Man spends 24 hours in tree protest over hotel in Edinburgh
A man has spent 24 hours up a tree during a protest against plans for a £65m hotel in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.
The man, who did not want to be named, is against a 225-bedroom hotel being built at a derelict site descending from Victoria Street to the Cowgate.
It is due to feature a bar, restaurant, cafe, retail and commercial units.
The 19th Century, A-listed India Buildings is a part of the planned redevelopment.
The B-listed Cowgatehead Church and a C-listed building are also part of the plans.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed they were called to the scene.