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.
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.
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.
As Boris Johnson secured victory in the Tory leadership race, ensuring his place as the country’s next prime minister, reaction from the political world veered between delight, dismay and derision.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted Scotland must have the right to determine its own future as she highlighted “profound concerns” about the new Conservative leader Boris Johnson.
Butter brand Country Life has bid farewell to outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May with an advert showing her celebrating in a field of wheat.
Four in 10 Labour Party members back Scottish independence, but a narrow majority still oppose it, according to a new poll.
Campaigners trying to block Heathrow expansion have been given the go-ahead to challenge a High Court ruling over controversial plans for a third runway.
The pace of change to overhaul building safety regulations following the Grenfell Tower fire has not been sufficient, MPs have been told.
Jo Swinson will take the Liberal Democrats to to “greater heights” after being newly elected to head the party, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader said.