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Finding a resting placed for the symbolic rock of Scotland's ancient sovereignty, the Stone of Scone, will prove to be a difficult choice. The Secretary of State, Michael Forsyth, put the matter out for public consultation and almost 80 suggestions, some brilliant, some bizarre, some expected, had been submitted by the deadline yesterday.

Odds-on favourite is Edinburgh Castle. St Giles Cathedral on Edinburgh's Royal Mile is also in the running.