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#Alex Salmond

# alex-salmond - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Alex Salmond pleads not guilty to attempted rape and 11 sexual assault charges Scotland This post contains videos

Alex Salmond pleads not guilty to attempted rape and 11 sexual assault charges

One of the charges relates to the attempted rape of a woman in the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

# alex-salmond - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape

Salmond was the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.

# alex-salmond - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon refers herself to ministerial watchdog over talks with Alex Salmond

Salmond resigned from the SNP last year after sexual harassment allegations, which he denies, were made public.

# alex-salmond - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Alex Salmond wins case against Scottish government over sexual harassment inquiry

A judge found the government acted unlawfully in its investigation into claims made against Salmond.

# alex-salmond - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from SNP party amid harassment claims

Police have reportedly been asked to investigate allegations he sexually assaulted two staff members.

# alex-salmond - Friday 24 August, 2018

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond denies allegations of sexual misconduct

Police have reportedly been asked to investigate allegations he sexually assaulted two staff members.

# alex-salmond - Friday 9 June, 2017

The winners and losers in the UK general election

A good day for Corbyn and Goldsmith but a bad one for May, Clegg and Salmond.

# alex-salmond - Thursday 24 December, 2015

The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero

The former Scottish first minister was snapped feeding a young woman a Solero in a picture that went viral earlier this year.

# alex-salmond - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable

The former Scottish first minister thinks it’s only a matter of time before there’s another Scottish independence referendum.

# alex-salmond - Monday 23 November, 2015

Alex Salmond told us why a united Ireland is as inevitable as Scottish independence

The former Scottish first minister has been in Dublin for the last few days and dropped by for a chat.

# alex-salmond - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The42 Focus: Scottish politics casts shadow over Ryder Cup Issue

Focus: Scottish politics casts shadow over Ryder Cup

Several huge “No thanks” hoardings remain standing in farm fields near the rural Perthshire venue.

# alex-salmond - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat

Alex Salmond thinks he should “hang his head in shame” for disrespecting her.

# alex-salmond - Monday 22 September, 2014

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

# alex-salmond - Sunday 21 September, 2014

More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run

The re-run is being suggested after allegations of vote rigging in the referendum.

# alex-salmond - Friday 19 September, 2014

Alex Salmond is resigning as Scotland's First Minister

It follows defeat for the Yes side in the independence referendum overnight.

'I accept the verdict of the people."- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered

The Scottish First Minister says that the referendum was a “triumph” for democracy.

# alex-salmond - Sunday 14 September, 2014

# alex-salmond - Saturday 13 September, 2014

The best quotes from Scotland's independence referendum campaign

Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.

# alex-salmond - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

# alex-salmond - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps

The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.

# alex-salmond - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll This post contains videos

'The water has frozen my brain': Winners and losers and one for you to decide from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# alex-salmond - Thursday 28 August, 2014

#PatronisingBTlady backfires on Scottish unionists after it's branded 'sexist' and 'insulting'

The new advert was intended to convince undecided women to vote ‘No’.

# alex-salmond - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Scottish nationalists win big in feisty debate - weeks before independence vote

The Yes side needed a performance – and they got one…

# alex-salmond - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

# alex-salmond - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland's independence

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

# alex-salmond - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Irishwoman awarded honorary OBE in recognition of science research

Andrea Nolan is currently Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University.

# alex-salmond - Saturday 12 April, 2014

"It's about putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hand." - Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.

# alex-salmond - Sunday 2 March, 2014

What both sides are saying in Scotland's great debate

There are 200 days to go.

# alex-salmond - Monday 17 February, 2014

Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence

The Scottish First Minister has said that not recognising the result would be anti-democratic.

# alex-salmond - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain

The landmark referendum is to be held next September but, whatever the outcome, questions remain over how it might affect national identity and government policy in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland, writes Natalie Tennyson.

Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC'

The Scottish government has put forward its blueprint for independence in a white paper published this morning.

Scottish Government to reveal 'landmark' independence plan

The 670-page ‘white paper’ on independence is being unveiled today ahead of next September’s historic referendum.

# alex-salmond - Monday 15 October, 2012

Scottish independence: Will they stay or will they go?

David Cameron will sign a deal with Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond later, outlining plans for a referendum on Scottish independence.

# alex-salmond - Saturday 22 September, 2012

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Thousands attend Scottish independence rally

SNP leader Alex Salmon addressed the crowd during the event.

# alex-salmond - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Column: The British government is facing separation anxiety

But this isn’t about Ireland for a change as the Falklands and Scotland look to upcoming referendums on their future, writes David McCann from the University of Ulster.

# alex-salmond - Friday 22 June, 2012

Stirling stuff: Taoiseach to attend British-Irish Council summit in Scotland

Enda Kenny will be accompanied by Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte on a trip that also includes a meeting with Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.

# alex-salmond - Friday 17 February, 2012

From The42 The Morning Score: Friday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

We’ve already got that Friday feeling. Here’s your round-up of the morning’s most important sports news.

# alex-salmond - Thursday 16 February, 2012

From The42 Rangers cannot be allowed to go bust, says Salmond Political Football

Rangers cannot be allowed to go bust, says Salmond

Scotland’s First Minister has encouraged the Revenue and Rangers to come to an agreement which would ensure that club’s survival.

# alex-salmond - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

Salmond announces 'clear' question for referendum on Scottish independence

…and voters will have plenty of time to think about their response: he says he’ll hold the referendum in the autumn of 2014.

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