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Scotland's new SNP leader takes the reins
Since she was 16-years-old, Scottish Nationalist Party's Sturgeon has strove for independence from the UK.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2014 11:43 GMT
Who is Scotland's Alex Salmond?
Influential independence figure has been key in promoting Scottish nationalism, but will his efforts succeed?
Last updated: 15 Sep 2014 13:39 GMT
Scotland's 'Borderers' steadfast for 'No'
Border region has long been stony ground for Scottish nationalists, with some 70 percent opposed to independence.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 11:12 GMT
Common Weal: The people's plan for an independent Scotland
The independence referendum has unleashed new political forces that will shape Scottish politics in the near future.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 08:38 GMT
Scottish independence: The Yes campaign
Opinion polls put support for independence - excluding "undecideds" - at 40 percent, yet nationalists are upbeat.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2014 07:54 GMT
Roadmap for Scottish independence unveiled
A blueprint released by the SNP outlines the economic and political functions of a sovereign Scotland.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 16:51 GMT
Scots to hear how nation could go it alone
Pro-independence SNP leader to launch manifesto on how Scotland could leave UK, ahead of poll on ending 300-year union.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 22:52 GMT
Glasgow students reject Scottish independence
Campus referendum seen as a possible harbinger to next year's vote on Scottish independence from the UK.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2013 12:41 GMT
Scottish independence: Who'll pay the price?
Scotland has five of the top 200 universities in the world and 25% of Europe's offshore wind and tidal energy potential.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2012 17:40 GMT
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