Prue Leith has opened up about her grandchildren's delight when she is recognised on the street thanks to her role as a judge on The Great British Bake Off. The 78-year-old, who replaced Mary Berry on the show in 2017 when it moved from BBC One to Channel 4, revealed that she enjoys her new found fame, joking: "I'm such an egotist, I love it! I can't tell you what it does for my street cred when my grandchildren when somebody stops me in the street and say, 'Are you the lady from Bake Off?' You can see the
Prue Leith reveals the one thing Paul Hollywood doesn't like doing on Bake Off – and it might surprise you!
Prue Leith has opened up about her fellow Great British Bake Off judge, Paul Hollywood, and revealed the one thing he tries to avoid doing on the show – giving out handshakes! The 'Hollywood handshake' has become the stuff of legend on the popular Channel 4, as Paul only bestows them on a contestant who has gone above and beyond the challenge with their bake. However, Prue hilariously revealed that she knows Paul doesn't like giving them out, explaining: "It's quite interesting watching Paul giving a handshake because there's something in him that really doesn't want to." The team are
Stefan Karl Stefansson, who played Robbie Rotten in the children's TV show, LazyTown, has sadly passed away after battling cancer. He was 43. The Icelandic actor was diagnosed back in 2016, and would regularly shared updates on his condition on social media. A statement from Stefan's family read: "Stefan's family wants to express their gratitude for the support and warmth received in recent years, and to express their deepest sympathy to the many friends and fans of Stefan Karl." Stefan Karl has sadly passed away After announcing that he was free of cancer metastases back in August 2017, Stefan confirmed that
On Tuesday evening, the One Show co-host Alex Jones shared a picture on her Instagram Stories – of her "mum uniform." Taking to the popular social media platform, the mother-of-one shared a mirror selfie of her latest outfit which although had a causal stance, still looked super chic. The 41-year-old donned a pair of dark denim dungarees, which she paired with a Breton-striped top in navy blue and white, and added her favourite black leather handbag with gold detail on her shoulder. Her trademark straight bob looked sleeker than ever and subtle makeup highlighted her pretty face. As a busy
Newly single Cheryl looked simply incredible in a new Instagram post, which showed her dressed in an oversized black crop hoodie, denim shorts and over-the-knee, fitted boots as she posed for the camera. The mum of one-year-old son, Bear, simply wrote: "Sup..." accompanied by a smiling emoji alongside the snap. Her fans were quick to praise her incredible figure, with one writing: "You just keep getting more perfect! Geordie goals right there," while another added: "Absolutely adore those boots on you Cheryl - fashion killa!" Cheryl showed off her amazing figure in the new post Cheryl showed her ex-boyfriend Liam Payne
Andrea McLean wowed viewers on Tuesday afternoon when she appeared on Loose Women and we have to say, we are obsessed with her new dress. Shunning designer labels, the 48-year-old brunette TV presenter donned a red, close-fitting number from high street favourite Warehouse. Priced at an affordable £39, the fancy frock featured an asymmetric hem and a contrasting bold, multi-sized spot print in white - in short, the perfect day dress. Cut in an on-trend midi length, there was even a keyhole cut at the back to keep things interesting and gave the whole look a contemporary finish. The
David and Victoria Beckham's 15-year-old son Romeo gave fans the opportunity to know him a bit more on Tuesday night when he offered to answer their questions on Instagram Stories, and thanks to the curiosity of his more than a million fans, we just got to know him a little better. Romeo's followers were very clever with their queries, which included "Who is your celebrity crush?" and "What's your dream job?" The teenager, who is currently on holiday in Los Angeles with the rest of the family, also revealed which Spice Girl he would like to be and explained why. It
Great British Bake Off fans have expressed their delight at the revelation that the show will include a 'vegan week' this year, meaning that the contestants would have to find substitute ingredients for commonly used baking products including butter, eggs, milk and cream. Speaking about the introduction of the new theme during a Q&A, Paul Hollywood said: "We wanted something different and something to represent what was happening in this country. Veganism is something that seems to be growing. That's why it is in." Prue and Paul opened up about vegan week He continued: "If you are a vegan or you’re
Is Lady Amelia Windsor the coolest royal? After seeing her at the launch party for Mimi Wade's new Polly Pocket collection – she may just take that crown. The 22-year-old attended the star-studded bash, which was to celebrate Tatler's contributing Fashion Editor and womenswear designer Mimi's capsule collection which embraces the 90s toy. Amelia – who was recently appointed as a contributing editor for the Conde Nast publication – showed up to support her co-worker and donned a silk slip dress from the line which was emblazoned with a print of a cartoon-style Polly Pocket. The fun, retro frock
As her role as a L’Oréal ambassador, we're used to seeing Cheryl in gorgeous gowns on the red carpet, but Cheryl's trying out a new edgier look in her latest Instagram pic. Posing against a wall, the new single star looked amazing in a black hoodie, thigh-high leather boots and denim inside-out hot pants. The shorts, by Unravel Project, cost £375 and are top of the wish list of fashion insiders – the shorts even have a secret message on them, with white cotton panels at the front and a black print reading “To create something new, you must
New airline rules announced for carry on liquids – everything you need to know before your next flight
Airport passengers could soon have a very swift experience whilst passing through security, as it has been announced that they may no longer be required to remove liquids and laptops from their carry-on bags. New 3D scanners, which were only being used before to monitor hold luggage, are being trialled in three airports in London, New York and Amsterdam, and if all is successful it would mean millions of flyers would be able to get through airport security checkpoints quicker. The trials will be taking place in the next year at London's Heathrow Airport, New York's JFK and Amsterdam's Schipol, as
Katie Piper is ready to waltz her way through Strictly Come Dancing. The 34-year-old, who is one of the celebrities in this year's series, took to her Instagram page to reveal that preparations are well and truly underway - and she even has her dancing shoes! "It just got real!!!! Guess where I am today," she wrote in the caption. Katie is one of the 15 stars, who is set to take to the dance floor, when the show returns to BBC One this autumn. Katie Piper has been given her Strictly Come Dancing heels Fans immediately rushed to post good
Will it ever just be calm in Weatherfield? Spoiler alert: nope! Next week's Coronation Street sees Peter and Carla struggle to protect Simon ahead of his court testimony, which ends tragically when Peter is shot in the chest by Tyler - but will he live to tell the tale? Meanwhile, Rana is torn between her mother and Kate, while Gemma doesn't know whether to support Henry in his scheme. Get all of the Corrie spoilers below... Monday part one Johnny and Jenny discuss their concerns about what they'll do if Henry sues as they weren't yet fully insured. With his arm
Ok, Charlotte Hawkins's palm-print Marks & Spencer dress just made it to the top of our shopping list
Charlotte Hawkins ditched her go-to styles of pastels, flower prints and block colour on Wednesday morning – going for something a little more tropical! The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant wore a bold, teal-toned fit and flare style dress which featured a contrasting white palm-print. This gave the whole look a summery vibe and the flattering cut was a great fit on the TV presenter. Best of all, it’s from the Per Una range at Marks & Spencer, is priced at £65 and available online in all sizes. Result! The mother-of-one teamed it with a pair of complimenting white
Storm Keating has revealed she was rushed to A&E after her son Cooper poked her in the eye with a fork. Left rather unimpressed with the 2am hospital visit, the 36-year-old took to her Instagram page to share pictures with her fans featuring husband Ronan Keating. "Where you find yourself at 2am after your toddler sneaks a fork off the table during dinner and you couldn't get it back quick enough," she wrote in the caption." She also added the hashtags #singapore, #stitches, #ratherhimthanme, #whatabore, #boyzoneasiatour18 and #itsnotallglamourous. Storm Keating was rushed to A&E hospital on Tuesday Storm and Ronan, who
Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist and fan favourite Antonio 'Popeye' Francis has sadly passed away after suffering a stroke. He was 54. His family confirmed that the reality show competitor passed away on Saturday in a message, with his son Dan Francis saying: "A week ago a family friend found him in his room on the floor unconscious where he had a stroke. What's crazy is he was there for at least six days so he'd survived for at least six days before we got him into the hospital and for the first two days he was breathing by himself.
Now that the heatwave is coming to an end, we’re getting more and more excited at the prospect of the festive season, and more importantly, the festive food. But if you’ve recently turned vegan (or are lactose intolerant), it can be tricky to find the same indulgences as everyone else, and some indulgents foods may seem out of the question. However, if saying goodbye to cheese was the hardest thing on your dairy-free journey, then you will *love* Asda’s latest cheeseboard - as it’s 100% vegan. The board contains three different cheeses MORE: Christmas is looking merry with this WINE advent
With only weeks to go before Princess Eugenie walks down the aisle, the world's attention has now turned to the second royal wedding of the year. But who is set to make up the bridal party? It's believed that Prince George's classmate, Maud Windsor, will likely be one of the bridesmaids as she is the bride-to-be's only goddaughter - although the palace are yet to confirm this. Little Maud, the four-year-old daughter of Lord Freddie Windsor and his wife Sophie Winkleman, is in the same class as Prince George at St Thomas' School in Battersea. Maud Windsor is tipped to
Mark Wright is bringing his presenting skills back to the UK this week to host This Morning for the very first time. Michelle's husband will front the hit ITV morning show on Friday alongside former Saturday's singer Mollie King, taking over from Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes who front the show Monday to Thursday whilst Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are away on holiday. Eamonn confirmed the exciting news on Wednesday morning by telling the former TOWIE star: "And you're back here Friday to co-host with Mollie King on this very couch." To which the star replied: "Yes! I'll have
It’s fair to say I’ve become somewhat the go-to when it comes to travel. I’m frequently asked for my recommendations on hotels, bars and beaches by my friends, family and colleagues. I’m always happy to offer my advice and opinions, and every couple of weeks, I’m lucky enough to continue my research when I visit a different location. When I was given the opportunity to test out seven beach clubs in Mallorca in seven days with a few friends, I was happy to oblige. It’s not something I would usually get to do, especially because I’m usually travelling with
Chanel has done it again – released a beauty product that has got us all in a tizz. Men's makeup has been doing the rounds for quite some time now, although isn’t as widely available as women’s cosmetics. L'Oréal Paris has used men in makeup campaigns before, and Tom Ford has a range of male grooming products. Now, those clever people at Chanel have produced a full line of cosmetics for all the men out there, aptly named Boy de Chanel. There’s an eyebrow pencil in four different shades, a matte moisturising lip balm, and a foundation, which an
Netflix clearly knows that we're about to stop sunbathing and start staying indoors a whole lot more, as their September releases are seriously impressive. So forget all about those long summer days, pop on a jumper and make yourself a cup of tea, and settle in with some of these amazing upcoming shows. From action to romance to comedy, there's something here for everyone... Iron Fist season 2 The immortal Iron Fist AKA Loras Tyrell from Game of Thrones AKA Finn Jones is back as the billionaire Danny Rand who is hellbent on protecting the streets of New York City, but
Christine Lampard drew praise not only from her viewers on Wednesday morning, but her stylist, and Rochelle Humes. The 39-year-old presenter, who is currently filling in for Lorraine Kelly on her daily show, wore a gorgeous navy floral dress that showed off her incredible pregnancy curves in all their glory. Skimming her delightful baby bump, her fancy frock was from much-loved British department store Debenhams – as part of the RJR. John Rocha collection. Originally on sale for £59.00, it has come down in price to £41.30 – but is selling out fast - grab a bargain while it's
Senior members of the British royal family sure do love a tiara, but there are unique and specific rules that royals must abide by when wearing the stunning headpieces. Tiaras should only be worn by brides and married women, this is why Duchesses Kate and Meghan, have already been pictured with one, unlike Princesses Beatrice or Eugenie. Brides will also generally wear a tiara owned by their own family on their big day, and one belonging to their husband's family thereafter. It is thought that Princess Eugenie will wear the York Tiara, which was crafted for her mother Sarah Ferguson
Following the announcement of this year's celebrity line-up on Strictly Come Dancing, head judge Shirley Ballas has given her verdict. Appearing on Wednesday's Loose Women, the 57-year-old was asked about This Morning presenter Dr Ranj's comments about wanting to dance with a male partner. "I think he's happy with whatever choice he's given," she said. "I think everything in its good time. I wouldn't be opposed to him dancing with another man." She added: "We have same sex competitions in my industry. It's movement to music at the end of the day. When I'm teaching a lecture, I have
Since leaving the Love Island villa, Dani Dyer has been super busy attending numerous events, walking the red carpet and doing live TV interviews. This week, she made an appearance at the Edinburgh TV Festival and wore a gorgeous polka dot dress from In The Style. Dani posted this shot on Instagram and fans rushed to buy her bargain dress The 'Davere' wrap dress looks lovely on Dani and she teamed it with a pair of nude heels and a silver 'J' necklace - a sign of love and devotion to her boyfriend Jack Fincham, who she's in the process of moving in with.
The residents of Emmerdale face more trauma and heartache this week, and you are not going to want to miss a thing! The Blackstock family face their worst fears when Rodney collapses following an argument with Bernice, but will he pull through? Meanwhile, Charity Dingle's court case is in danger of being put at risk when DI Bails comes face to face with her son Ryan. It also looks like Pete Barton is up to no good, when Tracy and Vanessa get suspicious of his behaviour and accuse him of cheating on his girlfriend Rhona Goskirk. Will Rodney be okay? Rodney
Holly Willoughby sets the record straight about her hair - does she really use store-bought hair-dye?
Holly Willoughby has taken to Instagram to tell her followers the truth about her hair colour. Wearing a cute yellow J.Crew T-shirt, the blonde beauty spoke to camera to tell her fans whether she REALLY uses £5.79 hair-dye from the shops, rather than a salon colourist. Talking directly to camera, Holly said: "So, probably my most asked question on social media is, do I actually dye my own hair using Garnier Nutrisse Blonde? And the answer is YES. READ: Holly Willoughby looks stunning makeup-free on her summer holiday "I mean, I can't believe it comes as that much of a surprise to people.
If you're bored of house parties every Halloween and love Harry Potter, then we’ve found the ultimate experience for you. The Warner Bros Studio Tour is opening its doors again for Hogwarts After Dark, where guests can experience an extra special Halloween dinner in the Hogwart Great Hall, and there isn’t even any threat it being interrupted by a troll in the dungeon. Or Mrs Norris being petrified. Or being accidentally chosen as the fourth Triwizard champion. The Great Hall will be decorated perfectly for Halloween Guests will begin the experience with smoking dry ice cocktails and canapes (no word yet on whether
In today's Daily Edit, Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas comments on Dr Ranj’s wishes to dance on this year's show with a male partner and Prince George’s classmate is expected to play a huge role in Princess Eugenie’s wedding. Also, Romeo Beckham opens up to his fans on Instagram. All this and more in today’s Daily Edit - 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: Loading the player... var
EastEnders fans will be relieved to hear that Hayley Slater's pregnancy is about to get exposed. Viewers know that Kat Moon's cousin is expecting her estranged husband Alfie's baby, and has been doing everything in her power to stop her family from finding out. Elsewhere, Phil and Sharon's relationship is under fire after a blazing row, while Sharon grows closer to Keanu Taylor. Billy Mitchell pines over Honey after she grows closer to Adam, but realises he has overstepped the mark when he pleads with her not to go on a date with him in front of Janet and
With only weeks to go before Prince George returns to Thomas's Battersea for Year One, HELLO! takes a look at everything the royal is set to learn this coming school year. The £6,110-a-term private school is for both boys and girls between the ages of four and 13. The institution has a strong focus on the arts, sports and outdoor activities in addition to academics - so it's no wonder that George will be taking on more work compared to his year in reception. The first day back will be a little scary - meeting a new teacher and
Love Island's Jack Fowler opens up about the pressures of being in an official relationship with Laura
Jack Fowler was coupled up with Laura Crane when he arrived halfway through this year's Love Island, and the question on everyone's lips is are they, or are they not official now? Unlike fellow Love Island couples like Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham – who are planning on moving in together just a month after the show – Jack and Laura are taking their budding romance at their own pace, which works perfectly for them both right now. Talking to HELLO! in an exclusive Instagram Live, Jack opened up about the pressures of becoming official with Laura so soon
Gordon Ramsay and his wife Tana are the proud parents of four children, who have been celebrating their own achievements over the summer. While their 18-year-old twins recently picked up their A-Level results, which saw them both get into the universities they wanted, the couple's youngest daughter Matilda, has launched her own limited edition merchandise! The budding chef, who is known by her family and friends as Tilly, has a range of rucksacks available to buy at Heathrow Airport, which follow on from her popular CBBC cooking show, Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch. Taking to Instagram to announce the news,
Blue's Lee Ryan was unveiled as one of the new, fresh-faced Strictly Come Dancing celebrity contestants, and it sounds like he is already have a great time making friends with his fellow dancers. His bandmate and former Strictly contestant, Simon Webbe, spoke to HELLO! about Lee's involvement in the show, telling us that Lee has become good friends with Aljaž Škorjanec during their first rehearsal. Simon – who participated in the show in 2014 – also got on well with the pro dancer, and told Lee to take note of his dance moves, advising: "You just watch Alijaz, he
Leah Bracknell has updated her fans on her cancer battle in a new account written in her blog, Something Beginning with C. the former Emmerdale actress has revealed that in a bid to prolong her life and beat the illness, she has began taking a new trial drug just under two months ago, which has already made her feel "amazing" and optimistic about her future. Leah also said that she was previously struggling to breath and walk, but her quality of life had improved. "Judging solely on how I am feeling right now, on my quality of life, my