In her timing of the election, Theresa May is taking a leaf out of Margaret Thatcher's book.
Labour's best hope of turning the SNP tide is to focus on the Conservatives.
The SNP's stance and the Tories' missteps mean Miliband is in the strongest position to become prime minister.
A mere change at the top of the Scottish Labour party, or a fall in oil prices, won't change hearts or minds.
Alex Salmond, former First Minister of Scotland, tells the New Statesman that the SNP will not let David Cameron return to power.
An adoring crowd hung on the former First Minister’s words at a book signing last night.
The Conservatives are releasing a poster warning against SNP influence over Labour.
Tories are pushing the Prime Minister to consider how he could work with Salmond's party in a hung parliament.
Rejecting any arrangement with the SNP would make it far harder for the Labour leader to become prime minister in a hung parliament.
A more social democratic Britain can be achieved, and Scottish Labour's recovery set in train, if a deal is done between Labour and the SNP.
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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