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Amazon launches 40 new channels

More than 40 subscription TV channels including Discovery and ITV Hub+ are now available to watch for Amazon Prime members as part of the new Channels service.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Frank Quitely with his image of Superman flying over Kelvingrove. Pic: SNS.

Glasgow is Frank about its place as the centre of the comic book universe

Nearly 200 years ago Glasgow became the birthplace of the comic book and remains at the entre of the industry to this day.

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Stuart goes that little bit further

Stuart goes that little bit further

Off the Ball star Stuart Cosgrove is just one of the big names taking part in this year’s bigger, better Further From Festival.

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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

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John Hurt in his role as 'the War Doctor' in a Doctor Who special episode.

Actor Sir John Hurt dies at 77.

Veteran character actor John Hurt, star of movies including Alien and Harry Potter, has died at 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

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The Hippodrome

Hippodrome is still a four star flicks

The historic Hippodrome cinema in Bo’ness has retained its pretigious four star rating from Visit Scotland.

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Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

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Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our TV screens and that got us thinking - which other game show would you like to see back on TV?

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The Heritage Lottery Fund has given a grant of over �1.6m  for the RiverLife project on the Avon and Almond rivers

Cash flowing in for local groups and residents to reinvigorate waterway

Rivers that were once at the forefront of the industrial revolution are to get makeovers to encourage people to reconnect with and use them.

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Youngsters taking part in the the first LandWords event
Picture: James Clare

Weekend fun as LandWords is back in town

Back in town for another action-packed weekend of creative events at Callendar House is the LandWords festival.

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Bo'ness Academy Dance Show performers (Pic: Craig Halkett)

Dancing the night away

More than 130 youngsters danced the night away at the first ever Bo’ness Academy Dance Showcase.

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Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in a scene from Outlander. Picture: AP/Sony Pictures

Outlander locations record surge in tourist numbers

The worldwide success of the television adaptation of the first of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels has reaped benefits for Scotlands tourist industry.

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Shale history project launch

History project uncovers life in Bridgend during shale mining era

School pupils found history coming to life at the launch of the Bridgend Shale History Project.

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Sheila McKechnie, who passed away in 2004

Movie honour for passionate homeless campaigner Sheila McKechnie

A screening of Ken Loach’s famous film Cathy Come Home is being dedicated to social change campaigner Sheila McKechnie next week.

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