Salmond hints at Labour vote deal

19 December 2014 4.01am.

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MP: Twitter must block racist words

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Salmond hints at Labour vote deal

Alex Salmond has hinted that the SNP would be prepared to set aside the convention that its MPs do not vote on laws that only affect England in ...

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MP: Twitter must block racist words

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