The Scots thought their education system was world-beating, until the OECD started publishing rankings.
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.
Party leader Angus Robertson thinks his party should trump Labour, since Jeremy Corbyn no longer commands the confidence of his MPs.
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.
Feelings about the EU come down to a sense of identity and the more you age, the more English you feel.
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.
Scotland remains sick man of Europe despite devolution. Here's what is going wrong.
Everyone is trying to claim the Holyrood result furthers their own position. It's all noise.
The new normal for Nicola – minority rule once more.
With the Scottish government's reputation for policing and justice charred from nine years in office, here's what the future looks like.
Why the ruling classes may think twice about landownership in Scotland.
New devolved powers, lots of parties and the indyref2 question ... hold on to your hats, Holyrood.
Spoiler alert: we already know the winner.
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.
New survey information puts paid to 'shy Tories' theory.
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.