Crown of Scotland parade on Edinburgh's Royal Mile
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Royal opening of Scottish Parliament

The Queen will officially open the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament with an address to the MSPs elected in May.

Pomp, ceremony and a parade along Edinburgh's Royal Mile mark the occasion.

About 2,000 people are expected to take part in the proceedings.

Watch: The Royal Opening of the Scottish Parliament online and on BBC One Scotland, on Saturday 2 July, from 10:55 to 12:00.

  • 02 Jul 2016