By Alex Salmond - 05 March 10:33
"We would exert a powerful and positive influence through example – the beacon of progressive opinion."
By George Eaton - 05 March 08:19
The First Minister says Scotland would not put itself "at a tax disadvantage with the rest of the UK" at New Statesman event.
By George Eaton - 04 March 08:57
The Scottish First Minister's claim that independence is needed to make Scotland and the rest of the UK more "progressive" is undermined by the prospect of the election of Labour in 2015.
By Jason Cowley - 03 March 10:15
Whatever the outcome in September, Scotland won't have to wait too long for even greater autonomy
By David Scheffer - 28 February 08:11
The Chancellor may think he is a realist playing hard politics. But these are tactics the Scottish government could also successfully employ.
By George Eaton - 24 February 02:34
Scotland would be left with no central bank, no lender of last resort and no control over its interest rates, and would breach EU membership conditions.
By George Eaton - 24 February 09:05
The Scottish First Minister says that "while I was compiling the oil and gas index, David Cameron was still fooling around on the playing fields of Eton".
By George Eaton - 17 February 02:53
The Scottish First Minister offered no persuasive argument for Scotland entering a currency union with the rest of the UK.
By George Eaton - 07 February 10:50
Nicola Sturgeon attacks David Cameron for speaking at the Olympic Stadium but has she forgotten Alex Salmond's Wimbledon antics?
By George Eaton - 07 February 09:03
One of the few factors that could tilt the odds in Alex Salmond's favour is the prospect of permanent cuts under a Conservative-led government.