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Gail Porter arrives at the start of the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother. Picture: PA

Gail Porter joins ‘stars’ in Celebrity Big Brother

SCOTTISH TV presenter Gail Porter is among the somewhat dubious line-up for the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother.

Loose Women panellist Sherrie Hewson, porn star Jenna Jameson and US TV stars Tila Tequila and Farrah Abraham are also housemates in the new UK vs USA themed series of the Channel 5 reality show.

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Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches. Picture: PA

Chvrches Lauren Mayberry hits back at online trolls

The lead singer of Chvrches has hit back at online trolls who launched a stream of sexist abuse over the band’s latest music video.


Usain Bolt reacts after a cameraman on a segway crashed into him in the final of the men's 200 metres event/ Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Usain Bolt flattened by cameraman on Segway

USAIN Bolt cemented his status as the world’s best sprinter earlier today after winning a fourth 200m World Championship gold in Beijing – but a cameraman on a Segway managed to get the better of him on the track.


Father Barry Steenkamp says the former athlete should have 'just let Reeva go'. Picture: Getty

Oscar Pistorius attacked by patents of Reeva

OSCAR Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead deliberately, her parents have said as they spoke out for the first time since he was acquitted of 

Scots star Annie Lennox has received eight Brit Awards, four Grammys and an Oscar. Picture: Getty

Annie Lennox says her songwriting days are over

ANNIE Lennox, one of Scotland’s most ground-breaking musicians, has revealed that her songwriting days are over.


Stuart Baggs: Funeral. Picture: PA

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs’ funeral to be held

The funeral of The Apprentice star Stuart Baggs, who was found dead at his home, will be held today.

Bob Geldof, left and Midge Ure in 1985. Picture: PA

Midge Ure reveals ‘calculating’ Band Aid success

FORMER Ultravox frontman Midge Ure has said the way he went about obtaining the Christmas number one for Band Aid was “cold and calculating”.

James McAvoy in action for McStay's Maestros during the Maestrio charity match in September last year. Picture: SNS

James McAvoy to play in Celtic’s Jock Stein charity match

JAMES McAvoy, the actor best known for his roles in X-Men, Filth and Atonement has been confirmed as a player on the Celtic Legends team for the upcoming Jock Stein 30th Anniversary Charity Match.

The funeral cortege of Cilla Black. Picture: Getty

Thousands attend the funeral of Cilla Black

Thousands of fans and mourners packed the streets outside St Mary’s Church in Liverpool to pay a final tribute to Cilla Black at her funeral yesterday.

Former Scotland captain Colin Hendry will learn his fate at Blackpool Magistrates' Court today. Picture: PA

Colin Hendry gets community order for harassing ex-girlfriend

FORMER Scotland football captain Colin Hendry has been sentenced to a 12-month community order for harassing his ex-girlfriend

Oscar Pistorious was due to be released from prison on Friday. Picture: Instagram

Justice minister blocks Oscar Pistorius prison release

OSCAR Pistorius will not be released from prison tomorrow after South Africa’s justice ministry announced its decision to review the decision.

Andy Murray: Investment spree. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Andy Murray invests in trio of start-up companies

HE is the master of the baseline, but now Andy Murray is turning his eye to the bottom line as he looks to bolster his burgeoning business portfolio.


Disgraced presenter Jimmy Savile, who died in 2011. Picture: PA

Jimmy Savile biographer says inquiry will go ‘on and on’

JIMMY Savile’s biographer believes there is “no will” from Britain’s political establishment to reveal the full extent of child sex abuse.

Cilla Black was laid to rest at St Mary's Church in Woolton. Picture: PA

Cilla Black ‘died from head injury after fall’

Cilla Black died from a “traumatic” head injury following a fall at her home in Spain, the inquest into her death heard yesterday.

Michelle Mone will review start-up help for young people. Picture: PA

Michelle Mone steps down from board of Ultimo

MICHELLE Mone has resigned from the board of the underwear firm she founded and which shot her to national prominence, it emerged yesterday.


Freeman with step-granddaughter EDena Hines.

Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter stabbed to death

Morgan Freeman has paid tribute to his step-granddaughter after she was stabbed to death.

Megan Philp poses with pop star FKA Twigs outside a Tesco in Dunfermline. Picture: Instagram

Robert Pattinson, FKA Twigs spotted in Dunfermline Tesco

YOU never know who you will meet at the local supermarket.

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Comedian and broadcaster Paul Merton at the 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Picture: Jane Barlow

Paul Merton: Jimmy Savile ‘too famous’ to be suspected

COMEDY star Paul Merton claims nobody in showbusiness believed Jimmy Savile was guilty of child abuse - because he was so well known.


French actress Juliette Binoche. Picture: PA

Juliette Binoche happy outside ‘Hollywood system’

FRENCH actress Juliette Binoche has spoken of her pride at being able to resist becoming part of the “Hollywood system”.

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Stephen Lewis portraying Blakey in On the Buses. Picture: Contributed

Stephen Lewis, ‘Blakey’ in On the Buses, dies at 88

STEPHEN Lewis, the actor best known for his role as Blakey in TV comedy series On the Buses, has died at the age of 88, his family have said.


Judy Murray says parents should be encouraging children to get more regular exercise. Picture: Toby Williams

Judy Murray blames gadgets for ‘uncoordinated kids’

JUDY Murray has claimed children are less co-ordinated than they once were - with some unable even throw or catch a ball.


The pop star was said to be interested in purchasing the Tower of Lethendy. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Taylor Swift denies interest in Scottish castle

POP superstar Taylor Swift shot down rumours she is set to buy a Scottish castle.


Akshay Kumar, with fellow Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez, is among three Indian actors in the industry top ten earners. Picture: Getty

Indian Bollywood stars are ‘top earners’

BOLLYWOOD films, with their colourful sets and hyper-co-ordinated song-and-dance numbers, have catapulted five Indians into the ranks of the world’s highest paid male actors.

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Michelle Mone: Entrepreneurship review. Picture: Robert Perry

Michelle Mone to review entrepreneurship in poor areas

MICHELLE Mone, the entrepreneur dubbed Scotland’s “Bra Queen”, is to head up a review to encourage new businesses in unemployment black spots.


Andrew Murray and Kim Sears. Picture: Getty

Drumlanrig: Sir Jamie tunes up for Belladrum

SIR Jamie McGrigor, the well-known bon viveur and Tory MSP, last week had a great time at the Belladrum music festival at Beauly.

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Andy Murray and Kim Sears on their wedding today in April earlier this year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Andy Murray and Kim Sears expecting first baby video

ANDY Murray is to become a father next year, after it was confirmed his wife, Kim Sears, is pregnant.


Grand Prix driver Jenson Button and his wife Jessica were gassed in their sleep by burglars. Picture: AP

Jenson Button and wife are gassed during burglary

FORMULA One driver Jenson Button and his wife Jessica were gassed in their sleep by burglars who raided their room as they lay unconscious.

Bridges, 28, started performing in Glasgow clubs as a teenager before moving on to sell-out tours and a string of television appearances. Picture: TSPL

Kevin Bridges’ companies make over £3.2m in profit

SCOTS comic Kevin Bridges’ companies made a profit of more than £3.2 million last year, new figures have revealed.

George Cole, who has died at the age of 90. Picture: PA

George Cole, Minder actor, dies at 90

ACTOR Dennis Waterman led the tributes to his Minder co-star George Cole who has died at the age of 90.


Virtuoso violinist Nicola Benedetti. Picture: Robert Perry

Nicola Benedetti reveals love of beer after gigs

SCOTS musician Nicola Benedetti has revealed her favourite way of relaxing after a concert – with an ice-cold beer.


Unfortunately for Andy, the President wasn't home.

Andy Murray enjoys VIP tour of the White House

ANDY Murray swapped Centre Court for the White House during a trip to Washington.


Cilla Black had reportedly suffered a fall caused by a dizzy spell. Picture: AFP/Getty

Cilla Black was “willing herself to die”

CILLA Black was suffering from various health problems and “willed herself to die”, according to a lifelong friend.

Cilla Black has died at her home in Spain, local police have said. Picture: PA

Tributes paid as icon Cilla Black dies aged 72

TRIBUTES have poured in for “national treasure” Cilla Black after the entertainer died at her home in the south of Spain.


Former Labour shadow chancellor Ed Balls says he will not return to frontline politics. Picture: PA

Ed Balls won’t return to frontline politics

ED Balls has revealed he turned down an offer to go on ITV reality show I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here! after he lost his seat in Parliament at the general election.


Michelle Mone may be about to become a Conservative peer, according to reports. Picture: Robert Perry

Michelle Mone ‘set to become Conservative peer’

BUSINESSWOMAN Michelle Mone is reportedly to be made a Conservative peer.


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