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2011-03-22 10:02:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names take Manhattan by storm and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the ninth annual charity event, this year taking place on Tuesday April 5, 2011.

2010-10-01 17:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow-based Billi Productions Ltd announced today the completion of the musical score composition and orchestral recording for "Sir Billi," Scotland's first full-length animated feature film that is now in the final stages of post production.

2010-03-31 13:41:00

LOS ANGELES, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on Scotland's first full-length animated feature film, Glasgow-based Billi Productions Ltd and independent studio Glasgow Animation have started post-production including final colorization, lighting and rendering on the new animated family film "Sir Billi," it was announced today by Sascha Hartmann, co-founder of Billi Productions Ltd.

2010-03-16 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names from New York City and around the globe take over Manhattan and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the highly-anticipated annual event, again hosted by Sir Sean and Lady Connery, taking place Monday, April 5, 2010.

2009-06-19 08:51:00

HONG KONG, June 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The world-renowned actor Sir Sean Connery will be awarded an 'Honorary Doctorate of the University' by his home- town university today (Friday, 19 June). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090619/HKF006 ) The Edinburgh-born Scot will collect his degree at a ceremony from Edinburgh Napier University, situated in Scotland's capital city.

2009-03-17 17:31:00

Sir Sean and Lady Connery Kick off Tartan Week with Celebrity Runway Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated New Yorkers and celebrity Scots from around the globe take over the city and get "Dressed to Kilt" with Sir Sean and Lady Connery playing host of the evening's festivities.

2009-02-27 16:28:56

A spokesman for David Beckham said the soccer star did not give consent for his image to be used in a Chinese commercial for an impotence drug. Footage of Beckham from a television interview was paired with Chinese dubbing in the advertisement to make it appear that the British athlete is promoting the impotence drug, which is marketed as a competitor to Pfizer's Viagra, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. You want to know how I keep myself hard on the pitch? a voice asks in Chinese while...

2008-09-12 18:00:21

1. What name is given to the usher belonging to the Order of the Garter whose chief duty is to serve as official messenger of the House of Lords? 2. Ash Wednesday is the first day of which Christian festival? 3. How many humps has a Bactrian camel? 4.

2008-08-25 15:00:42

By GARETH EDWARDS Capital-born legend is in fine fettle as he launches memoirs SIR Sean Connery was in good spirits as he officially launched his long-awaited memoirs Being A Scot at the Edinburgh International Book Festival today.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.