Scotland at ‘delicate and fragile point’ amid Covid-19 Indian variant rise, Nicola Sturgeon says as some restrictions ease

Follow RT on The first minister of Scotland has announced the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the city of Glasgow and other parts of the country, but warned about the threat still posed by the more infectious ‘Indian variant’ of the virus. Starting on Saturday, Glasgow will be moved from Level 3 to Level 2 […]

Fresh from victory, Nicola Sturgeon says she’ll ‘lead Scotland to independence’

Follow RT on After winning a pro-independence majority, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she’ll “lead Scotland to independence,” no matter what London says. That process will be a hard slog, her predecessor Alex Salmond told RT. “I hope to lead Scotland to independence,” Sturgeon told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, adding that it […]

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon survives no-confidence vote after ‘misleading’ Parliament over Alex Salmond complaints

Follow RT on Nicola Sturgeon has survived a no-confidence vote after a Holyrood committee found she had misled the Scottish Parliament over her role in the handling of sexual harassment complaints against her predecessor, Alex Salmond. Some 31 Scottish lawmakers voted for the motion, brought by the Scottish Conservative Party, on Tuesday, while 65 backed […]

In outright defiance of UK PM, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon’s party promises second independence referendum after pandemic

Follow RT on Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is standing by her threat to hold a fresh referendum on independence if her party wins the May elections, despite Boris Johnson saying another one should not take place until at least 2055. Sturgeon likened UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to a “cowering tim’rous beastie” – a […]

London dismisses Scottish call for a Brexit extension as world cuts UK off amid new Covid strain fears

Follow RT on Boris Johnson’s spokesperson has reiterated that the UK’s Brexit transition will end on December 31 amid calls to extend the period as trade negotiations reach an impasse and a new variant of Covid sees Britain cut off. The remarks come after Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, demanded the UK government seek to […]