Unionism

The DUP’s Nigel Dodds may soon be propping up the Tories. What does he want?

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Nigel Dodds, the Democratic Unionist Party leader at Westminster, is reflecting drolly on his party’s recent popularity: ‘I certainly think…

The real threat to Britain (and it’s not the SNP)

21 March 2015 9:00 am

What a load of mendacious balls everybody talks about Scotland. It’s like a disease. It’s like, you know how they…

Why an SNP surge at Westminster could mean the end of Britain

28 February 2015 9:00 am

Anyone seeking to understand the strength of the SNP should look to those parts of Scotland where the party is…

The National shows just how much danger the Union – and Scotland – is still in

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Nearly 20 years ago, during one of the many impasses on the road to ‘peace’ in Northern Ireland, Gerry Adams…

How to lose Scotland

26 April 2014 9:00 am

For centuries, the possibility of Scottish independence seemed so remote as to be laughable. Until recently the nationalists seemed quixotic,…

David Cameron is betraying Scotland's Unionists

30 November 2013 9:00 am

With trademark grandiosity, Alex Salmond unveiled his white paper on independence this week as if he had retrieved it from…