Nicola Sturgeon has said she has "no intentions" of working directly with Alex Salmond in her push for Scottish independence. The first minister and SNP leader unveiled her party's "transformational" manifesto on Thursday but said she could go further if Scotland was independent. In order for the first minister to take Scotland on a path away from the UK, she would need to achieve a pro-independence majority within the Scottish parliament. She told ITV News that she would not directly work with Alex Salmond, ex-first minister and leader of the pro-independence Alba party, to achieve this. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Alex Salmond has claimed the Duke of Edinburgh enjoyed nothing more “than a good argument” and he would have not appreciated a week of national mourning.The former first minister of Scotland was speaking at an Alba campaign event in the Scottish capital despite opposing parties suspending their operations out of respect for Philip’s passing.
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On screen credit 'Courtesy of STV. Available for catch-up on STV Player'. Max 60 seconds use. Use within 24 hours. The five Scottish party leaders face-off in a leaders debate.SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has urged Scots to re-elect her as First Minister in May’s Holyrood election – promising “strong leadership” through the rest of the Covid-19 pandemic and a second independence vote in its aftermath.Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross said other issues such as tackling drug deaths, improving mental health care and increasing the number of police officers should take priority.Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie also disagreed that there should be another referendum in the next five years.
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Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond has announced he is setting up a new political party to contest May's Scottish Parliament election. Mr Salmond will stand in the northeast region and lead the Alba Party, which will field at least four candidates in the regional lists. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Nicola Sturgeon misled a Scottish Parliament committee, an investigation into the Scottish Government’s unlawful handling of harassment allegations against Alex Salmond has concluded.The findings are..
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