Cameron uses Johnson to rev up voters

Prime minister and London mayor make joint appearance

Leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party John Redmond (1856 - 1918, left) with Irish nationalist politician John Dillon (1851 - 1927), circa 1910. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Rise of SNP echoes Irish nationalism

1910 election gave party the balance of power at Westminster

Clegg says Lib Dems open to new coalition

Party leader unveils manifesto allowing post-election deal

Shield Scotland from oil drop, urges Salmond

Critics dub demand alongside fiscal autonomy as ‘ludicrous’

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Scottish independence: a dream deferred

Defeat has, if anything, energised nationalists, says Mure Dickie

Politics: an outsider’s game

‘The great advantage of posing as an outsider is that it allows candidates to pander to the voters’ contempt for existing politicians’

Alex Salmond at election hustings in Ellon, Scotland, on 30 March 2015.

‘Marmite’ man Salmond hits campaign trail

Despite no longer leading SNP, he may still play key election role

City Insider: Salmond’s hedge fund lunch

Political opposites face off at London Edition Hotel

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Scots take delight in southern discomfort

Invasion from the north tests bonds of UK union

Jonathan McHugh illustration
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The prince plots to steal Cameron’s crown

Those who think the Tories would not move against a sitting prime minister forget Thatcher’s fall

Business fears SNP-Labour ‘nightmare’

‘Nationalist and separatist agenda . . . would be a concern’

Salmond vows to ‘lock out’ Tory minority

Move highlights potential role of SNP as kingmakers

Miliband rejects Labour-SNP budget deals

Labour leader says Scottish nationalists will not co-write budget

Labour moves to quash talk of SNP deal

Nationalists would play no part in writing Labour’s Budget

SNP will shake up Westminster, says Salmond

Labour will find it ‘hard to refuse to co-operate’ with the party

Only future for the UK is a federal one

London and Edinburgh are in a loop in which each round of devolution emboldens the Nationalists

SNP drops corporation tax cut goal

Sturgeon drops signature business-friendly policy

Scotland’s power in a future of instability

It is hard to see how Labour can recover with the election only 13 weeks away, writes Iain Martin

UK minority government can be a success

If no party has a majority, advantage is with those who make broad alliances, writes Nick Pearce

SNP surge forces Labour power rethink

Sturgeon has steered her party to possible power-broker role

Scotsman David Whitney plays the bagpipes on Westminster Bridge in sight of Parliament
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Britain’s Monty Python scenario

UK needs to address status quo to avoid political nightmare, writes Paul Collier

New Scottish poll risk spooks investors

New independence referendum feared

Private funding dries up for wave energy

Hopes of leading world in tapping power of the sea under threat

‘Other parties’ fracture UK politics

Smaller political groups overtake Labour and Tories in polls

Salmond to stand as Westminster MP

Scotland’s former first minister to run for Gordon constituency

Sturgeon balances genders in Scots shuffle

Analysts see little sign of policy shift from first minister

Sturgeon elected Scotland’s first minister

‘Working-class Ayrshire girl’ vows to govern for whole nation

SNP on crest of wave as membership soars

Sturgeon aims to win majority of Scottish seats in May election

Sturgeon urges SNP to win at Westminster

Stewart Hosie elected as Scottish party’s deputy leader

Salmond signals preference for Labour minority rule

Outgoing SNP leader sees key role in post-election bargaining

Salmond mocks Westminster on EU stance

Scotland’s outgoing first minister explains how to handle Brussels

Buoyant Salmond eyes Westminster prize

Scottish first minister relishes SNP chance to hold power balance

Cheaper oil ‘would cost Scotland £8.7bn’

Westminster adds loss to its risks of leaving union

SNP’s new leader promises to build ‘unity’

Sturgeon reaches out to Scots who rejected independence

Sturgeon confirmed as SNP leader

Membership surges following post-referendum morale boost

Labour snubs talks on ‘English votes for English laws’

Gordon Brown back in Commons to lead attack on plans

Salmond opens prospect of new vote

Scottish first minister says UK leaders reneging on promises

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Salmond complains to FCA over RBS threat

Regulator asked to probe announcement of relocation

Anti-poll tax campaigners take to the streets of Aberdeen in 1998
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Salmond vows to write off unpaid poll tax

Community charge rises from grave to haunt Scottish politics

Pressure grows to let 16-year-olds vote

Labour and Scottish National party back move