SNP MPs said they hope Star Trek's vision of humanity peacefully exploring the final frontiers of space and science will live long and prosper, as they backed the show in a parliamentary motion.
It was 10 days before the historic independence vote and the First Minister and SNP leader was in Inverness.
It is often referred to as “that picture” an image that captured the moment of a shaken, defeated Alex Salmond apparently in the depth of despair, his life’s dream shattered.
Alex Salmond has sensationally U-turned on his promise that last year’s independence referendum was a once in a generation event.
Newly-resigned from his job as First Minister, Alex Salmond posted the image on Twitter as he and Moira flew back home to Strichen, with a message thanking everyone for their kind messages of support.
He’s been one of the most influential figures in UK politics over the past few years and Thursday’s Courier has Alex Salmond’s most candid interview since September 18.