Elle Duffy

Online journalist, STV News

Location icon Scotland, UK

A 19-year-old journalist from Scotland.
Multimedia journalism student at Glasgow Caledonian University. Previous online reporter, feature writer and production journalist with STV in Glasgow. Occasional lifestyle blogger.


Featured work

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How a deaf teenager from Congo found her voice in poetry

Forced to escape war-torn country of DR Congo, the 16-year-old has been brought up in Scotland from a very early age. Not only faced with the difficulty of communicating with strangers, Keren also had to learn British Sign Language.

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Author of mystery message in bottle tracked down to Scotland

It was a calm September evening when Jimmy Robertson signed off a hastily written letter, crammed it into a tiny bottle and threw it into the North Sea. It was 1970 and he had been aboard the MV Gosport for four long days, working below deck on the donkey boilers that were too hot to touch.

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Husky pup rescued from Ayrshire harbour by coastguard

The husky was found nearing the point of exhaustion on Monday evening and it was clear she had been in the water for some time. Ardrossan Coastguard Rescue Team was called out to Irvine harbour shortly after 5pm.

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'Greek' Thomson: Remembering Glasgow's overlooked architect

Yet when Mackintosh was still a child, another architect had already spent his life designing a great city of towers and churches. Born 200 years ago on Sunday, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson is often overlooked as one of Glasgow's leading designers but he was responsible for some of the city's most beloved buildings.

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Gongo the survivor: A three-legged dog's journey to Scotland

It began in a small village - a figure sprinting towards a cowering Tanzanian street dog, machete in hand, striking the tiny pup's leg. Another figure approached, laughing. "That's not how you do it," he said, as he took the weapon, " This is how you do it."

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Food lovers in meltdown over sell-out Cheese Toastie Festival

Fluffy toasted bread, bubbling cheese and a not-so-healthy array of glazed meat and fresh tomato; whatever the definition of a perfect cheese toastie is, Scotland has it sussed. An institutional part of Scotland's homemade cuisine, the seemingly simple snack has captured the hearts (and stomachs) of a nation.

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