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Football: Craig spot on as Hibs shatter Hearts in derby late show

Hibernian captain Liam Craig gave his side the Edinburgh bragging rights as his late penalty clinched a 2-1 win over bitter rivals Hearts at Easter Road on Thursday. Terry Butcher's side kicked off 2014 with their first Edinburgh derby victory this season thanks to Craig's spot-kick seven minutes from full-time. James Collins put Hibernian ahead in the second half, but Hearts substitute David Smith equalised with 18 minutes remaining.

Football: Hearts lifted by derby win over Hibs

Crisis club Hearts were handed a massive boost as they secured a vital 1-0 win over Edinburgh rivals Hibernian in a fiercely contested match at Tynecastle. Calum Paterson grabbed the only goal of the match in the 71st minute to hand the beleaguered Hearts fans something to cheer as their side starts to eat into the 15 points deduction they began the season with as punishment for entering administration in the summer.

Football: Hearts lifted by derby win over Hibs

Crisis club Hearts were handed a massive boost as they secured a vital 1-0 win over Edinburgh rivals Hibernian in a fiercely contested match at Tynecastle. Calum Paterson grabbed the only goal of the match in the 71st minute to hand the beleaguered Hearts fans something to cheer as their side starts to eat into the 15 points deduction they began the season with as punishment for entering administration in the summer.

Travel Postcard - 48 hours in Edinburgh

By Mark Meadows EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Which city has two central if extinct volcanoes, one of which is topped by the most precariously positioned castle imaginable? It is not somewhere high in the Andes or on an Indonesian island, instead it is the elegant and laidback Edinburgh. The Scottish capital exudes class but also knows how to have a good time - especially during its world famous arts festival in August and the New Year's Eve "Hogmanay" extravaganza.
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