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Nicola Sturgeon announces new Covid-19 restrictions
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Nicola Sturgeon urges Scots to follow new Covid-19 rules
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Scotland bans visiting other households
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Sturgeon: England’s restrictions ‘will not be sufficient’
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Household visits banned across Scotland in new coronavirus restrictions
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Sturgeon welcomes news of upcoming Cobra meeting
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Nicola Sturgeon warns ‘hard decisions’ on restrictions may be needed within days
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Scots urged to act now to prevent rise in coronavirus deaths
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Sturgeon raises concerns with Matt Hancock over Covid-19 testing backlog
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First Minister raises concern at backlog of test results for Covid-19
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Nicola Sturgeon limits gatherings to six amid ‘battle to control Covid-19'
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Sturgeon: Internal Market bill is an ‘abomination’
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Glasgow lockdown extended to two more areas
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Nicola Sturgeon: R number could be as high as 1.4 in Scotland
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Nicola Sturgeon warns of increased Covid rates in Scotland
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Coronavirus restrictions reintroduced in Glasgow area
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Sturgeon announces draft bill for Scottish Indyref2
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Scotland's gym-goers and swimmers return as Sturgeon eases coronavirus restrictions
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£59m funding for Scotland's culture sector announced
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Sturgeon’s sadness at Mercy Baguma’s death, as UK minister deflects questions
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Sturgeon lays down changes to wearing face masks in schools
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Scottish Government consults on wearing face coverings in high schools
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Williamson: No to secondary school children wearing masks
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Nicola Sturgeon confirms lockdown easing in Aberdeen
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Nicola Sturgeon calls for more diversity in books
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Scotland officially in recession after GDP fallFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon told her daily briefing it was important to remember that while lockdown began to ease in June, many parts of the economy, especially retail and hospitality, remained..
Sturgeon: Aberdeen and Celtic should not play after Covid breachesFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the two clubs should will not be playing matches in the coming week.
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon says 'clear' link between outbreaks across world and reopening of pubsSturgeon says situation in Aberdeen is 'extremely challenging' with 101 cases confirmed as part of cluster
Aberdeen lockdown: Pubs and restaurants to close at 5pm, Nicola Sturgeon announcesFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that 54 cases have been reported in Aberdeen as of Wednesday amid fears of a "significant outbreak" in the city.
Images of packed pubs 'made me want to cry', says Nicola SturgeonScottish first minister warns restrictions could be re-imposed if virus returns in earnest
Former minister who quit over Dominic Cummings' lockdown trip launches Scottish Conservatives leadership bidConservative MP Douglas Ross announces candidacy – even though he cannot take on Nicola Sturgeon at Scottish parliament
Nicola Sturgeon fifth-most eloquent leader in world, says expertsLeadership experts praise Scotland's first minister – but criticise Boris Johnson for 'waffling' and 'leaving people confused'
Nicola Sturgeon faces questions over when she knew of allegations against Alex SalmondScotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is facing questions over when she knew of allegations of sexual misconduct against her predecessor Alex Salmond.
Nicola Sturgeon tells Boris Johnson not to use coronavirus pandemic as 'political weapon'Nicola Sturgeon has told Boris Johnson not to use the coronavirus pandemic as a "political weapon" after the prime minister claimed Scotland's response to the virus had benefited from being part of the..
Scotland reopens beer gardens and outdoor cafes as lockdown easesNicola Sturgeon tells Scots to comply with measures to prevent spread of virus or stay home
Flag-waving activists ridiculed for Scottish border coronavirus 'patrol'Nicola Sturgeon says it is her 'duty' to consider implementation of quarantine for visitors entering Scotland from other parts of UK
Nicola Sturgeon slams UK government's 'shambolic' coronavirus handlingScottish first minister criticise 'shifting sands' of UK policy
Air bridge plans spark blame game between Boris Johnson and Nicola SturgeonMuch-delayed new rules on quarantine expected on Friday, to come into effect next week
Nicola Sturgeon not ruling out quarantine for visitors to Scotland from EnglandFirst minister fears Boris Johnson's government 'letting [coronavirus] circulate at higher levels'
Queues form outside shops as Scotland lifts lockdown restrictionsNicola Sturgeon warns customers not to 'squander' progress on beating coronavirus pandemic
David Whyte: Police officer injured in Glasgow stabbing hailed as 'selfless'First minister Nicola Sturgeon praises response to attack at city centre hotel
Police not treating Glasgow stabbings as terrorismLONDON — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the multiple stabbings in Glasgow on Friday that ended with the suspect being shot dead by police weren’t being treated as terrorism. The male..
Coronavirus 'in retreat' as Scotland records no new deaths for second successive day, says SturgeonNo new coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland for the second day in a row, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Scotland's Sturgeon says lockdown easing must be very cautiousScotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday she agreed with scientists that any easing of the coronavirus lockdown must be very cautious after some of those advising government said..
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon lays out roadmap for easing Scotland's lockdown from next weekScotland will begin to emerge from its coronavirus lockdown in phases starting from next week, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
BBC journalist apologises after claiming Nicola Sturgeon 'enjoyed' setting lockdown rulesSarah Smith said her live comment on the BBC News at Ten was a "mistake"
Scotland could ease lockdown from end of May and Sturgeon will publish plans this weekNicola Sturgeon has said a "route map" will be published on Thursday for the paths out of lockdown in Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon appears annoyed after Kay Burley cuts to Matt Hancock during interview'Actually, I was keener to continue to give a message to Scotland,' says first minister after interruption
Too soon to start easing lockdown in Scotland, Sturgeon saysIt is too soon to begin easing coronavirus lockdown measures in Scotland, its First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday, after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a cautious plan to get..
'Try to not get distracted' by Boris Johnson's lockdown messages, Nicola Sturgeon tells ScotlandStricter stay-at-home rules in Scotland 'need not be a cause for confusion', says first minister
Coronavirus: Sturgeon removes once-a-day-limit on exercise from lockdown measures, as she warns 'mixed messages' could cost livesNicola Sturgeon has announced the once-a-day-limit on exercise will be removed from the coronavirus lockdown measures in Scotland from Monday, but warned the vast majority of restrictions remain in..
Coronavirus: Lockdown lifting measures next week will be 'very limited', No 10 clarifiesAssurance comes as Nicola Sturgeon warns dilution of 'stay home' message could be catastrophic
Boris Johnson must work with devolved administrations on easing coronavirus lockdown, says Ian BlackfordBoris Johnson has been urged to work with the devolved administrations in the UK over a possible easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford made the plea as the..
Coronavirus: 'Too early' to lift lockdown restrictions next week, Nicola Sturgeon warns'The margins we have for ensuring the virus doesn't take off again are really, really tight,' says Scottish first minister
Scotland's Sturgeon recommends wearing face masks in enclosed public spacesScotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged people to start wearing a face mask if they are in enclosed places such as public transport and shops, diverging for now from the official advice..
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon advises Scots to wear face coverings in public places to prevent Covid-19 spreadNicola Sturgeon has advised people in Scotland to wear face coverings on public transport and in crowded spaces to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Scotland's Sturgeon says life will not return to normal in the near futureLife is unlikely to return to normal even when the tighest coronavirus restrictions are lifted and social distancing measures could be in place for the rest of this year and beyond, Scottish first..
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon lays out how Scotland will ultimately exit lockdownThe move that will ramp up pressure on the UK government which has refused to lay out its plans
Coronavirus: Quarter of all deaths in Scotland in care homesNicola Sturgeon vows any resident displaying symptoms of Covid-19 will be tested
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon to investigate 'unacceptable' claims PPE being withheld by England'Any situation where supplies were being diverted from one part of the UK to another without consultation ... would clearly be unconscionable and unacceptable,' says First Minister
Case for universal basic income 'strengthened immeasurably' by coronavirus pandemic, says Nicola SturgeonReform Scotland suggests adults should be given £5,200 per year – £100 per week – under UBI scheme
Coronavirus: UK enters 'delay' phase with people with symptoms asked to self isolate for seven days, says Nicola SturgeonNicola Sturgeon has announced the UK is escalating its response to the coronavirus outbreak, with people showing symptoms asked to self isolate for seven days from Friday.
Senior SNP MP launches scathing attack on Nicola Sturgeon 'dithering' over Scottish independenceAngus MacNeil says 'all options' must be on the table, including a wildcat referendum
Scotland's Sturgeon: Could test power to call consultative independence vote in courtScotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday she did not rule out testing the legality of calling a consultative referendum on independence if Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative..
Nicola Sturgeon may move to hold indyref2 without UK GovernmentNicola Sturgeon has warned she may be prepared to press ahead with plans for a "consultative" referendum on independence without the UK Government if Boris Johnson continues to rule out a repeat of the..
IndyRef2: Nicola Sturgeon will not rule out non-binding independence vote if prime minister continues to block formal referendumScottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she does not rule out a consultative referendum on independence, as she set out plans for a Constitutional Convention to declare the sovereignty of the..
MSPs back Nicola Sturgeon's calls for second Scottish independence referendumHolyrood vote is non-binding on Westminster but heaps fresh pressure on Boris Johnson
U.K. PM rejects Scottish leader's request for independence referendumLONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday refusing her request to be given the powers to hold another Scottish independence referendum...
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Boris Johnson rejects Nicola Surgeon call for Scotland to hold second independence referendumBoris Johnson has formally rejected a call from Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, to hold a second independence referendum.
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Scottish leader: will consider all options if UK blocks independence voteScotland's nationalist government will consider all options if the British government tries to stop it from holding a referendum on Scottish independence, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on..