Nicola Sturgeon’s surprise resignation press conference.
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What does the future hold for Scottish independence and the SNP after Nicola Sturgeon?
The fallout over the Scottish government’s gender recognition legislation has not happened in isolation.
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Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for indyref2. An expert explains what’s changed since the last time.
No place like home.
Housing laws in England can still leave tenants without proper protection, but the latest reforms offer hope for the future.
There could be longer-term constitutional effects now Westminster has ignored Scotland’s rejection of the Brexit Bill.
Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May.
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Scotland’s decision to reject the Brexit Bill may herald a national constitutional crisis.
Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has called the Brexit legislation a ‘naked power grab’.
We asked two constitutional law experts to explain what would happen if Edinburgh and Cardiff refuse to give legislative consent to a bill.
The stage is set for a constitutional confrontation.
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The court has a big constitutional decision to make in the appeal over who can trigger Article 50. But it may not be properly equipped to make it for the whole of the UK.
Malcolm Turnbull outlines his vision of ‘City Deals’ that enable ‘smart cities’ to drive growth in the new economy.
The Turnbull government sees the ‘City Deal’ as a way for ‘smart cities’ to drive innovation and growth. But what is the value proposition behind this UK concept and how might it work in Australia?
‘We both knew that wouldn’t fly, Dave.’
It’s obvious why the Smith Commission would never work.
There may be trouble ahead…
The two epochal fights that will define Cameron’s second term are coming into view – and he’s starting to feel the pinch of a tiny majority.
The continuation of Barnett is sure to meet opposition from other parties.
From autonomy to responsibility: the SNP’s manifesto goes beyond the Scottish border.
The SNP’s manifesto makes few pledges on health care - is it none of Westminster’s business?
The devolved health care in Scotland raises questions on the fairness of the funding for health in the UK.
Finding mates using electric signals.
Most animals use touch, smell, hearing, taste and sight to identify and attract a mate (that goes for humans too). But some species have additional and unusual weapons in their sexual armoury – the ability…
Is former Better Together leader right about consequences of income tax devolution?
Alistair Darling, writing in the Financial Times, warned this week that the full devolution of income tax to Scotland would increase UK borrowing costs and expose Scotland to the destabilising ups and…
Pressure is on Westminster to devolve power swiftly.
Lord Smith of Kelvin’s task of steering the commission for more Scottish devolution is set to a timescale that makes his job chairing the organising committee of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games look like…