It is a good thing that the attention of the rest of the UK and Europe is diverted away from Scotland at the moment. Anyone with any pride in the country wouldn’t want our neighbours to be scrutinising us too carefully right now.
JENNY HJUL: Progress Scotland…What will Angus Robertson do if he discovers majority of Scots don’t want independence?
When Angus Robertson lost his Moray seat in the 2017 general election, he joined a queue of big SNP beasts heading out of frontline politics.
JENNY HJUL: May’s talks with Sturgeon an exercise in futility – she must realise the nationalists are a lost cause
Nicola Sturgeon is in London again today, this time not just for the photo opportunities – although she is certain to grab those, too – but to discuss Brexit with the Prime Minister.
Jeremy Corbyn doesn’t emerge well from the book about him by Tom Bower, but this author’s previous subjects – or should that be targets – have, arguably, fared worse.
Jenny Hjul: Is Labour Party split a prelude to a realignment in British politics – or a flash in the pan?
The breakaway faction of the Labour Party could be the prelude to a realignment in British politics, or it could be a flash in the pan.
When my sister-in-law stood in the recent local elections in England, I cheered her on. And when she won a seat on her parish council, we cracked open the Champagne.
Theresa May shed tears when she was forced by her party to resign, but as she stands down as Tory leader on Friday, she will have plenty to cheer her up.
JENNY HJUL: The time may have come for the Conservatives in Scotland to ‘break free’ of their London base
Ruth Davidson has ruled out running for Theresa May’s job, which is good news for Scotland, if not the rest of the UK.
The deadlock over Brexit has exposed the deep divisions in the main parties, which reflect the deep divisions in the country.
Wherever your sympathies lie in the Nicola Sturgeon versus Alex Salmond saga, with her, with him or with neither, there is no escaping the fact that the scandal engulfing the SNP has rocked their independence cause.