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Occupy campers to leave ahead of eviction order


PROTESTORS camping in Princes Street Gardens have hinted they may be about to leave the city centre landmark as the council prepared to clear them by force.

Members of Occupy Edinburgh – who say they are fighting corporate greed – have been sleeping in pitched tents in the Gardens since last Saturday.

Council bosses have already ordered the group to leave and it is understood an eviction could be under way by the end of next week.

But speaking to the Evening News after a sixth night spent in freezing temperatures, one camper said the group could disband voluntarily “in the next few days”, although he insisted the Oc...