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# uk election 19
'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result
Corbyn has written an open letter to Labour supporters.
# Nigel Farage
Why did the Brexit Party get zero seats in the general election?
“I killed the Liberal Democrats and I hurt the Labour Party,” Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage claimed.
# All over
Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign
There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.
# getting it done
Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January
Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.
# Scottish National Party
Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.
# Northern Ireland
'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome
For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.
Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar
The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.
# Brexit
Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'
The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.
# Front Pages
'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory
The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.
# UK Politics
'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win
Johnson said he was “humbled” by the support of former Labour voters.
# now what
Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore
After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?
The reaction, Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority
Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.
# Get Brexit Done
Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win
Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.
Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles
From the exit polls to Corbyn’s speech – here’s how things played out overnight.
# uk election 19
For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs
There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.
# gone
Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)
It’s been a tough night for the Liberal Democrats and the DUP in particular.
# uk election 19
Sinn Féin's John Finucane shocks DUP with victory over Nigel Dodds in North Belfast
Nigel Dodds was defeated.
# gone
Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader
It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.
# Reality actually
Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life
Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.
# uk election 19
How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?
Labour looks set for a historic defeat in the general election.
# uk election 19
UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit
Tonight’s exit poll was released seconds after the polls closed at 10 pm.
# no hung parliament please
Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome
The Taoiseach said he’d be staying up late to watch the results roll in.
# UK election 2019
Voters reportedly leaving queues, as long lines form at polling stations
“It’s about 20 times busier than it was in 2017.”
# Motherwell
Controlled explosion carried out at Scottish polling station, police say item was 'non-viable device'
The police said that it was a non-viable device.
# uk election 19
UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?
The polls will stay open in the UK until 10pm tonight.
# uk election 19
What to look out for as the UK delivers an election verdict with Brexit on the horizon
The extended Brexit date of 31 January looms large over the election.
# Belfast South
Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races
The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.
# laura kuenssberg
UK election watchdog issues warning after BBC political editor's live comments about postal votes
The BBC said it doesn’t believe it or Laura Kuenssberg breached electoral law.
# Going Viral
'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign
A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.
# tight spot
What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?
Johnson has the smallest majority of any sitting UK Prime Minister since 1924.
# Milking it
Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.
# Didn't happen
BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.
Boris Johnson pockets journalist's phone instead of looking at photo of child sleeping on hospital floor
Johnson then took the phone and said it is a “a terrible, terrible photo”.
# Not happy
Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border
Foster says government officials have told her there would need to be checks.
Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time
A December election does not come around often, writes Cormac Moore.
# bonggggg
When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections
On Thursday at 10pm we’ll probably know who the UK’s prime minister will be and how strong their position is.
# Battlegrounds
Election explainer: What are 'marginal seats' and why the big fight to win them?
In UK politics, winning these seats is the key to entering Downing Street.
# Last Chance Saloon
Johnson v Corbyn: The key moments from the final head-to-head election debate
The BBC hosted the hour-long face off.
# Not too late
'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview
Boris Johnson has been accused of hiding from scrutiny by ducking the interview with the broadcaster.
# Final Countdown
Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election
The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.