First minister Nicola Sturgeon urged people to ‘be patient for a little while longer’.  Photograph:  Fraser Bremner/Daily Mail/PA Wire

Scotland is making “steady progress back to normal life”, Nicola Sturgeon has insisted, despite pushing back the date for ditching laws for people to (...)

Angela Rayner will deputise for Keir Starmer at prime minister’s questions on Wednesday. Photograph: Jacob King/PA

UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has tested positive for coronavirus and Angela Rayner will deputise for him at prime minister’s questions, a party s(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opening the City of Glasgow College’s international maritime hub at Riverside Campus, Glasgow, ahead of Cop26.  Photograph:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

As she prepares to welcome more than 100 world leaders to Glasgow, the city she represents in the Scottish parliament, first minister Nicola Sturgeon (...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Green Party co-leader Lorna Slater and Green Party co-leader Patrick Harvie. Photograph: Jane Barlow, Jeff J Mitchell, Russell Cheyne/ AFP via Getty Images

An agreement between the Scottish Greens and the ruling Scottish National Party (SNP) will bring two Greens into the Holyrood cabinet, the first time (...)

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown: ‘You’ve got to work at Northern Ireland ... it needs time, and until you have a prime minister and a leadership that is prepared to spend that time listening to people.’ Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Fintan O’Toole: The current pandemic represents a huge global crisis and after the banking collapse of 2008 you found yourself in the middle of a very(...)

Events in Scotland show that a result as close as 50 per cent plus one does not necessarily meet the test of making a nationalist win likely. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Much thought is given to the impact of Scottish independence on unionists in Northern Ireland. Equal thought should be given to the impact on national(...)

Election agents check on votes being counted for the Scottish parliamentary elections at the Inverness Leisure hall. Photograph: Trevor Martin/PA

The Scottish National Party has held three of the first four constituencies declared in the Scottish Parliament election. Counting of votes(...)

Conservative’s Jill Mortimer is declared winner in the Hartlepool parliamentary by-election at Mill House Leisure Centre in Hartlepool. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has described the early election results in the UK as “very encouraging” after hopes of a Labour revival were dealt a crushing blow when(...)

Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon’s push for a second independence referendum means the stakes are high in the Holyrood contest. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Pool/AFP via Getty

Polling stations have opened in England, Scotland and Wales for voters to cast their ballots in a set of elections which could shake up British politi(...)

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar, First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party  Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish Conservative party leader Douglas Ross. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

When Scots vote next Thursday, they will not only choose who should govern them from Holyrood for the next five years – they could begin to determine (...)

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