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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon reacts as results come in at a Scottish Parliament election count at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Scotland is set for a nationalist minority government after the Scottish National Party recorded a third successive victory in elections to the devolv(...)

British prime minister David Cameron speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday; he exchanged smears and insults with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: PA Wire

Wednesday’s Prime Minister’s Questions was among the most extraordinary and brutal such sessions the House of Commons has witnessed in recent years. D(...)

 Leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson and Jen Wilson:  “ “Now that the step’s been taken the sky hasn’t fallen in in Scotland,” Ms Davidson said. “It’s just as it’s always been. Scotland hasn’t changed.”  Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, and her Irish partner Jen Wilson, have called for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage refere(...)

 Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon was met with groans during an Edinburgh TV debate, when she indicated that a pledge to hold a second referendum would be included in the SNP’s manifesto for next year’s Holyrood elections. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that, as part of a deal to keep Labour in power in Westminster, the Scottish National Party (SNP) wi(...)

From left: Scotland’s Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, Labour leader Jim Murphy, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie during Tuesday night’s televised debate. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has declared that a vote for the Scottish National Party in next month’s Westminster elections “doesn’t mean t(...)

Alex Salmond and first minister-in-waiting Nicola Sturgeon after he stepped down from office yesterday. Photograph: PA

Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond stepped down from office yesterday, describing his seven years in charge of Scotland’s government as “the privi(...)

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown: he said that while he had no doubt the extra powers promised would come, “the question is whether we will secure our timetable for devolution with or without strings attached”. Photograph: Garry F McHarg/Reuters

Scottish MPs must not be banned from voting in the House of Commons on major issues, including income tax rates, said former Labour prime minister Go(...)

A Scottish Saltire flag flies alongside a Union flag on top of 10 and 11 Downing Street. Photograph:  Reuters/Luke MacGregor.

A sterling currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom is “incompatible with sovereignty”, Bank of England go(...)

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond holds up “Aye”-branded cakes during his visit to a bakery in Kilmarnock this week.  Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

A few weeks ago the answer to the question would have been No. Now it has changed to possibly, probably or definitely – depending on the speaker in th(...)

A session of the Scottish parliament, sitting in Glasgow, in 2000. The Conservatives currently hold 15 seats in the parliament. Photograph:  David Cheskin/PA

A few hundred Conservatives met in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in March, surrounded by crowd barriers manned by police.Such security(...)

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