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Ms Sturgeon said : "I believe it is capable of playing a significant part in suppressing and hopefully eradicating the virus. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is a programme that is under way and progressing” External link

thecourier Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have got huge sympathy with this,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is a programme that is under way and progressing” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have got huge sympathy with this,” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "News the workers at Rolls-Royce in Inchinnan will have got this morning is absolutely devastating and my thoughts are very much with them and their families today. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is a programme that is under way and progressing” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have got huge sympathy with this,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "The Scottish government wants to see if guidance can be modified soon but for now the safest advice for people in different households, whatever the relationship is, is to follow physical distancing to avoid the virus easily spreading between different households" External link

bbc Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : “Is the First Minister’s Government not letting care homes down all over again?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : "This is a programme that is under way and progressing" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We announced additional funding to recognise the additional demand that would be there for mental health services during a crisis period but at no point have I or anyone in the Government ever said that is the totality of the support we need to provide in the months and years to come” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We announced additional funding to recognise the additional demand that would be there for mental health services during a crisis period but at no point have I or anyone in the Government ever said that is the totality of the support we need to provide in the months and years to come” External link

thecourier Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon insisted : “I just think that is deeply irresponsible and reckless” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon insisted : “I just think that is deeply irresponsible and reckless” External link

thecourier Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I’m going to be blunt here - it is very hard to see how all of that can have been caused by local residents, or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Last week we deliberately allowed some flexibility when we changed the lockdown restrictions. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Last week we deliberately allowed some flexibility when we changed the lockdown restrictions,” External link

eveningexpress Monday, June 1, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “That’s not because I don’t want to see children back at school as quickly as possible,” “I want to make sure we take decisions that are safe – and that we are confident are safe – but also decisions that have the confidence of teachers, parents and young people themselves” External link

eveningexpress Monday, June 1, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "So for now, the message remains the same. You must stay at home, please stay at home”. She added: " External link

thesun Monday, June 1, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained," "So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households" External link

independent-UK Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The older people that were in hospital, the so called delayed discharges, they didn't need to be in hospital, they had no medical need to be in hospital, we were expecting, and in some cases saw, an influx of coronavirus patients into our hospitals," External link

independent-UK Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” “So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households” External link

yorkpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

yorkpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The older people that were in hospital, the so called delayed discharges, they didn't need to be in hospital, they had no medical need to be in hospital, we were expecting, and in some cases saw, an influx of coronavirus patients into our hospitals," External link

independent-UK Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” “So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” “So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households” External link

dailyecho Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

dailyecho Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If we apply what we know now to the situation then, of course we might now take different decisions” External link

sundaymail Friday, May 29, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "The Scottish government wants to see if guidance can be modified soon but for now the safest advice for people in different households, whatever the relationship is, is to follow physical distancing so avoid the virus easily spreading between different households" External link

bbc Friday, May 29, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : “we have limited room for manoeuvre” External link

eveningexpress Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots,” “Crowds of people, even if they’re trying to social distance, bring more risk than we judge is acceptable at this point” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots,” “Crowds of people, even if they’re trying to social distance, bring more risk than we judge is acceptable at this point” External link

worcesternews Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots," External link

itv Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots,” “Crowds of people, even if they’re trying to social distance, bring more risk than we judge is acceptable at this point” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "From tomorrow, the regulations on meeting other people will change - you and your household will be able to meet with another household outdoors in a park or in a private garden. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement" External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland" External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have to be straight with you, it may very well be too early, even this time next week, in any meaningful way, to safely lift any of the current restrictions” External link

thesun Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement" External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland” External link

worcesternews Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement” External link

itv Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland” External link

itv Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon confirmed : “Will the first minister confirm today she will in due course instruct that formal public inquiry into the care home sector?” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon confirmed : “Will the first minister confirm today she will in due course instruct that formal public inquiry into the care home sector?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon confirmed : “Will the first minister confirm today she will in due course instruct that formal public inquiry into the care home sector?” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Support will be provided largely using the kind of infrastructure we've put in place to get support to those in the shielded group, and that could be support accessing food and medicine if there are no family members that are able to do that. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We will do as much as we possibly can" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We are also looking carefully at the ways in which the tourist industry may be able to resume activities in a safe way. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion" "Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process," External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We are taking steps at every stage here to protect people's privacy and to make sure there is security. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” “Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process,” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” “Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "This is a system that will operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland. " External link

heart Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion" "Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process," External link

heart Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion" "Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process," External link

skynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “The aim of Test and Protect is to quickly identify cases of the virus and then act to break the chains of transmission” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It will help us suppress the virus as we slowly ease lockdown restrictions” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “The aim of Test and Protect is to quickly identify cases of the virus and then act to break the chains of transmission” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “It will help us suppress the virus as we slowly ease lockdown restrictions” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “It will help us suppress the virus as we slowly ease lockdown restrictions” External link

standard Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about On Thursday ) : "On Thursday, there will be a clear decision on whether or not we are lifting some restrictions and entering phase one of our path out of lockdown" External link

bbc Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If I apply hindsight to that, I come to a different conclusion” External link

thecourier Monday, May 25, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “When you deal with something like this, there are no perfect options available to you, you have to do what you think is best based on the knowledge you have at the time and that’s what we sought to do,” External link

thecourier Monday, May 25, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If I apply hindsight to that, I come to a different conclusion” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 25, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “When you deal with something like this, there are no perfect options available to you, you have to do what you think is best based on the knowledge you have at the time and that’s what we sought to do,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 25, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I know many people, parents perhaps in particular, will have made very difficult decisions,” “Grandparents will not have seen new grandchildren, parents will have struggled with childcare, and no access to friends and family to support them, and many people have been denied the opportunity to say a final farewell to loved ones” External link

independent-UK Monday, May 25, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "In a situation like this it is so important that trust in the public health advice is maintained," External link

bbc Monday, May 25, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t think we will need all 2,000 incidentally in the first stages of this,” External link

thecourier Monday, May 25, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “I didn’t defend [Dr Calderwood’s] breach of the guidelines, I didn’t try to retrofit the guidance,” External link

thenorthernecho Monday, May 25, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t think we will need all 2,000 incidentally in the first stages of this,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 25, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “I didn’t defend [Dr Calderwood’s] breach of the guidelines, I didn’t try to retrofit the guidance,” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, May 25, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “I didn’t defend [Dr Calderwood’s] breach of the guidelines, I didn’t try to retrofit the guidance,” External link

kentonline Monday, May 25, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "if I apply hindsight to that, I come to different conclusions" External link

bbc Monday, May 25, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon wrote : “I know it is tough to lose a trusted adviser at the height of crisis, but when it’s a choice of that or integrity of vital public health advice, the latter must come first,” External link

thenational Monday, May 25, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon wrote : “I know it is tough to lose a trusted adviser at the height of crisis, but when it’s a choice of that or integrity of vital public health advice, the latter must come first,” External link

thenational Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We're not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden. " External link

telegraph Friday, May 22, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

independent-ie Friday, May 22, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

worcesternews Friday, May 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can see different households, but we are asking you only to meet one at a time,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : “taking the foot off the break” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, May 22, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All of that is on track and continues to make progress,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "All of that is on track and continues to make progress," "We've got to be mindful of not getting too fixed in our minds about these numbers," External link

heraldscotland Friday, May 22, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Over the summer, we will be discussing with parents' organisations, teacher organisations, unions, local authorities and employers about how we try to work in a way that tries to align all of the different things we're doing well enough to mitigate these issues. "We will communicate directly with all parents over the summer so that they've got a better understanding of exactly what schooling is going to look like and some of the support that we will try to put in place to help parents with the fact that it will not be back to school absolutely as normal" External link

bbc Friday, May 22, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can see different households, but we are asking you only to meet one at a time,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : “taking the foot off the break” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All of that is on track and continues to make progress,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Not all of the phase one measures will necessarily be introduced next Thursday, but I hope that most of them will be, or at least a day or two afterwards" External link

bbc Friday, May 22, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Hilton DoubleTree ) : “Will the first minister remind the former Hilton employees what support is available?” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are doing everything we can to avert these situations, and will always work with affected employees to try and support them into alternative employment as soon as possible” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It may be that we can’t do everything in a particular phase at the same time. A single phase may span more than one review period. Some measures may be lifted earlier than planned, some later" External link

telegraph Friday, May 22, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Friday, May 22, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “In addition, people will be able to travel – preferably by walking or cycling - to a location near their local community for recreation. However, we are asking people where possible to stay within or close to their own local area” External link

sundaymail Friday, May 22, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is one reason, not the only reason, why we have to look at different working patterns. Things like a four-day week now are no longer things we should just be talking about, these are things we should be encouraging employers to look at embracing,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You will be able to meet people from one other household, though initially in small numbers, while you are outside. This is a change which we hope will benefit everyone, but particularly those without gardens, and people who live on their own,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “From 11 August, all schools will reopen,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This route-map sketches out how, and in what stages, we might move back to some normality as we continue to live with this virus” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You will be able to meet people from one other household, though initially in small numbers, while you are outside. This is a change which we hope will benefit everyone, but particularly those without gardens, and people who live on their own,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “From 11 August, all schools will reopen,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You will be able to meet people from one other household, though initially in small numbers, while you are outside. This is a change which we hope will benefit everyone, but particularly those without gardens, and people who live on their own,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “From 11 August, all schools will reopen,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Getting the economy moving again really matters to all of us. We will focus first on industries where people simply cannot work from home” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Some non-contact outdoor leisure activities will be allowed to restart - such as golf, tennis, bowls and fishing - subject to appropriate hygiene and physical distancing" External link

dailymail Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I would like to thank everybody who has helped to protect themselves, each other and our and care services. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The enormous sacrifices made by people and businesses across Scotland have had a real impact on the spread of COVID-19 and I would like to thank everybody who has helped to protect themselves, each other and our health and care services. " External link

heart Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "This will be a very gradual process as we monitor how changing behaviour affects the infection rate and we will only be able to move toward easing more restrictions if we continue to work together to suppress the virus," External link

heart Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The enormous sacrifices made by people and businesses across have had a real impact on the spread of COVID-19 and I would like to thank everybody who has helped to protect themselves, each other and our health and care services. " External link

skynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "This will be a very gradual process as we monitor how changing behaviour affects the infection rate and we will only be able to move toward easing more restrictions if we continue to work together to suppress the virus," External link

skynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I was in terrible pain, but with the painkillers it is a bit better now,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The model of social care in Scotland has not fundamentally changed under this government; it has been in place for a long, long time,” “Without going into the matter in too much detail right now, because there has to be further discussion and thinking, I think that questions are now being raised about the appropriateness and fitness for purpose of that model in the long term, and I am sure that we will come back to those issues in due course as a parliament and as a society” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I was in terrible pain, but with the painkillers it is a bit better now,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t want anyone who is undergoing IVF to have their chances of conceiving a child taken away from them because of this crisis alone” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t want anyone who is undergoing IVF to have their chances of conceiving a child taken away from them because of this crisis alone” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Let's talk about these things seriously. Let's look at where there are legitimate issues and questions, but let's not engage in ridiculous language of secrecy or cover-up" External link

bbc Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : "Clearly this was the wrong call. The public should have been told. "And if, as the first minister still seems to be saying, it wasn't a mistake, then why is our health secretary now giving active consideration to making a different call if this kind of thing happens again? "People need to know what the Scottish government will do should the virus be found in this kind of public location in future. "So can I ask if and when contact tracers confirm a positive case over the coming weeks and we discover that person has been in a public place, where close contact may have occurred like the Nike conference, will the public be told?" External link

bbc Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If and when contact tracers confirm a positive case over the coming weeks, and we discover that person has been in a public place where close contact may have occurred, like the Nike conference, will the public be told?” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “that consideration would be at the heart of our approach to test, trace, isolate” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If and when contact tracers confirm a positive case over the coming weeks, and we discover that person has been in a public place where close contact may have occurred, like the Nike conference, will the public be told?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “that consideration would be at the heart of our approach to test, trace, isolate” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We want to see children back to school as quickly as possible,” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We want to see children back to school as quickly as possible,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “For that to have been true of the government, it would have had to be true of the non-political public health experts and that is not the case. What possible motive would there have been to do that?” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : “No, I accept there are always different judgements you can come to about these things… I accepted at the outset of this and I accept now that sometimes we will get these judgements wrong. That’s not to say I think that was the case in this case, but I also accept that even in situations where I think, on balance, the judgement was right, other people will take a different view” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am really happy we’ve not had to use the NHS Louisa Jordan but I’m still absolutely of the opinion it was right to prepare it as a contingency” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am really happy we’ve not had to use the NHS Louisa Jordan but I’m still absolutely of the opinion it was right to prepare it as a contingency” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is exactly what we are considering in terms of the development of test, trace and isolate, and we are looking at what some other countries are doing in the context of that policy” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is exactly what we are considering in terms of the development of test, trace and isolate, and we are looking at what some other countries are doing in the context of that policy” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “Within two weeks my hope is that we will be taking some concrete steps on the journey back to a form of normality,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I accept that people will look at this and say, actually we think you should have reached a different judgement," External link

bbc Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within a few days of [28 May], we will aim to allow, for example, more outdoor activity such as being able to sit in the park, meet up outdoors with someone from another household as long as you stay socially distant, some limited outdoor sporting activities like golf and fishing, the opening of garden centres and recycling facilities, and the resumption of some outdoor work" External link

heart Monday, May 18, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within two weeks, my hope is that we will be taking some concrete steps on the journey back to normality," "As I've said before, it won't be normality as we knew it because the virus will not have gone away but it will be a journey to a better balance - I hope - than the one we have today" External link

heart Monday, May 18, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "From today, we are widening the number of people who can be tested for COVID-19. Anyone over the age of 5 who has any of the three symptoms of COVID-19, will now be able to book a test. " External link

heart Monday, May 18, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within a few days of [28 May], we will aim to allow, for example, more outdoor activity such as being able to sit in the park, meet up outdoors with someone from another household as long as you stay socially distant, some limited outdoor sporting activities like golf and fishing, the opening of garden centres and recycling facilities, and the resumption of some outdoor work" External link

skynews Monday, May 18, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within two weeks, my hope is that we will be taking some concrete steps on the journey back to normality," "As I've said before, it won't be normality as we knew it because the virus will not have gone away but it will be a journey to a better balance - I hope - than the one we have today" External link

skynews Monday, May 18, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Those inspections are under way and if the Care Inspectorate thinks in any way the case that the kind of action that has been taken in Home Farm in Skye is appropriate it is for them to judge that and take that action,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We will all want to reflect and see how we do things differently in the future,” “What we have learned through this stage will be extremely important and that is certainly true for care homes as well as other areas” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am confident at this stage that the Health Protection team in NHS Highland, and what is being done both within the care home and in terms of minimising spread in the community, that these steps are being taken,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Those inspections are under way and if the Care Inspectorate thinks in any way the case that the kind of action that has been taken in Home Farm in Skye is appropriate it is for them to judge that and take that action,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We will all want to reflect and see how we do things differently in the future,” “What we have learned through this stage will be extremely important and that is certainly true for care homes as well as other areas” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am confident at this stage that the Health Protection team in NHS Highland, and what is being done both within the care home and in terms of minimising spread in the community, that these steps are being taken,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is about making sure that a care home is not left, even for a short period of time, without the right level of cover, because that would also pose a danger to residents in the care home,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We can't live like this forever, so we need to get some normality back as we continue to suppress the virus. "Even when we can't yet give firm dates on when things will open up again, at least we will seek to share with you the order of priority and further phasing. "Next week I will share with you more information on the assessments we are making and the range of options we are now looking at, and also any further minor changes we might make in the short-term" External link

bbc Friday, May 15, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is about making sure that a care home is not left, even for a short period of time, without the right level of cover, because that would also pose a danger to residents in the care home,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can take it from the steps that are being taken that should be an indication that there is real concern there and we want to make sure everything is being done to give reassurance that people would want” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The phone line and web resources will provide people with access to a range of services that SDS has available," "This will help individuals who are thinking about future job and career options, for example if you are currently on furlough, if you have been made redundant and are seeking employment, or if you are a school pupil or parent or carer who is thinking right now about what you might want to do after school" External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can take it from the steps that are being taken that should be an indication that there is real concern there and we want to make sure everything is being done to give reassurance that people would want” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The phone line and web resources will provide people with access to a range of services that SDS has available," "This will help individuals who are thinking about future job and career options, for example if you are currently on furlough, if you have been made redundant and are seeking employment, or if you are a school pupil or parent or carer who is thinking right now about what you might want to do after school" External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The phone line and web resources will provide people with access to a range of services that SDS has available,” “This will help individuals who are thinking about future job and career options, for example if you are currently on furlough, if you have been made redundant and are seeking employment, or if you are a school pupil or parent or carer who is thinking right now about what you might want to do after school” External link

standard Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

dailyecho Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

dailyecho Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

dailyecho Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is my focus every waking moment right now, and it will absolutely continue to be so” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “is the right and responsible way to proceed” “It will allow businesses to reopen when they can safely do so,” External link

standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We know many charities which run small premises, like day centres, offices or workshops have been really hard hit by a loss of revenue during the pandemic,” External link

standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : "Actually, I was keener to continue to give a message to Scotland" External link

heraldscotland Monday, May 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Too many people are still dying, and the situation in care homes - despite the extraordinary dedication of our care workers - remains a serious concern. " External link

heraldscotland Monday, May 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I have to make judgements about what's right for Scotland," External link

heart Monday, May 11, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I have to make judgements about what's right for Scotland," External link

skynews Monday, May 11, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 11, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 11, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "So for now, the message remains the same. You must stay at home, please stay at home”. She added: " External link

thesun Monday, May 11, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, May 11, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, May 11, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If – given the state of the evidence in Scotland and the state of the virus in Scotland – I was to do that now in Scotland, then yes I think that would potentially put lives at risk” External link

standard Monday, May 11, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All leaders in all Governments worldwide right now are asking populations to do things that are highly restrictive and the duty on us is to be as clear as possible – not to muddy the water, not to mix the messages but to be clear and to be clear why we’re asking people to do that,” External link

standard Monday, May 11, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If given the state of the evidence in Scotland and the state of the virus in Scotland I was to do that now in Scotland, then yes I think that would potentially put lives at risk” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All leaders in all Governments worldwide right now are asking populations to do things that are highly restrictive and the duty on us is to be as clear as possible not to muddy the water, not to mix the messages but to be clear and to be clear why we’re asking people to do that,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "What does make a four nations approach more difficult to sustain is if decisions are being taken and, even inadvertently, being taken as UK decisions when they are not without proper consultation. " External link

themirror Monday, May 11, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Let me be very blunt about the consequences if we were to do that. People will die unnecessarily and instead of being able to loosen restrictions, hopefully in the near future, we will be faced instead with having to tighten them. "We must not take that risk" External link

bbc Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The core principles of lockdown in Scotland remain the same, people should stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS,” “We do not underestimate how difficult these measures are, particularly for those living alone, or living in smaller accommodation with children or without access to a garden or outdoor home space” External link

eveningexpress Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The core principles of lockdown in Scotland remain the same, people should stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS,” “We do not underestimate how difficult these measures are, particularly for those living alone, or living in smaller accommodation with children or without access to a garden or outdoor home space” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The core principles of lockdown in Scotland remain the same, people should stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS,” “We do not underestimate how difficult these measures are, particularly for those living alone, or living in smaller accommodation with children or without access to a garden or outdoor home space” External link

thecourier Sunday, May 10, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are giving these messages now for very good reasons, because we think it is the best way to control the virus,” External link

themirror Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : “The challenge they made then is very different to the one we face today – we are not fighting a war,” “But we should nonetheless draw strength and inspiration from their example” External link

eveningexpress Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : “The challenge they made then is very different to the one we face today – we are not fighting a war,” “But we should nonetheless draw strength and inspiration from their example” External link

thecourier Friday, May 8, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : “The challenge they made then is very different to the one we face today – we are not fighting a war,” “But we should nonetheless draw strength and inspiration from their example” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 8, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The only change that we’re considering in the immediate term is the guidance on outdoor exercise, as I mentioned yesterday and I will give you a further update on that over the weekend” External link

itv Friday, May 8, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : "The only change that we're considering in the immediate term is the guidance on outdoor exercise, as I mentioned yesterday and I will give you a further update on that over the weekend" External link

themirror Friday, May 8, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Our progress is still too fragile to ease restrictions in any significant way” External link

thesun Friday, May 8, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus,” External link

eveningexpress Thursday, May 7, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus. "It is not an exaggeration to say decisions now are a matter of life and death. "That is why they weigh so very, very heavily and why they must be taken with great care, and it is why as I take them I will continue to err on the side of caution" External link

bbc Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "It's not an exaggeration to say the decisions we take now are a matter of life and death. " External link

themirror Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "If and when those discussions do take place I will make very clear, as I have all along that it is my preference, if possible, for all four UK nations to make changes together at the same pace. That certainly helps us give clear consistent messages to you the public. " External link

standard Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Should our governments not be following the science as recommended by the World Health Organisation?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We can have a 'four nations' approach that is coordinated and accepts there will be some differences of pace depending on evidence. That would be perfectly legitimate. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Should our governments not be following the science as recommended by the World Health Organisation?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “enhanced contact tracing to be in place by the end of May” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Read More ) : "We're at such a critical moment now. Every day I am able to look at data that says we are going in the right direction, but we haven't gone yet sufficiently in the right direction to be confident that easing up won't send us back. READ MORE: Coronavirus in Scotland: Schools not set to fully re-open “in the foreseeable future” " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The fact is that any easing of restrictions, whenever we introduce them, will have an impact on the R number,” “But if we get our baseline lower than it is now, we will have more headroom to cope with that and be able to avoid outcomes like the one I just highlighted” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The fact is that any easing of restrictions, whenever we introduce them, will have an impact on the R number,” “But if we get our baseline lower than it is now, we will have more headroom to cope with that and be able to avoid outcomes like the one I just highlighted” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We are considering firstly if and how we can safely change our advice on spending time outdoors, to allow exercise outside to happen more than once a day, so long as we continue to stay apart from people outside our own households. " External link

themirror Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “A successful TTI approach depends on us first suppressing the virus to as low a level as possible,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “It is about how we get the right mix of measures to have confidence in keeping levels of infection as low as possible,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 4, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We also know, as we see, that care home transmission continues to be a very significant challenge,” External link

thecourier Monday, May 4, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We also know, as we see, that care home transmission continues to be a very significant challenge,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 4, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It is important to stress that 'test, trace, isolate' will be most effective when levels of infection are low - lower than now - and stay low, and that its success relies on all of us knowing and agreeing what to do if we have symptoms, and being prepared to self-isolate when advised to do so" External link

bbc Monday, May 4, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It is important to stress that 'test, trace, isolate' will be most effective when levels of infection are low - lower than now - and stay low, and that its success relies on all of us knowing and agreeing what to do if we have symptoms, and being prepared to self-isolate when advised to do so" External link

bbc Monday, May 4, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warns : “we will test people in the community who have symptoms” External link

heraldscotland Monday, May 4, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It is important to stress that 'test, trace, isolate' will be most effective when levels of infection are low - lower than now - and stay low, and that its success relies on all of us knowing and agreeing what to do if we have symptoms, and being prepared to self-isolate when advised to do so" External link

bbc Monday, May 4, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have to be straight with you, it may very well be too early, even this time next week, in any meaningful way, to safely lift any of the current restrictions” External link

thesun Monday, May 4, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Testing is a really important part of our efforts to tackle this virus it is important now and will be important in the next phase,” “But it remains the case that, right now, the most important thing we are all doing is staying at home and following the lockdown rules” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That will involve testing, subject to their consent, all residents and staff whether or not they have symptoms” External link

heraldscotland Friday, May 1, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Both of these are from low starting points but they are a source of concern to us right now,” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Anything like that right now might edge us over the crucial one number,” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon urging ( about Boris Johnson ) : "work on a cross-party basis to resist the attacks that Boris Johnson will wage on the people" External link

bbc Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "People were faced with a clear and distinct choice, and they made their verdict clear. "They have rejected a Tory government, said no to Brexit and endorsed the proposition that they should be given a say on their own future. "That position is increasingly winning support from across the political spectrum, including from senior and prominent members of the Scottish Labour Party, who may not yet back independence but who recognise the fundamental democratic principle which is now at stake. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Sturgeon wants to hold a new independence referendum in the second half of 2020. The first minister said the Conservative general election victory in 1992 paved the way for devolution, as the Tory government "had no mandate" External link

bbc Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT



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Ms Sturgeon said : "I believe it is capable of playing a significant part in suppressing and hopefully eradicating the virus. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is a programme that is under way and progressing” External link

thecourier Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have got huge sympathy with this,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is a programme that is under way and progressing” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have got huge sympathy with this,” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "News the workers at Rolls-Royce in Inchinnan will have got this morning is absolutely devastating and my thoughts are very much with them and their families today. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is a programme that is under way and progressing” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have got huge sympathy with this,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "The Scottish government wants to see if guidance can be modified soon but for now the safest advice for people in different households, whatever the relationship is, is to follow physical distancing to avoid the virus easily spreading between different households" External link

bbc Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : “Is the First Minister’s Government not letting care homes down all over again?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : "This is a programme that is under way and progressing" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We announced additional funding to recognise the additional demand that would be there for mental health services during a crisis period but at no point have I or anyone in the Government ever said that is the totality of the support we need to provide in the months and years to come” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We announced additional funding to recognise the additional demand that would be there for mental health services during a crisis period but at no point have I or anyone in the Government ever said that is the totality of the support we need to provide in the months and years to come” External link

thecourier Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon insisted : “I just think that is deeply irresponsible and reckless” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon insisted : “I just think that is deeply irresponsible and reckless” External link

thecourier Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You might be reading or hearing in the media today some voices saying that one metre is sufficient, so I want to take the opportunity today to stress that the clear and the strong advice from the Scottish Government is to stay two metres apart from those in other households” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I’m going to be blunt here - it is very hard to see how all of that can have been caused by local residents, or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Last week we deliberately allowed some flexibility when we changed the lockdown restrictions. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Last week we deliberately allowed some flexibility when we changed the lockdown restrictions,” External link

eveningexpress Monday, June 1, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “That’s not because I don’t want to see children back at school as quickly as possible,” “I want to make sure we take decisions that are safe – and that we are confident are safe – but also decisions that have the confidence of teachers, parents and young people themselves” External link

eveningexpress Monday, June 1, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

heart Monday, June 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : "The virus has been suppressed, but it has not gone away and it is still extremely dangerous" External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Let me be very blunt here - it's very hard to see how all of that could have been caused by local residents or by people travelling a reasonable distance to meet loved ones," External link

skynews Monday, June 1, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "So for now, the message remains the same. You must stay at home, please stay at home”. She added: " External link

thesun Monday, June 1, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained," "So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households" External link

independent-UK Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The older people that were in hospital, the so called delayed discharges, they didn't need to be in hospital, they had no medical need to be in hospital, we were expecting, and in some cases saw, an influx of coronavirus patients into our hospitals," External link

independent-UK Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” “So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households” External link

yorkpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

yorkpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The older people that were in hospital, the so called delayed discharges, they didn't need to be in hospital, they had no medical need to be in hospital, we were expecting, and in some cases saw, an influx of coronavirus patients into our hospitals," External link

independent-UK Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” “So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We have just gone into phase one of our route map out of lockdown and that expressly recognises that in that phase there is a significant risk that the epidemic is not fully contained,” “So our focus has been very much on allowing some more outdoor activity, because we know the risks of transmission outside, while they are not zero, are lower than they are indoors, and we are asking people to continue to follow all the rules on physical distancing, hygiene, making sure they are not allowing the virus to spread on hard surfaces between households” External link

dailyecho Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It is not for me to explain England’s figures, but I think here there is, at least on the face of it, a question of under-reporting in England. I am confident Scotland’s figures are robust” External link

dailyecho Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If we apply what we know now to the situation then, of course we might now take different decisions” External link

sundaymail Friday, May 29, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "The Scottish government wants to see if guidance can be modified soon but for now the safest advice for people in different households, whatever the relationship is, is to follow physical distancing so avoid the virus easily spreading between different households" External link

bbc Friday, May 29, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : “we have limited room for manoeuvre” External link

eveningexpress Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots,” “Crowds of people, even if they’re trying to social distance, bring more risk than we judge is acceptable at this point” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots,” “Crowds of people, even if they’re trying to social distance, bring more risk than we judge is acceptable at this point” External link

worcesternews Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots," External link

itv Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We simply don’t want, in this phase, large numbers of people at tourist hotspots or beauty spots,” “Crowds of people, even if they’re trying to social distance, bring more risk than we judge is acceptable at this point” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "From tomorrow, the regulations on meeting other people will change - you and your household will be able to meet with another household outdoors in a park or in a private garden. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement" External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland" External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have to be straight with you, it may very well be too early, even this time next week, in any meaningful way, to safely lift any of the current restrictions” External link

thesun Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement" External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland” External link

worcesternews Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “These trends, which have now been sustained for over four weeks, do definitely give us grounds for encouragement” External link

itv Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland” External link

itv Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon confirmed : “Will the first minister confirm today she will in due course instruct that formal public inquiry into the care home sector?” External link

eveningexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon confirmed : “Will the first minister confirm today she will in due course instruct that formal public inquiry into the care home sector?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon confirmed : “Will the first minister confirm today she will in due course instruct that formal public inquiry into the care home sector?” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Support will be provided largely using the kind of infrastructure we've put in place to get support to those in the shielded group, and that could be support accessing food and medicine if there are no family members that are able to do that. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We will do as much as we possibly can" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We are also looking carefully at the ways in which the tourist industry may be able to resume activities in a safe way. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion" "Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process," External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We are taking steps at every stage here to protect people's privacy and to make sure there is security. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” “Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process,” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” “Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "This is a system that will operate at a scale not seen before in Scotland. " External link

heart Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion" "Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process," External link

heart Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion" "Your privacy will be respected at all times during this process," External link

skynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “The aim of Test and Protect is to quickly identify cases of the virus and then act to break the chains of transmission” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “It will help us suppress the virus as we slowly ease lockdown restrictions” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “The aim of Test and Protect is to quickly identify cases of the virus and then act to break the chains of transmission” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “It will help us suppress the virus as we slowly ease lockdown restrictions” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “something that over the months ahead could happen to any of us on more than one occasion” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “It will help us suppress the virus as we slowly ease lockdown restrictions” External link

standard Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about On Thursday ) : "On Thursday, there will be a clear decision on whether or not we are lifting some restrictions and entering phase one of our path out of lockdown" External link

bbc Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If I apply hindsight to that, I come to a different conclusion” External link

thecourier Monday, May 25, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “When you deal with something like this, there are no perfect options available to you, you have to do what you think is best based on the knowledge you have at the time and that’s what we sought to do,” External link

thecourier Monday, May 25, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If I apply hindsight to that, I come to a different conclusion” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 25, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “When you deal with something like this, there are no perfect options available to you, you have to do what you think is best based on the knowledge you have at the time and that’s what we sought to do,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 25, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I know many people, parents perhaps in particular, will have made very difficult decisions,” “Grandparents will not have seen new grandchildren, parents will have struggled with childcare, and no access to friends and family to support them, and many people have been denied the opportunity to say a final farewell to loved ones” External link

independent-UK Monday, May 25, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "In a situation like this it is so important that trust in the public health advice is maintained," External link

bbc Monday, May 25, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t think we will need all 2,000 incidentally in the first stages of this,” External link

thecourier Monday, May 25, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “I didn’t defend [Dr Calderwood’s] breach of the guidelines, I didn’t try to retrofit the guidance,” External link

thenorthernecho Monday, May 25, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t think we will need all 2,000 incidentally in the first stages of this,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 25, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “I didn’t defend [Dr Calderwood’s] breach of the guidelines, I didn’t try to retrofit the guidance,” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, May 25, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “I didn’t defend [Dr Calderwood’s] breach of the guidelines, I didn’t try to retrofit the guidance,” External link

kentonline Monday, May 25, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "if I apply hindsight to that, I come to different conclusions" External link

bbc Monday, May 25, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon wrote : “I know it is tough to lose a trusted adviser at the height of crisis, but when it’s a choice of that or integrity of vital public health advice, the latter must come first,” External link

thenational Monday, May 25, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon wrote : “I know it is tough to lose a trusted adviser at the height of crisis, but when it’s a choice of that or integrity of vital public health advice, the latter must come first,” External link

thenational Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We're not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden. " External link

telegraph Friday, May 22, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

independent-ie Friday, May 22, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

worcesternews Friday, May 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can see different households, but we are asking you only to meet one at a time,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : “taking the foot off the break” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, May 22, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All of that is on track and continues to make progress,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "All of that is on track and continues to make progress," "We've got to be mindful of not getting too fixed in our minds about these numbers," External link

heraldscotland Friday, May 22, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Over the summer, we will be discussing with parents' organisations, teacher organisations, unions, local authorities and employers about how we try to work in a way that tries to align all of the different things we're doing well enough to mitigate these issues. "We will communicate directly with all parents over the summer so that they've got a better understanding of exactly what schooling is going to look like and some of the support that we will try to put in place to help parents with the fact that it will not be back to school absolutely as normal" External link

bbc Friday, May 22, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Chris, I think you should let the other person in the room there ask a question” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can see different households, but we are asking you only to meet one at a time,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warned : “taking the foot off the break” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are not intending to put a five-mile limit on the distance you can travel to, for example, sit with your parents in their garden,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All of that is on track and continues to make progress,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 22, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Not all of the phase one measures will necessarily be introduced next Thursday, but I hope that most of them will be, or at least a day or two afterwards" External link

bbc Friday, May 22, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Hilton DoubleTree ) : “Will the first minister remind the former Hilton employees what support is available?” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are doing everything we can to avert these situations, and will always work with affected employees to try and support them into alternative employment as soon as possible” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 22, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It may be that we can’t do everything in a particular phase at the same time. A single phase may span more than one review period. Some measures may be lifted earlier than planned, some later" External link

telegraph Friday, May 22, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Friday, May 22, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “In addition, people will be able to travel – preferably by walking or cycling - to a location near their local community for recreation. However, we are asking people where possible to stay within or close to their own local area” External link

sundaymail Friday, May 22, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is one reason, not the only reason, why we have to look at different working patterns. Things like a four-day week now are no longer things we should just be talking about, these are things we should be encouraging employers to look at embracing,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You will be able to meet people from one other household, though initially in small numbers, while you are outside. This is a change which we hope will benefit everyone, but particularly those without gardens, and people who live on their own,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “From 11 August, all schools will reopen,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This route-map sketches out how, and in what stages, we might move back to some normality as we continue to live with this virus” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You will be able to meet people from one other household, though initially in small numbers, while you are outside. This is a change which we hope will benefit everyone, but particularly those without gardens, and people who live on their own,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “From 11 August, all schools will reopen,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You will be able to meet people from one other household, though initially in small numbers, while you are outside. This is a change which we hope will benefit everyone, but particularly those without gardens, and people who live on their own,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “From 11 August, all schools will reopen,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Getting the economy moving again really matters to all of us. We will focus first on industries where people simply cannot work from home” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Teachers and other staff will return during June to prepare classrooms. " External link

thesun Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Some non-contact outdoor leisure activities will be allowed to restart - such as golf, tennis, bowls and fishing - subject to appropriate hygiene and physical distancing" External link

dailymail Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I would like to thank everybody who has helped to protect themselves, each other and our and care services. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The enormous sacrifices made by people and businesses across Scotland have had a real impact on the spread of COVID-19 and I would like to thank everybody who has helped to protect themselves, each other and our health and care services. " External link

heart Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "This will be a very gradual process as we monitor how changing behaviour affects the infection rate and we will only be able to move toward easing more restrictions if we continue to work together to suppress the virus," External link

heart Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The enormous sacrifices made by people and businesses across have had a real impact on the spread of COVID-19 and I would like to thank everybody who has helped to protect themselves, each other and our health and care services. " External link

skynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "This will be a very gradual process as we monitor how changing behaviour affects the infection rate and we will only be able to move toward easing more restrictions if we continue to work together to suppress the virus," External link

skynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I was in terrible pain, but with the painkillers it is a bit better now,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The model of social care in Scotland has not fundamentally changed under this government; it has been in place for a long, long time,” “Without going into the matter in too much detail right now, because there has to be further discussion and thinking, I think that questions are now being raised about the appropriateness and fitness for purpose of that model in the long term, and I am sure that we will come back to those issues in due course as a parliament and as a society” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I was in terrible pain, but with the painkillers it is a bit better now,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t want anyone who is undergoing IVF to have their chances of conceiving a child taken away from them because of this crisis alone” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I don’t want anyone who is undergoing IVF to have their chances of conceiving a child taken away from them because of this crisis alone” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Let's talk about these things seriously. Let's look at where there are legitimate issues and questions, but let's not engage in ridiculous language of secrecy or cover-up" External link

bbc Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : "Clearly this was the wrong call. The public should have been told. "And if, as the first minister still seems to be saying, it wasn't a mistake, then why is our health secretary now giving active consideration to making a different call if this kind of thing happens again? "People need to know what the Scottish government will do should the virus be found in this kind of public location in future. "So can I ask if and when contact tracers confirm a positive case over the coming weeks and we discover that person has been in a public place, where close contact may have occurred like the Nike conference, will the public be told?" External link

bbc Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If and when contact tracers confirm a positive case over the coming weeks, and we discover that person has been in a public place where close contact may have occurred, like the Nike conference, will the public be told?” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “that consideration would be at the heart of our approach to test, trace, isolate” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If and when contact tracers confirm a positive case over the coming weeks, and we discover that person has been in a public place where close contact may have occurred, like the Nike conference, will the public be told?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “that consideration would be at the heart of our approach to test, trace, isolate” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We want to see children back to school as quickly as possible,” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We want to see children back to school as quickly as possible,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “For that to have been true of the government, it would have had to be true of the non-political public health experts and that is not the case. What possible motive would there have been to do that?” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : “No, I accept there are always different judgements you can come to about these things… I accepted at the outset of this and I accept now that sometimes we will get these judgements wrong. That’s not to say I think that was the case in this case, but I also accept that even in situations where I think, on balance, the judgement was right, other people will take a different view” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am really happy we’ve not had to use the NHS Louisa Jordan but I’m still absolutely of the opinion it was right to prepare it as a contingency” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am really happy we’ve not had to use the NHS Louisa Jordan but I’m still absolutely of the opinion it was right to prepare it as a contingency” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is exactly what we are considering in terms of the development of test, trace and isolate, and we are looking at what some other countries are doing in the context of that policy” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is exactly what we are considering in terms of the development of test, trace and isolate, and we are looking at what some other countries are doing in the context of that policy” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “Within two weeks my hope is that we will be taking some concrete steps on the journey back to a form of normality,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I accept that people will look at this and say, actually we think you should have reached a different judgement," External link

bbc Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We know that the essential public health measures that we have had to take to deal with what is a public health emergency are in themselves creating an economic emergency” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “learn what their child may be going through and to develop nurturing, supportive relationships” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “My hope and intention is we will take the first concrete steps on that journey next week,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within a few days of [28 May], we will aim to allow, for example, more outdoor activity such as being able to sit in the park, meet up outdoors with someone from another household as long as you stay socially distant, some limited outdoor sporting activities like golf and fishing, the opening of garden centres and recycling facilities, and the resumption of some outdoor work" External link

heart Monday, May 18, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within two weeks, my hope is that we will be taking some concrete steps on the journey back to normality," "As I've said before, it won't be normality as we knew it because the virus will not have gone away but it will be a journey to a better balance - I hope - than the one we have today" External link

heart Monday, May 18, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "From today, we are widening the number of people who can be tested for COVID-19. Anyone over the age of 5 who has any of the three symptoms of COVID-19, will now be able to book a test. " External link

heart Monday, May 18, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within a few days of [28 May], we will aim to allow, for example, more outdoor activity such as being able to sit in the park, meet up outdoors with someone from another household as long as you stay socially distant, some limited outdoor sporting activities like golf and fishing, the opening of garden centres and recycling facilities, and the resumption of some outdoor work" External link

skynews Monday, May 18, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Within two weeks, my hope is that we will be taking some concrete steps on the journey back to normality," "As I've said before, it won't be normality as we knew it because the virus will not have gone away but it will be a journey to a better balance - I hope - than the one we have today" External link

skynews Monday, May 18, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Those inspections are under way and if the Care Inspectorate thinks in any way the case that the kind of action that has been taken in Home Farm in Skye is appropriate it is for them to judge that and take that action,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We will all want to reflect and see how we do things differently in the future,” “What we have learned through this stage will be extremely important and that is certainly true for care homes as well as other areas” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am confident at this stage that the Health Protection team in NHS Highland, and what is being done both within the care home and in terms of minimising spread in the community, that these steps are being taken,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Those inspections are under way and if the Care Inspectorate thinks in any way the case that the kind of action that has been taken in Home Farm in Skye is appropriate it is for them to judge that and take that action,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We will all want to reflect and see how we do things differently in the future,” “What we have learned through this stage will be extremely important and that is certainly true for care homes as well as other areas” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I am confident at this stage that the Health Protection team in NHS Highland, and what is being done both within the care home and in terms of minimising spread in the community, that these steps are being taken,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is about making sure that a care home is not left, even for a short period of time, without the right level of cover, because that would also pose a danger to residents in the care home,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 15, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We can't live like this forever, so we need to get some normality back as we continue to suppress the virus. "Even when we can't yet give firm dates on when things will open up again, at least we will seek to share with you the order of priority and further phasing. "Next week I will share with you more information on the assessments we are making and the range of options we are now looking at, and also any further minor changes we might make in the short-term" External link

bbc Friday, May 15, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “This is about making sure that a care home is not left, even for a short period of time, without the right level of cover, because that would also pose a danger to residents in the care home,” External link

thecourier Friday, May 15, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can take it from the steps that are being taken that should be an indication that there is real concern there and we want to make sure everything is being done to give reassurance that people would want” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The phone line and web resources will provide people with access to a range of services that SDS has available," "This will help individuals who are thinking about future job and career options, for example if you are currently on furlough, if you have been made redundant and are seeking employment, or if you are a school pupil or parent or carer who is thinking right now about what you might want to do after school" External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “You can take it from the steps that are being taken that should be an indication that there is real concern there and we want to make sure everything is being done to give reassurance that people would want” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "The phone line and web resources will provide people with access to a range of services that SDS has available," "This will help individuals who are thinking about future job and career options, for example if you are currently on furlough, if you have been made redundant and are seeking employment, or if you are a school pupil or parent or carer who is thinking right now about what you might want to do after school" External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The phone line and web resources will provide people with access to a range of services that SDS has available,” “This will help individuals who are thinking about future job and career options, for example if you are currently on furlough, if you have been made redundant and are seeking employment, or if you are a school pupil or parent or carer who is thinking right now about what you might want to do after school” External link

standard Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

dailyecho Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

dailyecho Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

dailyecho Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That is my focus every waking moment right now, and it will absolutely continue to be so” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

thecourier Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “not yet operational in Scotland since at this stage we are not currently encouraging more people to go back to work” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “is the right and responsible way to proceed” “It will allow businesses to reopen when they can safely do so,” External link

standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We know many charities which run small premises, like day centres, offices or workshops have been really hard hit by a loss of revenue during the pandemic,” External link

standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon replied : "Actually, I was keener to continue to give a message to Scotland" External link

heraldscotland Monday, May 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Too many people are still dying, and the situation in care homes - despite the extraordinary dedication of our care workers - remains a serious concern. " External link

heraldscotland Monday, May 11, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I have to make judgements about what's right for Scotland," External link

heart Monday, May 11, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "I have to make judgements about what's right for Scotland," External link

skynews Monday, May 11, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 11, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 11, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "So for now, the message remains the same. You must stay at home, please stay at home”. She added: " External link

thesun Monday, May 11, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : “We do not at this point want to see more businesses opening up, more people going to work, we do not yet want to see more people using public transport and we are not yet changing who can or should be at school” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, May 11, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Their story is heartbreaking, it is heartbreaking for them,” “But what all of us should reflect on is it could be any one of us” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, May 11, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If – given the state of the evidence in Scotland and the state of the virus in Scotland – I was to do that now in Scotland, then yes I think that would potentially put lives at risk” External link

standard Monday, May 11, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All leaders in all Governments worldwide right now are asking populations to do things that are highly restrictive and the duty on us is to be as clear as possible – not to muddy the water, not to mix the messages but to be clear and to be clear why we’re asking people to do that,” External link

standard Monday, May 11, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “If given the state of the evidence in Scotland and the state of the virus in Scotland I was to do that now in Scotland, then yes I think that would potentially put lives at risk” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “All leaders in all Governments worldwide right now are asking populations to do things that are highly restrictive and the duty on us is to be as clear as possible not to muddy the water, not to mix the messages but to be clear and to be clear why we’re asking people to do that,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 11, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "What does make a four nations approach more difficult to sustain is if decisions are being taken and, even inadvertently, being taken as UK decisions when they are not without proper consultation. " External link

themirror Monday, May 11, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "Let me be very blunt about the consequences if we were to do that. People will die unnecessarily and instead of being able to loosen restrictions, hopefully in the near future, we will be faced instead with having to tighten them. "We must not take that risk" External link

bbc Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The core principles of lockdown in Scotland remain the same, people should stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS,” “We do not underestimate how difficult these measures are, particularly for those living alone, or living in smaller accommodation with children or without access to a garden or outdoor home space” External link

eveningexpress Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The core principles of lockdown in Scotland remain the same, people should stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS,” “We do not underestimate how difficult these measures are, particularly for those living alone, or living in smaller accommodation with children or without access to a garden or outdoor home space” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The core principles of lockdown in Scotland remain the same, people should stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS,” “We do not underestimate how difficult these measures are, particularly for those living alone, or living in smaller accommodation with children or without access to a garden or outdoor home space” External link

thecourier Sunday, May 10, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We are giving these messages now for very good reasons, because we think it is the best way to control the virus,” External link

themirror Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : “The challenge they made then is very different to the one we face today – we are not fighting a war,” “But we should nonetheless draw strength and inspiration from their example” External link

eveningexpress Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : “The challenge they made then is very different to the one we face today – we are not fighting a war,” “But we should nonetheless draw strength and inspiration from their example” External link

thecourier Friday, May 8, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : “The challenge they made then is very different to the one we face today – we are not fighting a war,” “But we should nonetheless draw strength and inspiration from their example” External link

pressandjournal Friday, May 8, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The only change that we’re considering in the immediate term is the guidance on outdoor exercise, as I mentioned yesterday and I will give you a further update on that over the weekend” External link

itv Friday, May 8, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about The UK ) : "The only change that we're considering in the immediate term is the guidance on outdoor exercise, as I mentioned yesterday and I will give you a further update on that over the weekend" External link

themirror Friday, May 8, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Our progress is still too fragile to ease restrictions in any significant way” External link

thesun Friday, May 8, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus,” External link

thecourier Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus,” External link

eveningexpress Thursday, May 7, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "Extreme caution is required at this critical juncture to avoid a rapid resurgence of the virus. "It is not an exaggeration to say decisions now are a matter of life and death. "That is why they weigh so very, very heavily and why they must be taken with great care, and it is why as I take them I will continue to err on the side of caution" External link

bbc Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "It's not an exaggeration to say the decisions we take now are a matter of life and death. " External link

themirror Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "If and when those discussions do take place I will make very clear, as I have all along that it is my preference, if possible, for all four UK nations to make changes together at the same pace. That certainly helps us give clear consistent messages to you the public. " External link

standard Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Should our governments not be following the science as recommended by the World Health Organisation?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon added : "We can have a 'four nations' approach that is coordinated and accepts there will be some differences of pace depending on evidence. That would be perfectly legitimate. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Should our governments not be following the science as recommended by the World Health Organisation?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “enhanced contact tracing to be in place by the end of May” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said ( about Read More ) : "We're at such a critical moment now. Every day I am able to look at data that says we are going in the right direction, but we haven't gone yet sufficiently in the right direction to be confident that easing up won't send us back. READ MORE: Coronavirus in Scotland: Schools not set to fully re-open “in the foreseeable future” " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The fact is that any easing of restrictions, whenever we introduce them, will have an impact on the R number,” “But if we get our baseline lower than it is now, we will have more headroom to cope with that and be able to avoid outcomes like the one I just highlighted” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “The fact is that any easing of restrictions, whenever we introduce them, will have an impact on the R number,” “But if we get our baseline lower than it is now, we will have more headroom to cope with that and be able to avoid outcomes like the one I just highlighted” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "We are considering firstly if and how we can safely change our advice on spending time outdoors, to allow exercise outside to happen more than once a day, so long as we continue to stay apart from people outside our own households. " External link

themirror Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “A successful TTI approach depends on us first suppressing the virus to as low a level as possible,” External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “It is about how we get the right mix of measures to have confidence in keeping levels of infection as low as possible,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 4, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We also know, as we see, that care home transmission continues to be a very significant challenge,” External link

thecourier Monday, May 4, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “We also know, as we see, that care home transmission continues to be a very significant challenge,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 4, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It is important to stress that 'test, trace, isolate' will be most effective when levels of infection are low - lower than now - and stay low, and that its success relies on all of us knowing and agreeing what to do if we have symptoms, and being prepared to self-isolate when advised to do so" External link

bbc Monday, May 4, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It is important to stress that 'test, trace, isolate' will be most effective when levels of infection are low - lower than now - and stay low, and that its success relies on all of us knowing and agreeing what to do if we have symptoms, and being prepared to self-isolate when advised to do so" External link

bbc Monday, May 4, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon warns : “we will test people in the community who have symptoms” External link

heraldscotland Monday, May 4, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "It is important to stress that 'test, trace, isolate' will be most effective when levels of infection are low - lower than now - and stay low, and that its success relies on all of us knowing and agreeing what to do if we have symptoms, and being prepared to self-isolate when advised to do so" External link

bbc Monday, May 4, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “I have to be straight with you, it may very well be too early, even this time next week, in any meaningful way, to safely lift any of the current restrictions” External link

thesun Monday, May 4, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Testing is a really important part of our efforts to tackle this virus it is important now and will be important in the next phase,” “But it remains the case that, right now, the most important thing we are all doing is staying at home and following the lockdown rules” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “That will involve testing, subject to their consent, all residents and staff whether or not they have symptoms” External link

heraldscotland Friday, May 1, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Both of these are from low starting points but they are a source of concern to us right now,” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : “Anything like that right now might edge us over the crucial one number,” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon urging ( about Boris Johnson ) : "work on a cross-party basis to resist the attacks that Boris Johnson will wage on the people" External link

bbc Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Ms Sturgeon said : "People were faced with a clear and distinct choice, and they made their verdict clear. "They have rejected a Tory government, said no to Brexit and endorsed the proposition that they should be given a say on their own future. "That position is increasingly winning support from across the political spectrum, including from senior and prominent members of the Scottish Labour Party, who may not yet back independence but who recognise the fundamental democratic principle which is now at stake. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Sturgeon wants to hold a new independence referendum in the second half of 2020. The first minister said the Conservative general election victory in 1992 paved the way for devolution, as the Tory government "had no mandate" External link

bbc Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT



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accused56.60%EN05/22/201722/05/2017
minister3.77%EN03/16/201716/03/2017
successor11.32%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
victim1.89%EN02/10/201710/02/2017
predecessor1.89%EN01/09/201709/01/2017
mep1.89%EN12/07/201607/12/2016
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poet1.89%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
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