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Ewan McGregor tweets black and blue fight scene picture

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HOLLYWOOD star Ewan McGregor has retweeted a film set snap of himself after being beaten black and blue in a fight scene. The actor, pictured with make-up cuts and bruises on his face, is currently filming ‘Miles Ahead’ with US legend Don Cheadle, in which he plays a Rolling Stone journalist. The picture was tweeted […]

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Haggis star of Fringe show

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A HAGGIS maker has teamed up with a playwright in a bid to rescue the reputation of Scotland’s national dish. ‘Haggis, Haggis, Haggis,’ by playwright Stuart Delves, will tackle foodie prejudice against the meal made from sheep’s lungs cooked with oatmeal and spices in stomach lining. And haggis makers MacSween’s will even provide hungry audiences […]

July 15th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,In Brief,News,Scottish News,Uncategorized | Read More »

Sunday at T in the Park 2014

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Indie rockers The Arctic Monkeys, Bastille and Reverend and the Makers were among the acts who performed during Balado’s final ever day hosting T in the Park.   See Friday and Saturday‘s pictures of the iconic Scottish festival.

July 14th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Multimedia,News,Scottish News,Uncategorized | Read More »

Saturday at T in the Park 2014

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Saturday brought acts like Calvin Harris, Paolo Nutini and Rudimental to Balado for T in the Park 2014. See Friday’s pictures here.

July 14th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Local News,Multimedia,Scottish News,Top Stories,UK & World,Uncategorized | Read More »

T in the Park Friday 2014

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The sun shone as the gates opened at T in the Park Festival on Friday. We captured the excitement as festival goers entered Balado campsite.   See Saturday and Sunday’s pictures

July 11th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,In the Scottish Press,Multimedia,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Festival goers can moonlight as Zombies

The undead are set to take over Edinburgh, and you can apply to be one of them. Pic: Bob Jagendorf

Scotland’s biggest jobs website has announced it’s forgoing the living and is looking to recruit the undead. s1jobs are looking for zombies to fill a three week voluntary role during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Candidates must have a proven track record in groaning and drooling, while a taste for human flesh is a preferred skill. […]

July 8th, 2014 | Posted in Community,Entertainment,Jobs,Local News,News,Scottish News,Top Stories,UK & World | Read More »

Scottish actress Louise Linton to star in Hollywood Rom-Com

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A RISING Scots actress has landed her first lead lead role in a Hollywood movie. Fettes-educated Louise Linton is starring opposite House of Cards and Gossip Girl actor Sam Page in a romantic comedy due out later this year. Serial Daters Anonymous, which is set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sees Linton take on the role of […]

June 27th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,News,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Fearless fox finds Still Game star

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STILL GAME actor Greg Hemphill has revealed a “freaky” encounter with a fox after it tried to eat his shoe. The funnyman told fans on twitter on Monday morning, a fox had “walked right up and nibbled my shoe.” The Scot tweeted a picture of the fearless animal with the caption, “up close and personal with […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Scottish News | Read More »

Cox criticised after accent was deemed ‘too strong’ by BBC

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SCOTS actor Brian Cox has criticised the “feudal” BBC after being told his accent was too strong for a BBC Scotland production. Corporation bosses got Cox to re-record his lines for the crime series Shetland, telling him his accent would not be understood by the “average audience”. Cox who adopted a Shetland accent for the […]

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

ANDY Murray has brought a piece of Wimbledon to his luxury Perthshire hotel by having his tennis courts designed in the SW19 colours

ANDY Murray has brought a piece of Wimbledon to his luxury Perthshire hotel by having his tennis courts designed in the SW19 colours. It has been revealed that the tennis star’s mother, Judy, secured special permission from the All-England Club to use the famous green and purple colours at the Cromlix Hotel. Ms Murray instructed […]

February 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Karen Gillan delights Doctor Who fans by sharing the first ever picture of her and Matt Smith in character

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KAREN Gillan has delighted Doctor Who fans by releasing the first ever picture of herself and Matt Smith in character. The Scots actress posted the anniversary treat – showing Smith with a floppy mullet – on Tuesday evening and the following morning it had been retweeted 7,000 times. The Time Lord is wearing his familiar […]

February 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Suddenly I See: KT Tunstall reveals baby brother’s photobomb

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SCOTS singer KT Tunstall has shared a picture on Twitter showing how she was photobombed by her little brother. The 38-year-old shared the snap with her 66,000 followers which showed her as a young girl posing up for a picture at her home in St Andrews. Little did she know however her little brother Daniel […]

February 17th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Gordon Ramsay’s favourite ‘cook’ is Breaking Bad’s Walter White

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GORDON Ramsay has revealed that his favourite “cook”  is Walter White from hit TV series Breaking Bad. The celebrity chef was asked by a follower on Twitter to name his favourite chef. He replied “Breaking Bad”. The cult series charts the rise and fall of a US chemistry teacher who “cooks” crystal meth to support […]

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

Sir Chris Hoy poked fun at his looks following claims that the best cyclists are the most handsome

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SIR Chris Hoy has poked fun at his looks following claims the most successful cyclists are also the most handsome. The six-time Olympic medalist posted a picture of himself in training grimacing like a “chipmunk”. A study of Tour de France cyclists concluded that those who were in the top 10% of race performers were […]

February 6th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Kevin Bridges posed alongside action hero Kiefer Sutherland this week

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SCOTS comedian Kevin Bridges posed alongside action hero Kiefer Sutherland this week. Bridges took to Twitter and posted a picture of him alongside Sutherland at an event in London on Wednesday night. The pair, who were making US-style “peace” signs to the camera, apparently bonded over Sutherland’s Scottish roots, which he claims to have from […]

February 6th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rapper Chris Brown blocks Boyle on twitter

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FRANKIE Boyle has been blocked on Twitter by rapper Chris Brown after a two-year feud. The Scots funnyman shared a screenshot of the latest development in the row, showing he had been blocked by the star’s official account. The social media showdown started in 2012 after Boyle sarcastically replied to one of Brown’s tweets, poking […]

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

Scotchy scotch scotch: Old St Andrews Distillery creates unique Anchorman whisky

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A SCOTTISH distillery has created a unique whisky for Anchorman fans all over the world – in honour of Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy character. In anticipation of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, fans can now give the gift of Ron Burgundy whisky this Christmas. Riviera Imports in Texas have announced a new “Ron Burgundy blended […]

December 6th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

One Direction give £20K Xmas toybox to Scots cancer kids

Charlie Kean with the One Direction stars. Zayn's mother organised the toybox  for the oncology ward at Ninewells

THE mother of One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik has organised a £20,000 Christmas “toybox” for a Scottish children’s cancer ward – paid for by the band. Tricia Malik got her son and his bandmates to dip into their own pockets to fund a box of goodies for youngsters in the oncology ward at Ninewells, Dundee. […]

November 29th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Vinnie Jones treats heart attack survivor to £10K dream holiday in LA

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A HEART attack survivor and the friends who saved his life were treated to a £10,000 golfing trip to California – courtesy of Holywood star Vinnie Jones. Scots labourer Alan Linton hit the headlines when his friends kept him alive by doing heart massage to the tempo of the Bee Gees hit Stayin’ Alive. Vinnie […]

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Comic Rik plans benefit gig for victims of Typhoon Haiyan

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A SCOTS-Filipino comedian has been stunned by support from fellow funnymen after he organised a benefit gig for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Edinburgh-based Rik Carranza, who has family in the Phillipines, decided to organise a benefit gig after seeing scenes of devastation earlier this month. Initially he thought the gig would be little more than […]

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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