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Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond claims credit for SNP Commons walkout

Alex Salmond has claimed he came up with the idea for the SNP's dramatic Commons walkout this week.

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SNP MP mounts more pressure on Alex Salmond to quit RT show

The SNP’s defence spokesman Stewart McDonald has called for greater engagement in Europe’s “forgotten war” in Ukraine – and warned his own party to be wary of the “dangerous instrument” of Russian propaganda.

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Does Scottish politics need another Alex Salmond comeback?

The decision by Alex Salmond stunned the great and good of Scottish politics. No one, it seemed, saw it coming.

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Alex Salmond pledges return to frontline politics when Sturgeon calls Indyref2

Alex Salmond last night said he would return to frontline politics as soon as Nicola Sturgeon fires the starting gun for a second independence referendum.

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Paris Gourtsoyannis: Why SNP arguments are not the end of independence

Bored Yes activists are getting on each others’ nerves, but how much does it matter, asks Paris Gourtsoyannis.

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Russian state media telling "bare-faced lies", MI5 chief says

Russian state media telling "bare-faced lies", MI5 chief says

The head of MI5 has condemned Russian state-backed media outlets for promoting "bare-faced lies" in a bid to destabilize the west, particularly in response to Salisbury chemical poison attack.

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Litvinenko widow urges Alex Salmond to quit RT

The widow of Alexander Litvinenko has said former First Minister Alex Salmond would be “better to give up” his TV show on the Russian channel RT.

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MPS ‘should not appear’ on Alex Salmond-linked Russian channel RT

MPs should not appear on “Russian propaganda channel” RT, Gavin Williamson has said as he urged Moscow to do more to end the conflict in Syria.

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

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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