Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish National Party has rebounded from the referendum defeat to emerge as the likely third-biggest party and kingmaker in the UK parliament.
Last year's independence referendum failed narrowly, but the Scottish electorate has emerged as a force that may well decide who forms the next British government.
Just try to get one past me.
One consequence of the 2010 leader debates was that they almost entirely erased women from the political discussion. It has therefore been refreshing, and widely commented upon, that three of the party…
Parliamentary arithmetic can be fun when you know how!
In 2010, there were more than 1,000 potential coalition options. Here's how to make friends in 2015.
Labour leader ruled out any SNP deals on Question Time.
A Tory election win is the best scenario for the SNP. If Labour squeak home, it will need to find a better way forward
Oh no. Are they coming this way?
A coalition would solve Labour's short-term number problem and could damage Sturgeon's plans in the long term.
He’s back - again.
As the Scottish Nationalists gear up for a big win on May 7, the contribution of one man is in danger of being overlooked
Britain’s true colours.
Politicians should cut the language deficit for the sake of voters.
‘Best job in the world’
Labour's Scottish position could not be any more grim. Here are some suggestions for the long road back to contention.
Jim Murphy in a spin.
Labour leader Jim Murphy is raising concerns that a big victory for Nicola Sturgeon will mean another referendum. Here's why they're wide of the mark.
Tax trouble in store?
Even with something far short of independence, international tax rules could cause major problems between Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Odd man out.
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In a recent interview with Scottish Television’s Debi Edwards, the leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon spoke about the sexism she routinely encounters. Referring to the fact that her appearance is regularly…
‘Stone, scissors, paper.’
Ruling out a Labour arrangement with the Scottish nationalists will matter little after the election.
Too much of a squeeze?
The SNP's Nicola Sturgeon says austerity has held the economy back. Is she right?
Nicola Sturgeon unveiling the SNP manifesto on April 20.
Not much of the SNP manifesto would make Labour choke, and some rougher areas just got smoother.
Sturgeon unveils her plan.
Forget eight years of government, the SNP is anti-establishment.
So you see Nicola, the plan is to drag your name through the mud.
Nicola Sturgeon faces daily attacks for undermining England. But The Conservatives are hitting new lows with their latest proposal.
Nicola Sturgeon unveils the SNP election manifesto.
People forget that the SNP backed a minority Labour government in 1976-79 and was undermined by a rogue MP contingent. Nicola Sturgeon may soon have to face the same problem.
It’s four-wheel-drive or no deal, guys.
Miliband is resisting, but he may need the SNP. Here's what could be on Nicola Sturgeon's wish list.
The faces of a new government?
A coalition negotiation has unfolded live on TV, and the incumbents quickly became irrelevant.
The PM chose Glasgow to unveil the Scottish Tory manifesto.
The SNP are the only major party that is yet to show its manifesto hand. Here's why it's probably not worth changing your plans to read it.