The Conservatives have won an overall majority in the general election, passing the 326-seat threshold with one constituency still to declare.

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The morning after the vote Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds arrive at 10 Downing Street.

Speaking after he was re-elected in Uxbridge and South Ruislip, west London, with a slightly higher majority, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “It does look as though this One Nation Conservative government has been given a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done.”

Later Mr Johnson said he will work “night and day” to repay the trust of voters after he led the Conservatives to an “historic” election victory.

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Labour has lost seats across the North, Midlands and Wales in places which backed Brexit in 2016.

Here are pictures from a night of election results.

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Following an exit poll that showed a majority win for the Conservatives, counting got under way across the UK, including in Glasgow, above.

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Students sprinted with ballot boxes in Sunderland, which has traditionally been the quickest constituency to reveal the first result on election nights.

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Results started to come in, including for Labour’s Bridget Phillipson, who held the Houghton & Sunderland South constituency.

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Labour’s Chi Onwurah gave a speech after holding the Newcastle Upon Tyne Central seat.

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Police took away ballot papers from the Glasgow count at the SEC centre. The move came after allegations of personation – where one person votes by impersonating another – in the area.

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Candidate Count Binface waits for the result at Boris Johnson’s Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency.

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Sharon Hodgson reacted after holding her Labour seat in Washington and Sunderland West.

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Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith held on to his seat in Chingford and Woodford Green. It was thought his seat was at risk, but he won by just over 1,200 votes.

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Labour Party candidate for Islington South and Finsbury Emily Thornberry (centre) arrived at the count centre in Islington, north London, alongside Councillor Rakhia Ismail (right) who is also the Islington Mayor. Ms Thornberry held her Labour seat with 26,897 votes.

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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, arrived at the vote count in his Islington North constituency, where he held with a 26,000 majority.

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Mr Corbyn gave a speech in which he said the pressure “on those surrounding politicians is often very, very high indeed and the media intrusion in people’s lives is very high indeed”. He thanked his family and close friends and his wife “for all she puts up with because of the way the media behaves”.

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Stella Creasy celebrated being re-elected as the MP for Walthamstow, as she held her baby daughter. The Labour candidate held her seat with a majority of 30,862.

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Jo Swinson, leader of the Liberal Democrats and candidate for Dunbartonshire East, arrived at the counting centre in Bishopbriggs.

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Ms Swinson lost her Dunbartonshire East seat to the SNP by 149 votes. She said for millions of people around the country the election results would bring “dread and dismay”.

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Labour’s John McDonnell retained his seat at Hayes and Harlington.

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon was the centre of press attention at a counting centre in Glasgow. She said: “I think the results we are seeing somewhat exceed the expectations I had. Scotland has sent a very clear message: “We don’t want a Boris Johnson government. We don’t want to leave the EU.”

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Conservative Party candidate Dominic Raab shook hands with Official Monster Raving Loony Party candidate Baron Badger during the announcement of voting results. Despite doubts that Mr Raab would keep his seat for Esher and Walton constituency, he was re-elected with 31,132 votes.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson held on to his seat with 25,351 votes.

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Mr Johnson said the Tory majority gave his party “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done”, calling the election “historic”.

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The Green Party’s Caroline Lucas held on to her Brighton Pavilion seat. She said her “pride” at winning the seat was “tinged with huge sadness and, frankly, deep anger – sadness that so many people who desperately need a progressive government on their side won’t get the social justice they need”.

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Reeta Chakrabarti co-presented the BBC’s Election 2019 results programme. By around 05:00 the Conservative party had won enough seats for the BBC to declare they had won an overall majority.

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Boris Johnson left the Conservative party headquarters with his girlfriend Carrie Symonds and their dog.

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