Paddy Ashdown's remarks on Alex Salmond's book have not been well-received

Alex Salmond's new book labelled the 'longest exercise in literary masturbation since politics began' by Paddy Ashdown

Former leader of the Lib Dem Paddy Ashdown claimed he was speaking not as a politician but as a 'fellow author'

Enthusiasm for Scottish independence seems to have inspired the choice of names given to the country's newest citizens

Twice as many babies in Scotland were named 'Indy' than 'Gordon' in 2014

“HIYA”, “Spartacus”, “Twinkle” and “Thirteena-Starr” all appear in naming register

North Korea denies reports Kim Jong-un is to open state-backed restaurant in Scotland

'It's a nonsense', says official

Lord Smith of Kelvin, the head of the commission

Smith Commission: Scottish welfare controls watered down at eleventh hour

SNP hits out at last minute change of heart

Ed Miliband has backed proposals from a cross-party commission chaired by Lord Smith of Kelvin

Smith Commission: Labour anger grows at Miliband's U-turn on ceding powers to Holyrood

Two-tier Commons looms as PM steps up plans to ban Scottish MPs from voting on tax changes in the rest of the UK

Lord Smith of Kelvin (left) arrives to present the the Smith Commission report in Edinburgh yesterday

Smith Commission: New powers on taxation mean 'home rule for Scotland within the UK'

Major constitutional change represents one of the fastest turnarounds from promise to delivery

Lord Smith of Kelvin, the head of the commission

Profile: Lord Smith of Kelvin

Chosen by David Cameron to lead the newly formed Scotland Devolution Commission, the Glaswegian was put in charge of establishing new tax

The Scottish parliament in Holyrood

Smith Commission explainer: Will this work – and who’ll end up paying when it goes wrong?

The ins and outs of the Commission’s proposals – and what it will mean for England and Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon set out her legislative programme for the next 12 months

Nicola Sturgeon announces radical land reform plans for Scotland

Scotland's new First Minister sets out her legislative agenda

The pro-independence newspaper is expected to launch in Scotland in response to the burgeoning support for the SNP

The National: New paper will support independent Scotland

A new pro-independence daily newspaper is expected to launch in Scotland on Monday in response to the burgeoning support for the SNP following the independence campaign.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks on the final day of the G20 Summit in Brisbane

David Cameron: Barnett formula reform is 'not on my horizon'

Formula which decides UK spending on Scotland won't be changed

Nicola Sturgeon assures Scottish voters: 'We'll never ever put the Tories into government'

New head of SNP promises party members that it will not help deliver a Conservative-led coalition if they hold the balance of power in next year's election

Lord Barnett dead: Former Labour cabinet minister, who came up with the Barnett formula, dies aged 91

The politician was the Treasury chief secretary throughout the Seventies, who came up with the system for allocating public spending to Scotland

Scottish First Minister-in-waiting Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish referendum: David Cameron rejects calls for UK-wide EU vote

David Cameron has rejected the possibility of a Scottish veto in a UK-wide referendum on European Union membership.

Lord Smith (back centre) Commission chair for the Smith Commission in Edinburgh, begins all-party talks aimed at reaching agreement on what new powers should be devolved to Scotland

Smith Commission on Scottish devolution meets for the first time

Black-out agreed on substance of all-party talks

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