A Scottish independence rally in Glasgow in November 2019. Photograph: Andy Buchanan / AFP

Scotland could follow the example of the first Dáil a century ago and withdraw from the Westminster parliament if another independence referendum is n(...)

The 99 assembly members  are spending a second weekend debating on how the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change. Photograph: Tom Honan

Scotland is on target to generate all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, the Citizens’ Assembly has heard. Under chair Ms Justice Ma(...)

Scotland’s deputy first Minister Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister Alex Salmond and former deputy leader of the SNP Jim Sillars campaign with activists in Piershill Square, Edinburgh today. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has welcomed comments by Pat Cox that the EU must allow Scotland to join if there is a Yes vote in the forthcom(...)