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Live Reporting

By BBC Scotland News

All times stated are UK

  1. That's all from this Scottish election live coverage

    The 8 June election result is now known - no party gained an overall majority; the SNP retained the most seats in Scotland and the Scottish Conservatives, Scottish Labour and Scottish Lib Dems all made gains on 2015.

    Here's a re-cap on the main headlines in Scotland.....

  2. Tory revival in Scotland - in graphics

    The Scottish Conservatives have had their best performance in Scotland since 1983

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  3. Dugdale: Corbyn put forward a fantastic manifesto

    Labour in Scotland increased their representation from a single MP to seven.

    Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale told Rpeorting Scotland: "What Jeremy Corbyn put forward was a fantastic manifesto that has the potential to transform this country.

    "I still think we have a chance of that.

    "The prime minister called this election because she wanted a majoirty and a mandate. She has failed to get that. I think she should resign."

    Kezia Dugdale
  4. Ruth Davidson: 'I want assurances over DUP and gay rights'

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    Video caption: Davidson spoke to PM over DUP gay rights concern

    Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has told Reporting Scotland that she has sought "categoric" assurance from Theresa May that any deal the Tory party make with the DUP in Northern Ireland will not affect the rights of gay and lesbian people in the rest of the UK.

    Prime Minister Theresa May failed to achieve a majority of seats in the House of Commons and will be looking to the DUP for support. The party is extremely conservative on moral issues and Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is not allowed.

    On Friday afternoon, Ms Davidson pointedly tweeted a reference to a lecture she gave in Belfast last year in which she talked of her own same-sex relationship and her desire to marry her Irish Catholic partner.

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    She told Reporting Scotland: "I spoke with the prime minister this evening. I was fairly straightforward with her.

    "I told her there was a number of things that count to me more than party, one of them is country and one of the others is LGBTi rights.

    "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescission of LGBTi rights in the rest of the UK, in Great Britain, and that we would try to use any influence that we had to advance LGBTi rights in Northern Ireland."

    Quote Message: I told her [Theresa May] there was a number of things that count to me more than party, one of them is country and one of the others is LGBTi rights from Ruth Davidson
    Ruth Davidson
  5. Many independence supporters 'liked what Corbyn was saying'

    Dundee East SNP MP Stewart Hosie told Reporting Scotland there were many reasons why the SNP lost votes - not just the prospect of another independence referendum.

    He said: "The late surge to Labour - many indepence supporters liked many of the things Jeremy Corbyn was saying.

    "So I think the Tories would be very wrong to think that every single non-SNP vote was necessarily a vote against independence."

  6. Tory should not tell us what to do on indyref says Hosie

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    Video caption: SNP's Hosie says independence might have motivated Unionist vote

    Theresa May is paying the price for a "monumental act of self-indulgence and folly", the SNP's Stewart Hosie told Reporting Scotland.

    In terms of what happened to the SNP, Mr Hosie said it was diappointing to lose so many talented MPs.

    Responding to Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson's demand that a second independence referendum be "taken of the table", the Dundee East MP said she was "overplaying her hand".

    He said: "I think it would be wrong for any party leader, particularly one whose party did not win the election, to try to stop the Scottish people deciding on their future, now or at any time in the future."

  7. Will Nicola Sturgeon abandon independence? Absolutely not

    Brian Taylor

    BBC Scotland Political Editor

    "Will Nicola Sturgeon abandon independence as a political objective? Absolutely not. Behave yourself.

    "She still yearns for independence and believes that a referendum is the appropriate route to pursue.

    "She may have to modify or adapt the zeal with which she demands a relatively early independence referendum, at the close of the Brexit period.

    "It is a question of momentum. Indyref2 may not be dead but it is certainly ailing."

  8. Scotland's political map - before and after

    Image caption: This is the Scottish political map before Thursday's vote
    Image caption: This is the new political map of Scotland. The Tories have dominated the large rural seats in the South of Scotland.
  9. Who are Scotland's new MPs?

    After Thursday's election 22 new MPs will be making their way to the benches of Westminster.

    Find out who they are here

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  10. News and analysis of Scotland's election result

    Jackie Bird in Westminster
    Image caption: Jackie Bird presents live from Westminster

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  11. How many votes did each party get?

    The SNP won 35 seats in Scotland and polled 977,569 votes. This was down from 2015 when it got 1,454,436 votes - or pretty much exactly half of all the votes cast. This time the SNP vote share was 36.9%.

    The Conservatives got 13 seats and 757,949 votes this time. In 2015 they got 434,097 votes and just one seat. Their share of the vote went up from 14.9% of the Scots who voted to 28.6%, almost double.

    Labour only added about 10,000 voters in Scotland. In 2015 they got 707,147 votes and this time they polled 717,007. Their share of the vote rose from 24.3% to 27.1% but their seats went up from one to seven.

    The Lib Dems dropped about 40,000 votes from 219,675 to 179,061 but they also increased their number of seats - from one to four.

    The Greens slumped from 39,205 to just 5,886 - but this was mainly because they only stood in three constituencies.

    UKIP dropped from 47,078 to 5,302.

    Intrriguingly, while the SNP came second in 24 seats and Labour were the runner-up in 25 seats, the Scottish Tories were only second in 9 seats.

  12. SNP leadership 'delusional' says Sillars

    Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars said the SNP leadership was "delusional" if they thought last night's election result was a win for them.

    He told BBC Scotland's Newsdrive: "They should have done a lot better. There is a difference between arithmetic and political reality. Arithmetically taking the most seats is not a political victory.

    "Once they went below 40, in my view that is a political defeat."

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    The veteran independence campaigner added: "The quicker the party leadership realises it is a political defeat the better.

    "They will start to think 'what went wrong and how do we fix it?'."

    He said Nicola Sturgeon was too quick after Brexit to jump in and start calling for a second independence referendum without learning the lessons of the 2014 campaign.

  13. The SNP 'lost momentum' says Brian Taylor

    Brian Taylor

    BBC Scotland Political Editor

    "The SNP won the election as arithmetic and Nationalists will repeatedly reminds us.

    "But they lost votes everywhere in Scotland. They lost 21 seats and they markedly lost momentum.

    "They lost ground on the body politic in Scotland, particularly perhaps with regard to the question of independence and a further referendum, which Nicola Sturgeon herself concedes was one of the factors in play in costing them votes in these particular elections."

  14. Theresa May 'blew it because she's useless' says Fraser Nelson

    Spectator editor Fraser Nelson, normally a supporter of Conservative politics was scathing about Theresa May when he appeared on BBC Scotland's Newsdrive.

    He said: "I'm struggling to think of any historical precedent where such a mistake was made.

    "David Cameron needed to have the EU referendum to get past his party.

    "No-one forced Theresa May to have this general election, she chose to and she chose to make it all about herself because she wanted greater control over her own party and her own Cabinet.

    Quote Message: She [Theresa May] blew it because she is no good at campaigning and she didn't realise how useless she is from Fraser Nelson
    Fraser Nelson

    "It was all 'me, me, me, Theresa May's Conservatives, Theresa May's candidates'.

    "I think the public got the impression they were being roped into a Coronation and not everyone was wild about that.

    "It is amazing to think that Theresa May started from a position of strength but she gambled it and she blew it.

    "She blew it because she is no good at campaigning and she didn't realise how useless she is.

    "She is very much culpable for inflicting huge damage on her party and making her government far less strong and far less stable."

  15. Young people have made a big difference

    It is estimated that turnout among 18-24 year olds was more than 70% yesterday. Youth turnout had been in steady decline since the 90s.

    Election expert Prof Michael Keating told BBC Scotland: "We are seeing right across Europe an increasing interest in politics by young people because they feel that they are losing out. There are big generational conflicts over things like the distribution of resources.

    "We know that in many European there is this new social movement, a massive awakening of interest. In other countries it tends to go to new parties but in this country it has gone to the Labour party.

    "This is very significant. Had this occurred before the EU referendum the result could have been quite different because young people were strongly in favour of Remain, it was just that most of them didn't vote."

  16. Scottish Liberal Democrats considering going to court over North East Fife result

    The Scottish Liberal Democrats are considering going to court over the general election result in North East Fife.

    SNP MP Stephen Gethins won the seat by only two votes.

    Scottish Lib Dem sources say there were multiple recounts which saw them winning until the final count which went in the SNP's favour.

    They say a court may rule that the election should be re-run and that they're convinced they could win.

  17. Hammond, Rudd, Johnson, Davis and Fallon to stay on

    The following Cabinet posts have been confirmed by No 10:

    • Chancellor of the Exchequer - Philip Hammond
    • Home Secretary - Amber Rudd
    • Foreign Secretary - Boris Johnson
    • Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union - David Davis
    • Defence Secretary - Sir Michael Fallon
  18. Gimme five.....oh

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went to give a jubilant high-five to his shadow foreign secretary - but got more than he bargained for.

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