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    1. August 24, 2016

      Labour MPs are running out of options to oust Jeremy Corbyn

      There really is no easy way out. However much the majority of UK Labour MPs long for it, there is no quick solution to...

    2. August 24, 2016

      Scottish independence faces scrutiny as oil plunge widens deficit

      The Scottish National party has come under intense pressure to justify claims Scotland would be better off outside the...

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      UK ministers try to woo Scotland after Brexit

      British ministers are stepping up efforts to reassure Scotland that its interests will be defended during Brexit...

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    5. July 30, 2016

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      Most voters in Scotland would prefer remaining in a post-Brexit UK to independence and continued membership of the EU,...

    6. July 28, 2016

      Supreme Court rules against Scotland’s child protection scheme

      A flagship Scottish National party policy on child protection has been found to violate human rights legislation by the...

    7. July 25, 2016

      Support for Scottish independence is growing since Brexit

      A month after Britain's historic vote to leave the EU, many in Scotland, which voted 62/38 to remain, are still coming...

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      SNP: May visit 'encouraging' but warm words 'not enough'

      The Scottish National party has made clear it won’t be bought over by “warm words” from the UK government, as Theresa...

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      July 12, 2016

      Davidson: second Scottish independence vote 'irresponsible'

      A second independence referendum in Scotland would be “unjustified and irresponsible”, Ruth Davidson, leader of the...

    10. July 1, 2016

      Brexit: ‘We want to be Big Scotland’

      Andrew Veitch gave thousands of pounds to the campaign against Scottish independence from the UK in 2014. Now the...

    11. June 28, 2016

      Scottish Nationalists succeed where Leavers fail

      As a schoolboy in Edinburgh, I was taught that, long before the union with England, Scotland had been a cosmopolitan...

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      June 27, 2016

      SNP: Scotland won't be part of 'diminished Little Britain'

      The Scottish National Party has “no intention whatsoever of seeing Scotland taken out of Europe”, Angus Robertson,...

    13. June 27, 2016

      English nationalism will drive Scotland from the union

      Scotland is part of two unions. England has now presented it with an unwanted choice. It can give up one of these...

    14. June 26, 2016

      Sturgeon considers asking Scottish parliament to block Brexit

      Nicola Sturgeon has warned she will consider asking the Scottish parliament to obstruct the UK’s departure from the EU....

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      June 25, 2016

      Sturgeon addresses Brexit

      Scotland‘s First Minister and Leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, heads to addresses the media...

    16. June 24, 2016

      Donald Trump hails UK ‘independence’ vote

      Donald Trump has welcomed the decision by British voters to leave the EU and “take their country back”, pointing to a...

    17. June 24, 2016

      Scotland’s referendum backing for Remain threatens union

      Scotland’s first minister has said a second independence referendum is now "highly likely" after Scots bucked the...

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      June 24, 2016

      Donald Trump: 'The UK took back control'

      Donald Trump has welcomed Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, saying “the UK took back control, it was a great...

    19. June 13, 2016

      ‘Takeover’, by Rob Johns and James Mitchell

      Consider the Scottish National party. It won 50 per cent of Scottish votes in the last general election, a rare feat in...

    20. June 12, 2016

      Scottish islands worry about Edinburgh’s intentions

      Few visitors to Shetland’s stunning coastline realise that the waters buffeting the northern archipelago’s shores...

    21. June 9, 2016

      SNP takes on accusations of lukewarm support for EU fight

      Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, will take centre stage on Thursday evening in a televised referendum debate...

    22. June 7, 2016

      Tory plea for Electoral Commission to widen party spending probe

      A senior Tory has appealed to election authorities to extend their investigation into campaign spending in last year’s...

    23. May 31, 2016

      Fall in Scottish pupil attainment tests SNP

      Fresh falls in educational attainment by school pupils in Scotland have added to pressure on the governing Scottish...

    24. May 25, 2016

      Scottish estates urged to embrace ‘new era’ of ownership

      Facing a hall of Scotland’s biggest landowners, the Scottish National party's new cabinet secretary for land reform did...

    25. May 22, 2016

      SNP’s deputy leader quits over alleged affair

      The Scottish National party’s deputy leader has announced he will step down amid tabloid allegations about an...

    26. May 18, 2016

      SNP focuses on education in reshuffle

      Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, has focused on education in her first cabinet reshuffle, appointing her...

    27. May 10, 2016

      West’s political turmoil has been years in the making

      Gordon Brown’s exchange with Gillian Duffy on the streets of Rochdale was a defining moment in the UK’s 2010 general...

    28. May 9, 2016

      SNP morphs into measured opposition force at Westminster

      Bombing Syria, cutting tax credits, leaving the EU, renewing Trident. The year since the last general election has seen...

    29. May 6, 2016

      Poll success shows how Scottish Tories came back from the dead

      Revelling in her party’s success in Scotland’s parliamentary election, Ruth Davidson recalled how, just four-and-a-half...

    30. May 6, 2016

      SNP’s failure to secure a majority drives belief it has peaked

      After nine years in government, winning re-election with a landslide 47 per cent of the constituency vote would...

    31. May 6, 2016

      Ruth Davidson reanimates the moribund Scottish Tories

      The Scottish Conservative party is not used to good news. At almost every election since its wipeout in 1997 it has...

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      May 6, 2016

      Sturgeon reacts to results

      Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon (C) reacts after a positive result for her party at the...

    33. May 6, 2016

      SNP wins third term but Tories gain ground in Scotland

      The Scottish National party has won a third term in power but narrowly lost its parliamentary majority, while the...

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      May 6, 2016

      SNP fail to win majority in Scottish parliament

      The Scottish National Party has failed to secure a second majority in elections for Scotland’s parliament, as the...

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      May 6, 2016

      SNP wins but still falls short amid Tory revival

      The Scottish National party has won a third consecutive term in elections for Scotland’s parliament, but it fell short...

    36. May 4, 2016

      Scottish Tories set to beat Labour, Davidson claims

      The Conservatives have their “nose in front” in the race to be Scotland’s largest opposition group, the party’s leader...

    37. May 3, 2016

      SNP discipline stifles doubts about Brussels

      When it comes to the EU referendum, the Scottish National party’s line is a model of clarity. “We will campaign...

    38. May 2, 2016

      Scottish voters set the stage for post-poll drama

      With the nationalists almost certain to romp home in this week’s elections for Scotland’s parliament, journalists have...

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