Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond rules out joining House of Lords

Alex Salmond has confirmed he has no intention of joining the House of Lords after losing his seat at last month’s General Election.

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Alex Salmond spoke to Ian Swanson ahead of his sold out Fringe show. Picture: Greg Mavean

Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrong

IndyRef2 will come right because Brexit will go wrong, says Alex Salmond.

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Alex Salmond has said he intends to stand for election again after losing his Gordon seat in June

Alex Salmond ‘should join the House of Lords’

Scotland Office minister Ian Duncan has urged Alex Salmond to return to parliament by joining him in the House of Lords.

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Alex Salmond has revealed how he and Donald Trump fell out in a major way.

Alex Salmond: ‘Donald Trump rang to call me a has been’

Alex Salmond has described how Donald Trump once rang him up in the early hours of the morning to brand him a “has been” and a “nobody”.

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Alex Salmond at the general election count for Gordon in June

Alex Salmond hopes to return to parliament

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has hinted at restanding for parliament following his General Election defeat this year.

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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh and Alex Salmond lost their seats in June's general election. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

SNP defends Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh’s Strasbourg trip

The SNP has claimed it is “standard practice” for its former MPs Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh to continue taking taxpayers’ cash to represent the UK parliament in Europe.

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Mr Salmond will appear at this year's Fringe. Picture: PA

Alex Salmond accused of egomania after announcing Fringe show

Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond will star in his own show at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Alex Salmond claimed the "merchants of doom" had got economy predictions wrong. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond: ‘merchants of doom’ were wrong about recession

Alex Salmond has slammed the BBC, Unionist politicians and the mainstream media for coverage of Scotland’s GDP figures.

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Alex Salmond has reportedly turned down the opportunity to go on the ITV show.

Alex Salmond turns down ‘I’m a Celebrity’ appearance

Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has turned down the chance to appear on I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!, it has been reported.

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Alex Samond pictured with his father Robert in 2014. Picture: PA

Linlithgow Rose tribute at Alex Salmond’s father’s funeral

MOURNERS gathered yesterday to pay tribute to the father of former First Minister Alex Salmond.

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Former SNP leader Alex Salmond loses Gordon seat

Alex Salmond felt the full force of Conservative gains in the North East with a painful night for the SNP delivered in Aberdeen.

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Alex Salmond was campaigning in Huntly ahead of the General Election and poked fun at Theresa May. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond pokes fun at Theresa May’s ‘naughty’ side on social media

Alex Salmond took time out from campaigning in the north of Scotland to poke fun at Theresa May and the ‘naughtiest thing’ she has ever done.

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Alex Salmond with his father ahead of watching a Celtic v Aberdeen SPL match. Picture: Robert Perry

Alex Salmond’s father Robert dies at 95

Former First Minister Alex Salmond’s father Robert has died at the age of 95.

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Alex Salmond: ‘arrogant’ Ruth Davidson’s bubble has burst

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has launched an attack on the Scottish Conservatives, claiming that Ruth Davidson’s party was too confident with its predictions of success at the general election on June 8.

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The former SNP leader, who is the partys candidate in the Gordon constituency, told how he suffered the injury after scoring at a penalty shoot-out stall at the Kintore Summer Festival on Saturday May 20. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond in ‘agony’ after cracking rib in penalty shoot-out

Former first minister Alex Salmond revealed he has been campaigning through the pain barrier as he bids to retain his seat at Westminster.

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The former SNP leader, who is the partys candidate in the Gordon constituency, told how he suffered the injury after scoring at a penalty shoot-out stall at the Kintore Summer Festival on Saturday May 20. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond surpasses election crowdfunding target

Alex Salmond’s campaign to be reelected as MP for the Gordon constituency has received a boost after his online crowdfunder surpassed its target.

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Alex Salmond has suggested UK Labour may be looking to copy several key SNP policies. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond: ‘UK Labour is pinching key SNP policies’

Alex Salmond has accused UK Labour of becoming a “magpie party” by copying several key SNP policies introduced over the last decade.

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Alex Salmond says General Election is a vote on indyref2

Alex Salmond has said Scots will be voting in the general election on the “right of the Scottish Parliament” to hold a second referendum – just days after his successor Nicola Sturgeon claimed the 8 June vote is not about independence.

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Poll: most Scots say ‘once in generation’ more than 20 years

Alex Salmond famously said the 2014 independence referendum was a “once in a generation” event. But just how long is such a time frame?

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