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Nicola Sturgeon

What will reaction be to Nicola Sturgeon’s postponement of indyref2?

Nicola Sturgeon’s pronouncements on a second referendum on Scottish independence have a habit of being overtaken by events.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was among the many politicians to visit the Royal Highland Show. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Unfamiliar focus at Highland Show festooned with politicians

I found myself feeling a wee bit of sympathy for Prime Minister Theresa May during the course of the Royal Highland Show last week.

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A spokesperson for Nicola Sturgeon branded the reports 'purely speculative'. Picture: Getty Images

Reports that indyref2 on hold ‘purely speculative’, says SNP

Reports that Nicola Sturgeon is to put plans for a second independence referendum on hold to instead focus on delivering a soft Brexit are entirely speculative, a spokesman has insisted.

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Michelin factory manager John Reid with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Dundee tyre plant. Picture: Andy Buchanan - Pool/Getty Images

Michelin pumped up with £4.5m boost for Dundee factory

Tyre manufacturer Michelin is getting £4.5 million of public cash as part of a £16.5m investment in its Dundee factory, the First Minister has announced.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon looks at a 3D simulator during a visit to the Advanced Forming Research Centre in Renfrewshire. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon hails manufacturing development centre

A multimillion-pound centre for developing new manufacturing processes to be used in sectors including aerospace and the car industry is to be set up near Glasgow.

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Nicola Sturgeon campaigning ahead of the 2017 general election. The SNP would lose 21 of the 56 seats it won in 2015. Picture: PA

Analysis: Could defeated SNP MPs cause problems for Sturgeon?

Scotland had a coach-load of ex-MPs in 2015, most of them from the Labour party. Now, just over two years later, you could fill at least a minibus of defeated Westminster politicians.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during FMQs at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

SNP split on whether to press on with independence referendum

Senior SNP figures have split over the party’s most fundamental belief, with some arguing a second Scottish independence referendum should be “parked” until after Brexit while others have urged Nicola Sturgeon to press ahead.

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Nicola Sturgeon and Ruth Davidson share a lift and ‘make amends’

Scotland’s First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon and Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, have made amends in the lift while discussing their favourite things about Scotland.

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Indyref2: Nicola Sturgeon urged not to abandon second referendum

Senior SNP figures have urged Nicola Sturgeon to stand firm on her plan for a second independence referendum despite the threat of another vote being blamed for the party’s dismal general election showing.

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Claire Austin  had challenged Nicola Sturgen over nurses pay during the Leaders Debate.

Foodbank nurse Claire Austin abused while eating in restaurant

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to condemn the abuse of nurse Claire Austin after she was branded “Tory scum” while eating in an Edinburgh restaurant.

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Nicola Sturgeon met with Apple chief exec Tim Cook in California.

Nicola Sturgeon urged to reveal Apple plans for Scottish NHS

Labour has called on the First Minister to reveal any plans she has to involve global technology giant Apple in Scotland’s NHS.

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Grenfell Tower fire: Nicola Sturgeon orders Scotland review

The safety of Scotland’s tower blocks is to be investigated by the Scottish Government in the wake of the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London, the First Minister has said.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon walks to her helicopter during the election campaign. Picture: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire

Poll: 60% want Nicola Sturgeon to ditch indyref2

A new poll has emerged showing that well over half of Scottish voters want Nicola Sturgeon to abandon her plans for a second referendum on independence.

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Kenny MacAskill: Continual battle mode for indyref2 was mistake

The SNP remain the biggest party in Scotland but Nicola Sturgeon must make changes in policy and organisation, warns Kenny MacAskill.

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People taking part in the March for Independence wave Saltires as they process through Glasgow city on 3 June. Picture: Robert Perry/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon warned over potential indyref2 ‘rebrand’

Nicola Sturgeon has been warned that Scots “won’t be fooled” by any attempt to rebrand a second independence referendum as a choice on the final terms of Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon with pupils at the First Minister's Reading Challenge. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Nicola Sturgeon joins pupils for Reading Challenge

Pupils from across Scotland have joined Nicola Sturgeon for a celebration of a scheme aimed at creating a lifelong love of reading.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned the PM not exclude devolved administrations from Brexit talks. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

‘Involve Scots in Brexit’ - Nicola Sturgeon tells Theresa May

Nicola Sturgeon has today warned the Prime Minister that the Scottish Government and other UK devolved administrations could derail the final Brexit deal as she stepped up calls to be involved in negotiations.

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Nicola Sturgeon with the 35 SNP MPs elected to the House of Commons at last week's election. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Election may not have been indyref2 rejection

Nicola Sturgeon has cast doubt over whether Scots rejected a second referendum in last week’s general election by branding the claims “an overly-simplistic analysis”.

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Joanna Cherry.  Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Who will replace Angus Robertson as SNP leader at Westminster?

The SNP has some big shoes to fill after Angus Robertson, its respected leader at Westminster, lost his seat last week.

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Scotland's First Minister  Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Getty

Nicola Sturgeon to seek ‘four nation’ approach to Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon will call for a cross-party “four nation” approach to the Brexit negotiations as she joins SNP MPs at Westminster later today.

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