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Another lockdown unlikely but 'tricky moments' ahead - Leitch
A return to full lockdown in Scotland is unlikely but there could be some "tricky moments" in the coming months, one of Scotland's leading clinicians has said.
Scotland's Omicron restrictions to end on Monday, says Nicola Sturgeon
First minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that all Covid restrictions brought in to deal with the Omicron wave in Scotland will be lifted from next Monday - including curbs on the hospitality sector.
Nicola Sturgeon defends Green minister Lorna Slater as 'incredibly hardworking'
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that Green minister Lorna Slater is "incredibly hardworking" after she emailed staff demanding time off during the crucial Cop26 climate change summit.
Nicola Sturgeon praises Douglas Stuart novel after reading advance copy
Nicola Sturgeon has said that Booker prize winner Douglas Stuart is taking his place as "one of the greats of Scottish literature" as she praised his second novel.
NHS Lanarkshire is now 'emergency-only service', suggests Labour leader
NHS Lanarkshire is now an "emergency-only service", Anas Sarwar has suggested after the health board said its GPs will focus only on the most serious cases.
Covid cases stayed below projections because of restrictions - Sturgeon
Cases of Covid-19 over the festive period were lower than feared because the Scottish Government did not "fold our arms" and accept surging infections were "inevitable", Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Sturgeon eases restrictions on outdoor events but could extend vaccine passports
Coronavirus restrictions brought in to curb the spread of Omicron are to be eased, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed, as she said there were signs Scotland is "starting to turn a corner".
FM confirms full crowds can return
Full crowds can return to Scottish outdoor sporting events from Monday, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.
Boris Johnson warned against scaling back free lateral flow tests
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned Boris Johnson that axing universal free lateral flow tests would be an "utterly wrongheaded" approach to dealing with coronavirus.
Covid self-isolation period cut in Scotland
Scotland's Covid self-isolation rules have come into line with the rest of the UK.