• Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner announce their engagement

    Congratulations to Geri Halliwell, who is engaged to her partner, Red Bull Formula One team boss Christian Horner. The engagement was quietly announced with a small notice in The Times – in much the same way Benedict Cumberbatch's impending nuptials were revealed. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner have announced their engagement The £324 listing appeared in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of the newspaper, and read: "Mr C.E.J. Horner OBE and Geri Halliwell, The engagement is announced between Christian, son of Mr and Mrs G.M. Horner and Geraldine, daughter of the late Mr L.F. Halliwell

  • Benedict Cumberbatch reveals why he announced his engagement in print

    Benedict Cumberbatch broke hearts all over the world when he placed an announcement in The Times that he was engaged to theatre director Sophie Hunter, and now the British actor has discussed why the pair decided to post the notice in the newspaper. "It’s what I would have done if I wasn’t famous," Benedict said. The 38-year-old was attending a screening of The Imitation Game, hosted by Chanel, and spoke to USA Today, adding: "It’s a normal thing to do in my country. Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter at the French Open in June "It was a way of telling our

  • Geri Halliwell engaged: first look at her ring

    Geri Halliwell showed off her engagement ring for the first time in public on Tuesday. Her happy news had been announced in national newspaper The Times, just hours before. Spotted out and about in London, Geri's joie de vivre was evident as she went about her daily routine. The former Spice Girl made no attempt to hide her beautiful new accessory, keeping her left hand clearly on show.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Geri Halliwell announced her engagement to Christian Horner just hours before she debuted the sparkler that sealed the deal "The sparkling round diamond appears to be approximately 2.0ct and is set