Police Scotland have launched an investigation into the finances of the ruling Scottish National Party following allegations that it spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on a future independence referendum for other purposes. The allegations highlight tensions within the Scottish independence movement over what some supporters see as the failureRead More →

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the UK’s devolved nations to crisis talks over the union after the pro-independence Scottish National Party won its fourth successive parliamentary election. Key points: Mr Johnson congratulated Nicola Sturgeon on his party’s victory in the Scottish election He invited leaders fromRead More →

title=”YouTube Video Player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; write to clipboard; encrypted media; gyroscope; picture in picture” allowfullscreen> The election on Thursday May 6 will be the biggest in Scottish history. Scotland’s future is in your hands – but we can only build a stronger recovery and secure an independence referendum ifRead More →

Former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has become the first Scottish National Party politician to defect to Alex Salmond’s new Alba party. The SNP called for a Westminster by-election in response and said his departure was ‘somewhat of a relief’ after Salmond launched his latest political project on Friday asRead More →

Ruth Davidson shuts down Nicola Sturgeon during fiery FMQs Last night Ms Sturgeon dashed Scotland’s Christmas hopes after urging Scots not to spend the night in other homes during the holiday season and only get together for one day, unlike the five days opening of England. It came as Scotland’sRead More →