After the polls closed on Thursday evening there was no overnight count in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Counting due to begin around 9am on Friday morning with final results over the weekend.
Greenock-born actor makes plea during online rally also attended by Alan Cumming, Brian Cox and Val McDermid.
Total of 76 charities and community groups from across Scotland have signed open letter to Boris Johnson.
Former PM says he doubts that people want a second vote - even if the SNP win a majority in the Holyrood election.
Douglas Ross says restrictions scheduled to be eased on May 17 should be lifted three weeks earlier than planned.
Action For Independence confirmed the move after the launch of another party by Alex Salmond on Friday.
Alex Salmond is about to put himself before the court of public opinion and they can be a much harsher judge than anything else.
The Scottish Government's 4% pay offer to NHS staff dominates first day of official election campaigning.
Scotland’s constitutional future at forefront of Holyrood campaign and set to dominate the next seven weeks before May 6.
Scottish secretary says two bills backed by MSPs would infringe on the ability of the UK Government to pass laws in Scotland.
No confidence motion voted down in Scottish Parliament after Labour abstain and Greens side with SNP.
Report by Irish barrister James Hamilton is independent and it clears the First Minister but it won’t be the last word.
Holyrood’s Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh rejected the notion the fiasco had damaged parliament's reputation.
The two women said the leak was an ‘abuse of position’.
Douglas Ross says party will push forward a vote of no confidence in the First Minister next week.
The Bill will allow courts to order restrictions on the actions of alleged abusers, including removing them from a shared home limiting contact.
Ex-Tory minister says messages show 'concerted effort by senior members of the SNP to encourage complaints' against Salmond.
The Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill has caused heated debate among politicians and interest groups.
Deputy First Minister tells Holyrood inquiry he cannot provide details of meetings requested by the committee.