As its first Asian leader, it's tempting to see Humza Yousaf’s victory as a sign of Scotland’s progressive credentials. Yet the strong performance of his conservative evangelical opponent suggests otherwise.
In northern Scotland, along the wide and rugged coast, a high-tech platform will soon be built to launch rockets. It will provide the community with jobs and the local coffers with a bigger budget. But first, a court battle against Scotland’s biggest private landowner had to be won.