Nicola Sturgeon

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UK could break up unless it is rebuilt as ‘solidarity union’, says Mark Drakeford
Exclusive: First minister of Wales says bonds that tie UK together have come under ‘sustained assault’ from 40 years of neoliberalism

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

29, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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We should study live juries to improve rape trials | Letters
Letters: The ban on studying real juries should end, says says Dr Lewis Ross, while Pete Stockwell writes in support of Nicola Sturgeon’s backing for a pilot of judge-only rape trials

19, May, 2023 @4:52 PM

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We don’t know if jury-less trials will convict more rapists, but don’t shut down the debate | Nicola Sturgeon
Since stepping down, I have been struck by the polarisation in politics. This vital discussion must not become part of that, says Nicola Sturgeon, former first minister of Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon

15, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Sturgeon calls for both sides to ‘take a breath’ in rape trial reform row
Sturgeon laments polarisation in first policy intervention since stepping down as Scotland’s first minister

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

15, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Frankie Boyle’s Farewell to the Monarchy review – looks like he’s blown his chance of an OBE
According to the comedian’s hilarious new show, the royals are a crime syndicate we should throw molotov cocktails at – or replace with a constitution. That’s how you tell truth to power!

Stuart Jeffries

30, Apr, 2023 @9:55 PM

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Nicola Sturgeon says SNP crisis unexpected, beyond her ‘worst nightmares’, but not her reason for resigning – as it happened
Former Scottish first minister voices frustration at not being able to ‘give my version of events’

Andrew Sparrow

25, Apr, 2023 @5:15 PM

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Humza Yousaf has become Sturgeon’s fall guy – he needs to cut himself loose | Dani Garavelli
The new first minister has to be ruthless if the SNP is to win back trust, says Dani Garavelli, a freelance journalist and columnist for the Herald

Dani Garavelli

20, Apr, 2023 @12:31 PM

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The Guardian view on the SNP in crisis: no more defying gravity | Editorial
Editorial: Even before the shock of a police investigation, a long incumbency and loss of ideological momentum were dragging the party down


19, Apr, 2023 @5:34 PM

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Scottish independence is a question of when, not if | Letters
Letters: Tom Tracey thinks an independent Scotland could tackle inequality, while Michael Martin says Scots should not fear independence. Plus letters from Matt Ritchie and Polly Purvis

19, Apr, 2023 @5:08 PM

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SNP’s arrested development gives Humza Yousaf a new headache | John Crace
First minister’s state of the nation address in Holyrood gazumped by latest police action

John Crace

18, Apr, 2023 @7:25 PM

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Scottish Labour leader criticises ‘deluded’ SNP amid party donations row
Anas Sarwar tells rally in first minister’s constituency the party is rapidly losing right to govern

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

17, Apr, 2023 @2:46 PM

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Sturgeonism is dead but the independence cause is not. Westminster beware | Simon Jenkins
Despite the troubles facing the SNP, a revolution would be needed to remove it from power. Its core demand still stirs so many hearts, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

10, Apr, 2023 @4:02 PM

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