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Nicola Sturgeon: ScotRef will be held when it is right for Scots, not when it is convenient for Theresa May

Sturgeon there may be 'room for discussions' about a date slightly later in 2019, but ruled out a date in 2021

NICOLA Sturgeon has said the timing of a second independence referendum should not be determined by what is “convenient” for Theresa May, but by what is right for the Scottish people – once the terms of Brexit are clear and before it is too…

12:00am Monday 20 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: The people of Scotland must choose own fate and not have it imposed upon them

Nicola Sturgeon addressed Parliament during the first day of a two-day debate on a second independence referendum Photographs:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

THE people of Scotland should not have their fates “imposed upon” them, Nicola Sturgeon has told MSPs.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Man behind attack campaign on Nicola Sturgeon is Holocaust-denying extremist

The posters have attracted media attention

A campaign targetting Nicola Sturgeon that has received huge amounts of media coverage is being run by a right-wing holocaust denying blogger who was kicked out of Ukip for his extreme views.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland’s future should be the people’s choice

Nicola Sturgeon said voters in Scotland should be given an alternative to Theresa May’s hard Brexit

NICOLA Sturgeon has said preventing Holyrood from holding an independence referendum before the UK leaves the European Union would be “democratically indefensible” if the move is backed by a majority of MSPs.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Sturgeon: We stand in solidarity with London

Addressing MSPs in the chamber, the FM said: 'Above all, we stand in solidarity with London — a vibrant, diverse, wonderful city that will never be cowed by mindless acts of violence'

NICOLA Sturgeon used a sombre session of First Minister’s Questions yesterday to send a message of support to Londoners saying Scotland “stands in solidarity” with them.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

LIVE BLOG: Scottish Parliament debate on calling for a second referendum

Photo Credit: Gordon Terris/The Herald

1:59pm Tuesday 21 March 2017

Wee Ginger Dug: Speaking up will stop us being spoken down to

Gordon Brown has intervened ... again

ACCORDING to Mike Russell, the SNP’s Minister for Dealing with David Davis, the Scottish Government only discovered Theresa May is due to trigger Article 50 because they saw it on the BBC. There was no communication via Westminster’s official…

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Carolyn Leckie: This is a time to be bold, not cautious – we can win in 2019

In 2011 the then Scottish Tory leader Annabel Goldie urged Alex Salmond to take a 'brave pill and get on with the referendum'

WELL, what a week it has been. Writing a column amidst a political atmosphere that changes faster than the Scottish weather is a bit of a challenge. But looking back can help to put things in context and make some sense of tumultuous times.

12:00am Monday 20 March 2017

Letters: Labour myopia makes them blind to their own hypocrisy over Tories

Kezia Dugdale

AS her contribution to Holyrood’s IndyRef debate, Kezia Dugdale, possibly in an attempt to shore up her ever-dwindling faithful, stated that her party would “campaign with everything they have to oppose independence”.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Angry Salmond: It’ll be ‘taps aff’ every day once we’re out of the UK

We'll put a wind turbine on every hole of Donald Trump's golf courses

When we have independence, can we buy a really big “good weather machine”? – @petercraig15357

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017
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