• Aston Merrygold's early exit from Strictly shocks fans

    Aston Merrygold has been voted off Strictly Come Dancing in what has been hailed one of the greatest shocks in the show’s history. The JLS star and his partner Janette Manrara became the sixth couple to leave the competition on Sunday night, and losing out in a dance-off with Saturdays singer Mollie King and AJ Pritchard. Aston, 29, was one of the bookies’ favourite to win the 2017 series, but his Viennese Waltz didn't quite cut it on the night, with head judge Shirley Ballas casting the deciding vote and choosing to save Mollie and AJ. "In all the

  • Holly Willoughby shares pride as husband Dan Baldwin wins BAFTA

    Holly Willoughby is usually the one being feted for her TV work. But it was the turn of her husband, Dan Baldwin, to take centre stage at the weekend. On Sunday night, This Morning star Holly took to Instagram to celebrate after her husband's production company, Hungry Bear Media, scooped a Scottish BAFTA for the comedy show Mrs Brown's Boys. Dan, who works as managing director of the company, was pictured posing with creative director Juliet Denison following their win, with Holly writing: "Couldn't be more proud of my wonderful husband tonight… Well done @allroundtomrebrowns and everyone at #hungrybear

  • How to look after your dry skin all year long

    There's nothing worse than looking after your skin all year, only to find your complexion is dry and chapped as soon as the cold weather sets in. But with a good skincare regime all year long, you can prevent that from ever happening. We spoke to Stacey Whittaker, crowned Scotland's best make-up artist, about her tips for looking after dry skin. GALLERY: The best eye creams for all your concerns First up, cleansing and moisturising. "Be sure to cleanse your face and apply your chosen moisturiser straight away to give it a chance to sink in before applying your make-up," Stacey told

  • Top tips for battling seasonal blues

    Struggling to cope at certain points during the year, especially during cooler months, is quite common. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons and begins and ends at about the same times, with symptoms tending to affect people during autumn and winter. While you should contact your doctor if you think your mental health is being impacted, spiritual mentors and positive speakers Ani and Esther have some advice for staying positive all year round. GALLERY: Celebrities who have spoken out about mental health Keep warm: Being cold can promote depression, so look to

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  • Patton Oswalt remarries 18 months after first wife's sudden death

    Congratulations to Patton Oswalt and his bride, Meredith Salenger! The couple tied the knot on Saturday at the Jim Henson Company Lot in Hollywood, with the comedian sharing a snap of the pair walking down the aisle with Patton's eight-year-old daughter, Alice, writing: "What'd you guys do yesterday?" Meredith looked stunning in an off-the-shoulder white gown, while little Alice was all smiles in her role as flower girl in a cream dress and a flower crown. Patton also shared a photo of his daughter on Twitter, writing: "World Champion Flower Girl." READ: Patton Oswalt pays touching tribute to wife one year

  • The powers of protein powder

    It can be hard to get enough protein into our bodies, especially for vegetarians, who are missing out on the likes of chicken, seafood, and lean beef. But according to various health experts, including dietitian and triathlon coach Marni Sumbal, protein powder is just as effective, if not better! STORY: The six plant-based proteins you need to try The most common type of product is whey protein, which is made from the remains of milk that has been curdled and strained. It may not sound yummy but it can work wonders, especially when mixed into smoothies and shakes or stirred into

  • Ant McPartlin's wife dispels strained marriage reports with sweet tribute video

    Ant McPartlin's wife has dispelled reports that their marriage is under strain by sharing a sweet video of some of their sweetest moments. Strictly Come Dancing make-up artist Lisa Armstrong retweeted a fan's montage clip showing cute on-camera highlights between her and Ant, which has been set to the song Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran. The three-minute video includes pictures of Ant and Lisa on their 2006 wedding day, and other images from the early days of their romance. Showing their support for the celebrity couple, the Twitter user wrote: "This video is so lovely." Ant McPartlin's wife Lisa

  • Tried and tested: hair hydrators

    Whether your hair needs hydration after getting back from a holiday in the sun or you have the central heating cranked up inside, look no further than these products to bring some much-needed moisture back to your locks. TIGI Bed Head Urban Anti-Dotes Resurrection Treatment Mask – 3/5 My hair felt lovely and soft after just one wash with this mask. I'm a slave to my straighteners so the ends of my hair can look dry, but this product lessened that. I didn't actually know whether to use this on dry or wet hair though, as instructions just state spread between

  • Jimmy Fallon's mum Gloria has passed away aged 68

    Jimmy Fallon's mum, Gloria, has sadly passed away aged 68. The popular chat show host cancelled Friday's episode of The Tonight Show in order to be by her side. The family spokesperson confirmed the sad news, saying: "Jimmy Fallon's mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday. Jimmy was at his mother's bedside, along with her loved ones, when she passed away at NYU Langone Medical Centre in NYC. Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time." In memoriam: Stars we've lost in 2017 Jimmy's mum passed away on Saturday  The TV network NBC also released

  • How to go from blonde to brunette

    There's no better time than a change in season to switch-up your hair colour. Trendsetters such as Zoe Kravitz, Cara Delevingne and Miley Cyrus have all been showing off darker hair recently, and no doubt other names will soon be transforming from blonde to brunette. While a major dye job is always a scary prospect, celebrity hairstylist Phil Smith believes that the perfect shade has the ability to complement your complexion and enhance features. He recommends consulting with an expert hairstylist who can give advice on colour and tones. RELATED: Cara Delevingne reveals new brown hair "If your complexion is medium

  • David Beckham's sister Joanne shows off growing bump at baby shower

    Joanne Beckham is one step closer to becoming a mum. The pregnant businesswoman – who is the younger sister of David Beckham – has celebrated her baby shower and took to Instagram to share a gorgeous photo. Joanne looked radiant, showing off her growing bump in a silk black dress that featured an empire waistline. She held up a sign that read 'Mother to be' as she and her boyfriend Kris Donnelly posed in front of a wall of white flowers. "B A B Y. S H O W E R... Today we had the most amazing baby shower!" she

  • Why Oxfordshire is the place for the ultimate British escape this winter

    With patchwork fields, a laid-back foodie scene and a maze of pretty lanes to explore, the Oxfordshire countryside is the ultimate British escape. Find out the best places to stay, eat and explore in the region... Stay: Since it opened earlier this year, Artist Residence Oxfordshire has risen to prominence as the preferred rural hideaway for London’s movers and shakers, and it’s not hard to see why. Owners Justin and Charlie have created a characterful home from home in what was once a legendary boozer. Blending the traditional with a dose of industrial cool, the five bedrooms are tucked snugly into

  • Aston Merrygold speaks out after shock Strictly exit

    Aston Merrygold has revealed he is "gutted" to leave Strictly Come Dancing, although he isn't sad it's over. The JLS singer, 29, was voted off the competition on Sunday night, with the judges choosing to save Mollie King and AJ Pritchard. After the shock exit – which was hailed one of the biggest surprises in the show's history – Aston took to Instagram to share a lengthy post. The singer thanked Strictly fans, his fellow celebrity contestants and the cast, giving a special shout out to his professional dance partner Janette Manrara. "Ok so lemme do this properly!!" wrote Aston,

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  • Are Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom back together? See sweet new family photo

    It's been a difficult few months for Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom after they announced their decision to divorce. But on Sunday, pregnant Faryal hinted that the couple have reconciled as they posed for a sweet family picture with their three-year-old daughter Lamaisah. Taking to her Instagram page, the 26-year-old also revealed when she is due to give birth, telling her followers: "We're going to be doing this all over again #parentslove #5monthstogo." The picture comes three months after Amir and Faryal were embroiled in a bitter Twitter exchange, both confirming they had parted ways. At the

  • Celebrities pay tribute to victims of Texas church shooting

    Celebrities have taken to social media to condemn the horrific shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that left 26 people dead, including eight members of the same family, and 20 people injured. According to reports, a lone gunman named Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, started shooting inside the First Baptist Church, and was killed shortly after. Taking to Twitter, Britney Spears wrote: "My heart breaks over the news coming out of Texas. My prayers are with the Sutherland Springs community." Mark Ruffalo tweeted: "Love to the dear folks and families and friends to those lost in today’s Sutherland

  • Chanelle Hayes split from boyfriend just two months after baby's birth

    Chanelle Hayes has revealed she has split from her boyfriend Ryan Oates, just two months after the birth of their baby son Frankie. The reality star and PE teacher Ryan had been together for 18 months, and welcomed their first child together on 29 August. But on Sunday, she took to Twitter to claim that Ryan had left her. In one message, she wrote: "When @RyanJOates drops your child off and you basically beg him to sort your family out but he tells you his family & friends have told him he should have left me even sooner than

  • Stacey Solomon missing boyfriend Joe Swash as he leaves for I'm a Celebrity's Extra Camp

    Stacey Solomon has bid farewell to her boyfriend Joe Swash, who is en route to Australia to present I'm a Celebrity's spin-off show Extra Camp. The singer shared a heartfelt post on Instagram, telling fans how much she's going to miss him over the next five weeks. Stacey wrote: "My baby @realjoeswashy is on the way to the airport, off to Oz for this year's #ExtraCamp! 5 weeks I'm going to miss you soooooo much but I know you'll have the best time EVER and do a bloody brilliant job! "Plus I know you'll be thinking of me as we

  • Dancing On Ice: Tenth celebrity contestant revealed!

    The Dancing on Ice 2018 line-up has a brand new addition. British athlete Perri Shakes-Drayton is the tenth celebrity confirmed for the upcoming new series, with the news announced during a live interview on Radio 1Xtra. Speaking about her place in the competition, 28-year-old Perri said: "It is an opportunity and I was told in the past I'd never be able to run again, and that was not nice to be told. Now that my body feels good, I've been given a challenge, an opportunity, I'm going to give it my best shot. I came across [fellow contestant] Kem

  • S Club 7's Paul Cattermole speaks about split from Hannah Spearritt: 'I felt like my world had been crushed'

    Paul Cattermole has opened up about his split from former S Club 7 bandmate Hannah Spearritt, revealing that he believes that she ended their five-year relationship because her agent convinced her she needed an actor boyfriend. In an interview with The Sun, he said: "I very much felt she thought she needed to ­prioritise her career. I'm betting she was told, 'So your current boyfriend is doing music stuff. Well, that's great, but you really need an actor boyfriend'… She was much more impressionable then than she is now so I reckon if an agent told her to ditch

  • Karen Hardy reveals why she's taking some time out from 'phenomenal' Strictly Come Dancing

    Karen Hardy has not ruled out a return to Strictly Come Dancing. The professional dancer, who disappointed viewers when it was revealed she wasn't appearing on the current series of It Takes Two, said she is simply taking some "time out" from the show, but is missing her "partner in crime", Zoe Ball. "First off, I have not left the show – I like to say that I will not be a stranger to the show. It is just that with everything that I have on in my life I just needed to take some time out," Karen told HELLO!

  • Tennis champion Caroline Wozniacki confirms her engagement to NBA star David Lee

    Huge congratulations to Caroline Wozniacki! The tennis champion has announced her engagement to NBA star David Lee. The couple, who have reportedly been together since 2015, took to their respective pages to share pictures of the dazzling new ring. "Happiest day of my life yesterday saying yes to my soulmate," the 27-year-old beauty wrote alongside a photo of her perfectly-manicured hand held against beautiful backdrop of the ocean in Bora Bora, where the couple are holidaying. David, 34, posted a snap of the happy couple with the words: "She said YES! So thrilled to be engaged to my soulmate!" Caroline

  • Dancing on Ice 2018: Fourth judge announced

    It's official – Ashley Banjo is the fourth and final Dancing on Ice judge! The 29-year-old Diversity star confirmed the news himself during an appearance on Loose Women on Monday. He will join fellow panellists Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Jason Gardiner when the show returns to ITV at the start of 2018. Speaking about his judging style, Ashley said: "This show feels like it's embedded into society. I was really excited to be part of the revamp and the refresh. I'm going to be myself, be constructive, and just be ready for Jason! I'm going to be honest.

  • Nando's is launching its own delivery service across the UK

    Nando's has launched its own home delivery service, much to the delight of its fans around the UK. The chicken restaurant is currently trialling the service before it is gradually rolled out across the country, and it has been described as a "game changer". While the chain did previously offer a takeaway service, it did require customers to leave the house and collect their order from their nearest restaurant. And people who have already tried the delivery service have said it was quicker than ordering via Deliveroo or UberEATS. "Thanks @NandosUK, home delivery is hella quick!" one satisfied customer tweeted after receiving

  • Serena Williams posts gorgeous photo of baby Alexis Olympia - see it here

    Serena Williams has shared a gorgeous new snap showing her posing with her baby daughter, Alexis Olympia. In the photo, the tennis champion can be seen holding her two-month-old child to her chest while smiling at the camera, while little Alexis appears to be mid-yawn. Serena also posted a picture of her daughter in a towel being held by her fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, and captioned the photo: "We love bath time." Her followers were quick to praise the beautiful photos, with one writing: "I was just saying that in this particular picture she looks so much like her daddy. There's

  • P Diddy has changed his name again – find out what he's called

    P Diddy has changed his name for the fifth time. To mark his 48th birthday celebration, the American rapper Sean Diddy Combs has told fans he is changing his name to something more exciting. The Bad Boys for Life singer took to his Instagram account to share the news, writing: "I did it again BREAKING NEWS!!!! MY NEW NAME IS LOVE OR BROTHER LOVE!!! Or NOTHIN! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!" Speaking in the video, he said: "Hey y'all. I have some very serious serious news. I've been praying on this. I decided that – I know it's risky and I

  • Nicky Hilton reveals why Christmas will be different this year

    With the Christmas holidays just around the corner, Nicky Hilton is gearing up to welcome a new addition to her family! The fashion designer, who is expecting her second child, is changing her usual festive plans as she awaits the arrival of her bundle of joy. "Christmas Eve we always spend with my grandfather and my dad's side of the family and Christmas Day is always at home with my mum's side of the family and every Christmas morning we all have breakfast," the 34-year-old told HELLO! last week at the annual Samsung Charity Gala in New York City. She continued,

  • HELLO! goes bananas at the Despicable Me 3 baking class with Selasi Gbormittah

    To celebrate the release of Despicable Me 3, the good folks at Universal Pictures have introduced a baking class that not only shows aspiring bakers how to make one magical cake, it is also based around the minions' favourite snack – bananas! The exclusive minion baking classes are available in London for a limited time, and we at HELLO! went along to one of the classes to try it out – with a little help from Selasi Gbormittah from The Great British Bake Off! READ: Selasi Gbormittah opens up about tonight's Great British Bake Off finale We joined Selasi for a baking

  • EastEnders spoiler: Max Branning vows revenge on Ian Beale in explosive Christmas storyline

    Is this the end of EastEnders favourite Ian Beale? The beloved Albert Square resident faces being killed off in an explosive Christmas storyline. According to The Sun, Max Branning (Jake Wood) is plotting his revenge against Ian - played by Adam Woodyatt - after he was wrongly framed over the death of Lucy Beale. A source told the publication: "Max becomes obsessed with revenge and that means wanting rid of Ian - but this time for good. It's a classic old-school storyline that will leave the viewers on the edge of their seats." Max Branning is set to get his

  • The new Downton Abbey? Everything you need to know about BBC's Howards End

    Fans of a good old period drama can look forward to Howards End, which is airing on BBC One this Sunday. The new TV adaptation is based on E. M. Forster's book – often considered the author's masterpiece – and tells the tale of Margaret and Helen Schlegel, two sisters who lead independent and slightly unorthodox lives in Edwardian England. Hayley Atwell plays female protagonist Margaret opposite Pride & Prejudice's Matthew Macfadyen, who stars as Margaret's love interest. What is Howards End about? The story follows the Schlegel, Wilcox and Bast families, who are all living in or around London in

  • Oxford Street could become traffic-free by end of 2018

    It's one of the busiest - and most polluted - streets in London, but Oxford Street could soon become a "traffic-free pedestrian boulevard" under plans proposed by Sadiq Khan. The London Mayor unveiled his plans to make the shopping street traffic-free by as early as Christmas 2018 on Monday. "Oxford Street is world famous with millions of visitors every year, and in just over a year the iconic part of the street west of Oxford Circus could be transformed into a traffic-free pedestrian boulevard," the Mayor said. "Alongside the arrival of the Elizabeth Line, the Oxford Street area will be

  • This is the shocking sugar and fat content of your favourite Christmas drinks

    From indulgent toffee nut lattes to hot chocolates topped with whipped cream, the Christmas menus have just launched at coffee chains across the UK, and they are indulgent to say the least. As part of their 'Behind the Label' study, Wren Kitchens have taken a look at what's really in some of the nation's most popular festive drinks, and some contain up to 78 grams of sugar – the equivalent of 19.7 teaspoons of the sweet stuff. Dr Dan Robertson, medical officer at Push Doctor, analysed the findings and made suggestions of how customers can make their drinks a little

  • Inside Soap 2017 winners announced – find out the lucky winners

    Inside Soap magazine has revealed the winners of the Inside Soap Awards 2017! The annual awards show, which gives out awards for everything soap-related including categories including Best Bad Boy, Funniest Female and Sexiest Male, took place at London's Hippodrome Casino on Monday, and saw Emmerdale win the much-coveted award for Best Soap for the third year running! EastEnders: BBC investigation after script for Christmas special is 'stolen' The popular soap won eight trophies on the night, including Best Actor for Danny Miller as Aaron Dingle, Best Bad Girl for Gillian Kearney as Emma Barton, and Funniest Male for Dominic Brunt

  • Peter Andre defends ex-Strictly partner Janette Manrara after Aston Merrygold's shock exit

    Peter Andre has jumped to the defence of his former Strictly Come Dancing partner Janette Manrara, saying that her and Aston Merrygold's exit was "too early". The Mysterious Girl singer spoke to HELLO! Online the day after Janette and Aston were voted off in Sunday night's show. "Janette was my partner on Strictly and I know she's an incredible choreographer. It doesn't sit well with me that Aston left so early," said Peter. "People are going to say the public voted, but they also have to understand that a week or two weeks before, Aston was top of the leaderboard.

  • The Crown series 2: New trailer sees the Queen and Prince Philip face marital trouble

    With only weeks to go before the second instalment of The Crown drops on Netflix, show bosses have released a brand new trailer of the popular period drama, which stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith as The Queen and Prince Philip. The teaser hints at betrayal as the royal family struggle with changing times – and it isn't long before the monarch is faced with an illegal war in Egypt and the downfall of her third Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, following his devastating scandal. The young Queen can be seen telling her "wild spirit" of a husband that his "restlessness has

  • Peter Andre reveals wife Emily is going back to work after maternity leave

    Peter Andre has revealed that his wife Emily is excited about returning to work. Her maternity leave is coming to an end, which means Emily, 28, will have to adjust to spending time away from her two young children. "Emily's about to go back to work and she is really looking forward to working," Peter told HELLO! Online. "Not so much looking forward to not being with the kids. But she's going to be a working doctor, and I'm going to be very, very proud. I've promised her I'll make her some nice home-cooked meals when she comes home

  • First Ladies meeting royals: Melania Trump, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and more

    The history of royalty and America's first ladies is filled with memorable anecdotes and historic photo ops, from the time Jackie Kennedy's style upstaged Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace to Melania Trump's first-ever meeting with a British royal – charming Prince Harry, who seems to be a first lady