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Conservatives wargaming to stop Scottish independence
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Conservatives wargaming to stop Scottish independence

Leaked memo lays out strategies to resist pressure from Scottish National Party
20 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Scotland ‘is out of Johnson’s control’
Nicola Sturgeon Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Scotland ‘is out of Johnson’s control’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 3 August
3 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘powerless, rudderless and adrift’ England
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: ‘powerless, rudderless and adrift’ England

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 6 July
6 Jul 2020
Alex Salmond cleared of all sexual assault charges
Alex Salmond
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Alex Salmond cleared of all sexual assault charges

Former first minister of Scotland not guilty of 12 charges, with one charge ‘not proven’
23 Mar 2020
What is in the Russia report being suppressed by No. 10?
Ian Blackford SNP
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What is in the Russia report being suppressed by No. 10?

SNP heaps pressure on Boris Johnson to publish Kremlin election meddling review
20 Jan 2020
What next for Scottish independence?
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What next for Scottish independence?

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says indyref2 is ‘democratic right’
16 Dec 2019
General election 2019: MPs at risk of losing their seats
Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab
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General election 2019: MPs at risk of losing their seats

Some big-name politicians have good reason to feel nervous as the UK heads to polls
12 Dec 2019

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GE 2019 manifestos: what the main parties stand for
Voters could soon be asked to bring photo ID to polling stations under planned reforms
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GE 2019 manifestos: what the main parties stand for

With just two days left before Britain votes, what are the party pledges?
10 Dec 2019
Election latest: young voter surge gives hope to Labour
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Election latest: young voter surge gives hope to Labour

The Week’s daily round-up of how the election campaign is unfolding
27 Nov 2019
Sturgeon says Johnson ‘dangerous and unfit for office’
Nicola Sturgeon
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Sturgeon says Johnson ‘dangerous and unfit for office’

SNP leader vows to protect Scotland from the Conservatives
27 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: SNP may ‘usher in era of Tory government’
Delegates clap during the Scottish National Party (SNP) annual conference in Glasgow last year
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Instant Opinion: SNP may ‘usher in era of Tory government’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 29 October
29 Oct 2019
Lib Dems hand Boris Johnson election plan B
Jo Swinson
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Lib Dems hand Boris Johnson election plan B

Downing Street signals it may back Swinson’s plan for December poll
28 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘Collapse of home ownership affects us all’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Collapse of home ownership affects us all’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 8 August
8 Aug 2019
Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape and sexual assault
Alex Salmond
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Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape and sexual assault

The 64-year-old appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to face a total of 14 charges
24 Jan 2019
Brexit deal: where do the parties stand on plan B?
Jeremy Corbyn outside the European Commission
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Brexit deal: where do the parties stand on plan B?

PM has opened talks with opposition parties but Labour is refusing to play ball
17 Jan 2019
SNP backs second EU referendum
Nicola Sturgeon at SNP Conference in Glasgow
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SNP backs second EU referendum

Nicola Sturgeon swings behind People’s Vote, but could tie support to new independence referendum
8 Oct 2018
What Alex Salmond’s downfall means for Scottish nationalism
Alex Salmond
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What Alex Salmond’s downfall means for Scottish nationalism

Resignation of former first minister could harm the SNP and even scupper a second independence referendum
31 Aug 2018
Alex Salmond resigns from SNP amid misconduct claims
Alex Salmond
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Alex Salmond resigns from SNP amid misconduct claims

Nicola Sturgeon feels a ‘huge sadness’ following former leader’s resignation
30 Aug 2018
Surge in SNP membership after mass MP walkout
Delegates clap during the Scottish National Party (SNP) annual conference in Glasgow last year
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Surge in SNP membership after mass MP walkout

Commons protest branded ‘pre-prepared’ stunt by opponents
15 Jun 2018
Corbyn denies secretly supporting Scottish independence
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party is ‘well placed to fight’
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Corbyn denies secretly supporting Scottish independence

SNP MP Mhairi Black claims Labour leader has ‘sold his soul’ over the Union issue
8 May 2018
SNP calls for new Brexit and Scottish independence votes
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SNP calls for new Brexit and Scottish independence votes

Nicola Sturgeon says EU exit ‘chaos’ strengthens case for fresh referendums
9 Oct 2017
Scottish devolution at 20: hooray for Holyrood?
Scotland’s Saltire flag draped over a statue of Scottish novelist and playwright Sir Walter Scott in Edinburgh
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Scottish devolution at 20: hooray for Holyrood?

Scotland voted for devolution back in 1997 - but its political future now looks uncertain
11 Sep 2017
Universal basic income could come to Scotland, says Sturgeon
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits an aerospace factory in Prestwick
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Universal basic income could come to Scotland, says Sturgeon

The Scottish First Minister announces a trial of the radical welfare scheme, which grants every citizen a stipend
8 Sep 2017
What led to the SNP electoral earthquake?
Alec Salmond
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What led to the SNP electoral earthquake?

No longer a one-party state, Scotland delivered a major surprise on election night
9 Jun 2017
General election results: Six big surprises no one expected
May
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General election results: Six big surprises no one expected

Yesterday's polling resulted in a night full of shocks - some tragic, some comic
9 Jun 2017
Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?
Nicola Sturgeon
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Is IndyRef2 'dead' after election losses?

SNP plans for second referendum 'in jeopardy' after party loses 20 seats, with Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson out
9 Jun 2017
Support for Scottish independence at all-time high
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 17:A young women joins Yes activists as they gather in George Square on September 17, 2014 in Glasgow,Scotland.The referendum debate has entered its final day of
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Support for Scottish independence at all-time high

More Scots want to break away from UK than ever before, says annual survey
15 Mar 2017
Irn-Bru sales soar in parliament after SNP election success
Irn Bru
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Irn-Bru sales soar in parliament after SNP election success

Westminster sees 60 per cent rise in demand, selling 8,708 cans or bottles of the fizzy drink in 2015
21 Nov 2016
Hunting vote postponed as SNP threaten to thwart Tory plans
Fox-hunting
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Hunting vote postponed as SNP threaten to thwart Tory plans

56 Nationalist MPs had said they would vote against 'watering down' of hunting ban, despite Nicola Sturgeon's pledge
14 Jul 2015
Was the 2015 election the most unfair ever?
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Was the 2015 election the most unfair ever?

Campaigners argue that the recent election 'disenfranchised millions', underlining the need for a better system
1 Jun 2015
Danny Alexander 'likely to lose' to SNP
Danny Alexander
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Danny Alexander 'likely to lose' to SNP

Surge of Scottish Nationalist support may unseat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander
8 May 2015
SNP manifesto 2015: Nicola Sturgeon's policies
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SNP manifesto 2015: Nicola Sturgeon's policies

Scottish nationalists want to scrap Trident, reduce university tuition fees and block welfare cuts
6 May 2015
Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote
Ed Miliband
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Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote

Polls suggest the election is too close to call as leaders of the main parties rush around the country
6 May 2015
THE SUN: Will its split partly line change minds?
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THE SUN: Will its split partly line change minds?

The Sun has got two hats on, but expert says no newspaper can claim it 'won it' for any government
30 Apr 2015
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