Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon says Johnson ‘dangerous and unfit for office’
Nicola Sturgeon
In Brief

Sturgeon says Johnson ‘dangerous and unfit for office’

SNP leader vows to protect Scotland from the Conservatives
27 Nov 2019
GE 2019: Where do the main parties stand on a Scottish vote?
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In Depth

GE 2019: Where do the main parties stand on a Scottish vote?

Boris Johnson makes a ‘cast iron’ pledge on IndyRef2
8 Nov 2019
Queen dragged into Scottish independence debate
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In Brief

Queen dragged into Scottish independence debate

David Cameron reveals he asked monarch’s advisors for help in 2014 just days before referendum
20 Sep 2019
Parliament suspension ruled unlawful
Joanna Cherry
In Depth

Parliament suspension ruled unlawful

Judiciary dragged into the political war as Government loses case in Scotland
11 Sep 2019
Majority of Scots support independence, new poll shows
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In Brief

Majority of Scots support independence, new poll shows

Calls growing for IndyRef2 as no-deal Brexit looms
5 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘Are we due another recession?’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Are we due another recession?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 29 July
29 Jul 2019
Sturgeon sets out timeline for IndyRef2
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In Brief

Sturgeon sets out timeline for IndyRef2

Scottish First Minister calls for second Scottish independence referendum by 2021 if the UK leaves the EU
25 Apr 2019
SNP backs second EU referendum
Nicola Sturgeon at SNP Conference in Glasgow
In Brief

SNP backs second EU referendum

Nicola Sturgeon swings behind People’s Vote, but could tie support to new independence referendum
8 Oct 2018
What Alex Salmond’s downfall means for Scottish nationalism
Alex Salmond
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What Alex Salmond’s downfall means for Scottish nationalism

Resignation of former first minister could harm the SNP and even scupper a second independence referendum
31 Aug 2018
Alex Salmond resigns from SNP amid misconduct claims
Alex Salmond
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Alex Salmond resigns from SNP amid misconduct claims

Nicola Sturgeon feels a ‘huge sadness’ following former leader’s resignation
30 Aug 2018
Surge in SNP membership after mass MP walkout
Delegates clap during the Scottish National Party (SNP) annual conference in Glasgow last year
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Surge in SNP membership after mass MP walkout

Commons protest branded ‘pre-prepared’ stunt by opponents
15 Jun 2018
Could Scotland ditch the pound?
Nicola Sturgeon on stage at SNP conference
In Depth

Could Scotland ditch the pound?

Nicola Sturgeon to unveil new economic blueprint for independence
24 May 2018
Scotland sparks constitutional crisis with Brexit rebellion
A Scottish Saltire and Union Jack flags flutter outside the Scottish Parliament
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Scotland sparks constitutional crisis with Brexit rebellion

EU Withdrawal Bill rejected by Scottish Parliament prompting showdown with Westminster
16 May 2018
Revealed: what hard Brexit would cost Scotland
Scotland will lose almost 10% of its GDP with no Brexit deal
In Depth

Revealed: what hard Brexit would cost Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon urges continued single market access after commissioning economic assessments of the impact of leaving the EU
16 Jan 2018
Universal basic income could come to Scotland, says Sturgeon
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits an aerospace factory in Prestwick
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Universal basic income could come to Scotland, says Sturgeon

The Scottish First Minister announces a trial of the radical welfare scheme, which grants every citizen a stipend
8 Sep 2017
Scottish independence: Budget deficit raises £13bn question
Scotland’s Saltire flag draped over a statue of Scottish novelist and playwright Sir Walter Scott in Edinburgh
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Scottish independence: Budget deficit raises £13bn question

A massive black hole in the Scottish finances has been seized upon by unionists
24 Aug 2017
Nicola Sturgeon shelves referendum plans
Nicola Sturgeon
In Brief

Nicola Sturgeon shelves referendum plans

'IndyRef2' postponed but not cancelled, Scotland's First Minister tells Holyrood
28 Jun 2017
General election results: Six big surprises no one expected
May
In Depth

General election results: Six big surprises no one expected

Yesterday's polling resulted in a night full of shocks - some tragic, some comic
9 Jun 2017
Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?
Nicola Sturgeon
In Brief

Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?

SNP plans for second referendum 'in jeopardy' after party loses 20 seats, with Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson out
9 Jun 2017
Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?
Nicola Sturgeon
In Brief

Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?

SNP plans for second referendum 'in jeopardy' after party loses 20 seats, with Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson out
9 Jun 2017
Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?
Nicola Sturgeon
In Brief

Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?

SNP plans for second referendum 'in jeopardy' after party loses 20 seats, with Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson out
9 Jun 2017
Security tight as May and Corbyn cast their votes
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In Depth

Security tight as May and Corbyn cast their votes

The rollercoaster seven weeks leading up to the snap election are almost over
8 Jun 2017
Could Scotland stay in the EU if it votes to leave the UK?
Pro-independence supporters in George Square in Glasgow after the result.
In Depth

Could Scotland stay in the EU if it votes to leave the UK?

Entry to the bloc is not as easy as simply winning a vote for independence
31 Mar 2017
Legs-it: Daily Mail under fire for 'sexist' front page
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Legs-it: Daily Mail under fire for 'sexist' front page

Twitter reacts after columnist Sarah Vine compares Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon's legs
28 Mar 2017
Support for Scottish independence at all-time high
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Support for Scottish independence at all-time high

More Scots want to break away from UK than ever before, says annual survey
15 Mar 2017
Could Wales follow Scotland in demanding independence?
St David's Day
In Depth

Could Wales follow Scotland in demanding independence?

Plaid Cymru says second attempt at Scottish breakaway would spell end of UK
14 Mar 2017
SNP vows to reverse Osborne's tax cut if it wins elections
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In Brief

SNP vows to reverse Osborne's tax cut if it wins elections

Nicola Sturgeon places party as centre ground option as Scottish Labour tacks left
23 Mar 2016
Alcohol pricing: has Scottish government been scuppered?
Nicola Sturgeon
In Depth

Alcohol pricing: has Scottish government been scuppered?

European court rules measure is illegal if same benefit can be derived from tax rises
24 Dec 2015
Hunting vote postponed as SNP threaten to thwart Tory plans
Fox-hunting
In Depth

Hunting vote postponed as SNP threaten to thwart Tory plans

56 Nationalist MPs had said they would vote against 'watering down' of hunting ban, despite Nicola Sturgeon's pledge
14 Jul 2015
Scottish government to 'keep Crown Estate profits'
The Queen at a garden party in Balmoral, Scotland
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Scottish government to 'keep Crown Estate profits'

Holyrood will keep money for itself rather than pay it to Treasury, claims Buckingham Palace source
24 Jun 2015
Cameron in Scotland for devolution talks with Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon and David Cameron composite
In Brief

Cameron in Scotland for devolution talks with Sturgeon

The two leaders were expected to clash, but the SNP leader says talks were 'constructive'
15 May 2015
ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls
10 Downing Street
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls

Election day arrives: it's all over bar the voting (and the talk of Downing Street plots)
7 May 2015
ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls
10 Downing Street
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls

Election day arrives: it's all over bar the voting (and the talk of Downing Street plots)
7 May 2015
ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls
10 Downing Street
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls

Election day arrives: it's all over bar the voting (and the talk of Downing Street plots)
7 May 2015
ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls
10 Downing Street
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls

Election day arrives: it's all over bar the voting (and the talk of Downing Street plots)
7 May 2015
ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls
10 Downing Street
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Latest news and polls

Election day arrives: it's all over bar the voting (and the talk of Downing Street plots)
7 May 2015
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