The SNP has won a landslide victory, the highest vote share of any party anywhere in the UK, in any election, since 1966.
The people of Scotland elected an increased pro-independence majority, of 72 MSPs – with a record number of votes and seats for pro-independence parties.
After this truly historic election, media from across the world have their eyes on Scotland.
The biggest French newspaper Le Monde has published this drawing on its front page.
It is very clear the world recognises Scotland’s clear mandate to hold a referendum on Scotland’s future, once we emerge out of the pandemic.
Here is just a selection of coverage from across the world.