Alex Salmond

Will unionists or nationalists succeed in beating the Scottish system?

Will Salmond’s Alba Party split or maximise the pro-independence vote in May?

The Unionists’ hope of ousting Sturgeon has failed. Now what?

Nicola Sturgeon offers a PR masterclass in how to bury bad news

David Davis’s “whistleblower” has dropped a bomb. How long can Sturgeon run for cover?

Nicola Sturgeon’s defence is impregnable because it concedes so little usable information

The Alex Salmond inquiry has been hobbled by legal intervention – so why can the media publish what politicians cannot discuss?

Nicola Sturgeon can sacrifice others in order to protect herself

From trans rights to its independence strategy, a bitter war divides one of the most popular parties in Europe

Can Unionists better game Scotland’s two vote electoral system than the Nats?