Nicola Sturgeon

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon's election strategy is completely justified

Why young independence supporters need to back Sturgeon in June

Why young independence supporters need to back Sturgeon in June

Ignore the rabid right-wing press - there's every reason to go to the polls and ensure the unionists' defeat is as crushing as possible

Scottish Leaders Debate: 'Stars of the show were the audience', says Scottish Sun editor

'Forget Nicola Sturgeon and Ruth Davidson, the real stars of Scottish leaders' debate were the audience'

'Forget Sturgeon and Davidson, the real stars were the audience'

Alan Muir, who is the editor of The Scottish Sun, spoke to Paul Ross about Sunday's BBC One debate between political leaders in Scotland

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence

The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland accused the First Minister of 'lying' during last year's election in Holyrood

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

The UKIP leader kept calling the head of Plaid Cymru 'Natalie'. Here's who he can blame for it

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders Debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

The ITV leaders debate was held in Salford yesterday

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

May and Corbyn to take audience queries in Question Time specials

There will also be a live debate from senior figures from the seven parties

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Theresa May launches extraordinary attack on top EU officials

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

The Prime Minister accused them of trying to torpedo Brexit and meddle in the UK general election

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Kezia Dugdale insists Labour could be elected, rules out SNP coalition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Scottish Labour leader rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Kezia Dugdale says Jeremy Corbyn can win without the support of Nicola Sturgeon

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Theresa May should have said she's calling an election because she thinks she'll win', says the SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants unanimous backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants total backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP MP

Theresa May has called a snap general election, but the SNP's John Nicolson thinks she should have announced it slightly differently

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

'If the Brexit negotiation goes wrong, support for Scottish independence could soar', says professor

'If Nicola Sturgeon thinks Brexit will drive support for Scottish independence, she's wrong' says poll author

'If the Brexit negotiation goes wrong, Scottish independence support could soar'

Professor of politics John Curtice tells James Max that the views of people in Scotland on Brexit are not very different to the views of those in England

Poll shows more Scots support Theresa May's UK vision over Nicola Sturgeon's independence bid

Scottish independence: Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as poll suggests majority of Scots back Brexit unity

Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as poll suggests majority of Scots back Brexit unity

Research by the company NatCen found many of Scottish people held similar views on Brexit to the rest of the country

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Legs-it: 'The leaders deliberately made a fashion statement and are probably delighted with the fuss', says Ann Widdecombe

Legs-it: 'Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon are probably delighted with the fuss', says Ann Widdecombe

Sturgeon and May are probably delighted with Legs-it fuss, says Anne Widdecombe

Former MP Ann Widdecombe tells Jake Yapp that if Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon had dressed like Angela Merkel at their meeting, no one would have made a fuss about their legs

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Legs-it: 'The headline is not sexist and doesn't make a difference to anything', says caller

'Legs-it headline isn't sexist - what's wrong with showing pretty ladies with nice legs?'

'Legs-it headline isn't sexist - what's wrong with showing nice legs?'

A caller told Alexis Conran that women can't be sexist to other women and the internet is interfering with everyone's lives

Legs-it: 'The Daily Mail's headline was offensive, but they have the right to use it', says former editor

Legs-it: 'The Daily Mail's headline was offensive, but they have the right to use it', says former editor

'The Daily Mail's headline was offensive, but they have the right to use it'

Former editor of the Sunday Mirror believes those in charge of the Daily Mail will be happy about the publicity they have received today

Legs-it: Sarah Vine continues her long line of controversial articles

From legsit to feminazis: Sarah Vine's long history of controversial columns

From legsit to feminazis: Sarah Vine's long history of controversial columns

Sarah Vine is currently in the middle of a firestorm - but it's familiar ground for the outspoken Mail columnist

Legxit: Five other historic events that can be reduced to a battle of the pins

Legxit: Five other historic events that can be reduced to a battle of the pins

From the surrender of the Confederate forces in the American Civil War to the Reagan-Gorbachev talks of the 1980s, who do you think won these titanic legs-offs?

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish independence referendum', says political commentator

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish independence referendum', says political commentator

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish referendum'

Theresa May met with Nicola Sturgeon ahead of triggering Article 50 and has repeated her view that there should not be a second Scottish independence referendum until after Brexit

The Daily Mail has caused yet more controversy with its latest headline

Legs-it: Baroness Jenny Jones blasts 'outrageously sexist' Daily Mail over headline

Baroness Jenny Jones blasts 'outrageously sexist' Daily Mail over 'Legs-it'

Jones, the former Deputy Mayor of London, spoke about the incendiary headline with James Max

'I'd boycott them if I didn't think they were already scum' - Twitter furious over Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline

'I'd boycott them if I didn't already think they were scum' - Twitter furious over Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline

Daily Mail accused of sexism and misogyny over 'Legs-it' headline

The Mail ran a picture of Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon at their Monday meeting in Glasgow, with the caption asking 'who won legs-it?'

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Theresa May to halt Nicola Sturgeon's plans for Indyref 2 ahead of Article 50 triggering

Theresa May to tell Nicola Sturgeon once and for all: No new independence referendum before Brexit

May to tell Sturgeon once and for all: No new referendum before Brexit

The Prime Minister and Scottish First Minister are to meet two days ahead of the formal triggering of Article 50

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon is determined to force another referendum on Scottish independence

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum?

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum?

As debate continues to rage in Scotland, we weigh up whether the Scottish Parliament has the legal right to call a new vote without Westminster's consent

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon backs environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster terror attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster comments

One of Nicola Sturgeon's advisors attempted to hide Roseanna Cunningham from the press at Holyrood, but it did not work

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

What did the Labour leader not ask the Prime Minister today?

PMQs: Six vital questions Jeremy Corbyn didn't ask Theresa May

PMQs: Six vital questions Jeremy Corbyn didn't ask Theresa May

What did the Labour leader not ask the Prime Minister today?

Scottish independence: 'There will be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government', says journalist

'Many Scottish independence supporters don't like the EU at all - they voted Remain for tactical reasons'

'There will now be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government'

Scotland Editor of The Spectator Alex Massie believes the SNP are trying to blame Theresa May and the Tories for having another Scottish referendum soon

MSPs expected to support Nicola Sturgeon's independence call in Holyrood vote

MSPs expected to back Nicola Sturgeon's independence call in Holyrood vote

MSPs expected to back Nicola Sturgeon's independence call in Holyrood vote

The vote will come on Wednesday after a two-day debate in the Scottish Parliament

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Theresa May has reversed 40 years of government policy on Scotland, says James Kelly

In attempting to deny Scotland a referendum, Theresa May has taken a turn towards tyranny

'Theresa May has veered towards tyranny on Scottish issue'

From the moment Ms May rejected Nicola Sturgeon's request, the notion that Scotland is part of the UK by its own consent was converted from reality to fiction

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, but SNP have had four different stances on EU membership'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity - but she can't make up her own mind on EU'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, then keeps changing her mind'

The leader of the Labour Party in Scotland popped by the studio for a discussion with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

George Osborne to edit Evening Standard: Six other journalism jobs - and the MPs who could fill them

Six other MPs who could follow George Osborne into journalism

We have a few suggestions as to what publications prominent MPs should edit

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers SNP member Ronnie Cowan over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia Hartley-Brewer corners SNP lawmaker over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia hammers SNP lawmaker over education crisis

The SNP MP for Inverclyde argued with our host over the position of Scottish schools in the league tables

Theresa May to form more "united nation" as Brexit process is due to begin

Theresa May vows to form more 'united nation' as Brexit process begins

Theresa May vows to form more 'united nation' as Brexit process begins

The Prime Minister is to give a keynote speech at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Theresa May has rejected the SNP's demand for a new referendum

Scottish independence: SNP lawmaker says 'Theresa May wins us votes every time she speaks'

SNP lawmaker says 'Theresa May wins us votes every time she speaks'

John Nicholson says Ms May's 'haughty arrogance' will eventually cost her

'SNP are an embarrassment to Scotland' - Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

'SNP are an embarrassment to Scotland' - Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

'SNP an embarrassment to Scotland': Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

It was a session which drew particular interest, given Nicola Sturgeon's recent announcement of her attempt for a second independence referendum

Theresa May has rejected the SNP's demand for a new referendum

SNP MP says Theresa May is ‘even more arrogant than Margaret Thatcher’ after Scottish referendum snub

SNP MP says Theresa May is ‘even more arrogant than Margaret Thatcher’

Mrs May has rejected Nicola Sturgeon's timescale for a second referendum, saying 'now is not the time'

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for Scottish independence referendum

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for new Scottish independence referendum

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for new Scottish referendum

Theresa May has said it is not the right time for a Scottish independence referendum, however the Prime Minister has not ruled the referendum out indefinitely

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The 2014 referendum resulted in defeat for the 'Yes' campaign

Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland wants independence - but what do her people really think?

What do the people of Scotland really think on independence?

Our helpful friends at Full Fact examine the latest polls and tells us whether Ms Sturgeon's bullishness on independence is justified.

'Not even Brexit affected polls for Scots who want independence', says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor

Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer's bid for a new independence vote

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for absurd EU volte-face report

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' reports that Nicola Sturgeon has changed her mind on EU

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' EU volte-face report

SNP MSP Kate Forbes told Julia Hartley-Brewer that they need to hold a referendum in order to honour the commitment they made in their manifesto

Nicola Sturgeon to abandon EU bid after poll showing record Scottish Euroscepticism emerges, say reports

Nicola Sturgeon 'to abandon EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

Sturgeon 'to drop EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

The Scottish First Minister is reportedly dropping her plan to try to keep Scotland in the European Union, one day after announcing plans for a new independence referendum

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Scottish independence: 'The EU treats members with more respect than the UK does', says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: The EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP

Angus MacNeil says Westminster could learn from Brussels when it comes to respecting its citizens

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Those who think a Scottish independence referendum poses no risks are deluded'

Alex Massie says there's every chance Scotland would vote for independence

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Scottish Independence: Theresa May to block Nicola Sturgeon's referendum until after Brexit, say reports

Scottish Independence: Theresa May to block Nicola Sturgeon's referendum until after Brexit, say reports

May 'to block Scottish referendum until after Brexit'

The Prime Minister, who has previously accused the SNP of 'tunnel vision', looks set to block the First Minister's independence referendum plans until after the UK leaves the EU

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scots uninterested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie prince Charlie independence nonsense', says UKIP's David Coburn

Scots don't care about Nicola Sturgeon's 'Bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' says UKIP's David Coburn

Nicola Sturgeon: UKIP's David Coburn blasts the Scottish First Minister

Coburn insisted 'Scots aren't interested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' in an interview with Paul Ross

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

George Galloway: 'Using Brexit results as a mandate for holding a Scottish independence vote is undemocratic'

George Galloway: 'Using Brexit as a mandate for new Scottish independence referendum is undemocratic'

'You can't use Brexit results as a mandate for a Scottish independence vote'

George Galloway believes the SNP will not win a Scottish independence vote, and even if they did Scotland would be out of the UK and the EU

'Let's agree to not call it Scexit' - Twitter is outraged at new name for Scottish independence

Scexit outrage: Twitter furious at rubbish new Scottish independence name

Scexit: Twitter hits back at new name for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will seek approval next week for a Scottish independence referendum, promoting a discussion about what to call it

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

George Galloway says members of the SNP feel boxed in by Nicola Sturgeon over independence

George Galloway blasts the SNP: I've never met a Scot that supports free movement of labour

George Galloway: I've never met a Scot that supports free movement of labour

George Galloway says Scots would not vote to leave the UK and believes SNP lawmakers feel 'boxed in' by Nicola Sturgeon.

Nicola Sturgeon will be delighted with Theresa May's hardline approach

Theresa May must heed lessons of Thatcher - or risk presenting Scotland to the SNP

'May must learn from Thatcher - or risk presenting Scotland to the SNP'

Mrs May's current course is a disastrous folly, and history shows that an overbearing Tory government is a godsend for separatists

SNP MSP Kate Forbes claims she fully supports English people voting in Scottish referendum

SNP lawmaker Kate Forbes claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP lawmaker claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be 'common sense' to have a Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2018

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, but not until after we leave the EU'

George Galloway: 'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, but only after Brexit'

'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, after Brexit'

George Galloway believes a second Scottish independence referendum is needed, but not until after the UK leaves the European Union

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum, says Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson

Ruth Davidson says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has warned the SNP that if it holds a second independence referendum it will lose, as Theresa May also says the SNP has tunnel vision about independence

'Downing Street don't want Theresa May to be remembered as the Prime Minister who broke up the UK', says political editor

Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish independence referendum, says journalist

'Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish referendum'

Adam Bienkov says Downing Street doesn't want Theresa May to be the Prime Minister who breaks the union - but a future independence referendum may be a possibility

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon: Supreme Court ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland

The ruling said Westminster will not have to seek approval from the authorities in Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland to trigger Article 50

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