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James Maxwell is a Scottish political journalist. He is based between Scotland and London.
The whole document was designed to highlight the governance-focused nature of modern Scottish nationalism - and largely succeeded in doing so.
Despite the party's by-election success, all the signs still point towards another SNP-controlled parliament in 2016.
The Lib Dem was a formidable opponent because his measured, moderate unionism was difficult for the nationalists to deal with.
The Labour leader has displayed a willingness to confront "vested interests" generally lacking in the Scottish First Minister.
This time next year we’ll know which campaign Scots disliked the least.
Scots are not engaged, as they were in the 1970s, in a debate about how best to utilise North Sea assets.
Unionists might be ahead in the polls, but they are losing the argument.
Plaid leader Leanne Wood tells The Staggers that the SNP’s success represents a golden opportunity for Welsh nationalism.
Salmond’s plan to reduce Scotland's corporation tax rate to 3 per cent below that of the UK is politically and economically incoherent.
UKIP’s unpopularity with Scottish voters is more evidence that Scotland and England are on separate political trajectories.