Security for royal wedding cost more than £6 million

The security operation for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cost police more than £6 million, figures have revealed for the first time.

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MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has taken his battle against Facebook to the High Court

MoneySavingExpert’s Martin Lewis in legal fight against Facebook

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is launching a High Court battle to “give Facebook a bloody nose” over claims the site is publishing scam adverts causing vulnerable people to hand over thousands of pounds to criminals.

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Katie Price, 39, had vowed to finish the London Marathon even if she had to crawl over the line, but did not make the end of today's race

Katie Price fires back after failing to finish London Marathon

Katie Price has stuck her tongue out at those making negative comments after she failed to finish the London Marathon.

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Actor Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" movies, has died. Picture: Getty

Verne Troyer, actor, dead at 49: Mike Myers leads tributes

Mike Myers has led tributes to his Austin Powers co-star Verne Troyer, who has died aged 49.

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Tributes paid to ‘well-loved’ Dale Winton as TV star dies aged 62

Tributes have been paid to “well-loved” Dale Winton after his death aged 62.

Julian Assange. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty

Julian Assange subjected to torture, claims friend Pamela Anderson

Hollywood star Pamela Anderson has shared her fears over the health of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who she said is being subjected to “a form of torture”.

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Lionel Richie shows his support for St Johnstone. Picture: Contributed

Lionel Richie shows support for St Johnstone ahead of Perth gig

Hibs have the Proclaimers, Kilmarnock can count on Marie Osmond’s support and David Hasselhoff has a penchant for Partick Thistle. And now St Johnstone have their very own fan from the world of music.

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Jeremy Clarkson urges Scots to forget about independence

JEREMY Clarkson has described the Highlands as the most beautiful place on earth as he urged Scots to forget about independence.

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Ant McPartlin due in court over ‘drink-driving collision’

TV presenter Ant McPartlin is due to appear in court on Monday charged with drink-driving.

Ruth Jones. Picture credit should read: Ray Burmiston/PA

Interview: Ruth Jones on Nessa, James Corden and her novel

Despite her success as both an actress and scriptwriter, Ruth Jones is decidedly unstarry, softly spoken and looks much younger than her 51 years.

An auction of late actress Zsa Zsa Gabor's personal items, including scripts, costumes, jewelry and other items has earned more than $909,000. Picture: AP Photo/File

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s personal items sold for more than £600k

Costumes, memorabilia and other items owned by late actress Zsa Zsa Gabor have sold at auction for more than 900,000 US dollars (£632,000).

Maxine Peake's new film Funny Cow is out on Friday. Picture: Debra Hurford Brown

Interview: Maxine Peake takes on stand-up in new film Funny Cow

The working men’s clubs of the 1970s are a tough proving ground for the female comedian played by Maxine Peake in new film Funny Cow, she tells Janet Christie

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Superstar DJ Calvin Harris used to work at the Pinneys site in Annan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Calvin Harris offers support to staff at struggling Annan factory

Renowned DJ Calvin Harris has offered his support to workers at a struggling seafood factory.

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Actress Jenna Coleman spotted filming new BBC drama in Glasgow

British actress Jenna Coleman was pictured in Glasgow on Monday as she filmed scenes for new a BBC One series.


Ant McPartlin ‘twice the drink-drive limit’ when arrested

TV star Ant McPartlin was allegedly twice the legal limit when he was arrested for drink-driving, it has been revealed.


James Martin apologises for ‘truly awful’ burger at Glasgow Airport

Celebrity chef James Martin has said that he “really does care” about his customers after he faced criticsm for a below-par burger that was served at one of his restaurants.

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Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway nominated for TV Bafta

Saturday Night Takeaway has been nominated for a TV Bafta - just days after Declan Donnelly had to host the show alone.

Ray Wilkins made 84 appearances for England. Picture: Getty

Ray Wilkins, ex-Rangers and Hibs midfielder, dies aged 61

Former Chelsea captain Ray Wilkins has died in hospital following a cardiac arrest. He was 61.

Former Saturday's star Frankie Bridge. Pic: PA Photo/Joe Sinclair.

Ex-Saturdays star Frankie Bridge talks personal style and fashion fails

A few things become immediately clear when you look at Frankie Bridge’s Instagram: She adores her two very cute boys, she knows how to smash a workout, and her outfits are always on point.


In pictures: Famous people you probably don’t know are from Scotland

We Scots are a proud nation. When someone from our merry band of 5,000,000 makes it big, we like to shout it out from the rooftops. But, as ever, there are some of our beloved sons and daughters who may have missed your attention. We’ve collected a few of them into one handy gallery.

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