26 JANUARY 2009

Dancing close together, Barack Obama and wife Michelle reflect on the day they captivated a nation. The intimate image features on the cover of this week's issue of HELLO! magazine, which contains a special 26-page report packed with all the raw emotion and passion of the US inauguration day.

Issue 1055 of the magazine, on sale now, contains unforgettable behind-the-scenes shots of the presidential couple sharing the experience with their two girls, details of the inaugural address, and Mr Bush departing the world stage bound for a grand homecoming in Texas.

Also in this week's magazine, Joan Collins, 75, exclusively shares the secrets of her age-defying beauty routine and life with husband number five Percy Gibson, as well as posing for a stunningly theatrical photoshoot.

Pictured in a series of sumptuous ballgowns, the grand dame of the British acting scene talks freely about the so-called seven-year itch.

She also addresses the question of whether she's had "any work done" to maintain her radiant appearance. "I'm quite happy with the way I look - there's no point in trying to look like I'm 35," she says.

The dazzling new First Couple are the subject of a special 26-page
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