• Sir Andy Murray makes tearful announcement

    Sir Andy Murray struggled to hold back tears on Friday as he announced he plans to retire from his tennis career this year. The former men’s world number one said he intended to bow out following Wimbledon in June, but admitted he feared that next week’s Australian Open could be his last tournament. The 31-year-old has been struggling to recover from a hip injury and surgery, and revealed at a press conference in Melbourne that he has been in pain while he plays. "I'm not sure I'm able to play through the pain for another four or five months," Andy

  • Popular BBC presenter dies aged 51 following short illness

    One of BBC’s longest-serving weather presenters has died suddenly after a short illness. Dianne Oxberry, who presented the weather on BBC North West Tonight for 24 years, died on Thursday in the Christie, Manchester’s cancer hospital, at the age of 51. Dianne was last seen on air in mid-December, and her colleagues only found out in the New Year that she had been taken ill. They have since said they are “heartbroken” to learn of her death. The Sunderland-born presenter worked on BBC North West Tonight since 1994 after a stint as Simon Mayo’s sidekick on Radio 1. She also

  • Louise Redknapp rushed to hospital after dramatic fall: see photo

    Louise Redknapp has been forced to pull out of the new Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5 after a dramatic fall. The former Strictly Come Dancing finalist was rushed to hospital following the accident, which left her with a broken wrist and deep cuts to her face. The fall means Louise will miss the opening performance and several weeks of her new musical, which she has been rehearsing for over the past few weeks. Taking to Instagram to share a photo of her injuries on Friday, Louise said she was heartbroken to be missing the show. "It breaks my heart to

  • Brendan Cole shares details of funny plane journey with son Dante

    Travelling with young children is never easy, and Brendan Cole joked that he was almost in tears after an exhausting journey with his baby son, Dante. The former Strictly Come Dancing professional took to Instagram stories to share his experience with his young son with fans, writing: "13 hour door to door travel home yesterday. Baby slept maybe two hours of that? I then finished work at my computer at 1am. Baby ready to say hi to the world at 3am!!! I may physically cry… actual tears!" Brendan shared a snap of himself with his wife and little Dante, and jokily added:

  • Cheryl on feeling 'low' following Liam Payne split

    Six months on from her split from Liam Payne, TV star Cheryl has opened up about her heartache as she talked about moving on with her life goals. The 35-year-old, who is currently a judge on The Greatest Dancer, told MailOnline: "I hate the lows... I hate the lows. It's kind of one of the things that makes us not want to get into a relationship. Nothing quite makes you feel like that, does it? Nothing else." Cheryl and her ex-boyfriend Liam welcomed their son Bear into the world in March 2017. The former lovebirds announced their split in

  • Louise Redknapp releases heartbreaking statement following horrific accident

    Louise Redknapp has broken her silence following her horrific fall, which forced her to pull out of her latest project, Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 musical. The former Strictly Come Dancing star was rushed to hospital and was left with a broken wrist and deep cuts to her face. "It breaks my heart to say I am having to take some time out and won't be able to continue with my role in 9-5," she wrote on Instagram. "Due to a nasty fall I have only gone and fractured my wrist and got ten (yes ten) stitches in my

  • Danny Dyer reveals another royal connection to a king

    After finding out that he is a direct descendant of Richard III and William the Conqueror in 2016, EastEnders actor Danny Dyer has revealed that he has yet another royal connection. The 41-year-old has now discovered that French king Louis IX was his 26th great grandfather! In a new BBC television show - Danny Dyer’s Right Royal Family, due to be aired on 23 January - fans can watch the the dad-of-three head back in time again to find out more about his royal roots. In a promo video for the show, Danny said: "I'm going to experience hands

  • Strictly winner Stacey Dooley forced to defend herself about 'trivial' TV work

    Strictly Come Dancing champ Stacey Dooley has defended her decision to branch out and explore different TV projects that some fans have branded "trivial". The documentarist, who is set to host Glow Up: Britain's Next Make Up Star, took to Twitter to write: "For those tellin me you're suddenly doing 'trivial' work... I've been filming stories covering rape, incest, drugs, murder and war for a decade. It's a privilege to cover these issues, but I also need to take time out to enjoy the lighter side of life." She continued: "Also. Dancers and makeup artists are incredibly talented. I'm lucky

  • Dancing on Ice's Brian McFadden reaches out to Westlife amid comeback

    Brian McFadden has reached out to his former bandmates Westlife, who have released their first new music in eight years. The 38-year-old star - who is currently taking part in Dancing on Ice - shared the band's new single, along with the encouraging comment: "Love it! Great song great production. The boys are back!" However, both Brian and the band have made it very clear in the past that the dad-of-two won't be rejoining the group, despite his obvious support for them. In an interview with the Metro, lead singer Shane Filan said: "He left the band 15 years

  • Strictly's Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell discuss 'marriage plans' after engagement rumours

    Just days after Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell confirmed their romance, the Strictly Come Dancing stars were hit with engagement rumours - which have since been strenuously denied. In a new video, the loved-up couple - who have only known each other for four months - discussed marriage, claiming that it's not something on their radar at the moment. "I had a text from my auntie, saying 'Should I buy a hat?' For this supposed wedding," revealed Joe on his YouTube page. "That's the level this has got to, she said she saw it on the lunchtime news." Joe Sugg

  • Piers Morgan reaches out to fans after being hospitalised

    Piers Morgan has shared a photo of himself look somewhat worse-for-wear while in hospital. Dressed in a hospital gown and wearing a nasal cannula, which is used to supplement oxygen for patients, the Good Morning Britain host shared a selfie from his hospital bed. He captioned the post: "Bad news: I'm not dying. I can only apologise for all the distress I know this will cause some people." Piers shared a selfie from his hospital bed Although details of his hospitalisation are unclear, fans were quick to wish him a get well soon, with one writing: "Get better soon mate! Always

  • Celebrity daily edit: Disaster for Louise Redknapp, RIP Dianne Oxberry - video

    In today's Daily Edit we hear why Louise Redknapp's '9 to 5' musical debut is set to be delayed. We are very sad to hear about the death of BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry. We commiserate with Andy Murray about his upcoming retirement from the sport that he loves. And we join the Spanish royals at their National Sports' Awards... 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 WATCH VIDEO BELOW

  • Kate's brother James Middleton reveals how family celebrated Princess Charlotte's birth

    The Instagram account of James Middleton - the Duchess of Cambridge's brother - recently surfaced on the internet, giving rare glimpses of his personal life. One particular photo that caught HELLO!'s attention is a post shared by James when his first niece Princess Charlotte was born on 15 May 2015. The photo showed how he celebrated in the traditional way - with a nice glass of pink Jacquart Champagne! In the snap, James can be seen with smiling broadly, as he holds up the glass and bottle to toast his sister Kate and his new niece. The 31-year-old captioned

  • Olivia Newton-John's Grease co-star Didi Conn speaks out on star's health

    Dancing on Ice star Didi Conn has given an update on her former Grease co-star Olivia Newton-John's health, who is currently battling cancer for the third time. Speaking to The Sun on Thursday, 67-year-old Didi revealed: "Her whole attitude has been mind, body and spirit — and the mind and spirit is ­bringing her body back to its optimum health. I could quote her email to me specifically. She’s doing great." Asked if she thinks Olivia will beat the disease, Didi replied: "I put 100 per cent confidence in her that she’ll do the best she can." READ: Kate's brother

  • Andy Murray shares emotional picture with mum Judy after retirement news

    Andy Murray has posted an emotional message after revealing his plans to end his incredible tennis career at Wimbledon later this year. Sharing a sweet picture with his mother Judy Murray on Friday afternoon, the 31-year-old thanked his fans for their love and support after the shocking announcement. "Best way to feel better after a tough day is a big cuddle from your mum," the Wimbledon champion wrote. "Genuinely been very touched by all of the messages and support from everybody today..." He added: "It means a lot and has made me feel much more positive than when I woke

  • Strictly's Aljaz Skorjanec flies back home to Slovenia following sad news

    Strictly Come Dancing star Aljaz Skorjanec has travelled back home to Slovenia following the sad news that his grandmother died last weekend. The 28-year-old professional dancer shared his journey home on Instagram Stories on Friday, tagging himself in Slovenia's Ljubljana Airport. The trip came after spending the evening before with his wife Janette Manrara, who also shared an update on her Instagram Stories with news of her excitement over the upcoming Strictly Tour. Aljaz announced that his grandmother had passed away last Sunday by sharing a black-and-white photograph of him holding her hands in his own. He captioned the

  • Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes reveal they have separate rooms

    Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes are one of the most beloved couples on TV, but when it comes to turning the telly on in their home, they have to do it in separate rooms! Speaking on the Series Linked podcast, the couple revealed they watch television in different rooms, with Eamonn explaining: "Even if she was luring me in [to her room], she would actually say, 'You can come in here, only if you don’t ask any questions. You can’t ask... don’t be interrupting me with anything'." He also said that he prefers watching current affairs and sports programmes,