The Diary

  • SINGER Alvin Stardust has died, which reminds us of when he flew up to Scotland for a charity gig a few years ago from London, and a British Airways official insisted that he needed some photo ID to board the plane.

  • WE bump into musician Roy Gullane, who tells us:

  • SO we now have to pay for our plastic bags in the shops, and folk continue to debate whether it is a good idea or not.

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