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Summary

  1. UK votes to leave EU
  2. FM says new independence vote 'highly likely'
  3. Scotland backs remain by 62% to 38%
  4. Donald Trump hails Brexit vote
  5. Scottish papers react to EU exit vote

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By Jo Perry and Sandy Murray

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's it for the Scotland Live page

    Nichola Rutherford

    BBC Scotland

    Thanks for joining us today. 

    Scroll down to see how events in Scotland unfolded following the Brexit vote. 

  2. Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser says the SNP has no mandate for a second referendum

    He discussed the prospect of a second vote on an independent Scotland on BBC Radio Scotland's Newsdrive programme. 

    Murdo Fraser
    Quote Message: Two million Scots voted to remain part of the United Kingdom - so a convincing majority voted no and in advance of that referendum, Nicola Sturgeon herself was very clear that this was a once in a generation vote; indeed she went further than that and said it was a once-in-a-lifetime vote. It wasn't a qualified or conditional statement, it was unqualified and unconditional statement at that time. When we had that decisive vote, two million Scots said 'no' so that is the matter over. from Murdo Fraser Scottish Conservative MSP
    Murdo FraserScottish Conservative MSP
  3. Nigel Farage: 'Scotland would not be independent if it was a member of the EU'

    BBC Radio Scotland

    The Ukip leader spoke to BBC Radio Scotland's Gary Robertson as he [Farage] enjoyed his first pint of the day in a London pub. 

    "It's almost like a dream come true," he said. But he added: "I understand that London and Scotland didn't vote the same way as the rest of the nation but I would just say this: we have voted for independence. 

    "Is Nicola Sturgeon really going to hold a referendum against independence? 

    Nigel Farage

    "She can't be independent and a member of the European Union so let's get the terminology sorted out. If she wants to be a EU member, good - but that's not independence. 

    "The UK now has genuine independence.

    "I think Nicola Sturgeon herself know that if she held a referendum now on splitting from the UK with the potential of joining the EU and probably having to sign a treaty which committed Scotland to the Euro, she'd lose anyway."

  4. Your views: 'It will interesting to see what happens now'

  5. Investor confidence in oil and gas sector must be maintained, says Sir Ian Wood

    The oil tycoon said reassurances from financial institutions suggest a fundamental change to the commitment to energy firms is unlikely. 

    But economic uncertainty, and the troubles already affecting the North Sea sector, are a mix he believes could make investors cautious.  

    Sir Ian Wood

    "It would not be helpful at all if potential investors from overseas in North Sea oil and gas licences... if they saw the UK as less attractive. 

    "Having said that, I would say that 90-95% of the really important decisions in the next three or four or five years will be taken by players who are here already."

  6. 'A lot of people feel globalisation passed them by' - former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Mr Campbell told BBC Scotland Newsdrive: "As to why more people voted for leave, there's lots of different reasons.

    "But if I had to boil it down to one, it's a lot of people feeling - particularly in the north of England, and parts of the south as well - that globalisation has passed them by.

    Alasdair Campbell

    "The Remain message was maybe too clear. The remain message boiled down to economic risk. I think they thought economic risk was enough.

    "I felt it was just too too easy for the Leave campaign to characterise the Remain campaign as Project Fear."

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  7. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale makes statement on UK's vote to leave EU

    Speaking after a conversation with Nicola Sturgeon, Ms Dugdale said: “This is a bad result for jobs and for the economy in Scotland and across the UK. 

    Kezia Dugdale.

    “I spoke to Nicola Sturgeon this afternoon. We both have profound disagreements about the constitutional future of Scotland, but I stand ready to work with her in the best interests of the people of Scotland. 

    "Now is the time for calm heads. Labour's manifesto ruled out a second referendum in the lifetime of this Parliament - we won't be changing our minds any time soon."

  8. Vince Cable: 'This could come to a crisis fairly soon'

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Speaking to BBC Radio Scotland's Drivetime programme, the former business secretary said David Cameron made a "bad call" in calling the referendum in the first place. 

    He went on to say he had "a lot of sympathy" for people who voted for the union and "now feel terribly let down that England and Wales have walked away from Europe."

    Vince Cable

    And he warned that Brexit could affect the devolution settlement, "which is tied up with European laws and legislation". 

    "This could come to a crisis fairly soon," he said.

  9. 'Major implications for the Scottish economy' - Fraser of Allander Institute

    Professor Graeme Roy, the director of the leading economic institute, warned that some sectors, businesses and households will face a "particularly difficult few months" in the wake of the Brexit vote. 

    He warned that the price of fuel is likely to rise and the shock result may plunge Scotland into recession.

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    Quote Message: UK and Scottish leaders need to do everything that they can to deliver stability in the short-term, but must also act quickly to resolve key fundamental questions around the UK and Scotland’s position in Europe and the global economy. from Professor Graeme Roy Director, Fraser of Allander Institute at The University of Strathclyde
    Professor Graeme RoyDirector, Fraser of Allander Institute at The University of Strathclyde
  10. Future of Aberdeen's economy 'in limbo', says city council leader

    Jenny Laing, who leads the Labour group at Aberdeen City Council, criticised Nicola Sturgeon's decision on a second independence referendum. 

    She said the city and the future well-being of its economy depends on partnerships with other European countries. 

    Jenny Laing
    Quote Message: This is now all in limbo but people can rest assured that Aberdeen City Council will do everything in our power to maintain these links as we continue to build our city and economy in the face of miserly funding from the Scottish Government....This is a dark day for the people of the UK and the last thing we need at this point is Nicola Sturgeon to raise the spectre of another Indyref, before we have come to terms with the EU referendum result."
  11. 'I'm devastated by this result' - Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie

    Willie Rennie
    Quote Message: I'm devastated by this result. In fact, I'm really angry about it too because of the economic consequences that we've already seen in the markets - the currency - but also businesses losing value almost every minute of the day so far. That's a consequence that people will feel in their pockets. from Willie Rennie Leader, Scottish Liberal Democrats
    Willie RennieLeader, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  12. Scottish fishermen see both opportunities and challenges in result of EU membership vote

    The UK leaving the EU offers the Scottish fishing industry "opportunities and challenges", industry leaders have said.

    The UK voted to leave the EU. The vote north of the border was to remain.

    Fishing boat

    Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation, said government cooperation was needed.  

  13. Nicola Sturgeon 'both bold and cautious' on second independence vote

    BBC News Channel

    The BBC's Gavin Esler, outside the Scottish Parliament, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon managed to be "very bold and very cautious at the same time" in her statement earlier, saying a second independence referendum is "highly likely" after the UK voted to leave the EU.

    Gavin Esler

    She was bold, Gavin says, in that she declared the EU leave vote "a game changer" which could lead to a second independence vote.

    She was cautious in that she didn't set out a timetable for the vote, and also in that she has been speaking to Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, which also voted to remain, on how the two could co-operate.

    Anecdotal evidence suggests that some who voted No to independence in 2014 might vote Yes in a future referendum, Gavin adds, "but what kind of EU would they be voting to stay in?" While some supporters of independence have been calling for a referendum as early as next May, he adds, "I don't think that's her timetable".

  14. WATCH: Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson: 'Indyref2 is not the answer'

    A second referendum on Scottish independence is not the way to address fears over the UK decision to leave the EU, says Ruth Davidson. 

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    Video caption: Ruth Davidson says indyref2 is not the answer to Brexit