Former first minister says the aim is to build "super majority" for Scottish independence.
But first minister still faces confidence vote in Holyrood as Alex Salmond saga threatens to engulf her premiership.
First minister said she never "wanted to ‘get’ Alex Salmond” as she defends Scottish government investigation into her predecessor.
Sturgeon is giving evidence to an inquiry as factional warfare threatens the Scottish independence movement.
Glasgow MSP becomes the first Muslim leader of a major political party in the UK.
Ex-SNP leader also makes dramatic suggestion Scotland's "failed" leadership is not fit for independence.
Nicola Sturgeon to seek "legal referendum" if SNP wins Holyrood election, regardless of whether Boris Johnson agrees.
Scotland’s first minister discussed her own mental health, saying she feels a "deep sadness" over the lives lost to coronavirus.
The first minister said her government was asking people not to travel to or from Scotland "at all", apart from essential journeys.
Protection for renters ends in England and Wales on August 23.