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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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Margaret Davies appears in the new Trainspotting film, including scenes filmed in Bellshill.

Singer swaps club stage for a part in T2 Trainspotting

A club singer has revealed how she was talent spotted by director Danny Boyle to appear in the sequel to Trainspotting and ended up filming scenes in a Bellshill pub.

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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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Will Ferrell in Elf.

Holly hosts festive fun and films

Staff at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre will be joined by Holly the Elf throughout December for festive fun and films.

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Motherwell student Rachel Clinton appears with Christopher Brookmyre at City Lines

Clinton to make her debut at Book Week Scotland event

A talented student writer from Motherwell is set to make her public speaking debut alongside best-selling novelist Christopher Brookmyre.

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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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Thomas Docherty with his remembrance coin

Bellshill’s Thomas creates new Remembrance coin design

A Bellshill man who now works at the Royal Mint has designed the 2016 commemorative £5 coin.

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Carol Vorderman. Pic: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com

I’m a Celebrity... line-up announced

All bets are off as we can now reveal the full line-up for I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! 2016 which includes TV star Carol Vorderman, Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt and Emmerdale’s Adam Thomas.

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Ewan McGregor and Ewan Bremner filming in Edinburgh. Credit - Jane Barlow

VIDEO - Official Trainspotting trailer released - Warning explicit content

The first official trailer for the long-awaited sequel to the cult film Trainspotting has been released.

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The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

On November 2 1936, the BBC launched the UK’s first regular TV service.

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Enjoy Drive In Movies at M&D's Theme Park this Hallowe'en

Drive In classics at M&D’s

The Times & Speaker has teamed up with Scotland’s Theme Park to offer one lucky reader and up to three friends the chance to experience M&D’s Drive In Movies this Hallowe’en.

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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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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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Portrait of Ian Baraclough during his final moments at Fir Park by Fraser MacDonald

A celebration of failure

Football fans have been given the chance to buy their own slice of soccer failure.

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The Starstruck boys hip hop and street dance class

Teacher developing yoga classes for kids

Starstruck Studios in Motherwell is holding a free open day for children’s yoga classes next month.

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Caroline gets in some practice whenever she can

Caroline puts her best foot forward to be dancing queen

Carfin woman Caroline Wardrope is swapping her pots and pans for a pair of dancing shoes.

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