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Motorcyclist killed in crash with lorry in Aberdeenshire

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a lorry.

Aberdeen & North East
Picture: John Devlin

Stephen Emerson: faster M8 journey times a welcome development

Time is precious when you are a daily commuter travelling between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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Two have died in a car crash in Aberdeenshire.

Two die following car crash in Aberdeenshire

Two people have died and another is being treated in hospital after a car crash in Aberdeenshire.

Aberdeen & North East
File photo of queuing traffic on the M8. Picture: Hemedia

Long delays on M8 after overnight roadworks overrun

Commuters are facing long delays on the M8 this morning after roadworks overran.

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The Queensferry Crossing will be officially opened on September 4. Picture: PA

Queensferry Crossing to be officially opened by The Queen

The Queensferry Crossing will be officially opened by The Queen on September 4, exactly 53 years to the day she performed the same duty on the neighbouring Forth Road Bridge.

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Questions have been raised over whether electric and other low-emission vehicles would be as affordable as petrol  cars in two decades' time

Scottish Government urged to ban petrol cars by 2030

Widespread scepticism has greeted UK Government plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 over its cost and the need for more urgent action to curb vehicle emissions.

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50,000 members of the public will be allowed to walk across the Queensferry Crossing on September 2 and 3. Picture: Greg Macvean

Applications for bridge walk tickets tops 150,000

More than 150,000 people have applied for free tickets to walk across the new Queensferry Crossing - three times the 50,000 available.

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Resurfacing work will begin on the M8 this week. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Drivers warned of M8 resurfacing works

Drivers using Scotland’s busiest motorway have been warned to expect some delays as overnight resurfacing work takes place on the M8.

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The crash happened on the A93, near The Inver Lodge hotel. Picture: Google Maps

Man dies in crash on A93 Ballater to Braemar road

A man has died following a road crash in Aberdeenshire.

Aberdeen & North East
Ewan Smith (Photo: Police Scotland)

A82 death crash biker named

A biker who died after his motorcycle collided with a bus has been named.

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Three men have been injured after a car overturned onto its roof following a crash with another vehicle on South Gyle Broadway. Picture: BBC Scotland

Three injured after South Gyle collision

Three men have been taken to hospital after two cars collided this morning in west Edinburgh.

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Video: St John’s Road reopens following serious accident

One of the main roads into Edinburgh was closed this morning after an early crash sparked traffic gridlock in wintry conditions.

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Several flights have been grounded due to fog. Picture; Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Passengers warned amid Heathrow cancellation crisis

Passengers travelling to the south of England have been told check their journeys as flights towards the south of the UK are still affected by adverse weather conditions.

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A new law has banned smoking in cars with children. Picture: John Devlin.

Top doctors call for complete ban on smoking in cars

Doctors’ leaders have called for an outright ban on smoking in cars as new laws are brought in today to protect children from second-hand smoke.

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14-year-old  Kirsten Duguid was killed in the incident. Picture; police handout

14-year-old girl killed after car submerged following crash

A 14-year-old has died in hospital following a road traffic accident near to the Mains of Arnage, Ellon, at around 6.20pm on Friday.

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5-year-old suffers serious injuries in Carluke crash

5-year-old suffers serious injuries in Carluke crash

A five-year-old boy has suffered serious injuries following a crash in Carluke this morning.

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Ryan Baird, 39, was killed in a coach crash when his Rangers supporters bus crashed on Saturday. Picture: Contributed

Rangers group praise Celtic fan for donation to crash fund

RANGERS fans have thanked a Celtic supporter for his £500 donation to a fund set up for the victims of Saturday’s tragic bus crash.

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The crash occurred between Hermiston Junction and the Gogar roundabout. Picture: John Devlin

Appeal for witnesses after driver dies in M74 crash

A young driver has died after crashing into a lamppost in the central reservation of the M74.

Transport
Police issue appeal for witnesses to bike crash. Picture: John Devlin

Appeal after fatal bike crash in Dumfries and Galloway

POLICE investigating a fatal bike crash in Dumfries and Galloway want to speak to a car driver who was in the area at the time.

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12-year-old boy killed in Dunoon tanker accident

12-year-old boy killed in Dunoon tanker accident

A CHILD who died after being hit by a tanker has been named by police.

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