ED Miliband has ruled out any kind of formal deal with the SNP in a move that would leave a minority Labour government facing a daily balancing act to implement key parts of its programme.
It's interesting to think that between last year's referendum and this General Election, the political class will be more historically and constitutionally literate than ever before.
Your editorial prediction of last week that, based on the polls, "already hollow" Scottish Labour would be "crushed flat" in the General Election must present a particularly happy scenario for those who voted for independence and were disappointed.
IN politics, there are two tricks.
NICOLA Sturgeon yesterday urged female voters to put their trust in the SNP and shatter the glass ceiling, as Labour tried to reach women by stoking fears of a second independence referendum.