Articles about Nicola Sturgeon

14 Aug 2022

Menstruation
Scotland becomes first country to provide free period products

With the implementation of a new law on Monday, Scotland will reportedly be the first nation in the world to safeguard the right to access free menstrual products.

07 Jan 2021

Twitter
Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

05 Jan 2021

Pfizer
Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

England's 56 million people were ordered to stay at home by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, as the United Kingdom struggles to contain a new variant of coronavirus.

16 Jun 2018

Scotland
Fire guts Scotland's iconic 'Glasgow School of Art'

One of Scotland's most iconic buildings, Glasgow School of Art, has been gutted in a major fire, nearly four years after it was partially destroyed by a smaller blaze.

09 Jun 2017

Theresa May
Theresa May loses overall majority in the British Parliament

As results came in on UK elections, the Conservative Party led by incumbent PM Theresa May failed to secure an overall majority, resulting in a hung Parliament.

30 Apr 2017

Brussels
EU leaders hammer out tough conditions for Brexit

In an unusual act of harmony, the 27 EU leaders who gathered in Brussels took just a few minutes, approved eight pages of negotiating terms and conditions for the Brexit.

29 Apr 2017

Brussels
EU agrees on Brexit guidelines in Brussels summit

Donald Tusk, the European Council President said that the EU leaders had unanimously accepted to negotiate Brexit guidelines.

31 Mar 2017

Brussels
EU president Tusk to issue Brexit negotiation guidelines

European Council President Donald Tusk is due to issue draft proposals outlining how the EU plans to negotiate the Brexit with the UK over the next two years.

29 Mar 2017

Theresa May
UK to begin formal Brexit process

Prime Minister Theresa May has signed and sent off an official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to European Council president Donald Tusk, to trigger the formal Brexit process.

21 Mar 2017

Theresa May
Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King

Lord Mervyn King, ex-Governor of the Bank of England, said Scotland "could be an independent country" but would "risk" taking a hit to its public finances if oil revenues fall.

14 Mar 2017

Theresa May
Parliament clears way for Brexit bill

The parliament has paved the way for the UK to trigger Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty and begin the Brexit process after passing Brexit bill.

10 Feb 2017

Donald Trump
May lambasts Trump's immigration order

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she disagreed with US President Donald Trump's immigration policy, calling it "wrong". She clarified that Britain would not adopt a similar policy.

09 Feb 2017

Theresa May
UK House of Commons passes Brexit bill

The House of Commons in the UK passed the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill by 494 votes to 122, allowing Theresa May to trigger article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the Brexit process.

02 Feb 2017

Donald Trump
Vatican "concerned" about Trump's wall, travel ban

The Holy See's number three, Monsignor Angelo Becciu today voiced concern over Donald Trump's executive orders of building a wall and suspending immigration.

30 Jan 2017

Donald Trump
World leaders react to Trump's controversial immigration ban

US President Donald Trump's executive order banning all refugees and migrants from seven Muslim-majority countries has sent shock-waves around the world.

21 Oct 2016

Theresa May
UK PM Theresa May to discuss post-Brexit ties with EU

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May would reportedly convey to the EU that it is time to discuss the bloc's future ties with Britain post-Brexit.