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Archie returns bigger and better for 2017

Taking a taxi ride to discover the city, creating a village of play dens, and printing 3D building blocks to create a super space are just some of the highlights this summer as architecture takes centre stage with its own fringe.

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Cartoon of a dancing bear in the Glasgow Looking Glass, July 8 1825. PIC: Special Collections at Glasgow University Library.

The street bear shot for wrestling a Glasgow councillor

Bruin the performing bear was well known on the streets of mid-19th Century Glasgow as the sidekick of travelling showman Antonio Dallori, who also went by the stage name of Aunty Dolly.

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Etching of Cumbernauld Town Centre by Ashleigh Murphy, Craigieburn Road, North Carbrain

A different view of Cumbernauld Town Centre

Local artist Ashleigh Murphy sent in this etching of Cumbernauld Town Centre evoking some of the concepts most commonly associated with the infamous concrete megastructure.

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Amazon launches 40 new channels

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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Auchinstarry festival will realise Chris’ dream of an event for the whole community

Auchinstarry festival will realise Chris’ dream of an event for the whole community

A new family-friendly festival is to be held at Auchinstarry Marina in the summer.

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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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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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James with director Danny Boyle

Cumbernauld’s James recalls his time on set of Trainspotting sequel

Local actor James McElvar can be seen in T2 Trainspotting, opening this weekend.

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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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Gregor Henderson - semifinalist, Landscape Artist of the Year 2016 on Sky Arts

Kilsyth’s Gregor in TV art contest

An artist from Kilsyth is currently featuring in televised competition for landscape artists.

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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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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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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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