• EastEnders will air two episodes on 16 November – find out why

    EastEnders fans, cancel your Thursday night plans. There are two episodes of the hit BBC soap being aired on 16 November – one at the regular time of 7.30pm and the second at 8.30pm. The reason for the double billing is to make way for Children in Need, which will be broadcast on Friday evening. It's not the first time EastEnders has been moved from its usual slot; at the start of the year, it was cancelled to make way for the FA Cup and in March, it was rescheduled because of a Six Nations rugby match. An episode

  • EastEnders: First look at Masood Ahmed's new family

    EastEnders favourite Masood Ahmed is set to return to Albert Square – and he’s not alone! Actor Nitin Ganatra is making his comeback on the BBC soap one year after his character left for Pakistan. And while he won't be joined by his ex-wife Zainab or his children, some new family members will be arriving in Walford. Auntie Mariam and Uncle Arshad will turn up in the new year when they decide to rent out Masood's house at Number 41 Albert Square to continue their fostering. Indira Joshi – best known for playing Madhuri in The Kumars at No

  • Billi Mucklow gives birth to second child – find out the name and gender!

    Billi Mucklow has welcomed her second child – a bouncing baby boy! The former TOWIE star and her fiancé, Andy Carroll, shared snaps of their newborn son on Instagram. They teased the baby's name after posting a shot of a blanket embroidered with 'W9C' before Billi revealed that the pair had named their son Wolf Nine, along with a photo showing her cradling her baby boy while Andy kissed his forehead. "Wolf Nine Carroll. You Have Stole Our Hearts 15-11-17," she wrote. READ: Former TOWIE star Billi Mucklow announces her pregnancy  Her followers were quick to congratulate the pair, with one

  • Victoria Beckham enjoys 'sweetest start to the day' with daughter Harper

    Victoria Beckham couldn't resist showing the sweet note she received from daughter Harper on Thursday morning. The fashion designer took to Instagram Stories to give fans a glimpse at the handwritten message, which was propped up on the kitchen table next to her morning coffee. "Dear mummy, I hope you enjoy your dlishs cofe love Harper (sic)," the note read, prompting Victoria to tell fans it was "the sweetest start to the day". The mum-of-four also showcased her son Romeo's healthy breakfast, saying it was his "favourite" meal. "Ezekiel sprouted grain muffin with avocado!" she captioned the photo of his

  • Mariah Carey cancels Christmas concerts - find out why

    Mariah Carey has been forced to cancel several shows on her Christmas tour due to a respiratory infection. The All I Want for Christmas is You singer posted a statement on Twitter, telling her fans: "Lambs! Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, it seems I've received a present of my own; a lovely upper respiratory infection after last week's flu. Bleak!" WATCH: See an exclusive clip of Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas Is You Mariah has been forced to cancel several shows She added: "You know there is nothing I love more than celebrating the holidays with my festive Christmas

  • Strictly's Giovanni Pernice addresses 'secret girlfriend' reports

    Strictly Come Dancing's Giovanni Pernice has addressed those 'secret girlfriend' reports after he was said to be dating choreographer Luba Mushtuk. The Italian pro, who has also been the subject of romance rumours with his celebrity partner Debbie McGee, 59, took to Twitter to write: "Another day another lady!!! So funny to read!! Who will be next!!" His fans responded with great humour, volunteering to be Giovanni's next 'lady'. "Wish it was me," wrote one fan, while a second agreed: "Has got to be me!!" Another fan commented: "That's what becomes of being an Italian Stallion." Giovanni, 27, is said

  • I'm A Celebrity's Scarlett Moffatt credits 'father figure' Ant McPartlin for confidence boost

    She has found fame thanks to her infectious personality, going from a Gogglebox regular to winning last year's I'm A Celebrity. And now Scarlett Moffatt has hailed embattled presenter Ant McPartlin for being the perfect "father figure" as she prepares to host spin-off show, Extra Camp. "If they have faith in me, I must be doing something half decent," she told Daily Star of Ant and Dec. "It's like my mum and dad are here." Ant, 41, recently left rehab following a two-month stint to overcome his addiction battle with alcohol and prescription pills following knee surgery. Scarlett Moffatt has

  • Is Anna Faris dating again? Star spotted with new boyfriend in Venice

    Anna Faris is allegedly dating cinematographer Michael Barrett! The pair originally sparked reports that they were seeing each other when they were spotted out together in L.A. The pair have now travelled to Italy together, and were seen spending time together in Venice. An onlooker told E! News: "Michael had his hand on Anna's back and she rested her head on his shoulder. They were checking out all of the architecture along the Grand Canal and pointing out different things. They giggled together and made a few jokes as they enjoyed the ride and took in all of the

  • This is how to get an IKEA Christmas tree for just £5

    Finding the perfect Christmas tree for your home can not only be a difficult task, but an expensive one. But this year you could get a locally sourced real tree for as little as a fiver thanks to an amazing deal from IKEA. The Swedish homeware store has brought back its Christmas tree offer for a fifth year, and it's bound to prove hugely popular. Pick up any of IKEA's £25 Christmas trees – you have Nordman fir, Nobel fir, and Norway spruce to choose from – between 23 November to 23 December and you will receive a £20 voucher

  • Rachel Riley turns heads in daring red gown at charity gala

    Rachel Riley made a sensational appearance on the red carpet on Wednesday night, turning heads in a daring red gown. The former Strictly Come Dancing star, who was not joined by her boyfriend Pasha Kovalev, looked incredible in a red evening dress, which featured a thigh-high split. Rachel, who had her hair swept up into a braided up-do, flashed her toned legs as she posed for photos. The Countdown star, 31, was attending the United for Unicef gala dinner at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium. She took to Instagram to share a gorgeous close-up selfie, giving fans a look at

  • Emmerdale's Tony Audenshaw on how late wife told children she had terminal cancer

    Emmerdale actor Tony Audenshaw has bravely spoken about the loss of his wife Ruth during an appearance on Lorraine. The 53-year-old star, who plays Bob Hope on the ITV soap, praised 43-year-old Ruth for her bravery throughout her two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, and admitted one of the biggest challenges they faced was breaking the news to their two children, George, 22, and 20-year-old Em. "We were really open with the kids from the start," Tony said. "At first they didn't know if it was cancer or just a benign tumour. Then she had a biopsy taken and we were

  • Geri Horner shares beautiful family portrait with husband Christian Horner and all their children

    Geri Horner has posted a beautiful family portrait of her husband Christian and their children to mark the F1 boss' 44th birthday. "Happy birthday to my darling husband. We love you @christianhornerofficial ❤," the Spice Girls singer gushed in the caption. The sweet Instagram selfie shows the couple posing with their 11-month-old son Monty, Geri's daughter 11-year-old daughter Bluebell and Christian's four-year-old daughter Olivia. Fans rushed to comment on the picture, with one writing: "Beautiful family❤. Have a wonderful Birthday." Another said: "What an amazing picture of you all!!" Geri Horner has shared a sweet family selfie with Christian Horner STORY: Geri Horner opens

  • Everything you need to know about Children in Need

    The BBC Children in Need Appeal is back! The amazing evening, which aims to raise money for charities all over the UK, has raised a total of £800,000,000 over the years. This year, top presenters including Graham Norton, Mel Giedroyc and Tess Daly will be on hand to help host the event, which will include TV specials, musical appearances and some hilarious sketches. So what's in store? READ: EastEnders will air two episodes on 16 November – find out why EastEnders is involved in the fun  The highlights from the evening will include former Blue Peter presenters, including Konnie Huq, Anthea Turner and Mark

  • Why Dec's wife Ali Astall is in Australia but Ant's wife Lisa Armstrong isn't

    Ant and Dec are gearing up for the return of I'm a Celebrity on Sunday and have been pictured relaxing before their stint in the Australian jungle. The popular double act have been enjoying meals out with Dec's wife Ali Astall during their breaks from filming. They landed in Australia last weekend, and eagle-eyed fans noticed that Ali was a few steps behind her husband at Brisbane airport, but where was Ant's wife Lisa Armstrong? Despite reports that Lisa and Ant's 11-year marriage has been on the rocks in recent months, Lisa's absence shouldn't cause concern among fans. The make-up artist

  • Peter Phillips and Autumn Kelly: A royal wedding album

    Take a look back at Princess Anne's son Peter Phillips' 2008 nuptials as he married Canada-born Autumn Kelly at St George's Church, from the bride's Sassi Holford wedding gown to the royal wedding

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  • Christine Lampard opens up about her ideal date night with husband Frank

    With her two-year wedding anniversary just around the corner, Christine Lampard couldn't help but gush over her husband Frank this week. Appearing on Loose Women, the presenter revealed she is still head over heels in love as she discussed her ideal date night with her man. "I love the idea of going back to basics, I love my date nights," she told the panel."I love pretending like I am 18 again, you know when you get your hair done for the day. I know this sounds really soppy, but nothing fancy. I just mean the two of us having one night

  • The Crown featurette hints at trouble in the Queen and Prince Philip's marriage

    A new featurette for the second season of The Crown has revealed that the show will look at troubles in the Queen's marriage to Prince Philip, and that it will focus more on the Prince while taking a look back at his life before joining the British royal family. Matt Smith, who plays the royal, said: "As with any relationship in good drama, it exposes the frailties and the difficulties. We linger on the things that hinder them." READ: The Crown series 2: New trailer sees the Queen and Prince Philip face marital trouble Season two will delve deeper into Prince Philip's

  • Alexandra Burke addresses Strictly Come Dancing racism claims

    Alexandra Burke has responded to claims of racism on Strictly Come Dancing. The 29-year-old, who is currently competing in the BBC dance competition with partner Gorka Marquez, was asked about the issue during an appearance on The Victoria Derbyshire Show this week, and disputed the suggestion that the show has a race issue. "I don't think that's true at all," the former X Factor winner said. "Those kind of accusations against amazing shows like this I think are wrong. For a black person who is in the industry, for me I've had a wonderful nine years of being in this

  • How the Queen and Prince Philip will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary

    The Queen and Prince Philip are due to mark their platinum wedding anniversary on Monday, and have a very special celebration planned. The couple, who have been married for 70 years, will host a family dinner at Windsor Castle. The state apartments will be closed all day, Windsor Castle's official website notes, perhaps to give the royals as much privacy as possible. Members of the royal family who are expected to attend include the Queen and Prince Philip's four children – Prince Charles, who has just celebrated his 69th birthday this week, Princess Anne, 67, Prince Andrew, 57, and

  • Brendan Cole opens up about relationship with Strictly's Shirley Ballas

    Brendan Cole has appeared on Lorraine to set the record straight about his relationship with Shirley Ballas. The professional dancer, who was teamed up with Charlotte Hawkins this year, caused a stir when he argued against Shirley's comments about one of their dances during their time on the show, and reportedly shouted at her during Saturday's show. Brendan said: "I wasn't [hurling abuse at Shirley]. If someone is under-marked, we all shout out 'under-marked' – apparently, that means I'm hurling abuse at Shirley." READ: Brendan Cole defends Charlotte Hawkins after Strictly criticism: 'I have no time for negativity' He continued: "They've also

  • First look at Jude Law as Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them 2 image has been released

    The first photo for the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them equel has been released along with the title: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The official account for the film released the news, writing: "In one year, return to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. #MagicInProgress #FantasticBeasts" along with a moving photo of the main cast, including a first look at Jude Law as a young version of Albus Dumbledore. READ: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel's plot has been released – read it here! The official first photo has been released In the clip, Jude is

  • The 8 places you should be vacuuming more often

    When it comes to vacuuming, it's common knowledge that you vacuum your carpets and hard floors. However, have you ever considered that you need to vacuum other areas of your home too? Not only does dust look unsightly, hidden corners you’re neglecting can harbour dust, bacteria and mites which could be harmful for yours or your family’s health! Here Annabel Waite, a spokesperson at floorcare brand Shark sheds some light on the top places in your home that you should be vacuuming more often: Don't Forget the Drawers: Drawers might be great for storage, but they also can quickly fill with

  • Are The Weeknd and Bella Hadid back together?

    Are The Weeknd and Bella Hadid back together? The Starboy singer was spotted leaving Bella's home in New York City on Tuesday, and a source revealed to E! News that the pair are spending some time together. The insider said: "Bella and Abel have been in contact since Abel and Selena split, but they are not back together. Abel reached out to Bella asking to hang out and catch up, and she decided to see him and see where things go. She knows that if they don't date again, they can at least be good friends." READ: Bella Hadid reveals why

  • Brooklyn Beckham enjoys date night with Chloe Moretz in New York

    Brooklyn Beckham and Chloe Moretz were reunited in New York this week, and they have certainly been making the most of their time together. The young couple enjoyed a date night on Wednesday - watching Janet Jackson return to the stage for the opening night of her State of the World tour. Brooklyn posted a video from the evening on his Instagram account, which was simply captioned with a love heart emoji. The oldest son of David and Victoria Beckham also shared footage on Instagram Stories, capturing his girlfriend showcasing her dance moves. STORY: Chloe Grace Moretz on Victoria Beckham

  • Strictly is coming to Buckingham Palace this Christmas

    It's set to be a royal affair this year for fans of Strictly Come Dancing, following the announcement that the show's Christmas special will be heading to Buckingham Palace, where it will be hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall. Festive features are promised, as is a performance from the Strictly dance professionals. The BBC said in a statement on Thursday: "As part of this year's Strictly Christmas Special, there will be a festive feature from inside Buckingham Palace. Hosted by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, our Strictly family and members of the local community will attend a Tea Dance highlighting