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'Trump triumphs': How the media reacted to shock election result

From ‘House of Horrors’ to ‘They said it couldn’t happen’.

IT’S A RESULT many people did not expect: Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States.

Most of the polls were wrong and early predictions of a Hillary Clinton victory proved very wide of the mark.

After Clinton called him to concede, Trump told his supporters: “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be a president for all Americans, this is so important to me.”

Here are how some media outlets are covering the shock result on their pages, front and home:

cnn Source: CNN

nyt Source: The New York Times/Twitter

bbc Source: BBC.com

FOX Source: Fox News

sky Source: Sky News

huff Source: Huffington Post

rte Source: RTÉ

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Órla Ryan

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