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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson MSP poses in front of a mural titled ‘Love Wins’ in Belfast, where she delivered the Amnesty International Belfast Pride Lecture on the theme Marriage Equality: From Scotland With Love. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Supporters of same sex marriage should try to persuade their opponents to change their minds rather than “shout them down”, the leader of the Scottish(...)

Theresa May (above) will succeed David Cameron as British prime minister on Wednesday. This follows the decision by her rival Andrea Leadsom on Monday to pull out of the Tory leadership race. Photograph: Getty

Theresa May will become Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after an anticipated contest for the leadership evaporated in the wake of her rival(...)

Undated file photographs  of British Home Secretary Theresa May (left) and Andrea Leadsom who are both in the race for the Tory leadership. Photograph: PA

Andrea Leadsom, one of two candidates to be the next British prime minister, has caused an uproar by suggesting that being a mother means she has a gr(...)

A remarkable outcome of the Remain campaign was that the two most impressive political performers were women from Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon (above) , the SNP first minister, and Ruth Davidson, leader of the opposition Scottish Conservatives. English politics is in chaos; Scottish politics is not. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

As a schoolboy in Edinburgh, I was taught that, long before the union with England, Scotland had been a cosmopolitan country. The ports on the east co(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon listens in the debating chamber of the Scottish parliament at Holyrood in Edinburgh, on Tuesday. Photograph: Scott Heppell/Reuters

A second referendum on Scottish independence remains “on the table” following last week’s Brexit vote, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Scotland’s first mins(...)

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(...)

David Cameron gambled on this referendum uniting his party and enabling Britain to move beyond the European question. Photograph: Getty Images

It should have been enjoyable for Irish political obsessives to watch this British referendum. It was a massive decision. Big issues of national ident(...)

Boris Johnson, Gisela Stuart, David Dimbleby and  Andrea Leadsom during the BBC’s  Great Debate  on the EU Referendum. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The two sides in Britain’s EU referendum have clashed on the consequences of leaving the EU for immigration and the economy, as tightening polls sugg(...)

Stronger In volunteers hand out leaflets in Buchanan Street in Glasgow. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scotland does not look like a country about to make an historic decision on its future. With just a week to go, the European Union referendum campaign(...)

Jeremy Corbyn: Results suggest that, contrary to what his detractors say, Corbyn is not an apparent drag on the Labour vote. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Thursday’s elections have left the Scottish National Party (SNP) in power in Edinburgh, Labour governing in Cardiff, and all but a handful of English (...)

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