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KT Tunstall pledges to ‘take down’ sleazy pick up artist

Scottish singer songwriter KT Tunstall has pledged to help ‘take down’ sleazy American pick up artist Julien Blanc. The ‘Suddenly I see’ singer tweeted #TakeDownJulienBlanc after signing a petition to stop the controversial American from entering the UK. More than 100,000 people have supported to petition to stop the so called ‘relationship guru’ who advocates […]

November 14th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

US musician facing deportation to receive lifetime achievement award

US musician facing deportation to receive lifetime achievement award

A LEGENDARY percussionist facing deportation from Scotland is to receive a lifetime achievement award from one of the world’s biggest musical charities. Steve Forman, who has played with John Lennon and David Bowie, is to be kicked out of the country because he is paid too little by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. […]

November 13th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Local News,Scottish News,UK & World | Read More »

Kylie heads for the Hydro

Kylie in Stirling

Kylie Minogue – wearing ripped jeans and no make-up – stepped out of Scotland’s newest five star hotel yesterday (Wednesday).   The pop princess who was due to perform a sell out gig in Glasgow’s SSE Hyrdo last night as part of her ‘Kiss Me Once’ tour was protected against the November chill by a […]

November 13th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Still Game fan creates shortbread tribute

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THE FACES OF STILL GAME stars have been immortalised in shortbread thanks to an enthusiastic fan and baker.   Dave McPake from Stirling, posted a photo of Jack and Victor shortbread faces on his twitter account yesterday morning.   The photo shows the faces of Jack Jarvis, played by Ford Kiernan and Victor McDade, played […]

November 13th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,News,Scottish News | Read More »

Dr Who studied at Glasgow University


Glasgow University has joined in on the historic Dr Who storyline claim that the time travelling Doctor studied at the university.   The long standing claim in pop culture phenomenon is that the Time Lord received a Doctorate at the University of Glasgow where he studied under renowned physician Joseph Lister in 1888.   Revelations […]

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Meet Stanley – the Superdog who can ‘fly’


A Jack Russell has been branded Superdog after pictures of him “flying” along a Scottish beach became an internet hit. Stanley, five, appears to be zooming through the air as he races across Dunnet Beach in the far north of Scotland. Proud owner Steve Arkley, from Forres, Morayshire, captured the images on a recent trip […]

November 7th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Chvrches tour raises money for charity

T in The Park, Friday

  Electronic synth-pop band Chvrches have raised over £2,500 for charity through their tour t-shirt sales.   The Glasgow trio, which comprises lead vocalist Lauren Mayberry and musicians Iain Cook and Martin Doherty, have raised £2,780 for Shelter Scotland.   The money was raised for the housing and homelessness charity through the sales of specially-designed […]

November 7th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

U2 to perform in Glasgow for MTV EMA’s

Front man Bono issued an apology last month for the automatic itunes download of U2's latest album onto all itune accounts.

MTV has announced that veteran rock stars, U2, will perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) in Glasgow this weekend.   This will be the fourth time the Irish band have been part of the MTV EMA, having performed in Rotterdam in 1997, Stockholm in 2000 and from Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate in 2009.   […]

November 7th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Andy Murray becomes global ambassador for WWF


  Tennis star Andy Murray has today become a global ambassador for WWF supporting the fight against poaching and illegal wildlife trade.   The world number eight seed will be helping to raise awareness through an initiative in Nepal that trains dogs to track down poaching activity within Chitwan National Park.   The sniffer dog […]

November 6th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Gaint MTV logos appear across Glasgow for selfie competition


  MTV and the Glasgow School of Art have teamed up to unveil six giant logos that will pop up across the city as part of the build up to the MTV European Music Awards.   Fans are being encouraged to upload a selfie to Instagram with the hashtag ‘#iwantEMAtix’ for a chance to win […]

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hilarity after cops brand Sheeran a crime threat


POLICE Scotland caused hilarity yesterday (fri) after appearing to suggest that singer Ed Sheeran posed a serious crime threat.   Sheeran was due to perform the second of his sell-out shows at the Hydro, Glasgow, last night.   Police covering the Govan and Craigton area of the city used twitter to give a well-intentioned crime […]

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Karen Gillan’s selfie competition


SCOTS actress Karen Gillan asked fans to send in lookalike selfies – with an airline sick bag as the prize. Entries ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous as fans eagerly dressed up as Gillen in her roles in Doctor Who and her new US sitcom Selfie.     The winner, Amelia Nicholson, also dressed […]

October 29th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Uncategorized | Read More »

Robert Carlyle pays tribute to tragic co-star

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ROBERT Carlyle has paid a moving tribute to a tragic Scots actress and co-star who has died.   Jenny McCrindle, who was 46, appeared alongside Carlyle in films such as Looking After Jo Jo.   Early yesterday morning (Wednesday), the Scottish actor tweeted: “Devastating news…RIP Jenny McCrindle.”       Alongside a picture of the […]

October 29th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Glasgow gears up for MTV awards

T in The Park, Friday

    Glasgow’s vibrant music scene is set to explode next week as stars descend on the city for a week of events in the lead up to the MTV awards.   MTV has announced MTV Music Week which will see a string of big acts including Chvrches, La Roux and R&B DJ Trevor Nelson […]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Leaked gig rider suggests Biffy Clyro went a bit Spinal Tap

Biffy Clyro

SCOTS rockers Biffy Clyro may have gone a bit “Spinal Tap” during their rise to the top, if a document detailing their special requests is anything to go by.   The leaked “rider” for the band’s 2012 festival appearances shows the group’s management insisted on “isolated compound” of at least eight rooms arranged around a […]

October 27th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Scottish News,Top Stories,UK & World,Uncategorized | Read More »

Calvin Harris is number one in the land of Borat

Forbes revealled Harris as the world's top earning DJ

SCOTS DJ Calvin Harris is number one – in the land of Borat. Harris tweeted that his latest single, Slow Acid, was top of the charts in Kazakhstan. The same post revealed the track was no. 2 in Argentina, Taiwan and Vietnam and no.3 in Chile and Mongolia. Brian Williams posted: “Hail to the glorious […]

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

World’s first Iceberg gig

The Defiled play the first ever gig on an iceberg in Greenland.

A UK metal band have become the world’s first band to perform a gig on an iceberg. London Metal quartet The Defiled staged their latest gig on a floating iceberg in the Greenland close to the small town of Kulusuk. Locals from the town watched the 30-minute set from fishing boats and leisure crafts after […]

October 15th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rare bottle of Connery ale at charity auction

Sean Connery Beer

AN extremely rare bottle of Sean Connery ale is due to be sold at a charity auctioned.   Only 30 bottles of Big Tam’s Ale were made to mark the awarding of a knighthood to Sir Sean 14 years ago.   The Scottish & Newcastle beer comes complete with a picture of the actor on […]

October 13th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Top website condemned over “neanderthal” portrayal of Glasgow food scene

Charlet Duboc buys Buckfast before drinking it with drunken youths

AN influential website has been condemned for its “neanderthal” video guide to Glasgow and its food.   The Vice documentary – which has been viewed 160,000 times – shows a subtitled, Buckfast-swigging chef swearing as he makes recipes with the fortified wine and Irn Bru.   Munchies Guide to Scotland also shows a group of […]

October 10th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Health,Local News,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Scots actress gets animal charity role after rescuing LA strays

Pictures for Louise Linton Hollywood Actress

A HOLLYWOOD-based Scots actress has been appointed ambassador of an animal charity – after rescuing stray dogs in Los Angeles. Rising star Louise Linton, from Dalkeith, Midlothian, has appeared alongside Tom Cruise and Christian Slater. But her soft spot for abandoned pooches has won her a role with Edinburgh-based charity Any Dog’il Do Rescue.   […]

September 10th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

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