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Scotland election results LIVE: Sturgeon holds breath as huge gamble risks sinking IndyRef

NICOLA STURGEON faces the biggest moment of her political career as she gambles on a huge risk in the Scottish election that could ultimately sink her dreams of a second referendum on Scottish independence.Scots have been heading to the polls in what is regarded as the country's most important elections in recent years.

express.co.uk ,  35min 6
Scotland election results LIVE: Sturgeon holds breath as huge gamble risks sinking IndyRef

Sturgeon calls ex-Britain First deputy 'racist' in polling station confrontation

Nicola Sturgeon has hit back at far-right extremists who attempted to challenge her outside a polling station in Glasgow.The Scottish First Minister had been speaking to voters when she was approached by former Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen and founder James Dowson today.In the clip she can be seen trying to walk away from the pair, but they follow her across the road.

metro.co.uk ,  3h 4
Sturgeon calls ex-Britain First deputy 'racist' in polling station confrontation

Nicola Sturgeon blasts "facist and racist" right-wing candidate during ugly polling station confrontation

Nicola Sturgeon confronted by right-wing candidate Jayda Fransen in Glasgow Nicola Sturgeon has been praised for keeping her cool following an ugly confrontation with right-wing candidate Jayda Fransen outside a Glasgow polling station.The First Minister blasted Ms Fransen as a "facist and a racist", and predicted the 34-year-old would be rejected by voters on the the Southside of Glasgow, where she is standing as an independent candidate in Ms Sturgeon's constituency.

heraldscotland.com ,  4h 38
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Nicola Sturgeon slams Jayda Fransen as 'fascist ' and 'racist' outside Glasgow polling station

Footage of the incident was shared online and shows the former deputy leader of the Britain First movement shouting at the SNP leader as she speaks to party volunteers.Nicola Sturgeon has been confronted outside a polling station in Glasgow by a candidate who is standing in her seat.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  4h 7
Nicola Sturgeon slams Jayda Fransen as 'fascist ' and 'racist' outside Glasgow polling station

Sturgeon says traffic light system for travel could be in place for summer holidays

A TRAFFIC light system for international travel could be in place across the UK this summer, has said.The First Minister has also suggested family visits overseas could be prioritised over holidays.The UK Government backs a traffic light system whereby foreign countries would be classed as green, amber or red depending on their progress in combating Covid.

glasgowtimes.co.uk ,  14h 15
Sturgeon says traffic light system for travel could be in place for summer holidays

Time for Labour and SNP to work together on Covid recovery and keep Tories out

Record View says the SNP and Labour should put aside their differences and realise, on some vital matters, they are better together.Nicola Sturgeon will be returned as First Minister after Scotland goes to the polls today, of that there is little doubt.We can understand why Scots are willing to put their faith in Sturgeon, who has provided firm leadership throughout a national emergency.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1d 0
Time for Labour and SNP to work together on Covid recovery and keep Tories out

George Galloway brands Sturgeon independence push ‘seven wasted years’ as support plunges

GEORGE GALLOWAY has branded Nicola Sturgeon's campaign for Scottish independence "seven wasted years" after a major poll revealed support for a split from the UK had plummeted to the same levels as the referendum defeat in 2014.A YouGov poll for The Times of 1,144 Scots which took place from May 2-4 and was released just hours before the fourth and final live televised election debate on Tuesday evening, saw support for the Yes vote plummet to just 45 percent.

express.co.uk ,  1d 7
George Galloway brands Sturgeon independence push ‘seven wasted years’ as support plunges

SNP to face 'big argument' on Scottish independence if Sturgeon fails to secure majority

SNP supporters face a "big argument" over Scottish independence if Nicola Sturgeon fails to deliver the party a majority in Thursday's election.Voters in Scotland head to the polls tomorrow with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hoping to lead the SNP to a historic outright majority at Holyrood.

express.co.uk ,  1d 8
SNP to face 'big argument' on Scottish independence if Sturgeon fails to secure majority

Scottish election 2021: Nicola Sturgeon warns 'never has so much been at stake' as Scotland goes to polls

Nicola Sturgeon has today warned “never has so much been at stake” as she makes her final bid to the nation as Scotland goes to the polls.The First Minister admitted she had made mistakes in her handling of the Covid pandemic, but urged voters to give her another chance by insisting only the SNP had a plan for “serious" government.

scotsman.com ,  1d 0
Scottish election 2021: Nicola Sturgeon warns 'never has so much been at stake' as Scotland goes to polls

Race for Holyrood: Your Scottish election digest for Wednesday, May 5

A light-hearted look at the Scottish election campaign.Soapbox @TeamAndyW: “If there is one card you want in your hand, this is it.Don't leave it to chance.” Former Green MSP Andy Wightman unveiled a novel campaign tool on Tueday – a mocked-up Top Trumps card outlining his strengths.

scotsman.com ,  1d 0
Race for Holyrood: Your Scottish election digest for Wednesday, May 5

Scottish farmer destroys SNP's independence dream: 'Lovely idea to a 14-year-old!'

A SCOTTISH sheep farmer has brutally torn apart the SNP's dream for Scottish independence, warning it would not be "practical" as taxes would have to be significantly hiked to pay for it.Scotland heads to the polls on Thursday for one of the most important elections in recent history, with the question of a second referendum on Scottish independence largely hinging on the result.

express.co.uk ,  1d 3
Scottish farmer destroys SNP's independence dream: 'Lovely idea to a 14-year-old!'

What is the SNP’s post-election plan for an independence referendum?

Related video: Sturgeon could stage ‘wildcat’ vote, claims Scottish Tory leader Nicola Sturgeon wants to stage a ‘legal’ indyref2 vote by the end of 2023.How will she go about it?Voters are now counting down the hours until Thursday’s crucial Holyrood election, which could determine whether there will be another Scottish independence referendum.

independent.co.uk ,  1d 0
What is the SNP’s post-election plan for an independence referendum?

Shetland threatens Sturgeon with breakaway referendum as Holyrood 'not delivering'

THE SHETLAND ISLANDS could launch a bid for independence as islanders argue they do not benefit from being part of Scotland or the wider union.A Shetland councillor has expressed dismay with the SNP in Holyrood, Brussels and Westminster at not receiving a fair share of benefits for being part of Scotland and the United Kingdom.

express.co.uk ,  1d 17
Shetland threatens Sturgeon with breakaway referendum as Holyrood 'not delivering'

Nicola Sturgeon: I hope this is the last election before independence

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon believes there is “every possibility” this will be the final Holyrood election before Scotland achieves independence.The SNP leader said she would “hope so”, but that her “overriding duty” is to steer the nation through the pandemic, should she remain as first minister next week.

thecourier.co.uk ,  1d 0
Nicola Sturgeon: I hope this is the last election before independence

Scottish election polls: Sturgeon's dream of majority too close to call - latest polls

NICOLA STURGEON'S desire for an overall majority in the Scottish Parliament is currently too close to call according to the latest polls the day before polling day.The result of Thursday’s election is likely to put the country on its road to breaking away from its 314-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.

express.co.uk ,  1d 43
Scottish election polls: Sturgeon's dream of majority too close to call - latest polls

Boris Johnson to stop Sturgeon's Scottish independence plans with tactical tone change

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson could take on Scottish independence by changing the language and rhetoric he uses surrounding the political issue, a former Downing Street advisor explained.James Johnson revealed there was a "feeling" in No10 when he was working there that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was able to repeat "punchy statements" relatively risk-free if they had been made before, especially on the issue of Scottish independence.

express.co.uk ,  1d 3
Boris Johnson to stop Sturgeon's Scottish independence plans with tactical tone change

Sturgeon shoots herself in the foot as independence currency plan exposed in TV debate

NICOLA STURGEON shot herself in the foot during last night's TV leaders' debate as she spoke about her flawed independence currency plan.Scotland's political leaders made their final pitch to the electorate last night before Scots head to the polls on Thursday, May 6.The two pro-independence parties, the SNP and the Greens, highlighted a key flaw in their cause during the 70-minute programme, as they clashed over what currency the country should use after quitting the UK.

express.co.uk ,  1d 171
Sturgeon shoots herself in the foot as independence currency plan exposed in TV debate