Female vicar Carol Hayden of Radcliffe Parish Church Manchester won Weight Watchers magazine competition

Looking heavenly! Female vicar swaps dog collar for party dress after losing 21lbs and winning makeover in slimming magazine Reverend Carol Hayden, 48, astonished parishioners in Radcliffe Parish Church, Greater Manchester | UPDATED: 10:57 GMT, 15 November 2012 Reverend Carol Hayden's parishioners hardly recognised her when they saw the photographs. Not only had the super-slimming vicar shrunk by 21lbs, she had also swapped her traditional dog collar for a stunning purple party dress, her neat bob for cascading curls and her minimal make-up for a professional touch-up. The 48-year-old blond head of Radcliffe Parish Church in Greater Manchester had won a makeover competition in Weight Watchers magazine, then brought the photographic evidence of her transformation into church to show her congregation the results

Melbourne Cup 2012: Aussies" big day out at the races

And you thought Ascot was a bit racy! Aussies' big day out at the Melbourne Cup Charles and Camilla attended the prestigious horse racing event in Melbourne today as part of Diamond Jubilee tour | UPDATED: 20:37 GMT, 6 November 2012 The Duchess of Cornwall declared the Melbourne Cup bigger than Ascot today after its huge crowds impressed the royal as she presented the winner’s trophy. More than 105,000 people flocked to Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne for the two-mile race, which has become a social, cultural and sporting icon for Australia – and a large number of them were ladies dressed to impress.

Linda Monique Andaz hotel: Sweet feast with doughnut fries, lemon curd fried egg and a sponge cake sarnie

The club sandwich and chips that is not what it seems: Hotel creates sweet feast with doughnut fries, lemon curd fried egg and a sponge cake sarnie | UPDATED: 18:16 GMT, 17 October 2012 It looks like an ordinary club sandwich and fries. But bite into this seemingly classic snack and you're likely to get a surprise

Bubbly blonde Scarlett Johansson parades her curves in striking green dress at champagne party

Bubbly blonde Scarlett Johansson parades her curves in striking green dress at champagne party | UPDATED: 15:24 GMT, 5 October 2012 It was a party to celebrate the 250th anniversary of renowned champagne brand Moet & Chandon. And no doubt plenty of glasses were raised to toast the stunning appearance of guest of honour Scarlett Johansson.

Carol Vorderman wears a very strict all-black ensemble as she leaves Loose Women

School marm Carol Vorderman wears a very strict all-black ensemble as she leaves Loose Women | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 19 September 2012 She is one of the most glamorous women on television, but Carol Vorderman was looking a little sombre as she left work on Wednesday. The Loose Women anchor stepped out of the ITV London studios in a head-to-toe black ensemble, consisting of a signature figure-hugging dress, black tights, boots and large tote bag.

Mother with terminal cancer sees dreams come true after friends post "bucket list" on Facebook

Mother with terminal cancer sees dreams come true thanks to friends, family and strangers after her 'bucket list' is posted on FacebookMelanie Swan Horton, 47, visited family in Cyprus, went for a limo ride with friends… and learned to salsaStill hopes to go on a cruise, watch a ballet and go shopping with a personal shopper, among other wishes | UPDATED: 19:59 GMT, 17 September 2012 A mother-of-two suffering from terminal cancer has revealed how her dying wishes are coming true thanks to the kindness of strangers. Melanie Swan Horton, 47, has fulfilled several lifetime ambitions – including learning to salsa, attending her first music festival, and skinny dipping – after friends posted her ‘bucket list’ on Facebook.

Fearne Cotton makes a quick change from scruffy Radio 1 DJ in to a glossy fashion designer to kick off London Fashion week with her Very own catwalk…

Fearne Cotton makes a quick change from scruffy Radio 1 DJ in to a glossy fashion designer to kick off London Fashion week with her Very own catwalk show | UPDATED: 19:57 GMT, 13 September 2012 DJ and presenter Fearne Cotton is known for her off beat style and tonight she show cased two very different sides of her wardrobe. Leaving the Radio One studios the blonde star, who announced she was pregnant last month, showed off her growing baby bump in an eccentric outfit featuring a bright red dress, leopard print ballet pumps and a white faux fur coat

Helen Flanagan hits the shops in Manchester morning after Kym Marsh"s wedding

Hometown girl: Hungover Helen Flanagan hits the shops in Manchester morning after Kym Marsh's wedding | UPDATED: 00:54 GMT, 4 September 2012 Just hours earlier, she had been drinking champagne and dancing with her former Coronation Street co-stars at the wedding of Kym Marsh and Jamie Lomas. Despite admitting feeling hungover, Helen Flanagan managed to drag herself from the sofa for a spot of retail therapy in Manchester city centre.

Doormen grabbed Rihanna in nightclub after she was seen "jumping on a table and smashing it"

'Don't you know who I am' Doormen grabbed Rihanna in nightclub after she was seen 'jumping on a table and smashing it' | UPDATED: 00:39 GMT, 1 September 2012 She's known for her love of partying, but Rihanna is said to have taken it too far during a night out in London this week.