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Edinburgh: Capital of Scotland
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. Edinburgh is Scotland's second-most populous city, after Glasgow, and the seventh-most populous city in the United Kingdom.

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Scotland and Edinburgh's Graham out until February

scotland and edinburgh's graham out until february
Scotland wing Darcy Graham is expected to be out until February - the start of the Six Nations Championship - with a knee injury.
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Munster comeback sinks Edinburgh in URC

munster comeback sinks edinburgh in urc
Munster produce a strong second-half showing to come from behind and dent Edinburgh's good home record in the United Rugby Championship.
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URC: Edinburgh v Munster - radio & text

urc: edinburgh v munster - radio & text
Follow live text and radio coverage of Edinburgh's United Rugby Championship meeting with Munster.
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Trump avoids shock to reach Scottish Open quarters

trump avoids shock to reach scottish open quarters
Judd Trump survived a scare to beat Xiao Guodong and reach the quarter-finals of the Scottish Open in Edinburgh.
BBC Sport - Published

O'Sullivan stunned by Wilson at Scottish Open

o'sullivan stunned by wilson at scottish open
Ronnie O'Sullivan is out of the Scottish Open after a shock third-round loss to Gary Wilson in Edinburgh.
BBC Sport - Published

Scottish Cup Edinburgh derby as Rangers visit Perth

scottish cup edinburgh derby as rangers visit perth
Scottish Cup holders Rangers visit St Johnstone in the fourth round, while Hibs and Hearts meet at Easter Road and Aberdeen go to Darvel.
BBC Sport - Published

URC: Benetton v Edinburgh - live text

urc: benetton v edinburgh - live text
Follow live text coverage of Edinburgh's United Rugby Championship match against Benetton in Italy before Glasgow Warriors visit Leinster.
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Prince Andrew heckler will not face court

prince andrew heckler will not face court
A man charged for heckling Prince Andrew as he walked behind the Queen's coffin in Edinburgh will not face court, prosecutors have said.
Sky News - Published

Remembrance Sunday poppy wreaths set on fire in 'disgusting' attack

remembrance sunday poppy wreaths set on fire in 'disgusting' attack
A number of poppy wreaths have been set on fire in Edinburgh hours after Remembrance Sunday commemorations.
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'Disgraceful and disgusting': Bonfire night chaos as biker gang races through Edinburgh

'disgraceful and disgusting': bonfire night chaos as biker gang races through edinburgh
A road was blockaded with fire and motorbikes raced through part of Edinburgh amid Bonfire Night chaos on Saturday.
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Two men charged over alleged assault of Prince Andrew heckler

Two men have been charged over the alleged assault of a man who heckled Prince Andrew as he walked behind the Queen's coffin in Edinburgh.
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'Surreal', 'emotional and a 'wonderful honour': People from across Scotland say farewell to 'remarkable' Queen

'surreal', 'emotional and a 'wonderful honour': people from across scotland say farewell to 'remarkable' queen
People from across Scotland said their final goodbyes to Queen Elizabeth II as her coffin left Edinburgh and headed to London.
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Queen's coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace as thousands cheer

queen's coffin arrives at buckingham palace as thousands cheer
Huge crowds lined the streets to watch as the Queen's coffin completed its journey from Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace.
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Where you will be able to see Queen's coffin today as it is taken from Edinburgh to London

where you will be able to see queen's coffin today as it is taken from edinburgh to london
After lying at rest overnight, the Queen will leave Scotland for the final time on Tuesday as her coffin makes its way to London.
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King leads royals in vigil beside Queen's coffin

king leads royals in vigil beside queen's coffin
The King and senior members of the Royal Family have held a vigil beside the Queen's coffin in Edinburgh.
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Man Arrested For Heckling Prince Andrew at Queen Elizabeth's Funeral Procession

Prince Andrew was the target of a heckler during Queen Elizabeth's funeral procession, taking some nasty insults before police intervened. The Queen's funeral cortege passed through the streets of..
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'I have to pay my respects to my old boss': Former soldier waits 12 hours to view Queen's coffin

'i have to pay my respects to my old boss': former soldier waits 12 hours to view queen's coffin
A former soldier who waited more than 12 hours to view the Queen's coffin in Edinburgh has said he was "prepared to wait even longer" and that it was an experience he would never forget.
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Scottish fans line up to pay respects to the Queen

scottish fans line up to pay respects to the queen
Two friends and former civil service members joined a long queue in Edinburgh today to pay their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
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Woman charged with breaching the peace during Accession Proclamation for King Charles

woman charged with breaching the peace during accession proclamation for king charles
A woman has been charged with breaching the peace during the Accession Proclamation for King Charles III in Edinburgh.
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King Charles III leading Royal Family members in procession behind Queen's coffin in Edinburgh

king charles iii leading royal family members in procession behind queen's coffin in edinburgh
King Charles III is leading his family in a royal procession behind the coffin of the Queen, with large crowds lining the streets of Edinburgh.
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Queen's final journey: The people from all walks of life who waited for history to unfold before them

queen's final journey: the people from all walks of life who waited for history to unfold before them
In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, there was a realisation among much of the crowd of thousands: history is not just in the past, but something you can witness in the present.
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Queen's coffin arrives at royal residence in Edinburgh after 'emotional' journey from Balmoral

queen's coffin arrives at royal residence in edinburgh after 'emotional' journey from balmoral
The Queen's coffin has arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh after a six-hour journey on roads lined by members of the public from her Scottish home, Balmoral Castle.
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In pictures: Queen makes her final journey from Balmoral to Edinburgh

in pictures: queen makes her final journey from balmoral to edinburgh
The Queen is making her final journey from her Balmoral estate in Aberdeenshire to Edinburgh.
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Queen's coffin seen for the first time as it leaves Balmoral

queen's coffin seen for the first time as it leaves balmoral
The Queen's coffin has been seen for the first time as it begins its slow journey from Balmoral in Scotland to Edinburgh.
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Thousands expected to line route as Queen's coffin leaves Balmoral on six-hour journey

Thousands are expected to turn out on the streets of Scotland later as the Queen's coffin is driven from Balmoral to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh rubbish overflows as council staff continue strike

edinburgh rubbish overflows as council staff continue strike
The Scottish government is being urged to "prevent international embarrassment" as an ongoing council strike leaves bins overflowing on the streets of Edinburgh.
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Tory party turmoil inspires Edinburgh Fringe satirists

tory party turmoil inspires edinburgh fringe satirists
As Boris Johnson gets ready to bow out as prime minister, whatever your politics, satirists at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival are making the most of their one last opportunity to make fun of the man who..
Sky News - Published

Queen in high spirits as she joins Charles for unique military event at her Edinburgh palace

queen in high spirits as she joins charles for unique military event at her edinburgh palace
The Queen has joined Prince Charles for her second major public appearance of Holyrood Week at a unique military event at her Edinburgh palace.
Sky News - Published

Queen attends armed forces act of loyalty parade in Edinburgh

queen attends armed forces act of loyalty parade in edinburgh
The Queen looked in good spirits as she attended an armed forces act of loyalty in Edinburgh.
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Queen travels to Edinburgh to take part in Ceremony of the Keys

queen travels to edinburgh to take part in ceremony of the keys
The Queen has travelled to Edinburgh for a ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Sky News - Published

Eco-terrorist jailed after planting homemade explosive device in Edinburgh

eco-terrorist jailed after planting homemade explosive device in edinburgh
A former Greek serviceman has been jailed for planting a potentially explosive device in public gardens in the centre of Edinburgh.
Sky News - Published

Glasgow v Edinburgh off due to covid outbreak in hosts' squad

The 1872 Cup derby between Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh on Monday has been postponed as a result of a Covid-19 outbreak in the home club's squad.
BBC Sport - Published

Duke of Edinburgh-style scheme to reward pupils for climate action - as Thunberg prepares to join Glasgow strike

duke of edinburgh-style scheme to reward pupils for climate action - as thunberg prepares to join glasgow strike
Pupils are to be recognised for their climate action in a new scheme to be announced on a day when youth activists will protest at COP26.
Sky News - Published

Hearts 0-0 Hibernian: Edinburgh derby ends in stalemate

Hearts and Hibernian fail in their bids to reclaim top spot in the Scottish Premiership after a fierce Edinburgh derby ends in a stalemate.
BBC Sport - Published

Police Scotland admits failures over M9 death crash

police scotland admits failures over m9 death crash
Police Scotland has pleaded guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh to failings which "materially contributed" to the death of a woman after officers failed to respond to an emergency call.
Sky News - Published

Man charged with murder after woman falls to death from iconic landmark

man charged with murder after woman falls to death from iconic landmark
A man has been charged with murder after a woman fell to her death from Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh.
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Man, 27, charged after woman falls to her death from Arthur's Seat

A man has been charged after a woman fell to her death from Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, Police Scotland has said.
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Man arrested after 'suspicious' death of woman who fell from Arthur's Seat

man arrested after 'suspicious' death of woman who fell from arthur's seat
A 27-year-old man has been arrested after a woman fell to her death from Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh.
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Diversity front and centre at Edinburgh TV Festival as industry told to do better

diversity front and centre at edinburgh tv festival as industry told to do better
Diversity and equality were at the heart of discussions last week, when TV titans rolled into Edinburgh for its annual festival.
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Sir Billy Connolly to be given lifetime achievement award at Edinburgh TV festival

sir billy connolly to be given lifetime achievement award at edinburgh tv festival
Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly will be handed a lifetime achievement award at the Edinburgh TV festival, as the event kicks off in the Scottish capital.
Sky News - Published

Shots fired 'indiscriminately' at house while children were inside

Gunshots were fired "indiscriminately" at a house in Edinburgh while children were inside, police have said.
Sky News - Published

Rainbow Cup: Edinburgh 24-31 Glasgow Warriors - back-to-back derby wins for visitors

Glasgow Warriors secure back-to-back Rainbow Cup wins over Edinburgh as they build on their 1872 Cup success after another thriller.
BBC Sport - Published

Rainbow Cup: Glasgow Warriors 29-19 Edinburgh - hosts take back 1872 Cup

Glasgow Warriors end Edinburgh's three-year hold on the 1872 Cup with a thrilling, incident-packed Rainbow Cup derby victory at Scotstoun.
BBC Sport - Published

Gun salutes to be fired across UK to mark Prince Philip's 'legacy of indomitable spirit'

gun salutes to be fired across uk to mark prince philip's 'legacy of indomitable spirit'
Gun salutes marking the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will take place in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh as well as aboard some Royal Navy ships and in Gibraltar today.
Sky News - Published

Heineken Champions Cup: Racing 92 sweep side Edinburgh 56-3 to reach last eight

Racing 92 overpower Edinburgh to reach the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals for the fifth season in a row.
BBC Sport - Published

Edinburgh: Four points awarded after Benetton Pro14 game cancelled

Edinburgh are awarded four walkover points after the Pro14 opted not to rearrange their dead rubber home meeting with Benetton.
BBC Sport - Published

Pro14: Dragons 24-17 Edinburgh

Dragons fail in their bid for a possible Heineken Champions Cup place despite beating Edinburgh 24-17 in their final Pro14 game.
BBC Sport - Published

Tour of Britain 2021: Hawick & Edinburgh among new venues added

The penultimate leg of this year's Tour of Britain will run from Hawick to Edinburgh, as three new stages are confirmed.
BBC Sport - Published

Six Nations 2021: Injury-hit Wales recall Liam Williams to face Scotland

Liam Williams returns after a ban to boost injury-hit Wales for Saturday's Six Nations encounter against Scotland in Edinburgh.
BBC Sport - Published

Glasgow 23-22 Edinburgh: Hosts level 1872 Cup series at 1-1 with Pro14 win

Glasgow Warriors have a last-minute let-off as they edge a thrilling 1872 Cup second-leg tie against Edinburgh.
BBC Sport - Published


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