• Thomas Markle reveals Meghan Markle cried when he told her he couldn't walk her down the aisle

    The Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle, spoke to ITV's Good Morning Britain on Monday – telling hosts Piers Morgan and Susannah Reid about the moment he told Meghan and Prince Harry that he wouldn't be able to attend their wedding. During the interview, he revealed his disappointment at not being able to walk his daughter down the aisle due to his ill health, saying: "I absolutely wanted to walk my daughter down the aisle. I'm recovering from a heart operation but I'm doing much better." Of the moment he told the couple he wouldn't make the wedding, he said:

  • Danny Dyer reveals what he really thinks of daughter Dani's Love Island boyfriend Jack 

    Danny Dyer's eldest daughter Dani has captured the nation's hearts during her stint on ITV's Love Island, happily coupling up with fellow contestant Jack Fincham. But Dani's famous father is never too far away from the show's loyal viewer's minds - and the actor took Father's Day as the perfect opportunity to reveal what he really thinks about his daughter's new beau. Taking to Instagram with a hilarious sky-diving photograph, he wrote: "On me way to have a couple of cheeky tequilas with some slice of a geezer called Jack. #fathersday #loveisland." Sounds like Jack's got Danny's seal of

  • The Queen and Prince Philip happily reunite in public after Philip's absence at Trooping the Colour

    The Queen and Prince Philip made a return to the public eye together on Sunday, as the couple arrived at the Cartier Queen’s Cup Final at Windsor Great Park. The polo tournament final saw Her Majesty present awards to the players and watch the game with her husband, who looked thrilled to be there - after choosing not to attend the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony earlier this month. Philip underwent a hip operation in April, but happily walked unaided, and took the wheel as he and The Queen arrived at the event in their Land Rover.  Prince Philip looked

  • Kelly Brook's garden has to be seen to be believed

    Kelly Brook has wowed This Morning viewers by taking them on a tour of her beautiful five-acre garden. The Loose Women panellist was inspired to learn more about gardening when she bought her 15th century cottage a decade ago, and has since created an incredible outdoor sanctuary at her Kent home, complete with a wildflower meadow, vegetable patch and stream. Speaking about her passion for gardening, Kelly explained: "Ever since I was young I've always loved being outside. But it wasn't until I had my own garden that I really became a passionate gardener. I've learned about so many varieties

  • Stacey Soloman admits she hates her "fake" teeth and warns fans to stay away from veneers

    Stacey Solomon has penned a candid column about how pregnancy destroyed her teeth – and warned other women to think twice about having veneers fitted, as "once you go down that road there is no going back". The former X Factor star wrote in her column in The Sun's Fabulous magazine that after her dentist fitted Lumineer veneers to disguise the damage that pregnancy had caused her teeth she was left with a "weird" and "unnatural" smile that she’s still not happy with. Stacey is upset that her smile 'will never be normal again' "I have veneers and my real teeth underneath are

  • Jennifer Garner posts very rare tribute to ex-husband Ben Affleck

    Jennifer Garner has taken to Instagram to post a very sweet tribute to her ex-husband, Ben Affleck, to mark Father's Day. "Our kids are lucky to have a dad who looks at them the way you look at them and loves them the way you love them, @benaffleck," she wrote on her social media account, alongside a black and white photograph of Ben. The pair announced their intention to divorce in 2015, after ten years of marriage - and have kept their family life private ever since.  Jennifer posted a sweet Instagram tribute to Ben on Father's Day Ben himself posted

  • Gemma Atkinson on why her relationship with Gorka Marquez will survive the Strictly curse

    Gemma Atkinson has opened up about the famous 'Strictly curse' – in which both professional dancer and celebrities have split up with their partners while performing on the show – and why she is confident about her relationship with professional dancer, Gorka Marquez. Chatting to the Daily Star, she said: "I'm not scared, in fact I'm really looking forward to the new series and to watching Gorka dance each week. I will be there most weekends anyway. Not because I'm jealous but to support as much as possible." Gorka and Gemma met while appearing on Strictly Come Dancing Celebs who split

  • Lisa Armstrong reveals how she found out about Ant McPartlin's new girlfriend

    Lisa Armstrong has revealed the heartbreaking way she found out that her estranged husband Ant McPartlin has moved on with their former personal assistant, Anne-Marie Corbett. Responding to one Twitter follower who said she hoped Ant had contacted Lisa in private before the news broke, Lisa replied that her husband of 11 years hadn't. "If it's true I would have hoped out of respect to you that he didn't let you find out from the media... you deserve better than that! Let the tears flow, talk about how much it hurts & let your family & friends support you. It

  • Catastrophe's Rob Delaney pays emotional tribute to son Henry on first Father's Day following his death

    Catastrophe actor Rob Delaney has posted a heartbreaking message about his late son, Henry, in honour of his first Father's Day without him. The 41-year-old, who lost his two-year-old son from cancer earlier this year, shared a beautiful picture with his little boy to mark the occasion. "This is the first Father's Day since my beautiful Henry died. Love today to all dads and mums who've lost a child," he tweeted in the caption on Sunday. The sweet photo sees the American comedian plant a kiss on Henry's cheek during a snow day. Rob Delaney paid an emotional tribute to

  • Andrea McLean is a fan of this surprising restaurant – and it's super affordable

    Andrea McLean has revealed one of her favourite restaurants, and chances are you'll find one on a high street near you. The Loose Women star praised Italian chain Zizzi for having an extensive selection of dairy-free dishes, as she usually struggles to eat out due to her lactose intolerance. During a visit to the restaurant to celebrate Father's Day on Sunday, Andrea posted a photo of their special non-dairy menu on Instagram, writing: "Thank you Zizzi for being one of the few places I can eat in, worry-free! As a severely lactose intolerant person it can be quite stressful worrying

  • Prince Philip goes carriage driving in Windsor days after 97th birthday

    Prince Philip has taken up the reins just two months after undergoing hip surgery. The Queen's husband was pictured carriage driving in the grounds of Windsor Castle on Sunday, which was coincidentally one week after his 97th birthday. The royal, who has been practising the sport since 1971, showed no signs of discomfort as he sat in the driving seat. Wearing a hat and gloves, Philip appeared to be enjoying his ride outdoors accompanied by two female grooms who sat behind him. His outing was not the only sign that the Duke of Edinburgh has well and truly recovered. The

  • Why Sir Bruce Forsyth didn't leave his children any of his £11.5million fortune

    Sir Bruce Forsyth left the majority of his incredible £11.5million fortune to his wife, Wilnelia, and didn't leave a penny to his six children, it has been reported. According to the Mail on Sunday, the Strictly Come Dancing host also left £100,000 in a trust to be shared equally among his nine grandchildren, and another £40,000 to his will executors. It is thought that Bruce left his vast fortune entirely to his wife to avoid inheritance tax, which he previously described as 'a bit over the top'. Bruce left his fortune to Wilnelia The late entertainment, who sadly passed away in

  • Lorraine Kelly sets record straight on retirement rumours

    She is the queen of breakfast television, with an incredible career under her belt. And fans can rejoice as Lorraine Kelly has revealed that she doesn't have any plans of retiring when she turns 60 next year. Speaking to Jo Elvin and James Williams on their Is It Just Me? podcast, the TV star shared: "I don't know what my secret is because you can burn out but I've got the constitution of a wee Shetland pony - I just keep going. I'm going to be 60 next year so that's a long time I've been doing it." Lorraine Kelly

  • Promise Tamang just recreated Meghan Markle’s wedding makeup look and WOW

    Fans of beauty vlogger Promise Tamang will know that she's the Queen at recreating lots of makeup looks. From Kris Jenner to Cardi B, and even Ed Sheeran, she can magically alter her appearance using makeup trickery. And now she has taken on the Duchess of Sussex.  Watch Promise Tamang in her YouTube video above   Watch Promise (also known as Human Chameleon, Makeup Magicial, or Transformation Queen) go from barefaced to royal wedding-ready in a matter of minutes. “Today I am turning into the new Duchess of Sussex 'Meghan Markle',” she said. “This was a very highly requested video after the wedding.

  • Princess Diana's chef debunks one of the most common royal food myths – and we're so relieved!

    It is widely believed that the royal family avoid eating shellfish to prevent any possible food poisoning, but royal chef Darren McGrady has debunked the myth, and has a photo to prove it. Taking to Twitter to respond to reports that the Queen does not allow her family to eat certain seafood, Darren shared a picture of a royal menu dating from 1989. The photo revealed that the Queen dined on soufflé de homard for starters at Windsor Castle, 'homard' being the French word for 'lobster'. Darren tweeted: "Proof that the Royal Family DO actually eat shellfish." It was previously

  • Celebrity Birthdays this week: Prince William, Paul McCartney and Frank Lampard and many more

    18 June: Paul McCartney turns 76 Happy Birthday to Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney! The iconic singer has recently been teasing fans with new music, tweeting images from the recording studio and potential album cover artworks. Naturally, fans think today would be the perfect day to release his new album. One fan tweeted, "Happy Birthday Sir Paul!! May your new music just add to the celebration soon!", whilst another added: "So it's your birthday, Sir, and we're the ones gaining the present?". Sir Paul is also marking his birthday week with an appearance on The Late Late show's Carpool Karaoke segment,

  • Kate Middleton the photographer: the best pictures taken by the royal - video

    The Duchess of Cambridge has delighted fans across the world with her touching portraits of her children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The doting mother, an avid photographer, is a natural behind the lens and has proved this on several occasions. She broke royal tradition by taking the first official photographs of Charlotte in 2015 and the pictures of George on his first day at nursery. The rpyal has since accepted a lifetime honorary membership of the Royal Photographic Society, a charity that promotes the art and supports photographers. Watch our video below to see all of Kate's

  • Inside newlyweds' Spencer Matthews and Vogue Williams' London home

  • Ali Astall shows off her blossoming baby bump during solo outing

    Ali Astall was spotted sporting a blossoming baby bump while out and about in Richmond on Saturday. The new mum-to-be, who is expecting her first child with husband Declan Donnelly, was dressed in a casual khaki jacket and jeans which she accessorised with sunglasses and a pair of Gucci loafers. The talent manager confirmed that she was pregnant back in Marc. with Dec tweeting: "Just wanted to say thank you for all the lovely messages. The news has sneaked out a little earlier than we had hoped but Ali and I are delighted to be expecting our first child.

  • David Dimbleby to step down as Question Time host after 25 years

    David Dimbleby has confirmed he will be leaving Question Time after 25 years on the BBC's political debate programme. The 79-year-old presenter, who will leave the show at the end of the year, believes it the "right time" for him to leave. "At the end of the year I will have been chairing Question Time for a quarter of a century and I have decided that this is the right moment to leave," he said. "It has been a privilege to work for a programme which brings voters face to face with those in power." David Dimbleby will leave Question

  • Video: what is the royal order of the garter ceremony?

    Every June, the Queen takes part in Garter Day at Windsor Castle. The annual event celebrates the Order of the Garter – the oldest and most senior Order of Chivalry in Britain, which dates back to 1348. Dressed in full regalia, the Queen and her knights wear grand blue velvet robes, glistening insignia and plumed hats. There can only be 24 knights at any one time, plus Her Majesty and her eldest son, Prince Charles. Prince William joined the order in 2008, supported by his then-girlfriend Kate at the ceremony. St George's Chapel has remained the Order's spiritual home

  • Robbie Williams delights fans with rare video of his two children

    Robbie Williams has the sweetest children! The Let Me Entertain You hitmaker was well and truly spoilt on Sunday as he celebrated Father's Day with his family in LA. In a sweet video shared on his wife Ayda Field's Instagram account, Robbie is seen opening up his presents, and gets emotional after seeing the message in son Charlton's handmade card. "Can I go and play football with you? I love playing with daddy, daddy can you always come back from work quickly because I love my daddy," he read out. "That's amazing, I love you," Robbie said, before kissing

  • Daily edit: The Queen on fine form at polo, Thomas Markle speaks out and more - video

    In today's Daily Edit we are delighted to see the Queen on great form at the Cartier polo, where she was joined by Prince Philip. We also look at various heartfelt Father's Day dedications from royals and celebrities. And we learn just how Thomas Markle felt at not walking his daughter down the aisle.... All this and more in HELLO!'s daily update - available every day from 5pm. Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({

  • Thomas Markle explains why Prince Harry and Meghan haven't visited him yet

    Meghan Markle's father Thomas has explained why his daughter and her new husband Prince Harry have yet to visit him in Mexico. The retired lighting director, who is recovering from a heart operation, sadly couldn't attend the royal wedding last month, and has never met Harry in person. During a revealing interview on Good Morning Britain – his first high-profile appearance since the wedding – Thomas explained that he told Harry and Meghan not to come and visit. "About a day, day after [the wedding] I spoke to them both," Thomas, 73, said. "I told them I thought it was

  • Michelle Keegan reveals £2 beauty must-have

    Michelle Keegan has opened up about the one beauty must-have she can't be without – and it's so simple that we think even her Our Girl character, Georgie Lane, would keep some handy! Chatting to Fabulous Online, the former Coronation Street star revealed that while she often goes for "lots of tinted lip balms", the favourite lippy look is simply Vaseline. The actress also told PA that she tries to avoid bold lipsticks, particularly red. "I am a nude gal, I don't think red suits me," she said. "I think it has to be the right colour of red

  • Jamie Oliver's wife Jools shows off her dance moves at festival

    Jamie Oliver and his wife Jools enjoyed a day out at a festival on Sunday, and they certainly looked like they had a lot of fun! Jools was captured on camera showcasing her dance moves in a black-and-white video as the family enjoyed a performance by Lighting Seeds singing Three Lions. Also in attendance was the couple's oldest daughter, Poppy, 16. Captioning the video, Jamie – who belted out the lyrics to the famous World Cup song while filming his wife – wrote: "Football's Coming Home. Mrs gone nuts for the Lighting Seeds." Jools Oliver had fun watching Lightning Seeds

  • Rebecca Adlington shows off adorable daughter on third birthday

    Rebecca Adlington has celebrated her daughter Summer's third birthday by sharing some sweet pictures with fans. The retired Olympic swimmer took to Instagram last week to mark her daughter's big day. "I can't believe this little one is 3 today. Where has the time gone!!??" she wrote alongside a series of adorable snaps of Summer. Rebecca, 29, continued: "I'm hoping this is the end to terrible 2's though. I've realised as a parent each phase comes with different challenges and we've certainly had ours. But at the same time I've seen her grow into such an independent loving joyful person.

  • Nail jewellery has arrived and it will seriously upgrade your manicure

    Nail art has come a long way since the stick-on French manicures that we remember in our teens. Since the birth of social media, we’re seeing more and more intricate (yet sometimes horrifying) manicures flood our feeds, but the latest one to catch our eye is seriously beautiful. Nail Unistella has introduced the future of nail art, and it’s both elegant and modern - although it may be one that you can’t do in your bedroom. Photo: Unistella Nail Unistella showcased their designs on their Instagram page, and we love their simple looks. They’ve had a slew of comments, calling them

  • The REAL reason Princess Diana didn't want anyone to know about her haircuts

    The late Diana, Princess of Wales was known for her beautiful head of blonde hair which was always coiffed and preened to perfection. The mother of Prince William and Harry definitely made short hair cool and had one of the most glamorous manes in the world. But, a little known fact about the Princess is she didn't actually like people to know when she was having her hair cut. This is because fans were so obsessed with her hair that she got in trimmed every few weeks in secret. Her trusted hairdresser Richard Dalton gave a rare interview with

  • Why Kate Middleton waited five years to make her Royal Ascot debut

    Members of the Queen's family will be out in full force this week for the opening of Royal Ascot, with newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expected to attend. But while the Duchess of Sussex will be making her debut just one month after her royal wedding, her sister-in-law Kate waited five years before attending the prestigious horseracing event. It's understood that the Queen has invited Prince William and Kate to Ascot every year since their wedding in 2011, but the Duchess politely declined until 2016, when she attended for a very special reason – to celebrate the Queen's 90th

  • What to do in Amsterdam in 3 days: the best things to see and do in the Dutch city

    Amsterdam has always been a favourite city break destination for visitors from the UK, and it's only set to become more popular thanks to new regular Eurostar services that run direct to Centraal station from London St Pancras. Loved for its rich culture, great nightlife and picturesque network of canals that are easily navigated on foot or bike, Amsterdam has something to entice visitors both young and old, and you can see the best of it in just 72 hours. Read on for our need-to-know guide… 1st Day: Morning: Visit Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh museum Start your trip with some culture at

  • How Mike and Zara Tindall are spending their days before their baby arrives

    Mike and Zara Tindall were last seen out together at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's royal wedding in May, and have since kept a low profile as they prepare to welcome their second baby, who is due any time now. The couple notably missed the last royal event – Trooping the Colour at the beginning of June – which saw their young niece Savannah Phillips steal the show. Instead, it is assumed that Zara has been nesting in her final weeks of pregnancy at their family home in Gloucestershire, and no doubt enjoying some quality time with their

  • What to do in Taipei in 3 days: the best things to see in Taiwan's capital city

    The island of Formosa is home to giddying juxtaposition of traditional and modern. Ancient temples and Buddhist Monasteries collide satisfyingly with modern architecture and vibrant night markets. Taipei has a similar feel to Hong Kong or Tokyo but on a much more manageable scale, and is easily explored in 72 hours. 1st Day Morning: Visit Taipei 101, a unique fusion of eastern balance and contemporary architecture Taipei 101 is the city’s tallest building, and an icon of contemporary Asian architecture. The tallest building in the world upon its completion in 2004, the main tower is made up of eight tapered sections, each

  • Tamzin Outhwaite pays emotional tribute to late mum on her birthday following her sudden death

    Sunday was a bittersweet day for Tamzin Outhwaite, as it would have been her mum Anna's 68th birthday. Anna passed away suddenly back in April, and shared her birthday with Tamzin's oldest daughter Florence, who turned ten on the same day. Touchingly, the EastEnders actress took to Instagram to share a collage of photos of her mum to celebrate her special day, including one of her on her wedding day, writing in the caption: "And Happy birthday today to you mummy. Would have been 68...It’s no age to go but let’s have a huge round of applause for the

  • Chanel has launched a 3D printed mascara and fans are OBSESSED

    Get ready to head to your nearest Chanel counter. The designer brand has just launched the world's first 3D printed mascara, and it's causing a stir online. Le Volume Revolution de Chanel, which costs £28 and is available at Chanel counters in stores including Boots, promises to give you "lashes perfectly coated in a single stroke". The brand claims that the hi-tech wand, which is the first of its kind, has been a decade in the making and boasts "innovative technology for a revolutionary brush design". It was reportedly patented in 2007 and the brand tried 100 different designs

  • EastEnders star Christopher Timothy reveals secret cancer battle

    EastEnders actor Christopher Timothy has opened up about his battle with prostate cancer. Christopher - who plays Ted Murray in the BBC One soap, was diagnosed with cancer in 2008, but luckily was given the all-clear five years later in 2013. Talking to The Daily Star to raise awareness of the disease, Timothy said: "I've had prostate cancer but I've been clear for five years. There were only one or two people who knew." The 77-year-old also explained that he had decided not to tell his seven children because his diagnosis came shortly after their mum had died. Christopher Timothy

  • Amanda Holden shares rare photo of her two lookalike daughters

    Amanda Holden has not one, but two mini-me daughters! The TV presenter rarely shares photos of her children, so fans were delighted when she posted a picture of them on Instagram to mark Father's Day on Sunday. Amanda took to the popular photo sharing site to praise her husband Chris Hughes, accompanying her message with a picture of him and their two girls Lexi, 12 and Hollie, six. In the image, Chris looked one very proud dad sitting between his two blonde haired daughters. "Happy Father's Day to you Chris," Amanda wrote. "You are #loved ‘all the grains of

  • Andrea McLean reveals she thought she would die after battling life-threatening blood disease

    Loose Women panellist Andrea McLean has spoken out about her fears of dying after she was diagnosed with a rare life-threating blood disease. The 48-year-old opened up to The Daily Mirror, telling them how doctors had discovered that she had the condition, known as medium vessel vasculiti, after she had a hysterectomy in 2016. The star told the publication about how she reacted to the news, saying: "When you think life is coming to an end, you've never wanted to live so much." The mum-of-two added: "I stopped being afraid of saying what I wanted. And I stopped caring

  • Monaco's royal twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella's most adorable moments

    Since their birth in December 2014, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques have been brought double the joy in their parents Prince Albert and Princess Charlene's lives. Here is a look at the Monaco twins sweetest moments.

  • What is the Order of the Garter ceremony? Watch our video for a crash course on the royal tradition

    Established in the 14th century, the Order of the Garter, with St George as it's patron saint, is the oldest national order of knighthood and Britain's most senior order of chivalry. It is also one of the most exclusive – only 24 knights are allowed at any given time, along with the British monarch and the Prince of Wales. Of course, one of the most fascinating aspects of the 700-year-old Order of the Garter, of which Prince William became a knight in 2008, is the annual June lunch at Windsor Castle where the knights gather wearing their traditional velvet

  • All the times Kate Middleton has stunned at the Order of the Garter ceremony

    All the times the Duchess of Cambridge has attended annual Windsor ceremony the Order of the Garter with her husband Prince