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Tribute to two bikers killed in Midlothian crash

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Image caption Charles Howden and Fiona Stanley died in the crash

Two bikers who died following a crash in Midlothian have been named by police.

Charles Howden, 64 and Fiona Stanley, 59 both from Newtongrange were killed when their Triumph Bonneville motorcycle collided with a white BMW car.

The accident happened on the A6094 at Rosewell at about 22:40 on Thursday.

In a statement, their families said they were "much loved by all those whose lives they touched".

They added: "Their kindness to others was legendary. They will long be remembered for the laughter they brought into our lives and the love they had for their friends, for their family and most of all the love they had for each other."

Officers are carrying out inquiries into the full circumstances surrounding the collision and have urged anyone with information to contact them.

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