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Game of Thrones ‘High Sparrow’ gives Edinburgh Napier talk

Game of Thrones star Jonathan Pryce has shared his experiences of working on the stage and screen with Edinburgh Napier students at a special Q&A event.

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Andrew Sachs portraying Manuel in Fawlty Towers. Picture: Contributed

Andrew Sachs, who played Manuel in Fawlty Towers, dies at 86

John Cleese has led tributes to Andrew Sachs, the actor best known for starring as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers.

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Musician Kate Bush praised Theresa May. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Kate Bush: May ‘best thing that’s happened’ to UK in a long time

Kate Bush has praised Theresa May as “wonderful” and said having a female prime minister is “the best thing that’s happened” in the UK for a long time.

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Tilda Swinton. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Tilda Swinton blasts Harry Potter for ‘romanticising boarding schools’

Actress Tilda Swinton has hit out at Harry Potter for ‘romanticising boarding schools’.

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Tess Daly, Ed Balls and Katya Jones during the results show for BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing. Picture: Kieron McCarron/BBC/PA Wire

Ed Balls will take part in Strictly live tour

Ed Balls will waltz across the country when he takes part in Strictly Come Dancing’s 10th anniversary live tour in 2017.

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Rod Stewart in concert. Picture: Michael Gillen

Sir Rod Stewart to close Isle of Wight Festival 2017

Sir Rod Stewart has been announced as the closing headliner for next year’s Isle of Wight Festival.

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Ed sheeran shows the cut to his cheek inflicted by Princess Beatrice as she attempted to 'knight' James blunt at a private patry

Princess Beatrice ‘cut Ed Sheeran with sword’

Princess Beatrice accidentally cut singer Ed Sheeran’s face with a sword during a party prank which involved her pretending to “knight” James Blunt, according to reports.

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Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls, 49, on stage in Strictly with his dance partner Katya Jones. Picture: BBC

Former MP Ed Balls voted out of Strictly Come Dancing

Ed Balls declared that he has gone out on a high – and been on a journey of self discovery – after finally getting the boot from Strictly Come Dancing.

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Sir Sean Connery as James Bond. Picture: PA Photo.

Sir Roger Moore: Sean Connery was obviously the great Bond

Sir Roger Moore has paid tribute to Sean Connery and Daniel Craig - describing them as the best actors to have filled the tuxedo of the world’s most celebrated spy.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes is half-way through the mammoth Global Reach Challenge for charity, with four mountains left to climb. Picture: PA

Sir Ranulph Fiennes to climb Antarctic peak for Marie Curie

Sir Ranulph Fiennes will this week set off to climb Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica.

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Kanye West has reportedly been admitted to hospital for exhaustion, a day after cancelling his tour. Picture: PA

Tour-weary Kanye West taken to hospital ‘with exhaustion’

Kanye West is exhausted due to his gruelling tour, his mother-in-law Kris Jenner said as the rapper was reportedly taken to hospital for exhaustion.

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Broadcaster Nicky Campbell. Picture: Contributed

Nicky Campbell speaks on the reality of adoption

SCOTS broadcaster Nicky Campbell has called out to couples to embrace the ‘Reality of Adoption’ during the first ever Adoption Week Scotland.

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Hollywood actor Christian Slater in Glasgow city centre during filming for The Wife. Picture: SWNS

Christian Slater and Glenn Close spotted in Glasgow

Hollywood superstar Christian Slater was spotted in Glasgow filming today for his upcoming movie “The Wife”.

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Leonardo DiCaprio meets fans and autograph-hunters in Edinburgh. Picture: SWNS

Leonardo DiCaprio ‘visited Rosslyn Chapel during Scots trip’

Leonardo DiCaprio made a secret trip to Rosslyn Chapel during his visit to Scotland last week, it has been revealed.

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Susan Boyle in Edinburgh. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor / J P License.

Susan Boyle: ‘I may never sing live again’

West Lothian superstar Susan Boyle has admitted she may never sing live again.

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Leonardo DiCaprio has warned Donald Trump not to pursue policies that will harm the environment

Leonardo DiCaprio warns of ‘uprising’ after Donald Trump win

Hollywood star Leonardo ­DiCaprio has warned US president-elect Donald Trump that he could face an “uprising and strong backlash” if the Republican sticks to pledges he made on the environment during his election campaign.

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Oscar winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio at Home

In Pictures: Leonardo DiCaprio visits the Capital

Forget the Wolf of Wall Street. Forget Titanic.

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Leukaemia survivor Lydia with her star. Picture: Mark Anderson/Contributed

Brave Lydia, 4, from Glasgow, wins cancer star award

FOUR year old leukaemia survivor Lydia Yilmaz has won a Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Star Award.

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Yvonne, of Bloodwise, with Outlander star Sam Heughan. Picture: Contributed

Outlander star Sam Heughan made president of cancer charity

Scottish actor Sam Heughan has been announced as Scotland President of blood cancer charity Bloodwise.

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The best Tweets about Leo’s visit to Edinburgh

The best Tweets about Leo’s visit to Edinburgh

A selection of the best Tweets following Leonardo Dicaprio’s arrival in the Capital.

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