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Barack Obama's victory comes just a week after Super Storm Sandy swamped large parts of New York, a city which has been a Democrat stronghold for nearly three decades.
As New Yorkers wake up to four more years of Barack Obama, ITV News reporter Lucy Watson gauged reaction in the beleaguered city to the President's second term.
As Nick Clegg took the place of David Cameron at Prime Minister's Questions he sent his congratulations to President Obama.
His sentiments were greeted with cheers from both sides of the House, leading the Deputy Prime Minister to quip that those would be the only cheers he received from the Labour benches:
The Prime Minister of Lebanon has hailed the 'respect and civility' shown in the US election debates between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama as he congratulated Obama on his win:
International singers have tweeted their support for Barack Obama.
Canadian Justin Bieber, Georgia-born Katie Melua and Brit Harry Styles have all been showing their support for the President:
Staunch Republican Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to launch an attack on the election results, calling it "a travesty" and an "injustice".
David Cameron, who is currently on a tour of the Middle East, has praised Barack Obama on his re-election and called him a "very successful US president".
Obama supporters have been celebrating across the USA, in Washington outside of the White House supporters chanted 'four more years' and one jubilant supporter said, "I'm so excited, it's incredible!"
As Barack Obama celebrates his re-election, talk on social networks in America has already turned to the 2016 presidential election, with #Hillary2016 trending on Twitter in the USA.
Support for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has remained high since she battled Obama for the Democratic nomination in 2008.
Israel Defence Minister Ehud Barak congratulated US President Barack Obama on his election victory. The Minister also congratulated all of the Senators and Members of the House of Representatives.
Minister Barak wished President Obama, "great success with the tasks that are yet before him."
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Barack Obama's return to office won't have told David Cameron anything new about running for re-election. But it won't help Labour either...