Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon made error in trying to ‘weaponise Brexit’, says Davidson

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon made a basic error in trying to “weaponise Brexit”, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has said.

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Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon urges voters to send Theresa May a message

Nicola Sturgeon has urged voters not to allow Scotland to be “dragged back by the Tories” at the 2017 General Election.

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, in the main chamber of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh. Picture; PA

May ‘more in touch’ with voters than Sturgeon claims Davidson

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has claimed Theresa May is more in touch with voters north of the border than Nicola Sturgeon

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Nicola Sturgeon has inisisted a vote for the SNP is a vote for public services.

Nicola Sturgeon urges SNP vote ‘for public services’

Nicola Sturgeon is prioritising public services and community investment as she takes the SNP election campaign to a key constituency.

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson accused the First Minister of treating the electorate as 'fools'

Davidson: Sturgeon told a ‘whopper’ over election and indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of telling Scots a “whopper” when she told voters the general election is not about Scottish independence.

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Kezia Dugdale attacked the SNP's education record

Nicola Sturgeon slammed over ‘3-year’ teaching vacancies

The “national shortage” of teachers in schools across Scotland could last up to three years, internal government documents have revealed.

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Nicola Sturgeon urged to set out indyref2 plan before election

Ruth Davidson has urged Nicola Sturgeon to spell out her “next steps” on independence before the public goes to the polls on June 8.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Tory treatment of OAPs is ‘national scandal’

Nicola Sturgeon has described the Conservatives’ treatment of pensioners as “a national scandal”.

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Indyref2: Nicola Sturgeon delays setting out referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon has delayed outlining how she intends to progress a second referendum until after the June election, it has emerged.

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New poll shows drop in support for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has claimed the forthcoming general election is not about independence as a new poll indicates that support for a Yes vote is weakening.

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Sturgeon: PM called election before fraud probe ‘catches up with her’

Nicola Sturgeon has suggested Theresa May called a snap general election before the alleged Tory expenses fraud in 2015 “catches up with her”.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who has said that Tory "hard-liners" want to "take over the country" by winning more power in the general election. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon rules out coalitions after council elections

The First Minister has ruled out any coalitions between SNP and Tory councillors after the forthcoming local authority elections.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Election is a straight fight between SNP and Tories

Nicola Sturgeon will today warn that the Tories will do “anything they want” to Scotland if they makes sweeping gains in the forthcoming general election.

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Salmond unveils a painting of himself by Gerard Burns at The National Gallery of Scotland. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Euan McColm: Election turns Sturgeon into image of Salmond

The First Minister will become as divisive a politician as her predecessor in the battle to hold on to her party’s seats in Westminster, writes Euan McColm

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Nicola Sturgeon joined candidates in Edinburgh to launch the SNP's manifesto for the 2017 local government election.

Sturgeon refuses to rule out working with Tories on councils

Nicola Sturgeon repeatedly declined to rule out SNP councillors working with the Conservatives at a local level when she launched her party’s manifesto for next month’s local elections.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

FMQs: Sturgeon taunts Davidson over rape clause ‘shame’

Nicola Sturgeon today goaded her Tory rival Ruth Davidson with taunts of "shame" during angry clashes at Holyrood as election fever intensified.

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Nicola Sturgeon speaks to media in Victoria Tower Gardens, London. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Sturgeon: ‘only the SNP can protect Scotland from Tories’

Nicola Sturgeon has warned of the “damage” an increased Conservative majority at Westminster would cause, stating that in the coming UK election “only the SNP stands between Scotland and an increasingly hard-line Tory government”.

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Nicola Sturgeon promises to make election about indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to make the snap General Election about getting voters to back her plans for a second independence referendum.

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Scottish Tories ‘plotting Holyrood boycott’ amid indyref row

The Scottish Conservatives are plotting to boycott Holyrood if the SNP forces through another referendum on independence without the backing of Westminster, according to The Sun.

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