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Motorcyclist injured in collision near Glasgow Airport

A biker has been been injured in a crash with a bus near Glasgow Airport.

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Services between Ayr and Maybole face disruption.

Scotrail services cancelled after person is struck by train

Rail services between Ayr and Maybole have been cancelled after a person was struck by a train.

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Glasgow bin lorry crash driver will not face private prosecution

GLASGOW bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke will not face a private prosecution over the tragedy which claimed six lives, appeal judges ruled yesterday.

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Virgin increases weekend Edinburgh to Newcastle trains

Virgin Trains is increasing weekend services connecting Edinburgh and Newcastle following an increase in passengers.

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5 vehicles have been involved in the crash.  Picture; Scott Louden

Five vehicles involved in Forth Road Bridge crash

Emergency services have dealt with a five-vehicle collision on the southbound carriageway of the Forth Road Bridge.

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The incident happened on Briarcroft Road in the Robroyston area of the city. Picture: Google

Land Rover driven into Glasgow man’s car in ‘targeted attack’

A MAN was chased and assaulted after a Land Rover was driven into his car in what police say was a “deliberate, targeted attack”.

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The incident took place half a mile north of Dunbar. Picture; Google

26-year-old woman killed in A1 crash

A 26 year-old woman has died following a “serious” road traffic collision on the A1 this morning.

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The Conservatives want to see an end to APD for long-haul flights. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Tories call for air passenger duty to be scrapped on long-haul flights

Scottish Conservatives want air passenger duty (APD) on long-haul flights to be scrapped for most travellers.

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New lighting installed in the Falkirk Tunnel last year. Picture: Scottish Canals

Falkirk Tunnel project to throw new light on Burke and Hare

An historic canal tunnel’s grisly past is expected to be highlighted as part of plans to upgrade its lighting.

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Loganair managing director Jonathan Hinkles. Picture: Nick Ponty

Alastair Dalton: Loganair to set a new course into the unknown

For “Scotland’s Airline”, it could be a bright future - or its biggest test.

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An airport security officer at the entrance to the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad after yesterdays plane crash. Picture: AP

Survivors ‘unlikely’ among 48 on board in Pakistan plane crash

A plane belonging to Pakistan’s national carrier has crashed with 48 people on board. Survivors are “unlikely”, a government official has said.

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The piglet is now recovering

Road hog: Escaped piglet caught on Scots motorway

The Scottish SPCA is hunting the owner of a piglet after it was found running wild on the road heading towards the Forth Road Bridge.

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Martin Flanagan says Stagecoach can ride out the current disruption. Picture: Contributed

Martin Flanagan: Stagecoach resilient despite headwinds

You might say that for Scottish transport major Stagecoach and its industry peers everything that could go wrong has gone wrong in the past year.

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Flybe is set to start the flights next March.

Flybe to launch new Heathrow flights from Aberdeen and Edinburgh

Flybe is preparing to launch flights from Edinburgh and Aberdeen to Heathrow, aviation sources have told The Scotsman.

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Stagecoach chief executive Martin Griffiths. Picture: Fraser Band/Stagecoach/PA Wire

Stagecoach wheels slow amid Brexit and terrorism fears

Slowing economic growth, the Brexit vote and lower oil prices prompting people to use their cars more have seen half-time profits at train and bus giant Stagecoach fall by a fifth.

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French car-maker Renault grabbed top spot last month. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Confidence in top gear as Scots car sales motor ahead

Optimism within Scotland’s motor trade remains high after new figures revealed a steady rise in new car sales.

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A visualisation of how Prestwick's spaceport might look. Picture: Prestwick Airport

First Prestwick space flights predicted for 2019

Space flights could start from Prestwick Airport in three years' time, its spaceport development director predicted today.

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Prestwick Airport hopes to become the UK's first spaceport. Picture: John Devlin

New Prestwick spaceport deal paves way for passenger liftoff

Prestwick Airport hopes to eventually launch space flights for passengers under a development deal to be signed today.

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Cloud Global director Graeme Frater is to take charge at ACS Aviation. Picture: Contributed

Perth Airport operator takes off under new ownership

Aviation-focused group Cloud Global is pursuing its growth ambitions with a deal that has seen it acquire the operator of Perth Airport.

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Ford's Fiesta topped the UK sales charts last month. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Car sales accelerate in November, says trade body

New car sales grew by 2.9 per cent in November compared with the same month last year, according to the latest industry figures.

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