Two children - aged five and eight - and a man and a woman have died, French officials say.
Licensed premises in many areas of Scotland will be able to serve alcohol indoors again from next week.
Ministers also say people should be able to ask for non-essentials in exceptional circumstances.
Timothy Brehmer, who worked for Dorset Police, strangled Claire Parry but says it was an accident.
Andy Burnham announces a new business-help scheme and is moving "beyond the arguments of recent days".