Lothian Buses unveil new ‘Poppy Bus’ for Remembrance Day 2016

Lothian Buses has unveiled a brand new, specially-created ‘Poppy Bus’ to mark Remembrance Day 2016.

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Transport minister Humza Yousaf

Soaring rail costs prompts call for Holyrood control of Network Rail

Transport minister Humza Yousaf today called for full control of Network Rail after it was revealed the cost of some major upgrades had doubled.
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ScotRail is under pressure to improve services. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Ministers ‘ready’ to step in if ScotRail misses targets

The Scottish Government has a plan in place to take over the running of the country’s railways if ScotRail fails to hit improvement targets.

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An information board displays cancelled flights at the airport Stuttgart, southern German / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Silas Stein / Germany OUTSILAS STEIN/AFP/Getty Images

Eurowings cancels hundreds of flights amid cabin crew strike

German airline Lufthansa has cancelled hundreds of flights at its budget unit Eurowings, affecting 40,000 passengers, because of a strike by cabin crew.

Utilities firms might have to start renting lane space before they can begin roadworks. Picture: Callum Bennetts

Utility firms could face ‘lane rental’ charges for roadworks

UTILITY companies could be forced to “rent” the stretches of road they want to dig up in the Capital under new plans to minimise disruption and delays.

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RyanAir have launched a seat sale on flights from Scotland. Picture: Contributed

Ryanair launch £2 flash sale for flights from Scotland

Budget carrier Ryanair are hosting a £2 seat sale which ends at midnight tonight.

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Gordon Dewar wants the Scottish Government to cut Air Passenger Duty by 50% following the decision. Picture; contributed

City airport chief attacks Heathrow runway decision

THE boss of Edinburgh Airport has slammed the decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport saying it creates “a powerful monopoly” that undermines long haul flights from other UK airports.

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Lothian buses are changing their routes. Picture: Alex Hewitt

Village cut off by Lothian Bus route changes

LOTHIAN Buses is to stop serving the Midlothian village of Auchendinny.

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Police are on the scene. Picture: Mark Atkinson

Man charged following Canonmills crash

A MAN has been charged after a woman pedestrian suffered a serious leg injury in an accident at Canonmills last night.

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ScotRail passengers have been told to check travel plans as improvement works begin

Travel plan alert as ScotRail improvement works begin

Rail passengers have been advised to check their travel plans as improvement works get underway.

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Edinburgh's Waverley Station. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor / J P License

ScotRail admits service ‘not good enough’

ScotRail has admitted its performance “isn’t good enough” after the reliability of train services fell below target.

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Lothian Buses had a high-profile boardroom battle.

Leader: ‘Let’s hope obscene bus pay will end’

lothian Buses chiefs must have thought the controversy over salaries and bonus payments was behind them after the high-profile boardroom battle.

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Lothian Buses cheifs are to reap a substantial bonus. Picture; Jane Barlow

City bus bosses secure £270,000 in bonuses after threatening legal action

TWO controversial outgoing Lothian Buses chiefs have pocketed £180,000 in bonuses in the last two years – and are set to rake in another £90,000 before they leave.

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The A702 City Bypass. Picture: Greg Macvean

Driver injured on bypass after kids throw objects from bridge above

A WOMAN was injured when an object thrown from a motorway bridge smashed her windscreen.

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Fallen beer kegs have caused disruption at Hermiston Gait. Picture: Keith Struthers/Twitter

Motorists delayed at Hermiston Gait after beer kegs spilled

EDINBURGH city bypass and Hermiston Gait junction hit by tailbacks after dozens of beer kegs fall from a lorry.

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No one is believed to have been injured. Picture; SWNS

Two cars plunge into the sea at Granton

EMERGENCY services were called to Gypsy Brae this morning after two cars plunged into the sea.

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Up to 4000 Hogmanay revellers will be able to use the free tram service

Free trams laid on for Edinburgh's Hogmanay revellers

Free tram rides are to be laid on in Edinburgh for the first time since the controversial service began operating - for the city’s Hogmanay revellers.
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Abelio ScotRail's managing director has vowed to improve services. Picture: John Devlin

ScotRail set to make ‘incredible’ effort to improve punctuality

ScotRail is making an “incredible” effort to improve the punctuality of trains on Scotland’s railways, the head of the train company has said.

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The iconic Forth Bridge may not be as distinctive as we thought. Picture: Dan Philips

Nearly half of Britons fail to identify Forth Bridge

Scotland’s iconic Forth Bridge is having an identity crisis, after it was revealed that nearly half of Britons couldn’t identify it from a picture.

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