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Nicola Sturgeon mocks Donald Trump over climate change ahead of UK visit

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has taken a swipe at Donald Trump over his anti-climate change agenda ahead of the US president's visit to …

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UK will cover cost if Trump visits Scotland

The UK will cover the costs of a visit to Scotland should Donald Trump decide to travel north of the border, the government has said.<p>Chief secretary …

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Man behind vow for new Scots powers supports independence

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Why should anyone bother with this monster of a report?<p>Unionists and democrats are doing the SNP a signal favour this weekend in giving any thought whatsoever to the results of that party’s grandiosely titled Sustainable Growth Commission’s report, on what it thinks of Scotland’s economic …

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UK media regulator opens new impartiality probes into RT | Financial Times

The UK’s media regulator Ofcom said on Monday it had opened three new investigations into broadcasts made by the Kremlin-funded news channel RT in …

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Marina Litvinenko: Alex Salmond should give up his show on Russia Today

The widow of Alexander Litvinenko, the ex-spy who was assassinated in London, has urged Alex Salmond to give up his talk show on the controversial channel Russia Today.<p>Marina Litvinenko said his appearance on what she called a “propaganda-style station” could not be excused.<p>Mr Salmond has been …

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Thousands march for independence in Scotland

Thousands of protesters have descended on Glasgow, Scotland, on Saturday in a mass call for independence, four years after a referendum failed to secure the result.<p>The organisers All Under One Banner advertised the annual event on Facebook for “everyone who desires an independent nation”. Around …

Scotland

Ofcom opens seven investigations into Russia Today

<b>Ofcom has opened seven investigations into Russia Today, in light of the Salisbury nerve agent attack which took place in March.</b><p>The regulator will investigate "due impartiality of news and current affairs programmes" on the channel.<p>A spokesperson for Ofcom said "we have observed a significant …

Entertainment (UK)

Government loses two House of Lords votes on EU withdrawal bill – as it happened

The government has lost by a mile. Peers passed the Kerr amendment by 348 votes to 225 - a majority of 123.<p>A spokesperson for Alex Salmond’s TV production company, Slàinte Media, has denied ever claiming the tweets on his RT chat show which Ofcom said were wrongly described as “audience tweets” …

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Alex Salmond...Unleashed with Special Guests...Elaine C Smith, Catalonian Minister Clara Ponsati and her award-winning lawyer, Aamer Anwar.<p>Alex …

Scottish Politics

Jacob Rees-Mogg to host phone-in show on LBC

<b>Jacob Rees-Mogg has been announced as the new host of a fortnightly phone-in show on LBC.</b><p>The Conservative MP will take calls for half an hour at the start of Nick Ferrari's breakfast show.<p>A vocal Brexit supporter, Mr Rees-Mogg is also known for his polarising views on issues such as abortion.<p>He …

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Alex Salmond's LBC Show Ends - But He Continues To Host RT Slot Despite Criticism

He has faced fresh calls to stop following the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.<p>Alex Salmond’s political debate show on LBC has come to an end …

Scottish Politics

Perthshire councillor apologises after sharing images from Facebook page which dubs Alex Salmond a "w***er"

Cllr Anne Jarvis, who represents the Strathtay ward at Perth and Kinross Council, shared the two posts on Sunday, March 11 at 10.05pm and 10.03pm on …

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Like Margaret Thatcher, whose talents were augmented by who and what she was up against, Ruth Davidson has been a lucky leader. Whereas Maggie had the Falklands war as well as only Michael Foot and Neil Kinnock to contend with, Ruth has had Alex Salmond’s and Nicola Sturgeon’s obsession with …

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Why Scotland's football bigotry law was shown the red card

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Alex Salmond's Heated Exchange With BBC Journalist Over Corbyn Hat

18 March 2018, 18:44<p>The BBC continues to deny photoshopping an image of Jeremy Corbyn with a Russian hat during a segment on Newsnight.<p>The Labour …

Scottish Politics

Alex Salmond uses his RT show to argue more evidence needed to show Russia behind Salisbury attack

Alex Salmond has argued there is not enough evidence to show Russia is responsible for the Salisbury nerve agent attack as he launched an impassioned defence of the Kremlin-funded channel that broadcasts his TV show.<p>The former First Minister used a monologue to camera at the end of today’s edition …

Alex Salmond: Russian TV station 'not propaganda'

<b>Alex Salmond has launched a staunch defence of his weekly show on Russian broadcaster RT as he warned regulator Ofcom against closing the channel down.</b><p>Opponents have accused the former Scottish first minister of being a "useful idiot for the Kremlin".<p>But Mr Salmond insisted that the state-funded …

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Alex Salmond defends Russia Today show after nerve agent attack - 'I hold no brief from the Kremlin'

The former First Minister insisted he can say what he likes on the TV show and labelled the chemical poisoning a 'heinous crime'.<p>Alex Salmond has …

Scottish Politics

Alex Salmond’s defence of Russia Today is inexcusable

On his RT television show this morning, Alex Salmond shrugged-off criticism that, by working for the Russians, he has reduced himself from erstwhile statesman to useful idiot. Look, he said, RT is no different from the BBC, ITV or Sky. It is regulated by Ofcom and so, “by definition”, cannot be a …

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Alex Salmond accused of being 'useful idiot' as he is urged to quit RT chat show

Alex Salmond has been accused of being a “useful idiot” as he came under pressure to quit his chat show on a Kremlin-funded TV channel following the disclosure it was “highly likely” Russia was behind the Salisbury nerve agent attack.<p>Alex Cole-Hamilton, a Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP, challenged …

Scottish Politics

Heroes in training save the life of man in serious danger on Bonhill bridge

The man was distress when the two trainee bodyguards came across him by chance.<p>Two ex-soldiers training to be bodyguards in Bonhill saved the life of …

Scottish Politics

Why Kate Middleton and Prince William Have Completely Different Titles When They Visit Scotland

Just when you thought royal titles couldn't get more confusing...<p>The royal family may not have a last name, but the many complicated titles they have …

Scotland

Wishart’s questions crack SNP facade

Scottish Parliament

John Swinney accused of blocking release of Prince Charles documents in SNP secrecy row

SNP ministers have accused of pervading over a culture of “evasiveness and secrecy” by blocking the publication of documents about their dealings with the Prince of Wales over Scottish education.<p>Holyrood’s opposition parties highlighted emails showing that John Swinney said he would “prefer” that …

Great Britain

Kate and Wills have completely different names when they visit Scotland and Ireland and this is what they are known as

MOST of us know that when Prince William married Kate Middleton, they were given the titles of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.<p>But did you know …

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Angus Robertson steps down as SNP deputy leader

<b>Angus Robertson has announced he is standing down as deputy leader of the SNP with immediate effect.</b><p>He lost his Moray constituency to Conservative Douglas Ross in the UK general election last June.<p>In a letter informing Nicola Sturgeon of his decision he said his mandate had been to partner her at …

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Daily Mail Apologises To Nicola Sturgeon For Claiming She Banned Union Flags For The Queen’s Birthday

Sturgeon 1, Scottish Daily Mail 0.<p>Nicola Sturgeon has received an apology from the Scottish Daily Mail after it published an article claiming she had …

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Daily Mail apologises for falsely claiming Nicola Sturgeon banned Union Flags on Queen's birthday

<i>The Daily Mail</i> has published an apology after it falsely claimed that Nicola Sturgeon banned the Union Flag from flying above dozens of buildings on …

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Daily Mail apologises to Nicola Sturgeon over flag story

<b>The Scottish Daily Mail has published an apology to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon over its story about flying the Union flag.</b><p>It had reported that Ms Sturgeon "decreed" that the flag should not be flown over dozens of public buildings to mark royal events.<p>The Mail said it was "happy" to clarify …

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