Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after the body of a man in his 20s was found at 4.35am yesterday in Market Street, Edinburgh.

A police spokesperson said: “At this time there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances, however we would like to appeal for any witnesses who may have been in the North Bridge, Market Street area between 0330hrs and 0500hrs this morning to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.