Barcelona has become the test case for separatists Europe over.
Why this is arguably the most important Labour leadership election in Scotland since 1999.
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?
The Scottish nationalists' election pitch is about damage limitation, not a radical sell.
Everyone is trying to claim the Holyrood result furthers their own position. It's all noise.
Spoiler alert: we already know the winner.