Salmond: Scottish leader who will win either way

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond poses with children during a visit to a housing estate in Glasgow on September 13, 2014Scottish leader Alex Salmond has good reason to look forward to next week’s independence referendum — he’ll win either way. A chubby-faced former economist with Royal Bank of Scotland with a debonaire manner, the 59-year-old first minister and pro-independence leader is hoping to realise a lifetime’s dream. “Scotland is on the cusp of making history,” Salmond told a packed press conference for international media this week in Edinburgh, which would become Europe’s newest capital.

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