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Sturgeon: Indyref2 now ‘more likely’ with hard Brexit plans

Theresa May’s pursuit of an ­“economically catastrophic” exit from the European single market has made the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum “more likely”, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said last night.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned a second independence referendum may be the only way to avoid a damaging Brexit. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Indyref2 now a "fundamental" society question

Nicola Sturgeon today told Scots they face a "fundamental" choice about the kind of country they want as she warned a second independence referendum may be the only way to avoid a "really damaging" Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon will become the first serving Scottish First Minister to write a column.

Tories warn Nicola Sturgeon over new newspaper column

Nicola Sturgeon has been warned not to breach Holyrood’s ministerial code after it emerged she is to write a weekly column for a Scottish tabloid newspaper.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has ruled out holding a second independence referendum in 2017.

Nicola Sturgeon rules out second independence vote in 2017

Nicola Sturgeon has ruled out holding a referendum on Scottish independence this year despite growing tensions with the UK government over its Brexit strategy.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon talks with Vittoria Di Duca during a visit to Midlothian Community Hospital (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

Nicola Sturgeon dubbed ‘Minister for Cuts’ amid councils ‘crisis’

Nicola Sturgeon has been branded Scotland’s “Minister for Cuts” amid claims that local councils are in crisis over the extent of cuts in the Scottish Government budget.

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Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon hails hospital jobs boost

The construction of a new hospital has created 55 more jobs than expected, the First Minister has said.

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Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she is not bluffing about the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon: ‘I’m not bluffing about indyref2’

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she is not bluffing about the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum as she accused Theresa May of having an “unacceptable” approach to Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon insists Scotland is heading for independence in the long-term

Nicola Sturgeon: Indyref2 could be shelved with "soft" Brexit

A second referendum on Scottish independence could be shelved if a so called “soft Brexit” approach is adopted when the UK quits the EU, Nicola Sturgeon has indicated.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Sturgeon calls for 2017 to be ‘turning point’ against intolerance

Nicola Sturgeon has called for 2017 to be “a year of hope” in which liberal democracy triumphs over “reactionary forces”.

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Nicola Sturgeon has hailed Scots' attitudes to refugees

Video: Sturgeon hails Scots' refugee attitudes in Xmas message

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has backed the Scotland's "welcoming" attitude to refugees in her annual Christmas message.

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Nicola Sturgeon's plans for a Brexit deal leave many questions unanswered, according to NFU Scotland. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Brexit: Farming clarity lacking in First Minister’s plan

The proposals set out by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for Scotland’s relationship with Europe in the post-Brexit era have fallen short of clearing the muddied waters surrounding the future of Scottish farming.

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Nicola Sturgeon with Brexit minister Michael Russell. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon presents her Brexit proposals for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon demanded a host of new powers including Holyrood control over immigration as she outlined her strategy to keep Scotland in the EU single market.

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A German guidebook predicts the "charismatic" First Minister will achieve independence Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon hails ‘historic’ Highlands smelter deal

Up to 600 jobs could be created in the Highlands after a £120 million deal was signed to safeguard the last remaining aluminium smelter in the UK.

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Crucial elements of Nicola Sturgeon's Brexit wish list have been ruled out by UK ministers. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Paris Gourtsoyannis: No simple solution to complex issue of Brexit

In 2017 attention will turn from what the UK wants from Brexit to what the EU is willing to offer, says Paris Gourtsoyannis

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon serving breakfast in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh for participants in the first Social Bite CEO Sleepout. Picture; PA

First Minister serves breakfast to Social Bite rough sleepers

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has helped serve breakfast to some of Scotland’s most wealthy and influential people who slept out overnight to raise money for the homeless.

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Nicola Sturgeon was quizzed on rural issues at FMQs. Picture: Greg Macvean

Nicola Sturgeon vows to improve farm payments system

The seemingly never-ending list of problems with farm support payments has destroyed all faith in the ability of the Scottish Government’s current system to ever deliver them properly, the Scottish Parliament heard yesterday.

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon: World must not stand and watch Aleppo slaughter

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the world cannot “stand back” in the face of “slaughter and destruction” in Aleppo.

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The First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Nicola Sturgeon ‘tempted to let SNP candidates stand in England’

Scotland’s First Minster has said she is tempted to let SNP candidates stand for election in England and Wales.

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Nicola Sturgeon is one of only two UK-based politicians on the list of global thinkers. Picture: SWNS

Nicola Sturgeon named on 2016 ‘global thinkers’ list

Nicola Sturgeon has been included in a list of the leading global thinkers of 2016 alongside the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Ban Ki-Moon.

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Nicola Sturgeon said she is "sure" US President-elect Donald Trump will make a return visit to Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon: I’ll meet Donald Trump if he comes to Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon has said she will meet US President-elect Donald Trump if the opportunity arises, telling a magazine she is “sure” the tycoon turned world leader will visit Scotland during his term in office.

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