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Independent Scotland may not rejoin European Union immediately: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

May 14, 2017 4:29 am
Independent Scotland may not rejoin European Union immediately: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon (Photo by AFP) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that an “independent Scotland” might not rejoin the European Union after the UK’s withdrawal from the bloc. Speaking to BBC on Sunday, Sturgeon once again expressed her resolve to hold an independence referendum after Brexit, […]

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges rest of UK to move to Scotland to escape Brexit

March 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges rest of UK to move to Scotland to escape Brexit

Party leader Nicola Sturgeon waves after speaking at the Scottish National Party’s conference in Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain March 18, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on people across the United Kingdom to move to Scotland ahead of Brexit. Sturgeon made the remarks on Saturday in Aberdeen, […]

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Blocking Scottish independence referendum undemocratic: Nicola Sturgeon

March 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Blocking Scottish independence referendum undemocratic: Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attends First Minister’s Questions inside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on March 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has hit back at the British prime minister after Theresa May rejected a call from Edinburgh for a new independence referendum. Sturgeon said […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May tries to talk tough on Scotland

6:30 am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May tries to talk tough on Scotland

Theresa May. Photo / AP Theresa May has said Britain is braced for a “defining moment” as it leaves the European Union, as she warned Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon now is “not the time to play politics or create uncertainty”. The British Prime Minister was laughed at by MPs […]

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to call a second independence referendum

March 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to call a second independence referendum

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced she will ask permission for a second referendum to split from Britain as London has failed to compromise with Scotland on Brexit. In a press conference on Monday, Sturgeon said the interest of Scotland could not be ignored at any time and that a referendum […]

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomes refugees banned by US President Donald Trump

January 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomes refugees banned by US President Donald Trump

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has extended Scotland’s welcome to any refugees who are barred from entering the United States by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. On Saturday, Sturgeon responded to Trump’s directive banning refugees and halting immigration from several Islamic countries by […]

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UK decision to quit EU single market makes Scotland independence likelier: Nicola Sturgeon

January 18, 2017 8:30 am
UK decision to quit EU single market makes Scotland independence likelier: Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon arrrives at 10 Downing Street in central London on October 24, 2016. (Photos by AFP) The British government’s decision to leave the European Union’s single market would make Scotland’s independence likelier, says Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. She made the remarks on Tuesday after a […]

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Scotland can’t risk having no control over its future: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

January 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Scotland can’t risk having no control over its future: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warns that the country may go for another independence vote in order to avoid “being taken down” by a “really damaging” decision to leave the European Union. Sturgeon told Sky News on Monday that Britain’s decision to quit the EU […]

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Brexit : Scotland vote ‘highly likely’ before 2020, Nicola Sturgeon says, taking on Theresa May

October 16, 2016 9:20 pm
Brexit : Scotland vote ‘highly likely’ before 2020, Nicola Sturgeon says, taking on Theresa May

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says it is “highly likely” that the country holds another referendum on independence before 2020 as Britain is preparing to leave the European Union. During a TV show on Sunday, the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) was asked whether she would anticipate another […]

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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon vows 2nd independence poll in case of hard Brexit

October 15, 2016 8:59 pm
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon vows 2nd independence poll in case of hard Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) delivers her keynote address to delegates at the SNP Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on October 15, 2016. (photo by AFP) Scotland’s top official has threatened to hold another referendum for independence from the UK in case […]

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