• Princess Stephanie and her daughters roll up for the circus

    Monaco's Princess Stephanie and her daughter Pauline Ducruet were first in line when the Monte Carlo Circus Festival kicked off recently. Now, almost a week into the colourful extravaganza, Stephanie was once again in attendance – and this time her youngest daughter Camille Kelly Gottlieb was also brought along for the fun. The proud mum and her teenage girls were greeted by performers in fancy dress who presented Prince Albert's sister with a bouquet of flowers. Once inside, the royals stood front row and allowed themselves to be swept up in the magic of the circus.   CLICK ON PHOTO

  • 'Lady In Red' Michelle Obama steals the show at Inauguration Ball

    Smiling and waving to rapturous applause, Barack Obama thanked America for its support with a simple ball room shuffle. Joined by his wife Michelle - who opted for a vibrant red Jason Wu gown and Jimmy Choo heels - the president waltzed to a performance of campaign single, Al Green's Let's Stay Together - as sang by by Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson at the Inauguration Ball. Grinning from ear to ear as he celebrated his victory, President Obama let his "better half and dance partner" steal the show with her chiffon and velvet masterpiece. Introducing his wife to the stage, the American leader joked: "I

  • Artist Paul Emsley responds to controversy over Kate's portrait

    When the Duchess of Cambridge was presented with her first official portrait, the delighted royal described artist Paul Emsley's work as "brilliant, amazing, absolutely brilliant". But despite Kate's enthusiastic reaction, public opinion has been somewhat more divided.   Speaking exclusively to HELLO!, Paul reveals how he and his family were hurt by some of the acerbic comments which surrounded what is arguably the most important work of his career. "Some of the words written about it were so personal. I'd be inhuman if I said it didn't affect me," Mr Emsley admits. "When you take on commissions like this it is hazardous

  • Three generations gather to celebrate Princess Ingrid's 9th birthday

    Princess Ingrid Alexandra walks hand-in-hand with her dad Crown Prince Haakon and grandfather King Harald – the two men who have shared her destiny as head of the Norwegian monarchy. The picture depicting three generations of royals was released by the palace to mark Ingrid's 9th birthday on January 21. Dressed in white and smiling broadly, the youngster looks confident flanked by her male family members.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   Her mother Mette-Marit wasn't included in the image, but with every passing year, Ingrid's features bear a striking resemblance to the Crown Princess, ensuring that her presence was