The Scottish National party (SNP) has gone behind the back of EU Commission president Manuel Barroso to start ingratiating itself with other European member states.
Having the Scottish National party (SNP) in power in Holyrood actually dampens support for independence among the public, new research suggests.
Alex Ferguson had a few choice words for Alex Salmond today, amid attempts to limit the role Scots outside the country could have in the independence campaign.
Uncertainties over an independent Scotland's relationship with the EU have been laid to rest, after the European Commission confirmed to a Lord committee it would need to re-apply for membership.
The growing scandal over Alex Salmond's promises about an independent Scotland's membership of the EU has deepened, after further allegations about his behaviour emerged.
Just as they get what they want, the nationalists are falling apart. Can they put the pieces back together or is this the beginning of the end for the SNP?
Alex Salmond appeared to have been caught in an out-and-out lie yesterday, amid a disastrous series of events for the Scottish National party (SNP)
Members of the Scottish National party (SNP) lashed out at plans to legalise gay marriage yesterday, as they gathered for their conference in Perth.
Alex Salmond was trying to rally his troops on the first day of the SNP conference today, despite political storms breaking out in all directions.
Read the UK and Scotland's agreement on holding a referendum on Scottish independence in full, on politics.co.uk.
Read David Cameron's speech launching the referendum on Scottish independence in full on politics.co.uk
Britain is about to experience one of the longest and most important referendums in its history, after David Cameron and Alex Salmond signed off on a two-year campaign over Scottish independence.
The Scottish parliament does not have the power to hold a referendum on independence unless it is given it by Westminster, a Commons committee said today.
The Scottish Cabinet ruled out a referendum on same-sex marriage yesterday, despite strong criticism from opponents.
The government has not adequately addressed concerns about the UK's national security strategy (NSS) ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, a parliamentary committee found today.
The battle against Scottish independence began in earnest today, as the 'no' campaign kick-started a positive appeal to voters.
The number of people prepared to support Scottish independence is falling substantially, new polling suggests.
David Cameron pressured Alex Salmond into holding an early referendum on Scottish independence today, when he addressed the Scottish Conservative party conference.
David Cameron began his fight for the preservation of the United Kingdom in Edinburgh today.
Divorce from Scotland should be fair and equitable, parliamentarians have urged.
The popularity of Alex Salmond has plummeted 13% since December, as the storm over a referendum on Scottish independence dominates the front pages.
Read Ed Miliband's speech against Scottish independence in full, on politics.co.uk
David Cameron's increasingly "dictatorial" approach to the Scottish independence referendum is increasing the likelihood of a 'yes' vote, Alex Salmond has said.
Alex Salmond will direct his campaign for Scottish independence in an unusual direction today when he sets out the case for English benefits from separation.
Campaigners for Scottish independence have received support from an unexpected quarter, after the writer of comic book character Captain Britain said he was sympathetic towards those calling for separation.