Eddie Izzard unaware Whisky Galore was a true story

EDDIE Izzard has admitted he had no idea the classic Scottish comedy Whisky Galore! was based on a true story until he started working on a new version.

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Actor Sam Heughan who stars in Outlander. Picture: John Devlin

Sam Heughan: There should ‘absolutely’ be indyref2

OUTLANDER star Sam Heughan has suggested Scotland should consider a second independence referendum following today’s EU vote.

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Captain Wayne Rooney said players had been able to vote. Picture: Getty

Wayne Rooney refuses to be drawn on EU referendum

Wayne Rooney may be trying to keep his team in Europe – but refused to say whether he voted in the EU referendum.

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Pop singer Rita Oras sister was also at the house at the time of the burglary and told the court she confronted an intruder. Picture: Getty

Designer shoes and earrings stolen in raid on Rita Ora

Expensive shoes, phones, computers and a designer doggy bag were among the items stolen from pop star Rita Ora’s house in a £200,000 raid.

Breaking Bad actress Laura Fraser supports Beatson Cancer

Breaking Bad actress Laura Fraser supports Beatson Cancer

Breaking Bad actress Laura Fraser yesterday launched Beatson Cancer Charity’s annual sponsored walk to raise money for patients and their families.

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Taylor Swift. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Aidan Smith: Moving on swiftly to the next great celebrity 
PR stunt

My seven-year-old daughter’s face was a ringlet-framed picture of confusion and hurt. “But I thought she was going to marry the tall Scottish one!”

Actor Martin Compston and Tianna Chanel Flynn. Picture: PA

Martin Compston marries Tianna Chanel Flynn

Scottish actor Martin Compston with American actress Tianna Chanel Flynn at the Mar Hall resort in Renfrewshire after their wedding.

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Anton Yelchin, pictured at a film premiere in June 2015. The Russian-born star died after being struck by his own car. Picture: AP

Anton Yelchin, Star Trek actor, ‘killed by own car’

STAR Trek actor Anton Yelchin was killed when he was struck by his own car, police have said.

Meat Loaf collapsed on stage during a concert in Edmonton. Picture: AP

Meat Loaf collapses on stage during concert in Canada

US rock star Meat Loaf is “stable and in good condition” after collapsing on stage during a concert in Canada.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is set to visit Edinburgh as a guest of Social Bite. Picture: Getty Images

Leonardo DiCaprio set to visit Edinburgh Social Bite

HOLLYWOOD superstar Leonardo DiCaprio is set to visit the Capital this year.

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Sir Cliff Richard to face no action over allegations of historic sexual abuse. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Sir Cliff Richard to face no action over sex abuse claims

Sir Cliff Richard joined calls for a “complete review of police procedures”, condemning the fact he was named in public over sexual abuse allegations before being charged.

Gordon Ramsay and wife Tana. Gordon Ramsay's wife, Tana, has suffered a miscarriage five months into her pregnancy, he confirmed. Picture: PA

Gordon Ramsay’s wife Tana suffers miscarriage

Gordon Ramsay’s wife, Tana, has suffered a miscarriage five months into her pregnancy, he confirmed.

Kevin Bridges. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Kevin Bridges ‘barred’ from Glasgow pub after confrontation

COMEDIAN Kevin Bridges was reportedly involved in a row with two customers in a Glasgow pub last month which has resulted in his expulsion from the premises.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh leave St Paul's Cathedral. Picture: PA

Tim Peake and Rod Stewart acclaimed on Queen’s honours list

Rod Stewart, Jamie Murray and Lord Smith of Kelvin are among the high-profile Scots to be recognised in the Queen’s honours today as a weekend of celebrations get under way across the country to mark the monarch’s 90th birthday.

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The flower-strewn hearse is surrounded by fans as it passes the boxers childhood home. Picture: AP

Thousands bid farewell to Muhammad Ali

Around 100,000 people lined the streets of Muhammad Ali’s hometown yesterday to pay their respects to one of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport as he was laid to rest.

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Ms Allen was not present for the hour-long hearing, but a victim impact statement read before the judge said she was left terrified for her and her childrens safety. Picture: Getty

Lily Allen’s stalker sectioned after leaving star terrified

A MENTALLY ill stalker who broke into pop star Lily Allen’s bedroom, forcing her to leave the family home for good, has been sectioned by a judge.

Laila Ali speaks to her husband Custis Conway during Muhammad Ali's Jenazah, a traditional Islamic Muslim service, in Freedom Hall, Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Picture: AP

Muhammad Ali funeral: Thousands gather for traditional Muslim service

Thousands of people gathered to celebrate Muhammad Ali’s life at a traditional Islamic prayer service in the boxer’s home town ahead of his funeral tomorrow.

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Bobby Gillespie . Picture: Robert Perry

Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie flown back to UK by air ambulance

PRIMAL Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie has been flown home to the UK by air ambulance after suffering serious injuries in a stage fall.

TV presenter Noel Edmonds. Picture: PA

Noel Edmonds suggests ‘negative attitude’ causes cancer sufferer’s ill health

Noel Edmonds has suggested that a cancer sufferer’s ill health is caused by his “negative attitude”.

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