Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish Parliament will refuse to sign European Union exit bill

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at the launch of an analysis paper on Scotland’s future relationship with Europe, at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland on January 15, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Edinburgh will refuse to agree to London’s planned Brexit deal with the European Union, arguing that the […]

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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, arguing that the UK was […]

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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, east of Scotland, while addressing […]

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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 retweeting a message from Canadian […]

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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 key speech by British Prime […]

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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 would “undermine workers rights, environmental […]

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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 vote for referendum by 2020 […]

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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon shelves plans for quick 2nd Scottish referendum

Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon, addresses the media after holding an emergency cabinet meeting at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 25, 2016, following the pro-Brexit result of the UK’s EU referendum vote. (AFP) Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has suspended plans for a snap second […]

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