Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi is a freelance journalist, who has worked across Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Democracy

Are independence referendums worth tearing a country apart?

Should major constitutional shifts require voter super-majorities to avoid bitter divisions in society?

Are independence referendums worth tearing a country apart?

Brexit

What will the UK look like a decade after Brexit?

Growing the British economy may be possible by 2030, but questions remain over racism, poverty and the country's unity.

What will the UK look like a decade after Brexit?

Europe

A second Scottish independence referendum? Johnson says no

The UK prime minister has officially rejected a formal referendum request from the Scottish government.

A second Scottish independence referendum? Johnson says no

Scotland

'We're pro-Scotland': Independence supporters march in Glasgow

Demonstrators brave the weather in Glasgow, calling for a second referendum on Scotland's independence.

'We're pro-Scotland': Independence supporters march in Glasgow

Brexit

UK Parliament approves Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

UK prime minister succeeded where his predecessor repeatedly failed; getting Brexit legislation through Commons.

UK Parliament approves Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

UK Election 2019

SNP victory puts Scottish independence back in the spotlight

A centre-left 'progressive nationalism' has resonated with Scottish voters and sets up a Sturgeon-Johnson showdown.

SNP victory puts Scottish independence back in the spotlight

United Kingdom

The UK's smaller parties step up to election fight

It is not just about Labour and the Conservatives.

The UK's smaller parties step up to election fight

United Kingdom

Scottish independence activists wary of bad Salmond publicity

Scotland's former first minister has been charged with a series of sexual offences, including attempted rape.

Scottish independence activists wary of bad Salmond publicity

United Kingdom

Johnson and Corbyn duel in first televised debate of UK election

Prime Minister Johnson tries to keep focus on Brexit as opposition leader Corbyn stresses National Health Service.

Johnson and Corbyn duel in first televised debate of UK election

Europe

UK: LibDems, SNP fail in TV election debate court bid

The third- and fourth-largest political parties in the UK's Parliament will be excluded from Tuesday's TV debate.

UK: LibDems, SNP fail in TV election debate court bid

Europe

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition from Scotland

Clara Ponsati is preparing to hand herself in to Scottish police, to fight a legal battle against extradition to Spain.

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition from Scotland

United Kingdom

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Road names dedicated to slave-trade profiteers could be changed as the Scottish city studies its past.

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight