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Two weeks ago I received the honour of being re-elected as the MP for Aberdeen North and immediately got back to work starting new cases helping people I had spoken to during the general election campaign. In fact, at the election count I was approached by a constituent looking for help.
This has been a heartbreaking, gut-wrenching and deeply sorrowful week.
Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video blog, Alex Salmond says the Prime Minister's lost authority will make it difficult for her to negotiate a good Brexit deal.
Ramsay Jones: Thursday was one of the most astonishing, compelling, and confusing elections in my lifetime
And so the winners are the losers, and the vanquished have become the victors.
Scotland's political leaders have praised The Press and Journal for championing local journalism and holding government to account.
It’s no secret that a lot of newspapers have had a tough time over the past few years. The rise of the internet has brought new challenges and opportunities but there’s one area that’s been going from strength to strength and that’s the local paper.
I have always been a great supporter of the local and regional press in Scotland.
Journalists play a vital role in our national life. As a former journalist myself, I know that journalism at its best holds the powerful to account and gives voice to the powerless.
Reporting and scrutiny provided by local and regional press have an important role to play in our democracy, whether online or in print.
Donald Trump's position is utterly delusional.
Local services in Aberdeen have been hammered by cuts from central government in both Edinburgh and London.
In the 10 years since this SNP Government first took office, Scotland has made great strides forward in becoming a fairer and more inclusive society.
I am composing this prose from the idyllic setting of the island of Jura.
Alex Salmond: Theresa May turning the Tories into UKIP while Macron proves leaders can take on the far-right and win
Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video blog (from the back of an Aberdeen taxi) Gordon MP Alex Salmond discusses how Theresa May and new French president-elect Emmanuel Macron have chosen different paths to counter the far-right.
I'm going to blow my own trumpet.
On Thursday residents will take to the polls to decide who they want to represent them in their local council.
It is time to choose. So are you going to vote on Thursday?
I care passionately about the future of our precious Union.
Alex Salmond discusses the reasons why Tories face a rocky road to the general election.
One of the many advantages of the SNP being the UK Parliament's third largest party is the opportunity to hold the Tory government to account each week at Prime Minister's Questions.
Calling a snap election makes "a complete nonsense" of the move to fixed-term parliaments, according to a north-east expert.
The announcement of a general election after triggering Article 50, and with less than two months' notice to polling day, has been one of Theresa May's most cavalier moments - and that really is saying something.
I welcome the announcement from the prime minister. The Scottish Conservatives stand ready for the campaign ahead and are hugely confident of increasing our number of votes and seats.
We asked members of the public what their view was after Prime Minister Theresa May called for a snap election in June.
A snap General Election has sent shockwaves through Holyrood.
Seventy two years ago, the British Army's 11th Armoured Division liberated Bergen-Belsen.
My interest in road safety was brought into sharp focus when two teenagers tragically died in a horrific road accident on the outskirts of Inverness.
Alex Salmond joins the Gibraltar debate in his latest exclusive video for the Press and Journal.
By now, you probably know your Article 50 from your Section 30 even better than you know your armpit from your elbow.
On May 4, the Scottish Green Party will be fielding more local candidates across the Highlands and Islands than ever before.
Now that the Prime Minister has triggered Article 50, the two-year countdown to leaving the EU begins.
Sometimes it is hard to know where to start and even harder to know what to say.