Alex Salmond


post 29 December 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: what we learned in 2014

Who were the heroes and villains of 2014 for Channel 4 News's award-winning FactCheck blog?

post 28 October 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Can Jim Murphy save Scottish Labour?

Jim Murphy is expected to declare his candidacy for the leadership of Scottish Labour in the next 48 hours, but some commentators say he has too much Blairite baggage to carry off the job.

post 08 October 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Clegg attacks 'un-British' grievance politics

Nick Clegg revealed that George Osborne, when he refused to implement a bigger tax threshold leap in the 2012 budget, said: "I don't want to deliver a Lib Dem budget."

article 23 September 2014 UK, Scotland
Lower voting age to 16, says Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond says the referendum proved 16- and 17-year-olds can be trusted to vote, and tells Scottish politicians they need to hold Westminister's "feet to the fire" over devolution promises.

article 23 September 2014 UK, Scotland
Yes or no? Will the real Andy Murray please stand up?

Andy Murray says his tweet backing the Scottish independence yes campaign was "out of character" - but this is not the first time that Murray has left fans confused about where his allegiances lie.

article 23 September 2014 UK, Scotland
SNP UK's third biggest party after surge in members

Alex Salmond's Scottish National Party says over 22,000 people signed up since the referendum vote last Thursday, putting the party's membership size ahead of the Liberal Democrats.

video 21 September 2014 UK, Scotland

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Alex Salmond: movement to independence is 'irresistible'

Alex Salmond tells Channel 4 News that the movement to independence is "irresistible" as it is backed by the younger generation - and adds that older scots were "scared" into voting no.

post 20 September 2014
Read more from Jon on Snowblog The going of Alex Salmond

We might have been sitting in an undertaker┐s waiting room. Something was afoot. You could have cut the air with a knife.

post 19 September 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog The two camps of Yes Scotland: nationalists and radicals

Alex Salmond's dramatic move - after a night of drama in Scotland and a day of confusion in Westminster - adds another variable to the outcome of the constitutional crisis.