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Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond compared to Trump for attack on ‘yoon’ media

Scotland’s ex-First Minister been compared unfavourably to Donald Trump after he called out the media for presenting an “alternative reality” to Scots.

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Salmond made his comments despite widespread anger over Finance Secretary Derek Mackays handling of rates revaluation, which comes into effect in April.

Alex Salmond admits business rate rise ‘a genuine concern’

The former First Minister, Alex Salmond, has admitted some Scottish businesses have a “very legitimate” case against business rate rises.

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Less than four years ago Scots voted to remain part of the United Kingdom. Picture: TSPL

Leader Comment: Indyref2 would be risky leap in dark

Alex Salmond would be well-advised to await outcome of Brexit negotiations before ramping up pressure for another vote

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Alex Salmond - A Key figure in Indyref2? Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond: EU trade links ‘key battleground’ for indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon is ready to build a second independence referendum on a battle for Scotland’s global trade links, according to her predecessor.

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Alex Salmond tweeted 'game on' when the poll was released MP. Picture: John Devlin

‘Game on’ says Salmond as support for independence rises

A new poll has shown that support for independence has been boosted after Theresa May vowed to remove the UK from the European Union’s single market.

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Watch: Alex Salmond rows with deputy speaker in EU debate

SNP Foreign Affairs spokesman Alex Salmond rowed with House of Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle as tempers ran high during last night’s EU debate.

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Alex Salmond says the SNP will fight against a hard Brexit compromising Scottish interests. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Alex Salmond: SNP to fight ‘tooth & nail’ against hard Brexit

ALEX Salmond has issued a warning to the Tory government that the SNP will fight tooth and nail to “blunt the axe of a hard Brexit” falling upon Scotland.

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Alex Salmond criticised Theresa May for meeting Donald Trump after he declared his support for torture. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Alex Salmond: Theresa May looks desperate for US trade deal

Alex Salmond believes Theresa May has put herself in “an extraordinary, difficult, awkward position” by agreeing to the meet the US president after he “declared his support for torture”.

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Alex Salmond: Tories are tearing apart Union

The UK is being “destroyed” by the Tories’ hardline approach to Brexit and time is running out for Theresa May to avoid a second Scottish independence referendum, Alex Salmond has warned.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond said that Donald Trump has a character problem. Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Alex Salmond reacts to Donald Trump’s inaugural address

ALEX Salmond reacted to Donald Trump’s inaugural address by saying that it may now be a case of “may God Bless America and may God help the rest of us”.

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Alex Salmond criticised Theresa May for meeting Donald Trump after he declared his support for torture. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Alex Salmond predicts indyref2 in autumn 2018

A second vote on independence could take place in autumn 2018, former first minister Alex Salmond has said.

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Alex Salmond criticised Theresa May for meeting Donald Trump after he declared his support for torture. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Salmond hits out at Boris Johnson over foreign policy gaffes

Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has called on Theresa May to clarify who speaks for the UK as foreign secretary, following a ‘growing list of official and public rebukes’ against Boris Johnson since he took office.

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Alex Salmond criticised Theresa May for meeting Donald Trump after he declared his support for torture. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Councillor slams Aberdeen pantomime over Alex Salmond cameo

A councillor has slammed Aberdeen’s Christmas pantomime for promoting ‘partisan rhetoric’ - because Alex Salmond has a cameo in it.

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Alex Salmond believes if Article 50 is triggered without Holyrood consent it would spark a 'constitutional crisis'. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond: ‘Constitutional crisis’ looming over Article 50

Alex Salmond has warned of a looming “constitutional crisis” facing the UK government as the Supreme Court begins hearing a case to decide what say parliamentarians at Westminster and Holyrood should get on triggering Brexit.

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Alex Salmond led a bid to trigger a parliamentary investigation into Tony Blair. Picture: PA

Alex Salmond warned not to ‘personalise’ Chilcot report

Alex Salmond has been warned by Ken Clarke against “personalising” the Chilcot Report as he led an SNP bid to trigger a parliamentary investigation into whether Tony Blair misled MPs in the run-up to the Iraq war.

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Alex Salmond believes if Article 50 is triggered without Holyrood consent it would spark a 'constitutional crisis'. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond holds talks over Scotland adopting Norway model

The European Free Trade Association has confirmed Alex Salmond held talks with representatives to explore post-Brexit options for Scotland.

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Alex Salmond said he was advised not to travel alone.

Demand for probe into SNP MPs’ expenses

Labour have called on Nicola Sturgeon to order an audit into the expenses of SNP MPs after it claimed the past year has seen a significant rise in the amount claimed for travel.

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Alex Salmond said the SNP could back Brexit if their demands were met. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire

Alex Salmond: SNP could vote to trigger Brexit

The SNP last night appeared split over Brexit when Alex Salmond said the party could vote with the UK government for Article 50 if “red line” demands for Scotland were met.

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Alex Salmond and Donald Trump have clased in the past. Picture: Duncan Brown

Video: Alex Salmond ‘deeply disappointed’ with Trump victory

The former First Minister said he was “deeply disappointed” with the result of the American presidential election, which saw Donald Trump claim a shock victory.

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Alex Salmond has heavily criticised the UK Prime Minister for her handling of Brexit. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond blasts Theresa May and her ‘planks of wood’

Alex Salmond has heavily criticised Theresa May for the manner in which she runs the UK Government as Prime Minister.

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