Both the Conservatives and Labour are braced for a backlash from voters over Brexit as the results of the European elections are announced.
Polling stations have closed after Northern Ireland selected three MEPs.
The boss of the Brit Awards has welcomed copyright legislation which will help the “ecosystem” of UK music.
MEPs have voted to reject a proposed overhaul of EU copyright law which had received the support of high-profile musicians and the creative industries, and condemnation from large online technology companies.
European policymakers could go back to the drawing board with Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) during the next parliamentary session, according to a leading Scots MEP.