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Scotland’s first minister and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon gives a thumbs-up on the steps of her official residence Bute House in Edinburgh on May 9th following the party’s landslide victory in the Scottish parliament elections. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty

 Nicola Sturgeon has told Boris Johnson that she will legislate for a second independence referendum after her Scottish National Party (SNP) won (...)

First minister of Wales Mark Drakeford: Led Labour to its best result since 2011 with 30 seats, one short of an overall majority. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

ENGLAND The Conservatives made big gains in local council elections and captured the Westminster seat of Hartlepool from Labour in a byelection. Labo(...)

Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party  Nicola Sturgeon: ‘The only people who can decide the future of Scotland are the Scottish people, and no Westminster politician can or should stand in the way of that.’  Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Pool/AFP via Getty

Another Scottish independence referendum is the “will of the country”, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has insisted, despite her SNP failing to win an (...)

Leader of the SNP Nicola Sturgeon alongside the party’s campaign bus at Drumgelloch near Airdrie during campaigning for the Scottish Parliamentary election. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

As Northern Ireland marks its centenary with resounding affirmations about the strength and lasting qualities of the union, that entity has in reality(...)

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 (...)

Alex Salmond, former Scottish first minister and leader of the Alba Party,  in the boxing gym of former world champion Alex Arthur in Edinburgh on Monday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

In a boxing gym in Edinburgh’s New Town, Alex Salmond stood in the centre of the ring, his fists up in a huge pair of worn boxing gloves as he posed f(...)

The hurdles faced by a Scottish majority determined on a constitutional road to independence are already high. Photograph: iStock

With less than a month to go to the hard-fought Scottish Parliament election, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon appears to be leading her Scottish Nation(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond poses for a portrait  in Strichen on Saturday. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond’s new Alba Party threatens to undermine support for pro-union parties in crucial elections on May 6th, Sco(...)

Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has launched a new party. File photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond on Friday launched a new political party to contest crucial elections to the Edinburgh parliament, in a fr(...)

First minister Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh on Tuesday. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon has comfortably survived a vote of no confidence over claims she misled the Scottish parliament about her handling of sexual harassmen(...)

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