• The Queen gives formal consent to the marriage of 'beloved grandson' Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    The Queen's formal consent to Prince Harry's forthcoming marriage to Meghan Markle has been unveiled. Under the Great Seal of the Realm, the Queen signed an elaborate notice of approval which proclaimed the consent to the union of "Our Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales, K.C.V.O., and Rachel Meghan Markle". The declaration of the Instrument of Consent read: "A person who (when the person marries) is one of the 6 persons next in the line of succession to the Crown must obtain the consent of Her Majesty before marrying... Now know ye that we

  • Rio Ferdinand has the sweetest thing to say about girlfriend Kate Wright in emotional acceptance speech

    Rio Ferdinand was overcome with emotion as he remembered his late wife Rebecca Ellison in his acceptance speech at the BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday night. The football star won the prize for Best Single Documentary for his film, Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad, which was made to highlight grief following the death of Rebecca, the mother of his three children. Fighting back the tears upon accepting his award, the 39-year-old paid a touching tribute to his kids before thanking his "beautiful" girlfriend Kate Wright. "I'm normally quite used to picking up trophies" he said. "Thanks to BAFTA

  • Former Strictly lovebirds Karen and Kevin Clifton pose together on the BAFTA TV Awards red carpet

    Despite confirming their split earlier this year, Strictly stars Karen and Kevin Clifton have remained the best of friends. The professional dancers, who parted ways in March after nearly three years of marriage, were guests at the British Academy Television Awards 2018 at London's Royal Festival Hall on Sunday night. Although it may appear that they arrived separately, the former couple happily posed for pictures together on the red carpet together with fellow Strictly dancers. Karen, 36, looked sensational in a stunning yellow silk gown, while her ex looked handsome in a tailored three-piece suit. Karen and Kevin Clifton together

  • Heston Blumenthal marries girlfriend Stephanie Gouveia three months after welcoming first child together

    Congratulations to celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal! The 51-year-old and his French girlfriend Stephanie Gouveia have tied the knot. The happy news comes three months after the couple welcomed their first child together. A representative for the star told The Sun: "Heston and Stephanie are delighted to announce they've got married. They were spending some quality time together and decided to seize the moment." The reportedly exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony on the luxury island Soneva Fushi in the Maldives. Heston Blumenthal has married girlfriend Stephanie Gouveia In February it was revealed that Heston had become a father for the fourth

  • First royal wedding guests arrive in London – see who!

    Royal fans have been waiting a total of 168 days for this week to arrive, the royal wedding week! The official countdown began when news of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement was announced on 27 November 2017 and even though many details are still a secret, such as the dress, the suit/uniform Prince Harry will wear, and who is in the bridal party… there is one thing we are slowly discovering, the guest list. This weekend, the first wedding guests have arrived in London and it's none other than Meghan's Suits co-star Gabriel Macht and his wife Jacinda Barrett. Gabriel's

  • Joe Wicks announces his girlfriend Rosie Jones is pregnant with their first child

    Congratulations are in order for Joe Wicks! The Body Coach has confirmed that his girlfriend Rosie Jones is pregnant with their first child. Taking to Instagram on Sunday, the 31-year-old star shared his happy news by posting the first social media snap of his partner with their baby scan. "Hey everyone, I'm gonna [sic] be a Daddy," he wrote in the caption. "This is the first time I've ever shared a photo of myself with Rosie. I've always chosen to keep my personal life and relationship private but with such an amazing new thing coming into our lives I

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's secret pre-wedding Cotswolds break revealed

    All eyes will be on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this week as the couple prepare to tie the knot on Saturday, so it's no wonder they opted for some private downtime the weekend before their wedding. The lovebirds escaped to the Cotswolds to the four-bedroom cottage they are leasing long-term, the Sun reports. A friend said: "The run-up to the wedding has been quite stressful for them and they just wanted to get away and relax before the big day. They like to escape to the country for the weekend and the cottage is just perfect for them. It's

  • Has Lady Amelia Windsor been excluded from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding?

    Prince Harry's cousin Lady Amelia Windsor has reportedly missed out on an invite to the royal wedding. The 22-year-old, who has been dubbed the most beautiful member of the royal family, will not be attending the nuptials this weekend, and neither will her older siblings Marina, 25, and Edward, 29. A friend of the University of Edinburgh student told the Sun: "They were a little surprised not to be invited as they were looking forward to going. Amelia is creating quite a name for herself with her modelling and Instagram posts. Perhaps Harry just wanted to keep the family invited

  • Celebrity birthdays 14 May: Cate Blanchett, Olly Murs and Martin Garrix

    We are wishing a very happy birthday to everyone who is celebrating their day of birth today – 14 May. At HELLO!, we are taking a look at some of the famous faces who will be enjoying their birthdays with their loved ones - and plenty of cake and champagne hopefully! From a Hollywood actress to a very popular presenter in the UK, take a look to see who's celebrating today… Cate Blanchett turns 49 Happy Birthday to award-winning actress Cate Blanchett! The mother-of-four has been busy in the lead-up to her birthday, attending the star-studded Cannes Film Festival in her

  • Why today is a big day for royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle

    The royal wedding is just around the corner, and the guests are coming in thick and fast. But Monday sees the arrival of someone very special to Meghan Markle, who is due to walk down the aisle at Windsor Castle on 19 May. Her best friend, Jessica Mulroney, is expected to land in London to help with the final preparations - and will most likely be alongside Meghan, 36, when she tries on her wedding gown one final time before she says "I do" to Prince Harry. Royal expert Omid Scobie recently told Good Morning America: "Doria will be

  • Call the Midwife's Victoria Yeates talks mum's 'traumatic' stroke

    Call the Midwife star Victoria Yeates has opened up about her mum's stroke, which happened when she was filming the hit BBC show. Speaking about the incident, she said: "[It was] totally out of the blue. I was on set when it happened. I saw this Bournemouth number and I said to my producer, 'You're going to have to take that, because something's happened'. They drove me down to the hospital and said, 'Look, the car will wait for you however long'. They would drive me back off set on a Friday night, pick me up, they were amazing." Victoria

  • Rihanna had the sassiest response when asked if she's attending Prince Harry's wedding

    There will be a number of stars among the 600 guests at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, but one celebrity who won't be making an appearance is Rihanna. The Umbrella singer, who met Prince Harry in December 2016, had the most hilarious response when she was asked if she was invited to Windsor. Rihanna wasn't even aware the wedding was just around the corner. "So is that really coming up? Like soon, or something?" she asked the Access reporter, who replied it was in a week. "Oh shoot! See this is why I need to stay on the internet more."

  • See what's on the menu at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have selected a wedding menu featuring classic dishes and seasonal British produce, it has been revealed. The couple are said to have been hands-on in the development of their wedding menu, which will be created by staff from the royal kitchens at Windsor Castle over the next few days, and will use produce from the Queen's own estates. Royal chef Mark Flanagan revealed that guests at Prince Harry and Meghan's first wedding reception, hosted by the Queen, will tuck into sweet and savoury canapés and bowl food that can be eaten standing up, offering a

  • Vanessa Kirby gives hilarious speech during first BAFTA win for The Crown

    Vanessa Kirby had the audience in roars of laughter during her acceptance speech for The Crown, where she told her onscreen sister, Claire Foy, that she was the "best sister ever," before quickly adding that her real sisters were better! Accepting the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Princess Margaret in The Crown, she said: "Oh my God! Wow, BAFTA thank you so much and the people in my category are just phenomenal so this is such an honour." Vanessa thanked Claire in her speech Vanessa went on: "I just felt like the luckiest person in the world to

  • This is how you can design your own royal wedding biscuits

    How are you planning to celebrate the royal wedding on Saturday? If you're not making the trip to Windsor itself, then perhaps you’re attending a street party, or maybe just settling down to watch the event on TV at home with drinks and a few nibbles. Whatever you're doing, we've got the perfect recipe to make the event that extra bit special. These custom royal wedding biscuits by Pam Jones at Lemon Tree Cakes, created in collaboration with HELLO! and Etsy UK, are decorated with gorgeous vintage-inspired H and M designs and are perfect for getting your creative juices

  • Why Windsor is such a special place for Prince Harry

    Prince Harry will experience one of the most special days of his life on Saturday 19 May as he marries Meghan Markle in St George's Chapel, Windsor. And the location of their nuptials is particularly pivotal for Harry, who has a life-long connection to the picturesque town of Windsor. The groom's history with Windsor dates back to when he was just three months old, as he was baptised in the very same chapel where his wedding ceremony will be held. As a teenager he spent a considerable amount of time in and around Windsor as he attended the prestigious Eton

  • Holly Willoughby posts sweet throwback snaps in honour of sister Kelly's 40th birthday

    Holly Willoughby has paid tribute to her big sister in the sweetest way! The This Morning presenter took to her Instagram page on Monday to share a series of lovely throwback pictures with her sister Kelly in honour of her 40th birthday. "Nothing but pure love for this one today and always... my sister... love you... beyond! @ladywilloughby happy 40th birthday," she gushed in the caption. One never-before-seen snap sees the siblings sit side-by-side, dressed in their school uniform, while another sees the pair posing with their mother as children. Fans of the TV star immediately took to social media

  • Lady Louise Windsor makes rare appearance with grandfather Prince Philip

    Sophie Wessex's teenage daughter Lady Louise Windsor attended the Royal Windsor Show over the weekend, where her grandfather Prince Philip was also in attendance. Louise, 14, showed off her carriage driving skills as she took the reins, seated alongside her mum. The young royal is a talented equestrian but is also following in the footsteps of her grandfather Philip, who took up carriage driving aged 50 after he quit polo. The Duke of Edinburgh was also spotted driving to the annual equestrian event on Sunday, pictured behind the wheel of his Land Rover. Philip had not been seen in public

  • Eurovision star SuRie left with bruises after encounter with stage invader

    SuRie revealed that she was left with her bruises on her hands after a stage invader interrupted her performance at the Eurovision song contest and snatched the microphone out of her hands. Speaking on This Morning, the singer said: "That was a night of surprise, it really was. There wasn't any time to feel fear, there wasn't. He was suddenly there, security were on him as quick as he was on me. He got the mic, for a few seconds that was out of my hands but the song was still going, the backing vocalists were still singing, the

  • Ellen DeGeneres' kitchen is seriously dreamy - take a look

    With an estimated net worth of £287million, it's no wonder Ellen DeGeneres owns an impressive property portfolio. But The Ellen Show host has rarely given fans a look inside her home - until now. Ellen posted a sweet snap of herself cuddling with wife Portia de Rossi in their kitchen over the weekend, and many of her 53 million Instagram followers were smitten with her decor. The 60-year-old has a huge kitchen that's fitted with state-of-the-art appliances and stylish white cabinets that line the walls and offer plenty of storage space. A large island unit sits at the centre of

  • Aldi to sell halloumi fries and the internet cannot handle it

    Food lovers, rejoice – everyone’s favourite bargain supermarket has just announced some of its new summer products, and there's one on the list that you're going to be particularly excited about. The chain is officially the first supermarket in the UK to start selling halloumi fries. Yep, you read that right – pretty soon you will be able to visit the freezer section and pick up a packet of the popular street food snack. Inspired by the ones served at Nando's, Aldi's version is made from Cyprus halloumi cheese with a lightly seasoned crispy coating, and works great as snack

  • Amanda Holden looks every inch the royal princess ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

    Amanda Holden looked very regal as she took to the streets of Windsor to do some filming ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. With only five days to go, it's clear that preparations are in full swing. Amanda, 47, took to her social media sites to share pictures of herself, looking every inch the royal princess as she posed inside a carriage with a dazzling tiara on her head. "Filming in Windsor for @insideedition #royalwedding," she wrote in the caption. Amanda Holden looked very regal as she filmed on the streets of Windsor The TV star also shared a

  • Meghan Markle's makeup artist spills the beans on her wedding day makeup

    Meghan Markle's former makeup artist has spilled the beans on exactly what products she thinks she will use on the morning of her wedding day and we are so excited to get the inside scoop! Lydia Sellers, celebrity Makeup Artist and Iconic London Ambassador, was the lady that revealed she used a Beauty Blender on the former Suits star - which sent fans into overdrive - and also delighted the beauty world when she let everyone know which foundation she used to give Meghan flawless and super glowing skin. From skin prep to lipstick, it's time to take a

  • See where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will stay on the night before the royal wedding

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will spend the night before the royal wedding apart at two different five-star hotels near Windsor, Kensington Palace has confirmed. The couple have each selected prestigious hotels to spend their final night before becoming man and wife, and to get ready for their big day on Saturday. Prince Harry will stay at the Dorchester Collection's Coworth Park with his best man and older brother Prince William. The luxurious hotel is located in the countryside of nearby Ascot, just over seven miles away from St George's Chapel, where the couple's wedding ceremony will take place on

  • Lisa Riley reveals nerves at walking down red carpet in 'very, very tight dress'

    Lisa Riley has been on an incredible weight loss journey over the past few years, and looked sensational as she graced the red carpet on Sunday night to attend the BAFTA TV awards at the Royal Festival Hall in London. And although she is used to going to star-studded events, this time it was all the more significant for the Loose Women panellist, who told HELLO! that it was the first time she had gone down the red carpet as a size 12. "Getting in this very, very tight dress tonight, how do you think I feel? I have

  • WATCH: Emma Bunton's son Tate shows off his incredible singing voice

    Emma Bunton's son Tate may only be seven, but he is already showing huge talent when it comes to singing. Following in his Spice Girl mum's footsteps, the adorable little boy loves to perform, and as part of a birthday treat he went to the studios to record a song of his choice. On Monday's Heart Breakfast Show, his proud mum showed off the finished results live on air while chatting to Rita Ora – whose hit single Anywhere was he choice of song. "My son Tate is obviously a huge fan of yours," Emma told the singer, telling

  • Meghan Markle to attend garden party with the in-laws three days after wedding

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will carry out their first engagement as a married couple three days after their wedding. The couple will join Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall in the Buckingham Palace gardens for the Prince of Wales' 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration. The event, scheduled for Tuesday 22 May, will celebrate Charles' patronages and military affiliations. Over 6,000 people will be invited to the palace gardens including a number of guests from the police, fire and ambulance, and mountain rescue services, and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. One hundred cadets from Youth United will also be present; a

  • Aldi to sell halloumi fries and the internet cannot handle it

    Food lovers, rejoice – everyone’s favourite bargain supermarket has just announced some of its new summer products, and there's one on the list that you're going to be particularly excited about. The chain is officially the first supermarket in the UK to start selling halloumi fries. Yep, you read that right – pretty soon you will be able to visit the freezer section and pick up a packet of the popular street food snack. Inspired by the ones served at Nando's, Aldi's version is made from Cyprus halloumi cheese with a lightly seasoned crispy coating, and works great as snack

  • Zoe Ball's fans are in love with her beautiful garden - and you will be too

    Zoe Ball has become the envy of fans after sharing another photo of her stunning garden on Instagram. The TV presenter, who moved into her new country home in February, spent Sunday afternoon catching up with friends outside in the sunshine, and later posted a snap of the unique walled garden in all its glory. "Pretty maids all in a row. #howdoesyourgardengrow #sundaysunday," Zoe captioned the photo, which showed some friends sitting on a comfy outdoor sofa, with drinks in front of them on a co-ordinating table. The garden appears to be the perfect place to relax, with numerous potted

  • How to create a vegan lemon elderflower royal wedding cake like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be sharing a fresh lemon and elderflower cake created by pastry chef Claire Ptak with their guests at the royal wedding on 19 May. The cake will be created using seasonal ingredients and fresh flowers to incorporate the bright flavours of spring. And if the couple have inspired you to try something similar, you'll love this recipe from PETA's Great Vegan Bake Off winner Maisie Stedman. This three-tiered stunning cake is just like Prince Harry and Meghan's, but is entirely vegan and cruelty-free, making it taste all the sweeter. Enjoy!   Royal Lemon and Elderflower Cake To

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  • All the latest details about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding

    As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day approaches, royal watchers across the world can't wait for the celebrations to start! We're taking a look at absolutely everything you need to know. When and what time is the wedding, what dress has the bride chosen and what roles will Prince George and Princess Charlotte have at the ceremony? All your questions are answered below – keep reading… When and where is the royal wedding? Harry and Meghan's church ceremony will start at 12 noon on Saturday 19 May at St George's Chapel in Windsor. The service will last for one hour,

  • You have to see Frankie Bridge's INSANE walk-in wardrobe

    If you've always dreamed of having a walk-in wardrobe, you may just become a little bit envious of Frankie Bridge, whose wardrobe and dressing room is big enough to live in, and filled from floor to ceiling with seriously covetable clothes and accessories. The Saturdays singer has shared a couple of photos from inside her amazing wardrobe on Instagram over the past week, showing it's the perfect place to snap her #OOTD. Frankie posted one photo sharing her struggle at dressing for the chilly spring weather on Friday, and while her monochrome ensemble received scores of complimentary comments, so too

  • Cheryl reveals her top parenting tips and the secret to her post-baby physique

    Cheryl has revealed her top tips for busy mums, based on what she has learned over the past year with her son Bear. The singer, who spent the weekend at Cannes Film Festival, said staying organised and well-rested is the secret to parenting success. "Sleep when the baby sleeps! I used to do that for the first couple of months - just nap with him," Cheryl told Glamour. "I also used to try and keep on top of the sterilizer and all that as much as possible so it didn't build up because then that's painful. Also, get your husband

  • Follow your heart with these romantic honeymoon destinations

    The hottest honeymoon experiences to sweep you off your feet, from wild and wonderful adventures to sun-drenched havens The Island Gem: Bahama House The stay: With its calamine-pink facade and playful-yet-polished interiors, Bahama House could’ve been plucked right out of a Wes Anderson classic. Seashell-encrusted mirrors hang in the halls, terraces are bedecked with plump-cushioned cane loveseats, and sinks are fashioned from huge, pearlescent conches. Couples can kick off their shoes and pad about barefoot; mooching between the palm-fronded pool and the Tiki Bar where Robert and Chris mix Goombay Smashes to a cheery calypso soundtrack. Or, play castaway on the quiet

  • Thomas Markle will not attend royal wedding - see what Kensington Palace have to say

    Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, will not attend the royal wedding or "walk his daughter down the aisle on Saturday", according to TMZ. The website reports that the 73-year-old made the decision amid claims he had staged photos with a paparazzi, saying he meant no harm to his daughter or the royal family and that he is now deeply embarrassed about it. Thomas, a retired Emmy-award winning lighting director, spoke directly to TMZ, and admitted that the photos taken look "stupid and hammy" and that he "deeply regrets" taking part in them.  A Kensington Palace spokesman has said:  "This is a

  • Who is paying for the royal wedding? Everything you need to know

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to tie the knot at St. George's Chapel in Windsor on 19 May, but who is paying for the extravagant affair? The wedding has been estimated to cost around £32million, with policing around the event thought to be costing anything from £6.3million to £30million, as thousands of well-wishers will be flocking to Windsor to watch the couple take their first journey together as husband and wife in a carriage procession. Prince William and Kate's wedding security rain a similarly pricey tab, and totalled at around £23.7million, notably less than Harry and Meghan's

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