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Eurowings to launch direct flights from Edinburgh to Munich

German airline Eurowings is set to launch a new service offering direct flights from Edinburgh to Munich.

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Lothian Buses is set to hand over a �20m 'extraordinary dividend'

Bus chiefs urged to dispel concerns over £20m dividend

Lothian Buses chiefs have been urged to reassure passengers that their decision to hand over a £20 million dividend to the city council will not have a negative impact on existing bus services.

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Record year for Edinburgh Airport as millions pass through in 2016

Edinburgh Airport has broken a new annual record for passengers at any Scottish airport after it confirmed 12,366,498 flew through the airport in 2016.

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Lothian Buses will be helping to fund the tram line extension. Picture: Dan Phillips

Lothian Buses set to hand council £20m to fund tram extension

LOTHIAN Buses chiefs have agreed to put in place crucial financing which would allow proposals to extend the tram route to Newhaven to proceed.

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Ryanair have announced a flash sale. Picture; Neil Hanna

Ryanair launch Blue Monday flash sale

Ryanair have today launched a massive Blue Monday seat sale with thousands of seats on sale from just ₤9.99 for travel in January and February, only on the Ryanair.com website.

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Safety checks are being carried out on the Forth Rail Bridge. Picture Rob McDougall

Trains running as normal after Forth Bridge safety checks

Scotrail have confirmed their services are back to normal after warning commuters that they faced significant delays due to safety checks being carried out on the Forth Bridge.

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A bus lane camera in London Road

26,000 bus lane fines in Edinburgh in 2016

MORE than 26,000 fines were issued to drivers caught in bus lanes in the Capital last year.

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Online comments have backed the warning from Cameron Wyllie. Picture: Deadline News/Wullie Marr

Backing for Heriot’s head over parking row with parents

SUPPORTERS have taken to social media to back the head of a leading Capital private school who labelled parents “careless and selfish” when parking illegally to pick up their children.

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The accident took place near Saughton Prison. Stock image; John Devlin

Six-year-old rushed to hospital after collision with car in Saughton

A SIX-year-old boy was taken to hospital after a collision with a car on a busy crossing.

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Gavin Wudinge, 31, had only been on a Stagecoach bus for around half an hour before slumping in his seat after suffering a cardiac arrest. PICTURE: SWNS

Young father, 31, left dying on a bus for five hours

The grieving family of a young father have told of their torment after he was left dying on a bus for almost five hours.

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A hovercraft sets off from Portobello to Kirkcaldy in 2007. Picture: Kenny Smith

Calls for Forth hovercraft service following bridge closure

THE closure of the Forth Road Bridge after yesterday’s incident sparked calls for a new hovercraft link between Edinburgh and Fife.

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Heavy snow showers have caused delays. Picture; Michael Gillen

Scotland’s weather: Snow plays havoc for motorway drivers

Commuters travelling on the motorway were met with significantly longer journeys this morning as a result of heavy snow showers and icy conditions.

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The overturned lorry has closed the Forth Road Bridge. Picture: PA

Forth Road Bridge reopens after traffic chaos from overturned lorry

The Forth Road Bridge was last night reopened following its closure due to an incident in which a heavy lorry was blown over in high winds.

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The lorry overturned on the Forth Road Bridge. Picture; contributed

Forth Road Bridge reopens as recovery operation is completed

The Forth Road Bridge has fully reopened after it was closed following an incident in which a heavy lorry was blown over in high winds.

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A full team are being deployed

Gritting team ‘working through the night’ as winter weather approaches

Edinburgh city council will have their entire gritting team out in force tonight in a bid to tackle the winter weather and freezing conditions that are predicted in the coming days.

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Severe weather warnings are in force until Friday. Picture: SWNS

Scotland’s weather: ‘Real taste of winter’ tomorrow

Scotland will take the brunt of the “real taste of winter” which will grip the UK tomorrow, the Met Office warned.

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Replacement buses will operate in January. Picture; Getty

Buses to replace Edinburgh-Glasgow weekend Scotrail services

Scotrail have announced that a replacement bus service will be running on every weekend in January as a result of engineering works on the rail.

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Rail users face delays after a signal failure at Haymarket. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh train commuters face chaos after signal failure

Rail users are being warned to expect delays after a signal failure at Haymarket station, with a number of services facing cancellations or significant delays.

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