It takes the death toll among confirmed Covid-19 patients to 2538.
ScotRail had the biggest drop in journeys of any UK operator.
A clean-up operation is now under way to remove the red blotches of paint and the words 'Palestinian blood'.
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are said to have belonged to a group of executioners known as The Beatles.
Data showed the loss of permanent employment eased last month.
Save the Children say families are 'reeling from the cost of lockdown' and left worse off by the pandemic.
Sex workers told STV News they have put themselves in risky situations after their incomes were hit by coronavirus.
Angela Clemente, 17, has pledged to bike the 15-mile distance between her house and the Royal Hospital for Children.
Strict new measures will come into effect on Friday for pubs, restaurants and cafes across Scotland.
Industry leaders have said plans to ban the sale of alcohol indoors and close premises in the Central Belt are a 'hammer blow'.
Education secretary John Swinney confirmed the move in a speech to MSPs at Holyrood on Wednesday.
There has been one death from the virus in the same period, daily figures have revealed.
Data shows that between September 28 and October 4, 20 deaths linked to Covid-19 were registered.
STV News special correspondent Bernard Ponsonby examines miscarriages of justice in Scotland.
A study found the wellbeing of men with South Asian backgrounds was worst affected during lockdown.
The move comes three months after bosses said they would shut or merge 52 branches with the loss of 300 jobs.
The whisky giant confirmed 13 contractors at its packaging plant in Shieldhall tested positive over the past week.
The First Minister is due to give a statement to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday on further restrictions.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that a further 44 people have been taken to hospital in the past 24 hours.
Dennistoun is the only UK neighbourhood to make the top 20 in Time Out's annual survey.