Tagged: Nicola Sturgeon

Investing in culture can change lives, break boundaries and reinvigorate communities

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reveals the lifelong love of reading that has compelled her and her government to increase its budget for funding the arts.... Read more

Theresa May should read Small Island, says Sturgeon

In a frenzied political climate marked by division and hostility, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that books are vital to help foster learning,... Read more

Sturgeon on Brexit, reading for pleasure and online book clubs

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been a staunch supporter of the book trade and arts overall since she began her role in 2014.... Read more

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Brexit will adversely affect Scotland's book scene'

The Edinburgh International Book Festival and other literary events in Scotland will be "adversely affected" by Brexit, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told The Bookseller.... Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up First Minister Nicola Sturgeon celebrates Book Week Scotland, while fans flock to Waterstones Piccadilly to celebrate the release of Fantastic Beasts:... Read more

Sturgeon signs up to Book Week Scotland digital festival

Scottish Book Trust will later this month run a second digital festival, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning author Maggie O’Farrell lined up to... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up includes book events with Michael Palin and Nicola Sturgeon, as well as the launch of the first Festival America in London.... Read more

Trade cheers as Sturgeon oversees arts funding boost

Scottish authors, booksellers and publishers have reacted with jubilation following news that Creative Scotland and other arts bodies are to receive more funding from the... Read more

Sturgeon’s referendum call divides Scots contingent at Olympia

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s suggestion that she may seek an independence referendum in the next two years has divided Scottish publishers at the fair.... Read more

Donaldson criticises school library cuts in Scotland

Children's author Julia Donaldson has protested against a Scottish council’s decision to axe school libraries. Read more

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