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what a week!

Lisa’s SECRET HEARTACHE Behind the smile, Lisa is said to still be struggling Happier times: Ant and Lisa Since splitting from Ant McPartlin last year, Lisa Armstrong has had her ups and downs. But while she appears to be doing better than ever lately – she cut a smiling, glamorous figure on the BAFTA Craft Awards red carpet – an insider tells Woman that Lisa, 42, is still struggling. ‘Lisa’s heart is breaking, despite the smiles,’ explains our source. ‘Her struggle is with loneliness – where she had a soul mate, that void has yet to be filled.’ But Lisa still isn’t ready to meet someone else. ‘She doesn’t want to get hurt again,’ adds our insider. Lisa and Ant’s wedding anniversary is also coming…

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thomas markle ‘i want to meet archie’

Thomas believes it’s his right to meet his grandson For most, the birth of a baby sparks a rush of relatives popping by the hospital or a constant flurry of family members queuing up for the first cuddle with the new arrival. But for baby Archie and his proud parents Meghan and Harry, there is one significant person missing, with Meghan’s dad Thomas Markle nowhere to be seen. Despite Doria, Meghan’s mother, being very much a part of the birth, Thomas was conspicuous by his absence, with reports indicating that he only heard about the birth via news outlets. He was even snubbed in the official royal announcement. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, into the world on 6 May at…

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mrs hinch’s top tips

Get a Minky Mrs Hinch can’t live without her Minky, or her ‘Minkeh’ as she calls it. The antibacterial cloth has a scrubbing side for burnt-on stains and tough marks, and a microfibre side that deals with grease and grime. You can pick one up for around £2.49 from Amazon.co.uk. Keep bath mats fluffy Get your mat looking good as new with Sophie’s top tip. Chuck them in the washing machine with a dishwasher tablet and a capful of Zoflora, and they’ll come out fluffy, extra clean and smelling great. Zoflora mad Another cleaning must-have for Sophie is Zoflora, the versatile cleaning solution that comes in a variety of fragrances. Mrs Hinch uses this for everything from mopping her floors to cleaning the kitchen sides, and it’s a steal…

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30 years of take that

The birth of a boy band In 1989, inspired by the success of US group New Kids On The Block, Brit music mogul Nigel Martin-Smith auditioned Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Robbie Williams in Manchester. And what about these days? Since 2014, Mark, Gary and Howard have been performing as a threesome. They are currently on a 30th anniversary sell-out tour, and their latest greatest hits album, Odyssey, went to No1. Do what you like (but no food play, please!) The band released a series of singles and saucy videos, including the OTT leather and chain-mail fest, Do What U Like – which had them stripping off and rubbing each other in jelly! The return of the rock DJ On 15 July…

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‘i won’t let betsy near social media!’

Denise with her daughter Betsy Denise Van Outen says that she’s concerned about how hooked kids are on social media and fears that they are losing out on vital social skills because of it. And, as a mum herself, when it comes to whether her own nine-year-old daughter, Betsy, is permitted a mobile phone of her own, the Loose Women presenter and actress has exclusively revealed to Woman, ‘I don’t allow it.’‘It’s worrying,’ admits Denise. ‘It worries me with kids. It worries me that my teenage niece is on social media posting pictures. It’s the communication thing that concerns me [the most], that they don’t know how to speak to people.’She continues, ‘When I was 14 or 15 at work I could walk into a room with…

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style on trial

DAKOTA JOHNSON We’re used to seeing her strip off on screen in the Fifty Shades film series, but here Dakota, 29, channels her inner goddess with this gorgeous Gucci gown. GWYNETH PALTROW THIS WEEK’S BEST DRESSED Having opted for a high-necked pastel yellow gown, Gwyneth, 46, looks rather demure – but she’s rocking a more wearable outfit than most of the other guests. ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY We adore the sheer elegance of supermodel Rosie’s pretty pink floor-length dress complete with dainty feather overcoat/train. CÉLINE DION Wearing Oscar de la Renta, Céline, 51, got carried away with the Met Gala theme, mimicking an exotic dancer from the Vegas strip and flashing her privates for the paps! KATE MOSS THIS WEEK’S WORST…