The First Minister unveiled "Scotland's biggest ever listening exercise".
Northern Irish First Minister Peter Robinson has called for David Cameron to suspend the devolved assembly after allegations that the IRA is armed and functioning once more.
Power-sharing and devolved rule are under threat. What's going on? Ciara Dunne explains.
A row over flying the Union flag at council buildings all year appears destined for the courts.
News that the Scottish government could withhold money from QEII has been exaggerated, but there is a political point to the SNP defining itself against the monarchy.
The party is acutely aware that it needs to keep hold of its 90,000 new members.
First Ministerial Funnies.
Progressive politics, huh.
On 7 May, the SNP will have the opportunity to inflict lasting damage on Scottish Labour.
The nationalists are barely more left-wing to begin with.
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