Huge blow for Sturgeon

Sturgeon LOSES bid to force fresh Scottish referendum: SNP chief says separatist drive ‘will not be silenced’ and will make ‘full statement’ at 11.30am after Supreme Court rules she CAN’T trigger ballot without go-ahead from Rishi Sunak

  • Supreme Court has ruled on Nicola Sturgeon’s latest Scots referendum push
  • Judges said issues relating to sovereignty are reserved to the UK government
  • SNP wanted to hold a ballot next October without permission from Westminster
  • First Minister vowed to fight next election on issue of independence if she lost
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