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Did you know that the first British cabinet meeting held outside London took place in Inverness? In early September 1921 Lloyd-George was on holiday in Gairloch on the opposite coast when events in Ireland – and specifically a letter from de Valera – necessitated an emergency cabinet discussion, held on September 7 1921 at the Town House on Inverness’s Castle Street.

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So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me "Can you give me a lift?" I said "Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it." - Tommy Cooper
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