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Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon presses for independence vote
Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon has promised to put wheels into motion for a fresh referendum on independence from the UK. Her call for a transfer of powers was swiftly dismissed by Downing Street.
Scotland's Sturgeon hopes court will rule against Johnson
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told DW she hopes the UK's Supreme Court rules that the prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Judges must choose between Scottish and English interpretations of the law.
Thousands march in Glasgow to support Scottish independence
5 May 2019
In the first rally since First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she wanted another vote on Scottish independence, tens of thousands of people marched in support in Glasgow. The rally was twice the size of the one last year.
Scottish National Party launches manifesto for the election
31 May 2017
Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon launches her manifesto for the British election.
Scotland to seek second independence vote from Britain
13 Mar 2017
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies, discusses Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying she will begin the legal process of preparing for a second referendum on Scottish independence in response to Brexit.
Scotland leader ups independence warning over Brexit
28 Feb 2017
Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon warns the "sheer intransigence" of the British government over its handling of its exit from the European Union could drive her country into a second bid for independence.