Nicola Sturgeon
The race to lead the Scottish National Party has cracked open fissures over political strategy, social issues and the legacy of departing leader Nicola Sturgeon.
Three members of the Scottish parliament will battle to become leader of the governing Scottish National Party.
LONDON (AP) — A front-runner to become Scotland’s next leader fought to keep her campaign alive Tuesday amid a backlash over her opposition to same-sex marriage.
Scotland’s independence movement needs a new leader — and a new plan. The resignation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leaves the decades-long campaign by Scottish nationalists to secede from the United Kingdom at an impasse.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced her intention to resign. Sturgeon, who has led the country’s devolved government and the Scottish National Party for eight years told a news conference Wednesday at her official residence, Bute House in Edinburgh, that part of serving in politics
Scotland’s leader says she will take the British government to court over its decision to block a law that makes it easier for people in Scotland to change their gender on official documents.
The British government says it will block a law designed to make it easier for people in Scotland to legally change their gender.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pledged to work constructively with Scotland’s leader despite tensions over her administration’s wish for a new independence referendum.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is expected to highlight the benefits of remaining in the U.K. when he meets with the Scottish leader during his first visit to Scotland since taking office.
The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the consent of the British government.
Judges at the U.K.’s highest court have begun hearing evidence on whether Scotland’s Parliament can legislate to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.
Scotland’s leader says she will push on with her campaign to take her country out of the United Kingdom, even if she loses a Supreme Court case seeking the authority for a new independence referendum.
King Charles III and his wife Camilla, the queen consort, have visited Scotland in their first joint public engagement since the royal mourning period to remember Queen Elizabeth II ended.
The Booker Prize-winning author of the acclaimed “Wolf Hall” trilogy has died. Hilary Mantel was 70.
LONDON (AP) — Scotland’s leader said Tuesday she will bring in emergency legislation to introduce an immediate rent freeze to protect tenants as part of measures to tackle the U.K.’
The U.K. Supreme Court says will hold hearings in October on whether Scotland can call an independence referendum without the consent of the British government.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told lawmakers in Edinburgh that she plans to hold a fresh referendum on Scottish independence on Oct. 19, 2023.
LONDON (AP) — A Scottish lawmaker on Thursday launched a bid to posthumously pardon thousands of people, mostly women, who were convicted of witchcraft centuries ago.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has started her campaign for a second independence referendum.
Scotland’s leader says the Russian war in Ukraine only makes Scotland’s drive for independence from the U.K. more important.
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, Police Scotland said officers reminded First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of the “importance of wearing a face covering when there is a leg
Britain has banned any ship with Russian connections from entering its ports as part of efforts to isolate President Vladimir Putin’s government because of its war in Ukraine.
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scotland will be able to have a full house for its Six Nations rugby opener against England at Murrayfield next month after its government announced Tuesday a lifting of restrictions on crowds at outdoor sporting events from Jan. 17.
Scotland’s leader says she will renew her push for independence from the United Kingdom next year with the aim of holding a referendum on secession in 2023.
The Scottish National Party and the Scottish Greens have agreed a power-sharing deal that falls short of an official coalition government but could pave the way to another referendum on Scotland’s independence from the U.K. in the coming couple of years.
Scotland’s leader has defended the ban on nonessential travel between the country and the northwest English city of Manchester after its mayor lambasted the decision and called for compensation.
The most anticipated summer in Scottish soccer in a generation started with a public outbreak of perhaps its deepest-rooted problem.
LONDON (AP) — Two men detained by British immigration officials in Glasgow were released Thursday after a seven-hour standoff between hundreds of protesters and Scottish police.
Scotland’s leader has told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a second Scottish independence referendum is “a matter of when, not if,” after her party won its fourth straight parliamentary election.
LONDON (AP) — Scotland’s former first minister, Alex Salmond, announced Friday that he is making a return to frontline politics at the head of a new pro-independence party in upcoming elections.