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The Scottish Government has published guidance on forming bubbles over the festive period.
The rules allowing people to meet up over Christmas apply for a five-day spell between December 23 and 27.
They will be able to travel between local authorities and across the UK during December 23 and 27 to form a bubble.
The First Minister confirmed the outcome of the latest review in the Scottish Parliament.
Untested hospital patients only sent to care homes in 'exceptional circumstances', Nicola Sturgeon said.
The markdown of 10% has been made available to those in the emergency services, armed forces and social care.
Measures will prevent people in level three and four from going outside of their local authority for non-essential journeys.
Council leader said 'positive' discussions had taken place over the city being a site for mass testing for coronavirus.
Professor Devi Sridhar said a 'new era' is coming, after trials showed candidates had high effectiveness.
Ten pupils and six staff members have tested positive at Auchmuty High School in Glenrothes.
The First Minister said the prevalence of the virus in the west of Scotland was 'stubbornly high'.
The two labs will increase testing capacity by 600,000 when operating at full capacity.
Prime Minister instructed by NHS Test and Trace to self-isolate after meeting MP.
Fife, Perth and Kinross, and Angus move to level three of the five-tier Covid alert system.
The Mediterranean country has been put back on the quarantine list by the Scottish Government.
Students will be asked not to socialise for a fortnight before travelling.
The two council areas will be 'monitored closely' on a daily basis, the First Minister confirmed.
A committee of MSPs said the measure would protect public health and could shorten quarantine times.
Assistant manager Andy Millen said the club didn't take 'shortcuts' with Covid protocols.
Boris Johnson said Pfizer announcement was a sign the 'scientific cavalry' was on its way.