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Drone comes within 30m of plane landing at Edinburgh Airport

A commercial plane had a near miss when it came within just 30 meters of a drone while landing at Edinburgh Airport.

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Manchester arena attack: armed police to patrol Scottish Cup final

Armed police will patrol the Scottish Cup Final clash between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Saturday following the Manchester attack, Police Scotland announced today.

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Train times are changing as a result of rail works.

Changes to train times on Borders Railway

Commuters on the Borders Railway are being urged to plan their journeys in advance due to a changing timetable.

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Traffic in Corstorphine where the air quality continues to be of poor quality. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Capital business owners react to Low Emission Zone plans

TALK of charges for lorries, vans and buses using the most polluted streets in a bid to reduce emissions has received a mixed reaction.

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Taxi driver Ryan Walls who has taken pictures of people he has picked up in his taxi and is having an exhibition. Picture; Greg Macvean

Taxi driver’s snaps become centre of new exhibition

this cabbie no longer has to ask fares to guess who he had in the back of his taxi.

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Arkleston Road in Paisley is the No 1 cycling accident hotspot. Picture: John Devlin

Revealed: 20 black spots for cycling accidents

Scotland’s riskiest roads for cyclists have been named by campaigners, who called for the most dangerous junctions to be improved.

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Arkleston Road in Paisley is the No 1 cycling accident hotspot. Picture: John Devlin

Revealed: Edinburgh blackspots for cycling accidents

FOUR locations in the Capital have been named amongst Scotland’s riskiest roads for cyclists.

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ScotRail said it is already one of Britain's most punctual train operators. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Network Rail ‘stealth plan’ to make trains run on time

Commuters face longer train journeys to make timetables more reliable, The Scotsman has learned.

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Edinburgh train changes on Marathon day

Edinburgh train changes on Marathon day

Extra train services will help Edinburgh Marathon runners and spectators get back to the Capital.

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Image via Traffic Scotland.

Traffic lights out at Hermiston Gait bypass

Drivers are being urged to proceed with caution due to a traffic light failure at Herminston Gait.

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Diversions are in place in the Old Town.

Diversions in place for Old Town gas works

GAS works are taking place in the Old Town, prompting diversions to main routes.

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Central London has had a Low Emission Zone since 2008

Edinburgh bids for first pollution charging zone

THE Capital is bidding to be the first city in Scotland to charge for entry to the worst-polluted roads.

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A faulty component as part of the overhead power lines will have to be replaced. Picture: Network Rail

Edinburgh-Glasgow rail electrification delayed again

Plans to speed up journeys by electrifying the main Edinburgh-Glasgow rail line have been delayed again, transport minister Humza Yousaf told MSPs today.
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The woman is understood to be in a critical condition. Picture; John Devlin

Woman in ‘critical condition’ after West Lothian bridge fall

A woman is in critical condition after reportedly falling from a bridge in West Lothian during rush hour yesterday.

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Hearts fans have been warned of train delays. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Hearts fans warned of rail delays ahead of Celtic clash

FANS travelling by train to Hearts’ final league game of the season against Celtic are being urged to leave extra time for their journeys.

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EasyJet marked International Women's Day in March with an all-female crew of six pilts and cabin crews on a flight from Gatwick to Madrid. Picture: EasyJet

EasyJet launches biggest pilot recruitment drive yet

EasyJet is seeking more pilots at its Edinburgh and Glasgow bases as part of Scotland’s largest airline’s biggest recruitment drive to date.
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The launch of Walk Day Wednesday coincides with Walk to School Week. Picture: Scottish Government

Walk on Wednesdays, transport minister tells Scots

Everyone should walk on Wednesdays for short journeys, transport minister Humza Yousaf urged today.
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A 20mph scheme has been introduced in parts of Edinburgh. Picture; Greg Macvean

All of Scotland should adopt 20mph scheme says Green MSP

A GREEN MSP has launched a public consultation on his proposals to lower the default urban speed limit to 20mph.

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Uber are launching gift cards in the UK. Picture; AP

Uber launches gift cards for UK users

Car-hailing service Uber has launched gift cards for journeys in the UK.

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On this day in 1995 a major change to the transport network was complete.

On this day in 2005: Centre of Edinburgh becomes car free

In one of the biggest changes in traffic management in the city in over 40 years, the centre of Edinburgh became car-free on this day in 2005.

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