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Sex shows permanently banned by Scots council

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STRIP clubs have been permanently banned by a Scottish council - in what is thought to be the first move of its kind.East Lothian council's crackdown also covers lap dancing, peep shows and live...

Susan Boyle audience member blasts BGT producers for hate campaign

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By Rory ReynoldsA SCOTS girl who became the target of a hate campaign because she rolled her eyes at Susan Boyle’s famous first performance has hit out at Britain’s Got Talent bosses for making...
Outlander star Sam Heughan reveals he always has an emergency flask of whisky on him - Scottish News

Aye Write online book festival boasts packed programme of talent from Scotland this weekend

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The Aye Write online book festival starts this weekend (Friday 14 May to Sunday 16 May) with a packed programme of events including award-winning writers, stars of stage and screen, as well as some...

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

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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...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – A classic reworked with magic and comedy

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BY JEAN WESTWHEN a squad of scooter soldiers take to the highways and bi-ways of Portobello accompanied by a hit from Quadrophenia - you can be pretty much assured something cool is going down!...

THEATRE – I Love You Mum – I promise I won’t die, the dangers...

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16-year-old Daniel Spargo-Mabbs died in 2014 after taking a lethal dose of MDMA (ecstasy) at a rave. He would have been 21 this year.Playwright MARK WHEELER worked closely with his family and friends to...

Dream jobs on the set of Outlander up for grabs

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OUTLANDER fans have the opportunity of a lifetime working alongside their heroes on the filming of the smash-hit TV show’s new series.Up to 20 trainees will earn the equivalent of around £21,000-a-year to rub...

Rollers boycott Tam Paton’s funeral

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By ALEXANDER LAWRIEBAY CITY ROLLERS manager Tam Paton was snubbed by his former band as he was laid to rest yesterday.The controversial music mogul passed away on April 8 after being found dead of...

Calvin Harris apologises for DJs’ shirtless selfies

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SCOTS DJ Calvin Harris has apologised for being “partly responsible” for DJs sharing “horrible” shirtless selfies on social media. The 32-year-old Dumfries born musician, whose real name is Adam Richard Wiles, has been attracting more...

Tesco cat becomes so famous she is included in fire drills and was once...

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 A CULT of celebrity has hit a Tesco store in the form of an attention seeking tabby cat - who is so famous she was once kidnapped.Eleven-year-old Fudge became a hit in her hometown...

McAvoy kids’ show gets mums hot under the collar

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A BBC show for toddlers has proved a smash hit with mums - thanks to the presence of Hollywood hunk James McAvoy. The Scots actor guest-presented five episodes of the CBeebies programme Bedtime Stories last...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Richard Dawkins: “Religion is like smallpox, but more difficult to eradicate”

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BY BOB CUMMINSRuth Wishart, the journalist and broadcaster, introduces scientist and author Richard Dawkins at this afternoon's sold out show as a professional atheist and serial controversialist. In the next hour, he will discuss...

Iconic Wheel of Fortune voice laid to rest

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By Rory ReynoldsONE of the most iconic voices in Scottish broadcasting was laid to rest yesterday after a lively and upbeat funeral.Steve Hamilton was the voice of the Wheel of Fortune and was an...

COMEDY – Reginald D Hunter on dating white women and discovering his 17-year-old daughter

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BY SIMONE MEDONOSReginald D Hunter glides in and out of edgy storytelling at his Pleasance show, Reginald D Hunter: An American Facing the Beast and Niggas. Reginald glides onto stage with a warm smile and gentle...

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...

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...

Ross Kemp attacked over “ridiculous” portrayal of Glasgow

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HARDMAN actor Ross Kemp has been condemned by Glasgow leaders for his "ridiculous" portrayal of the city as a third world warzone.Kemp's new TV series compares Glasgow with cities in Pakistan, Mexico and Kenya...

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...

Shirley Manson digs out boots from 90s heyday

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SCOTS rock star Shirley Manson has delighted fans after she found a pair of iconic boots she wore in her hit 90s music videos.Manson, who fronts the band Garbage, posted a picture of the...
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Deal or no deal – Portugal welcomes UK travelers

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The Portuguese government has put measures into place to minimize Brexit disruption for British and Northern Irish tourists.Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations, the Portuguese government has prepared a contingency plan to avoid, as...
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