The Queen opens Scottish Parliament in new era of politics
Her Majesty the Queen has opened the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament a little more than a week after the UK voted to end its membership of the EU.
Holyrood's Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh welcomed the Queen to the chamber of the Edinburgh building.
In a short address to MSPs, Her Majesty acknowledged the difficulty of "staying calm and collected" in an "increasingly challenging world".
BBC Scotland's political editor Brian Taylor reports on the day's events.
02 Jul 2016
- From the section Scotland