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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

Alan and Vinnie played three games of golf on some of LA'smost exclusive courses

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 »

Susan Boyle says she wants to make a jazz record

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SUSAN Boyle has revealed she would “love” to make a Jazz album the next time she goes into the recording studio. The Scots singer has told of her plans to conquer the “challenging” and “very specialised” musical genre. Boyle, 52, who has sold over 20 million singles, told fans to “watch this space” as she […]

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Record label that helped launch KT Tunstall comes off the Fence

KT Tunstall performed alongside Fence artists earlier in her career

A SCOTTISH record  label that helped launch the career of KT Tunstall is closing after a decade on the indie music scene. Fife-based Fence Records, which also worked with the Beta Band and Mercury-nominated King Creosote, said “this chapter had come to an end”. But Director Johnny Lynch said the label would be reborn at […]

August 14th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Edith Bowman urges organ donations after cousin’s death

DJ Edith Bowman has revealed her cousin died a few weeks ago – and saved a life by donating her organs. The Radio One DJ tweeted a heartfelt message to her Twitter followers this morning , supporting National Transplant Week. She wrote: “My cousin passed away a few weeks ago, she was a donor & […]

July 11th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Andy Murray mum lusts over injured player’s healthy rivals

Judy Murray, mother to tennis stars Andy and Jamie, joins pupils from Sciennes Primary School at the Meadows Tennis Courts. Judy spent the morning teaching tenis to the year one class.

ANDY Murray has described his withdrawal from the tennis French Open as a “bad dream” – while his mum continues to lust after his healthy rivals. Two days after pulling out of the French Open with a back injury, the disappointed Scots tennis champ tweeted to his 1.5million followers that he was finding it “tough”. […]

May 24th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gerard Butler was “in tears” watching Celtic beat Barcelona

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HOLLYWOOD hardman Gerard Butler has revealed he was “in tears” watching Celtic beat Barcelona in last year’s Champion’s League qualifier. Paisley-born Butler, 43, famed for testosterone-fuelled roles in 300 and Law Abiding Citizen, also described playing for the Glasgow team in a charity match last year as the “high point of my life.” The actor, […]

April 5th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rankin reveals Mastermind contestant beat him on Rebus trivia

Working class mavericks of a certain age would not join today's police, says the author

SCOTS author Ian Rankin has revealed a Mastermind contestant has beaten him answering questions about his own books. Contestant Gregory Spiller chose the Rebus novels of Ian Rankin as his chosen subject on Mastermind last week. He correctly answered ten trivia questions on the show’s semi-finals, two more than Rankin admitted he could have answered […]

April 5th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ewan McGregor tells “ridiculous” BBC to leave James McAvoy alone

McGregor criticised the BBC for the suggestion that Holywood actors "dumb down" theatre

HOLLYWOOD star Ewan McGregor has branded the BBC “ridiculous” for criticising fellow thespian James McAvoy for his latest theatre role. Theatre legend Jonathan Miller claimed on a BBC programme  that theatre bosses were   of “dumbing down” by casting film actors such as McAvoy in high-brow stage productions. But McGregor – who himself has trodden the […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Emeli Sande gives Noel Gallagher the high-flying bird

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EMELI Sande has hit back at Noel Gallagher after he said her “music was for grannies”. On Thursday the Oasis guitarist said: “Emeli Sande? That is f****** music for grannies. I don’t get it.” But plucky Sande – who just won Best Female and Best Album at the Brits last month – fought back on […]

March 15th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

Nicola Benedetti nearly missed MBE – because she didn’t check her emails

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CLASSIC violinist superstar Nicola Benedetti has revealed she nearly missed out on her MBE – because she didn’t check her emails. The top musician was awarded the MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. But the busy Scot, from West Kilbride, said the notification lay buried in a mountain of mail after she failed […]

March 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories | Read More »

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