• The Queen reveals where she finds strength from in Christmas speech

    After a rollercoaster year, Her Majesty has talked about respect, strength and peace in her Christmas speech which will be broadcast on Christmas Day. Revealing where she draws strength and encouragement from, the Queen said: "Through the many changes I have seen over the years, faith, family and friendship have been not only a constant for me but a source of personal comfort and reassurance." Reflecting on the importance of treating others with consideration, she continued: "Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect and as a fellow human being is always a good

  • Duchess Kate wows Christmas shoppers with appearance at discount store The Range

    The Duchess of Cambridge stunned onlookers with an appearance at discount high street store The Range on Saturday. She stopped at the bargain retailer, which is fifteen minutes from nearby Sandringham, with children Princess Charlotte and Prince George – and mingled with shoppers as she bought pictures, children's books and art materials at the tills. Talk about some last-minute Christmas shopping! Kate looked beautiful dressed down in a casual outdoor fleece in the pictures – published in The Sun – and wore her hair swept up in a simple ponytail. Kate took Prince George and Princess Charlotte shopping with her One

  • Giovanni Pernice and Ashley Roberts spotted at Miami airport together as romance is confirmed

    It seems the rumours are true! Strictly Come Dancing stars Ashley Roberts and Giovanni Pernice all but confirmed their romance earlier this week, as they were spotted arriving at Miami airport following a secret holiday together. The pictures, which were published in The Sun, show the couple looking relaxed and happy as they stroll through the airport with their luggage – as it seems Giovanni is set to meet Ashley's family in the States. The pair were the subject of relationship rumours throughout the 2018 series of the show. Ashley shared a photograph in Florida Ashley shared a sunny snap to her Instagram page

  • Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley enjoy night out with these fellow Strictly champions

    Despite Strictly Come Dancing coming to an end this year, Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley are still making sure they spend some quality time together. The champions, who have become firm friends since meeting on the BBC dance show, showed their support to Kevin's sister Joanne Clifton, who is currently performing in The Rocky Horror Show at the Theatre Royal in Brighton. The trio were also joined by Joanne's celebrity dance partner Ore Oduba, who helped lift the Strictly glitter ball trophy in 2016. Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley with Joanne Clifton and Ore Oduba "Us lot at @rockyhorrorofficial tonight! @oreodubaofficial

  • Sarah, Duchess of York's red blazer is a Christmas delight and we want it

    Sarah, Duchess of York appears to be in Germany with her personal assistant Antonia Marshall, who shared a picture of the former wife of Prince Andrew rocking an extremely red festive blazer. The scarlet tailored number featured large gold statement buttons and she wore the eye-catching design over one of her classic black dresses. In the snap, the mother of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie was with a gentleman called Hermann of Lambertz Group – a German baked goods manufacturer that specialises in Christmas cookies. Yum! The 59-year-old wore her trademark red hair in her favourite half-up, half-down style and

  • Lady Kitty Spencer heads home for Christmas – and just wait until you see where she lives!

    Lady Kitty Spencer may have spent the past year travelling the world and staying in the most luxurious hotels with her blossoming modelling career, but there’s no place quite like home! Princess Diana’s niece has returned home to South Africa - where she grew up - just in time for Christmas, and made her followers green with envy by sharing a video of the view from the lavish property on Instagram. "Home Sweet Home," Kitty captioned the clip, which was filmed at sunset and gives a glimpse at what appears to be an infinity pool and terrace from their hilltop

  • Duchess Kate's nickname for daughter Princess Charlotte revealed – and it's adorable

    The Duchess of Cambridge has the sweetest nickname for daughter Princess Charlotte! On a recent outing to discount store The Range with both her older children, Kate was overheard chatting to little Charlotte and using the sweet term of affection. Fellow shopper Sarah Daniels, who spoke to the Daily Mail about the moment, said that at one point, Charlotte was sat on the floor in the shop - prompting the Duchess to tell her: "Get up, poppet." Adorably, Prince William has been known to call his wife the nickname, and Kate has been overheard referring to Prince George as 'poppet', too

  • Ronnie and Sally Wood prepare to dress their daughters up for Christmas day

    Just one day to go! And to help us count down the final day to Christmas, our favourite Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood and his lovely wife Sally took a few moments out of their festive photoshoot with HELLO! to wish all their fans a very happy Christmas. Christmas eve is an exciting time for this pair, with their two year old twins Alice and Gracie who will be excitedly getting things ready for Santa this evening. MORE: See all our festive countdown videos here Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) {

  • The Countess of Wessex just teamed her racing green dress with the most incredible accessories

    The Countess of Wessex looked as stunning as ever on Sunday as she attended a church service with Her Majesty the Queen – the last before the royals head out on Christmas Day. The wife of Prince Edward looked stunning in a green dress by Emilia Wickstead. The stunning number is sadly a past-season buy but like the majority of Sophie's stylish attire - it had a classic edge which will never date and could be worn in years to come. What we like most about the mother-of-two's latest look however, is the fact that her accessories are totally

  • Alex Jones' house is decked out for Christmas – take a look

    Alex Jones has decked the halls at her family home ready for Christmas – and she’s gone all out with one detail. The One Show host questioned if it was "berry overkill" in her house, as she has wintry berries on display throughout her house, in the kitchen and living room. Taking to Instagram Stories on Sunday, Alex first shared a photo of a bunch of Christmas berries in a glass vase on her Christmas worktop. The mum-to-be then showed that she had trimmed a piano in her living room with a garland of wintry berries, writing "And there’s more…", before

  • Call the Midwife's Helen George opens up about falling in love with her co-star

    Call the Midwife star Helen George has shared candid details about her relationship with her former co-star Jack Ashton. The couple, who found love following Helen's split from husband Oliver Boot in August 2015, met on the set of the BBC medical drama, and grew close while filming on location in South Africa. Last year, their lives changed when they welcomed their first child together – a little girl called Wren. In a new interview with Stella Magazine, the 34-year-old actress revealed: "It was a slow process. All of us on the show are mates. We all hang out

  • Stacey Dooley reveals her body has been damaged by Strictly Come Dancing

    It would appear there's not much of a downside to Strictly Coming Dancing. Fun music, all the sparkles, the romances etc etc but this year's owner of the Glitterball Trophy, Stacey Dooley, has revealed the one bad thing about appearing on the show. Taking to Instagram, the 31-year-old champion decided to thank her fans for all the support they have shown her and to wish them a Merry Christmas but in amongst the joyful message, she revealed her skin is totally "trashed". Why? Well it has to do with all the products the contestants have to wear for the

  • The Queen's tweed jacket co-ord is the sharpest look we've seen her in all year

    The Queen dressed up in her Sunday best to attend a church service at the St Mary Magdalene Church on her Sandringham estate, where she is spending Christmas with her family. Her Majesty looked incredible as always, rocking a red, white and grey tweed jacket with a matching skirt. The boucle ensemble was totally on trend with its red statement buttons and we loved her coordinating hat which was made in a dark grey and had a matching red feather sewn on the top. She wore red lipstick and her favourite pearl drop earrings. Fabulous!  We loved the Queen's tweed

  • Strictly's Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev arrive for Christmas holiday after Gatwick drone drama

    Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev are doing something different for Christmas this year, after jetting away for a holiday in India. The Countdown host shared a photo after finally touching down at their far-flung destination on Sunday, following a two day delay caused by the shutdown at Gatwick Airport. "53 hours later, we made it out of Gatwick!!! Thanks to Lindsey and the rest of the aircrew coming down from Manchester to get us in the air, big cheers as we left the runway! Happy holidays from India," Rachel captioned a photo of herself sat in front of a Christmas

  • Exclusive! Karen Clifton's festive reflections on tough year following split from Strictly's Kevin Clifton

    Following their shock split in March, Karen Clifton and Kevin Clifton have remained on the very best of terms. But this year, the former Strictly Come Dancing couple are preparing to spend their first Christmas without each other since officially parting ways. Speaking exclusively to HELLO! in New York ahead of the festivities, Karen shared: "Christmas is definitely a time for reflection. After having a really tough year, it's been nice to have pulled through in such a positive way." Karen and Kevin split in March after three years of marriage The professional dancer, who is set to take part in

  • Christmas 2018 supermarket opening times for Tesco, M&S and more

    Christmas is a time to eat, drink and be merry, but no matter how well prepared you are, there will inevitably come a time when your food and drink supplies run low and you have to stock up on the essentials. Ensure you're not caught out with our guide to when the major supermarkets such as Tesco and Asda are open over Christmas and New Year. Marks & Spencer: You'll have to stock up if you want M&S treats for over Christmas, as stores will be closed on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Look for more details about your local

  • The Zara checked dress that Jane Moore and Lorraine Kelly can't get enough of

    On Thursday, Jane Moore presented Loose Women and as usual, viewers went crazy over her latest outfit. The journalist looked incredible, rocking a bright blue and black tartan dress which turned out to be a Zara steal! The fancy frock featured a sleek fit-and-flare midi skirt, nipped-in waist, high neckline and three-quarter-length sleeves. Priced at £79.99, it’s part of the Spanish brand's current collection and the good news for us is that it’s currently available online in all sizes. Winning! Jane, 56, shared a stylish shot of her full-length outfit on her Instagram page. Shiny metallic silver heels completed

  • Celebrity Daily Edit: A new Strictly Come Dancing romance confirmed - video

    In today's Daily Edit we learn that Strictly Come Dancing stars Ashley Roberts and Giovanni Pernice have all but confirmed their romance. The Duchess of Cambridge surprised Christmas shoppers in Norfolk when she popped into high street store The Range. And we also find out why this festive period is very important to Prince Louis. 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: Loading the player...

  • Good Morning Britain's Kate Garraway wears incredible metallic dress from Next

    There's been no end of amazing Christmas dress inspiration on the telly this month but we think Kate Garraway may have just gone and topped them all. On Monday's Christmas Eve special episode of Good Morning Britain, the 51-year-old presenter opted for the most incredible gold dress. Designed by high street favourite, Next, it had a very sophisticated silhouette with long sleeves, a high neckline and an on-the-knee hem but it was the fabric of it that we couldn't get enough of. Metallic, glitzy and shiny all over, Kate actually joked that she looked a little like a Quality

  • The 23 best Christmas songs of all time - see our amazing playlist here

    If you're a Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas is You fan or a Wham! Last Christmas obsessive, or you just can't resist good old Jingle Bells, we have the perfect festive playlist for you. These tunes are some of the biggest classics which will work its magic at either your Christmas party, whilst you're doing Christmas shopping - or even to play in the background when driving home for the festivities! And this is guaranteed to lift anyone's sprit - so make sure you inject Christmas-love vibe into the festive season with these amazing tracks. MORE: The top

  • Emma Willis says she’s “broody” for another baby with husband Matt

    TV presenter Emma Willis has admitted that working on the TV show, Emma Willis: Delivering Babies, has made her broody for another child. The 42-year-old already has three children - Isabelle, nine, Ace, seven, and Trixie, two, with her Busted star husband Matt, 35.    Talking about the TV series with Fabulous magazine - and about how it made her broody - the former Big Brother host said: “It did! It really made me broody at the beginning – that newborn baby smell, the little noises… But then you do a night shift and you see a woman in the

  • Holly Willoughby dons pretty pink fairytale dress to wish fans a merry Christmas

    Holly Willoughby has joined her work husband Phillip Schofield to wish fans a merry Christmas in a video posted on her Instagram account. In the short clip you can watch as Holly and Phil sing Deck the Halls together - with a little knowing nod from Holly with the lyric "with boughs of Holly" - very clever, guys! Holly earlier this year at the Pride of Britain Awards 2018 In the video, Holly is sporting a fairytale dress that we think belongs on a red carpet in 2019 - she looks the belle of the ball in the frothy, one-shouldered pink

  • The 'hardest working' royal of the year has been revealed - and it might surprise you

    It has been revealed that out of all the members of the British royal family, Princess Anne is the most hardworking of the lot! In a new analysis conducted by The Telegraph, the Queen's dedicated daughter worked 180 days of the year - 10 more than the runner-up, Prince Edward. So how do the other royals measure up? According to the poll, Prince Charles comes in third place with 160 days, while Prince Andrew took part in 140 days, the Duke of Cambridge took part in 120 engagements and Prince Harry worked for just over 90. Princess Anne worked for

  • Surprise! Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth just got married - see her wedding dress

    It would appear that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have finally said ‘I do’ and got married. A friend of the couple posted a sweet snapshot of the pair preparing to cut their wedding cake. And what’s more, Miley is wearing an off-the-shoulder ivory coloured dress - a very similar style to the Duchess of Sussex back in May. Was she inspired by Meghan’s bateau neckline for her bridal look, we wonder? The friend, Conrad Carr, posted the image on his Instagram Stories, and in it, you can see the couple about to cut into a tiered wedding cake surrounded

  • Christine and Paddy McGuinness open up about how Christmas is different this year with their children

    Christine McGuinness has opened up about spending Christmas with her husband, Paddy, and their beautiful three children, twins Leo and Penny, five, and two-year-old Felicity, and happily revealed that she has been able to put up a Christmas tree for the first time in years. She hadn't in the past as her twins are autistic and don't like changes to their environment. Chatting to the Mirror, Christine said: "I'm excited because the children understand this time of year a bit more. And we know about how to deal with their style of Christmas. You get excited and think, 'I'll

  • The 5 best child-friendly ski companies for a perfect family holiday

    If you spent your pre-child life enjoying ski trips, then the one question you'll ask yourself more than once as your little ones start to grow up is: 'Are they old enough for a ski holiday yet?' But we've got great news for you! The truth is, if you pick the right ski company, there's no such thing as being too little for a ski holiday.  There's also nothing better than watching your kids - even tiny toddlers - learn to find their ski legs. And make no mistake about it - it won't be long until they're racing you