If Holyrood is ultimately answerable to Westminster, Westminster is ultimately answerable to realpolitik.
Feelings about the EU come down to a sense of identity and the more you age, the more English you feel.
You might think those seeking Scottish independence just got exactly what they wanted. It's not quite that simple.
Boris could be about to discover a taste for Scottish nationalism.
Scotland remains sick man of Europe despite devolution. Here's what is going wrong.
Everyone is trying to claim the Holyrood result furthers their own position. It's all noise.
The new normal for Nicola – minority rule once more.
With the Scottish government's reputation for policing and justice charred from nine years in office, here's what the future looks like.
Why the ruling classes may think twice about landownership in Scotland.
New devolved powers, lots of parties and the indyref2 question ... hold on to your hats, Holyrood.
Spoiler alert: we already know the winner.
More and more countries are shining lights on lobbyists' efforts to shape policy. For all the hope of a new politics after the Scottish indyref, the SNP government is offering a limp biscuit.
New survey information puts paid to 'shy Tories' theory.
If Westminster and Holyrood don't do the right deal over the Scotland Bill, here's why they will be storing up more trouble for the future.
The SNP first minister has achieved popularity beyond most politicians' wildest dreams, but the problems are piling up.
The first debate under principle of English votes for English laws was largely uneventful but foreshadows problems to come.
The Scottish Nationals' emphasis on independence is an attempt to distract voters from the party's woeful performance in office.
The union can survive its current period of volatility, but moves like English votes for English laws and ruling out a UK coalition with the SNP could yet bring it down.
Twelve months on from the vote on Scottish independence, there are no signs of constitutional healing - nor elsewhere in the UK.
The Scottish first minister's speech may have been strong on vision, but there were no signs of innovative thinking on how new Scottish services would be funded at a time of BBC cutbacks.