Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
The First Minister is facing pressure to talk less about independence - and bring on new talent in her party.
“She is philosophically a Tory version of Tony Blair,” says one ally.
Nicola Sturgeon has four years to save her neck.
Charming, at ease, always ready to debate. The Scottish Tory leader's strengths stand in stark contrast to what we’ve seen from Theresa May in this campaign.
The fall of Blair should be a set text for anyone wishing to know what happens next to the SNP.
The fall of Tony Blair should be a set text for anyone wishing to know what happens next to the SNP.
The first minister risks staking her career on a second referendum that feels as far away as ever.
Nicola Sturgeon's party calculates that the Scottish Tories will always struggle with their link to a right-wing government at Westminster.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May