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Alex Salmond arriving at the high court in Edinburgh on Monday, as he was cleared on 13 charges of sexual offences against nine women. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Alex Salmond, the former first minister of Scotland, has been acquitted on all charges of sexual assault, in a decision which has sent shockwaves thro(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond departs Edinburgh High Court. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Alex Salmond, Scotland’s former first minister, has been accused of being a “sexual predator” who abused his power to sexually assault women for perso(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond arrives at the high court in Edinburgh on Tuesday for the sixth day of his trial over accusations of sexual assault. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond told a court that some of the 13 sexual offences charges he faced were “political fabrications” while othe(...)

Former first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond: denies all 13 charges including one of attempted rape, one of intent to rape, two of indecent assault and nine charges of sexual assault. Photograph: Russell Cheyne

A female civil servant has accused Alex Salmond of trying to force her to re-enact a painting of an older man kissing a “scantily clad” woman by Scott(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond: has pleaded not guilty to 14 charges, including attempted rape and other sexual and indecent assaults, against a total of 10 women. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond imitated a zombie before kissing and touching a political party worker against her will during a late-nigh(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond arrives at the High Court in Edinburgh for the second day of his trial over accusations of sexual assault, including one of attempted rape. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

A key witness in the Alex Salmond trial has rejected an accusation that she fabricated claims he assaulted and attempted to rape her when he was the S(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond (foreground): his lawyer says  Mr Salmond believes three of the 10 women consented to sexual contact and that he has an alibi for one of the alleged incidents. Photograph:  Jane Barlow/PA

A woman who worked for the Scottish government has claimed that Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond “pounced” on her before taking his cloth(...)

Alex Salmond, who dominated Scottish politics for a quarter of a century. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Former Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Alex Salmond will appear in court in Edinburgh on Monday charged with 14 counts of sexual and indecent ass(...)

Boris Johnson argues that before the 2014 independence referendum, the SNP said the vote would be a ‘once in a generation’ vote and that they should hold to that commitment.

At prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, Boris Johnson was at his most emollient, praising MPs on all sides for the quality of their questions and (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson gives a thumbs up after delivering his speech during the Conservative Party conference at the Manchester Convention Centre, Britain. File photograph: Stefan Rousseau/Pool/EPA

When Boris Johnson returned to Westminster in triumph after the general election, he was cheered into the Commons chamber by his 365 Conservative MPs,(...)

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