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17:45 A thug who attacked an OAP in broad daylight and stole her car has been arrested and charged by police.
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17:25 The SPFL statement in full as they consider moving Hearts v Celtic to Murrayfield.
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16:50 The SPFL are to discuss moving Hearts’ Betfred Cup semi-final clash with Celtic from Hampden Park to BT Murrayfield.
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15:50 A man has been taken to hospital after being discovered in St Giles Cathedral with no memory of who he is or where he is from.
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15:05 Talks are set to open regarding the plans for the semi-finals of the Betfred Cup Police Scotland have confirmed.
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Prawn crackers and poppadoms provided with meals could be targeted as part of a Scottish Government crackdown on unhealthy eating, it has emerged.

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The decision to host both Betfred Cup semi-finals at Hampden Park on the same day is “simply idiotic”, according to the Scottish Police Federation’s general secretary.  FULL STORY HERE

The decision to host both Betfred Cup semi-finals at Hampden Park on the same day is “simply idiotic”, according to the Scottish Police Federation’s general secretary. FULL STORY HERE

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11:20 SSPCA in appeal

The Scottish SPCA is appealing to animal lovers in Edinburgh and the Lothians to donate Anigene, a specialist disinfectant, for the animals currently being cared for at their centre in Balerno.

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10:50 Edinburgh 2050 latest

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10:40 Delays

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10:15 Your commute could be about to get quicker...

ScotRail has set out major changes to its timetables which take effect in December and could see journeys to a from Edinburgh reduced.  FULL STORY

ScotRail has set out major changes to its timetables which take effect in December and could see journeys to a from Edinburgh reduced. FULL STORY

10:05 UPDATE on A1

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09:50 The A1 has reopened

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A rail union is calling for an urgent round table review with senior Scottish Transport civil servants, ScotRail bosses and senior rail union officials to come up with viable solutions to resolve the growing ScotRail crisis.
 
TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes says, “Scotland’s passengers will be furious they are being treated like second class rail citizens by their own government.”

09:25 It's busy on the roads today

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09:15 Eyewitness accounts on A1

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09:03 Reports of Wallyford accident being cleared

It has been reported that the accident near Wallyford on the A1 has since been cleared.

09:00 A1 Update

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08:50 More details on the incidents on the A1

A coach left the carriageway heading southbound on the A1 near the QMU junction, however no passengers were on board. Ambulance is attending.

08:40 Ruth Davidson in Brexit warning

Ruth Davidson has warned Remainers that pushing for a second EU referendum on the terms of the UK’s Brexit deal will put the Union at risk. FULL STORY HERE

Ruth Davidson has warned Remainers that pushing for a second EU referendum on the terms of the UK’s Brexit deal will put the Union at risk.

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08:25 Incase you missed it...

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08:20 Avoid the A1!

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08:10 Edinburgh bound A199 blocked

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