Here are five key takeaways as U.K. politics enters an period of extraordinary uncertainty.
If Theresa May gets a good Conservative result in Scotland, she may well claim the case for an independence vote has been weakened.
Prime minister criticizes Britain's Theresa May for standing in the way of a new independence referendum.
'Right now we should be working together, not pulling apart,' May said.
Sturgeon said it was unlikely Scotland could get what it wanted from Brexit talks within the U.K.
Scotland's First Minister has warned another independence vote may be "inevitable."
The Supreme Court ruled that Edinburgh's devolved assembly did not need to be consulted on triggering Brexit.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had hoped to use the Brexit vote to bolster support for Scottish independence.
Scotland's fiscal deficit is much worse than the U.K. as a whole.
There are fears about how the banks are going to keep their main European HQs in London.
Nicola Sturgeon may have to take Scottish independence off the table to get a deal with the EU.
Scotland voted overwhelmingly for the U.K. to stay in the EU.
Nicola Sturgeon said it was "unacceptable" for Scotland to be taken out of EU "against its will."
The former Scottish first minister also urged the "Remain" campaign to be less "negative."
Scots, who voted against independence in 2014, are more likely to vote to stay in the European Union, polls show.
No other politician ranks in the top 20.
A new survey back up the ruling Scottish National Party's argument.
The messages: Don't deny Scotland a second independence referendum, and don't take Britain out of the EU.
Polls suggest Scottish National Party could form third biggest party in UK Parliament after May 7 election.
The SNP have accused Ukip of intolerance after their chairman warned the SNP is returning to '1930s fascism'
Alex Salmond, out-going First Minister of Scotland and figurehead of the independence movement, plots his next moves against the British state
"People have no confidence in Tory guarantees and they are absolutely fizzing about what looks like a preparation for a betrayal of solemn commitment made," Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said
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