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Scotland lockdown to last until mid-February, Sturgeon announces

Sky News Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Scotland will remain in lockdown until at least the middle of February, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
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News video: Nicola Sturgeon: Lockdown measures extended until mid-February in Scotland

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Lockdown restrictions are to be extended until at least the middle of Februaryin Scotland, with schools remaining closed to the majority of pupils, NicolaSturgeon has announced. The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament thatCovid-19 case numbers have “stabilised and even declined”.

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Scotland leader fends off calls to quit over case against ex ally [Video]

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Sturgeon: A very serious mistake was made [Video]

Sturgeon: A very serious mistake was made

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has begun giving evidence at the Holyrood inquiry into her government's unlawful investigation of Alex Salmond. In her opening statement, Ms Sturgeon admitted that a "very serious mistake" was made into the investigation of the complaints against Alex Salmond. "To women were failed and tax payers money was lost; I deeply regret that", she said. Ms Sturgeon, who is facing calls to resign, admitted that her actions "deserve to be scrutinised". Mr Salmond has accused Ms Sturgeon of misleading parliament over when she first knew of the allegations against him and says the First Minister did break ministerial code. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Ten questions Nicola Sturgeon might face during her inquiry appearance

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will give evidence to the Scottish parliament's harassment committee today.
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Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon Current First Minister of Scotland, Leader of the Scottish National Party

I did not want to ‘get’ Salmond, insists Sturgeon as she rejects plot claim [Video]

I did not want to ‘get’ Salmond, insists Sturgeon as she rejects plot claim

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she would never have wanted to ‘get’ Alex Salmond”, as she told a Holyrood committee she had “no motive, intention, (or) desire” for such action against her predecessor.Ms Sturgeon is giving evidence to the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints.She told the committee that the details of complaints against Mr Salmond were “shocking” and his behaviour “was not always appropriate”.

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Sturgeon: I did not intervene in Government's Salmond investigation [Video]

Sturgeon: I did not intervene in Government's Salmond investigation

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told MSPs she did not intervene in the process of the Scottish Government’s investigation into harassment complaints against Alex Salmond as doing so would have been an “abuse” of her role.

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Sturgeon rejects 'absurd' claims she 'plotted' against Alex Salmond

Nicola Sturgeon has told an inquiry any suggestion she "acted with malice" or "plotted" against her predecessor Alex Salmond is "absurd".
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