK Rowling to worldwide fame, and while everyone can relate to one or more characters in Harry Potter, the beloved author has explained why Professor Pomona Sprout is particularly poignant to her. In a new BBC documentary, the 52-year-old revealed she sketched Professor Sprout the same night her mother, Anne, passed away. Her mum died aged 45 after losing a ten year battle with multiple sclerosis. The picture of Pomona Sprout, who was played by Miriam Margolyes in the films, now features in an exhibition at the British Library. JK Rowling has revealed why Professor

  • The Queen owns a branch of McDonald's!

    The Queen is the proud owner of a £13billion property empire that includes everything from historic castles to all of the swans in the UK, but we were surprised to learn that Her Majesty also owns her very own branch of McDonald's! GALLERY: Rules the royal family have to follow According to Business Insider, the Queen's franchise of the fast food chain is located 80 miles outside of London at the Banbury Gateway Shopping Park, which sits on land that forms part of the Crown Estate. The burger establishment is fit for a Queen with its leather sofas, digital menu boards,

  • Strictly favourite and JLS star Aston Merrygold defends previous dance experience

    Aston Merrygold has defended himself from accusations which suggest he has too much dance experience to appear on Strictly Come Dancing. The 29-year-old, who has been partnered up with professional dancer Janette Manrara, insisted he's not a trained dancer despite doing dance routines with his group JSL. Appearing on Wednesday's Loose Women, Aston told the panel: "People assumed that I'm trained because I danced in a boyband before, but I've never stepped into a dance class, I've never had a teacher before. I just used to watch Michael Jackson videos and Justin Timberlake videos, stuff like that, and I

  • Blueberry Hill singer Fats Domino dies aged 89

    Fats Domino has died aged 89, an official from New Orleans coroner's office has confirmed. The singer was one of the most influential rock and roll stars of the fifties, best known for his hits Blueberry Hill, Ain't That A Shame and Walking To New Orleans. Domino passed away at home in Louisiana surrounded by his family and friends; US media have reported that he died of natural causes. The New Orleans singer sold more than 65 million records. His first, The Fat Man, was released in 1949 and was widely considered to be the first ever rock and roll

  • Emmerdale's 'Who Killed Emma Barton' storyline ending teased

    Emmerdale actress Natalie J Robb is currently at the centre of one of soap's most dramatic storylines in recent times. The actress, who plays Moira Dingle, is one of the seven suspects in the Who Killed Emma Barton storyline – which has had viewers gripped ever since Emma fell to her death last month. While speaking to Digital Spy this week, Natalie revealed that even the cast don’t know yet who the killer is, and that they have filmed more than one ending. STORY: Emmerdale viewers in shock after schoolgirl April swears  Emmerdale viewers have been trying to guess the outcome in

  • Zoe Ball enjoys family day with children Woody and Nelly

    Zoe Ball enjoyed a spot of friendly competition with her two children this week as the trio and a family friend hit the bowling alley. The Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two presenter, who is mum to son Woody, 16, and daughter Nelly, seven, who she shares with ex-husband Norman Cook, uploaded a photo from their day out on her Instagram account, captioned: "Moneys & Godmama." Fans were quick to point out just how much Woody resembles his DJ dad, with one writing: "Mini Norman," while another said: "Oh wow he is the spitting image of his father." A third added:

  • EastEnders' Janet Mitchell left fighting for life after freak accident

    EastEnders youngster Janet Mitchell will be involved in a freak accident in a Halloween tragedy, leaving parents Billy and Honey Mitchell heartbroken. In scenes to air next week, the little girl will be rushed to hospital after getting knocked over by Tina Carter. Janet will be enjoying a Halloween party hosted by Jack and Ingrid, but will later run out into the road. Viewers will be left wondering whether or not the little girl will pull through. Tina, who is shaken up after being mugged at the cash and carry, will not even realise straight away that it was Janet

  • Crete: Visit this diverse island in style

    Santorini and Mykonos may have become hugely popular in recent years, but don't underestimate Crete, one of Greece's biggest and most beautiful islands. Ancient ruins, a wide choice of beaches, incredible food and hospitable people make Crete an absolute must-visit for those wanting to explore a Greek island. Located just 30 minutes from Heraklion airport on a stretch of private coastline, you'll find Abaton Island Resort & Spa, a sleek and stunning luxury hotel overlooking the crystal clear waters. Upon arriving at the hotel, guests are greeted by opulent white marble, panoramic ocean views and very friendly staff who are willing