Today’s top stories on social media from Scotland and beyond, including a celebration of the Michael J Fox-starring Back to the Future trilogy and a new Star Wars trailer
Back to the Future
In 1989, Marty McFly and Doc Brown jumped into the DeLorean and travelled forward to October 21, 2015 - today. Fans of the cult trilogy have celebrated the day by sharing examples of technology that the franchise predicted would exist, and several replica DeLoreans have been given special outings.
The trailer for the upcoming seventh Star Wars film was released this week and the internet collectively lost its mind. The new film, called Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, will feature much of the original cast. With a story by George Lucas and directed by Star Trek reboot JJ Abrams, many fans have high hopes.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed the former Muslim elder, Haj Amin al-Husseini, convinced Adolf Hitler to exterminate the Jews.
Historians across the world have accused him of trying to absolve the most notorious war criminal in history to score some political points.
A last minute cancellation of a sold out One Direction show in Belfast, due to a sudden onset of illness in band member Liam Payne, was met with a typically indifferent response by the band’s legion of fans (that’s a joke).
Harry Styles tweeted to his followers “Deepest apologies to everyone at the show tonight in Belfast. Very disappointed, but unfortunately these things happen. We’re very sorry.”