A BUS driver was attacked every fortnight in the Capital last year, new figures have revealed.

They were struck with weapons, spat at and verbally abused on 28 occasions – almost double the total of 2014, when there was just 15 assaults.

Lothian Buses described the attacks as “unacceptable” as trade unions called for a zero-tolerance approach towards violent passengers.

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