Did William Shakespeare visit Scotland to win over James VI?

Robert Burns is Scotland’s bard, but there is some evidence that more than a century before Burns was even born, William Shakespeare made a visit north of the border.

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Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Marcel Cerdan in Briggs Stadium in Detroit in 1949. Picture: AP

Jake LaMotta passes away aged 95

Former middleweight champion Jake LaMotta, whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film Raging Bull, has died aged 95.

Comedian Kevin Bridges. Picture: John Devlin

Kevin Bridges tells of arrest after drunken night in Ireland

Scots comedian Kevin Bridges has told how his arrest after a drunken night out in Ireland was a wake up call which forced him to clean up his act.

Wayne Rooney. Picture: PA

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving offence

Footballer Wayne Rooney been banned from driving and ordered to carry out unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink driving.

Kelly Macdonald split with her husband Dougie Payne. Picture; Getty

Kelly Macdonald splits from Travis musician husband after 14-years

A publicist for Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald says she and her husband, musician Douglas Payne, have separated.

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George Michael donated money for IVF treatment to Lynette Gillard. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Woman who was given £9k George Michael IVF gift gives birth

A woman who was gifted £9,000 for IVF treatment by late singer George Michael has given birth nine months after his death.

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Riz Ahmed poses with the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for "The Night Of". Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Emmys: Handmaid’s Tale the big winner as Brits lead the way

Charlie Brooker and Riz Ahmed led the way for Britain at the Emmys in a night of disappointment for The Crown after it entered television’s biggest ceremony with high expectations.

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Actor Richard Dreyfuss didn't hold back on Twitter when talking with his son. Picture: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss teases son about rehab on Twitter

Academy Award winning actor Richard Dreyfuss teased his son on Twitter about college and rehab.

Harry Dean Stanton. Picture: Getty

Tributes paid to Harry Dean Stanton

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill and Twin Peaks creator David Lynch are among the stars who have paid tribute to actor Harry Dean Stanton, who has died aged 91.

Selena Gomez (right) has revealed she has undergone a kidney transplant and has thanked her friend who was her organ donor. Picture: Selena Gomez/Instgram/PA Wire

Selena Gomez thanks kidney-donating friend after transplant

Selena Gomez has undergone a kidney transplant and has thanked her friend Francia Raisa for donating the organ to her, the “ultimate gift and sacrifice”.

Prince George started school last week. Picture: PA

Prince George back to school after stalker attempts break-in

Prince George has gone back to school after a woman was arrested on suspicion of trying to break in.

Serena Williams has released the first images of her newborn daughter Alexis. Picture: Serena Williams/Instagram/PA Wire

Serena Williams calls baby daughter Alexis a Grand Slam champ

Serena Williams has revealed the name of her baby daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

John Michie's daughter Louella died at Bestival.

Taggart star John Michie says daughter’s death a ‘tragic accident’

A Scottish actor whose daughter died at a music festival, has described her death as a “tragic accident”.

Craig Revel Horwood attends the red carpet launch of "Strictly Come Dancing. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

BBC may introduce same-sex couples on Strictly

Craig Revel Horwood has said the BBC should introduce same-sex couples on Strictly Come Dancing - and predicted it will happen next year.

Lost episode of Only Fools and Horses to be screened.

‘Lost’ episode of Fools And Horses to air for first time

VIEWERS are to get a glimpse of scenes from a ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools and Horses for the very first time.

File photo of Paul Hollywood. The GBBO star said he is 'absolutely devastated' to have caused offence. Picture: Contributed

Paul Hollywood ‘devastated’ to have caused offence with Nazi uniform

Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood has said he is ‘absolutely devastated’ to have caused offence after a photograph emerged of him dressed in a Nazi uniform.

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Conor McGregor is to visit Glasgow for a meet-and-greet event. Picture: Getty Images

Conor McGregor to visit Scotland for ‘£100k meet-and-greet’

Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor McGregor is set to travel to Scotland for a meet-and-greet event with fans in Glasgow.

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Mitchell and Webb were a hit with Peep Show and are set to return with a new show. Picture: Channel 4

The best lines from Peep Show ahead of Mitchell and Webb’s return

David Mitchell and Robert Webb have made their return to the screen with Channel 4 comedy Back.

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Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce. Picture: Netflix/Contributed

First look at Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce in new film

Netflix has released the first image of Hollywood star Chris Pine as legendary Scottish King Robert the Bruce in a blockbuster new film produced by the streaming giant.

Harrison Ford to make a return for Blade Runner 2. Picture: Getty

20 must-see films hitting cinemas this autumn

With darker, rainier days already setting in, the prospect of grabbing some popcorn and heading to the big screen has never been more inviting.

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