The PM refusing a second independence referendum will not be “the end of the matter”, Nicola Sturgeon has insisted – as she warned Boris Johnson: “Scotland cannot be imprisoned in the Union against its will.”
A leading Scottish Labour politician has called for a second independence referendum.
Boris Johnson has reiterated his opposition to a second vote on Scottish independence during a call with Nicola Sturgeon, despite her saying it is now a “democratic right”.
A second vote on Scottish independence is now a “democratic right” after the SNP’s victory in Scotland in a “watershed” General Election, Nicola Sturgeon has declared.
The UK has been left in a “constitutional crisis”, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has warned as he insisted the “right thing” for the PM to do would be to permit a second vote on Scottish independence.
Nicola Sturgeon was forced to defend her plans to hold a second vote on Scottish independence in 2020 as the country’s political leaders clashed ahead of Thursday’s General Election.
Scots are being urged not to “sleepwalk into disaster” in next week’s General Election by backing either Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said Scotland “doesn’t need independence, it needs a Labour Government” in a campaign video addressing the Scottish electorate.
There was an “institutional issue” with the BBC in its coverage of the 2014 independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Nicola Sturgeon is preparing to “get into bed” with Jeremy Corbyn to win a Scottish independence referendum, the Chancellor has claimed.
Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed claims from the Tories that there should not be a second referendum on Scottish independence until after 2050.
Nicola Sturgeon has laid out a list of demands she says would have to be met for the SNP to support a minority Labour government – with the Scottish First Minister insisting she would want to see Trident muclear weapons scrapped and more powers handed to Holyrood, as well as the granting of a second independence vote.
Cabinet minister Michael Gove has ruled out the prospect of Nicola Sturgeon being granted a second independence referendum – even if her party wins a majority at Holyrood in 2021.
A man sent a threatening email to Nicola Sturgeon telling her she “needs a bullet” after becoming frustrated about Brexit and independence.
Boris Johnson has ruled out granting permission for a second Scottish independence vote while he is Prime Minister – despite Nicola Sturgeon insisting “things have changed” since the country voted to stay part of the UK five years ago.
Boris Johnson has ruled out granting permission for a second Scottish independence vote while he is prime minister.
Scotland’s future is “on the line” in December’s General Election, Nicola Sturgeon said as she called on Scots to back her party in that ballot to send a “resounding message” to Westminster.
Allowing the SNP to hold a second independence referendum would not be a priority for a future Labour government, the party’s Scottish leader said, though he did not rule out such a ballot.
Nicola Sturgeon has declared that the SNP is “winning the case for independence” as she revealed more detail about plans for Scotland to have a second vote on leaving the UK.
A second Scottish independence referendum must not feature the “voter suppression initiatives” being put forward by Boris Johnson’s Government, SNP depute leader Keith Brown said.
An independent Scotland could be a “magnet for global investment”, thanks to its unique position between the UK and the EU, Nicola Sturgeon will say.
Scotland’s Finance Secretary will insist the county can “more than afford” to be independent.
SNP members have rejected a call for the party to implement a “plan B” for securing Scottish independence.
SNP MPs have prepared a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister – with the party’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford calling on Labour and the Liberal Democrats to work with them to oust Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal will lead to additional “strain” between Scotland and the rest of the UK, former prime minister Tony Blair has warned.
The SNP’s Westminster leader has appeared to suggest his party would only help Labour form a government in return for support for a Scottish independence referendum.
Richard Leonard has called for clarity on Labour’s stance over the next steps of Brexit.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has said he would not have held the vote on independence in 2014 if he had known Boris Johnson would become Prime Minister and the UK would be facing the prospect of a hard Brexit.
SNP plans for an independent Scotland to have its own currency are backed by only slightly more than one in eight voters, according to a new poll.
Westminster resistance to giving Scots a second vote on independence will be “washed away” after another SNP election victory, Nicola Sturgeon has predicted.