• Debbie McGee just made a very surprising Strictly Come Dancing announcement

    Debbie McGee was a certain favourite on last year's Strictly Come Dancing, and now she's excited fans with another announcement regarding the show - this time, concerning her magician nephew James Phelan. Taking to Twitter to share the news, she revealed that James will be working with Strictly professionals Neil and Katya Jones on a new TV show! "Morning all. Strictly's @Mrs_katjones @Mr_NJones are recording with my Nephew in his first TV show filmed at Leatherhead Theatre Surrey Tuesday there are still some tickets left. Lots of chat and magic," she said. Debbie has revealed she has another connection to Strictly through her

  • The Duchess of York pens very emotional tribute on Instagram as fans rush to support her

    The Duchess of York took to Instagram on Wednesday night to post a very emotional message to her followers - speaking out in support of the victims of the tragic wildfires in Greece. "In deepest sympathy to all families in the tragedy of the fires in Greece. Thank you to #elenakountoura, the Greek people and services who are working tirelessly in such difficult circumstances," she wrote next to her photograph, which showed her posing with Greek politician Elena Kountoura.  Sarah took to Instagram to send her support to Greece Sarah's loyal followers were quick to thank her for the tribute and

  • Beyoncé shares first pics of twins since birth - and they look so grown up!

    Beyoncé has shared the first pictures of her twins, Rumi and Sir Carter, since introducing them to the world shortly after their birth back in June 2017. In the new snap, the two beautiful one-year-olds were both sat with their mum, who laughed with her daughter, Rumi, while little Sir looked distractedly at something off camera. The Love on Top singer shared the sweet snap on her website along with several other holiday photos including her six-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, and captioned the photos: "Thank you Europe." She also shared a photo of Jay-Z showing little Rumi the boat

  • The average cost of a UK wedding is now over £30k – find out why

    A wedding is the most magical day of your life so of course you want it to be perfect – the dress, the venue, the cake, the list is lengthy. Unfortunately the price tag is not so magical, with brides and grooms often paying staggering amounts to say 'I do' in style. Now, a new survey has revealed just how much the UK spends on weddings and the hottest trends for this year's nuptials. The Bridebook Wedding Report 2018 reports that on average, UK couples now spend £30,355 on suppliers for their wedding, which is up 12% year over

  • Surprise! Claudia Winkleman dyes her hair blonde in dramatic change from her go-to look - see the picture

    We never thought we'd see the day that Claudia Winkleman strayed from her signature - and much-loved - look of dark, shiny hair (complete with shaggy fringe, of course), smudgy kohl-lined eyes and a healthy helping of fake tan - but prepare to be shocked, because the presenter has only gone and dyed her hair blonde. That's right, the Strictly host took to Instagram on Wednesday to share her new look, showing off the new sun-kissed streaks - which had been applied by none other than the Duchess of Sussex's go-to London hairdresser George Northwood.  Claudia showed off her new

  • The Queen's secret passage at Buckingham Palace revealed – see the photo

    With the Queen retiring to Scotland for the summer, her London home Buckingham Palace is officially open to visitors. Those taking a tour of the State Apartments should spend a few minutes longer in the White Drawing Room, which features a secret door that leads to the monarch's private state apartments that are not open to members of the public. When HELLO! visited the palace to preview the Prince & Patron's exhibition last week, we were shown the Queen's hidden passage that allows her to travel more swiftly through the palace. Take a peek inside the Prince & Patron exhibition: Loading the

  • Lisa Armstrong marks fresh start away from Ant with this new look

    Lisa Armstrong unveiled a new blonde hair transformation earlier in the year following her split from Ant McPartlin in January, and now, the Strictly Come Dancing makeup artist has opted for another new change to her appearance. Marking her fresh start while out in LA, Lisa was pictured getting a tattoo on Wednesday at the famous High Voltage tattoo parlour, owned by Kat Von D. The 41-year-old appeared to be getting the ink work on her arm, and looked relaxed as she lay back in the chair, dressed in a white blouse and green printed trousers, and with her

  • Meghan Markle just took part in her first private investiture honouring a very special person

    The Duchess of Sussex experienced another royal 'first' on Wednesday afternoon as she took part in an investiture ceremony. Joining her husband Prince Harry, Meghan watched as Harry invested his private secretary, Ed Lane Fox, with the insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order. The prestigious honour is given to palace staff to recognise their service to the royal family and household. Ed has worked as Prince Harry's right-hand man for the past five years, but he is stepping down from his role this summer. The private secretary is certainly ending his royal career on a high note.

  • Elton John opens up about his efforts to help George Michael before his death

    Elton John has spoken candidly about his relationship with the late George Michael, admitting that he made many attempts to help him while he battled with drug addiction. He told Channel 4 News: "I tried to put my arms around him. I tried to help, but you can't help people who don't want to help themselves. I've learnt that as an addict and I'm 28 years clean and sober. When people told me when I was using that I was doing the wrong thing I was so angry and I just told them to go away or I actually

  • Prince Charles shares rare picture inside Highgrove garden - where Prince George loves to play

    There's no denying that Prince Charles has a special attachment to his extraordinary garden at Highgrove. On Wednesday, Clarence House released a new image of the royal enjoying the splendour of his beautiful grounds - a place where his eldest grandson Prince George loves to play. "The Prince of Wales joined in with the Big #ButterflyCount at his Highgrove Garden this week and took part in the world's biggest survey of butterflies," the caption read. Prince Charles at his Highgrove estate this week Charles, who has put a lot of time and effort into the gardens at his private Gloucestershire home,

  • Why you should never ask to shake a royal's hand

    The royal family is one steeped in tradition, and as such there are certain protocol standards that are ritually upheld when meeting a member of the family for the first time. However, royal fans might be surprised to hear one of the less known rules of meeting a royal, in that you should never be the first person to offer your hand to be shaken. Instead, you should instead wait for the royal to offer their hand to you. There should also be no other touching following the handshake, a protocol rule that has been broken on several occasions,

  • Your office should not exceed this temperature (forward to your boss)

    It's baking. We can't actually remember a time we were so hot in the UK. For a change, going to an air conditioned office is actually preferable to sweltering at home (freak occurrence). But what if your office has no air con? Are you supposed to work in this crazy heat? If temperatures get too hot inside you're at risk of increased tiredness, dizziness and fainting. Surely there's a maximum temperature that office workers can comfortably function in? Well kind of. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) hasn't set a maximum limit but has previously released these guidelines: “An acceptable

  • EastEnders icon Leonard Fenton will return as Dr Harold Legg 21 years after leaving the soap

    EastEnders has announced the exciting return of original cast member Leonard Fenton, who will reprise his role as Doctor Harold Legg later this year. The 92-year-old legend appeared in the very first episode of EastEnders over thirty years ago, and served as Walford's local GP until 1997. Speaking about his return, Leonard revealed: "I am very happy to be back at EastEnders and am looking forward to working with June and the rest of the cast and crew again." Leonard Fenton will return as Dr Harold Legg During his time in the Square, there was always one person who was a

  • Video: Actors who’ve played members of the royal family - see how similar they look

    Our fascination with all things royal has lead to a veritable array of films and television series depicting the royal family at various stages throughout history. Her Majesty was first notably portrayed on screen by Helen Mirren in 2006’s The Queen. Netflix subsequently commissioned The Crown, an opulent sweeping costume drama depicting The Queen’s long reign over six seasons, with three different actors playing Her Majesty. Claire Foy won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for her work on the series and has since handed over the baton to Olivia Colman, who will portray Her Majesty for the upcoming

  • Rebecca Adlington finds love again following split from Harry Needs - meet her new boyfriend

    Rebecca Adlington looked a picture of happiness at the wedding of her friends Tom Parker and Kelsey Being last week, and she had a lot to smile about! The Olympic swimmer has found love again with new boyfriend Andrew Parsons, who accompanied her to the star-studded ceremony. The couple looked a picture of happiness as they posed with fellow guests at the wedding. Taking to Instagram, Rebecca shared a gorgeous series of photos from the big day, including one of them posing in venue's grounds in Surrey, and wrote next to it: "The beautiful wedding of @tomparkerofficial and @being_kelsey

  • Coronation Street's Bhavna Limbachia secretly ties the knot – see her honeymoon destination

    Congratulations are in order for Coronation Street actress Bhavna Limbachia, who tied the knot over the weekend. According to the Sun, the soap star and her partner, whose identity she has always kept private, married on Sunday in an intimate ceremony in Cheshire. Bhavna, 34, has made no comment about her wedding on Twitter or Instagram, but she is said to have invited a handful of her Corrie co-stars. Lucy Fallon, who plays Bethany Platt, shared a photo of herself and boyfriend Tom Leech looking all dolled up, posing in a countryside setting. While Lucy did not explicitly say she

  • Louise Redknapp admits she 'lost her identity' during marriage to ex-husband Jamie

    Louise Redknapp has given a candid account of her marriage to ex-husband Jamie Redknapp. The former Strictly star, who divorced the footballer in December 2017 after 19 years of marriage, admitted that she felt like she "lost her identity" in the relationship. "Like most people as you start to get older, other things take over," she told Daily Express. "You have a family to look after, you're running a household, your career path changes. When that happens, it's easy to start losing that strong sense of identity that was once your biggest priority." Louise and Jamie were granted a quickie

  • National Geographic's Wicked Tuna cast member Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge dies aged 28

    National Geographic's Wicked Tuna cast member, Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge, has sadly died aged just 28. The celebrity fisherman, who appeared on the show and it's spinoff series, Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks, as the first mate on Captain Tyler McLaughlin's fishing boat, Pinwheel, passed away on Thursday 19 July. The cause of death has not been yet been released. Duffy died aged just 28 Wicked Tuna's official Twitter account shared the tragic news, writing: "@NatGeoChannel and @Pilgrim_Studios were saddened to learn that Wicked Tuna cast member Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge passed away this week. Duffy was the first mate on Captain Tyler McLaughlin’s

  • Bryan Ferry's ex-wife Lucy's cause of death revealed

    Bryan Ferry was left devastated this week following the tragic news of his ex-wife Lucy Birley's sudden death. Lucy was just 58 when she died, and it has now been reported that she took her own life after battling depression for many years. The former model's brother Ed Helmore told Mail Online that Lucy had "fought a long battle with depression, a battle that she lost on Monday." The publication also said that the police are treating her death as a "personal tragedy". Lucy Birley tragically passed away on Monday following her battle with depression Lucy was found dead while on

  • Elle Macpherson just revealed the secret to how she keeps her teeth perfectly white

    Elle Macpherson is known as 'the body' for her unbelievably svelte figure, but have you ever noticed her perfect smile? The 54-year-old model has the whitest of white teeth – the kind of teeth we'd all swap our own for. Now the mum-of-two has revealed the daily ritual she does to maintain her stunning smile, and it's not what you'd expect. Elle told US talk show Megyn Kelly Today that she's a firm believer in 'oil pulling'. The star revealed how she swirls a spoonful of coconut oil around her mouth for 10 minutes every morning. She said the practice has

  • Meghan Markle cheers on Prince Harry at the polo – live updates

  • Ant McPartlin's return to presenting duties confirmed by ITV boss

    Ant McPartlin will return to work once the TV star is "well and fit", ITV have confirmed. Last year, the 42-year-old opened up about his battle with drink and drug addiction before admitting himself to rehab. He then announced the end of his 11-year marriage to Lisa Armstrong before he was arrested and charged for drink-driving in March. Speaking to ITV News, the network's Chief Executive, Carolyn McCall, revealed that Ant is under no pressure to return until he is ready to join his on-screen partner Declan Donnelly. Ant McPartlin will return to ITV "He will come back when he's well

  • Patsy Kensit shares her beauty and wellness secrets as she turns 50

    Looking spectacular at 50 in a recent photoshoot for HELLO!, Patsy Kensit told us why she is 'excited' about her milestone year and the beauty and wellness secrets that changed her life. The actress and mum to James Kerr, 26, and YSL model Lennon Gallagher, 18, celebrated her landmark birthday with a family holiday to the Maldives and said to HELLO!: “It’s where I always go for my birthday; it’s the best present I could gift myself. It was special and very quiet. "Turning 50 is a wonderful huge step and so exciting. I’m loving the age I am at. For the past seven

  • Boyzone just released their first single in 5 years – with this famous singer

    Boyzone fans listen up – we have some exciting news! The Irish boyband have shared a sneak preview of one of the songs from their upcoming album, which is set to be their last ever one to be released in November. Now available, the new song, Because, is the band's first single to have been released in five years, and it appears that fans think it was definitely worth the wait! Ronan Keating shared a video on Instagram announcing the news on Thursday, telling his followers: The new single from Us is here! 'Because' is out now! Click the

  • Celebrity daily edit: Meghan Markle cheers on Prince Harry at polo match - video

    In today's Daily Edit we join the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Sentebale Charity Polo Cup in Berkshire. And we find out about where there is a secret passage in Buckingham Palace... Plus we can't get over how cute Beyonce's twins are in their latest holiday snaps. All this and more in HELLO!'s daily update - available every day from 5pm. Join us each day to make sure you're up to date with all the news about your favourite celebrities and royals. Scroll down for video WATCH VIDEO BELOW Loading the player... var

  • 12 contemporary kitchen ideas to modernise your home

    Fitting a new kitchen is one of the biggest investments you'll make in your home, so it's important to choose something that's not only stylish and functional, but will also stand the test of the time. These contemporary kitchen ideas will help you to modernise your space and add some trend-inspired touches without needing a full renovation. 1. Mix and Match Who says your kitchen cabinets all have to be the same? Design your own unique kitchen with one shade of cabinet doors on the top and another on the bottom. This bold orange-red shade adds an amazing contrast to an

  • Denise Welch reveals the new way she is embracing her age

    Denise Welch is 60 and fabulous, and she is seeing all the positives about getting older too! The Loose Women panellist told her followers on social media this week that she has been embracing her age, most recently by finding out that she now gets a discount on the railway when she travels. The former Coronation Street actress shared a photo of herself holding up a senior railcard, which entitles travellers aged 60 and over to 25% discount on their journeys. "Well......it comes to us all if we’re lucky!!! I’m embracing it!!! Age is an issue of mind over

  • See inside Stuart Watts' beautiful wedding to Laura Mann in Antigua

    Stuart Watts - one of the 'Four Oarsmen' who completed their heroic transatlantic row in record time - has shared exclusive photographs of his wedding to girlfriend Laura Mann, which took place in Antigua at the end of the race. The wedding was planned in just two months with the happy couple deciding they would marry on the blissful Caribbean island just moments before Stuart headed to the airport to start the race. In an exclusive HELLO! magazine interview with the couple in January 2017, Laura said: "I'd always fancied a destination wedding, so we briefly talked about getting

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle unveil joint monogram – and we love it!

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's new cypher depicting both of their initials has been unveiled – and it's very regal. The intricate monogram, made up of an intertwined H and M, was spotted at the top of a letter addressed to The Today Show's Georgie Gardner, the presenter of the Australian breakfast programme. Georgie had gifted Harry and Meghan a picnic blanket on the occasion of their royal wedding in May. The palace responded by sending a letter to the TV star, which was personally signed by the couple. Meghan, who is a keen calligrapher and did Robin Thicke

  • Strictly's Natalie Lowe marries James Knibbs in star-studded Australian wedding – full story

    Strictly Come Dancing favourite Natalie Lowe married James Knibbs in her native Australia in January 2018 surrounded by some of her closest friends from the show including professional dancer Ian Waite, and former celebrity contestants Judy Murray and Deborah Meaden. "I always dreamed of getting married here one day," she exclusively told HELLO! of the beautiful ceremony on 8th January at Balmoral Beach overlooking Sydney Harbour. "Balmoral Beach holds a very special place in my heart. I used to work as a beauty therapist nearby and walk down to the beach most lunchtimes. It is such an incredible place

  • Lisa Riley debuts gothic new look – and she looks completely different!

    As an actress, Lisa Riley often transforms her appearance for different roles. And most recently, the Loose Women panellist showcased a gothic look for her new role in BBC One drama Age Before Beauty, in which she plays the part of tattoo artist Tina Reegan in the six-part show. Taking to Instagram to share a preview photo of her in character, Lisa is seen looking into a mirror which has the name 'Tina' written on the glass in lipstick. Lisa's hair is styled straight on one side, and in a braid on the other, and she is wearing purple

  • The UK's top 10 theme parks to visit with the kids in the summer holidays

    TripAdvisor has released a guide to the UK's most popular amusement parks - just in time for the summer holidays. Perfect to keep little ones entertained during their time off school, these parks have something to offer children of all ages, with Paultons Park - home to Peppa Pig World - claiming the top spot. Award-winners were determined by an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for amusement parks and water parks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. See which other attractions made the top ten and plan your summer visit! 1. Paultons Park

  • How Zara and Mike Tindall's baby daughter Lena is dealing with the heatwave

    Mike Tindall has opened up about life as a family of four, describing his new baby daughter as "brilliant". Attending a polo match at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club on Thursday, the proud father-of-two joked that the hot weather has meant his newborn daughter Lena's clothes are redundant as he just uses nappies. The former rugby player, who arrived at the match without his wife Zara Tindall, was speaking at the Sentebale Polo Cup, Prince Harry's charity fundraising event. Mike Tindall at the Sentebale Polo Cup The royal couple welcomed their second daughter on 18 June. Sharing more details,

  • Are Kate Middleton and Adele now sharing the same stylist?

    Adele was spotted doing a spot of shopping in Chelsea on Thursday, but did the Someone Like You singer have the Duchess of Cambridge's very own stylist on hand for fashion advice? While Adele was snapped leaving the store while carrying a bag, HELLO! noticed that Kate's stylist, Natasha Archer, was following just a few steps behind the star carrying a duvet bag and a large box, looking as if the two women had been shopping together. Fortunately though, it seems Kate, who is currently on holiday in Mustique with her family, will have Natasha all to herself as

  • Why we won't see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for the next month

    Royal watchers should expect not to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for the next month, as the couple enjoy their summer holiday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, like the rest of the royal family, will be relieved of their royal duties for the next few weeks. Harry and Meghan carried out their final engagement before their break on Thursday, attending the Sentebale Polo Cup at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. Meghan, who is turning 37 next week, cheered on her husband as he took part in the polo match. Harry was raising funds and awareness for

  • Gemma Atkinson shows off her amazing figure on romantic getaway with Gorka Marquez

    Gemma Atkinson has given her fans a renewed motivation to hit the gym after showing off her incredible bikini body. The Strictly Come Dancing finalist, who is currently on a romantic holiday with her boyfriend Gorka Marquez, shared a photo of herself enjoying a snorkelling session in the sea on Tuesday, captioned: "2hrs snorkelling y'day." The 33-year-old looked happy and carefree as she stood with her arms in the air, showing her toned abs and enviable physique in a black bikini. "Wow you look fantastic," one fan commented on the photo, while a second added: "This is why this girl

  • See the sweet moment Prince Harry and Meghan celebrate polo win with a kiss

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a sweet public display of affection as they attended the Sentebale Polo Cup together on Thursday. Prince Harry couldn't resist puckering up for a kiss on the lips with his wife Meghan as he celebrated his team's victory at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. Harry was raising funds and awareness for his charity Sentebale, which works with children and teenagers in Lesotho and Botswana who are coming to terms with being HIV positive, have AIDS or have lost their parents to the disease. Meghan proved to be every inch the devoted

  • Matt Willis just debuted a dramatic new look - and he's being compared to this unlikely TV presenter!

    Matt Willis looks like a new man after bleaching his hair for a new theatre role, and it's earned him comparisons to some very unlikely stars - Phillip Schofield and Tom Jones! The Busted star unveiled his new 'do in an Instagram post on Wednesday, revealing that he had dyed his hair to play Orin the dentist in the Little Shop of Horrors. "I am your DENTIST!!! #littleshopofhorrors," Matt captioned the post showcasing his dramatic transformation, and it soon received lots of comments from his shocked fans. "Does that belong to @schofe?" one asked, referring to the This Morning presenter's

  • Michelle Williams secretly marries musician Phil Elverum

    Surprise! Michelle Williams has revealed she has secretly tied the knot with singer-songwriter Phil Elverum. The Greatest Showman actress, who has a daughter named Matilda with the late actor Heath Ledger, shared the happy news in an interview with Vanity Fair. The couple married earlier this month in a secret ceremony in the Adirondacks, a mountain resort near New York, witnessed only by a handful of friends and their two daughters. "I never gave up on love. I always say to Matilda, 'Your dad loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes,'" Michelle told

  • Millie Mackintosh reminisces on Hugo Taylor's proposal with never-before-seen snaps

    Millie Mackintosh was feeling nostalgic as she celebrated her 29th birthday on Thursday - one year to the day since her husband Hugo Taylor proposed. The newlywed, who tied the knot in a lavish ceremony covered exclusively by HELLO!, shared photos of the moment Hugo popped the question during a holiday to Greece last summer. One photo showed Millie sat in a white bikini on the balcony at their hotel, with a special breakfast of scrambled eggs and fresh fruit. "This time last year just before @hugotaylorlondon asked me to be his wife," Millie captioned the photo, before sharing another

  • Michael Bublé and Luisana Lopilato welcome baby girl - find out her sweet name

    Congratulations to Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato, who have welcomed their third child together - a baby girl! Luisana announced the happy news on Instagram on Thursday - along with the first glimpse at her bundle of joy. Sharing a black-and-white photo of her daughter's hand with her 3.1 million Instagram followers, Luisana wrote: "How to explain that our heart explodes with love? That there’s not enough hours in a day to think about it. I thank God for making us this gift of life and happiness! Because looking in her eyes is looking at heaven itself!" Michael Buble