Alasdair Soussi, Al Jazeera English

Alasdair Soussi

Al Jazeera English

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Past articles by Alasdair:

After Sturgeon, what remains of Scotland’s independence bid?

Health Secretary Humza Yousaf and Finance Secretary Kate Forbes, both below 40, are standing to succeed Sturgeon. → Read More

Scottish nationalists see chances and pitfalls in Johnson’s woes

Pro-independence activists torn over possibility that crisis-hit British prime minister may be forced to resign. → Read More

SNP to seek Scottish independence vote after election victory

The Scottish National Party took 64 of the 129 parliamentary seats up for grabs, just one short of an overall majority. → Read More

Scotland: SNP on course to win vote, but by how much matters

A majority victory would hand Scottish nationalists the impetus to push harder for a second independence referendum. → Read More

With Brexit complete, fervour for Scottish independence grows

Centuries of union between Scotland and England are straining amid the UK’s exit from the EU and the COVID pandemic. → Read More

How are the UK's territories dealing with the coronavirus?

Gibraltar and the Falklands do not have much in common, except a connection to Britain and their coronavirus lockdowns. → Read More

UK 'must be pressed to recognise Palestinian state': ex-diplomat

The status quo in the occupied Palestinian territories is 'unacceptable', said Sir Vincent Fean. → Read More

Don't self-isolate in the Highlands, Scots tell city dwellers

With limited amenities in remote locations, Scotland's rural communities are begging visitors to stay away. → Read More

Alex Salmond cleared of sexual assault charges

The jury at the High Court in Edinburgh found Scotland’s former first minister not guilty on 12 charges. → Read More

Ghosts of Lockerbie stirred with prospect of posthumous appeal

Legal team for Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and even some relatives of victims welcome decision that could pave way for appeal. → Read More

Are independence referendums worth tearing a country apart?

Should major constitutional shifts require voter super-majorities to avoid bitter divisions in society? → Read More

What will the UK look like a decade after Brexit?

Growing the British economy may be possible by 2030, but questions remain over racism, poverty and the country's unity. → Read More

'We're pro-Scotland': Independence supporters march in Glasgow

Demonstrators brave the weather in Glasgow, calling for a second referendum on Scotland's independence. → Read More

UK Parliament approves Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

UK prime minister succeeded where his predecessor repeatedly failed; getting Brexit legislation through Commons. → Read More

SNP victory puts Scottish independence back in the spotlight

A centre-left 'progressive nationalism' has resonated with Scottish voters and sets up a Sturgeon-Johnson showdown. → Read More

The UK's smaller parties step up to election fight

It is not just about Labour and the Conservatives. → Read More

Johnson and Corbyn duel in first televised debate of UK election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to keep focus on Brexit as opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn stresses NHS. → Read More

UK: LibDems, SNP fail in TV election debate court bid

The third- and fourth-largest political parties in the UK's Parliament will be excluded from Tuesday's TV debate. → Read More

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Road names dedicated to slave-trade profiteers could be changed as the Scottish city studies its past. → Read More

Campaigners in court bid to make Johnson obey Brexit law

The British prime minister has frequently implied he would ignore Parliament's ruling to seek a Brexit delay. → Read More