Nick Hewer presenting countdown

Nick Hewer on returning to Countdown and doing his own make-up

Nick Hewer has been whipping up eggs and bacon for breakfast while away from home, filming the latest series of Countdown. But, the 76-year-old jokes, it’s not something he’s voiced too loudly, because: “I don’t want to tell anybody at home, lest I’m called upon to do it here!”


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Lifestyle Editor



Roman Kemp at Capital Radio

Roman Kemp on working with his dad and life in lockdown

Authored by Lifestyle Editor

At the tender age of 27, Roman Kemp has already notched more accolades than most of us will get in a lifetime. The face of Capital One Breakfast, Kemp’s star really rose with a third place finish on I’m A Celebrity in 2019, and he’s a regular presenter on stage as well as radio.

Recently he’s also teamed up with his dad, former EastEnders actor and Spandau Ballet bassist Martin Kemp...


Frankie Bridge teams up with baby food brand to launch Eat Along Book

Authored by Laura Bond

The UK’s number one baby food brand, Ella’s Kitchen has today launched the world’s first 'Eat Along Book’ for little ones, co-written by popstar and mum of two, Frankie Bridge. The book has been designed to help boost developmental motor skills and hand-eye coordination, whilst exploring new tastes and textures through fun, sensory food play at mealtimes – to help little ones on their journey...

Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash

Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon on navigating a blended family

Authored by Laura Bond

The traditional idea of a family unit being two parents, two children, and a dog, is increasingly outdated – and we’ve become much more used to blended families.

Take singer and presenter Stacey Solomon, and her partner, fellow presenter and actor Joe Swash, who have four boys between them, all under one roof: Harry, 13, from Swash’s previous relationship, Zach, 12, and Leighton, 8,...

catherine zeta jones shoe collection

Catherine Zeta-Jones on her new footwear collaboration

Authored by Laura Bond

Catherine Zeta-Jones feels “better and happier now” than she ever has after having turned 50 last year.

The Welsh actress, who celebrated the milestone in September, said she has learned that “age is just a number”.

She told PA News Agency: “I know it sounds cliché, but it’s true. I feel better and happier now than I ever have.

“One of the blessings of age is that...

J Lo and Alex Rodriguez

Five celebrity weddings postponed in 2020

Authored by Laura Bond

This year was set to be a big one for star-studded weddings, with a host of Hollywood A-listers and one royal Princess due to tie the knot.

But then the coronavirus pandemic hit, and now most of the famous couples have sadly had to postpone their plans.

We were thrilled to see Princess Beatrice did choose to go ahead with her nuptials though; the 31-year-old royal married...

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj and five other epic celebrity pregnancy announcements

Authored by Ed Barker

Congratulations are in order for Nicki Minaj, who has announced she’s expecting her first child in a series of brilliantly eye-popping Instagram posts.

The first photo, captioned ‘#Preggers’, shows the 37-year-old singer wearing a floral embellished bra and underwear with sky-high platform heels and a voluminous yellow wig, and it’s already garnered more than nine million likes in...

Adwoa Aboah

Why Adwoa Aboah is such a positive role model

Authored by Laura Bond

Model Adwoa Aboah has written an open letter talking about her “shame” growing up mixed race.

Aboah – who was born in London to an English mother and Ghanaian father – has written in Elle: “I, like many others before and after me, never felt as though I fit in. I wasn’t white enough, nor was I black enough.”

She adds: “I wanted so much to conform, to be like everyone else –...

Michelle Obama

From Michelle Obama to Clara Amfo four of the best new celebrity podcasts

Authored by Laura Bond

This year we’ve all been given a bit more space to learn new skills – whether it’s baking sourdough, taking up knitting, or even podcasting.

Celebrities are just like us, and many have taken the opportunity to launch their own podcast series. Full disclosure: some of these podcasts kicked off pre-pandemic, but have done the bulk of their recordings during this ‘new normal’, having to...

Viola Davis

Four of the most powerful statements Viola Davis has made

Authored by Laura Bond

Viola Davis is the striking new face of Vanity Fair, making history as the first cover star shot by a black photographer, Dario Calmese.

In the interview for the magazine, Davis talks about her career, facing racism and showing up for the Black Lives Matter movement.

She says: “I feel like my entire life has been a protest. My production company is my protest. Me not wearing...

Rihanna new skin care

Rihanna is launching skincare brand

Authored by Laura Bond

After months of rumours and speculation, Rihanna has finally announced the date when fans can get their hands on Fenty Skin, the skincare brand that will sit alongside her hugely successful Fenty Beauty make-up range.

A video post on the new Fenty Skin Instagram account revealed that the debut skincare collection from the singer-turned-entrepreneur will be landing in stores at the...