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Sturgeon confirms plans to vaccinate 12-15 year olds
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Sturgeon wants 'co-operation not confrontation' for indyref2
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Sturgeon: Independence referendum is democratic thing to do
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SNP aim to hold indyref2 'before end of 2023'
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Scottish Government plans to introduce vaccine passports
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Sturgeon: SNP and Greens will push for independence vote
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Sturgeon 'can't rule anything out' as cases rise in Scotland
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Covid cases in Scotland double over past week, Sturgeon says
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Sturgeon 'determined' for IndyRef2
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Sturgeon announces 'groundbreaking' power share with Greens
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PM denies snubbing Sturgeon's invitation to meet
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Nicola Sturgeon sheds shoes for nursery visit football game
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Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson's 'odd' decision not to meet her during Scotland visit
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Scotland to end most Covid restrictions but face masks stay in some settings
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Daily politics briefing: August 3
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Nicola Sturgeon urges 'careful and cautious' Covid travel
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Sturgeon warned against 'pandering' to Indy Ref 'hardcore'
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Army could be called in to help Scottish ambulance service, amid reports man died after a 40-hour waitThe military could be called in to help Scotland's ambulance service which is facing "acute pressure", Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Sturgeon to ask UK government to agree to second Scottish independence voteNicola Sturgeon will ask the UK government to agree to another Scottish independence referendum "in the spirit of co-operation".
Scottish government to restart work on 'detailed prospectus' for independence, Nicola Sturgeon saysNicola Sturgeon has said the Scottish government will restart work on a "detailed prospectus" for independence ahead of a second referendum on the matter.
Scots will need vaccine passports for nightclubs and large eventsVaccine passports will be needed for entry to nightclubs and large-scale events in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Sturgeon says SNP's deal with Greens makes case for independence referendum 'undeniable'The new power-sharing agreement between the SNP and the Scottish Greens is "ground-breaking" and makes the case for a second independence referendum "undeniable", Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Nicola Sturgeon freed from self-isolation after negative PCR testScotland's first minister is no longer self-isolating after producing a negative PCR test result.
Nicola Sturgeon self-isolating after contact with positive COVID caseScotland's First Minister is self-isolating after being identified as a close contact of someone who has COVID-19.
SNP and Scottish Greens' power-sharing agreement is 'groundbreaking', Sturgeon saysNicola Sturgeon has described a new power-sharing agreement between the SNP and the Scottish Greens as "groundbreaking".
'I don't feel snubbed': Sturgeon on PM declining invitation to meetNicola Sturgeon has said it is "a bit strange" for Boris Johnson to have declined her invitation to meet for talks during the PM's trip to Scotland this week.
New vaccines advice for 16 and 17-year-olds in the UK set to be issued in coming days - SturgeonUpdated advice on coronavirus vaccines for 16 and 17-year-olds across the UK is set to be issued in the coming days, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
PM declines Sturgeon's invitation to meet for talks during Scotland tripBoris Johnson has declined Nicola Sturgeon's invitation to meet for talks while he is in Scotland this week.
Scotland to lift most legal COVID restrictions next week, Sturgeon confirmsNicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Scotland will lift most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions next Monday.
Scotland to confirm plans to ease coronavirus restrictions laterNicola Sturgeon will announce this afternoon whether Scotland will lift its coronavirus restrictions next week.
Sturgeon offers Johnson olive branch to discuss COVID recovery plans in ScotlandNicola Sturgeon has invited Boris Johnson to meet her to discuss their COVID recovery plans.
Lockdown restrictions in Scotland to ease from Monday, Sturgeon saysLockdown restrictions in Scotland will be eased from Monday, Nicola Sturgeon has said - but with certain conditions.
Current COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland to remain in place until 19 July, Sturgeon saysThe current COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland will remain in place until 19 July after a 40% increase in new cases in the last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Lockdown easing delayed in Scotland with restrictions to remain in place until 19 July - SturgeonThe current COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland will remain in place until 19 July after a 40% increase in new cases in the last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
'I'm not interested': Sturgeon accuses Burnham of 'generating spat' over North West travel banNicola Sturgeon has accused Andy Burnham of "generating a spat" with her over Scotland's newly-imposed Greater Manchester travel ban, as the political fallout from the decision continues.
Sturgeon says Scotland 'likely' to keep COVID restrictions for further three weeksScotland is "likely" to maintain COVID restrictions for a further three weeks from 28 June, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Boris Johnson's lockdown options for 21 JuneBoris Johnson is coming under pressure to delay lifting COVID restrictions on 21 June after several scientists urged him to - and Nicola Sturgeon paused lockdown easing in Scotland.
What are the new COVID rules in Scotland?First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a "slight slowing down" in the lifting of lockdown rules for much of Scotland amid the spread of the Indian variant of coronavirus.
'Bullied' by scientists and pre-empted by Sturgeon - will PM hold firm on 21 June 'freedom day'?Nicola Sturgeon insists that applying the brakes to relaxing lockdown rules in Scotland is a pause, not a step backwards.
Easing of COVID restrictions for most of Scotland to be delayed, Sturgeon saysMost of Scotland will stay under Level 2 COVID restrictions in a "slight slowing down of easing" due to a high number of cases, Nicola Sturgeon said.
Glasgow to stay under level three restrictions as COVID cases 'uncomfortably high'Glasgow has an "uncomfortably high" amount of COVID cases and will remain in level three of Scotland's restrictions, Nicola Sturgeon says.
Indoor pints and friends at home - easing of restrictions as most of Scotland moved to level 2Nicola Sturgeon has announced a relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions from 17 May in most of Scotland.
Second Scottish independence referendum is 'when, not if', Sturgeon tells PMSNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has told the prime minister it is a "matter of when, not if" there will be another vote on Scottish independence.
PM has a profound dilemma as Union threatens to drift awayScotland's Choice: that was the slogan emblazoned across the podium Nicola Sturgeon stood at as she gave her victory speech.
Sturgeon warns PM not to block indyref2 - as SNP hopes for majority fadeNicola Sturgeon has issued a warning to Boris Johnson over a second independence referendum, declaring the prime minister will be "picking a fight with the democratic wishes of the Scottish people" if..
Sturgeon's hopes of Holyrood majority remain on knife edgeThe SNP's hopes of securing a majority in the Scottish elections are on a knife edge this morning, but Nicola Sturgeon's party remains on course for an historic fourth term in office.
Scotland independence referendum would be legal unless court blocks it, Sturgeon saysNicola Sturgeon has thrown down the gauntlet to Boris Johnson over a second independence referendum, telling Sky News that if the UK government doesn't challenge the Scottish government in court, then..
Record level of Scottish drug deaths 'not acceptable', says SturgeonRecord high drug deaths in Scotland are "not acceptable", Nicola Sturgeon has acknowledged as she told Sky News "we didn't get it right" in tackling the problem.
Scotland to relax restrictions on travel and outdoor gatherings earlyCoronavirus travel restrictions will be eased in Scotland from Friday and more people will be able to meet up outdoors, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Sturgeon set for majority but Salmond unlikely to get single seat - Sky News pollNicola Sturgeon is on course to command an overall majority in the Scottish Parliament after the latest Sky News poll showed her party's ratings up sharply in the last month.
All Scotland pupils back in classroom full-time after Easter break - except those shieldingAll pupils across Scotland will be back in the classroom full-time following the Easter holidays, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Controversial 'not proven' verdict needs review to boost low rape conviction rates, Sturgeon saysThe controversial "not proven" option open to juries in Scottish courts needs to be reviewed in order to boost "shamefully low" conviction rates for sexual offences, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Sturgeon in thinly-veiled attack on Salmond as she launches SNP campaignNicola Sturgeon has launched a thinly-veiled attack on Alex Salmond as she marked the start of the SNP's campaign for May's Scottish Parliament elections.
'Not the time to gamble': Sturgeon says there are questions over Salmond's returnNicola Sturgeon has warned now is "not the time to gamble" with Scotland's future as she said there were "significant questions" about Alex Salmond's return to politics.
NHS staff in Scotland being offered 4% pay rise, says Nicola SturgeonNHS staff in Scotland are being offered a pay rise of at least 4%, the Scottish government has said.
Sturgeon survives vote of no confidence in leadershipNicola Sturgeon has survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership after a Holyrood committee found she misled parliament.
Sturgeon did not breach ministerial code over Salmond case, investigation findsNicola Sturgeon did not breach the ministerial code over her handling of the Alex Salmond harassment case, an independent investigation has found.
New Salmond inquiry details emerge as committee finds Sturgeon 'misled parliament'Sky News can reveal further details contained in a report that found Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon misled parliament.
Sturgeon was saved by one missing word in the Alex Salmond report - but this saga isn't overNicola Sturgeon will survive this.
Sturgeon 'misled parliament' over Salmond investigation, committee findsA Scottish parliamentary committee has concluded that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon misled parliament.
SNP to fall short of Holyrood majority as support for independence slips, poll suggestsThe SNP have a 22-point lead in a new Scottish poll for Sky News, which would see Nicola Sturgeon remain first minister after the May elections but could deprive her party of an overall majority at..
Scots are turning against SNP and support for independence is slipping, poll suggestsThe SNP have a 22-point lead in a new Scottish poll for Sky News, which would see Nicola Sturgeon remain first minister after the May elections but could deprive her party of an overall majority at..
Nicola Sturgeon's chief of staff accused of 'interference' in Alex Salmond investigationScotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been asked to explain fresh allegations of “interference” by her chief of staff in a sexual misconduct investigation.
Sturgeon and the SNP are past their peak - and Scotland has had enough, Ruth Davidson claimsNicola Sturgeon and the Scottish National Party have passed their peak and Scotland has had enough of them, according to Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson.
Four people from two households able to meet outdoors in Scotland from Friday as lockdown easedFour people from two households will be able to meet outdoors in Scotland from Friday, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Rangers fans celebrate at Ibrox after Steven Gerrard's side clinch Scottish PremiershipRangers fans gather at Ibrox to celebrate their side's first top-flight title in a decade. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sent her congratulations but urged supporters to go home.
Euro 2020: Scotland still 'absolutely intent' on hosting Euros - SturgeonScotland is still "absolutely intent" on hosting matches at Euro 2020 this summer, says first minister Nicola Sturgeon.