HELLO! magazine 1702

Renowned for its superb photo-features, and its ability to secure exclusive access to the social elite, HELLO! has been capturing key moments in celebrities lives ever since it was launched more than 20 years. Each issue is rich mix of articles and interviews from around the world balanced by a series of regular practical features designed to appeal to every type of reader.

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in this issue

10 min
at their beachfront home in tuscany andrea and veronica bocelli tell how they’re still living in perfect harmony after 20 years together

In a career spanning more than 25 years, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has delighted audiences across the globe, performing in spectacular venues from the Pyramids to Rome’s Colosseum. This year, music fans are remembering one of his most memorable performances of all time. It’s the tenth anniversary of the show he put on for a Big Apple audience of 70,000, during which he was joined by stars including Celine Dion and Tony Bennett. And Andrea, who dedicated his performance to his beloved late father, is causing a stir once again with the release of his remastered album Concerto: One Night in Central Park , including previously unreleased tracks. His achievements are extraordinary by any standard, but all the more so given he has been blind since the age of 12. Along with his…

2 min
reunited in south africa charlene of monaco is back with her family after months apart

She’s been separated from her family for several months, but Princess Charlene of Monaco was overjoyed last week when they were all finally reunited. “I am so thrilled to have my family back with me,” she wrote on social media, after husband Prince Albert and six-year-old twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella flew more than 5,000 miles to South Africa, where she has been stranded since May, unable to fly back to Europe. This meant the couple were apart for their tenth wedding anniversary in July, but the family certainly seemed to be making up for lost time last week. A series of photos showed them on holiday at a safari resort in the KwaZulu-Natal province, with Charlene, 43, and 63-year-old Albert hugging as they posed for a photo, the Princess casual in…

3 min
sharing their joy little mix hit a high note as perrie and leigh-anne welcome their babies

Chart-topping trio Little Mix have doubled in size after the arrival of three babies into their musical ranks. A day after Perrie Edwards announced that her firstborn with England footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had made their debut on the world’s stage, bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock revealed she and fiancé Andre Gray had welcomed twins. Perrie, 28, shared her news with a black-and-white photo of the newborn – whose sex and name have not yet been revealed – and another of a tiny foot resting on the proud dad’s hand. “Welcome to the world baby 21/08/21,” she wrote. Among the many messages of congratulations was a tribute from Leigh-Anne, 29, who wrote: “I am so proud of you and I love you so much. What an angel” – followed by her own revelation that she had also…

7 min
the inside story

CANDICE BROWN IS A SHOWSTOPPER AT THE BIG FEASTIVAL Cooking up a storm for the live audience, Candice Brown rose to the challenge of the Big Feastival last week. The 35-year-old former The Great British Bake Off champion (left) whipped the crowd into a frenzy with recipes from her new cookbook Happy Cooking as she helped the event celebrate its tenth anniversary (below). She also had a bun-derful time enjoying some of the delights on offer at the three-day celebration of food, music and family-based entertainment, hosted by Blur’s Alex James at his farm in Oxfordshire (right). “This weekend is shaping up delightfully,” she wrote on Facebook. “I’ll be eating my way round the festival and then doing best worst dancing to @sigala later on.” Actor Simon Pegg also made a (Star) Trek to join…

3 min
a golden start for team gb tokyo 2020 paralympics ellie simmonds leads athletes flying the flag for britain as the games kick off in spectacular style

‘I’m hugely honoured to carry the flag on behalf of all the athletes, support staff and for the entire nation’ Ellie Proudly waving the Union flag, Ellie Simmonds took centre stage to lead the UK’s para-athletes at a spectacular opening Paralympic Games ceremony in Tokyo. With five Paralympic gold medals, a silver and two bronzes already under her belt, the swimmer has much to be happy about. But being chosen to be a flagbearer at Japan’s National Stadium for the delayed 2020 Games was “the icing on the cake”, she said. “I’m hugely honoured to carry the flag for the ParalympicsGB team on behalf of all the athletes, support staff and for the entire nation back home,” said the 26-year-old star. “To go to the Paralympic Games and be given the opportunity to…

6 min
tributes to the legendary drummer charlie watts a fond farewell to the ‘rock’ behind the rolling stones

‘I love you my fellow Gemini — I will dearly miss you — you are the best’ Ronnie His impeccable rhythm provided the heartbeat for scores of Rolling Stones hits for the best part of six decades, but sadly last Tuesday the music stopped for the legendary drummer Charlie Watts, who died at the age of 80. A statement released by his publicist Bernard Doherty said: “It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts. He passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family. Charlie was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and also as a member of The Rolling Stones one of the greatest drummers of his generation.” The matchless musician’s death came a few weeks after he revealed he would…