Edinburgh gay saunas are facing the possibility of having to remove condoms after police complaints.
Police Scotland have written to the city council arguing if it grants licenses for saunas it should be on condition that no items of a sexual nature are allowed on the premises.
The authorities are focusing on five saunas in particular in an effort to crack down on the sex trade.
A spokesman for gay sauna Steamworks described the proposal as ‘unfair’.
Speaking to Gay Star News, he said: ‘I don’t understand why they want to take away condoms.