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like them. ' Catherine Bromley

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as Mercury rises

Missed ABBA, Elvis, Robbie Williams and Freddie Mercury the first time round? Never fear. This Hogmanay in Glasgow and Edinburgh they’re out in force. Or someone very

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Left to right:

Gary Mullen as Freddie

Mercury, Bjorn , Again as ABBA and El Vez, the exican Elvis

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