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New laws will increase maximum jail terms for assaults on front-line workers to two years.
Nicola Sturgeon says she has had "constructive" talks with the UK health secretary over the issue.
Images from around the country as it enjoys another week of hot weather.
Four debut novels are on the Booker Prize shortlist, but two-time winner Hilary Mantel misses out.
Even stopping to talk in the street could breach the rules, the home secretary says.
The first minister has not ruled out a ban on guising as she warns 'necessary' steps will be taken to halt the spread of coronavirus.
Charlie Elphicke, the ex-Tory MP for Dover, was convicted of sexually assaulting two women.
Alex Salmond's permanent secretary says the former first minister "could display bullying and intimidatory behaviour".
Sam Francis, who was arrested in Bluewater, Dartford, is also accused of assaulting emergency workers.
People turning up at a walk-in test centre in Oldham are turned away as there is no capacity.
A 19-year-old from Nottingham was handed the large penalty after his party breached Covid-19 rules.
The latest figures show 128,000 people were out of work in Scotland between May and July.
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
The number of people aged between 16-24 out of work rose in the three months to July.
From Friday, the Jewish faith will enter its most holy period, marking Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Hospital bosses warn that a lack of coronavirus tests for NHS staff is putting services at risk.
Telephone appointments have replaced crowded waiting rooms as cold and flu season begins.
Concerns over the government's testing system feature on several of Tuesday's front pages.
Official figures undercount the real numbers waiting for social housing by 500,000, a study claims.
A Samaritan, a student, and a pantomime producer are in the mix for this year's securely-made event.