Scotland's national poet was seen as having the potential to stir up revolutionary sentiment in the 19th century.
With a second Scottish referendum 'all but inevitable', here's a strange pill for the nationalists to swallow.
As a second independence referendum beckons, a counterweight to the unionist-leaning press is hugely important to the Yes side.
Scottish first minister tries to keep party faithful happy while starting long courtship of the no voters.
The independence bill is a short-term win but no game-changer.
How to shift those stubborn opinion polls?
To achieve independence, history says you should play a long game.
Scotland's numbers look far worse than the UK's.
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
The Jacobites are regularly cast as 'primitive' Scots – yet it is a false narrative suited for political ends.
Madrid may hold the key to Scotland's future – for several reasons.
Brexit uncertainty, English xenophobia and a recession brewing - no wonder Scottish Labour is thinking about switching sides.
If Holyrood is ultimately answerable to Westminster, Westminster is ultimately answerable to realpolitik.
Once again, Londoners are calling for the city to become independent: could it really happen?
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.
Everyone is trying to claim the Holyrood result furthers their own position. It's all noise.