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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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‘Kremlin trolls target Nicola Sturgeon’ after Russia criticism

Russian trolls have launched a campaign of cyber attacks on Nicola Sturgeon after the Scottish First Minister condemned the country over the poisoning of a former spy, it has been claimed.

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Nicola Sturgeon ‘disappointed’ as MSPs vote to scrap Football Act

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is “disappointed” by the vote to scrap a controversial law aimed at tackling sectarianism at football.

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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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Nicola Sturgeon.

Nicola Sturgeon says sunset clause can end ‘power grab’ row

The Scottish and Welsh governments have offered a way out of the deadlock over post-Brexit devolution if a “sunset clause” is introduced to put a time limit on any Westminster “power grab”, The Scotsman has learned.

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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard quizzed Nicola Sturgeon at First Minister's Questions. Picture: JP

Nicola Sturgeon urged to stop public contract workers paying for wages

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to take action to stop workers on public contracts in Scotland having to pay in order to receive wages.

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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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Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland ready for chemical weapons attack

Nicola Sturgeon has declared Scotland ready to deal with a future chemical weapons incident in the aftermath of the Salisbury attack.

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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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Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov

Russia will expel British diplomats ‘soon’

Russia’s foreign minister has declared the country will expel British diplomats “soon” as it moves to match the UK’s aggressive stance.

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Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis (R) reacts as he talks with the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstad. Picture: Getty Images

David Davis says he can accept shorter Brexit transition period

Brexit Secretary David Davis has signalled he is prepared to accept a shorter transition period than the UK wanted.

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Nicola Sturgeon backs Theresa May as Russian diplomats expelled

Nicola Sturgeon has won praise for the SNP after backing Theresa May’s tough response towards Russia over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

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Nicola Sturgeon opens door to Brexit powers deal

The differences between the UK and Scottish governments over post-Brexit powers “aren’t insignificant but are not insurmountable” Nicola Sturgeon has said following talks with Theresa May.

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Analysis: What has changed in year since Nicola Sturgeon’s Indyref2 statement?

The analysis of Professor John Curtice on missteps on Brexit was not only grim reading for First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, but also came at an auspicious time.

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Brexit: Britain will be paying EU divorce bill until 2064

Britain will shell out £37.1 billion to settle its Brexit divorce bill, but the UK’s fiscal watchdog predicts payments to the EU will continue until 2064.

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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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UK could impose ‘extensive’ sanctions on Russia for poison attack

The UK could impose “extensive” new sanctions on Russia tomorrow after Theresa May said it was “highly likely” that Vladimir Putin’s government carried out the poison attack on a Russian double agent on UK soil.

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Donald Trump fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump has fired his Secretary of State hours after Rex Tillerson backed the UK's claim that the Salisbury nerve agent attack was "highly likely" to have originated in Russia.

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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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