Talk of the Town: Zoo is still striking a chord with SuBo

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SUSAN Boyle has taken the Five Sisters Zoo to her heart since it was badly damaged in a fire in April.

First, she handed over a “substantial” donation to help rebuild the zoo, and then she adopted a lemur – which she planned to call SuBo.

Now, the singing sensation has paid a personal visit to see how the attraction is recovering.

The zoo’s Lesley Coupar said: “She just had a wander around. I think she was quite taken by the meerkats.”

Frankie’s jokes are marriage material

HE’S not exactly the sort of man you’d expect women to be rushing to take home to their parents.

But it seems controversial comedian Frankie Boyle is striking a chord in the Capital.

Chocolate giant Cadbury asked women in Edinburgh to reveal their secret “funny man” crushes – and the Glaswegian pessimist appears to tickle their fancy.

Comedienne Vikki Stone said: “It definitely shows that cheeky comedy goes a long way to bagging yourself a partner.”

Win if your face fits

FASHION chain Fat Face opened a new branch in George Street last week – 25 years after it all started in the back of a campervan.

Now the firm is giving away a temporary home on wheels worth £35,000.

Fashion fans can enter via the store’s website.

Give us cash in hand

PREFER cash to contactless payment? Well, that makes you a “paynuphobe”, and you’re not alone in Scotland.

A survey by PayYourWay.org.uk has found that two-third of Scots dismiss the latest payment methods due to security concerns.