Strictly Come Dancing is back! The hit show returns to our screens this autumn, and a host of famous names have been officially confirmed to the 2018 line-up . And with the likes of Katie Piper, Joe Sugg and Steps star Faye Tozer, the quivering celebs only have a few weeks to get whipped into shape by their professional dance partners. But - as with all reality shows - things aren't always as they seem. Here are some of the biggest secrets audiences never find out when they're watching the latest batch of stars stumbling across the dancefloor. Behind the scenes - beauty and wardrobe Strictly is known as much for its glowing spray tans as it is for its choreographed dancing - and every single contestant and dancer is subjected to a spritz down with the faux stuff before they hit the floor. There's a spray tan booth that comes to the Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, South Herts, every Friday and everyone gets ushered into it for their full-body hose down. Even BBC staff … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing secrets – sacks of false eyelashes, modesty curtain and how the judges REALLY choose their scores
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Homes Under the Hammer's Martin Roberts was left shocked to the core when he viewed a three-bedroom house in Newcastle Under Lynne with a "sinister" problem. As he walked through the boarded up home, he explained that there was what looked like "dark paint" - but it indicated severe fire damage in the house. The property, which was sold for £35,000, was riddled with problems after a huge fire evidently broke out, damaging the walls, windows, and floors not only from the blaze, but the water that was intended to stop it spreading. Before entering, Martin said: "It doesn’t look to be in too good condition from the outside. Get the latest news, gossip and spoilers with our soaps newsletter Our soap newsletter will be delivered to your inbox with the latest upcoming storylines, big returns and surprise exits. The Mirror TV team are on hand to ensure you're up to date on the dozens of weekly soap spoilers, glossy nostalgia and big TV moments. Don't miss a moment from soap … [Read more...] about Homes Under the Hammer’s Martin Roberts horrified at ‘sinister’ secret lurking in house
Prince William asked for his cousin Peter Phillips to walk between him and Prince Harry during the funeral cortege, according to reports, suggesting there were continued strained relations following Meghan and Harry’s accusations-charged interview. Sources speaking to the Mail on Sunday claimed Prince William the Duke of Cambridge made the request, with a friend of Prince Harry allegedly telling the tabloid: “He’s just doing what he’s told and getting on with it.” Peter Phillips, 43, is the son of Anne, Princess Royal and Mark Phillips and is the oldest grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Media reported that he was also one of the couple’s favourite grandchildren, likely guaranteeing his place so far up in the funeral procession. However, at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother in 2002, Harry and William were seen walking shoulder to shoulder with Peter to Harry’s left, further suggesting Peter’s placement at his grandfather’s funeral was an … [Read more...] about Prince William Requested Cousin Stand Between Him and Harry at Funeral: Report
Video Player Close BEIJING, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Indulging in the superiority as the world's superpower, the United States habitually claims itself as the "defender of international law", blames unscrupulously other countries and slaps arbitrary sanctions on them under the pretext of safeguarding international rules. However, the United States in fact makes its selfish political gains first and puts its national law above international laws. The self-righteous country willfully breaks treaties and withdraws from international organizations, changing like a weathercock. Under the pretense of democracy and human rights, Washington constantly interferes in other countries' internal affairs, blatantly wages wars to encroach upon other countries' sovereignty, flagrantly undermines international order, and poses a grave threat to international security. What the U.S. has done has severely violated international rules including the United Nations (UN) Charter. The U.S. attempt to … [Read more...] about Facts on U.S. breaching international rules
FHM Fantasy 's cover girl Payal Ghosh is making inroads into Bollywood after wooing fans in the South Indian film industry. Photographs: Courtesy FHM /Instagram Meet Payal Ghosh, FHM Fantasy 's cover girl for the month. Dressed in black high-waist briefs, paired with a matching lace bustier, she sizzles on the cover. 'After making her mark in the South Indian film industry and dazzling everyone with her talent, this scion is taking Bollywood by storm with each step, meet our FHM Fantasy of the month,' wrote the mag as they unveiled the cover on Instagram. Revealing her fitness secret in an interview with the mag, the actor shared: 'For me, being in shape is very important. I'm fond of brisk walking. 'I walk seven to eight km for four days in a week and also practise yoga.' She added: 'I think being organised, planning ahead and maintaining a positive mental attitude helps you strike a balance between your personal and professional life.' … [Read more...] about Who is this hottie on FHM’s cover?