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'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson has won a landslide victory in the UK general election.

Across the water, UK papers have given their reaction. 

At the Daily Express ”the British lion roars for Boris and Brexit”.

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The Daily Telegraph, which has been a vocal backer of the Conservatives in recent months, writes: “Johnson on course for landslide as exit poll puts Tories well ahead.”

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The Daily Mirror, which traditionally backs Labour, takes a less jubilant tone:

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Another paper that is celebrating Johnson’s victory is the Daily Mail:

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The Guardian, which backed Labour, says the party is “in meltdown as Johnson seizes majority”.

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The Times has a similar headline:

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For the i it’s “Johnson unleashed”. 

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Finally, the Sun has “Carrie on Boris” picturing the returned PM and his girlfriend.

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