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Political stand-up makes the rounds at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe

By Assa Samaké-Roman

Can comedy teach us anything about the news?
As it happens, political stand-up is one of the most popular genres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Brexit and Scottish independence are popular themes being discussed in the hundreds of comedy shows.

Assa Samaké-Roman has more in this third and final report on the Edinburgh festivals.

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