Scottish National Party wins election

Edinburgh (Scotland), May 6 (IANS) The ruling Scottish National Party (SNP) has won the parliamentary elections, bagging 58 of the 93 seats for which results have been announced, officials said on Friday.

The house has a total of 129 seats.

The SNP will form the Scottish government for the third time in a row, with party leader Nicola Sturgeon continuing as First Minister of Scotland, Xinhua news agency reported.

Among the announced seats, the Scottish Conservative Party garnered 16 and the Scottish Labour Party 11 seats.

–IANS

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