Love Island’s Sophie Gradon dead at 32

Former Love Island contestant Sophie Gradon has died at the age of 32


Doddie Weir charity donates six-figure sum to MND patients

A charity founded by former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has donated £100,000 to support people with motor neurone disease (MND).

Alan Longmuir of the Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers guitarist Alan Longmuir returns home after falling ill in Mexico

Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir is back home after being medevaced from Mexico with a mystery bug he caught on holiday


Eastenders actor Leslie Grantham dies aged 71

Actor Leslie Grantham, who played “Dirty” Den Watts in EastEnders, has died aged 71.

Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field are reported to join The X Factor as judges. Picture: PA Wire

Robbie Williams and wife to join X Factor judging panel

Robbie Williams and his American actress wife will join The X Factor as judges, according to reports.

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Twiggy, who has designed glasses for the Aurora range, exclusive to Specsavers. Picture:: Brian Aris/Specsavers

Twiggy on her work since retiring as a model

She’s the iconic model who will forever be known as “the face of the Sixties”, but in the five decades since she first found fame as the elfin model and muse with big eyes and long lashes, Twiggy, now 68, has never fallen out of fashion.

Robbie Williams will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Robbie Williams chosen as star act for World Cup opening ceremony

The decision to book Robbie Williams to perform at the opening ceremony of the World Cup has raised eyebrows.

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Jeremy Vine will take over from Matthew Wright on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff. Picture: PA Wire

Jeremy Vine to replace Matthew Wright on The Wright Stuff

Jeremy Vine is taking over from Matthew Wright as host of Channel 5’s daily current affairs show.

The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play from the West End has won six Tony awards

Harry Potter play wins six Tony awards

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child was a big winner at the Tony Awards.

Jeff Goldblum was a success at understanding Scottish tweets. Picture: Lars Niki/Getty Images for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Watch Jeff Goldblum try to understand Scottish Twitter

Jeff Goldblum was given the task of understanding Scottish tweets and was a huge success.


Rolling Stones take in cricket, ruins and local wildlife on Edinburgh visit

As a fan of English cricket, Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones will be well aware that you can’t always get what you want.

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Rupert Everett says he missed out on big films after being blocked by a studio for being gay. Picture: Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage

Gay actors in Hollywood treated like second-class citizens, says Everett

Rupert Everett has said he lost out on “three or four” roles in big Hollywood films because he is gay.

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Scottish broadcaster Eddie Mair. Picture: PA Wire

Eddie Mair reveals he was attacked by gang on London bus

BBC Radio 4 presenter Eddie Mair has revealed that he was attacked by a gang on a bus in London last year but felt too ashamed to report the incident to police.

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Video: Rolling Stones greeted by hundreds of fans at Edinburgh hotel

The Rolling Stones were greeted by hundreds of roaring fans on Saturday as they stepped out of their Edinburgh hotel ahead of their Murrayfield gig.

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Celebrity chef and food critic Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in France. Picture: Getty Images

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead aged 61

American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world.

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Actor Alan O'Neill, known for his work on "Sons of Anarchy", has passed away in Los Angeles. Picture: Getty Images

Sons of Anarchy star dies aged 47

Irish actor Alan O’Neill, who appeared in hit US show Sons of Anarchy, has died aged 47, according to reports.

Pupils in Scotland are being asked to describe what they would change to help young people succeed, for the chance to attend a dinner with the former US first lady. Picture: PA Wire

Scots school pupils offered chance to win table at Michelle Obama dinner

Pupils in Scotland are being asked to describe what they would change to help young people succeed, for the chance to attend a dinner with Michelle Obama.

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Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow had died aged 77, a spokesman said. Picture: PA Wire

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies aged 77

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow has died at the age of 77 after a battle with cancer.

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A still of Toni Collette from Hereditary. Picture: PA Photo/Entertainment Film Distributors

Australian actress Toni Collette joins the scream team

It’s been almost two decades since Toni Collette starred in The Sixth Sense.

Kim Kardashian West shown during her visit to US president Donald Trump

Donald Trump grants Kim Kardashian’s clemency plea

Donald Trump has granted celemency to a 63-year-old woman serving a life sentence for drug offences whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a recent visit to the White House.

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