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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 »

Scots DJ is first Brit to hit 1bn Spotify downloads

calvin harris at T in the park

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


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


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.

Benedetti toilet selfie

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

army frank sinatra

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

LOUISE LINTON for deadline

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

Haggis,_neeps_and_tatties feat image

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

T in The Park, Sunday

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

T in The Park, Saturday

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

T in The Park, Friday

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


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


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

Cox: A fourth generation is now growing up in squalid housing schemes

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


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


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 »

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