Car break down cleared following delays on Forth Road Bridge

The Forth Road Bridge has been cleared following delays after a car broke down.

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The scene after an elderly pedestrian was being struck with a HGV on Lanark Road. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Appeal launched after elderly man hit by lorry on Lanark Road

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving an HGV and an elderly pedestrian in the south of the city.


Video: Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

Plain-clothed police will be taking to the streets of the Capital as part of a clampdown on motorists driving too close to cyclists.

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A 48-hour strike  has been suspended. Picture: PA

Virgin Trains strike suspended after ‘progress’ in talks

A planned 48-hour strike on Virgin Trains East Coast has been suspended following progress in talks.

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A partial evacuation took place at Waverley.

Evacuation at Waverley confirmed as ‘false alarm’

A partial evacuation of Edinburgh Waverley Station has been confirmed as a ‘false alarm’ according to Network Rail.

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Drug-driving limits were introduced in England in 2015. Picture: John Giles

Drug-drive limits and new tests to be introduced in Scotland

Ministers today announced their intention to bring in drug-drive limits in Scotland, days after the Scottish Conservatives called for action.
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Evening News joins launch of new fire engines in Edinburgh

The safety of local communities has been bolstered following a multi-million pound investment in new fire appliances including one at Tollcross – Scotland’s busiest station.

The Gogarburn underpass which will close tonight for roadworks causing traffic chaos. Picture; Greg Macvean

Gogar underpass to remain closed until Sunday

The Gogar underpass is to remain closed citybound until Sunday

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The reusable mug had not been risk assessed.

Train passenger’s reusable mug refused over ‘risk assessment’

A Virgin Trains attendant refused to serve coffee to a passenger in his reusable travel mug because it had not been ‘risk assessed’.

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Budget airline Norwegian could help further cut average fares to New York with the launch of flights from Edinburgh in June.

Scots fliers have enjoyed 13% air fares cut in the last year

Air passengers flying from Scotland have seen fares reduced by an average 13 per cent over the last year, according to Edinburgh-based flight search firm Skyscanner.
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Dalmeny Station has been renamed for one day only. Picture; Jane Barlow.

Dalmeny Station renamed for World Heritage Day

To celebrate World Heritage Day, Dalmeny Station has been renamed to honour its past.

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A Virgin Trains East Coast train. Picture: Chris Watt

Virgin Trains will run full east coast service despite RMT strike

Virgin Trains has announced it will run a full timetable during planned industrial action by rail union RMT.

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Lothian buses firms nominated for awards

Lothian buses firms nominated for awards

LOTHIAN Buses has been nominated for two prizes at this year’s Scottish Transport Awards.

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A biker killed in an accident has been named. Stock image

Biker killed in fatal crash named

Police have named the man who was killed in a road traffic accident on Wednesday April 12 on the B9080.

Conservatives say Scotland is lagging behind the rest of the UK.

Zero tolerance demand by Tories over drug-driving

The Scottish Conservatives have launched a campaign calling for a harder stance on drug-driving north of the ­Border, claiming tougher ­legislation is needed to stop Scotland ­lagging behind other parts of the UK.

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Police have appeared for help in tracking the youths. Picture: British Transport Police

Police hunt youths who tied ladder to train tracks

Police are on the hunt of four “reckless” youths who tied a ladder to train tracks in West Lothian.

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Southbound Virgin train at Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Pic: JP

Train workers to strike on East Coast main line

WORKERS on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 48-hour strike in a row over the role of guards and jobs.

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Drivers using Scotland's busiest road have faced two months of disruption. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

M8 ‘missing link’ section due to open ahead of schedule

A NEW section of one of Scotland’s busiest motorways is to open to traffic nearly a week ahead of schedule, cutting up to 20 minutes off the journey time between the country’s two biggest cities.

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Commuters are facing disruption. Picture: John Devlin

Disruption for commuters as North Berwick trains cancelled

Commuters are facing disruption this evening after services to North Berwick were cancelled or delayed.

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The fatal incident happened near Linlithgow. Picture: John Devlin

Biker, 47, dies in crash in West Lothian

A biker has died in a crash in West Lothian.

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