Nicola Sturgeon is recovering after unexpectedly going into labour and giving birth to a litter of kittens at Holyrood this afternoon.

The news follows the announcement from the Supreme Court that none of the devolved institutions need to be consulted on the triggering of article 50 and that “the devolved legislatures do not have a veto on the UK’s decision to withdraw from the EU.”
Mother and kittens are said to be doing well.

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Quentin D Fortesqueue is a founding editor of The Rochdale Herald. Part time amateur narcissist and full time satirist Quentin is never happier than when playing his lute and drinking a full bodied Bordeaux. He rarely plays the lute and never gets to drink Bordeaux.