Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon pays tribute to ‘brave work’ of Martin McGuinness

Nicola Sturgeon paid tribute to the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland after he died aged 66.

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Nicola Sturgeon must learn lessons from the demise of Scottish labour, said Kenny MacAskill. Picture: SWNS

Kenny MacAskill warns Sturgeon not to take voters for granted

Former justice secretary Kenny MacAskill has called for “more governance” from Scottish ministers, arguing that “warm words are inadequate”.

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Sturgeon issues ‘come to Scotland’ invitation to rest of UK

Nicola Sturgeon has issued an open invitation to UK residents “appalled” at the behaviour of the Westminster Government to move to Scotland and be part of an “outward-looking, compassionate country”.

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Brexit protesters lack effective political opposition to guide them - apart from north of the Border. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Joyce McMillan: Nicola Sturgeon plays the UK political game

Wednesday morning;
 and before the second wave of the new Scottish referendum storm breaks – in the form of Theresa May’s announcement that she will not agree to a referendum in 2018 or spring 2019 – I am reading a column in the Financial Times about Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to seek a second referendum, announced on Monday. The column is by David Allen Green, a former legal correspondent for the New Statesman, and is not written from any kind of Scottish perspective.

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Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliament. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Indyref2: Sturgeon ‘determined’ poll will be held in 2 years

Nicola Sturgeon has warned she is “determined” a second independence referendum will be held in the next two years and that the “will of the Scottish Parliament” is respected.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Blocking indyref2 is a ‘democratic outrage’

Nicola Sturgeon has said blocking a second referendum would be a “democratic outrage” claiming it was for the Scottish Parliament to decide the timing of another vote.

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Indyref2: Business reaction to Nicola Sturgeon speech

Business leaders have been reacting to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement that she will seek the power to hold a second independence referendum between autumn 2018 and spring 2019.

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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to seek Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon has fired the starting gun for a fresh ­referendum, saying Scotland should have the choice of whether to follow the UK out of the European Union or become an independent country.

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Indyref2: Nicola Sturgeon’s speech in full

Today, Nicola Sturgeon said she plans to trigger another independence referendum in a speech held at Bute House.

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Ruth Davidson gives her keynote speech at the Scottish Conservative Party Conference. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon will ‘pay a heavy price’ for indyref2

Ruth Davidson has warned Nicola Sturgeon she will “pay a heavy price” if the SNP push for a second independence referendum in response to Brexit.

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Screen grab of the tweet posted by Tory council candidate Robin Traquair. Picture: Robin Traquair/Twitter

Tory candidate caught up in Sturgeon ‘assassination’ row

The Scottish Conservatives have said they will speak to one of their council candidates for posting an “unacceptable” tweet which suggested the Queen wanted James Bond to assassinate Nicola Sturgeon.

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Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Andrew Cowan

FMQs review: Indyref the elephant in room as Sturgeon falters

Alex Salmond was not popular among members of opposition parties in the Scottish Parliament.

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Nicola Sturgeon moves closer to calling independence vote

Nicola Sturgeon has given her clearest indication yet that Scotland is heading towards a second independence referendum with a warning that the powers of the Scottish Parliament are at risk from a so-called “hard Brexit”.

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Nicola Sturgeon blasts Theresa May: ‘Indyref2 is your fault’

Scotland’s First Minister will today tell the Prime Minister that her “sheer intransigence” over Brexit is the reason a second independence referendum could be called so soon.

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Daniel Johnson compared the First Minister to Ukip's Nigel Farage. Picture: PA

Labour MSP compares Nicola Sturgeon to Nigel Farage

The SNP has “no authority” to speak on the European Union (EU) because the party backs Scottish independence, a Labour MSP has said.

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First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, with Leanne Rossand Joelle Murray.

Funding boost for Scotland women ahead of Euro 2017

Nicola Sturgeon has backed Scotland’s women’s football team to raise the profile of the sport as she unveiled a funding partnership ahead of this summer’s European Championships.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon: Women politicians have it harder than men

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the sexist attitudes she still battles as a senior woman politician.

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Nicola Sturgeon has said she is determined to save Scotland from Brexit. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon: Don’t call second referendum ‘indyref2’

The First Minister has told top advisors not to refer to a second independence referendum as ‘indyref2’, according to reports.

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Tom Peterkin: Irish eyes smiled on Sturgeon but life is more complex

Irish politicians may have backed Scottish independence but it is not that simple for the First Minister, writes Tom Peterkin

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Fergus Ewing has issued a clarion call for the devolved administrations to rally together. Picture: John Devlin

Little betwixt us and agricultural Armageddon

You’ve probably had a wry smile at the Twix advert on TV with the two feuding Victorian brothers who make the biscuits.

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