Scottish independence leader running for UK parliament

December 7, 2014 5:29 PM

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LONDON: Alex Salmond, who quit as Scotland’s first minister after losing the independence referendum, announced Sunday he will run for a seat in the British parliament in the May general election.

Salmond, who led the campaign for Scotland to leave the United Kingdom, said he wanted to return to politics in London to “make sure that Scotland gets what it’s promised” from the post-referendum colony.

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