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Ken Dodd and the SNP: more summer nonsense

Alex Salmond advises Nicola Sturgeon on tactics for indyref2

I had a colleague once who went to a conference in Liverpool, where an interlude after the conference dinner was provided by comedian Ken Dodd. 691 more words

Referendums are a bad thing: discuss

From an initial standpoint of relative neutrality, I have come to the conclusion that referendums – at least as practised in the UK – are a bad thing. 799 more words

The EU referendum ... a one-off comment before normal service is resumed

It doesn’t take a genius to detect that I avoid issues in this blog that are not directly related to the maintenance of the union between Scotland and the rest of the UK. 753 more words


Kenny MacAskill’s book on Lockerbie is a bit of a puzzle.

MacAskill asserts that Megrahi, found guilty by the court, did not buy the clothes from Tony Gauci’s shop. 366 more words


#23 Blue Blog: Salmond Carping

Quick question- why do people care what Alex Salmond thinks?

I can’t seem to wrap my head around it, I really can’t.

He was a mediocre First Minister, who launched a failed referendum during which he frequently lied and exaggerated, resigned in a huff, and now sits as a MP desperate for any scrap of attention. 388 more words


Alex Salmond & MacAskill's Lockerbie Book

“This book details the duplicity of UK and US governments who condemned the release while negotiating commercial deals with the Gaddafi regime. It tells of the pressures on the judicial system of Scotland from the global controversy and a Justice Secretary’s search for justice.

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Puigdemont: “Catalonia would like to follow Scotland’s path, but in Spain there is no one willing to negotiate”

Article published at Catalan News Agency, May 12th, 2016

Photo: Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont and former Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, shaking hands after sharing their views in a radio show in London (by ACN) 711 more words