Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said it is “spiteful” to expel people from the Labour Party and called for an “amnesty” for members who did not support the party at the European elections.
The strong showing of green parties in the European election has raised hopes among some voters that global warming and other environmental issues will be given more serious consideration across the continent.
Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to keep working to try to stop Brexit after the SNP secured an “historic and spectacular victory” in the European elections.
Labour in Scotland may “never recover” after posting the worst results in the party’s history in the European elections, two of its MPs have warned.
The “fantastic” result in the European elections for the SNP is a clear anti-Brexit vote and an endorsement of the party’s record in government, according to Nicola Sturgeon.
How key figures have reacted to the UK’s European election results so far.
The SNP is on track for its best ever European election results – with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon declaring it “emphatically clear” that Scotland has rejected Brexit.
Nicola Sturgeon declared she was “pretty happy” with the early European election results from Scotland, as the SNP topped the polls in the first areas to declare.
Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP is polling well in the European elections, with early results also showing Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party on track to see an MEP elected from Scotland.
The results of the European elections could prompt a snap general election in Ireland.
Counting is under way across Ireland in the European election.