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Alex Salmond

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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Boris Johnson ‘just looks daft’ says Alex Salmond

Boris Johnson looks “daft” and is in “deep political trouble” after pulling out of a meeting with the Russians following a discussion with the United States, it has been claimed.

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Alex Salmond has criticised the US strike. Picture: PA

Alex Salmond and Nigel Farage trade insults in Brexit clash

As the Prime Minister prepared to trigger Article 50, Alex Salmond and Nigel Farage got into a heated exchange on live radio.

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Alex Salmond arriving for the funeral of Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness (Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Salmond: Scots nationalism ‘not violent due to no oppression’

Alex Salmond has spoken about some of the similarities and differences between Irish and Scottish nationalism and why the latter was never violent.

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Alex Salmond: Blocking indyref will ‘backfire spectacularly’

Alex Salmond has accused Theresa May of “finger wagging at Scotland” and warned her efforts to block a second independence referendum would “backfire spectacularly”.

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Alex Salmond was apperaing on Good Morning Britain. Picture: John Devlin

Watch Alex Salmond and Piers Morgan clash over indyref2

The former First Minister was grilled by the ITV host after Nicola Sturgeon announced that she would seek a second independence referendum.

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Alex Salmond was questioned on his radio show. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond refuses to rule out return as SNP leader

Alex Salmond has not ruled out any potential return to lead the SNP for a third time.

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Alex Salmond has criticised the US strike. Picture: PA

Salmond: PM will pay political price for sacking Heseltine

Alex Salmond has warned Theresa May to remember what happened to the last Prime Minister who crossed Michael Heseltine.

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Alex Salmond. Picture: John Devlin.

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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Alex Salmond congratulated the First Minister on her announcement. Picture: Duncan Brown

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 was questioned on his radio show. 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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