• Everything you need to know about Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas

    Just before Christmas, Shirley Ballas graced our screens every Saturday and Sunday as the head judge on Strictly Come Dancing. Having replaced Len Goodman in 2017, Shirley, 58, has the power to give the casting vote in the dance-offs. Shirley has certainly impressed BBC bosses with her vast experience as a dance coach and her work on hit US show Dancing with the Stars. Plus, fans have praised her for her honest but fair feedback to contestants. So what exactly do we know about the 'Queen of Latin'? When did Shirley join Strictly Come Dancing? The professional dancer replaced Len Goodman in 2017. She reprised

  • Princess Charlene of Monaco shares adorable holiday snaps of royal twins' trip to New York

    Princess Charlene of Monaco took her adorable twin children to New York recently, and couldn't resist posting some snaps from their family trip on Instagram. Sharing a video montage of their holiday, sweetly set to background music of Jackson 5's ABC, she wrote: "First trip to NY. Great adventure and a wonderful experience! Thank you." The photographs show four-year-old Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques exploring all the sites of the Big Apple and having lots of fun – there's even a shot of little Gabriella bursting into tears at what looks like the top of the Empire State Building,

  • Dressed-down Duchess Meghan spotted having private London lunch with new press secretary

    The Duchess of Sussex was spotted on a rare day out in Notting Hill on Thursday, as she was pictured leaving Chucs Italian restaurant with her new deputy press secretary Christian Jones following a private meeting. The recently-appointed team member began working for both the Cambridges and the Sussexes in December, coming from a political background working as a speechwriter and a press secretary for the government's Department for Exiting the European Union. Meghan visiting The Mayhew earlier in the week Meghan, who looked effortless in more casual attire for the occasion, was snapped walking towards her car wearing distressed boyfriend

  • Rochelle Humes shares exciting baby news with her fans

    Rochelle Humes has shared some exciting baby news with her fans on Instagram! The presenter posted a photograph of herself holding an ultrasound envelope labelled "Gender," revealing that she is planning a gender reveal party for some of her close friends."A very special bit of mail arrived for me today," she wrote. "I've been trusted to throw a baby shower/gender reveal for 2 very special people in our family... gulp! I'm SO excited/nervous and I feel so honoured but, I’m gonna need some help. Any new ways of revealing other than a balloon or cake? Please let me know.

  • Strictly's Ashley Roberts reveals when she started dating Giovanni Pernice

    Ashley Roberts has opened up about her blossoming romance with Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Giovanni Pernice for the first time. The Pussycat Dolls star confirmed that she was "seeing" 28-year-old Giovanni, but refused to be pressed about how their relationship began. "It’s just starting now! This is when it’s starting, but it’s still early days!" Ashley told Weekend magazine, after confirming: "Yes we are seeing each other. And now the show is done we can spend a bit more time together. We’re getting to know each other, and it’s nice." Ashley Roberts said it is still "early days" with Giovanni Pernice  The pair

  • Could this Dancing on Ice contestant take Victoria Beckham's place in Spice Girls reunion?

    Dancing on Ice contestant Saara Aalto says she has been invited to stand-in for Victoria Beckham at the Spice Girls reunion tour this summer. The Finnish singer, who was an X Factor finalist in 2016, was given the invitation by Melanie C after saying she would love to be the sixth Spice Girl. Melanie replied: "You can be the fifth one if you want. Well, there’s always room for another great singer. I can say that." Recalling the conversation in an interview with The Sun, Saara said: "They want to have a fifth member for the tour. I was like,

  • Prince Philip did go to hospital following car accident and has been in touch with those injured, palace reveals

    Prince Philip was taken to hospital for a medical check-up following his car accident on Thursday, the palace has revealed. While the first official statement confirmed he was not injured and had been examined by a doctor, a later update revealed that he was taken to hospital on Friday morning as a precaution. A palace spokesperson said on Friday: "On doctor's advice, the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn this morning for a precautionary check-up. This confirmed His Royal Highness had no injuries of concern. The duke has returned to Sandringham." The Duke was taken to hospital as a precaution She

  • You won't believe how long Victoria Beckham spends working out every day

    Victoria Beckham has shared the details of her "very, very disciplined" diet and fitness routine, revealing that it’s what makes her happiest. The fashion designer spends two hours every morning working out, but says it is something she has to do to sustain her busy lifestyle. Her day begins between 5.30am and 6am with a 7km run on the treadmill, which is "a mix of uphill fast walking, jogging, running. That’s the only time I watch TV – boxsets, documentaries – so I look forward to that. It takes 45 minutes," Victoria told The Guardian’s Weekend magazine. Victoria Beckham runs 7km on

  • Prince Harry and Meghan are to leave their second home in the Cotswolds

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are known to enjoy spending their down-time at their country retreat in the Oxfordshire countryside, but recent reports have suggested that they now plan to move out of their second home ahead of their upcoming relocation to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor. According to the Daily Mail, the royal couple plan to cancel the lease early, despite taking out a two-year agreement on the former farmhouse in the run-up to their 2018 wedding. Harry and Meghan will reportedly end the lease on their Cotswolds home It's thought that the change of plan may be due to privacy

  • Strictly couple Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara share secret to their happy marriage

    Strictly Come Dancing star Aljaz Skorjanec has revealed the secret to his happy marriage to fellow professional dancer Janette Manrara – and Sophie Ellis Bextor agrees! The dancer took to Instagram to share a sweet photo of himself and his wife backstage at the Strictly live tour on Friday, writing: "Couples that tour together, stay together!" The snap prompted Sophie, who has recently welcomed her fifth son with husband Richard, to reply: "I think @richardjonesface and I would agree with that!" Janette and Aljaz have been married since July 2017, after first meeting in a dance studio in London in 2010.

  • See the emotional way Ant McPartlin addressed the audience at Britain's Got Talent return

    Ant McPartlin fought back tears as he returned to Britain’s Got Talent on Friday, after an almost year-long absence from TV. He was introduced to the audience at the London Palladium by Declan Donnelly, who said: "We’ve got the judges back, the golden buzzer is back, and someone else is back. My co-host for the series, would you please welcome... Mr Ant McPartlin." After receiving rapturous applause from the audience and judges Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams, an emotional Ant said: "Hello everyone. Oh god, I’m really really emotional now. I’ve missed you all. As for

  • Strictly's Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell suffer nasty fall during tour debut - see the video

    Strictly Come Dancing stars Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell have suffered a nasty fall during the first night of the show's live tours in Birmingham – but they seem to have taken it pretty well! After it happened, Joe took to Twitter with a simple "Oops," and a laughing emoji – and a fan replied by sharing a video of the moment, which saw the pair take quite a tumble during what is thought to be their showdance routine to I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor. Scroll down to see the video The clip shows Joe and Dianne dancing

  • Kevin Clifton backs BBC presenter Deborah James' Strictly bid

    BBC podcast host and writer Deborah James could be one step closer to achieving her dream of appearing on Strictly Come Dancing after receiving support from Kevin Clifton. The Strictly pro backed Deborah’s campaign to get herself cast on the next series, while living with stage 4 bowel cancer. Deborah, who presents You, Me & The Big C on BBC Radio 5, is known as 'Bowel Babe' online – and has been raising awareness of bowel cancer and its symptoms since she herself was diagnosed with the disease. A close friend and co-presenter of Rachael Bland, the BBC presenter who

  • Victoria Beckham reveals frustration at David Beckham split rumours

    Victoria Beckham has revealed that she does get frustrated at the split rumours that have circulated around her marriage to David Beckham. Speaking to The Guardian, she said: "It can get quite frustrating. But I leave it to my PR team. I don’t get involved." She and David were the subject of many stories towards the end of 2018, after social media became rife with claims that they were set to announce their divorce. At the time, a representative for the Beckhams told HELLO!: "There is no impending statement, no divorce." They also told other outlets that the reports

  • Louise Redknapp shares first photo of ex-husband Jamie since divorce

    Louise Redknapp has shared a photo of her ex-husband Jamie on Instagram for the first time since their divorce in 2018. The singer re-posted a photo that Jamie had shared on his own social media page of himself with their eldest son Charley at an NBA game on Thursday. "My big boy out with his dad last night looking so handsome," Louise captioned the snap, which showed Charley and Jamie sat side-by-side on the front row at the game. Meanwhile, Jamie originally shared the photo on Instagram Stories, joking: "When your boy says you’re too old for hoodies and trainers." Louise

  • 10 reasons it's worth going vegan for the rest of Veganuary

    We're now half way through Veganuary – how are getting on with reducing the animal products in your diet this month? If you’re struggling with motivation or haven’t even considered jumping on the vegan bandwagon yet, there's still plenty of time to get involved. And even if you just do it for two weeks, ditching the animal products and embracing the veggies can have a positive effect on not only your health but also the health of the planet. Here are 10 reasons to help you make up your mind. 1. Being Vegan reduces the risk of heart disease Vegetarian diets are