Outdoor events have been given the green light to resume in Scotland for the first time in five months.
Concerts, theatre and live comedy performances will be able to get underway from Monday as long as social distancing measures are in place and crowd numbers are strictly limited.
The announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today means some outdoor events could be staged during the last week of the Edinburgh festivals season, which runs until 31 August.
Theatres and concert halls have also been given the go-ahead to allow rehearsals and other preparations to get underway from Monday ahead of a proposed public reopning date on 14 September.
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