Elle Duffy

Online journalist, STV News

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.

Scotland, UK

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Scotland's oldest island postie prepares for busiest delivery day

For 16 years, Michael Braddock has served the tiny island community, ready at the lick of a stamp to throw on his royal red satchel and deliver his round. Over the years, being...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Scots couple in love for 71 years reveal secret to happy marriage

In a small house in Peterhead, Robert Morrison looks at the ring on his finger that hasn't moved in 71 years. His wife is busy in the next room, bustling back and forth getting...

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In pictures: Thousands geek out with sci-fi stars at comic con

Whether you secretly hoard all 100 episodes of Stargate: Atlantis, have a mug covered in Star Wars quotes, or are still waiting on your Hogwarts letter, there is one thing for...

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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....

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Air hostess battles cancer to publish book on life in the skies

Lesley Sehli, 58, who became one of the first female crew members to fly with Saudi Airlines, recalls travelling the world, meeting extraordinary passengers and even rescuing...

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Mother completes 18 random acts of kindness in memory of her son

Inside a white envelope with a candy cane border, there was a picture of a young boy with a blue and yellow scarf and a toothy grin. It was one of Lynne McKenzie's favourite...

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Twelve of Scotland's most enchanting forests to explore

Laura Piper Eleanor Duffy With almost one fifth of its land area covered in woodland, it's no wonder that Scotland's forests hold pride of place in some of our favourite...

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Scotland in miniature: Why tourists flock to Arran all year round

The islands of Scotland were often seen as a quiet destination for retirees, with their tranquil settings and gentler pace of life. But the isles have seen quite a revival in...

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National Library of Scotland finds new home at Kelvin Hall

The recently refurbished Kelvin Hall in Glasgow plays host to the new National Library premises, which sees an extension to the library's reach outside of its old home in...

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Kilted walker losing use of legs braves all to cross Canada on foot

Its owner sits nearby, silently planning how he will walk the short distance between his couch and the kitchen. He takes a deep breath and stands - not too quickly, but fast...

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Scotland's tribute: The famous faces gone too soon during 2016

From actors and comedians to musicians and athletes, we want to remember these well-known figures who are no longer with us. Starting with the sad news of David Bowie's death in...

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Paws off: Tourists under fire for rubbing Greyfriars Bobby nose

The affectionate tradition of touching the statue's nose for good luck has left the pup sporting a shiny bronze snout, despite being treated to a nose job in 2013. The criticism...

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Four lion cubs make first public appearance at safari park

Visitors to the park in Stirlingshire were introduced to 12-week-old cubs Murray, Reid, Thistle and Isla on Tuesday. Vet Patrick Day gave the cubs their last inoculations and a...