The island of Curacao has also been added to the list of countries from where returning travellers must self-isolate.
Students living in flats and halls can't visit their parents indoors as they are considered separate households.
A proposed 'stirring up hatred' offence will now require proof of intent before it can be prosecuted.
Health secretary informs MSPs and MPs of 'significant delays' to wards 2A and 2B due to coronavirus pandemic.
Support packages being introduced by the Scottish Government will focus on those working in lower-wage jobs.
Scottish Government acknowledged there remains a risk of further disruption due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman says increased measures may be needed to 'avoid another full-scale lockdown'.
Possible new nationwide or local measures to tackle Covid are being reviewed 'on an ongoing basis'.
Scottish Government analysis found extending the scheme until next June would bring major economic benefits.
The SQA plans to run a full diet of exams next spring but is preparing contingencies, John Swinney said.
The Scottish Hospitality Group has warned the sector is already 'on life support' with 90,000 jobs at risk.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon slammed the 'despicable' scammers.
Nicola Sturgeon said the measures in five council areas are 'helping to slow down the increase' in cases.
New data shows 128,000 people aged over 16 were out of work between May and July.
People living in North and South Lanarkshire will no longer be able to host or visit other households.
The First Minister says Scotland will stay in phase three of its lockdown exit strategy 'for some time yet'.
Nicola Sturgeon said there are 161 new cases of coronavirus in Scotland, 1.9% of newly-tested people.
The 'Protect Scotland' proximity app which aims to help fight the spread of Covid-19 is available for free download.
Indoor venues will learn if they can reopen next week but FM has indicated she will adopt a cautious approach.
The post-Brexit Internal Market Bill is an 'abomination' and a 'naked power grab', Nicola Sturgeon said.