The PM chose Glasgow to unveil the Scottish Tory manifesto.
The SNP are the only major party that is yet to show its manifesto hand. Here's why it's probably not worth changing your plans to read it.
Has the SNP leader just been skewered or slandered?
The SNP leader stands accused of lying to the electorate about which party she wants to lead the next government. Here's the problem with the argument.
Most in the UK don’t have any other choice.
Holyrood is far better at female representation than Westminster. Here are some reasons for the difference.
The truth about Scots is sometimes surprising.
Some of Scotland's top political scientists have been thinking about the implications of the constitutional change taking place. Here are some of their observations.
Meet Dave, the former lobbyist who promised to sort out political lobbying.
Five years ago the prime minister was elected on promises that he would clean up lobbying. The result is a big disappointment.
Paying for higher education: not as hot a potato as you might have thought.
The SNP do it differently and it killed the Lib Dems - supposedly. But when it comes to paying for higher education, the public has fewer qualms.
Labour can almost count its young Scottish voters on one hand.
New figures show that Labour is considerably further behind the SNP with an age-group that is planning to turn out in force on May 7.
Salmond signing books in Glasgow last week.
A memoir by Scotland's most famous politician may surprise one or two of his detractors.
There may not be much to smile about after May 7.
Ed Miliband may be tempted to emulate Scotland's minority government of 2007 to 2011. Here's why it would be a big mistake.
Viking funerals remain shrouded in mystery.
Why an intrepid trio went to the Isle of Eigg armed with Viking shields and poetry to recreate a funeral ceremony from 1000 years ago.
The Trident-class nuclear submarine Vanguard. The Scottish National Party want the weapons system to be scrapped.
Nicola Sturgeon has set out her Scottish National Party's opposition to renewing Britain's nuclear deterrent. Will it cost that much?
Nicola Sturgeon at the London School of Economics on March 16
The Westminster parties should take Nicola Sturgeon's comments about UK-wide social justice and the value of minority government at their word.
‘Just as well we’re off. If the polls are right, we could all be for the shredder.’
So much change is coming to Westminster's Scottish component. Alas so much us also staying the same.
The polls look stunning, but Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP know they’ve a long way to go yet.
Lord Ashcroft's latest poll puts the SNP on course for a victory that will echo what happened in the 2011 Scottish election. Here's why it's too early for Nicola Sturgeon to get complacent.
The ancient universities fear for their autonomy.
Scotland's four ancient universities have come out against government proposals to reform the sector. Here the university principal behind the proposals defends his thinking.
UNESCO status: a mill stone round Edinburgh’s neck?
Edinburgh, recently voted fourth-most-beautiful city in the world, is one of many having problems with the coveted UNESCO status. It's time for change.
Scotland’s independence battle gets compared to Ireland.
While the UK braces itself for a political earthquake in Scotland in May that could well determine whether Labour or the Conservatives form the next government, a curious paradox surrounds the man at the…
There’s no wall of welfare cash heading north of the border.
The “vow” that the main UK party leaders made to boost the powers of the Scottish parliament in the days before the independence referendum started a sequence of events that will see welfare benefits vary…
‘Fix it Jim, and all the Irn Bru in the world is yours.’
With Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in London making a speech about the failures of austerity, her appearances are coming to embody her party’s momentum in the polls. Besides a TNS poll the other…
Until May 8, tis all just posturing.
In the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum, the UK government refused to admit to any contingency plans for relocating Trident, the four Vanguard-class submarines mounted with nuclear warheads…