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
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
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.
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...
Salmond warned that “it is not difficult to tell the difference between a ray of sunshine and Donald Trump with a grievance.”
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
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.
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!”
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? 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...
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
Alex Salmond loves the sound of his own voice so much these days that the former First Minister can't resist the temptation to share his thoughts about Donald Trump. According to The Herald, the former First Minister believes DonaldShow More Summary
Donald Trump is not so cosy with Alex Salmond these days, but Republican nominee to become President of the United States seems to agree that western intervention in the former Yugoslavia was a big mistake - or an "unpardonable folly" as Mr Salmond said at the time. Show More Summary
Alex Salmond has gone down yet another notch or two in my estimation after the revelation that the former First Minister accepted £29,544 in a 'redundancy' payment despite swapping his seat in the Holyrood Parliament for one in Westminster. Show More Summary