| 29 May 2024, Wednesday |

Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon steps down after 8 years at the helm

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has stepped down from her post, said reports in British media. She has stepped down after leading the country for eight years. The Scottish National Party leader is expected to announce her departure at a news conference at 11:00 am (1100 GMT), after coming under pressure over a stalled push towards independence and over transgender rights.

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