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Tweets on Salmond's programme "not from audience", Ofcom says

'Audience tweets' read out on Alex Salmond's programme on Russia Today (RT) "were not from audience members", broadcast regulator Ofcom has said.
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Mr Salmond said the Syrian government 'certainly has the means but the motivation could lie elsewhere'.

Alex Salmond questions Assad involvement in chemical weapons attack

Alex Salmond has questioned whether the Bashar al-Assad regime was responsible for the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

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Press watchdog rejects Alex Salmond complaint about newspaper

A complaint by former First Minister Alex Salmond against a national newspaper has been rejected by the independent watchdog which regulates the press.

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Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati to appear on Alex Salmond chat show

Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati has been lined up to appear on Alex Salmond’s live chat show.

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Chris Paterson, who has died aged just 21

Guitarist who featured in Alex Salmond Fringe show dies aged 21

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has led tributes to a talented guitarist who died suddenly of a suspected heart attack, aged just 21.

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Alex Salmond: I won't be "bullied off the air" over RT show

A defiant Alex Salmond has vowed that he will not be "bullied off air" by his critics over his controversial TV programme on the Russian state-backed broadcaster, Russia Today (RT).

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Mr Salmond said the Syrian government 'certainly has the means but the motivation could lie elsewhere'.

Timeline: The row over Alex Salmond’s Russia Today talk show

Alex Salmond will present his weekly show on Russia Today again on Thursday, despite calls for him to quit the Kremlin-backed broadcaster.

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Ruth Davidson calls for ban on RT "propaganda"

Ruth Davidson calls for ban on RT "propaganda"

Ruth Davidson has called for Russia Today (RT), the network that broadcasts Alex Salmond's television programme, to be banned in the UK as the SNP faced further pressure over its response to the former First Minister's position.
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Nicola Sturgeon urged to take action over SNP NEC member’s role on Salmond show

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of turning a blind eye to a “direct funnel of money and influence” from the Kremlin into the SNP amid growing controversy over Alex Salmond’s contentious show on state-funded broadcaster Russia Today (RT).

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In pictures: Alex Salmond’s career

For many years Alex Salmond has been a prominent figure in Scottish politics.

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Defiant Alex Salmond says “I can say what I like” on Russia Today

A defiant Alex Salmond has declared he can “say what I like” on Russia Today (RT), claiming any move to shut down his television show would make a “mockery of freedom of speech”.

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Alex Salmond will respond to calls for Russia Today to be banned from UK. Picture: Scott Louden

Alex Salmond promises to respond to criticism on RT show

Alex Salmond will respond to growing pressure over his work for state-funded broadcaster Russia Today (RT) during his weekly programme, as the broadcast regulator signalled that it was ready to ban the channel from the UK.

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Alex Salmond accused of being 'Putin's useful idiot' amid calls to ban RT

Alex Salmond accused of being 'Putin's useful idiot' amid calls to ban RT

Alex Salmond is facing growing pressure to abandon his programme for the state-funded broadcaster Russia Today (RT) amid calls for the channel to be banned in the UK.
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Alex Salmond at his fringe show Unleashed.

Alex Salmond will answer questions about ‘Indyref 2 timeline’ on new tour

Alex Salmond has promised to answer questions about the prospect of a second independence referendum “if he is asked” about when indyref2 should take place.

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Alex Salmond speaking at the Scottish Independence Convention.

Alex Salmond calls for independence debate as he brands Theresa May ‘incompetent’

Alex Salmond has branded Theresa May as ‘incompetent’ describing her as the ‘worst prime minister’ he knows, and urged for debate about how to ‘get independence in nearest proximity.’

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Alex Salmond is taking his Fringe stage show on a UK tour

Alex Salmond is set to take his festival stage show on a UK tour.

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Alex Salmond has hosted a talk show on Russia Today since November last year. Picture: TSPL

Scots bookmaker offers odds on Alex Salmond ‘moving to Russia’

A Scots bookmaker is offering odds on former First Minister Alex Salmond relocating to Russia.

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UK politicians told to stop being ‘useful idiots’ by appearing on Russia Today

British politicians must stop being “useful idiots” by appearing on Kremlin-backed broadcasters, a former minister has said.

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Alex Salmond was a strong supporter of the sector while in office. Picture: Scott Louden

Alex Salmond: Brexit will cause huge damage to Scots renewable energy

Brexit could bring “huge damage” to Scotland’s renewable energy industry, former first minister Alex Salmond has said.

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Ukrainian Ambassador, Natalia Galibarenko, meets presiding officer Ken MacIntosh

Ukrainian ambassador says Alex Salmond is RT ‘puppet’

Ukrainian ambassador to UK Natalia Galibarenko has accused Alex Salmond of sacrificing his reputation to become “a puppet” on the Kremlin-backed RT television channel.

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