Alex Salmond

Sunday 14 December 2014

Ruth Wishart's account of Alex Salmond's first stint at ­Westminster says the new Banff & Buchan MP interrupted Nigel Lawson's 1988 Budget speech "when Lawson announced not just a tax cut to the top rate but also the advent of the poll tax" (He punched above his weight from the moment he walked into the Commons, News, December 7).

Sunday 14 December 2014

Russell Wardrop has an unusual approach to Christmas shopping.

Sunday 14 December 2014

There was never any doubt that Jim Murphy was the best candidate for leader of the ­Scottish Labour Party.

Friday 12 December 2014

ALEX Salmond has said he would welcome a pro-union pact aimed at thwarting his bid to return to Westminster and insisted that if an agreement was struck to field a single anti-nationalist candidate against him "the SNP will beat them as well".