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Propaganda TV

I've gone off Alex Salmond since he stood down as Scotland's First Minister because if you ask me, he loves the sound of his own voice too much and has all the appeal these days of a broken record. But he's gone down in my estimation even further with the news that he's a frequent interviewee on the Kremlin's propaganda TV channel Russia Today. Show More Summary

Well Trodden Path

George Osborne's appointment as editor of the London Evening Standard follows a well worn part of other high profile MPs who take on second and third jobs. Labour's Gordon Brown and the SNP's Alex Salmond spring to mind, yet politicians...Show More Summary

ALEX SALMOND: You can add Edinburgh to the list of places 'queueing up' to take London's finance business

LONDON — Alex Salmond, the former first minister of Scotland, said Edinburgh will bid to wrench finance jobs from London if Scotland votes to leave the UK. Salmond also said Scotland could issue its own currency, rather than keep the...Show More Summary

Dead poet’s society

Alex Salmond, former first minister of Scotland, once claimed that he could always tell Scottish fiction from English. Novels, he… See the full story of Dead poet’s society on The Spectator.

Alex Salmond: Beware Donald Trump’s grudges

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond has said that Britain should not “underestimate” President Donald Trump’s ability to hold a grievance as the country prepares to negotiate a trade deal with him. Salmond, who led Scotland from 2007 to 2014 and dealt with Trump on issues relating to his...

Alex Salmond Warns PM Theresa May to Beware President Trump's Grudges

Salmond warned that “it is not difficult to tell the difference between a ray of sunshine and Donald Trump with a grievance.”

Haud Yer Wheesht, Eck

Alex Salmond's continues to bang the drum for a second referendum on Scottish independence, for all the world as if he's still the First Minister of Scotland, rather than the former first minister and a backbench MP at Westminster. Kenny...Show More Summary

Scotland will vote for independence in two years: Salmond

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland will vote to become independent within two years due to the hardline position being taken by British Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit, former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond said on Friday.

‘Mad Alex!’ Trump Called Former Scottish Prime Minister Names in Letters About Golf Course Dispute

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

Within a few weeks, Trump was sending Salmond “another of many bad articles on wind projects and the trouble they are having” in the hope that “Aberdeen’s magnificent coastlines will not be destroyed by these monsters!”

Broken Record

Alex Salmond is a backbench Westminster MP these days, but you'd be forgiven for thinking that Scotland's former first minister is the official voice and face of the SNP. Because he's been banging on about Indyref2 forever, even during...Show More Summary

When should a politician resign?

5 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

When should a politician resign? What is the bar for a politician to resign from Ministerial or public office? Firstly the trend in regard to leaders and major referendums is the most clear cut. Alex Salmond lost the Scottish Independence Referendum, he resigned as First Minister. David Cameron lost the EU Referendum, he resigned as more...

Labour MPs accuse SNP of opportunism over Tony Blair motion

MPs attack Alex Salmond for trying ‘to turn collective failure in Iraq into an attempt to pillory and scapegoat one individual’ Labour MPs have accused the SNP’s Alex Salmond of playing party political games over a cross-party motion calling for Tony Blair to be held to account for allegedly misleading parliament over the Iraq war. Show More Summary

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