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Daredevil MacAskill frightened film crew during Skye stunt

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DAREDEVIL stunt rider Danny MacAskill terrified a film crew by ditching his safety rope while climbing one of Scotland’s toughest peaks.   The moment was recorded in a behind the scenes video of his famous stunt on the Inaccessible Pinnacle on Skye.   “I knew they wanted to get some shots of me climbing up […]

December 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,News,Scottish News,Sport,Top Stories | Read More »

Prawn to be wild – fishermen come out of their shells for amazing spoof videos

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By Katherine Sutherland THE crazy crew of a Scots prawn boat are whiling away the long hours at sea – making spoof pop videos. Deckhand Frank Ronald and his colleagues on trawler The Caledonia strip off despite the freezing temperatures for their YouTube creations. In their most popular production, Frank appears starkers on a red […]

December 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Multimedia,News,Scottish News,Top Stories,UK & World | Read More »

Bannatyne makes bizarre threat to call social work on Jade Goody’s kids

Bannatyne said in his Hello interview that the love of his children stopped him committing suicide

DRAGON’S Den star Duncan Bannatyne has made a bizarre threat to call in social services on the children of the late Jade Goody. The Scottish entrepreneur became embroiled in a bitter row with the children’s father – ITV Presenter Jeff Brazier – when he complained about Bannatyne’s Health Club. Brazier last night tweeted the tycoon […]

December 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Top Stories,UK & World | Read More »

JK Rowling picks favourite Harry Potter quote

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JK ROWLING has delighted fans by picking her favourite quote from the Harry Potter series. The author, who wrote 1,084,170 words in the seven-book series selected just 20 words from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. She chose the line, from page 723 of the first edition: “Of course it is happening inside your head, […]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

More than a reeling – trad bagpipers freestyle jam contest

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YOUNG bagpipe players are being encouraged to break Scottish stereotypes and rock out at a leading competitive event.   For the first time ever, the Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships (SSPBC) will feature a ‘freestyle’ category.     The event will see musicians perform tunes under the theme ‘anything goes’, with competitors allowed to play […]

December 12th, 2014 | Posted in Community,Entertainment,In the Scottish Press,Scottish News | Read More »

Ewan McGregor’s indie movie role as dual demon and deliverer

Ewan McGregor is playing the Devil and Jesus in an upcoming movie production

Ewan McGregor is to play both Jesus and the Devil in an indy movie due out next year. Yesterday it was announced the Scottish actor has taken on one of the most ambitious roles of his career for the Rodrigo García film. McGregor, who was shot to fame as a heroin addict in the 1996 […]

December 10th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Scottish Lord of the Rings Actor helps homeless dogs named Bilbo and Pippin

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Lord of the Rings actor Billy Boyd recently visited a dog rehoming centre to meet a dog named Bilbo Baggins and try to help him find a home.   The 46 year-old actor who played Bilbo Baggins loyal friend, Pippin, in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, stopped by the Dogs Trust rehoming centre in […]

December 10th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Uncategorized | Read More »

Lorraine Kelly calls cops after diet advertising scam

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LORRAINE Kelly has called in the police after falling victim to a diet advertising scam for the third time. The breakfast television star tweeted that she had called in police after an unnamed firm used her image to sell weight loss tea. The 55-year-old, whose breakfast show features a pre-Christmas diet and exercise programme, insisted […]

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

Don’t mention the Scottish panto: Xmas show gets its third Captain Hook

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ONE of Scotland’s biggest pantos has become a bit of a pantomime – after signing up its third Captain Hook. Injuries and ‘personal reasons’ have plagued the Peter Pan show at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre. Last month Still Game actor Gavin Mitchell, better known as Boaby The Barman, was forced to withdraw from the role of […]

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

Calvin Harris captures amazing lightning shot in Oz

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CALVIN Harris captured this amazing picture of a lightning strike as he flew across Australia to perform at a music festival.     The stunning snap captured the split second multiple forks of lightning descended from thick cloud to strike the ground.   The 30-year-old tweeted: “Saw this mental storm on the way to Adelaide!!!” […]

December 5th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Scottish News | Read More »

Proclaimers release lyrics book spanning 25 years of their work

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  ALL of the lyrics from songs that the Proclaimers have ever written and recorded to date have been compiled into a book.   The superstar brothers Craig and Charlie have 9 studio albums with a total of 124 songs which will now be written down word for word available in paperback book form and digitally.   […]

December 5th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Holiday hay bales brighten up dark nights

The hay bales spruce up the field at East Skichen Farm in Arbroath, Angus.

A FARM is getting into the spirit of Christmas by transforming hay bales into a festive display.   The bales have been turned into Santa, a reindeer and snowman at East Skichen Farm in Arbroath, Angus.   They were created by owner Fleur Baxter to cheer up passing motorists and have proved so popular some […]

December 4th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,News,Scottish News | Read More »

Still Game star brands 118 duo bas***ds

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STILL GAME star Greg Hemphill has branded 118 duo ba***rds after receiving an enormous bill for using the service.   The 44 year-old actor and comedian tweeted this afternoon: “Just looked at my phone bill. One call to 118 118 cost me over 11 quid. Those bastards with the curly hair and moustaches need investigated.” […]

December 1st, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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

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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

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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’

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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

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  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 »

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