Year in pictures 2016

HELLO! proudly watched as Kimberley Walsh tied the knot to her long-term boyfriend Justin Scott at the end of January. Griffith park observatory events The Girls Aloud pop star and her other half exchanged vows in the dreamy setting of Barbados, in front of their son Bobby and their famous friends including Cheryl and Nicola Roberts. Griffith park blvd “This wedding, being surrounded by the people we love, has been everything we hoped it would be and so much more,” an ecstatic Kimberley told HELLO! “I would do anything to be able to turn back the clock and start it all over again.”

Prince William and Kate delighted royal watchers by releasing portraits from their first family holiday with both Prince George and Princess Charlotte in March.


Parking at griffith park The Cambridges travelled to the French Alps for a brief getaway, where they posed for gorgeous family photos in snow suits and fluffy bobble hats.

Britain celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday in style. Griffith park map of attractions Thousands of well-wishers flocked to the streets to wish Her Majesty many happy returns, and sang a rendition of Happy Birthday on her arrival at Windsor Castle. Griffith park laserium As well as attending a beacon lighting ceremony, cutting a birthday cake made by Great British Bake Off winner Nadia Hussain and greeting her people, the Queen waved as she got into an open Land Rover with Prince Phillip for a drive through the streets of Windsor.

The news of Prince’s untimely death shocked the world, and fans of the iconic musician flocked to his Paisley Park estate to pay tribute to him. Griffith park observatory Many dressed in purple, and left purple flowers and balloons in memory of the Purple Rain singer.

Iconic landmarks and music venues also lit up in purple to honour Prince, including the Eiffel Tower, the LA City Hall and the New Orleans Superdome.

Hearts all over the world melted at the adorable snap of little Prince George dressed in pyjamas and a white dressing gown while meeting President Barack Obama at his home in Kensington Palace. Griffith park los angeles The President spoke about their meeting, joking: “I guess you all know why I came this week. Autry museum griffith park It’s no secret. How to get to griffith park Nothing was going to stop me wishing happy birthday to Her Majesty, or meeting George, who was adorable.”

After living out a fairytale-like romance for over three years, Eva and pepe tied the knot surrounded by 80 relatives and close friends including Victoria and David Beckham, Ricky Martin, Mario Lopez and Melanie Griffith. Griffith park lights In a world exclusive, HOLA! USA published the first photo of the ceremony – and Eva looked stunning in a custom-made signature silhouette white dress designed by her good friend Victoria Beckham.

Following weeks of speculation that the pair were dating, Cheryl and Liam made their first public debut as a couple. Griffith park pool The loved-up pair caused a stir when they hit the Global Gift Gala in Paris together, holding hands and whispering to each other as they posed for cameras before heading to the glitzy bash.

The couple’s shock split came after just 15 months of marriage when Amber filed for divorce from the film star, citing irreconcilable differences in court documents. Griffith park beaverton The pair embarked on an acrimonious divorce battle, which saw Amber being a granted a restraining order against Johnny Depp after claiming she had been verbally and physically abused throughout their relationship.

The legendary boxer sadly passed away aged 74 earlier this year, after battling Parkinson’s disease for three decades. Griffith park running routes The news came after Muhammad was treated in hospital for respiratory issues. Old la zoo griffith park Thousands of fans gathered in the streets to say their final farewell to the sports champion at his funeral, which was held in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

This year’s Trooping the Colour was particularly special as the Queen celebrated her 90th birthday – and it marked Princess Charlotte’s first time at the festivities. The griffith park While big brother Prince George looked up in awe at the planes above, the little tot was spotted cuddling up to mum Kate who carried her on the balcony.

Writer and actress Caroline Aherne, best known for her role in The Royle Family and as the voiceover for Gogglebox, tragically died after a long battle with cancer. Train griffith park Her publicist confirmed the sad news at the time, writing: “Caroline Aherne has sadly passed away, after a brave battle with cancer. Griffith park trail marathon The Bafta award-winning writer and comedy actor died earlier today at her home in Timperley, Greater Manchester. Griffith park news She was 52.”

The comedy world mourned the death of Gene Wilder in August. The trails griffith park The silver screen actor – star of comedy classics such as Blazing Saddles and The Producers – passed away at the age of 83 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

Gene’s nephew announced the news in a statement. Griffith park trail maps “It is with indescribable sadness and blues, but with spiritual gratitude for the life lived, that I announce the passing of husband, parents and universal artist Gene Wilder,” it read.

He also revealed that the Willy Wonka star was diagnosed with the disease three years ago, but had kept the condition private so as not to disappoint fans. Trains at griffith park “He simply couldn’t bear the idea of one less smile in the world.”

Director Mel Brooks, Jim Carrey, Rob Lowe and Steve Martin were among those paying tribute. Griffith park running trails “Gene Wilder – one of the truly great talents of our time,” longtime collaborator Mel said. Griffith park soccer “He blessed every film we did with his magic & he blessed me with his friendship.”

Team GB made August a month to remember with an outstanding display at the 2016 Olympic Games. Griffith park activities Britain exceeded all expectations, leaving Rio with 27 gold medals, 23 silver and 17 bronze, and making history as the first nation to surpass its medal tally following a home Olympics. Merry go round at griffith park Officials said the record-breaking summer meant Britain was now a ‘sporting superpower’ as they looked to plan for further success at Tokyo 2020.

The Swedish Royals had reason to celebrate in September with the christening of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s son Prince Alexander. Griffith park zoo The four-month-old melted hearts as he remained incredibly well behaved during his special day, which was televised live from Drottningholm Palace Church.

Official portraits released after the event showed Carl Philip and Sofia looking every inch the proud parents as they sat side by side with their baby boy sat on their lap in the cream christening gown that had been worn by dozens of Swedish royal babies before him.

The Queen and Duchess of Cambridge appeared to be in good spirits as they enjoyed a drive around Her Majesty’s Balmoral estate in September. Griffith park zoo los angeles The royals were spotted enjoying each other’s company as they were snapped laughing together while making their way through a public footpath to meet Prince William at the moors near Loch Muick for a picnic lunch.

The 44-year-old took to her Instagram page to share a sketch of a heavily pregnant woman to make the big announcement. Griffith park events She captioned the picture “God bless Mother Nature #mamaspice.” A spokesperson for the couple later added: “Spice Girl Geri Horner, 44, and husband Christian Horner OBE, 42, are absolutely delighted to announce they are expecting their first child together. Haunted picnic table griffith park The couple is overjoyed with the good news and cannot wait to welcome the newest addition to their family.”

The royal secretly started dating Suits actress Meghan Markle over the summer after meeting through mutual friends. Griffith park hayride Towards the end of November, Harry made the rare move to issue a statement, asking the media and members of the public to respect the privacy of his girlfriend. Haunted table 29 at griffith park In the lengthy post, the prince acknowledged that there is “significant curiosity about his private life” but appealed to fair-minded people to respect Meghan’s privacy.

“We are devastated about the recent cancer diagnosis of our oldest son Noah who is currently undergoing treatment in the US,” they wrote on the singer’s Facebook page. Hotels near griffith park los angeles “We have always been very vocal about the importance of family and the love we have for our children. Griffith park trail half marathon Luisana and I have put our careers on hold in order to devote all our time and attention to helping Noah get well. Griffith park trail map pdf At this difficult time, we ask only for your prayers and respect for our privacy. Griffith park in la We have a long journey in front of us and hope that with the support of family, friends and fans around the world, we will win this battle, God willing.”

Royal watchers were in for a treat at the start of December when a brand new royal portrait was released by Buckingham Palace. Griffith park pony ride los angeles ca The image saw the Queen and her family posing in their finery ahead of the annual diplomatic reception, with the monarch taking pride of place at the centre of the group, wearing a white gown and blue ceremonial sash, with Prince Philip by her side.

Looking particularly elegant was the Duchess of Cambridge, who chose to wear the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara – a firm favourite of Prince William’s late mother, Princess Diana.