As the Brexit clock ticks down and the Alex Salmond crisis grows, the stakes have never been higher for his SNP successor.
With Brexit mired in doubt, it could be said the stars are aligning for Scottish independence. But now it looks like the SNP could self-combust after the government's humiliating court defeat.
Forecasts of designer babies followed the announcement of the gene-edited twins, just as they have for any reproductive technology since 1978. This signals the public must learn more about genetics.
Brexit has shown the constitutional arrangements around devolution for what they are.
Three stage-managed cheers for Keith Brown – the left is getting restless over independence.
The SNP says every Scottish voter will be financially better off if they vote to leave the UK. But is that what they need to hear to vote yes in another referendum?
Scotland's former first minister has sparked outrage in the UK with his latest move.
Barcelona has become the test case for separatists Europe over.
Scotland voted for its own parliament in September 1997, but has yet to make its mind up about the biggest issue of all.
Scotland's former first minister on Brexit, Scotland and the need for a new generation of visionaries.
Even though they won the election in Scotland, the result will be portrayed as a loss for the SNP. So where does it leave Nicola Sturgeon on a second independence referendum?
Rolling coverage of the general election results from expert academics.
Theresa May isn't the only national leader having a queasy election.
She faced criticism for not taking part in the BBC head-to-head, but the PM would have struggled had she done another late U-turn.
The Scottish nationalists' election pitch is about damage limitation, not a radical sell.
The Conservative threat in Scotland is more than just hype.
Those who voted No in the indyref were never as anti-blue as is often believed.
The war of words is underway: who will come out on top is far from clear.
After Brexit, we can expect a tax-breaks bonanza for the UK film industry. This has big implications for Scotland and the EU.
The Scottish and UK leaders exchanged fire this week – so, who's winning?