North London boys Ray and Dave Davies formed The Ray Davies Quartet with classmate Pete Quaife while attending William Grimshaw Secondary Modern School in Muswell Hill, London. Having made their first appearance at a school dance, the band (who would eventually become The Kinks) started playing in local pubs, and at one point, brought in another musical friend from school, Rod Stewart. Accounts differ as to whether he sang with the band the drummer’s mum, provider of their rehearsal space, hated his voice or just played harmonica..
Get the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsRestrictions have been put in place at the unnamed farm as an investigation is carried out into the source of the animal disease Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, more commonly known as Mad Cow Disease.The case was identified as part of routine testing and did not enter the human food chain, according to the Scottish Government.Read MoreMums in meltdown over spelling and maths tests during sleepoverScotland Chief Veterinary Officer Sheila Voas said: “While it is too early to tell where the disease came from in this case, its detection is proof that our surveillance system is doing its job.”We are working closely with the Animal and Plant Health Agency to answer this question, and in the meantime, I would urge any farmer who has concerns to immediately seek veterinary advice.”Fergus Ewing, Scotland Rural Economy Secretary, added: “Following confirmation of a case of classical BSE in Aberdeenshire, I have activated the Scottish Government response plan to protect our valuable farming industry, including establishing a precautionary movement ban being placed on the farm.Read MoreFrozen sweetcorn warning after nine deaths”While it is important to stress that this is standard procedure until we have a clear understanding of the diseases origin, this is further proof that our surveillance system for detecting this type of disease is working.”Millions of cattle were culled in the UK in the 1990s due to BSE.What is BSE?What is BSE? BSE stands for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy a disease which infects cows, attacks their central nervous system and is generally fatal. Symptoms typically include a lack of co ordination and aggression, leading it to be known as mad cow disease.Can it be passed to humans?Scientists believe the disease can be passed to humans through the food chain, causing a fatal condition called new variant Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (nvCJD).When was the last case in Scotland?This case the Scottish Government has confirmed on an Aberdeenshire farm is the first in Scotland for more than a decade.When was the last UK outbreak?A widespread BSE outbreak which began in the UK in the late 1980s reached its peak in 1992/1993 with 100,000 confirmed cases.