Increased fines for rule breakers and limits on wedding numbers are among the new measures in England.
Nicola Sturgeon says visiting other people's homes will no longer be allowed as part of efforts to slow the virus.
The bank will tell "hundreds" of UK staff to stop coming into the office following new guidance.
The hospitality industry warns the earlier closing time will have a 'devastating' impact.
School attendance figures for England show big rise in pupils sent home because of Covid-19 incidents.
Plans for fans to return to watch live sport events in England from 1 October will not go ahead, confirms Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Leyton Orient's EFL Cup game against Tottenham is called off after a number of O's players test positive for Covid-19.
The owner of Premier Inns has warned that almost 20% of its workers could be laid off.
The Labour leader also attacks Boris Johnson's "serial incompetence" in his first conference speech.
Ministers decide existing laws are adequate to help trans people have their gender legally recognised.