Tag: Nicola Sturgeon

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Sturgeon Insists: Independence Will Happen

AFP — Separatist leader Nicola Sturgeon on Saturday said her belief that Scotland will become independent was stronger than ever as she confirmed preparations for a second referendum for leaving Britain. The Scottish National Party (SNP) leader, first minister of

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Brexit Has Left Sturgeon and Scottish Nationalism Floundering

On Tuesday Nicola Sturgeon blamed Brexit on the UK Government’s austerity policies. Speaking at the annual conference of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London, the Scottish First Minister warned listeners she was “profoundly concerned” about the implications of the UK leaving the EU, with

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Commission to Scotland: No Easy Way to Remain in EU

The European Commission (EC) have knocked back Nicola Sturgeon’s ambitions for Scotland to stay in the European Union (EU) in the wake of ‘Brexit’. In what will be a blow to the First Minister of Scotland, the Commission also confirmed

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Scots Would NOT Demand Independence After Brexit, Polls Show

Recent polling suggests that a vote for Brexit in June’s European Union (EU) referendum would only ‘”slightly” increase support for Scottish independence, complicating any decision by the Scottish National Party (SNP) to call another referendum. According to the SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon

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Scottish Nationalists Plan New Independence Vote

London (AFP) – Scottish nationalists will propose holding a new referendum on independence from the rest of Britain, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday. Sturgeon said her pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) would set out a timescale for