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Scotland’s first minister has apologised for breaching Covid rules by taking her face mask off at a wake.
The Scottish Sun has published a photograph of Nicola Sturgeon standing talking to three people at a social distance, but with her face uncovered.
She was attending a wake after the funeral of a Scottish government civil servant who died with Covid.
Ms Sturgeon had been wearing a tartan mask and is said to have taken it off briefly as she was leaving the venue.
The Scottish government’s Covid regulations say that customers in hospitality venues must wear a face covering except when seated – including