Liberal Democrat candidate Christine Jardine, who is campaigning in the Gordon constituency north of Aberdeen.

Long queues trailed outside Strachan’s on West High Street in Inverurie recently as the former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond sat inside sign(...)

Medium and message: Prime Minister David Cameron talks to Conservative Party supporters in Cornwall. Click to the next photograph for an alternative take on the size of the crowd. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Jim Murphy, the leader of the Scottish Labour Party, stood at a bar counter late on Thursday night, buying a round of drinks for his staff after the s(...)

UK business secretary Vince Cable has condemned the Conservatives for insisting that the fees be introduced for unfair dismissal and other employment cases. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Victoria Wasteney from Ilford in Essex lost this week when she complained that she had been unfairly disciplined after a female Muslim colleague repor(...)

 Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon was met with groans during an Edinburgh TV debate, when she indicated that a pledge to hold a second referendum would be included in the SNP’s manifesto for next year’s Holyrood elections. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that, as part of a deal to keep Labour in power in Westminster, the Scottish National Party (SNP) wi(...)

Conservative defence secretary Michael Fallon. He   said that it is increasingly clear that Labour’s Ed Miliband “will pay any price” to get the keys of No 10 Downing Street. Photograph: PA Wire

The Scottish National Party’s demands for an end to the UK’s nuclear missile arsenal threatens “the security of our nation, our freedom and our way o(...)

Anti-nuclear demonstrators march in Glasgow. Patrick Harvie of the Scottish Greens addressed the crowd. Photograph:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The Scottish Greens were included by the Scottish National Party (SNP) last year alongside a phalanx of other political and non-political organisat(...)

Former British prime minister Tony Blair speaking in  Sedgefield yesterday. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

The United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union would leave the country diminished and do significant damage to its economy, former British (...)

From left: Scotland’s Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, Labour leader Jim Murphy, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie during Tuesday night’s televised debate. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has declared that a vote for the Scottish National Party in next month’s Westminster elections “doesn’t mean t(...)

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphywith party members at Neilston on the outskirts of Glasgow during the launch of the party’s general election campaign yesterday. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy stood in a hall in Neilston, a town in his constituency outside Glasgow, and remembered a night of triumph in anothe(...)

First minister Nicola Sturgeon: denies that she made remarks attributed to her. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

The bitter row about the leaking of an official memorandum which claimed that Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had told French diplomats tha(...)