Stormzy edges out Ed Sheeran to claim first Brit award

Stormzy has been announced as the winner of British male solo artist at the Brit Awards, fending off competition from the likes of Ed Sheeran and Liam Gallagher.

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Comic being sued by ex-husband for Edinburgh Fringe marriage routine

An award-winning comedian is being sued for £30,000 by her ex-husband after using material about their marriage in a show at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Morrissey has received a backlash from some Scottish fans on social media after criticising First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

Paloma Faith has revealed that he’s a “massive fan” of Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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Paloma Faith first to sign up for Edinburgh ‘Summer Sessions’ gigs

Major pop and rock concerts are to return to the heart of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hugh Jackman stars in surprise box office hit The Greatest Showman

Scots school wins free film trip after Hugh Jackman praise

A primary school has been given a free cinema trip by a leading film studio after their singing was praised by Hollywood star Hugh Jackman.


Sir Billy Connolly to make a return to TV screens

Sir Billy Connolly is set to return to television screens to front an arts programme about one of his favourite painters.

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Glasgow chef Gary MacLean wants Scottish children to be taught to cook from as young as the age of five

Scotland’s national chef wants kids taught to cook from age five

Scotland’s first national chef has called for children to be taught how to cook at school from the age of five in a bid to curb the country’s obesity crisis.

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Olympic diver Tom Daley announces he is having a baby

Olympic diver Tom Daley announces he is having a baby

Olympic diver Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black have marked Valentine’s Day by announcing they are having a baby.

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Billy Connolly returns to TV for show on shipyard painter

SIR Billy Connolly is to return to television screens to front an arts programme about one of his favourite painters.

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Prince Harry shows affection for Meghan Markle during Edinburgh visit

BESOTTED Prince Harry showed off his romantic side when asked if he was looking forward to his wedding day to actress Meghan Markle, telling one well-wisher: “I’ve been excited since the day I met her.”

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Prince Harry praises Social Bite work on Edinburgh visit

Prince Harry has said work done by a cafe supporting homeless people “needs to be across the UK as soon as possible”.


Watch: The moment Prince Harry almost gets bitten by Shetland Pony

PRINCE Harry was greeted at Edinburgh Castle by a special visitor this morning.

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James McAvoy's mother passes away

The mother of Scottish actor James McAvoy has died in Glasgow.

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Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson, Picture: TSPL

Garbage singer Shirley Manson to be honoured with NME Icon Award

GARBAGE frontwoman Shirley Manson is to be honoured for her music and activism with an Icon Award.

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Richard Branson hints at Virgin flights from Edinburgh to US

Virgin could follow up its choice of Edinburgh as the location for its first UK hotel by launching a direct flight from the city to the United States, Sir Richard Branson has suggested.

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Journalist Carrie Gracie gives evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in Portcullis House, London, on pay at the BBC

Lord warns BBC’s best radio presenters could quit over pay row

A leading broadcaster and composer has warned many talented radio presenters may quit the BBC over its pay policies.

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Scottish DJ Calvin Harris

DJ Calvin Harris says he ‘grew a beard to win a Grammy’

Calvin Harris has said he grew a beard so he was taken seriously enough to win a Grammy.

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Irvine Welsh leads tributes to The Fall singer Mark E Smith

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh has led tributes to Mark E Smith following The Fall singer’s death at the age of 60.

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