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After a BBC documentary showing life in Kilmarnock's Onthank Estate became a ratings success, the area has become an unlikely attraction for visitors.
'Poverty porn' television has a new star: the estate where The Scheme is filmed. Stephen McGinty visited Onthank to investigate
Is The Scheme "poverty porn"? At one level, it undoubtedly is, inasmuch as it lays bare the seamier side of human lives and vices for our titillation and revulsion.
THE American version of The X Factor has dropped Cheryl Cole as a judge, it was claimed today.
Former X Factor winner Joe McElderry has said he is "fine" despite reports that he is about to be dropped by Simon Cowell's record company.
FORMER X Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu faces being deported to Zimbabwe following a Home Office ruling.
Entrepreneur Hilary Devey is to join the team of business gurus for TV series Dragons' Den, replacing James Caan.
BUSINESSMAN JAMES Caan has left the TV show Dragon's Den after a falling-out with Scottish co-star Duncan Bannatyne.
EASTENDERS actor Sam Attwater is the favourite with Coral bookmakers to win Dancing On Ice, as the latest series gets under way tonight. He is currently the 5-2 favourite, having been backed at 5-1 when the betting opened a month ago.
Unlikely Strictly Come Dancing star Ann Widdecombe has revealed that her stint in the show has not made the slightest difference to her life - unlike many TV talent show contestants.
X FACTOR supremo Simon Cowell has said he "genuinely" wants boyband One Direction to win the talent search, but admitted if he was a betting man his money would be on Matt Cardle.
Gillian McKeith admitted she was embarrassed that she appeared to faint on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here, describing the show as being "like a horror movie that never ended".
STACEY Solomon, star of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here, could make up to £5 million next year as a result of her stint on the hit reality TV programme.
Cheryl Cole's gritty credentials as 'a country and western song made flesh' shouldmake her a shoo-in for the US, writes
THE X Factor judge Cheryl Cole has been named as one of the 50 most powerful women in film and television this year in a top accolade from the industry.
Renfreshire Council has been criticised for shelling out £15,000 to pay for X Factor runner-up Olly Murs to switch on Paisley's Christmas lights.
Whether it's being ditched by X Factor or driven out by immigration officials, the people of Tillicoultry are outraged at the treatment of singer Gamu Nhengu, writes Emma Cowing
X Factor reject Gamu Nhengu, whose axeing from the show caused a storm among viewers, has been told to leave the UK, it was confirmed today.