Scottish Labour's former leader's great mistake was to run away from Labour's Scottish referendum, not on it.
A new devolution settlement is now as good as impossible before June - and a bruising Brexit election won't help either.
If you’ve just joined us, the prime minister over-riding the Fixed Terms Parliament Act to improve her own political prospects is accusing other people of treating politics as a game.
Progressive unionists fear an early election will galvanise both sides of the referendum debate - and the independence campaigners are more likely to win.
"The country is coming together but Westminster is not," claimed the prime minister.
The SNP signalled it will agree to an early election, after Theresa May announced a snap poll on the steps of Downing Street.
The Prime Minister's shock decision to seek an early election has many consequences.
Private Conservative polling found the party would lose most of the 27 gains they made from the Lib Dems in 2015. Is this Tim Farron's moment?
"Labour will be offering the country an effective alternative," the opposition leader says.
The prime minister has announced that a Commons vote will be held on Wednesday.
The prime minister announced an early election on 8 June 2017. But how does it work under the rules about a fixed Parliament?
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