All together now.
Nicola Sturgeon's 'named person' plan for supporting children is a good idea with a major flaw.
That’s no Sturgeon .
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
‘Nice knowing you.’
If Holyrood is ultimately answerable to Westminster, Westminster is ultimately answerable to realpolitik.
Sturgeon celebrates with the SNP intake after the election.
Everyone is trying to claim the Holyrood result furthers their own position. It's all noise.
First minister at her count in Glasgow.
The new normal for Nicola – minority rule once more.
The number of female candidates has risen substantially in this year’s regional elections.
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More candidates mean a change in politics, but it's not as easy as creating policies such as all women shortlists.
With former chief constable Stephen House.
With the Scottish government's reputation for policing and justice charred from nine years in office, here's what the future looks like.
‘Ain’t seen nuthin yet.’
New devolved powers, lots of parties and the indyref2 question ... hold on to your hats, Holyrood.
The hard sell to come.
England and Scotland see Europe differently and the EU question could hasten the end of the Union.
Lobbyists still welcome.
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.
Holyrood’s main debating chamber.
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 first minister of Scotland addressing the Edinburgh TV festival .
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.
Man the ramparts! Could Inveraray Castle be heading into commoner hands?
The landed gentry don't like the reforms that are in the offing. But that doesn't mean there's anything radical about them.
If you thought you had the political wiles of Caledonia covered, this’ll be well worth a look
Haggis and Irn Bru have long since been usurped by politics as the greatest Scottish peculiarity. Here's a bunch of nuggets on that subject that are all too often overlooked.
Oil workers are among those whose tax bills could get complicated.
Devolving income tax north might seem like an issue for Scots only. Far from it, as it turns out.
Where next for supporters of end-of-life choice?
The defeat of the Scottish Assisted Dying Bill may be a blow for supporters, but it is not terminal.
Most in the UK don’t have any other choice.
Holyrood is far better at female representation than Westminster. Here are some reasons for the difference.
The truth about Scots is sometimes surprising.
Some of Scotland's top political scientists have been thinking about the implications of the constitutional change taking place. Here are some of their observations.
There’s no wall of welfare cash heading north of the border.
The “vow” that the main UK party leaders made to boost the powers of the Scottish parliament in the days before the independence referendum started a sequence of events that will see welfare benefits vary…
By giving powers away to Scotland, the UK could yet gain.
The new powers that look set to be devolved to Scotland include major changes for disability policy. Until now, Holyrood’s involvement in this area has been restricted to the NHS and social care – and…