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Can Jim Murphy save Scottish Labour? 28 October 2014

Jim Murphy is expected to declare his candidacy for the leadership of Scottish Labour in the next 48 hours, but some commentators say he has too much Blairite baggage to carry off the job.

UK / Scotland What's happening to the Labour party? 25 October 2014 Jane Deith

Tony Blair trashes claims he said Ed Miliband will lose the general election, while Johann Lamont, leader of the Scottish Labour party, steps down after attacking colleagues in Westminster.

UK / Scotland Golf's great Ryder Cup spectacle - plus Nigel Farage 25 September 2014 Hayley Barlow

Europe and the US are ready for battle in golf's Ryder Cup. Oh, and Ukip leader Nigel Farage has popped up in a pretty odd Paddy Power ad for the contest too.

Politics / Scotland Rise of Nicola Sturgeon: from 'nippy sweetie' to SNP leader? 24 September 2014 Meabh Ritchie

She was the public face of the Yes campaign and is now running for SNP leader - just as her party becomes the UK's third biggest. Meet the woman who used to be known as "scary".

Politics / Scotland Lower voting age to 16, says Alex Salmond 23 September 2014

Alex Salmond says the referendum proved 16- and 17-year-olds can be trusted to vote, and tells Scottish politicians they need to hold Westminister's "feet to the fire" over devolution promises.

UK / Scotland Yes or no? Will the real Andy Murray please stand up? 23 September 2014 Channel 4 News

Andy Murray says his tweet backing the Scottish independence yes campaign was "out of character" - but this is not the first time that Murray has left fans confused about where his allegiances lie.

UK / Scotland SNP UK's third biggest party after surge in members 23 September 2014

Alex Salmond's Scottish National Party says over 22,000 people signed up since the referendum vote last Thursday, putting the party's membership size ahead of the Liberal Democrats.

Did this man help secure victory for the #indyref no campaign? 22 September 2014

Does the name Jean Chrétien sound familiar? Perhaps it should. It certainly is to the Westminster politicians who sought his advice as they fought to keep Scotland a part of the union.

UK / Scotland Alex Salmond: movement to independence is 'irresistible' 21 September 2014 Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Alex Salmond tells Channel 4 News that the movement to independence is "irresistible" as it is backed by the younger generation - and adds that older scots were "scared" into voting no.

UK / Scotland Is sectarianism on the rise after #indyref? - video 20 September 2014 Alex Thomson

Assaults, masks and flares thrown at police: there are concerns that old sectarian scars could be reopening in Scotland following the independence referendum.