• Cheryl Cole's absent wedding ring sparks reports of imminent split from husband

    In the face of revelations about her husband's alleged infidelities, Cheryl Cole continues to maintain a dignified silence – pushing ahead with her work commitments, including a poignant Brit Awards performance. But while she is not discussing her private life, the ongoing removal of her wedding ring is being seen by many as a sign her marriage is in trouble. On Wednesday, the 26-year-old was spotted flying out of London's Heathrow airport en route to Los Angeles without her £160,000 marital band, having swapped it for a large gold cocktail ring. It came just one day after her appearance at the music bash – not

  • Tiger Woods to break his silence and start 'making amends' with public speech

    Troubled golfing ace Tiger Woods is to speak publicly for the first time about the alleged string of infidelities which have blighted his career and threatened his marriage to Swedish former model Elin Nordegren. A statement posted on his website says he will be addressing a group of "friends, colleagues and close associates" on Friday at a golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. They will hear him apologise and talk about his plans for the future – and the speech is to be recorded by a single camera. Selected journalists will be invited, but they will not be allowed to ask

  • Sinitta reveals bridesmaid hopes as celeb friends discuss Simon Cowell's 'engagement'

    The 'groom' is yet to confirm the news, but that hasn't stopped Simon Cowell's friends talking about his reported plans to wed. This week numerous reports emerged saying the music mogul is engaged to marry Mezhgan Hussainy – his girlfriend of six months. They were first sparked when the makeup artist was seen wearing a ring on her engagement finger, and in light of a recent revealing interview Simon gave to Piers Morgan. And while the millionaire X Factor judge refuses to comment on reports of his impending nuptials, his co-judge Louis Walsh has been speaking out. "I'm very surprised but delighted he's got

  • Celebrity mums-to-be get on their marks for Sport Relief

    Denise Van Outen and Natasha Kaplinsky were among the celebrity mums-to-be and new mums putting their best bumps forward for Sport Relief in London on Thursday. The pair joined the likes of pregnant ex-EastEnders actress Kim Medcalf and footballer Joe Cole's expecting wife Carly Zucker in Battersea Park to walk the 'Bumps and Babies Mile'. The gaggle of pregnant stars and new mums, which also included BBC Radio 6 DJ Nemone and Olympic medal-winning badminton player Gail Emms, were aiming to prove that everyone of all levels of fitness can rise to the challenge of the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief