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Articles Tagged 'Glasgow'

The Results Are In: Glaswegian Accent Is Sexiest

We all interpret sound differently, and each of us has a preference when it comes to accents, but we can agree on one thing: A British accent is dead sexy. But, does one region trump others? According to British Airways, who did a recent survey of 1,000 Americans, the accent of Glasgow, Scotland is the most […]

George Clooney

Fancy Dinner With George Clooney? Go to Scotland

Or, to be entirely accurate, go to Scotland in November. Social Bite is a chain of non-profit sandwich cafés in Edinburgh and Glasgow that donates all proceeds to charity, and encourages customers to donate food and drink to local homeless people. It was set up by the enterprizing Josh Littlejohn, and just under half of […]


Britain’s ‘Most Desirable’ Postcodes Revealed

If you were asked to guess which places residents of the U.K. thought were the “most desirable” in which to live, there’d be a few pretty obvious candidates. The cosmopolitan bustle of London, the historic spires of Oxford or Cambridge, the thriving cultural scene of Manchester, the natural beauty of the Lake District… right? Those might be […]

Peter Capaldi

WATCH: Peter Capaldi’s Glorious Message to Glasgow Art Students

Peter Capaldi has taken time out while shooting Season Eight of Doctor Who to lend his support to a campaign to restore the historic Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art, after it was damaged by fire last month. Peter, who graduated from the GSA in 1980 after studying Graphic Design, has not only […]

Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly Opts Out on Scottish Vote

Hold that order of haggis. Actor and comedian Billy Connolly says he will neither vote on the issue of independence for Scotland nor reveal on which side of the issue he comes down. The 71-year old star of Quartet made his remarks during an interview  with the BBC on Monday (Feb. 17). Asked whether he intended to vote in the […]

George Square and City Chambers dating from 1888, Glasgow, Scotl

Snapshot: 12 Photos of Glasgow, Scotland

We made a visit to Doctor Who’s turf in Cardiff, Wales with this snapshot back in October 2013. Let’s take a spin around Peter Capaldi‘s hometown of Glasgow, Scotland, with this snapshot of 12 photos: Any plans to make a visit to Glasgow, Scotland? See More: Smutty New YouTube Sensation Bethany Woodruff is Scottish-born Spotted […]

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The Brit List: 5 British Accents That Can Baffle Americans

There are so many different accents floating around the U.K. It’s not too surprising with 300 languages being spoken in just London alone. Easily, someone from one town may not be able to understand another person from just an hour away. We’ve found a handful of film and TV clips that demonstrate British accents Americans might find indecipherable. […]