Cumbria Police now say that Mealpot Road in Maryport and Church Street in Workington are closed due to flooding.
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Alex Salmond has announced his intention to end a 24-year career at the forefront of Scottish politics. Here is a brief look at his career.
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Alex Salmond announced he will stand down as Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader after voters rejected independence in the referendum.