Carole Middleton played the doting grandmother on Friday as she was spotted visiting her daughter Pippa's house. Photos obtained by the Mail Online show Carole, 63, walking into Pippa's Chelsea home and picking up parcels that were left outside. Among them were some personalised baby gifts and a luxury hamper filled to the brim with goodies.
Congratulations to former Blue Peter presenter Tim Vincent, who has become a father for the first time. The TV star has welcomed twin boys with his partner Gemma Charles, revealing the joyous news to HELLO! Baby Jasper Oliver (6Ilbs) and Felix Samuel (5Ilbs) arrived on Thursday 18 October. Tim, 45, had hinted at his baby news on Tuesday, saying it was "ironic" that he was covering Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal baby announcement.
The Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa gave birth on Monday. A spokesperson told HELLO!: "James and Pippa have had a baby boy. Everyone is delighted and mother and baby are doing well." This is the first child for the couple, who married in May 2017 after a year-long engagement.
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Theresa May has finally managed to unite her party’s warring factions on Brexit. With time running out to get a deal, previously loyal cabinet ministers wonder how long they should let May flog her dead Chequers horse. Eurosceptic and pro-EU Tory MPs are furious about a plan – confirmed by EU sources (to May’s frustration) at Thursday’s Brussels summit – to extend the transitional period after the UK’s departure by a year, until December 2021.
Jacob Rees-Mogg rejects plan to give Britain an extended transition period to leave the European Union, saying Parliament would not back the idea.
Floyd Mayweather has attacked his former opponent Saul "Canelo" Álvarez on social media. Mayweather referenced Álvarez's failed drug tests for trace elements of clenbuterol, said their 2013 fight was the "easiest night" of his entire career, and scoffed at the Mexican's new $365 million DAZN contract. Mayweather said he could earn $300 million for one fight, on one night, which is almost the same as Canelo would make for 11 fights in five years.
A home game against Tottenham is always a special one for West Ham fans — and I am no different. Seriously, though, it’s frightening when you look at how much football Harry Kane has played in recent months.
France plans to make it easier for cities to introduce congestion pricing in a bid to reduce traffic jams and air pollution, the transport minister said on Thursday. Elisabeth Borne said a draft law on mobility is now being vetted by the state council and will be presented to parliament next month. "Urban tolls will be part of the new mobility law, which will provide tools for local authorities to respond to mobility challenges on their territory," Borne told reporters at the Autonomy mobility conference.
Canada's move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fueled tourism, as tour operators and consumers are unsure about rules governing the brand new industry. There are precedents for Canada to follow in California, Colorado and elsewhere. On Wednesday, Canada became the first major industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana, sparking huge demand.
The reason for Leonardo da Vinci’s genius has finally been pinpointed, researchers say. New research suggests the reason for one of the world’s most celebrated painter’s genius was his eyesight. According to a study published in the journal of JAMA Opthalmology, a rare eye condition helped the artist paint distance and depth of objects on flat surfaces with incredible accuracy.
London schoolchildren came face to face with refugees living in the Central African Republic as part of the Standard’s Learn to Live campaign. Students from Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit in Wandsworth learned more about young people from Bangui, capital of the CAR, after the two schools swapped videos of themselves. The pupils have been linked as part of a groundbreaking school twinning project, which is designed to promote understanding between children from different backgrounds.
A portfolio of upmarket serviced offices in London is finally being sold for about £475m to a wealthy Asian family, two years after its owners launched an auction of the business. Sky News has learnt that London Executive Offices (LEO (Shenzhen: 002131.SZ - news) ), a rival to WeWork and IWG (LSE: IWG.L - news) , is on the verge of striking a deal that will send mixed signals about the prospects for the capital's post-Brexit commercial property market. At about £475m, the price tag will fall well short of the £700m valuation attached to LEO when it was put on the market by owner Queensgate Investments in 2016.
More than 100,000 EU citizens stayed away from Britain last year fuelling fears of skills shortages caused by Brexit. New figures reveal a massive 22 per cent fall in the number of people from the EU registering to work between 2017 and 2018 - with an even bigger 26 per cent drop in London. Business leaders told the Standard that firms are already suffering because talented young people from European countries are choosing to work elsewhere, leading to skilled posts going unfilled.
The Swedish Academy, the body that awards the Nobel Prize for Literature, picked an expert in ancient Nordic languages as a new member on Friday, a step toward recovering its standing after a sex scandal forced it to postpone this year's prize. Mats Malm, a professor in literature at Gothenburg University, becomes the third new member appointed this month to the 18-member body, filling all empty seats including two left vacant by members who quit over the scandal. The Academy, founded by Sweden's king 232 years ago to safeguard the Swedish language, has picked the Nobel prizewinner in literature since 1901.
Sam Bird has claimed Georgia Steel's ex-boyfriend was the reason he split from the Love Island star. The reality TV couple, who were inseparable since meeting in the villa, put on a united front at the ITV Palooza on Monday night, hours before a “devastated” Bird announced the news they had split. Steel was forced to respond to reports accusing her of not being a ‘loyal babe’ and having a fling with her manager Steven West.
Claudia Winkleman may be one of the most recognisable stars of television, but one thing for sure is that her fans know her for her famous fringe and heavy eye make-up as she is for her presenting! The 46-year-old, who is also known for her infectious persona, has opened up about her iconic look - and why she will never ditch her thick cut fringe! Speaking exclusively to HELLO!, the mum-of-three explained: "I haven't seen my forehead for about 15 years.
Airbus said its defense chief Dirk Hoke will no longer attend the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, the latest senior industry executive to skip next week's event amid concern about the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia has denied that. Many of those slated to attend, including U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, have canceled their participation, but the Saudis have said they plan to move forward with the conference, scheduled for Oct. 23-25.
A filing with the district court in Albuquerque said that Justin Riley Brafford touched her leg and tried to play "footsie" with her, and followed her when she moved seat. The pilot then made an emergency landing, and Brafford remains in federal custody in New Mexico.
Excitement over the Mega Millions record has attracted attention from those who do not ordinarily buy tickets. "I get caught up in the frenzy, and you don’t want to get left behind,” said Venice Naidoo, a client operations specialist at a law firm. The immediate cash value of the Mega Millions prize is $548 million.
A massive database containing the voting records of around 35 million US citizens has been discovered on the dark web, just weeks ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Researchers from US-based cyber security firms Anomali Labs and Intel 471 discovered the huge cache on the dark web – a hidden section of the internet used by cyber criminals. The records, posted to a popular hacking forum, included personally identifiable information such as the voters' full names, phone numbers, physical addresses and voting history.
A lot of candles (sadly, usually cheaper ones) smell great when you hold them to your nose in the shop, but do little to change the scent of the room once you burn them at home. If black smoke discolours the inside of your candle jar, it’s because you need to trim the wick a few millimetres between burnings. Of all the candles we’ve burned in the process of testing, this strikes the best balance between being inherently Christmassy without being too heady and stifling.