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Nicola Sturgeon

Will Nicola Sturgeon call Indyref2 later this year?

While Nicola Sturgeon wouldn’t admit to kicking her ultimate political goal of independence into the long grass, it certainly appears to be far from an immediate priority.

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No deal Brexit will cost Scotland £12.7bn a year, finds report

Scotland’s economy faces a £12.7 billion knock if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, a new report from the Scottish Government has warned.

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Lesley Riddoch: Is Nicola Sturgeon the superwoman who can stop Brexit?

Nicola Sturgeon should resist the growing calls for her to back a second referendum on Europe, writes Lesley Riddoch.

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Labour rebels attack Richard Leonard over ‘hardest Brexit’

Labour MPs calling for their party to back a soft Brexit have rounded on Richard Leonard, warning his “bizarre” stance on the EU single market risks damaging the party’s revival in Scotland.

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First Minster Nicola Sturgeon appearing The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon to decide on indyref2 by the end of 2018

Nicola Sturgeon has revealed she will make a decision towards the end of this year whether or not to push forward with a second Scottish independence referendum.

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Jeremy Corbyn rejects Nicola Sturgeon's single market plea

Jeremy Corbyn rejects Nicola Sturgeon's single market plea

Jeremy Corbyn rebuffed a call from Nicola Sturgeon for Labour to back the UK's continued membership of the European single market, saying Brexit meant the UK had to quit the EU trading bloc.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: SWNS

Nicola Sturgeon urged to back UK-wide rules on trade and immigration

The Scottish Conservatives have urged Nicola Sturgeon to back UK-wide rules on trade and immigration ahead of the publication of fresh Brexit analysis.

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Nicola Sturgeon apologised for the ordeal an elderly patient suffered. Picture: Scotsman

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon under fire after OAP’s 13 hour trolley ordeal

An 80-year-old man waited more than three hours for an ambulance and then spent 13 hours stranded on a hospital trolley waiting for treatment, it has emerged.

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell

Delays on Brexit bill changes ‘absolutely disgraceful’: Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister has described delays to amendments to key Brexit legislation as “absolutely disgraceful”.

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Nicola Sturgeon has lashed Prime Minister Theresa May over her 2042 deadline for eliminating 'avoidable' plastic waste. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Nicola Sturgeon blames Theresa May for lack of urgency on plastic pollution

Nicola Sturgeon has criticised the UK Government for a lack of urgency on tackling the scourge of plastic pollution.

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Nicola Sturgeon hits out at David Davis’ ‘moaning’ over Brexit no deal

Nicola Sturgeon has labelled the Brexit Secretary’s “moaning” as “extraordinary” after his letter to Theresa May was made public.

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Scotland facing constitutional crisis over Brexit bill

A constitutional crisis is looming between Holyrood and Westminster after Nicola Sturgeon suggested a second referendum on leaving the EU may be “irresistible” and MSPs warned they will reject the Brexit Bill in its current form.

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Nicola Sturgeon hinted at support for second Brexit vote

Nicola Sturgeon: Second Brexit referendum may be "irresistible"

Nicola Sturgeon has said the case for a second referendum on Brexit may become "irresistible" amid concerns over the direction of current negotiations.

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Nicola Sturgeon says she plans a second referendum when Brexit terms are clear

Nicola Sturgeon calls on ‘assertive Scots spirit’ for indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon has called for a new spirit of “Scottish assertiveness” in the year ahead as she insisted the prospect of independence remains an option to avoid the “horror” of a hard Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon branded the Conservatives' Brexit plans an 'ongoing horror show'. Picture: Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Independence must be option amid Brexit ‘horror show’

Nicola Sturgeon has said Scottish independence “must remain an option” as she criticised the “ongoing horror show” of the Conservative’s Brexit plans.

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Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: TSPL

Will Nicola Sturgeon call indyref2 in 2018?

Much like 2017, Scottish politics in 2018 is likely to be shaped primarily by two big issues: the terms of Brexit and its consequences for IndyRef2.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Blue British passport is ‘insular nonsense’

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has poured scorn on plans to bring back the blue cover for the British passport as “insular, inward looking, nonsense”.

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Sturgeon was quizzed by Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson.

Scottish teacher recruitment scheme to tackle acute shortage 'not set up'

A flagship Scottish Government scheme announced last year in an effort to attract graduates into teaching has has not yet been set up despite an acute shortage of teachers in some key subjects, MSPs have been told.

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Cameron House fire: Hotel closed indefinitely

A five-star hotel devastated by fire as been closed indefinitely, its owners have confirmed.

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