#Alex Salmond

scotsman.com 11 days ago
Alex Salmond says Scotland should push for independence now while Boris Johnson is mired in scandal

Alex Salmond says Scotland should push for independence now while Boris Johnson is mired in scandal

Former first minister Alex Salmond said independence supporters should capitalise on the scandal engulfing Boris Johnson and push for another referendum.

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New complaints procedure to come into effect after unlawful Salmond probe

New complaints procedure to come into effect after unlawful Salmond probe

Complaints about current and former Scottish Government ministers will be handled by external and independent investigators following the unlawful investigatio [...]

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scotsman.com 20 days ago
Alex Salmond takes dig at SNP amid row over devo-max referendum option

Alex Salmond takes dig at SNP amid row over devo-max referendum option

Alex Salmond has criticised the SNP's lack of progress on independence amid a row over whether any future referendum should include a devo-max option.

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thetimes.co.uk 24 days ago
Salmond shelves plan for court case book

Salmond shelves plan for court case book

It was billed as a potentially explosive publication that could have inflicted serious damage on Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP. But Alex Salmond has abandoned pl

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scotsman.com 30 days ago
Alex Salmond demands immediate financial help for private hire and taxi drivers

Alex Salmond demands immediate financial help for private hire and taxi drivers

Alex Salmond has demanded immediate action to support hard-pressed private hire and taxi drivers hit by Christmas and Hogmanay cancellations.

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thetimes.co.uk 36 days ago
Year that Scotland survived attempted coup by Alex Salmond

Year that Scotland survived attempted coup by Alex Salmond

How was 2021 for you? I ask with some hesitation. There will be Times readers who have lost a loved one to Covid-19 this year, an ordeal all the more cruel for [...]

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Alex Salmond: SNP 'kicked north-east in the teeth' over oil and gas

Alex Salmond: SNP 'kicked north-east in the teeth' over oil and gas

Former first minister Alex Salmond says the SNP has "kicked the north-east in the teeth" in a blistering attack on the party's opposition to new oil and

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thetimes.co.uk 56 days ago
Firm behind Alex Salmond’s TV show brings in £330,000

Firm behind Alex Salmond’s TV show brings in £330,000

The production company behind Alex Salmond’s Kremlin-funded TV show has made more than £330,000 since it launched four years ago. Slainte Media, founded by t

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heraldscotland.com 57 days ago
Alex Salmond trial blogger Craig Murray freed from prison

Alex Salmond trial blogger Craig Murray freed from prison

A FORMER diplomat jailed for contempt of court during the Alex Salmond trial has been released after serving half of his eight month sentence.

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thetimes.co.uk 64 days ago
Leslie Evans’s exit should give Alex Salmond good cheer

Leslie Evans’s exit should give Alex Salmond good cheer

Alex Salmond has good reason to enjoy Hogmanay because December 31 is also his birthday. This year the former first minister turns 67 and as he raises a glass [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 66 days ago
Supporting cast must be given the chance to shine

Supporting cast must be given the chance to shine

In the eyes of Alex Salmond, she is too timid in her pursuit of independence. Most Conservative voters would like her to depart the political scene forthwith. [...]

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heraldscotland.com 85 days ago
Salmond splashed £200,000 on Holyrood election flop

Salmond splashed £200,000 on Holyrood election flop

ALEX Salmond’s party spent more than £200,000 in its doomed Holyrood election bid.

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heraldscotland.com 97 days ago
Alex Salmond: We can’t allow ourselves to be played for fools again

Alex Salmond: We can’t allow ourselves to be played for fools again

Scotland’s crucial carbon capture hopes have now been sunk by the Westminster Government for the third time in 15 years – once by Labour and now…

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dailymail.co.uk 125 days ago
Police launch probe into Alex Salmond inquiry leaks

Police launch probe into Alex Salmond inquiry leaks

Police Scotland confirmed it had received two complaints about the 'potential unlawful disclosure of information'. Pictured: Alex Salmond.

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Tory MP claims SNP prosecuted Salmond without evidence and Johnson eating cake 'minor' in comparison

Tory MP claims SNP prosecuted Salmond without evidence and Johnson eating cake 'minor' in comparison

A TORY MP has suggested the SNP tried to prosecute Alex Salmond while knowing there was no evidence to do so, and claimed this was worse than Boris…

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heraldscotland.com 11 days ago
Salmond urges independence push amid Boris scandal and 'disarray'

Salmond urges independence push amid Boris scandal and 'disarray'

ALEX Salmond has said Scottish politicians shouldn’t try to topple the “the worst Prime Minister in living memory” as he would only be…

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scotsman.com 13 days ago
'No time limit' on harassment complaints against ministers in new procedure published after Alex Salmond inquiry

'No time limit' on harassment complaints against ministers in new procedure published after Alex Salmond inquiry

Ministers from the start of devolution could potentially be investigated by the Scottish Government if harassment complaints are made against them.

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heraldscotland.com 23 days ago
SNP MSP reveals 'wood chipper' death threat after attack by Alba party

SNP MSP reveals 'wood chipper' death threat after attack by Alba party

A FEMALE SNP MSP who was accused by Alex Salmond’s Alba party of normalising paedophiles has reported receiving death threats, including being…

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thetimes.co.uk 35 days ago
Ministers miss Holyrood complaints system deadline

Ministers miss Holyrood complaints system deadline

Scottish ministers have missed a deadline to update Holyrood on its already delayed plans to improve harassment procedures in the wake of the Alex Salmond scan [...]

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heraldscotland.com 38 days ago
Salmond says keeping Johnson in power is 'Scotland's democratic opportunity'

Salmond says keeping Johnson in power is 'Scotland's democratic opportunity'

FORMER first minister Alex Salmond has called on pro-independence supporters to keep the PM firmly inside Downing Street – labelling the chaotic…

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Alex Salmond: 'In Trump's view I went from greatest First Minister to mad Alex, trying to destroy Scotland'

Alex Salmond: 'In Trump's view I went from greatest First Minister to mad Alex, trying to destroy Scotland'

In part four, we heard what went on behind the scenes as senior politicians sought to overturn a decision to reject Donald Trump's £1bn golf resort plan

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thetimes.co.uk 56 days ago
Craig Murray, jailed Salmond blogger hits out at Establishment

Craig Murray, jailed Salmond blogger hits out at Establishment

The former ambassador to Uzbekistan who was jailed after a court ruled that his blog could have identified Alex Salmond’s accusers has criticised the “Scottish

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scotsman.com 61 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon is no Maggie Thatcher of oil but we still need more vision for our grandchildren's sake - Joyce McMillan

Nicola Sturgeon is no Maggie Thatcher of oil but we still need more vision for our grandchildren's sake - Joyce McMillan

ALEX SALMOND always did have a flair for the colourful soundbite; and this week, he aimed a particularly low blow at his successor Nicola Sturgeon, when he des [...]

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Alex Salmond says Nicola Sturgeon's oil opposition will cost her 'tens of thousands' of north-east votes

Alex Salmond says Nicola Sturgeon's oil opposition will cost her 'tens of thousands' of north-east votes

Alex Salmond has compared Nicola Sturgeon to Margaret Thatcher after she announced her opposition to the proposed Cambo oil field off Shetland. The former

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thetimes.co.uk 68 days ago
Whitehall chief John Paul Marks to succeed Leslie Evans as permanent secretary

Whitehall chief John Paul Marks to succeed Leslie Evans as permanent secretary

Scotland’s most senior civil servant, who survived calls to quit over the Alex Salmond fiasco, will be replaced by a senior figure from Whitehall.Leslie Evans [...]

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heraldscotland.com 110 days ago
Salmond criticises Sturgeon for saying 'time is on her side' over Indyref2

Salmond criticises Sturgeon for saying 'time is on her side' over Indyref2

ALEX Salmond has criticised Nicola Sturgeon after she argued time is on her side when it comes to independence.

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The Break Up: Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond's battle to be turned into TV drama

The Break Up: Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond's battle to be turned into TV drama

Film-makers are planning to make a drama out of the SNP's biggest crisis: the Sturgeon/Salmond fall-out. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her

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thetimes.co.uk 125 days ago
Police Scotland investigate Alex Salmond inquiry leak claims

Police Scotland investigate Alex Salmond inquiry leak claims

Police officers are investigating claims that information was leaked from the Scottish government’s inquiry into harassment complaints against Alex Salmond.Pol [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 1 day ago
Unionists should welcome the SNP growing up

Unionists should welcome the SNP growing up

Shortly after Russia annexed Crimea eight years ago, Alex Salmond gave an interview to GQ magazine in which he was asked whether he admired Vladimir Putin. Yes

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scotsman.com 12 days ago
Alex Salmond harassment complaints could be reopened by Scottish ministers with new procedure

Alex Salmond harassment complaints could be reopened by Scottish ministers with new procedure

Harassment complaints made against Alex Salmond could be reopened by the Scottish Government using a new procedure announced on Thursday, it can be revealed.

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scotsman.com 18 days ago
Alba Party calls on Holyrood to fund council tax freeze 'to stop many households being pushed into poverty'

Alba Party calls on Holyrood to fund council tax freeze 'to stop many households being pushed into poverty'

Alex Salmond’s Alba Party has called on the Scottish Government to fully fund a council tax freeze in upcoming local authority budgets – to help stymie the “co [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 24 days ago
Kevin Pringle: Alba’s breaks with convention set an example for nationalists

Kevin Pringle: Alba’s breaks with convention set an example for nationalists

When Alex Salmond’s Alba Party made its clumsy entry onto Scotland’s political stage at the start of last year’s Holyrood campaign, no one could predict with c [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 29 days ago
Alex Salmond’s Alba party takes on SNP over trans rights

Alex Salmond’s Alba party takes on SNP over trans rights

Alex Salmond’s Alba Party hopes to capitalise on divisions within the SNP over transgender rights by fielding candidates in every part of Scotland in next year [...]

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scotsman.com 38 days ago
Scottish ministers claim they did not use WhatsApp during Alex Salmond Inquiry or Green negotiations

Scottish ministers claim they did not use WhatsApp during Alex Salmond Inquiry or Green negotiations

Scottish ministers have claimed they sent and received no WhatsApp or text messages during the height of the Alex Salmond inquiry and while negotiating the SNP [...]

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Alex Salmond: They were buckling under the pressure and a small part of you says 'let them stew in their own juice'

Alex Salmond: They were buckling under the pressure and a small part of you says 'let them stew in their own juice'

In part three, we heard how seven councillors voted at an Aberdeenshire Council meeting to reject Donald Trump's bid to build a £1bn golf resort in the

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scotsman.com 57 days ago
Scottish independence campaigner Craig Murray criticises Nicola Sturgeon after leaving prison in Edinburgh

Scottish independence campaigner Craig Murray criticises Nicola Sturgeon after leaving prison in Edinburgh

The former British ambassador who was jailed after a court ruled his blog posts could have identified several of Alex Salmond’s accusers has left prison at the [...]

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heraldscotland.com 63 days ago
SNP MP urges her party to work with Salmond's Alba to win independence

SNP MP urges her party to work with Salmond's Alba to win independence

A PROMINENT SNP MP has effectively called on Nicola Sturgeon to work with Alex Salmond and his breakaway Alba party in the fight for independence.

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thetimes.co.uk 65 days ago
Alex Salmond berates Nicola Sturgeon over opposition to Cambo oil field

Alex Salmond berates Nicola Sturgeon over opposition to Cambo oil field

Alex Salmond has said that Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to oppose the new Cambo oil field to help curb climate change is a blow to the case for Scottish independ [...]

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scotsman.com 79 days ago
Scottish Government advertise for independent investigators under complaints process in wake of Alex Salmond ruling

Scottish Government advertise for independent investigators under complaints process in wake of Alex Salmond ruling

A new procedure for dealing with complaints about Scottish ministers has reached a “milestone”, Deputy First Minister John Swinney said, as the Scottish Govern [...]

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heraldscotland.com 93 days ago
Salmond has gone from 'deeply respected' to Russian TV,  says Defence Secretary

Salmond has gone from 'deeply respected' to Russian TV, says Defence Secretary

THE UK Defence Secretary has lamented Alex Salmond’s loss of credibility through his work for a Russian-backed TV channel, saying he used to be…

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heraldscotland.com 124 days ago
Alba party demands action on ferries

Alba party demands action on ferries

MEMBERS of Alex Salmond’s Alba party have posed with models to highlight the precarious state of Scotland’s ship-building industry.

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scotsman.com 125 days ago
Police Scotland investigating leaks from Scottish Government’s Alex Salmond inquiry

Police Scotland investigating leaks from Scottish Government’s Alex Salmond inquiry

Police officers are investigating claims that information was leaked from the Scottish Government’s inquiry of harassment complaints against Alex Salmond.

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