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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

last monthNews : 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?

last monthNews : 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

Strange Allies

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

Strange Allies

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

Cavalier With Public Money

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

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond Attacks Donald Trump – Brands Candidate As A ‘Manchild’

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has launched a scathing attack against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. In the biggest attack yet against Donald Trump from a British politician, Salmond warned voters againstShow More Summary

UK's Iraq Report Should Reveal Responsible for 'Disasterous War'

The former first minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, said Wednesday he expects that the long-awaited report on Britain's role in the 2003 Iraq war, due to be published later in the day, will provide the evidence needed to hold to account those behind the conflict that is estimated to have claimed over 600,000 lives.

SNP and Tories Say... (30/06/16)

Alex Salmond's Westminster portfolio seems to know no bounds as the SNP's foreign affairs spokesperson offers his words on wisdom on the Labour leadership debacle. Now it's no surprise that Alex Salmond would hope that Jeremy CorbynShow More Summary

SNP and Tories Say...

Alex Salmond's Westminster portfolio seems to know no bounds as the SNP's foreign affairs spokesperson offers his words on wisdom on the Labour leadership debacle. Now it's no surprise that Alex Salmond would hope that Jeremy CorbynShow More Summary

Calexit? Brexit Buoys California Independence Movement

7 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

By the year 2020, Louis Marinelli hopes to be the Alex Salmond of California. Salmond nearly led Scotland out of the United Kingdom in 2014 through an independence referendum, and Marinelli is attempting to have California split from...Show More Summary

How to be fair to the pro-EU Scotland

ALEX SALMOND, the ex-leader of the Scottish National Party, has floated an interesting idea: could Scotland "inherit" Britain's EU membership, now that there has been a vote to leave? In the referendum Scotland turned out to be very pro-EU, whereas most of the rest of Britain leant towards Brexit.

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