Alistair Harkness: Oscars mix-up was life imitating art

The Oscars are frequently accused of getting it wrong, but at last night’s Academy Awards ceremony they literarily got it wrong.

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David Tennant in 'Mad To Be Normal'

Film review: Mad to be Normal

From Casanova and Doctor Who to Broadchurch and Jessica Jones, David Tennant’s TV career has been anything but small.

Mahershala Ali, winner of Best Supporting Actor for 'Moonlight'. Picture: Getty Images

Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win Oscar

Mahershala Ali has made Oscar history after becoming the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award.

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Game Of Thrones star Neil Fingleton, who has died at the age of 36. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Game of Thrones star Neil Fingleton dies age 36

Game Of Thrones star Neil Fingleton has died at the age of 36, it has been reported.

Bill Paxton, who has died after complications following surgery. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire

Aliens actor Bill Paxton dies age 61 following surgery

Actor Bill Paxton has died after complications following surgery.

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Zayn Malik. Picture: Wikimedia

Bradley Walsh outsells Zayn to have biggest debut album of 2016

If you were asked to guess which British act had the biggest selling debut album of the year, who would you pick?

Andrew Ridgeley and Pepsi and Shirlie pay tribute to George Michael. Picture: PA

Brits: David Bowie wins Best Solo Male year after his death

David Bowie was named British Male Solo Artist at the Brit Awards last night, just over a year since his death.

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Irvine Welsh: an Edinburgh ‘inspiration’

Irvine Welsh’s ascent from obscurity to Scottish literary royalty was born from an ability to capture the brutal realism of everyday life in some of Edinburgh’s most deprived areas.

Scottish actor Sam Heughan. Picture: John Devlin

Outlander star Sam Heughan voices support for indyref2

Scottish actor Sam Heughan has taken to Twitter to voice his support for indyref2.

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David Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family".� (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

Teen heartthrob David Cassidy reveals he is battling dementia

Former teenage heartthrob David Cassidy has revealed he is battling dementia.

Andy Murray. Picture: John Devlin / TSPL

Proud mum Judy shares picture of Andy Murray after first ATP win

Proud mother Judy Murray has shared a nostalgic snap of her tennis champ son Andy Murray - 11 years after his first ATP title.

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Piers Morgan. Picture: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Piers Morgan pulls out of TV role after ‘silly’ campaign to ban him

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan said he has pulled out of hosting the Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards over a “silly” campaign to ban him.


Joan Eardley: ‘the grand lady of Scottsh art’

While her name may not be first on the list of prominent Scottish painters, Joan Eardley carved out a niche for herself in 20th Century Scottish art.


How Andy Murray triumphed against the odds

Andy Murray may have achieved the status of World No 1 tennis player but it hasn’t been an easy road to success.

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Andrew Lincoln, left, and Keira Knightley are expected to appear in the  charity short film. Picture: Contributed

Love Actually ‘set for TV sequel’

Love Actually, the popular Christmas film, is to get a television sequel of sorts, it has announced.

Tilda Swinton is frontrunner to become Doctor Who's next Time Lord. Picture: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

Tilda Swinton named favourite to become the new Doctor Who

Actress Tilda Swinton is the frontrunner to take the lead role in Doctor Who, according to the latest bookmakers’ odds.

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Sean Connery: the original James Bond

FOR an entire generation, Sean Connery is James Bond.

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson died of natural resources. Picture: AP

Former It girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson ‘died of perforated ulcer’

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson had been making plans for the future when she died peacefully in her sleep, her family has said.

JK Rowling and Mhairi Black. Picture: TSPL

Indyref2: who would front the Yes and No sides?

Barring yet another ‘material change in circumstances,’ it seems that Scotland is headed for another referendum on independence.

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Musician Pete Townshend has praised work of Tannoy workers PICTURE: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The Who’s Pete Townshend backs Tannoy workers

Pete Townshend, lead guitarist of The Who, has sent a letter supporting workers at the Tannoy speaker firm in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, who could face losing their jobs next month.

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