Analysis: US ambassador resignation demonstrates a UK establishment divided and damaged
Donald Trump’s humiliation of the UK is more than another temper tantrum
THE RESIGNATION of Sir Kim Darroch, the UK’s ambassador to the US, following a tirade from US President Donald Trump, represents a serious blow to the UK’s international esteem.
Trump’s attacks on both Darroch and outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May followed the leak of diplomatic cables which implicated Darroch in a dim assessment of Trump’s leadership as “inept”.
Analysis: Boris will have three Brexit options as Prime Minister - all fraught with risk
Boris Johnson is now almost certain to be the next Prime Minister. Ben Wray takes a look at the three broad options he is likely to have available to him on Brexit: Pursue No Deal, May’s Deal and a General Election.
THE Boris Johnson coronation has overcome what appears to be the final possible banana skin to his ascension to the top job in the land.
Analysis: What could Labour’s new position on Brexit mean for Scotland?
Jeremy Corbyn’s qualified commitment to backing Remain in a future referendum on EU membership would appear to bring Labour closer to the SNP’s position – but there are complications
SINCE the result of the 2016 referendum on EU membership was announced, the Labour Party’s Brexit policy, such as it is, has been written like a television show with one eye on being renewed for another season.
Analysis: The Tory leadership campaign in Scotland exposes ‘One Nation’ pretensions
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s campaigns in Scotland have come across as trite, patronising and lacking in politics, David Jamieson finds
THERE’S an idea in some quarters that Jeremy Hunt and (particularly) Boris Johnson are ‘big beasts’ who will play a stronger hand in Scotland than Theresa May ever did.
Yet the campaigning efforts of both in Scotland, in the run-up to the Tory leadership election in late July, expose this idea.
Scottish independence, economic damage and Nigel Farage as PM: New poll reveals price Tories are willing to pay for Brexit
YouGov polling leaves Ruth Davidson isolated within the Conservative Party, as Brexit is found to be a higher priority amongst the membership than protecting the Union
Analysis: Donald Trump has just handed the independence movement a huge gift
US President Donald Trump’s statement that the NHS is on the table in a post-Brexit trade deal is an open goal that the independence movement surely can’t miss
YOU can ignore most of what Donald Trump said today [4 June] in his joint press conference with Theresa May in London.
Analysis: Jo Swinson's candidacy shows the Lib Dems haven't changed
Recent comments by the Lib Dem leadership hopeful demonstrate that, while the political environment may have altered in their favour, the party remains the same
IT has been a tumultuous two decades for the Liberal Democrats.