The SNP has changed the way Scottish people think about politics, something no party has achieved for decades.
Labour's Scottish position could not be any more grim. Here are some suggestions for the long road back to contention.
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.
Surprise! Almost everyone supports gay marriage (even UKIP voters).
Even with something far short of independence, international tax rules could cause major problems between Scotland and the rest of the UK.
The main parties are still a long way from getting full marks when it comes to tackling women's financial disadvantages.
Ruling out a Labour arrangement with the Scottish nationalists will matter little after the election.
Both Labour and the Conservatives could do deals with smaller parties to survive in a minority government. Here's how it works.
Are relations between Scotland and England really as fractious as the Conservatives want us to believe?
Our immigration expert evaluates the manifestos of 16 political parties, to see how their policies on immigration stack up.
The SNP, Plaid Cymru and UKIP are the new faces in the UK election in 2015 but they reflect a wider change.
The SNP's Nicola Sturgeon says austerity has held the economy back. Is she right?
Not much of the SNP manifesto would make Labour choke, and some rougher areas just got smoother.
The devolved health care in Scotland raises questions on the fairness of the funding for health in the UK.
While the SNP's manifesto is rather thin on immigration pledges, it does make a proposal to attract more international students – a group Scotland needs badly.
Forget eight years of government, the SNP is anti-establishment.
Nicola Sturgeon faces daily attacks for undermining England. But The Conservatives are hitting new lows with their latest proposal.
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.
Welfare policy was a political hot potato in the referendum campaign, and it's a big weapon for the SNP in 2015 too.
Miliband is resisting, but he may need the SNP. Here's what could be on Nicola Sturgeon's wish list.