Delays expected as Edinburgh Airport reopens

It is expected to take a number of hours before Edinburgh Airport returns to normal service after its closure this afternoon.

Passengers were evacuated and the airport was closed after police were called to investigate a "potentially suspicious" package at the site.

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Long delays at Edinburgh Airport after security alert

"Significant delays and cancellations" are expected at Edinburgh Airport after it was evacuated earlier this afternoon following the discovery of a "potentially suspicious bag" in the search area.