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Scotsman
Labours chief found Kezia Dugdale was quitting minutes beforevote. “It’s for members to decide and members will decide and we’ll have a new
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
vote. “It’s for members to decide and members will decide and we’ll have a new leader elected on the 18th of November.” Nicola Sturgeon last week launched an attack on Mr Sarwar during First Minister’s Questions at Holyrood. As Mr Rowley... Read more
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Daily Record
Anas Sarwar ditches shares in bid to end Labour row over family business tiesas adults.Read More He said: “This contest is about our party’s future and our
Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
as adults.Read More He said: “This contest is about our party’s future and our country’s future. Politicised attacks from Nicola Sturgeon and others who want to destroy the Labour Party will never stop me fighting to return us to power. “I will... Read more
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Daily Record
No hiding place for slum landlords as city councils join countrywide crackdownsex offenders register for 18 months and banned from the landlords register.The
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
sex offenders register for 18 months and banned from the landlords register.The majority of slum properties are found in Nicola Sturgeon's constituency of Govanhill (Image: SWNS)Read More The council said: “There will always be landlords who aim... Read more
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Scotsman
Dani Garavelli: A quarter of girls drowning in a sea of self-loathingin by gender stereotyping. Meanwhile, there is little hope of things improving
Scotsman / Posted 12 hours ago
in by gender stereotyping. Meanwhile, there is little hope of things improving as they move into adulthood. Last week, Nicola Sturgeon talked of double standards that meant behaviour celebrated in men was deemed inappropriate in women. “The way... Read more
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heraldscotland
Iain Macwhirter: Madrid should have learned the lesson of the Scottish independence referendumthe “subsidy junkie”. Many see the Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, as a nati
heraldscotland / Posted 15 hours ago
the “subsidy junkie”. Many see the Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, as a nationalist opportunist – more Nigel Farage than Nicola Sturgeon. On the other hand, Catalonia, unlike Scotland, has its own language and distinct culture, which dates back... Read more
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express
Anas Sarwar gives up shares in family business amid pressure from oppositiondoesn’t pay minimum wage Sturgeon accuses millionaire Labour leadership candid
express / Posted 16 hours ago
doesn’t pay minimum wage Sturgeon accuses millionaire Labour leadership candidate of hypocrisy Politicised attacks from Nicola Sturgeon and others who want to destroy the Labour Party will never stop me fighting to return us to power Mr Sarwar... Read more
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express
UK has committed 'CARDINAL SIN': 'Vengeful' EU will PUNISH for Brexit - whistleblowerBrussels since 1973, has chosen to battle his ex employers as he believes that
express / Posted yesterday
Brussels since 1973, has chosen to battle his ex employers as he believes that he has been treated unfairly.Related videos Nicola Sturgeon meets Michel Barnier in Brussels LBC host Iain Dale slams Michel Barnier for his 'utter lies' Former... Read more
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Scotsman
Anas Sarwar relinquishes his shares in family businessUnited Wholesale (Scotland), which was built from scratch by his father, did no
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
United Wholesale (Scotland), which was built from scratch by his father, did not pay the real living wage to all staff. Nicola Sturgeon made reference to the row at First Minister’s Questions on Thursday, with the SNP leader claiming there was... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tom Gordon: Sturgeon is in a bit of a jam on holding a second independence referendumhow to crab-walk sideways down the hill to avoid a tumble. I’ve been reminded o
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
how to crab-walk sideways down the hill to avoid a tumble. I’ve been reminded of that moment quite a few times recently as Nicola Sturgeon has edged away from a second referendum. First there was her speech on the 20th anniversary of the devolution... Read more
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Scotsman
Ruth Davidson under fire over Conservative offendersto discipline a Tory councillor who has been struck from the teachers’ register
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
to discipline a Tory councillor who has been struck from the teachers’ register after posting insulting tweets describing Nicola Sturgeon as a “drooling hag”. The Scottish Conservative leader was urged to “get her house in order” after it emerged... Read more
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SKY News
Party conferences - the real battlegroundsas the Scottish Nationalists are concerned, another independence referendum see
SKY News / Posted yesterday
as the Scottish Nationalists are concerned, another independence referendum seems to be disappearing over the horizon as Nicola Sturgeon shrugs her shoulders on when it will be. Real tensions and real issues are to be decided. This year's... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon’s admits to suffering sexism as young politicianNicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the “double whammy” of judgement she faced
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the “double whammy” of judgement she faced as a young woman starting out in the male-dominated world of politics. Scotland’s First Minister revealed the sexism she faced in her early career and warned that while... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nicola Sturgeon reveals sexism she faced in early political career | Irish Examiner Friday, September 22, 2017 - 01:51 pm Nicola Sturgeon has
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, September 22, 2017 - 01:51 pm Nicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the "double whammy"... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nicola Sturgeon reveals sexism she faced in early political careerNicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the "double whammy" of judgement she faced
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the "double whammy" of judgement she faced as a young woman starting out in the male-dominated world of politics. Scotland's First Minister revealed the sexism she faced in her early career and warned that while... Read more
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heraldscotland
School league table fears quashed as Swinney rules out collecting test dataassessment. This feeds into information teachers normally give to parents.” An
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
assessment. This feeds into information teachers normally give to parents.” Analysis - Andrew Denholm WHEN First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced a return to national standardised testing in 2015 it provoked a wave of anxiety across Scottish... Read more
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Scotsman
Tory councillor struck off teaching list for ‘drooling hag’ tweet to SturgeonA Fife councillor who called Nicola Sturgeon a “drooling hag” has been struck f
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
A Fife councillor who called Nicola Sturgeon a “drooling hag” has been struck from the teaching register. Kathleen Leslie, a Tory councillor for Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy, agreed to the removal after being reported to the General... Read more
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Scotsman
Jack McConnell: Indyref2 should be parked for five yearsthe border. Speaking to Stephen Jardine on BBC Radio Scotland this morning, Lo
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
the border. Speaking to Stephen Jardine on BBC Radio Scotland this morning, Lord McConnell was asked for his view on when Nicola Sturgeon should call another referendum. He said: “I have tried not to give either her or Alex advice too much in... Read more
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heraldscotland
School league table fears quashed as Swinney rules out collecting exam dataassessment. This feeds into information teachers normally give to parents.” An
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
assessment. This feeds into information teachers normally give to parents.” Analysis - Andrew Denholm WHEN First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced a return to national standardised testing in 2015 it provoked a wave of anxiety across Scottish... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Locals offered chance to invest in Govanhill BathsNICOLA Sturgeon will today launch a community shares scheme offering locals the
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
NICOLA Sturgeon will today launch a community shares scheme offering locals the chance to invest in Govanhill Baths. Govanhill Community Baths Trust must raise the final £300,000 of the £6.4 million needed to redevelop Govanhill Baths as a new... Read more
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Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: Tories have three options on devolutionmodern west European democracy. And it’s small wonder that in responding to a q
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
modern west European democracy. And it’s small wonder that in responding to a question on Catalonia yesterday at Holyrood, Nicola Sturgeon offered some rare words of praise for a Conservative Westminster government, describing the Edinburgh... Read more
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Ekklesia
New support for young carers in ScotlandA new Young Carer Grant – worth £300 a year – will be part of a new package of
Ekklesia / Posted 2 days ago
A new Young Carer Grant – worth £300 a year – will be part of a new package of support for young carers, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced on a visit to the Edinburgh Young Carers Project. The grant will be awarded to young carers aged 16... Read more
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heraldscotland
John Swinney rules out national collection of detailed pupil test dataassessment. This feeds into information teachers normally give to parents.” An
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
assessment. This feeds into information teachers normally give to parents.” Analysis - Andrew Denholm WHEN First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced a return to national standardised testing in 2015 it provoked a wave of anxiety across Scottish... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour plunges into civil war amid claims of 'dirty tricks' in leadership raceA war of words erupted after Nicola Sturgeon launched a blistering parliamentar
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
A war of words erupted after Nicola Sturgeon launched a blistering parliamentary attack on one of the candidates vying to replace Kezia Dugdale. It followed a row over his decision to send his children to a private school and the fact his family... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Chance to invest in Govanhill BathsNICOLA Sturgeon will today launch a community shares scheme offering locals the
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
NICOLA Sturgeon will today launch a community shares scheme offering locals the chance to invest in Govanhill Baths. Govanhill Community Baths Trust must raise the final £300,000 of the £6.4 million needed to redevelop Govanhill Baths as a new... Read more
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Swissinfo
Catalan leader presses on with banned vote on split from SpainSpain. The country's EU partners publicly support Rajoy but worry that his hard
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Spain. The country's EU partners publicly support Rajoy but worry that his hardline tactics might backfire . In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, who heads the pro-independence devolved government, said she hoped the Catalan and Spanish governments could... Read more
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Reuters
Catalan leader presses on with banned vote on split from SpainSpain. The country’s EU partners publicly support Rajoy but worry that his hard
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Spain. The country’s EU partners publicly support Rajoy but worry that his hardline tactics might backfire . In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, who heads the pro-independence devolved government, said she hoped the Catalan and Spanish governments could... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spanish crackdown has undermined Catalan independence bid, regional leader sayscrisis and their public support for Rajoy belies some disquiet that his hardlin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
crisis and their public support for Rajoy belies some disquiet that his hardline tactics might backfire. In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, who heads the pro-independence devolved government, said she hoped the Catalan and Spanish governments could... Read more
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express
Nicola Sturgeon accuses millionaire Labour leadership candidate of hypocrisy SCOTTISH Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar was accused of hypocrisy as Ni
express / Posted 2 days ago
SCOTTISH Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar was accused of hypocrisy as Nicola Sturgeon waded into a row over his family firm. Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Anas... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon gets on her running shoes and takes up joggingNicola Sturgeon has taken up jogging. “The first time was last week,” she told
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has taken up jogging. “The first time was last week,” she told the New Statesman. “Loads of people were out running, which made me a bit self-conscious. But it was fine for ages because everybody’s so focused.Nicola Sturgeon is... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Police under fire for 'running down' control roomadded: "We feel messed about, betrayed, and that we are being marginalised." C
The Inverness Courier / Posted 2 days ago
added: "We feel messed about, betrayed, and that we are being marginalised." Cllr Davidson has written to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and all members of the SPA board ahead of the meeting. This comes in the same week as two senior councillors... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Labour's Anas Sarwar says he is ready to go head-to-head with Nicola SturgeonScottish Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar claims he is the candidate Nicol
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar claims he is the candidate Nicola Sturgeon fears, after the Scottish First Minister launched an outspoken attack on him at Holyrood. The SNP leader hit out at Mr Sarwar at First Minister's Questions... Read more
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Scotsman
Catriona Matthew named 2019 Solheim Cup captaina very well respected by the players so she is the natural choice,” said former
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
a very well respected by the players so she is the natural choice,” said former world No 1 Sorenstam while First Minister Nicola Sturgeon added: “I have no doubt Catriona will prove to be an inspiration as captain, as she has been throughout her... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon savages Scottish Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar amid 'set-up' claimsNicola Sturgeon has inflicted severe damage on a wealthy candidate for the Scot
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has inflicted severe damage on a wealthy candidate for the Scottish Labour leadership after his party’s attack on her at First Minister’s Questions rebounded spectacularly on him. Alex Rowley, the interim Labour leader, used the... Read more
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express
Sturgeon uses Catalan independence to take dig at Westminster for blocking her own dreams NICOLA STURGEON used the plight of the Catalonian independence movement to at
express / Posted 3 days ago
NICOLA STURGEON used the plight of the Catalonian independence movement to attempt to move forward her own dreams for Scottish independence in Holyrood. The... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon backs Catalonia’s right to hold a referendumNicola Sturgeon has backed Catalonia’s right to hold a referendum on independen
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has backed Catalonia’s right to hold a referendum on independence, saying she is concerned about attempts to stop the vote. Scotland’s First Minister called for dialogue between the governments of Catalonia and Spain over the planned... Read more
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Ekklesia
Spanish Government accused of 'anti-democratic repression' in Cataloniaa letter sent in the name of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Catalonia at
Ekklesia / Posted 3 days ago
a letter sent in the name of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Catalonia at Westminster. Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has called for dialogue between the Catalan and Spanish governments to try to resolve the standoff. She... Read more
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express
Scottish Parliament sniggers as Sturgeon stumbles during brilliant Davidson probesparked fury and was laughed at by Scottish Conservatives after she said that “
express / Posted 3 days ago
sparked fury and was laughed at by Scottish Conservatives after she said that “changes are regularly made to bills”. Nicola Sturgeon was mocked by Scottish Conservatives as she faced tough questionsRelated articles Sturgeon admits she has NO... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon attacks Anas Sarwar over family firmLabour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar's personal life was thrown into the spo
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar's personal life was thrown into the spotlight again today as Nicola Sturgeon launched a stinging attack at First Ministers Questions. Ms Sturgeon was being questioned by Labour interim leader Alex Rowley about... Read more
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Scotsman
FMQs: Sturgeon refuses to back down on Named PersonsNicola Sturgeon today rejected calls for a climbdown on controversial plans to
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon today rejected calls for a climbdown on controversial plans to introduce a Named Person for every child in Scotland. The First Minister told MSPs that the plans - which have already been blocked by the UK Supreme Court - will help... Read more
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Scotsman
What we learned from the Scottish Labour leadership hustingsof constitutional obsession has left Scotland a more divided and more unequal n
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
of constitutional obsession has left Scotland a more divided and more unequal nation. “Look at where we’re standing today. Nicola Sturgeon is an MSP in this city. She is the First Minister of Scotland. And yet she has presided over a cut of... Read more
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express
At it again! SNP makes MORE soft Brexit demands despite REPEATEDLY being told NO NICOLA Sturgeon’s SNP has pushed again for a soft Brexit despite Theresa May
express / Posted 3 days ago
NICOLA Sturgeon’s SNP has pushed again for a soft Brexit despite Theresa May insisting Britain will leave the single market. Mike Russell has urged Theresa May to push... Read more
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Scotsman
Tom Peterkin: Waging a class war will not solve crisis in the classroomthe chalk-face, Mark Wilson, a Yes-voting biology teacher at Dunfermline High S
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
the chalk-face, Mark Wilson, a Yes-voting biology teacher at Dunfermline High School, wrote an open letter to Nicola Sturgeon which was scathing about the Scottish Government’s flagship education reform Curriculum for Excellence... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Labour leadership rivals Sarwar and Leonard go head to head in Glasgowto accept inequality and the fact that foodbanks are the norm for too many of o
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
to accept inequality and the fact that foodbanks are the norm for too many of our families.” He turned his attention to Nicola Sturgeon who he said he wants to replace as First Minister. He said: “Nicola Sturgeon has presided over £400m of cuts... Read more
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express
Sturgeon U-turn: SNP boss admits she has NO IDEA when she should call second referendum NICOLA Sturgeon has signalled a major climb-down over another independence re
express / Posted 3 days ago
NICOLA Sturgeon has signalled a major climb-down over another independence referendum after admitting for the first time she does not know when there will be... Read more
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Scotsman
When will indyref2 come? Nicola Sturgeon admits she ‘doesn’t know’Nicola Sturgeon has admitted that she does not know when she will call a second
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted that she does not know when she will call a second Scottish independence referendum. The First Minister shelved plans for a second independence referendum after her party suffered a setback at the general election (see... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon wavers on timing of second independence referendumNicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another refer
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another referendum on Scottish independence. Asked whether the timescale remained roughly the same she told the New Statesman: "The honest answer to that is: I don't know". She... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Nicola Sturgeon wavers on timing of independence voteNicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another refer
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another referendum on Scottish independence. The Scottish First Minister shelved plans for a second independence referendum after her party suffered a setback at the general election,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Nicola Sturgeon wavers on timing of independence voteNicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another refer
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another referendum on Scottish independence. The Scottish First Minister shelved plans for a second independence referendum after her party suffered a setback at the general election,... Read more
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Bury Times
Nicola Sturgeon wavers on timing of independence voteNicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another refer
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another referendum on Scottish independence. The Scottish First Minister shelved plans for a second independence referendum after her party suffered a setback at the general election,... Read more
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Gazette
Nicola Sturgeon wavers on timing of independence voteNicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another refer
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another referendum on Scottish independence. The Scottish First Minister shelved plans for a second independence referendum after her party suffered a setback at the general election,... Read more
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