Nicola Sturgeon has called on the UK Government to engage with proposals for a separate Scottish visa system aimed at tackling the country’s post-Brexit needs.
Five people are being tested for suspected coronavirus in Scotland, according to the Scottish Government.
Nicola Sturgeon will issue an update on her next steps for independence within days after the Prime Minister’s refusal to allow a second referendum.
Legal advice commissioned by a pro-independence group has suggested there are “good arguments” to be made for holding a second referendum without UK Government approval.
Nicola Sturgeon has “no mandate” for a second independence referendum, Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips has insisted, as she said she would have turned down the Scottish First Minister’s request for a section 30 order if she was PM.
EuroMillions winner Colin Weir made a final visit to his favourite football team as his funeral cortege stopped outside Partick Thistle’s ground.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland “will get the right to decide our own future” despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson rejecting her plea for a second independence referendum.
Boris Johnson has formally rejected a call for Holyrood to be given the power to hold a second independence referendum.
The Prime Minister and his Scottish secretary have rejected calls for a second independence referendum amid renewed pressure from the SNP.
Hollywood actor Brian Cox has called for a second referendum on Scottish independence.
Scotland’s First Minister has thanked festive volunteers and public-sector workers in her Christmas message.
The Scottish Secretary has said Boris Johnson will give “careful consideration” to Nicola Sturgeon’s request to be handed the powers to hold a second independence referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon has published the “democratic case” for a new independence referendum as the Scottish Government requested the powers to hold another vote.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted “democracy must and will prevail” as she confirmed she has now written to Boris Johnson formally requesting the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence referendum.
Scotland’s First Minister has said the mandate for a new independence referendum is unarguable as she stakes her claim for the transfer of powers needed to hold another vote.
Nicola Sturgeon has called for a “coming together” of political parties in the Scottish Parliament to deliver a second independence referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon will make the case for another vote on Scottish independence in response to the “new danger” posed by Boris Johnson’s government in a statement at Holyrood on Tuesday.
MPs will be asked to vote on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal this week as the Government begins its push to take Britain out of the European Union next month.
Boris Johnson is to address his new intake of Tory MPs as they prepare to vote on his Brexit deal and he seeks to transform the nation after his landslide victory.
Boris Johnson is to address his new intake of Tory MPs as they prepare to vote on his Brexit deal.
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.”
Nicola Sturgeon is to welcome the SNP’s new raft of MPs in Dundee following their “watershed” General Election win – and hours after discussing a second independence referendum with the Prime Minister.
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”.
The Scottish Conservatives will not support any request for a second independence referendum, Jackson Carlaw has said.
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.
Nicola Sturgeon was filmed celebrating after the SNP claimed the Westminster seat of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, with the victory display described as “unacceptably ungracious” by a Lib Dem MP.
Nicola Sturgeon is set for a showdown with Prime Minister Boris Johnson as she insisted the SNP’s election success gives her a “renewed, refreshed and strengthened” mandate for a second vote on Scottish independence.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she has a “renewed, refreshed and strengthened” mandate for a second vote on Scottish independence, as the SNP made a series of gains in the General Election.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland and the rest of the UK are now on “divergent paths” as the SNP leader celebrated an “exceptionally good night” for her party, while Boris Johnson headed back to Downing Street.
A drawing by Annie Lennox highlighting the impact of global warming has been unveiled as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s Christmas card.