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Police Scotland tease England after Calcutta Cup triumph

JK Rowling and Nicola Sturgeon also congratulated Scotland after the 25-13 win over England.

JK Rowling and Nicola Sturgeon also congratulated Scotland after the 25-13 win over England.

Police took to Twitter to tease England after Scotland’s Calcutta Cup triumph.The 25-13 win at Murrayfield was the country’s first win over its old rivals since 2008.And to mark the occasion the official Police Scotland Control Rooms account tweeted: “We are receiving calls reporting singing & cheering across Scotland but it seems particularly focused on the area of Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. We have alerted all on duty officers and will investigate these reports. Some beat officers will walk 500 miles to investigate." | twitter

Meanwhile, JK Rowling was at Murrayfield and shared the experience with her 14.1m followers.Before the game the Harry Potter author tweeted a picture of the famous trophy and wrote: "For confused followers, it’s the #CalcuttaCup, the oldest international in the world! Scotland versus England. So my next tweets will be mostly incoherent monosyllables because after years of not caring about sport I got emotionally invested in @Scotlandteam. #AsOne" | twitter

During the match Ms Rowling went against her husband’s advice and tweeted score updates.And on the final whistle she posted: "SCO 25 ENG 13 THIS CANNOT BE HAPPENING BUT IT IS #AsOne | twitter

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took a picture of the trophy being raised aloft and tweeted: "The Calcutta Cup belongs to @Scotlandteam. Congratulations to all on a famous victory. #AsOne #BackingBlue" | twitter

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