The SNP’s former chief executive, Peter Murrell.
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The SNP faced unprecedented scenes yesterday when the husband of the recently resigned first minister was arrested at their home.
The UK is now the only democracy where the children of formerly colonised people are running the country that colonised their parents’ and grandparents’ nations.
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.
Nicola Sturgeon has quit and now her husband Peter Murrell has resigned as chief-executive following news the SNP has lost more than 30,000 members since December 2021.
The first minister’s ‘ordinary and relatable’ image has been key to her years in power.
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Their departures are a stark contrast to some recent male leaders who held on until they were forced out.
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?
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Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for indyref2. An expert explains what’s changed since the last time.
Scottish Green co-leaders Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater are the UK’s first green party ministers.
A green party is in government in the UK for the first time.
Kezia Dugdale was Scottish Labour leader from 2015-17.
Ahead of the Scottish election on May 6, the former Scottish Labour leader explains what’s at stake – and what could happen next.
Nicola Sturgeon wants to use a mandate at the May 6 elections to argue for a second independence referendum.
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.
The ruling party took three of six seats in the European Parliament.
Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May.
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Scotland’s decision to reject the Brexit Bill may herald a national constitutional crisis.
Can internet voting bring young people to the polls? Here’s the evidence so far.
Even though they won the election in Scotland, the result will be portrayed as a loss for the SNP. So where does it leave Nicola Sturgeon on a second independence referendum?
The number of female candidates has risen substantially in this year’s regional elections.
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More candidates mean a change in politics, but it’s not as easy as creating policies such as all women shortlists.
Pressing the flesh.
Spoiler alert: we already know the winner.
If you thought you had the political wiles of Caledonia covered, this’ll be well worth a look
Haggis and Irn Bru have long since been usurped by politics as the greatest Scottish peculiarity. Here’s a bunch of nuggets on that subject that are all too often overlooked.
‘We both knew that wouldn’t fly, Dave.’
It’s obvious why the Smith Commission would never work.
Wrong side of history?
Historically the fiercest rivalry in Scottish football is between its two biggest clubs, Rangers and Celtic. It has been off the agenda during Rangers’ period in the lower-league wilderness, but it is…