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Alex Salmond named keynote speaker at renewables event

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at a major conference in Scotland looking at the impact on the renewable energy industry following Brexit.

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Alex Salmond to host three-hour weekend radio show

Former first minister Alex Salmond is to host a “fiery” new weekend radio show from this weekend.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond is to host a new radio show on LBC. Picture: Lesley Martin/PA Wire

Alex Salmond signals indyref2 could be after 2021 Scottish election

Alex Salmond has signalled that a second independence referendum could be delayed until after the 2021 Scottish election when he called for a shift in the Scottish Government’s position on Europe.

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Alex Salmond: Independent Scotland would join EFTA quickly

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has said that membership of the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) would guarantee that an independent Scotland will not be made “relatively poorer by full English Brexit.”

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Alex Salmond: Nicola Sturgeon’s indyref2 plans hurt by election

Nicola Sturgeon would not have announced plans for a second independence referendum had she foreseen a snap general election, Alex Salmond has said.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond on stage at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Picture: Lesley Martin/PA

Alex Salmond ‘could take Edinburgh Fringe show on tour’

Former first minister Alex Salmond is in talks to take his sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show on tour, it has been revealed.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond has backed an independent Scotland to have its own currency. Picture: Lesley Martin/PA Wire

Alex Salmond has backed independent Scotland to have own pound

Alex Salmond has backed Scotland to have its own currency if it becomes an independent country.

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John Bishop, left, and Alex Salmond were overshadowed by Des Clarke in his Donald Trump alter ego PICTURE: ALLAN MILLIGAN

Alex Salmond ‘roasted’ by Trump impersonator at Fringe show

Alex Salmond’s attempts to ridicule Donald Trump in a special edition of his Edinburgh festival fringe show last night saw the former First Minister upstaged by a pitch perfect impersonation of the US president.

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Theatre Review: Alex Salmond... Unleashed (Trump Special)

Des Clarke is a highlight as Alex Salmond goes even more unleashed in an evening show.

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Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

Alex Salmond has hit back over criticism over a controversial joke he made during his Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, insisting it was “harmless innuendo.”

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Scotlands former First Minister said this was not really a great departure from the SNPs independence in Europe position as EFTA membership can be a prelude to full European Union membership in the future.
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Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at Westminster

Alex Salmond has warned SNP MPs that they need to step up their efforts at Westminster - because there are ‘no gold stars for good attendance’.

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Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Alex Salmond is not sexist’ after Fringe joke

Nicola Sturgeon has leapt to the defence of her predecessor Alex Salmond over a joke he made during his Edinburgh Festival show.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond on stage at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Picture: PA

Alex Salmond under fire over ‘sexist’ joke during Fringe show

First Minister Alex Salmond has come under fire after making a crude joke about female politicians during his show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Alex Salmond’s Fringe show panned by critics in first reviews

In perhaps one of the more surprising recent turns at the Edinburgh Fringe, a variety show is being hosted every day for a fortnight by one of Scotland’s most recognisable politicians.

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Alex Salmond at his Fringe show: Unleashed. Picture: TSPL

Theatre review: Alex Salmond... Unleashed

Good news: the show is not just Big Eck cutting loose with a mic and some gags about Ruth Davidson.

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Alex Salmond with his first guest David Davis MP Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.

David Davis vents frustration at Cabinet during festival ‘joust’

Brexit Secretary David Davis has voiced frustration at the changing position of Cabinet colleagues on Britain’s exit from the European Union – and revealed that a newspaper article written jointly by the Chancellor and the Trade Secretary was not “cleared” with him.

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David Davis wins over nationalists at Alex Salmond Fringe show

Tory Brexit Secretary David Davis today won a warm reception from an audience of independence supporters with a tale about the Prime Minister's lack of humour at Alex Salmond's Fringe show.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond launches his Fringe show at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Picture: PA

Alex Salmond: Scots will vote for independence within 4 years

Scottish independence has been "inevitable" since the creation of Holyrood two decades ago, Alex Salmond today said.

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Alex Salmond is making his Fringe debut.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Alex Salmond adds extra dates to show

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has added extra dates to his Edinburgh Festival Fringe show - after demand saw every ticket for his run sell out.

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Alex Salmond blocked from telling sadomasochism story

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has been halted from sharing an anecdote about sadomasochism on national radio.

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