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Scotland's ex-first minister Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape, sexual assault; was face of independence campaign
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Scotland's ex-first minister Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape, sexual assault; was face of independence campaign

Salmond led the pro-independence SNP for 20 years and headed Scotland's semi-autonomous government as first minister, from 2007 to 2014.

Jose Mourinho has taken 'blood money' to work for Russian channel RT as FIFA World Cup pundit, claims British MP
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Jose Mourinho has taken 'blood money' to work for Russian channel RT as FIFA World Cup pundit, claims British MP

Mourinho's television role at this year's World Cup in Russia was announced a day after the Salisbury incident but the Portuguese boss has since repeatedly refused to answer questions about his position as a pundit.

UK defends decision to offer state visit to US President Donald Trump amid protests
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UK defends decision to offer state visit to US President Donald Trump amid protests

The British government on Monday defended its decision to offer US President Donald Trump a lavish state visit and an audience with the queen this year.

Scotland voted no, but first minister Alex Salmond has cause to cheer
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Scotland voted no, but first minister Alex Salmond has cause to cheer

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has reasons to be cheerful despite failing to lead his country to independence.

Evoking Obama, Scottish 'Yes' camp full of hope at last rally
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Evoking Obama, Scottish 'Yes' camp full of hope at last rally

In front of hundreds of supporters shouting Obama's "Yes we can", First Minister Alex Salmond urged Scots to seize the "opportunity of a lifetime" today and vote for independence in his final rally of the campaign.

Police helicopter crashes into roof of busy Scottish pub, fatalities likely
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Police helicopter crashes into roof of busy Scottish pub, fatalities likely

A police helicopter crashed into a pub in Glasgow on Friday night, causing multiple injuries as dust and debris was thrown across the busy drinking hole during a concert, eye witnesses said. Scotland 's first minister, Alex Salmond, said people should prepare for the likelihood of fatalities.

Cameron on Scotland: Will fight 'head, heart and soul' to keep UK together
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Cameron on Scotland: Will fight 'head, heart and soul' to keep UK together

Cameron is scheduled to hold his first meeting on the issue with Scottish leader Alex Salmond, whose separatist party wants Scotland to leave its neighbours for the first time in 300 years.