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March 28 2013

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Karolina wore an cobalt blazer with a pastel yellow vest, leather leggings and strapped metallic sandals

He's back with a sexy vengeance.

Justin Timberlake's self-imposed exile from the recording studio was obviously a smart move as his new album has been named the best-seller in the US so far this year.

The 32-year-old hitmaker's third solo LP, The 20/20 Experience - his first in seven years - has sold a staggering 968,000 copies in its first week of release.


He's soaring: justin timberlake's new album the 20/20 experience is the fastest-selling record of 2013

He's soaring: Justin Timberlake's new album The 20/20 Experience is the fastest-selling record of 2013

The last record to match that incredible feat was Taylor Swift's album Red album, which came out in October 2012.

Despite sales being short of the one million forecast, the figure is still impressive for a male solo artist,Billboardis reporting.

The best debut in recent history being Lil Wayne, whose Tha Carter III clocked 1.01 million during its first week of release in 2008.


Riding high: justin, seen here performing in austin, texas on march 16, saw his record sell 968,000 copies in its first week of release

Riding high: Justin, seen here performing in Austin, Texas on March 16, saw his record sell 968,000 copies in its first week of release


What a comeback: justin's album is his first release in seven years and judging by the numbers his public missed him

What a comeback: Justin's album is his first release in seven years and judging by the numbers his public missed him

Keith Caulfield of US chart company Billboardweighed in on the pop cultural trend.

'When you have arguably the biggest male pop star take a vacation for several years, there's a lot of demand for new music, and that demand never went away,' he said.

In the last 20 years, only 18 albums have generated sales greater than 900,000 in the first week.

The two highest-selling records were by boy band 'N Sync, of which Justin is a former member.


Debonair: justin has a flair for music and fashion
Debonair: justin has a flair for music and fashion

Debonair: Justin has a flair for music and fashion

However, Keith added: 'There has to be hope that other artists can rack up these kind of superstar sales.

'You have to have across-the-board saturation visibility, where you're a pop culture phenomenon that people of all ages like. An obvious possibility is Adele.'

The Suit & Tie singer is riding the wave of success.

Justin was the man of the evening at his album's release party Monday night.


She's got his back: justin's number one fan is his wife of five months, jessica biel, who's so proud

She's got his back: Justin's number one fan is his wife of five months, Jessica Biel, who's so proud

The singer arrived for his big bash at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles looking debonair in a black tuxedo featuring satin lapels, as well as a checked black and white shirt, black tie and two-toned monochrome dress shoes.

Last week it was also revealed that Justin is in talks to host The 2014 Oscars after impressing the show's producers with another successful stint as host of comedy sketch program Saturday Night Live.

It seems everything Justin touches these days turns to gold.

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Halle said recently that she plans to move to France with Olivier when Nahla turns 18, after her ex Gabriel Aubry won a legal battle to keep Nahla in the US

She set pulses racing as a bikini-clad Bond girl in Die Another Day.

But Halle Berry appears to have moved on from her days as a pinup girl.

The 46-year-old was snapped covering up her famous figure in a black kaftan as she enjoyed a relaxing day at the beach with her fiance Olivier Martinez and four-year-old daughter Nahla in Hawaii on Monday.

 
Covering up: halle berry hid her famous curves under a black kaftan as she enjoyed a day at the beach with her fiance olivier martinez and daughter nahla in hawaii on monday

Covering up: Halle Berry hid her famous curves under a black kaftan as she enjoyed a day at the beach with her fiance Olivier Martinez and daughter Nahla in Hawaii on Monday

The Oscar winner looked to be enjoying the leisurely day as she sat on the sand while her little girl played beside her.

The star wore a black bikini under her sheer cover-up, shielding her eyes from the sun's glare with a pair of brown aviator glasses.

Halle kept an eye on Nahla, who looked adorable in a pink Hello Kitty bathing suit as she happily played in the sand.

 
Doting mum: the 46-year-old carried her daughter's flip flops, pink dress and hawaiian lei as she she walked along the beach

Doting mum: The 46-year-old carried her daughter's flip flops, pink dress and Hawaiian lei as she she walked along the beach

 

 
Keeping watch: the actress sat on the sand and kept an eye on her four-year-old daughter as she happily played in the sand

Keeping watch: The actress sat on the sand and kept an eye on her four-year-old daughter as she happily played in the sand

 

 
Leisurely day: the trio appeared to be taking it easy as they enjoyed the sunny weather while on their holiday

Leisurely day: The trio appeared to be taking it easy as they enjoyed the sunny weather while on their holiday

At another point Halle, Nahla and Olivier were seen taking a stroll along the pristine beach while they spoke to hotel staff.

Halle was the ever doting mother as she carried Nahla's flip flops, pink dress and a traditional Hawaiian lei.

The actress looked in good spirits as she smiled while walking with her fiance, who wore jeans folded up to below his kcalves and a fitted T-shirt.

 
As gorgeous as ever: halle showed off her toned legs as she sat on the sand, staring out at the ocean

As gorgeous as ever: Halle showed off her toned legs as she sat on the sand, staring out at the ocean

 

 
In it for the long haul: halle said recently that she plans to move to france with olivier when nahla turns 18, after her ex gabriel aubry won a legal battle to keep nahla in the us

In it for the long haul: Halle said recently that she plans to move to France with Olivier when Nahla turns 18, after her ex Gabriel Aubry won a legal battle to keep Nahla in the US

 

 

Halle is no doubt enjoying a much-deserved break after a flurry of promotional activity for her new movie The Call, which is doing surprisingly well at the box office.

She plays a 911 operator who takes a call from a teenage girl - played by Abigail Breslin - who has been abducted.

Halle's character is then forced to confront a murderer from her past as a way to save the girl's life.

 
Just like everyone else: the famous couple appeared to go unnoticed by their fellow beachgoers

Just like everyone else: The famous couple appeared to go unnoticed by their fellow beachgoers

The actress made headlines on Monday after she revealed that she has been in therapy for 30 years.

She told the UK Issue of Hello Magazine: 'I've done therapy on an as-needed basis since I was probably 10 years old.

'My father was an alcoholic and a very abusive one, and my mother knew the value of providing me with the outlet of an unbiased person to talk to, so I've done that all my life when times get stressful. It really helps me deal with stuff.'


March 27 2013

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Going Outside Wearing These Isabel Marant Sneakers

Let's face the market best seller product by storm with a flurry of spellbinding collections that are perfect blend of classy & urbane. And lsabel Marant shoes are one of the fastest growing designer brands. So girls don't hesitate and come to get a full understand of this brand.

The brand Isabel Marant Sneakers products can make you feel elegant but casual. Whether you are going to a dinner party, an extravagant gala or just a get together with friends, you can wear these shoes and feel incredible. No matter high-heel you wear or not, you will be able to find the perfect size or style, even the color of these Shoes.

Choosing a fashion in our everyday life we should pay for it. Some girls may give up the regular dinner or salary to buy a shoe in order to catch our eyes.

However it is unnecessary to us in our ordinary life. So when we pay attention to the shoes, you will notice the reasonable price and also give us a huge discount, you get what you want and at the price you want (which is rock bottom)! While the prices are rock bottom low, the same can certainly not be said about the quality which is sky-high. In normal, there usually are four basic types of footwear: stability, cushioned, minimalist not to mention motion deal with.

As a name advises, isabel marant padding models have a substantial amount cushioning while in the heel along with forefoot areas and will be offering minimal support in your arch in order to figure out which kind of running shoe is better for a person, you must work out how you pronate. People who've feet that are inclined to roll out like they walk underpronate. Cushioned designs are finest for underpronators. People along with normal pronation can use this kind of shoe. People who definitely have feet in which roll beyond the boundary in while they walk are termed overpronators. Overpronators achieve best by using motion influence or balance models. Anybody is able to use minimalist sorts, but normally it takes your foot sometime to conform to no support as well as padding. The claims created by the followers of such type of minimalist footwear haven't been secured by scientific tests. The feather used in the manufacture of these shoes are of trusted & reliable quality which promises to serve humanity for years & years, so girls don't wait anymore and just go for

 

March 20 2013

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There can be no doubt that presenter Charlie Webster looks stunning in this month's FHM

Stunning sports news presenter Charlie Webster has angered many of her female colleagues, as well as her bosses, by posing nearly-nude for men’s magazine FHM.

The sexy Sky pundit has stripped off for this month’s edition wearing little more than a bra and tiny pair of lace knickers.

Staring seductively into the camera, the 30-year-old brunette is seen languishing on a bed and suggestively holding a strawberry, while in another picture she kneels by an open fridge in her sporty underwear.

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There can be no doubt that presenter charlie webster looks stunning in this month's fhm magazine, but her pictures have angered some

There can be no doubt that presenter Charlie Webster looks stunning in this month's FHM magazine, but her pictures have angered some

Charlie gazes up into the camera, posing suggestively with a strawberry close to her lips

Charlie gazes up into the camera, posing suggestively with a strawberry close to her lips

Charlie, who has been presenting for Sky Sports since 2010, looks beautiful in the shoot but has ruffled some feathers in the industry as fellow female sports presenters feels it is damaging their reputation as a whole.

In an industry where women must battle to be taken seriously for the quality of their work and knowledge of sport, rather than for their looks, there is discontent at Charlie appearing in her underwear.

Charlie even speaks about the pressures of operating in a male working culture in the accompanying interview for FHM, saying: ‘You almost have to work 10 times harder than the bloke has to work. And the bloke can get away with things but you can’t.’

Charlie kneels by an open fridge in just her knickers, a crop top and socks, enacting the fantasy of many men, but angering her fellow female presenters

Charlie kneels by an open fridge in just her knickers, a crop top and socks, enacting the fantasy of many men, but angering her fellow female presenters

Charlie webster arriving at the uk film premiere of 1000 kisses deep

Charlie webster arriving at the uk film premiere of 1000 kisses deep

Charlie, who has presented for Sky Sports for years, has never been shy of showing off her body, as she flaunts her long legs as she is snapped arriving at the UK film premiere of 1000 Kisses Deep last year

The 30-year old sports presenter graces the cover of this months fhm, on sale now

The 30-year old sports presenter graces the cover of this months FHM, on sale now

Sports News bosses will not be happy that the FHM spread comes as they try and increase the coverage of women in sport, especially as in the interview, Charlie appears to mock the channels coverage of events.

She admits: ‘On Transfer Deadline Day, if it’s really quiet, we’ll try and spice things up and mess about passing blank pieces of paper, pretending they’re breaking news stories. Everyone does it. It can be hilarious.’

A bona-fide sporting geek, Charlie also tells FHM: ‘As a kid, all I wanted to be was a runner, nothing else. As a junior, I ran the 400m in 53.2 seconds [less than six seconds outside the world record.’

She added: ‘I was doing aerobic classes from four years old. I was going to martial arts classes at eight. And my stepdad’s into boxing, so I was into that from a young age. I still box now, I love it. But when I got to 18, I decided I wanted to go to uni.’

Read the full interview with Charlie in this months FHM, on sale now.

For an behind-the-scenes video visit www.fhm.com/charlie

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The actress grinned wildly as she posed with two items from the store

She shut down rumours of a break up with George Clooney when she touched down in Berlin a few days ago to join him on set.

And showing him and everyone else exactly why he’s with her (other than her glittering personality of course) Stacy Keibler dressed to impress as she attended the Escada flagship shop opening in Berlin on Tuesday.

The model set the store alight looking simply glowing in her tight fitting white dress, which not only showed off her svelte figure but also showcased her bronzed complexion perfectly.

She's got star quality: stacy keibler wowed in white at the escada flagship store opening in berlin on tuesday

She's got star quality: Stacy Keibler wowed in white at the Escada flagship store opening in Berlin on Tuesday

Wearing the difficult colour well the 33-year-old looked demure in the chic dress which fell to the middle of her lithe thighs.

 

Opting for no tights so her tan could be seen, she wore a pair of almost nude strap sandals which made her legs appear endless.

Her honey coloured hair fell in tousled waves around her shoulders and she accentuated her eyes with dark make-up. 

Bronzed beauty: the model pulled off the difficult colour which showed off her tanned skin

Bronzed beauty: The model pulled off the difficult colour which showed off her tanned skin

Body beautiful: the classy dress was the perfect option to show off her lithe limbs without looking too showy
Body beautiful: the classy dress was the perfect option to show off her lithe limbs without looking too showy

Body beautiful: The classy dress was the perfect option to show off her lithe limbs without looking too showy

Strike a pose: stacy had a picture with the ceo of escada bruno salzer, who didn't pull quite as an enthusiastic pose

Strike a pose: Stacy had a picture with the CEO of Escada Bruno Salzer, who didn't pull quite as an enthusiastic pose

In contrast to Stacey was Bond girl Bérénice Marlohe who opted for a rock inspired all-black outfit.

The sexy actress wore a pair of black slim fit trousers with a see-through black mesh-like top which featured a cross symbol on it.

While her strapless black bra was on display she also added a bit of sex appeal with sultry eye make-up. 

High contrast: while stacey wore white bérénice marlohe, who also attended an event, looked striking in black
High contrast: while stacey wore white bérénice marlohe, who also attended the event, looked striking in black

High contrast: While Stacey wore white Bérénice Marlohe, who also attended the event, looked striking in black

Since being in Berlin, Stacey has been spotted catching up with her movie star boyfriend and eternal  bachelor George Clooney.

The couple were seen going for dinner with George’s The Monuments Men co-star Matt Damon but left early to spend some quality alone time together.

Stacey’s visit to Berlin came a few days after it was reported her romance with the Hollywood heartthrob had turned sour as the couple were reported to have gone their separate ways.

Clearly a fan: the actress grinned wildly as she posed with two items from the store

Clearly a fan: The actress grinned wildly as she posed with two items from the store

The Sun reported that a source had told them: 'They knew it was never going to end in marriage or babies and Stacy does want kids and a husband in the next few years.'

But it seems there’s no truth in the rumours as she proved by visiting her man half way across the globe.

The Ocean's Eleven star has been dating Stacy for just over a year and a half, and met just a month after the actor broke up with Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis.

Splash of colour: while the bond girl's outfit was all black she added a splash of colour with hot pink nail varnish

Splash of colour: While the Bond girl's outfit was all black she added a splash of colour with hot pink nail varnish



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2010 Bridal Shoes Ideas For Your Wedding

A wide range of Bridal Peep Toes are presented before the brides-to-be to choose from such as sandals, slingbacks, pumps, and stilettos in different colors and styles. Facing so many options, it always makes people more confused when making a decision. Why not sit back, have a cup of coffee and ponder over for seconds. Dreaming about a fairy tale wedding, if that is the case, a pair of dainty lace-up boots in complementary color to the wedding dress will be a good idea.

1Make sure your Bridal shoes go well with your wedding theme
Stilettos with white color are not always the ideal choice for a wedding. Such styles tend to work out perfectly in a traditional church wedding. But if you are going to have a beach wedding, why not try some flip flops or just some flats.

2 White is classic but other colors will sparkle in perfecting your ensemble
White or ivory white are always good alternatives. You can choose some light colored wedding shoes. In the past time the classic white wedding shoes ranks first in wedding shoes shopping, however, the color scheme is no longer limited to white or ivory, to show your personality, you have more choice such as silver and some bright color. For a casual wedding, some shimmering colors are great.

3 Comfort cannot be overlooked
On your big day as the main star, when you are receiving blessings and enjoy the envious look from others, there are also many things that need you to attend, so the day is going to be tiring , therefore, choose a shoes that can support you for a whole day.
When shopping the bridal shoes, remember no matter what style you are going to wear, it must be comfortable. Some fabulous designer bridal shoes are dazzling and people are easily seductive into purchasing an pair of uncomfortable shoes. It is really not a good choice to wear a pair of stiletto bridal shoes on your wedding day especially if you seldom wear stilettos. It is adventurous to wear them. You don't want to toddle on the aisle, do you?
Wedding planning is really exhausting! But it is your special day and it is worth your efforts to make it perfect.



 

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Enjoy Wedding by Wearing Optimum Bridal

Planning of wedding is really difficult and stressful task yet wedding is a special day and it is worth your efforts to make it perfect. Slippers make up is a big part of many women whether they are married or unmarried. Choosing a right pair of bridal slippers is one of the most important wedding accessories that can make your wedding outfit looks eye-catching or appealing. A matching slipper for a bridal dress is very imperative to give a bride the complete look Perfect and comfortable bridal slippers are essential in enhancing bride's look and contributing to the overall comfort of the bride on her special wedding day. The flat bridal slippers come with none of disadvantages since they are something which individuals are comfortable to wear daily.

 

The different types of Bridal Peep Toes available are: high heels, sandals, platforms, pumps, evening slippers and sling backs. Having so many options always makes people more confused when making a decision. Comfort and style are two main factors to consider about bridal slipper. Brides can wear comfortable bridal slipper again and again after the wedding. White wedding slippers are still the most popular choice. While shopping the bridal slippers, remember no matter what style you are going to wear, it is significant to search different styles, colors and designs. Some fabulous bridal slippers are dazzling and brides look attractive by wearing these. Bridal slippers cannot essentially be high heeled they add a touch of style to the bridal look.

 

Market is crammed with wide assortment of bridal slippers. Majority of brides prefer to purchase unique slippers for special occasion i.e. marriage. Beside with various designs to match your wedding dresses you have a number of different styles to choose from. When it comes to design, you will find various types of shoes all decorated with sequins, rhinestones, flower appliqués and even genuine freshwater pearls. With the various bridal shoe types and designs on the market, brides can easily buy according to their choice.

A bride who has always dreamed of a sunset wedding on a tropical island needs to consider how she is going to make her entrance on a sandy beach. Proper footwear is as necessary for every bride. Many of the companies provide special designed bridal slippers for various kinds of marriage such as beach marriages, sunset marriage, etc . It is advisable to spend adequate time to shop carefully for the perfect wedding shoes. Always buy shoes that improve the look of your dress. Online stores provide bridal shoes at affordable prices. As of now, these stores have been trusted by unlimited individuals living in various countries across the globe. These stores have been consistently serving their clients since prolonged period of time.

 

March 07 2013

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Farewell forever, commander': Tens of thousands of 'Chavistas' dressed in revolutionary red line streets to witness Hugo Chavez's coffin carried through streets

President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against US influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America.

During more than 14 years in office, Chavez routinely challenged the status quo at home and internationally.

He polarised Venezuelans with his confrontational and domineering style, yet was also a masterful communicator and strategist who tapped into Venezuelan nationalism to win broad support, particularly among the poor. 

Chavez repeatedly proved himself a political survivor. As an army paratroop commander, he led a failed coup in 1992, then was pardoned and elected president in 1998.

He survived a coup against his own presidency in 2002 and won re-election two more times. 

The burly president electrified crowds with his booming voice, often wearing the bright red of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela or the fatigues and red beret of his army days.

Before his struggle with cancer, he appeared on television almost daily, talking for hours at a time and often breaking into song of philosophical discourse. 

Chavez used his country's vast oil wealth to launch social programs that include state-run food markets, new public housing, free health clinics and education programs.

Poverty declined during Chavez's presidency amid a historic boom in oil earnings, but critics said he failed to use the windfall of hundreds of billions of dollars to develop the country's economy. Inflation soared and the homicide rate rose to among the highest in the world. 

Chavez underwent surgery in Cuba in June 2011 to remove what he said was a baseball-size tumor from his pelvic region, and the cancer returned repeatedly over the next 18 months despite more surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

He kept secret key details of his illness, including the type of cancer and the precise location of the tumors.

 
Taking control: he was first elected president in 1998, becoming the country's youngest ever president

Taking control: He was first elected president in 1998, becoming the country's youngest ever president

'El Comandante', as he was known, stayed in touch with the Venezuelan people during his treatment via Twitter and phone calls broadcast on television, but even those messages dropped off as his health deteriorated.

Throughout his presidency, Chavez said he hoped to fulfill Bolivar's unrealized dream of uniting South America. 

Supporters saw Chavez as the latest in a colorful line of revolutionary legends, from Fidel Castro to Argentine-born Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, while he saw himself as a revolutionary.

His performances included renditions of folk songs and impromptu odes to Chinese revolutionary Mao Zedong and 19th century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. 

Critics saw Chavez as a typical Latin American caudillo, a strongman who ruled through force of personality and showed disdain for democratic rules. Chavez concentrated power in his hands with allies who dominated the congress and justices who controlled the Supreme Court. 

Popular: chavez survived a coup against his own presidency in 2002 and won re-election two more times

Popular: Chavez survived a coup against his own presidency in 2002 and won re-election two more times

He insisted all the while that Venezuela remained a vibrant democracy and denied trying to restrict free speech. But some opponents faced criminal charges and were driven into exile. 

While Chavez trumpeted plans for communes and an egalitarian society, his soaring rhetoric regularly conflicted with reality.

Despite government seizures of companies and farmland, the balance between Venezuela's public and private sectors changed little during his presidency. 

And even as the poor saw their incomes rise, those gains were blunted while the country's currency weakened amid economic controls. 

Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias was born on July 28, 1954, in the rural town of Sabaneta in Venezuela's western plains. He was the son of schoolteacher parents and the second of six brothers. 

When he joined the military at 17, he aimed to keep honing his baseball skills in the capital. 

But the young soldier immersed himself in the history of Bolivar and other Venezuelan heroes who had overthrown Spanish rule, and his political ideas began to take shape. 

Chavez burst into public view in 1992 as a paratroop commander leading a military rebellion that brought tanks to the presidential palace. When the coup collapsed, Chavez was allowed to make a televised statement. The speech launched his career, searing his image into the memory of Venezuelans. 

He and other coup prisoners were released in 1994, and President Rafael Caldera dropped the charges against them. 

Chavez then organized a new political party and ran for president four years later, vowing to shatter Venezuela's traditional two-party system.

 
Idol: cuban president fidel castro was one of chavez's heroes

Idol: Cuban President Fidel Castro was one of Chavez's heroes

At age 44, he became the country's youngest president in four decades of democracy with 56 percent of the vote. 

Chavez was re-elected in 2000 in an election called under a new constitution drafted by his allies. His increasingly confrontational style and close ties to Cuba, however, disenchanted many of the middle-class supporters who had voted for him. 

In 2002, he survived a short-lived coup, which began after a large anti-Chavez street protest ended in deadly shootings. 

Chavez emerged a stronger president. He defeated a subsequent opposition-led strike that paralysed the country's oil industry and he fired thousands of state oil company employees.

Despite a souring relationship with the US, Chavez sold the bulk of Venezuela's oil to the country.

He easily won re-election in 2006, and then said it was his destiny to lead Venezuela until 2021 or even 2031. 

Playing such a larger-than-life public figure ultimately left little time for a personal life. His second marriage, to journalist Marisabel Rodriguez, deteriorated in the early years of his presidency, and they divorced in 2004.

In addition to their one daughter, Rosines, Chavez had three children from his first marriage, which ended before Chavez ran for office. 

Chavez acknowledged after he was diagnosed with cancer that he had been recklessly neglecting his health. He had taken to staying up late and drinking as many as 40 cups of coffee a day. He regularly summoned his Cabinet ministers to the presidential palace late at night.


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Isn't Gary meant to be the sporty one? Danielle Lineker shows off her athletic figure in a two-tone bikini on the beach in the Caribbean


At one time he was a sporting hero playing football for England with a physique to match.

But these days it’s wife Danielle Lineker who steals the show when it comes to being body beautiful.

The 33-year-old showed off her fabulous figure that would have even an Olympian green with envy as she enjoyed time on the beach with Gary and her daughter in the Caribbean.

 
Impressive: danielle lineker looked great in her bikini while on the beach in the caribbean

Impressive: Danielle Lineker looked great in her bikini while on the beach in the Caribbean

Making the most of the warm weather the pretty brunette wore a sporty looking bikini in cream and black.

 

Her long locks were worn loose down her back, while she covered her eyes with a cool pair of Aviator shades.

While Danielle may have turned heads as she strolled along the warm sand, Gary certainly didn’t disappoint with his figure either. 

 
Fit couple: gary and danielle both have athletic looking bodies which look great in swimwear

Fit couple: Gary and Danielle both have athletic looking bodies which look great in swimwear

 

 
Cream and black: the bikini was particularly flattering on danielle, who looked very slim
Cream and black: the bikini was particularly flattering on danielle, who looked very slim
 

Cream and black: The bikini was particularly flattering on Danielle, who looked very slim

 

 
Mini me: danielle and gary were joined by her daughter ella who looked just like mum with long hair

Mini me: Danielle and Gary were joined by her daughter Ella who looked just like mum with long hair

 

 
Family fun: the group were seen playing around in a pool of water on the beach, enjoying the sun

Family fun: The group were seen playing around in a pool of water on the beach, enjoying the sun

The 52-year-old showed off impressive muscle definition and very smooth skin as he confidently strolled in pair of white swim-shorts.

Looking like a silver fox, who could give Philip Schofield a run for his money, he completed his beach look with a pair of shades. 

The couple looked relaxed in each others company as they enjoyed time with Danielle’s daughter from a previous relationship.

 
Play time: the pretty brunette seemed to have fun playing in the water under the warm sun

Play time: The pretty brunette seemed to have fun playing in the water under the warm sun

 

 
Watch this: gary was seen trying to teach ella how to skim stones

Watch this: Gary was seen trying to teach Ella how to skim stones

 

 
Looking cool: danielle wore a pair of shades which looked great while her long hair was loose
Mini me: danielle and gary were joined by her daughter ella who looked just like mum with long hair
 

Looking cool: Danielle wore a pair of shades which looked great while her long hair was loose

 

 
One step at a time: danielle looked like she was deep in thought as she strolled along

One step at a time: Danielle looked like she was deep in thought as she strolled along

Ella, 8, looked like a little mini-me of her mum with her long brown hair.  

Messing around under the warm sun, Gary was seen trying to teach Ella how to skim stones before the family decided to get dressed and head away from the idyllic beach.

Danielle looked much younger than her years in an American flag grey T-shirt which hid her great figure. 

Despite being away Gary, who is now football commentator, found time to Tweet about the Manchester United match on Tuesday evening, remarking on the American commentator.

 
All white: gary showed off his muscles in a pair of white shorts, looking not much older than his younger wife
All white: gary showed off his muscles in a pair of white shorts, looking not much older than his younger wife
 

All white: Gary showed off his muscles in a pair of white shorts, looking not much older than his younger wife

 

 
Going strong: the couple have been married for three years and look happier than ever in each others company

Going strong: The couple have been married for three years and look happier than ever in each others company

 
Home time: after lots of fun in the sun danielle slipped on a casual t-shirt as she left the beach

Home time: After lots of fun in the sun Danielle slipped on a casual T-shirt as she left the beach

Gary hit headlines earlier this year after he cancelled his mirco-blogging account for just eight days. 

‘I’m leaving Twitter for personal reasons,’ he wrote . ‘Thanks all.’

At the time speculation was rife that his departure was due to a rocky patch with his much younger wife, who he has been married to for three years.

 
Darling daughter: after a day on the beach danielle put her arm round her daughter's waist as they left

Darling daughter: After a day on the beach Danielle put her arm round her daughter's waist as they left

 

 
Having fun: danielle grinned as they walked along clearly happy to be on holiday

Having fun: Danielle grinned as they walked along clearly happy to be on holiday

Some even suggested that Lineker was retreating from Twitter-based publicity seeking in order to claim legal protection for his own private life — the logic being that if he constantly invaded his own publicity on the social networking site, he wouldn’t have a leg to stand on if he were, for example, to find himself in a situation that might require some sort of injunction.

However Gary decided to end speculation himself, saying: ‘I left Twitter because it tends to take over and I thought I would try life without it. There is absolutely nothing sinister about the decision at all.’
It didn’t last anyway, as he returned again just eight days later and has been happily tweeting ever since. 

 
Young: her relaxed look made her seem a lot younger than her 33 years

Young: Her relaxed look made her seem a lot younger than her 33 years

 

 

 

 
Keeping it simple: danielle carried her simple black sandals in her hand

Keeping it simple: Danielle carried her simple black sandals in her hand

 




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The Hidden Hooter: Adorable baby owl is camouflaged by mother's feathers


A wildlife photographer taking pictures of a owl in a Californian park was amazed to discover she had unknowingly snapped a tiny owlet - perfectly blending into its mother's plumage.

Marina Scarr only realised her pictures showed two owls after she looked at the shot on her camera, taken in Desoto Park, Florida.

Marina said: 'When I took the picture, I had no idea there were two birds there.

'I was quite far away from the next, under a canopy so I didn't scare the birds, and the light wasn't good.

 
Where did he go? this photo shows the mother great horned owl and her baby, camouflaged against her feathers

Where did he go? This photo shows the mother great horned owl and her baby camouflaged against her feathers

 

 
Where did he go? this photo shows the mother great horned owl and her baby, camouflaged against her feathers

Can you spot the baby? The owlet is slightly easier to see in this picture. The mother uses her feathers to protest her baby from predators

 

'Then I heard a young boy shout out 'Look at the baby in the belly'. I started shooting, but even then, I couldn't see it myself.

'It was only when he started poking his head about that I spotted him.

 

She took the photo on her second visit to the nest as she had hoped to get the mother and baby great horned owl in the same shot.

Originally there were two owlets, but one died at about six days old. The one in the photos is about 10 days old.

 
Wildlife photographer marina scarr only realised she had taken pictures of two owls after she looked at the shot on her camera

Wildlife photographer Marina Scarr only realised she had taken pictures of two owls after she looked at the shot on her camera

She added: 'The babies are born white, but when they are about 10 to 12 days old, the feathers start turning a tan colour.

'The mother owl is actually blind in one eye, but still manages to raise young with her mate every year.

'Before this owlet was ready to fly, he fell out of the nest several times and had to be put back in by the park ranger.

'I photograph the owls here every year. I love being out in nature and photographing its wonders, I find it soothing.

'I feel privileged when animals behave totally naturally when I am in their presence, giving me that opportunity to share their beauty and quirky behaviour.'




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  • Redheads look best in deeper shades with a hint of green.
  • Dark skinned bridesmaids could go for the more purple blue shade but not too dark.

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  • Redheads and dark skinned bridesmaids should go for the stronger shades for purple.

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  • Yellow is a really difficult colour for bridesmaids. If it is the chosen theme, look for very pale golden yellow or deep gold.
  • In the same way, orange can make all skin tones look washed out or sallow. Go for the richer bronze end of the orange spectrum and soften with a cream trim or lace at the neckline. Alternatively, choose peach shades for brunette bridesmaids.

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  • Redheads look gorgeous in most shades of green, especially emerald.
  • Blondes and brunettes could go for the more aquamarine tints.

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  • For evening weddings, bridesmaids can look beautiful in black. The dresses should be short, simple and with thin straps. Dark skinned bridesmaids should have a white or silver trim at the neckline to soften the effect.

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  • Darker colours tend to make people look slimmer. Pale colours including white can make women look large. In general, if the bridesmaids are going to be wearing a pale colour, keep the shape very simple, preferably straight.
  • Although flower-girl children look adorable in long princess dresses, short adults can be swamped by long full skirts. Short girls are best in shorter dresses without too much detail or fussy design.
  • Taller bridesmaids can wear short or long dresses. For very slender women, a fuller skirt or sleeve detail will create a better balance.
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March 06 2013

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That's not your girlfriend! Marlon Wayans shares steamy kiss with mystery brunette aboard luxury boat in St Barths

Marlon Wayans might have some explaining to do.

The White Chicks star has been photographed enjoying the company of a brunette aboard a luxury boat in St Barths - only problem is the mystery lady is not his girlfriend of 12 years.

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Who is she? marlon wayans shared a kiss with a mystery brunette abroad a luxury yacht in st. baths, french west indies, on monday, however, the woman is not his girlfriend of 12 years

Who is she? Marlon Wayans shared a kiss with a mystery brunette abroad a luxury yacht in St. Baths, French West Indies, on Monday, however, the woman is not his girlfriend of 12 years

Marlon is notoriously private about his personal life, but he and his partner Angelica Zackary have two children together Amai, 12, and Shawn,10.

Just last month the comedian confirmed he was with his children's mother - even though the pair live in different homes - on the Wendy Williams show.

'I have two children, a son and a daughter, my son is 10 and my daughter is twelve,' the 40-year-old told host Wendy. '(Their mother is) Japanese and black.'

Did not mind who saw: the 40-year-old star could not keep his hands or his lips off the woman despite being surrounded in guests

Did not mind who saw: The 40-year-old star could not keep his hands or his lips off the woman despite being surrounded in guests

Canoodling: the pair cosied up on a bed at one point to smooch

Canoodling: The pair cosied up on a bed at one point to smooch

The actor said 'yes' twice when asked if they were still together after 12 years but said they do not live together as 'I like to keep it fresh'.

'Because when you live together that's when the sweat pants and the cream on the face comes out and it kind of says you're not going to get some.'

However, on Monday the Haunted House star was cavorting with a much younger woman on a massive yacht in the tropical waters of the French West Indies.

Time for a massage: the lady couldn't keep her hands of marlon

Time for a massage: The lady couldn't keep her hands of Marlon

 
Tactile pair: she was spotted on top of the actor rubbing his back

Tactile pair: She was spotted on top of the actor rubbing his back

Not shy: the actor's travel mate showed off her athletic and extremely toned figure in a barely there missoni print bikini
Not shy: the actor's travel mate showed off her athletic and extremely toned figure in a barely there missoni print bikini
 

Not shy: The actor's travel mate showed off her athletic and extremely toned figure in a barely there Missoni print bikini

The 40-year-old star could not keep his hands or his lips off the stunning woman as they lapped up the sunshine and she showed off her athletic and extremely toned figure in a barely there Missoni print string bikini.

While Marlon took some time out on the yacht's stern, the woman - who's hair was tied up in an unfussy bun atop her head - crawled over to the television star to give him a steamy kiss.

After his rest, one half of the famous Wayans Brothers, had his mystery girl laughing as they canoodled in front of the holiday's other guests.

 
 
Laughing off trouble: the star made his holiday date laugh as they showed in the yacht

Laughing off trouble: The star made his holiday date laugh as they showed in the yacht

Career going well: while his social life may end up causing the actor issues his independently release film, a haunted house, recently made 40 times what marlon originally investment

Career going well: While his social life may end up causing the actor issues his independently release film, A Haunted House, recently made 40 times what Marlon originally investment

The 40-year-old - who donned stripped bright green and black boardshorts for his day at sea - did not seem to care who saw him with beautiful brunette.

MailOnline contacted the actor's representative on Monday but did not immediately receive a response.

The carefree pair made the most of the warm waters and opted for a spot of snorkeling.

Adventurous pair: the couple went snorkeling, jumping right off the back of the boat

Adventurous pair: The couple went snorkeling, jumping right off the back of the boat

 
Come in the water's fine: not wanting to exert themselves too much on their holiday, the pair used floatation devices to keep themselves afloat as they explored the coral outcrop

Come in the water's fine: Not wanting to exert themselves too much on their holiday, the pair used floatation devices to keep themselves afloat as they explored the coral outcrop

 

 
Fancy treat: damon is definitely living it up, staying at the eden rock resort where the villas start at $930 a night

Fancy treat: Damon is definitely living it up, staying at the Eden Rock resort where the villas start at $930 a nigh

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March 05 2013

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To the Biebermobile! Justin's father buys him a custom made superhero Bat Bike for his 19th birthday

What do you buy multimillionaire Justin Bieber for his birthday?

He's got all the fast cars he could want (hence the fact he lends them to his friends) and let's face it, he really doesn't need any more sloppy trousers.

But his father Jeremy pulled out all the stops for son's 19th and got him customised Bat bike. 

 
Quite the prize: justin bieber's father gifted this batman bike to his son for his 19th birthday

Quite the prize: Justin Bieber's father gifted this Batman bike to his son for his 19th birthday

Jeremy showed off his gift for his son online on Friday, posting a video of the motorcycle that's been personalized with Batman logos, some of Justin's tattoos and the words '35 mil. followers in honour of his record Twitter following.

Let's hope Justin holds onto this bike himself... it looks speedy.

He may be a year older, but the newly 19-year-old Justin Bieber is not mellowing any time soon.

The pop sensation slammed claims by eyewitnesses and a London club that he was denied entry to the nightspot on his birthday for trying to get underage friend Jaden Smith in.

Justin posted a blank photograph with a long explanation about his birthday night on Instagram on Sunday.

'Worst birthday': justin looked forlorn as he left cirque du soir club after five minutes of entry

'Worst Birthday': Justin looked forlorn as he left Cirque Du Soir club after five minutes of entry

Justin hit out at club Cirque Du Soir, where he was meant to have spent his circus-themed birthday on Friday.

'I love how the club wanted to give the press another reason to why we didn't stay at their weak a** club so they wouldn't look bad for me walking in and right back out,' the Baby singer wrote.

Justin dismissed the idea he would have asked his 14-year-old friend - and son of actor Will Smith - to break the law even though Jaden was pictured outside the nightclub.

 

 
Velvet: a black velour bomber jacket over a speckled grey t-shirt was his uniform for the night

Velvet: A black velour bomber jacket over a speckled grey T-shirt was his uniform for the night

 
It was my choice: justin bieber has slammed claims by eyewitnesses and a london club that he was denied entry to a nightspot on his birthday for trying to get underage friend jaden smith in

It was my choice: Justin Bieber has slammed claims by eyewitnesses and a London club that he was denied entry to a nightspot on his birthday for trying to get underage friend Jaden Smith in

 
Fill in the blanks: justin posted a blank picture on instagram explaining his side of the incident

Fill in the blanks: Justin posted a blank picture on Instagram explaining his side of the incident

'U think Will is letting his 14-year-old in a club, I don't think so.'

The 19-year-old made no mention of his rumoured girlfriend Ella-Paige Roberts Clarke, who at 17 was also refused admission.

Justin also wanted fans to know that he did have a great birthday even though the club was 'weak' and despite the star tweeting that he had a bad birthday.

 
Got any i.d. love? ella-paige roberts clarke was also too young to gain entry to the london spot

Got any I.D. love? Ella-Paige Roberts Clarke was also too young to gain entry to the London spot

 
The party: justin's best friend jaden smith and rumoured squeeze ella-paige roberts clarke were photographed outside the venue but according to the club the pair who at 14 and 17 are both underage, were refused entry
The party: justin's best friend jaden smith and rumoured squeeze ella-paige roberts clarke were photographed outside the venue but according to the club the pair who at 14 and 17 are both underage, were refused entry
 

The party: Justin's best friend Jaden Smith and rumoured squeeze Ella-Paige were photographed outside the venue, but according to the club the pair who at 14 and 17 are both underage, were refused entry

 

 


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EXCLUSIVE: NBC execs insist they want Matt Lauer to host Today 'as long as he likes' - despite the fact GMA had a million more viewers during crucial sweeps week

He missed the financially-critical 'sweeps week' - but NBC chiefs say that the Today show's multi-million dollar co-host Matt Lauer will have his job 'as long as he likes'.

The Today show lost out to ABC rival Good Morning America, which - buoyed by the return of Robin Roberts, which lead to a lead of a million viewers over Today - and is still the nation's number one morning show.

A source told MailOnline that, worryingly, ratings stay roughly the same if Matt - who is on a $25-million-a-year four-year deal - is on OR off the air.

However, today, an NBC executive insisted: 'NBC wants Matt to anchor the Today show for as long as he'd like. The network couldn't be happier with the show's entire anchor team as well as its producers, and the feeling is mutual.'

 
Time out: matt lauer, pictured in vail, colorado this week, has taken time off anchoring today for a family vacation during sweeps week

Time out: Matt Lauer, pictured in Vail, Colorado this week, has taken time off anchoring Today for a family vacation during sweeps season

Sighting: an employee for sporting good store surefoot posted the image on facebook with this message

Sighting: An employee for sporting good store Surefoot posted the image on Facebook with this message

Dad-of-three Matt was on his annual skiing vacation with his family over the crucial period where ratings are monitored to secure advertising revenue.

And while Matt, 55, may be tempted to leave, he only signed his massive contract last April and still has three years to go - and there is nowhere else he would pick up such big money.

A source said: 'Matt is not going anywhere, but he's a clever guy, he knows things are not working.

'The worrying thing for Matt, NBC and the affiliates who pay the money for the show is that Matt's presence doesn't affect the show one way or another at the moment.

'Just look at Robin Roberts' return to GMA, ratings were the best since Kate and Wills' wedding two years ago.'

 

This was denied by an NBC executive, who said the programme was growing, adding that 'the presence of Matt along with Savannah, Al and Natalie has a positive effect on the ratings'. The executive also said the two shows were tied for the key 25-54 demo.

Sweeps season runs from January 31 to February 27. During the week of February 18 - when Matt was away - the Today show came from Miami on Friday, February 22, with Matt's co-host Savannah Guthrie, and Today show stars Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist, sipping cocktails by the beach as part of the programme's Friday Field Trip series.

However, ABC's GMA featured Robin Roberts, Josh Elliot, Lara Spencer and George, Stephanopoulos, coming live from Los Angeles - hosting an Oscars special the morning after the Academy Awards.

For the first and final full week of the 2013 February Sweeps, Today got 4.953 million, while GMA got an average of six million.

For the week of February 18, both Good Morning America and CBS's This Morning saw impressive year-over-year growth.

Robin Roberts‘ much-hyped return on February 20 – five months after having a bone marrow transplant - drew 6.58 million viewers, making it the most-watched week in more than 19 years.

GMA also had an easy scoop in announcing the latest contestants on ABC's Dancing With The Stars.

 
Sunny side up: natalie moralies, savannah guthrie, willie guthrie and al roker enjoy miami on the today show during february sweeps

Sunny side up: Natalie Moralies, Savannah Guthrie, Willie Guthrie and Al Roker enjoy Miami on the Today Show during February Sweeps

 

 
 
No matt: the today show crew enjoy miami - without matt lauer

No Matt: The Today show crew enjoy Miami - without Matt Lauer

CBS's This Morning, at number three in the ratings, was also up by 11 per cent in the younger demo and up 16 per cent in total viewers.

The Today show was down eight per cent in total viewers and down 11 per cent in younger viewers. For the week of February 18, Today pulled in 4.95 million.

And last week, it was also reported Today is now number three in the crucial New York market and is being beaten by Fox5's Good Day New York in the key 25-45 demo.

However, in one bit of good news, Today’s year-over-year viewer losses have slowed to single digits, from losses of 22 per cent last fall. For the week of September 17, 2012, Today drew 4.08 million viewers.

During sweeps week, Matt was found flashing a grin at a ski boot store - which promptly tweeted a picture of the star.

 
Red carpet: gma's robin roberts makes her comeback at the oscars. her tv return boosted ratings.

Red carpet: GMA's Robin Roberts makes her comeback at the Oscars. Her TV return boosted ratings.

 

 
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Robin roberts gma return
 

She's back! Robin Roberts made her return to GMA on February 20 - with First Lady Michelle Obama her first guest. Co-host George Stephanopoulos was delighted to see her.

'Matt Lauer, Host of NBC's The Today Show just got Surefoot Custom Ski Boots in Surefoot Vail!' the image caption read.

 

 

A salesman at Surefoot told TMZ that Matt walked in and said: 'Gimme the best thing you have for my foot', and employees outfitted him with a custom fit pair of boots.

Matt - who was dragged into the row over former Today show co-host Ann Curry's departure last year - takes the same week off every year to spend time with his children Romy, Thijs and Jack, and his wife Annette - with sweeps week coinciding with the school holidays.

 
Back on air: matt lauer interviews jeb bush on the today show on monday, march 3, 2013

Back on air: Matt Lauer interviews Jeb Bush on the Today show on Monday, March 3, 2013

 

 

 
Contentious: ann curry and matt lauer host today on march 12 - three months before she exited the programme

Contentious: Ann Curry and Matt Lauer host Today on March 12 - three months before she exited the programme

Fanfare: curry was a favourite with viewers, who blamed her exit on lauer

Fanfare: Curry was a favourite with viewers, who blamed her exit on Lauer

When Robin returned on the week Matt was off and GMA was turned into a celebration of her return as she's recovering from MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and basketball star Magic Johnson all sent taped greetings.

Amy Robach and Elizabeth Vargas largely filled in for Roberts during her absence, although there were occasional celebrity 'guest hosts' like Charlie Sheen, Stephen Colbert and Jessica Simpson.

The show didn't miss a beat, not losing a single week to NBC's Today show while she was gone, a development producers admitted was a surprise.

The Today show sent a gift basket that Good Morning America displayed in its studio, and gave Roberts an on-air welcome.  'She's looking and feeling great,' said Today's Savannah Guthrie. 'And I know we're all really happy for her.'

Early morning rivals: robin roberts, bottom left, returned from medical leave to host good morning america on wednesday - and is believed to have secured another day of high ratings for the show

Early morning rivals: Robin Roberts, bottom left, returned from medical leave to host Good Morning America on Wednesday - and is believed to have secured another day of high ratings for the show



February 21 2013

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Harry and society model 'kissing like teens' in restaurant during Swiss ski holiday: Prince bounces blonde Cressida on his knee as diners watch in astonishment

High above the Swiss snowline, the temperature is rising. Locked in a tight embrace on the slopes of the Verbier ski resort yesterday, Prince Harry and his society girlfriend Cressida Bonas seem to be closer than ever.

The very public display of affection, in front of dozens of fellow skiers, came only a few hours after even more intimate revelries at a restaurant in the town.

It was not a wild night by Harry’s standards; no one was naked or wearing Nazi fancy dress.

 
Bear hug: locked in a tight embrace on the slopes of the verbier ski resort yesterday, prince harry and his society girlfriend cressida bonas seem to be closer than ever

Bear hug: Locked in a tight embrace on the slopes of the Verbier ski resort yesterday, Prince Harry and his society girlfriend Cressida Bonas seem to be closer than ever

Close: the very public display of affection, in front of dozens of fellow skiers, came only a few hours after even more intimate revelries at a restaurant in the town

Close: The very public display of affection, in front of dozens of fellow skiers, came only a few hours after even more intimate revelries at a restaurant in the town

 

But fellow diners in the wee small hours  at the Pot Luck Club restaurant in the resort’s Farinet Hotel were entertained by the sight of the Prince bouncing the 24-year-old blonde model and would-be actress on his knee.

The pair were said to have ‘kissed like love-struck teenagers in the back of a cinema’.

The other end of the same table was an altogether more sober affair. Harry’s uncle, Prince Andrew, whose 53rd birthday on Tuesday they were celebrating, sat with his ex-wife, Sarah, Duchess of York, and their two daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.

 

 

Eugenie’s boyfriend, Jack Brooksbank, briefly strolled over chatted to Harry and Cressida. But for the most part they had eyes only for each other. The Yorks  traditionally enjoy a week’s skiing in the resort every year to mark Prince Andrew’s birthday, often inviting photographers to capture the event. This time, perhaps not unsurprisingly, the invitation was not extended.

The family had booked a table for 20 at The Pot Luck, where they ordered steak and king prawns and drank £17 champagne cocktails.

 
In the spotlight: this week's events in verbier could suggest that things are beginning to get serious between prince harry and cressida bonas.

In the spotlight: This week's events in Verbier could suggest that things are beginning to get serious between Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas. The model is spotted out in London previously

As the night drew on, Harry and his socialite girlfriend became increasingly tactile.

Shortly before midnight, Miss Bonas, who wore a minuscule black dress and heels, showing off a pair of endless legs, stood up and walked over to sit on Harry’s lap.

The pair then began to kiss, with Harry stroking the back of her head as they did so, in a passionate clinch for several minutes.

A witness said: ‘We couldn’t believe what we were seeing. They were not being discreet about it.
‘The Duchess of York and Eugenie sat just a few seats away at the time and seemed to be deliberately looking the other way, making polite conversation while it was happening.

‘Afterwards, Harry’s girl stayed sitting on his knee while they chatted to his friends.’

The diner went on to reveal: ‘At one point, a waiter brought over a tray of vodka and Red Bull and Harry shouted: “Free drinks on the house!” Everyone seemed to be having a great time.’

Although Prince Andrew left shortly afterwards, the younger royals went on to an exclusive bar above the restaurant, before moving to a basement nightclub, where they stayed until 3.30am.

Despite the late night, however, Harry and Cressida still hit the slopes yesterday morning and were again seen openly hugging and kissing on the slopes, which were packed with half-term visitors.

Both appeared to be extremely competent skiers and spent most of the day on the mountain.

 
Pole to pole: harry shows touching concern for his girlfriend on their romantic break

Pole to pole: Harry shows touching concern for his girlfriend on their romantic break

 
 

At one point, taking a break from their fun, Harry was seen putting his arms around Cressida’s waist while she rested her head on his shoulder.

The student, who wore a white woolly hat with a fur bobble and pink salopettes, appeared relaxed and could be seen laughing with the Duchess of York as they left the slopes.

She and Eugenie were also seen lying on the snow and giggling as they played with a large St Bernard dog.

Last summer’s disastrous Las Vegas stag trip, during which Harry, now 28, was pictured naked — a faux pas which reportedly led to him being dumped briefly by a furious Cressida — seems a very long time ago now.

So, for that matter, does his previous, long-term relationship with the Zimbabwean heiress Chelsy Davy, who dumped him in 2011, reportedly because she could not face the prospect of being in the spotlight as a royal wife.

Since Vegas, Harry, in his guise of Captain Wales of the Army Air Corps, has served a four-month tour of Afghanistan as a co-pilot in an Apache attack helicopter.

At the end of his service he talked of having a new maturity. A few months earlier, he had complained on American television that he would like to settle down, but girls were put off by his royal status.

So, do this week’s events in  Verbier suggest matters are getting serious between him and the Stowe-educated Miss Bonas?

The couple are said to have started dating last May, though they only appeared as an item on the public radar when pictured leaving a Mayfair nightclub in July.

 
Cosy chat: the duchess of york, so long excluded from royal circles, has a heart-to-heart with cressida

Cosy chat: The Duchess of York, so long excluded from royal circles, has a heart-to-heart with Cressida

They had spent the evening ‘kissing and cuddling’ inside Le Salon after attending the latest Batman premiere.

Harry’s cousin and Miss Bonas’s good friend Princess Eugenie is said to have brought them together.

The daughter of renowned Old Harrovian businessman Jeffrey Bonas and Sixties model Lady Mary Curzon — who posed semi-naked for a coffee table photographic book and went on to get married and divorced four times — Cressida is a familiar figure in London’s upper-class social scene.

As a teenager, she was labelled by society bible Tatler as ‘really pretty, really nice and absolutely obsessed with Eva Cassidy (the late American singer)’.

After splitting up with Miss Davy, Harry was linked to a string of women, including model Florence Brudenell-Bruce. But Cressida seems to be the one he has been most smitten with.

Split: prince harry was previously in a long-term relationship with chelsy davy. the pair are pictured together in 2010

Split: Prince Harry was previously in a long-term relationship with Chelsy Davy. The pair are pictured together in 2010

Like Miss Davy, ‘Cressie’ went to Leeds University where she dated Harry Wentworth-Stanley, son of the Marchioness of Milford Haven. After graduation, that relationship cooled. Now she has a prince in her life.

Last year she and Harry flew together to the Caribbean island of Necker for the birthday of tycoon Sir Richard Branson’s son Sam, who is engaged to be married to Miss Bonas’s beautiful half- sister, the actress Isabella Anstuther-Gough-Calthorpe.

This week’s ski holiday, to which the Prince had flown on budget airline easyJet, is significant in royal terms for more than one reason.

It is the first time in many, many years that Harry has been seen in public with the snubbed Duke of York’s ex-wife.

Sarah was robustly frozen out by the Royal Family after being photographed having her toes sucked by her ‘financial adviser’ in the South of France, an incident which precipitated her divorce from Prince Andrew.

And despite enjoying a close relationship with Harry and his brother William while they were growing up, they had little to do with Sarah after she fell out with their mother Diana, Princess of Wales, shortly before her death.

Andrew, however, has always championed his ex-wife and, despite the fact that she was pointedly not invited to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding, will no doubt be feeling pleased that his nephew Harry is rekindling their relationship once again, thanks to Cressida.

So, a thaw in royal relations. Miss Bonas seems to be melting hearts.

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One Way Or Another he'll try and impress Taylor: Harry Styles hits the Brits stage with One Direction in full view of Swift

t was bound to be one of the big talking points of the 2013 Brit Awards with Harry Styles being in the same room as ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift.

But the One Direction star took it all in his stride at the bash at London's O2 on Wednesday night.

Styles took to the stage with his bandmates to sing his heart out to their hit track One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks).

Scroll down for a list of winners and videos...

 
Take that taylor: harry styles gets up on stage at the brits to perform with his one direction bandmates in full view of his ex-girlfriend taylor swift

Take that Taylor: Harry Styles gets up on stage at the Brits to perform with his One Direction bandmates in full view of his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift

 
Putting on a brave face: he took to the mic in the centre of the stage as he entertained the big stars before him

Putting on a brave face: He took to the mic in the centre of the stage as he entertained the big stars before him

The single,which is number one in an astonishing 53 countries and is the official Comic Relief track, wowed the crowds as they gave an energetic performance.

 

But Taylor, of course, ensured she got her own back by putting on an even bigger more raunchier performance for poor Harry's viewing pleasure - or not as the case may be.

The country starlet first of all raised eyebrows as she arrived on stage wearing an outfit reminiscent of a wedding dress.

 
Their sets are getting bigger! the boys matched their energetic routine with the flamboyant pinball backdrop on the night

Their sets are getting bigger! The boys matched their energetic routine with the flamboyant pinball backdrop on the night

 
Taylor who? the teenager took centre stage as he belted out the track for the pleasing crowds

Taylor who? The teenager took centre stage as he belted out the track for the pleasing crowds

 

 
Lavish set: the boys performed on the set made to look like a giant pinball machine as they danced among the table guests

Lavish set: The boys performed on the set made to look like a giant pinball machine as they danced among the table guests

 

 
Oozing confidence: styles sat on the opposite side of the room to taylor and arrived far apart so they wouldn't bump into each other on the red carpet

Oozing confidence: Styles sat on the opposite side of the room to Taylor and arrived far apart so they wouldn't bump into each other on the red carpet

She strutted around with her dancers before ripping off the white frock to unveil a tiny black playsuit underneath.

Taylor, 23, seemed to be trying hard to show off her figure in front of Harry as she writhed around in her minuscule get-up.

She flung her hair back and forth as she belted out I Knew You Were Trouble to the packed out arena.

 
Crazy bride? taylor swift walked on stage singing i knew you were trouble in a wedding style dress shortly after styles had been on stage

Crazy bride? Taylor Swift walked on stage singing I Knew You Were Trouble in a wedding style dress shortly after Styles had been on stage

 

 
Look at this harry: taylor then ripped off her white dress to reveal a minuscule black playsuit underneath as she writhed around on stage

Look at this Harry: Taylor then ripped off her white dress to reveal a minuscule black playsuit underneath as she writhed around on stage

 

 
Trying her hardest: taylor's efforts were noted on twitter with fans commenting on her trying hard to vamp up her sexiness

Trying her hardest: Taylor's efforts were noted on Twitter with fans commenting on her trying hard to vamp up her sexiness

 
Game plan? swift looked pleased with herself as she flirted with the male dancers wriggling around by her feet
Game plan? swift looked pleased with herself as she flirted with the male dancers wriggling around by her feet
 

Game plan? Swift looked pleased with herself as she flirted with the male dancers wriggling around by her feet

But they weren't the only ones to wow the crowds.

He spent years lost in the pop wilderness, but on Wednesday night Robbie Williams was back to his best.

The Take That singer put on a classic Robbie sequence as he took to the stage with his band and a troupe of horn players ahead of One Direction's showdown.

Wearing a blue trouser suit, the 39-year-old jumped around on stage as he performed his No.1 hit Candy.

 
King of the brits: robbie williams was the second act of the night to perform with his no.1 single candy

King of the Brits: Robbie Williams was the second act of the night to perform with his No.1 single Candy

 
Dapper: the singer wore a three-piece blue suit as he performed on stage

Dapper: The singer wore a three-piece blue suit as he performed on stage

 
Showing them how it's done: robbie williams was followed by his musicians as he walked across the stage in his blue suit

Showing them how it's done: Robbie Williams was followed by his musicians as he walked across the stage in his blue suit

Robbie was the second artist to perform at the star-studded ceremony at London's O2 Arena, following Muse's rocky opening.

The British rockers performed their track Supremacy.

The father-of-one is up for Best British Single at the bash.

 
Shot of colour: robbie stood out with his blue suit against the monochrome background

Shot of colour: Robbie stood out with his blue suit against the monochrome background

 
Spot the band: robbie's musicians blended into the set

Spot the band: Robbie's musicians blended into the set

Brit Awards host James Corden admitted before Robbie's performance he had high hopes.

He said: 'Yeah, he's doing a really great opening. I haven't seen it but I've been told it is and it sounds brilliant.

'All I know is it sounds great and I can't wait to see how it works.'

Grand opening: muse were backed by a full string orchestra

Grand opening: Muse were backed by a full string orchestra

 

 
Va va voom! the rockers were accompanied by a pyrotechnic display

Va va voom! The rockers were accompanied by a pyrotechnic display

Justin Timberlake meanwhile took to the stage later and emerged from a red box in the middle of the arena at the 02 and looked dapper in a shiny tuxedo suit jacket and a bow tie.

As he launched into his new track Mirrors he walked down a runway to the stage and carrying his microphone.

He was joined by backing singers dressed in matching tuxedos and as he performed his track her ad-libbed the lyrics to sing ‘London’s staring back at me’.

 
Making an impression: justin timberlake gave it his all singing his new track mirrors after jetting in to england especially for the bash

Making an impression: Justin Timberlake gave it his all singing his new track Mirrors after jetting in to England especially for the bash

 

 
Quite the crowd: timberlake complained of jet lag ahead of the performance but wowed the crowd with his rendition of the song

Quite the crowd: Timberlake complained of jet lag ahead of the performance but wowed the crowd with his rendition of the song


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