The SNP’s new leader only just squeaked over the line against his rivals, which is a bad sign for his ambition to take Scotland out of the UK.
Support for independence doesn’t depend on the departing SNP leader, but her successor will need a new plan.
Despite hopes of a second referendum on independence being dashed, many Scottish nationalists look to Slovakia as an example of how a small nation can stand on its own.
The Scottish government wanted to trigger a second independence vote without consulting Westminster but that has been deemed not legally permissable.
Does the law that created the Scottish parliament allow it to call indyref2?
Date from Scotland and Northern Ireland shows Remainers are rethinking their place in the UK.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for indyref2. An expert explains what’s changed since the last time.
A transcript of episode 13 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including new research on neuroplasticity in the brain.
Plus, how researchers have discovered a biological switch that can turn neuroplasticity on and off in the brain. Listen to episode 13 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
There’s everything to play for as Scotland counts down to May 6.
Those who talk down an independent Scotland’s prospects are not factoring in one of its biggest natural resources.
Economics is set to dominate the debate, just like last time around.
Scotland’s renewed push for independence is not only similar to Québec’s — there are also lessons for Scottish politicians in Canadian law on the concept of separation.
The working-class lad from Edinburgh rose to become a screen icon and one of the world’s most instantly recognisable stars.
Kosovo, Taiwan, Palestine, Catalonia and Bougainville are all seeking independence, with varying levels of success.
Independence is a vexed question for the Scottish people, especially with so much yet unknown about how the UK will fare in its divorce from the European Union.
Johnson is back at No 10- but British voters may be in for a rude shock when they realise his is a much tougher and more conservative agenda than many believe.
At first glance it seems like a strange strategy to go big on another independence referendum when half of Scots would vote No.
Charismatic Ruth Davidson broke the mould of the traditional Tory MP to reach parts of the electorate others couldn’t. So how do the Scottish Conservatives fill the vacuum she leaves?
It worked in Ireland – now Nicola Sturgeon is asking selected citizens to examine the big constitutional issues facing the country.