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Covid-19: UK quarantine exemptions list now live

From Friday this week, travellers entering the UK from countries on the quarantine exemptions list are not required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Covid-19: Mandatory face coverings in shops and quarantine exemptions among latest changes in Scotland

A number of changes now apply to Covid-19 lockdown rules in Scotland, which include face coverings becoming mandatory in shops and new exemptions to the UK quarantine law coming into play.

Sturgeon announces widespread lifting of Scottish lockdown restrictions

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a comprehensive easing of lockdown restrictions in the country, with pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and holiday accommodation allowed to reopen from July 15.

Covid-19: Two days without deaths could see more lockdown restrictions eased in Scotland over June

Following two days of no recorded Covid-19 deaths in Scotland, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has hinted that restrictions could be relaxed further from June 18.

Scotland could ease Covid-19 lockdown from May 28, Sturgeon says

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that Holyrood could look to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures north of the border from May 28.

Sturgeon hints at easing Covid-19 lockdown in Scotland

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that Holyrood could announce measures to ease the Covid-19 lockdown in Scotland next week.

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