Hundreds of people have gathered in Glasgow to demonstrate against the appointment of Boris Johnson as Conservative party leader.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has conceded there is “scepticism” about Boris Johnson becoming the UK’s next prime minister – but has vowed she will judge him on his actions.
The markets showed very little movement on Tuesday as the confirmation of Boris Johnson as the next prime minister came as no surprise to traders already braced for his victory.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to continue preparations for a second independence referendum as she congratulated Boris Johnson on his election to leader of the Conservative party.
Boris Johnson may have succeeded in winning over the Tory party to become leader, but a poll suggests nearly half of voters expect him to be a poor or terrible prime minister.
Nicola Sturgeon has said it is “more important than ever” for the Scottish Government to plan for a second vote on independence after Boris Johnson won the keys to Number 10.
Boris Johnson is putting together his Cabinet and preparing for government after a landslide victory in the Tory leadership contest.
Nine out of the top 10 trending Twitter hashtags in the UK on Tuesday afternoon were related to Boris Johnson’s win as Tory leader, with #NotMyPM among those at the top of the list.
There has been mixed reaction from Ireland’s politicians as Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader.
Iran has warned it will protect its waters after the UK set out plans to put together a European maritime force to defend shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.