HOW many comedians have emerged from Aberdeen?
MARK Buckland is only 26, yet he lives with the sensation time is running out.
In the stillness, it's hard to imagine the gunfire and shelling, the skies ablaze as homes burned to the ground.
'People tell me the most heart-breaking things," says Chuck Palahniuk, his face lit by the warm glow of the fire.
hIGH above the pavements and the careworn crowds, there they are, the century-old tributes carved out of stone:
Her name was Gertrude Canning.
Alan McGee took his last line of cocaine in February 1994.
Wreathed in a halo of menthol cigarette smoke, June Brown is giving me a guided tour of her palatial bungalow in Surrey while talking to her late husband, the actor Robert Arnold.