Difficulties need flagging up.
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The SNP's big Scottish victory might appear to put full fiscal autonomy right back on the agenda. But here's why it doesn't.
The fearsome 56?
Scotland's pre-eminent historian analyses the road ahead for Scotland and the United Kingdom.
Backed by Blair?
Labour needs to focus on leadership, policies and image, if it's to bounce back.
You take the high road and I’ll take the low road.
There were two winners on Thursday night and they may well find themselves on a collision course in the new parliament.
A new era.
The Conservative Party looks set to do even better than the surprising exit polls predicted, but the real glory in this election lies with the small parties. The SNP have virtually wiped the main parties…
Result defies all predictions, putting Conservatives significantly ahead of Labour.
David Cameron enjoying the moment.
There were shock results all round, with some big names falling.
Cheers from the SNP as Labour’s Jim Murphy loses his seat.
After the astonishing events of the 2015 election, offering to implement the Smith proposals in Scotland will not suffice. The Tories will have to think bigger.
Under Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish National Party has swept Scotland at Labour’s expense.
The Murdoch press strategy of supporting the Conservatives in England and the SNP in Scotland reflected a common interest in denying Labour government in the UK election.
All smiles for the Conservatives.
Experts provide a rolling response, live as the results come in for the 2015 general election.
On May 8, a new battle begins.
One of the consequences of the SNP's rise is that the new UK government will have very few seats in Scotland. This looks set to become a hot potato after the election.
Just try to get one past me.
One consequence of the 2010 leader debates was that they almost entirely erased women from the political discussion. It has therefore been refreshing, and widely commented upon, that three of the party…
Parliamentary arithmetic can be fun when you know how!
In 2010, there were more than 1,000 potential coalition options. Here's how to make friends in 2015.
Ready to Roxburgh!
The Tories are on course to lose their only Scottish seat, and they need to pick another up. They've found a target – and ended up in a three-way battle.
Labour leader ruled out any SNP deals on Question Time.
A Tory election win is the best scenario for the SNP. If Labour squeak home, it will need to find a better way forward
The mother of all crossroads.
The only way to seize the initiative back from the SNP is to build on the Smith Commission through a new Scottish Constitutional Convention
Oh no. Are they coming this way?
A coalition would solve Labour's short-term number problem and could damage Sturgeon's plans in the long term.
He’s back - again.
As the Scottish Nationalists gear up for a big win on May 7, the contribution of one man is in danger of being overlooked
SNP wants in for Scotland.
SNP are pro-EU, but lack vision for the future.
Nicola Sturgeon seems pleased with SNP policies - but do they hold up under scrutiny?
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Our experts pick apart the SNP's top policies.