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SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford speaking in the House of Commons during prime minister’s questions before he was kicked out of the Commons. Photograph:  PA

Prime minister’s questions descended into pandemonium in the House of Commons on Wednesday after SNP MPs walked out en masse as part of a protest over(...)

 Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon  said she wanted a second vote on independence soon after Brexit but gave no detail on timing.  Photograph: EPA/Robert Perry

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon focused on domestic issues rather than the prospect of a second independence referendum at the end of the Scot(...)

Scottish first minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon arriving at the main Glasgow counting centre in Scotland in the early hours of Friday. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

The Scottish National Party went into this general election with losses predicted from their record 56-seat haul in 2015, but even the nationalists’ f(...)

British prime minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street on Tuesday. There were doubts that she was set to call an election, not least because she has repeatedly ruled it out. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

The anticipation in advance of her statement on Tuesday morning may have proven too much even for Theresa May herself, who approached the lectern outs(...)

Bernadette McAliskey in Dungannon, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bernadette McAliskey, now 69, has never been one for the niceties of establishment politics. Indeed, beloved by many as she is, as a socialist, femin(...)