Reading the words of Martin Luther King engraved into the monument which now stands in his honour in Washington DC is a humbling experience. The memorial carries some of his more famous quotations, including this one from 1959. In that year, Dr King said: “Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for…
Full video and text of Nicola Sturgeon’s speech at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
There are less than two months to go until the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, and it beggars belief that the UK Government is still unable to say what our future trading relationship with Europe, or indeed the rest of the world, will look like.
One of the most revealing aspects of the period since the Brexit vote is the contrast between the way Ireland has been treated by the EU and the contempt with which Scotland has treated by the Westminster Government.
Theresa May is running away from a vote on her disastrous deal, and kicking the can down the road will no longer work. Yet again, the Tories are putting party ahead of country, and we deserve better.
Friends, 25 years ago today I sat in another auditorium in this city, listening in awe to the great Nelson Mandela.
Theresa May’s only plan for the UK’s future relationship with the EU, the so-called ‘Chequers Agreement’, is totally inadequate and completely unworkable.
Ahead of meeting the Prime Minister in Edinburgh today, the First Minister has demanded that Prime Minister Theresa May sets out her plan B on Brexit. Here’s what Nicola Sturgeon has said in full.
The one week countdown to Scotland’s biggest sporting event since the 2014 Commonwealth Games is on and it’s a festival of sport happening right here in Glasgow.
Tomorrow, at a country house in Buckinghamshire, the latest episode of the farce that passes as policymaking in the Tory party will be played out.
Today Westminster MPs will vote either to defend the Scottish Parliament or to fundamentally undermine it.
Read SNP Leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s address to the SNP conference in Aberdeen.
As delegates head to Aberdeen this Friday for SNP conference, there has been a palpable change in the air in Scottish political debate.
It’s right that we have a debate on what an independent Scotland could look like and how independence can help us achieve our ambitions for the country.
The task ahead for Scotland is to match those other small, successful nations, creating more jobs and raising living standards, providing a better future for everyone who lives here.
Scotland is a bold and positive country, rich in history and heritage, but forging ahead in a way that is progressive, pioneering and inclusive.
Six days and three cities later – Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong – I am confident that my visit to China was a success.
Read the speech given by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to a joint Scottish Government/UNICEF event in Beijing on children’s rights.
Nicola Sturgeon on Theresa May’s flying visit to Scotland to mark one year to go until the UK is set to leave the EU.
As our food and drink exports now reach record levels, it has never been more important to protect our worldwide reputation as a producer of excellence in food and drink.
Read the speech given by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to the Scottish Women’s Convention on the week of International Women’s Day.
Nicola Sturgeon has called on the Prime Minister to defy Tory hardliners on Brexit, warning that only a Norway-style deal with the EU can deliver on the promise to protect trade and jobs.