• Declan Donnelly marks Ant McPartlin's birthday by posting hilarious never-before-seen photo

    Ant McPartlin celebrated his first birthday in over ten years apart from his best friend Declan Donnelly on Sunday, but Dec made sure to mark his special day even from the other side of the world. Taking to their joint Twitter account from Australia ahead of presenting I'm A Celebrity, Dec shared a funny photo of the pair dressed up as Homer and Marge Simpson, and wrote next to it: "Happy Birthday Homer. Love, Marge x." In the picture, Ant was dressed as Homer, complete with a hat with his face on it and a T-shirt with Homer's body

  • Prince Charles and Prince Louis' close bond captured in new family photo

    Prince Charles proved that he is just like any other doting grandfather after the first ever portrait of him and all his grandchildren was released last week. And on Sunday, royal fans were in for another treat as yet more family photos capturing Charles and grandson Prince Louis' close bond featured exclusively in The Sunday Times Magazine. Taken by photographer Chris Jackson, pictures included one of Charles cuddling a smiling Louis in the grounds of Clarence House, and another candid snapshot of Charles – affectionately known to his grandchildren as Grandpa Wales – having his nose pinched by Louis during

  • How Prince Charles kept George, Charlotte and Louis entertained during recent family portrait

    Prince Charles is affectionately known to his three grandchildren as Grandpa Wales, and their close bond was evident from the recently released birthday portraits of them all together. And while photographer Chris Jackson managed to capture the perfect family shots, Charles was also on hand to help ensure that his young grandchildren were kept entertained during the process. In an exclusive interview with the Sunday Times Magazine, Chris observed just how hands-on Charles was. "He is a very hands-on grandfather. He was holding hands with George and Charlotte, and bouncing Louis up and down for a long time. George

  • The real reason Karen Clifton was crying on Strictly Come Dancing

    Strictly pro Karen Clifton and her dance partner Charles Venn wowed the judges and audience at home on Saturday night after dancing the Samba in the famous Blackpool ballroom. And following their performance, the couple couldn’t believe their luck when they were awarded nines from Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussell, and tens from Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli. The pair were ecstatic, and Karen leapt into Charles' arms as they took in the news that they had received their highest score in the series so far. However, it all got a bit too much for Karen, who started

  • Brendan Cole on Strictly: Gloria Estefan, extra dancers, cheese and sparkle! The perfect Blackpool but a major error in judgement

    I think I'm going to find it difficult to be negative about this one! Blackpool week is a favourite on the Strictly calendar for all taking part and of course the Strictly masses…the fans! Big viewing figures will be expected and nothing but cheese and glitter will burst through our screens. I for one am not a fan of cheese on my telly (don't mind a little glitter) but on this occasion it works and it probably wouldn't work without it. Quite the coup to get the real 'Queen of Latin' Gloria Estefan! She's had hit after hit that

  • Ant McPartlin breaks silence on Holly Willoughby replacing him on I'm A Celebrity

    It was a bitter-sweet day for Ant McPartlin on Sunday, as he celebrated turning 43 in the UK, rather than Australia, where he has marked his birthday since 2001 while presenting I'm A Celebrity. But Ant wanted to make sure that his replacement, Holly Willoughby, and best friend Declan Donnelly, have a great start to the series, which commences on Sunday night. Taking to Ant and Dec's official Twitter account, Ant wrote: "All the very best of luck little fella and @hollywills for the show tonight. Lots of love from the big fella! A. I'm A Celeb. X." Fans

  • Strictly's Joe Sugg's mum and sister Zoella speak out after his emotional dance at Blackpool

    Joe Sugg joined Strictly Come Dancing with the hope that he would make it to Blackpool so that he could dance in the very same venue as his grandmother Phyllis – who used to be a regular at the ballroom there. And so on Saturday night, the YouTube star was overwhelmed with emotion after receiving three tens for his Quickstep with dance partner Dianne Buswell. While Joe's grandmother proudly watched on from the audience, his family were just as impressed while viewing the show from home. The 28-year-old's mum was close to tears as she wrote in the on

  • Inside Zara heiress Marta Ortega's lavish wedding - with four outfit changes

    Marta Ortega married Carlos Torretta in an intimate Spanish ceremony on Friday, followed by two lavish parties to continue the celebrations with family and friends. The 34-year-old, whose father is billionaire Zara founder Amancio Ortega - started the day by wearing a gorgeous high-neck Valentino gown, before changing another three times throughout the day's events. The bride and groom invited an array of fabulous guests to join them at the Royal Yacht Club in A Coruna to kick things off. Later, they headed to another location in Galicia, northwestern Spain, where Norah Jones, Jamie Cullum and Coldplay's Chris Martin

  • Eamonn Holmes left embarrassed live on This Morning after making big error

    Eamonn Holmes was left red-faced on live television on Friday after forgetting to turn his mobile phone off before the show. As a result, the TV host's phone rang live on air during an interview with a student, Sophie Michelle Goodall, who earns £60,000 a year for making YouTube videos of herself whispering. Eamonn's phone was heard vibrating on the table in front of him and his wife and co-host Ruth Langsford, who was quick to pick up on the sound. "Is that my phone?" she asked, as Eamonn told her it was. Ruth then realised that it was

  • Strictly's Shirley Ballas shows support for Ashley Roberts after fans question her full marks in Blackpool

    Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev were the first couple on this year's Strictly Come Dancing to receive full marks on Saturday night's special Blackpool show. And while many viewers at home adored her performance as much as the four judges did, some were quick to accuse her for having an unfair advantage due to her previous dance training. Ashley had taken to Twitter to share her excitement, but was quickly greeted with mixed reactions. One wrote: "Yes you danced well but it's unfair to the rest of the contestants who had no previous dance experience," while another said: "It's

  • Aljaz Skorjanec emotionally praises Kate Silverton's parenting after leaving Strictly

    Aljaz Skorjanec has praised celebrity dance partner Kate Silverton after the pair were voted off Strictly Come Dancing at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom on Sunday evening. Aljaz called Kate an "incredible woman" and an "incredible mother" after performing on the show for the last nine weeks together. They faced Graeme Swann and Oti Mabuse in the dreaded dance-off, but the four judges unanimously voted to save Graeme and Oti. Describing her time at Blackpool to presenter Tess Daly, 48-year-old Kate said: "I got to dance twice, went up in a hot air balloon twice, and I loved it twice."

  • The Crown cast recreate extraordinary moment Charles became Prince of Wales - see photo

    Olivia Coleman has been spotted looking very serious recently while filming for The Crown in her new role as the Queen, but she was all smiles as she recreated a milestone moment with Josh O'Connor who plays her on-screen son Prince Charles. The cast were photographed at Caernarfon Castle in Gwynedd, Wales, on Sunday while recreating Charles' investiture as Prince of Wales in 1969. The pair were spotted standing on Queen Eleanor's Gate, where the Queen presented her son to the public nearly 50 years ago, with Toby Menzies who plays Prince Philip stood behind them. Olivia and Josh

  • Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall's wedding day: see the beautiful pictures from their happy day

    With Declan Donnelly currently presenting I'm A Celebrity with Holly Willoughby, we relive Dec and his wife Ali Astall's magical wedding day. The much-loved Geordie presenter married his girlfriend of three years in his home town Newcastle on 1 August 2015 in front of family and friends, including a whole host of famous faces. The bride and groom, who have known each other for ten years, got engaged in November 2014 and the wedding lived up to expectations. "Thank you for all the kind and lovely messages," wrote Dec on Twitter at the time. "They are appreciated. My wife and I had the