Scotland’s First Minister has insisted due process must be respected after her predecessor appeared in court on a series of sexual assault charges.
Alex Salmond has said he will “vigorously” defend his position after pleading not guilty to offences against 10 women.
Alex Salmond has pleaded not guilty to attempting to rape a woman at Bute House, the official residence of the first minister of Scotland, during the independence referendum campaign.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court accused of attempted rape and a string of sexual assaults.
Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond is due to appear in court on a series of sexual assault and attempted rape charges.
A court hearing has been set for next month in the case against former first minister Alex Salmond, who faces attempted rape and sexual assault charges.
A Holyrood committee is demanding “clarificiation” from the Scottish Government over why details of a legal payout to former first minister Alex Salmond have not been put online.
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Former first minister Alex Salmond has said he would not have held the vote on independence in 2014 if he had known Boris Johnson would become Prime Minister and the UK would be facing the prospect of a hard Brexit.
MSPs investigating how the Scottish Government handled misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond are seeking further clarification about court payments.
Scotland’s top civil servant Leslie Evans has been warned she may have to give MSPs more information about the £510,000 legal costs of the botched investigation into Alex Salmond.
Nicola Sturgeon refused to be drawn on the half a million pound legal costs paid to Alex Salmond when she went campaigning in Shetland yesterday.
Alex Salmond has been paid £512,250 by the Scottish Government for legal costs relating to the botched internal investigation into his behaviour.
The trial of Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond on multiple charges alleging sexual assault and attempted rape is expected to commence early next year.
Former Nicola Sturgeon adviser says chances of her indyref2 plans succeeding are ‘very remote indeed’
A former adviser to Nicola Sturgeon today says the chances of the first minister’s plan to hold a second independence referendum by May 2021 succeeding are “very remote indeed”.
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AS a former Scottish Government special adviser, initially to First Minister Alex Salmond, then to his successor Nicola Sturgeon, I’ve been careful not to comment on government or SNP business in the three years since I left office.
MSPs examining the Scottish Government’s handling of sexual harassment claims against Alex Salmond have raised “serious concerns” that evidence may have disappeared.
Gordon Brown has ripped into the SNP, accusing the party of pursuing an “extreme” version of independence.
When Donald Dewar spoke at the opening of the Scottish Parliament two decades ago he described the moment as “a new stage on a journey begun long ago and which has no end”.
Scotland’s top civil servant has suggested data relating to the Scottish Government’s collapsed harassment investigation into Alex Salmond may have been deleted.
A Holyrood investigation into how misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond were handled has put its work on hold until the conclusion of a court case against him.
Fresh questions have been raised about a meeting between Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond following the release of the official diary of the first minister’s chief of staff.
SNP’s Linda Fabiani expected to chair Holyrood investigation into handling of complaints against Alex Salmond
Long-standing SNP MSP Linda Fabiani is the favourite to head-up the Holyrood investigation into the Scottish Government’s botched handling of harassment claims against Alex Salmond.
SNP defy calls to step aside from chairing Holyrood investigation into handling of claims against Alex Salmond
The SNP yesterday defied calls to step down from chairing the Holyrood committee set up to investigate the Scottish Government’s botched handling of complaints into Alex Salmond.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court charged with two attempted rapes and multiple sexual assaults.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court accused of multiple counts of sexual assault and attempted rape.
The former Scottish first minister pleaded his innocence after being arrested and charged by police earlier today.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged.
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Nicola Sturgeon has referred herself to a ministerial watchdog after questions were raised surrounding her conduct during the Alex Salmond sexual misconduct case.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last night apologised to the two women who made sexual harassment complaints against Alex Salmond after the collapse of the Scottish Government’s investigation into the claims.
The Scottish Government has conceded defeat in its legal battle with former First Minister Alex Salmond but it's likely that the fall-out is only just beginning.