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Hilarity after cops brand Sheeran a crime threat

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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

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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

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    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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Scots DJ is first Brit to hit 1bn Spotify downloads

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SCOTS DJ Calvin Harris becomes first British artist to pass one billion streams on music download site Spotify. The famed producer’s big hit Summer totalled over 160 million streams worldwide alone. Music Week have estimated that this astonishing number of plays on Spotify has made Harris £4.3m. Mark Terry, Co-president of Columbia Records UK, called […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Still Game Star’s School Challenge For Twitter Followers

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STILL GAME star Ford Kiernan surprised fans yesterday by challenging them to pick him out of an old school photograph. The 52-year-old comedian posted the vintage snap with the caption “Can you see me noo?” to his 22,700 followers. The black and white image shows 34 happy pupils posing for a class photograph at Alexandra […]

August 21st, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,In Brief,Scottish News | Read More »

Ramsay takes the ice bucket challenge

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SCOTS chef Gordon Ramsay has become the latest celebrity to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge. The famous chef posted his hilarious video online yesterday after being nominated by son Jack. Ramsay, 47, is seen wriggling around on the ground and kicking his feet in pain after being drenched in ice cubes by his children. […]

August 20th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories,Uncategorized | Read More »

Calvin Harris joins celebs in Ice Bucket Challenge

Calvin Harris Ice Bucket Challenge

SCOTS DJ Calvin Harris has joined other celebrities in the latest internet craze – the Ice Bucket Challenge. Harris posted a video on twitter of him pouring a bucket of ice cubes over his head for charity. The topless hunk can be seen standing barefoot in a backyard, bracing himself before taking the plunge.   […]

August 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories,Uncategorized | Read More »

Nicola Benedetti forced to rehearse in airport toilet after flight was delayed.

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CLASSIC violinist superstar Nicola Benedetti was forced to rehearse in an airport toilet after her flight was delayed. The Scottish musician, from West Kilbride, shared the bathroom selfie with her 17,000 Twitter fans yesterday (fri). Looking dressed down in a grey hoodie, the usually glamorous 27-year-old, wrote: “3 hour flight delay – airport bathroom will […]

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

Scots army sergeant granted extended leave – to play Sinatra in stage show

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A SCOTS army sergeant has been given extended leave from the military – so he can play Frank Sinatra in a musical stage show. Sergeant Moray Innes was given only four days to learn the part for his role in Sinatra: The Final Curtain after being drafted in at the last minute. And now the […]

August 15th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Scottish Holywood actress Louise Linton to star alongside music legend Moby

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A SCOTS actress and producer has revealed she is to star alongside DJ and musician Moby in her latest film. Edinburgh-born Louise Linton, who has previously worked alongside Holywood legends Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep and Christopher Walken, will co-star with the DJ in new movie Intruder. The film, billed as a cross between Alfred Hitchcock […]

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

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 »

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