Nicola Sturgeon is adored by the party’s activists. She is a formidable machine politician and a capable media performer.
The failure to bring a greater number of affluent Scots on board raises questions about the SNP’s “de-risking” strategy.
Under the talented and popular Nicola Sturgeon, the party will become stronger still. Labour is on the run.
Full coverage of the 32 local counts that will determine the outcome.
Scottish First Minister could make way for his deputy Nicola Sturgeon if independence is rejected.
The First Minister says he won't stage another vote. But could someone else?
If it’s a narrow No, the campaign for a second Scottish independence referendum will begin on Friday 19 September.
The Yes side continues to lead among men by eight points, but trails among women by 16.
The biggest danger to the Scottish NHS is independence.
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg may be in office, but they have never seemed less in power.