Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with Sir Alex Ferguson at the Street Soccer Scotland annual dinner. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

Sir Alex Ferguson has praised a Scottish football charity for its work on mental health.

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Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

Alex Salmond has hit back over criticism over a controversial joke he made during his Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, insisting it was “harmless innuendo.”

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

The drummer for Scottish band Belle and Sebastian was left by the group at a supermarket car park in the US in his pyjamas.

Daniel Craig to return as Bond. Picture: Supplied

Daniel Craig to return as 007 James Bond for one last time

ACTOR Daniel Craig has confirmed he will return as the next James Bond - but said he hopes to “go out on a high note” as it will likely be his last.

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Susan Calman signs up for Strictly Come Dancing

Scottish comedian Susan Calman is the ninth celebrity to join the Strictly Come Dancing line-up.

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Billy Connolly appeared at the Fringe in 1972. Picture: by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

The stars who got their big break at Edinburgh Fringe

How many of today’s biggest names started out in Edinburgh?

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Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston on May 25, 1965, in Lewiston, Maine. Picture: AP

Plans to create musical about life of Muhammad Ali

The life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali is to be given a musical makeover, it is reported.

Elvis Presley was a big 'Trekkie' according to a new documentary. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Elvis Presley revealed as Star Trek fan in new documentary

Elvis Presley was such a big Star Trek fan he named his horse after the sci-fi show, a new documentary reveals.

Broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson has opened up about his ordeal. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Jeremy Clarkson: I was told I would die if I left hospital

Jeremy Clarkson has revealed he was told by doctors he could have died after battling pneumonia.

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Interview: Carice van Houten

Owen Jones posted of photo of himself 'drinking the tears' of Katie Hopkins fans. Picture: Twitter

Katie Hopkins fans trolled by Owen Jones after LBC job offer

Left-wing commentator Owen Jones has posted a photo of himself “drinking the tears” of Katie Hopkins fans after announcing he will host his first show on LBC this Saturday in a three-hour slot.

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Sam Heughan has opened up on his love for Edinburgh and Scotland, and his passion for whisky. Picture: John Devlin

Sam Heughan opens up on love for Edinburgh and fan presents

Outlander star Sam Heughan has talked about his love for Edinburgh, his passion for whisky and his favourite place in Scotland, in a new interview.

Glen Campbell has dies aged 81. Picture: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT

Glen Campbell, Rhinestone Cowboy singer, dies at 81

Glen Campbell, described by Dolly Parton as ‘one of the greatest voices of all time,’ has died at the age of 81.

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Reginald D Hunter: ‘This is me putting some things to rest’

Entertaining at his 11th Edinburgh Festival, comic Reginald D Hunter’s latest show is more contemplative and soulful than audiences may be used to.

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Jeremy Clarkson has been hospitalised while on a holiday in Spain. Picture: Getty Images

Jeremy Clarkson in hospital with pneumonia

Grand Tour presenter Jeremy Clarkson is in hospital in Spain being treated for pneumonia.

Jamie Oliver has criticised Theresa May. Picture: PA

Jamie Oliver condemns Theresa May’s style of government

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has hit out at Theresa May’s style of government in his latest salvo aimed at the Prime Minister.

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Manchester United's Juan Mata has announced he will donate a part of his salary to charity. Picture: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Manchester United’s Juan Mata donates part of salary to charity

Juan Mata has pledged to donate one per cent of his earnings to charity and is calling on his fellow footballers to match him.

The comedian aimed a thinly-veiled dig at Ian Cathro on social media. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Scots comedian Kevin Bridges jokes about Ian Cathro on Twitter

Popular Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges has poked fun at ex-Hearts boss Ian Cathro on Twitter.

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A seal pup found stranded on rocks who has been named after One Direction star Harry Styles. Picture: RSPCA/PA Wire

Rescued seal pup named after One Direction’s Harry Styles

A seal pup found stranded on rocks has been named after One Direction star Harry Styles.

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