A survey commissioned by The Royal Mail has ranked Edinburgh as the most attractive city in which to live and work in the whole UK.

The city’s green spaces, education and healthcare resulted in it beating London to the top spot.

Scotland’s capital was best in the UK in terms of education access and also edged out competition due to its green spaced sprawling across 28 per cent of the city.

Edinburgh was also the second-highest earning city, with an average weekly wage of £578, and it boasts a 70.8 per cent employment rate.

The top rated cities were

1. Edinburgh

2. London

3. Bristol

4. Newcastle-Gateshead

5. Manchester

6. Glasgow

7. Leeds

8. Cardiff

9. Sheffield

10. Liverpool



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