Omicron COVID variant: Nicola Sturgeon says we must 'break chains of transmission'.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged people to wear face masks in public and to test themselves more regularly after six confirmed cases of the new Omicron COVID variant in Scotland.

Ms Sturgeon and Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford also want to see tougher travel restrictions for people arriving in the UK.

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Ukrainian President reacts angrily to comments by Joe Biden.

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Debate: Is now the right time to relax 'Plan B' measures?.

Debate: Is now the right time to relax 'Plan B' measures?.

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