Latest Nicola Sturgeon News

AP Interview: Scottish leader stresses independence, NATO

May. 17, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said in an interview Tuesday that Europe's crisis over Russia's war in Ukraine only makes Scotland's drive for independence more important, and maintained Scotland should play its “full part” ensuring stability and security in Europe as an...

UK raises stakes in EU feud with threat to break Brexit deal

May. 17, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government dramatically escalated a fight with the European Union on Tuesday by saying it will pass a law to scrap parts of the trade treaty signed by the two sides less than two years ago. Britain says its move to singlehandedly change the legally binding...

UK lawmaker resigns after viewing porn in House of Commons

Apr. 30, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British lawmaker from the governing Conservative Party has resigned after admitting he watched pornography on his phone in the House of Commons chamber. Neil Parish, a member of Parliament since 2010, announced his decision Saturday after pressure from members of...

Police speak to Scottish leader Sturgeon over mask slip-up

Apr. 18, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police said Monday that they spoke to Scotland’s leader to remind her about sticking to coronavirus mask rules after she was filmed without a face covering indoors while on the election trail. Police Scotland said officers reminded First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of...

UK bans all ships with Russian links from British ports

Mar. 01, 2022 14:29 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Tuesday banned any ship with Russian connections from entering its ports as the country stepped up efforts to isolate President Vladimir Putin’s government because of its war in Ukraine. Announcing the blanket ban in a tweet, British Transport Secretary...