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Letters: Ruth Davidson telling Nicola Sturgeon to ‘sit down!’ was disgraceful

Aggressive, truculent and  Thatcher-like? Ruth Davidson’s manner during the Section 30 debate. Photograph: Getty Images

I WATCHED part of the historic debate in Holyrood regarding indyref2, and two points struck me. The first was Ruth Davidson’s disgraceful and patronising “sit down!” comment to Nicola Sturgeon (who is incidentally the First Minister…

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland WILL have a referendum on independence before Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland has a choice between hard Brexit and independence. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/PA

NICOLA Sturgeon has insisted Scotland will be given a choice between a “hard Brexit” and independence.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon welcomes Genpact jobs boost for Glasgow

Nicola Sturgeon (right) with Scott Lee of OpenWealth Europe. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/AP

HUNDREDS of new jobs are to be created over the next five years by a global professional services firm bolstering its European operations in Scotland.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Lesley Riddoch: Scotland faces a race against time now that Article 50 has been triggered

With one stroke of the pen, Theresa May has opened up a constitutional crisis. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/PA

FOR a certain generation, space has always been the final frontier.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Letters Special – Readers have their say on Article 50: All of us will suffer as a result of this act of vandalism

We asked readers of The National to give us their view. Photograph: Stewart Attwood

THE triggering of Article 50 is an act of vandalism which affects us all. The refusal to acknowledge the Scottish vote is particularly unpalatable and stems from a Westminster establishment blindness which cannot see Scotland as a country.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

No going back: Europe reacts as May triggers Article 50

European Council president Donald Tusk with May's letter

BRITAIN is leaving the EU.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Holyrood says Yes: Nicola Sturgeon given mandate to go for indyref2

Independence supporters take part in a rally outside the Scottish Parliament during yesterday’s Section 30 vote

NICOLA Sturgeon will this week make a formal request to the Prime Minister for Holyrood to be given powers to hold a new independence referendum, saying it would be “democratically indefensible” for it to be refused.

12:00am Wednesday 29 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

'The people of Scotland are sovereign' - MSPs give Sturgeon mandate for second referendum on independence

'The people of Scotland are sovereign' - MSPs give Sturgeon mandate for second referendum on independence

MSPs have voted  69 to 59 to back Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum on Scottish independence before the UK leaves the EU.

5:25pm Tuesday 28 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
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