Gobsmacked! This guy truly encapsulates the word "Legend". RIP David Bowie, thanks for the musical accompaniment to my life.
The latest thing to pop up is professional cyclists with motors fitted to their bikes FFS.
I am not sure if any sports people caught cheating can be, or have been, jailed in the UK or elsewhere in the world, but if not perhaps its time we started doing just that. I know that officials were...
The BBC website is reporting that Apple iphones are being disabled if they've been tampered with or repaired by a third party i.e. not Apple. Apparently this is as a result of the latest upgrade.
Despite Apple's claim of 'innocence' the cynical side of me thinks that this is a sneaky attempt to...
I'm in need of roof repairs after our recent weather. Tenement, shared responsibility. Depending on cost, I'll pay the bill myself.
Does anyone on here carry out such work or have you used someone who is reliable and honest. Any assistance is very much appreciated.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77, after a short illness, his family has confirmed.
In a statement, they said: "Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer.
"He passed away surrounded by his...
Hi was wondering if anyone has had experience of interviews with hsbc? I have an interview tomorrow getting slightly nervous as I'm really wanting a new job as well as it being my first interview in about 15 years was hoping for some tips or hints, I've spent time checking over their values and...
A lot of black actors/actresses/directors apparently going to make themselves deliberately scarce at the Oscars due to the 'lack of diversity' (I believe that's the expression they are using).
An works colleague said to me years ago. "The Oscars" is just Hollywood masturbating itself".
Does anyone have any advice / tips for taking action for a mistake during an op. This has happened recently to my partner and the surgeon has admitted a big mistake was made. First priority is getting her better but this mistake will change her life and I feel she should look for compensation. Any...
Would you let your Son/Daughter be recruited at School?
I see an MPs have been debating in Parliament on whether England should abandon GSTQ as its national anthem to be played before sporting events and the such like in favour of something more appertaining to England rather than Britain in the same way Scotland and Wales do. To be honest you would...
The 2016 celebrity death toll continues to mount with Glen Frey, guitarist and co-founder of The Eagles has died overnight.
My dad was a huge Eagles fan and therefore I listened to a lot of their stuff when I was young and loved them (still do). Seen them live twice - they're a spectacular band...
Nae great loss, that is all.
Front page of tomorrow's Herald saying Phil Boswell is facing suspension from the party over a sleeze probe.
Whilst the front page of the Mail claims Lisa Cameron has bought several ex council houses in her constituency and rents them out at high rates despite calling for an end of the sale of...
It looks like the Tories want to push through reform of the Trade Unions with the bill going through Parliament. Facility time and check off are the main talking points.
They might have a fight on their hands trying to get it accepted in Scotland. The Scottish Government has already said it will...
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress-model Jerry Hall are to get married.It will be the fourth marriage for Mr Murdoch, 84, and the first for Miss Hall, 59, although she lived with singer Sir Mick Jagger for many years.
fer the love o the wee...
This week can truly do one - first Bowie and now Alan Rickman, an absolute giant of British theatre, TV and film :(
As the title says and not reopening as a hotel according to their Facebook page. Many a party, wedding and funeral reception attended there. Anyone know what's happening to it? Seems strange given all the new hotels opening in Edinburgh.
"Thou shall not have fun" Edinburgh Council's perennial motto.
Squeeze (Difford & Tilbrook) sang a re-worded "Cradle To The Grave" for the benefit of tbe PM on the Andrew Marr show. Well done Chris & Glenn.
(BBC news website link here ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-35276200 ).
Barbara Windsor a Dame or a just a dame? IMO neither.
Just shows you what a load of bollox this Sir & Dame honours crap is.
This takes dumbing down to an all time low.
Wtf is tge fuss about? Just read on bbc he has been fined for saying next to nothing to a reporter, ive not heard tge actuall interview granted, but is that not just harmless flirting?
Howmany woman touch a sports players muscles and make a face for a laugh? PC really has gone mad this time imo
Tunnocks have every right to call their teacakes any nationality they like, in the same way we can choose to buy or not buy any brand of teacake on the market.
Oh crumbs..... :greengrin
Anyone whose been affected by the floods over the last few weeks can now apply for a grant of £1500 for householders, and more for businesses.
Support package from the Scottish Government now up to £16Million
Apologies if this has already been posted
Was told on Monday that the " Craws Nest" ,Anstrutrher has closed and is being converted to sheltered housing
Will always be remembered as one of the venues for the Mercer V Duff & Gray meetings re "the take over "
Was there on a few occasions and...
A husband and wife who plotted a terror attack in London have been jailed for a minimum of 27 and 25 years.
Mohammed Rehman, 25, discussed targeting the London Underground and Westfield shopping centre on social media under the name "Silent Bomber"....
Really enjoyed it. Honey blood were decent, Idlewild were superb and Biffy were just ****in awesome!!! Great atmosphere and a few drinks consumed (that I sneeked in) as I'm a tight wad and hate getting ripped off... Fiver for a tiny bottle of cider?! However, my real gripe is this... Only tickets I...
A giant of music is no more.
Hard to believe there are no casualties so far.
Just near the junction to Robertson avenue.
car ambulance on the pavement and van ambulance with doors wide open. Big crowd around them.
anyone any idea what's happened. I'm guessing there's been trouble after the yams smelting game?
I'm quite a quiet soul really, like to just sit and get on with things, especially in work. Problem is, we've got a new lassie started and they've plonked her beside me, she won't shut up, she literally talks constantly and about everything and anything, even now she's talking about monopoly and...
Maybe I'm too cynical, but this just seems ridiculous to me.
Police are attending a shooting at a social services facility for disabled people in California
Fire officials in San Bernardino said it was responding to a "20 victim shooting incident" and it was working to clear the scene.
Just heard about this, rates being announced on the 16th December apparently to go live in April.
Anyone else nervous they're about to be shafted?
As the big day comes near, how relevant is Christmas? Most of us will put up a tree and exchange gifts with friends & family but is Christmas more about Santa than Chirst ? Have we as Chirstians lost sight of what we are compared to our religions?
Divorced .. but I'm rather surpirsed after the success of Oasis (and All Saints) that there pair of them are only worth £11m (£10m now)!!
Great singer but a thick...
Allegedly been a naught boy, again.
He has no strategy apart from doing nothing, that much is clear, but the big question is whether or not he allows a free vote.
If he does, the likelihood is that parliament will get to vote on the issue and will give its approval to a bombing campaign against ISIS.
This will allow him to...
Folks - I'm wondering if anyone has advice on travelling around Europe - bus or train views/ticket advice/experience in particular.
I have looked at Flixbus - https://www.flixbus.com/ - and it seems great value
I am contemplating a break seeing a number of European cities over a month-long...
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