Mistakes, regret and how the Queen learnt being a mother is the job that matters most

Mistakes, regret and how the Queen learnt being a mother is the job that matters most | UPDATED: 07:51 GMT, 23 November 2012 There was a meeting of minds at Buckingham Palace this week as Kate Winslet stepped up to receive her CBE. When the Queen asked if she likes her job, Winslet replied that indeed she does — ‘but I love being a mum even more’

Kate Middleton beats Holly Willoughby to be crowned the UK"s most naturally beautiful woman

Kate Middleton beats Holly Willoughby to be crowned the UK's most naturally beautiful womanThe Duchess of Cambridge topped a poll of 1,000 men and women asked to name the country's most naturally beautiful celebrity | UPDATED: 09:30 GMT, 25 October 2012 Kate Middleton has seen off competition from a host of stunning celebrities to be named the most naturally beautiful woman in the UK. The Duchess of Cambridge's classic English rose beauty saw her top the poll ahead of the likes of fresh-faced television presenter Holly Willoughby – who came second – pop princess Cheryl Cole and actresses Keira Knightley and Emma Watson

Asda: The 16 supermarket trousers that will make you look a size smaller… and it"s all because of that black stripe down the side

Now those ARE skinny jeans! The 16 supermarket trousers that will make you look a size smaller… and it's all because of that black stripe down the sideAsda brings out budget version of optical-illusion garment loved by celebs | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 26 August 2012 They're the jeans every woman’s been waiting for – making you look a dress size skinnier without having to diet. Celebrities including Miranda Kerr and actress Melanie Griffith have already been spotted creating the illusion, thanks to a dark panel down the side of the trousers

Forget pear-shaped, British women are now turning into apples! Professional women only social group with lower obesity levels than 15 years ago

Forget pear-shaped, women are now turning into apples! Research show British women's waists are expanding | UPDATED: 00:10 GMT, 25 June 2012 No more pear shape: Women shaped like curvy Kate Winslet are on the decline Ladies, if you find that you’re having to let out your belt a notch or two, you’re not alone. The figure of the average British woman is now more likely to resemble an apple than a pear, research shows. In other words, she is round around the middle.

"We"re no Samantha Brick": Just one in eight women have the confidence to call themselves "attractive"

'We're no Samantha Brick': Just one in eight women have the confidence to call themselves 'attractive' | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 24 April 2012 Samantha Brick's critics may have branded her arrogant and self-obsessed but it seems the journalist, who earlier this month wrote about how other women are jealous of her beauty, possesses a rare quality – self-confidence. Just one in eight British women consider themselves attractive, new research has revealed

The long and short of it: Women more likely to wear mini skirts in their 40s than in their 30s (but 23 is the age at which they show off most leg)

The long and short of it: Women more likely to wear miniskirts in their forties than thirties (but 23 is the age at which they show off most leg) | UPDATED: 18:56 GMT, 9 April 2012 Turning 40 might seem like a sensible time to cover up but it looks as though women are more likely to show off their legs as they get older.

Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes have their own "Jack and Rose" moment at Titanic exhibition

Their hearts will go on: Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes have their own 'Jack and Rose' moment at Titanic exhibition | UPDATED: 01:03 GMT, 7 April 2012 With The Saturdays on a mini-hiatus while Una Healy is on maternity leave, Rochelle Wiseman has been spending time with her fianc Marvin Humes.

Kate Winslet"s ex Louis Dowler mends broken heart by dating Sin City actress Jennifer Esposito

Kate Winslet's ex Louis Dowler mends broken heart by dating Sin City actress Jennifer Esposito | UPDATED: 11:37 GMT, 1 April 2012 Kate Winslet's jilted ex-boyfriend Louis Dowler has moved on to a Hollywood actress. The Burberry model, 35, is reportedly enjoying a holiday in Los Angeles with Sin City star Jennifer Esposito, 38. She was married to actor Bradley Cooper in 2006, but the pair filed for divorce just three months later.

QVC commemorates Titanic centennial with $69 perfume

Does anyone smell disaster QVC commemorates Titanic centennial with $69 perfume | UPDATED: 18:36 GMT, 27 March 2012 It has been almost exactly 100 years since the sinking of the Titanic and yet the intrigue of the disaster continues to make headlines. But aside from impressive new images of the wreckage on the ocean floor and our collective excitement at the thought of Leo and Kate dancing the polka in 3D, is the bizarre news that QVC is launching a Titanic-inspired perfume to coincide with the centennial. To commemorate the occasion, the shopping channel has created Legacy 1012 Titanic, a fragrance inspired not by the disaster they say, but by a British perfumer and survivor

Oscar winner Kate Winslet looks set for stage debut opposite Bill Nighy

Oscar winner Kate Winslet looks set for stage debut opposite Bill Nighy | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 16 March 2012 Kate Winslet has been exploring the possibility of making her stage debut. The Oscar-winning actress has spoken several times with David Hare, with a view to him directing her in his play Skylight.