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Sturgeon says SNP may try to block a Brexit

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the Scottish MPs may try to block the UK from leaving the European Union.

The SNP leader said she believes the Scottish parliament would have to give "legislative consent" to laws taking Britain out of the bloc and that if this did arise she would "of course" ask for the motioned to be blocked.

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Sturgeon: 'All options open' for Scotland's future in EU

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said all options are open in respect of Scotland's future relationship with the European Union.

"The alternative to doing that is to just shrug my shoulders and say that Scotland's going to be dragged out of the European Union against our will and if I did that I don't think I'd be fit to be First Minister of Scotland."

"We are in uncharted territory and I don't think anybody can say whether from Scotland or the UK as a whole with certainty what happens next."

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