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First minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon addressing Seanad Éireann in late November. She is good at exuding an air of authority  but everywhere there are logical contortions. Photograph: Maxwell

Somebody at Westminster has a sense of humour or history or quite possibly both: when the Scottish National Party’s new MPs were settling in following(...)

 Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course on July 10th, 2012, two months after his chaotic appearance before a committee of the Scottish parliament. Photograogh: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Donald Trump, famously, has never held elected office. At times on the campaign trail, the prospective US president’s grasp of how government works ha(...)

Scottish First Minister  Nicola Sturgeon suggests Scotland could be accommodated in an EU  half-way house akin to Norway, while the rest of the UK adopts a “hard” Brexit. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

There was a time in the earliest years of the history of the EU/EEC/EC when you were either in or out. And if you were in, you took the whole package,(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

UK and Scottish leaders have clashed over the role of the Edinburgh parliament in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, raising the possibility of a Scott(...)

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks during a news conference in London on July 6, 2016, following the outcome of the Iraq Inquiry report. STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images

Standing outside the Queen Elizabeth II Centre last Thursday following the launch of the Chilcot report, it was difficult not to think I’d witnessed a(...)

 Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair speaks during a press conference at Admiralty House on July 6th, where responding to the Chilcot report he said: “I express more sorrow, regret and apology than you may ever know or can believe on July 6, 2016. in London, United Kingdom. Photograph:   Stefan Rousseau/Getty Images

Tony Blair is facing growing calls to be brought to court over his role in taking Britain to war with Iraq following the damning verdict of the Chilco(...)

The report into the build-up, handling and aftermath of the 2003 Iraq war has found that judgments about the severity of the threat posed by Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction were presented with a certainty that was not justified.

The long-awaited official report into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war has delivered a scathing verdict on British government ministers’ justific(...)

Former British prime minister Tony Blair leaves his office in London, Britain. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Thirteen years after the start of a war which left Iraq in ruins, the region destabilised and tens of thousands dead, Britain will today learn the ans(...)

 Sir John Chilcot: the report bearing his name examined the lead-up to the 2003 Iraq invasion, and the years up to the 2009 withdrawal. Its publication follows 130 sessions of oral evidence and the testimony of more than 150 witnesses. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA

The long-awaited Chilcot inquiry report into the Iraq War will be boycotted by relatives of some of the 179 Britons killed in the conflict, who fear i(...)

A bagpipe player welcomes presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidential election Donald Trump as he arrives at his Trump Turnberry resort in Ayr, Scotland. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The symbolism was crystal clear. Nicola Sturgeon addressed the press yesterday morning flanked by a Scottish Saltire and the European Union’s starry s(...)

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