Scotland

Scotland: Sturgeon calls on PM to allow 'indyref2'

Scotland's pro-independence first minister seeks second referendum in bid to remain in EU as Johnson pursues Brexit.

Week after Johnson's win, Sturgeon calls on PM to allow indyref2

UK Election 2019

Sturgeon and Johnson set for Scottish clash

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

UK Election 2019

UK's 'historic' general election: Five things to know

British PM Johnson's sweeping win sets UK on course to depart the EU by the end of January.

UK's 'historic' general election: Five things to know

United Kingdom

Smaller parties come out fighting in UK election

It is not just about Labour and the Conservatives.

The UK's smaller parties step up to election fight

Europe

UK election: Tories fight for survival in Scotland

Scotland is turning into a key battleground in the UK election.

Scotland

Labour and SNP offer competing visions of opposition

Scottish nationalists have to win big against Labour in Scotland, while hoping Labour succeed south of the border.

SNP and Labour: Showdown in Glasgow East

United Kingdom

Salmond in court, Scottish activists brace for fallout

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

AJ Impact

After Grenfell fire, UK building insurance costs are surging

Higher insurance costs could affect government targets to increase housebuilding, sources told Reuters.

After Grenfell fire, UK building insurance costs are surging

Europe

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition

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

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

Europe

IndyRef2 demand 'irresistible' if SNP win in Scotland: Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon will push for a second Scottish independence referendum if her nationalist party win big in December.

IndyRef2 demand 'irresistible' if SNP win in Scotland: Sturgeon

Europe

Nicola Sturgeon kicks off new Scottish independence campaign

Independence activists are demanding a new referendum in 2020, though obstacles to it remain outside of their control.

Nicola Sturgeon kicks off new Scottish independence campaign

Europe

UK election raises issue of Scottish independence

SNP's Nicola Sturgeon will take a strong showing for her party as an endorsement of another independence referendum.

Scottish independence in spotlight as UK election kicks off

Opinion

Why Sturgeon and Corbyn need one another

Both leaders stand at the head of movements aiming to transform the UK, but they can only succeed if they work together.

Ben Wray

by Ben Wray

Ben Wray

Rugby Union

61-0: Scotland trashes Russia to set up Japan showdown

Scotland breezes past an exhausted-looking Russia at the Rugby World Cup to set up a showdown with host Japan.

Scotland trashes Russia 61-0 to set up showdown with host Japan