Talk of the Town: 1D ticket prices going in, eh, one direction

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BIGGER than The Beatles – well, statistically speaking, it’s an absolutely true statement about One Direction.

And now it appears their planned trip to the Capital is living up to that hype.

The X Factor contestants are performing at Murrayfield next summer and when tickets went on sale on Saturday, all 50,000 were snapped up in just 90 minutes.

Since then, touts have been cashing in, selling the £50 briefs for a staggering £1200.

Andy’s not goat a lot to keep him occupied

WHEN you’re sick, there’s only so much sleeping and soup slurping you can do before you start hunting for more inventive ways to pass the time.

That’s a fact proven this week by no less than tennis champ Andy Murray, who’s kicking his heels at home after injury ruled him out of the French Open.

And just four days into his enforced hiatus, it seems his patience has cracked after he shared with fans on Facebook a video of “goats yelling like humans”.

Frankel bags new job

OSCAR-winning director David Frankel – behind box office smash The Devil Wears Prada – has been hitting East Lothian’s golf courses this week.

But for once he’s playing second fiddle, caddying for his 11-year-old twins, Jake and Phoebe, at the US Kids Golf European Championship.

MOT for your Rover?

YOU get your car MOT’d every year – so shouldn’t your dog enjoy the same luxury?

Vets from the PDSA are carrying out health checks across the Capital from June 14-16.

And they’re completely free – unless, of course, the paws are worn and the fumes toxic.