• Rachel Riley's has had her most glam makeover to date

    Rachel Riley is known for her gloriously natural look and we love it. Porcelain skin, a delicate flush of blusher and little mascara is all she needs to accentuate her gorgeous features. The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant appears incredibly fresh-faced on Countdown, so you can imagine our surprise when the 32-year-old shared a picture on Instagram of her fully-made up face! The mathematics graduate looks sultry in the up-close selfie, sporting black eyeliner, lashings of mascara, a flawless base and a splash of red lipstick. Crediting her makeup brushes, the mother-of-two wrote: "Quick thank you to @ecotools for

  • Strictly's Kevin Clifton corrects Stacey Dooley's dance blunder on live TV

    Strictly Come Dancing couple Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley are getting their last-minute practice in ahead of Saturday night's live dance show, that's if Stacey remembers the right dance routine! The pair appeared on Friday's episode of Strictly: It Takes Two to talk about their Strictly journey so far, and host Zoe Ball was quick to praise them for their quickstep, which they performed last week to a cover of Kylie Minogue's song Dancing. However, when asked what she could remember from their first dance, Stacey replied: "Do you know Zoe, so when you hear Kylie 'I wanna go

  • Loose Women's Nadia Sawalha left shaken after nearly getting run over

    Loose Women panellist Nadia Sawalha opened up about a terrifying incident on her way to work this week which left her shaken. The mother-of-two revealed during a discussion about tombstones on Thursday's show how she very nearly got hit by a bus on her way to the studio, so much so that she could feel the heat of the vehicle. She told panellists Jane Moore, Stacey Solomon and Andrea McLean: "I had to phone Mark, he always says I should learn the green cross code, but today was really bad." The former EastEnders star continued: "I was just on

  • The Queen says sad, unexpected goodbye at palace

    Ever since she came to the throne in 1952, the Queen has been woken up by the sound of the bagpipes being played to her, but for the past five weeks this tradition has come to an unexpected stop while the 92-year-old monarch has been residing in Balmoral. Her Majesty's current piper, Pipe Major Scott Methven, was forced to stop his royal duties due to family reasons. A royal source told Daily Mail that the Queen was very understanding about the situation and agreed that Scott should leave his work duties immediately. Scott was the 15th piper to hold the position,

  • Holly Willoughby's son Chester enjoys special birthday surprise

    Holly Willoughby's youngest son Chester turned four on Saturday, and his mum made sure that he had a celebration to remember! On the eve of his big day, Chester was treated to a trip to the theatre to watch Aladdin, and even got to go backstage to see the cast of the show afterwards. On Instagram, Holly posted a photograph of herself and the actors in front of the stage. "Wow what an incredible show... thank you to the amazing cast of @aladdinlondon ... Chester loved his birthday surprise... spectacular!," she captioned the picture. It's no surprise that Holly

  • Corrie's Alan Halsall wows with shirtless photo following body transformation

    Over the past few months, Coronation Street star Alan Halsall has been wowing with his newly-toned and slimmed down physique, and the actor had everyone talking this weekend after posting a shirtless photograph of himself on the beach. Alan is currently soaking up the sun in Ibiza and looked happy and relaxed with a pint in his hands as she posed for the photo. "1st time in Ibiza," he captioned the image. Fans were quick to comment on his trim figure, with one writing: "Looking very healthy, great abs," while another said: "Whoah looking good!" A third added: "Looks

  • Is this a sign that Strictly's Neil Jones is getting a celebrity partner?

    Strictly Come Dancing fans had been hoping that popular pro dancer Neil Jones would be given a celebrity partner on this year's show, and were disappointed when he revealed that it wasn’t to be the case this year. However, Neil has delighted viewers on Friday by revealing a new Strictly photograph which he posted on social media. Taking to Instagram, Neil posted the snapshot of himself standing in front of a pink glitter ball, dressed in his dance gear. In the caption, Neil wrote: "It’s Funday Friday and here is my new @bbcstrictly shot. I know it’s pink but i

  • Lisa Armstrong's fans fight her corner after new revelation

    Lisa Armstrong is one of the most in-demand TV makeup artists in the country, and has her work cut out over the next few months as Strictly Come Dancing's head of makeup. But this week, it caught one of her loyal fan's attention that she hasn’t been given a blue tick on Twitter – a recognition that many famous faces have been given to prove that their account is genuine. On Friday, Lisa was asked by a follower: "@lisaAmaeup why has your blue tick gone." To which she responded: "I don’t think I ever had one hun!!" Ant McPartlin's

  • Andrea McLean pays rare tribute to husband Nick ahead of first wedding anniversary

    Time flies fast when you're having fun, and it's nearly been a year since Andrea McLean married husband Nick Feeney in front of their family and close friends. And with just two months to go until their first wedding anniversary, the Loose Women panellist chose to pay a public tribute to her husband on social media, thanking him for always smiling, ah! Andrea – who has partnered up with Cadbury's Roses on their latest campaign, posted a picture of herself in front of a wall of flowers, and explained that the campaign's mission was to get people to say

  • Kelly Brook's wedding surprise

    Kelly Brook delivered some exciting wedding news for viewers on Friday's This Morning, as she surprised the couple who are getting married live on the show. Kelly announced to Sarah Roustoby and Shane Maddison that Hello! Magazine will exclusively feature their wedding, which is being held at the Royal Albert Hall in the first week of October. The engaged pair were delighted with the news and Sarah gasped before saying: "Wow, I can't believe that!" Kelly then shared some expert tips on how to pose in the professional photos for the special spread, telling them: "The trick is to

  • Robbie Williams' baby daughter Coco is already a mini fashionista – see photo

    Robbie Williams and Ayda Field's baby daughter Coco is less than a month old, but she's already one very stylish baby! Proud mum Ayda posted a photograph of a personalised denim jacket that had been made for the newborn, featuring her name embroidered on the back in pink letters. The Loose Women panellist captioned the picture: "@beaudunn@beaubabes Thank you so much for the amazing jacket for Coco! Now she can feel cool like her big brother and sister:) #instacute #babyfashion#fashionistainthemaking." Fans were quick to comment on the cute jacket, with one writing: "Oh, very, very cute," while another said:

  • Strictly's Shirley Ballas shares hilarious moment with Kim Kardashian

    Strictly judge Shirley Ballas has shared a hilarious moment with Kim Kardashian on Twitter, reminding her of the moment she danced with Shirley's son Mark Ballas on America's Dancing with the Stars. Ten years after Kim and Mark performed a very funny routine to Baby Got Back (I Like Big Butts), Shirley has re-posted the video, saying: "⁦@KimKardashian⁩ I still remember this Kim from ten years ago. You and ⁦@MarkBallas⁩ what a wonderful memory." Unfortunately, dancing didn't prove to be the infamous Kardashian's strongest skill, and she was voted out in the third week during the seventh season of

  • Gerry McCann shares heartbreaking description of night Madeleine went missing

    Madeleine McCann's father Gerry has opened up about life at home with his daughter before she went missing, in a candid and heartbreaking interview about grief and loss. He described his relationship with Maddie as "incredibly special" on Radio 4, and said: "I formed a very strong bond with her from a young age," before adding: "One of the TV shows we watched together was Dr Who, which people might think, 'You can't have a three-year-old watching Dr Who,' but she loved it. I would often do the bedtime story with Madeleine too, she had stars above her bed

  • Strictly's Joe Sugg has a very surprising royal connection

    Fans of Joe Sugg were wowed by the YouTube star's first performance with Dianne Buswell on this year's Strictly Come Dancing, and it looks like Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are among the crowd cheering him on! In one of his YouTube videos, Joe revealed that he was lucky enough to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall as they took a tour of the YouTube headquarters, and he even taught the Prince how to thatch a roof! The pair chatted as Prince Charles tried out thatching Prior to his days as a YouTuber, Joe worked as a roof thatcher, a unique

  • Strictly's Karen Clifton reveals she's had therapy and hypnotherapy to get over split with husband Kevin Clifton

    Karen Clifton takes to the Strictly dance floor on Saturday night for the second time this year after her split from husband Kevin Clifton, but she has recently revealed that it has taken regular therapy sessions to get her in a good place following the separation. The professional dancer has opened up about receiving therapy twice a month, and hypnotherapy to treat her anxiety. She told the Mail on Sunday: "I’ve taken a big hit. I had to realise that I’m 36 years old. I’m not a kid and it has taken me a lot of therapy and life

  • Strictly's Anton Du Beke accused of using this trick to hide Susannah Constantine's footwork

    Judge Craig Revel Horwood suggested professional Strictly dancer Anton Du Beke used heavy smoke to hide Susannah Constantine's 'bad' footwork during Saturday night's live performance. Susannah and Anton only managed to score 12 points after taking to the floor to dance the Foxtrot. Longtime judge Craig led the negative comments by saying: "Even the smoke, sadly couldn't cover that complete dance disaster." Bruno Tonioli then rubbed salt in the wound by adding: "I am stunned. Anton, you could have got better movement out of a lampost. You were just dragging her. Bring back the maracas!" Anton and Susannah on the

  • Ashley Roberts surprised by mother on Strictly following family tragedy

    Ashley Roberts was joined by her mother on Saturday night's Strictly Come Dancing, after the star revealed her heartache over her father's suicide. Ashley's mum made the surprise visit when she joined her daughter in the rehearsal studio before cheering her along in the audience on the live show, watching Ashley dance the Cha Cha Cha with Pasha Kovalev. Former Pussycat Doll Ashley had previously revealed in the week that she lost her father to suicide in March this year. The 37-year-old told The Sun: "It's been a really tough year and I know my dad would be super