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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, the seat of the Scottish parliament and government, the largest city by area and the second largest by population in the country. The City of Edinburgh Council governs one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas. The council area includes urban Edinburgh and a 30 square miles (78 km2) rural area. Located in the south-east of Scotland, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea. Source: Wikipedia

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This year my Edinburgh show is drastically overrunning, sometimes by as much as 60 minutes. One night it ran from 6.40pm until midnight. Let me explain. At the end of every show, I try to get an audience member to go on a date with me and whilst I don't think of the date as a part of the show, the beady eyes spying on me and my "quarry" suggest otherwise.

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No Six Nations changes for Scotland

Scotland today named an unchanged team for Saturday's final RBS 6 Nations match in Ireland.

Robinson keeps faith in his side despite result in Rome

They led until the 79th minute against Wales in Cardiff and until the 67th minute against Italy in Rome. Now the challenge for Scotland is to do it all over again, to get into a potential winning position in Edinburgh on Saturday – and this time stay there until the digits on the Murrayfield match-clock turn to 00.00.

Joe Worsley: 'In Edinburgh you feel the hostility in the air'

The England flanker admits the Scotland back row will present a threat on Saturday

Scotland recall for De Luca

Nick De Luca was today recalled to the Scotland team for Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash at Murrayfield.

Hines blow for Scotland

Nathan Hines was today ruled out of Scotland's RBS 6 Nations game in Wales after suffering a calf strain and aggravating an ankle injury against France.

Knee injury hurts Haskell's Six Nations quest

Edinburgh 9 Stade Francais 7

Thompson fits the Bill with display of skill

Edinburgh 9 Stade Français 7

RBS anger as 'Fred the Shred' lands a new job

Royal Bank of Scotland shareholders last night joined politicians in condemning Sir Fred "the Shred" Goodwin's return to employment, more than a year after he had been cast into comfortable retirement when his institution received an emergency bail-out from the Government.

Hutton's debut connection lights up Edinburgh attack

Edinburgh 21 Cardiff Blues 12

Barclay dropped by Scotland despite famous win

Having led the monumental tackle count in the defensive tour de force that did for the Wallabies at Murrayfield last weekend, John Barclay would have been expecting to keep his place on the blindside flank for Scotland's final test of the autumn against Argentina this Saturday.

Scotland ease to victory over Fiji

Scotland 23 Fiji 10

Cattles' saviour lands major role at RBS as part of growing restructuring team

Laura Barlow, one of the key figures in the turnaround of failing sub-prime mortgage lender Cattles, has landed a major role at Royal Bank of Scotland.

Visser scores late try to keep Scottish interest alive

Edinburgh 17 Ulster 13: Refusal to bend the knee helps Edinburgh avoid a disastrous home defeat by a dogged Ulster side
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