Alex Salmond


video 04 April 2014 UK

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Scotland: battered wife or kid brother? - video

Scottish stand-up comics Andy Todd and Fern Brady see the funny side of the independence referendum, even if they are on opposite sides of the debate.

article 26 March 2014 UK, Scotland
Exclusive: Groundskeeper Willie on Scottish independence

The most famous Scotsman on television - Groundskeeper Willie from the Simpsons - follows Kermit the Frog in commenting on Scottish independence.

post 12 March 2014
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Scottish politician seeks independent woman for voting commitment

Many more women have been elected to political office in Scotland than at Westminster, but female voters remain sceptical about independence.

post 10 March 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Scottish independence through the eyes of some 'familiar faces'

Gordon Brown is out-flanking quite a few in his party with his prescription for how far Scottish devolution should go.

article 27 February 2014 UK
Alex Salmond (picture: Getty)
Standard Life could move out of an independent Scotland

The argument for Scottish independence suffers a set-back as Standard Life says it could move away from the country in the event of a "Yes" vote, and RBS reports increased losses.

post 24 February 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: has Salmond slipped up on Scotland's oil?

Scotland's oil is worth 1.5 trillion and will make the country one of the wealthiest in the world, according to the first minister. Is he right?

post 24 February 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cabinet tag

The no camp set out to vanquish independence and keep yes support in the low 30s. I haven't heard many no campaigners predict the "low 30s" for the yes campaign in some time.

post 24 February 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Scottish independence: milk, oil and granite

The PM is whizzing into Aberdeen, the granite city, on an RAF flight that the SNP MP Angus Robertson has coined "Scare Force One".

article 24 February 2014 UK
David Cameron and Alex Slamond do battle over North Sea oil
Yes/No Scotland: Cameron and Salmond do battle over oil

David Cameron and Alex Salmond chair meetings in the UK's oil and gas capital, Aberdeen, in the latest clash over Scottish independence and set out their plans for North Sea exploration.