Barack Obama has won 303 electoral college votes in the US election compared to Mitt Romney's 206.
Florida, which has 29 electoral votes, is the only state yet to declare - the President currently has a slender lead in the sunshine state.
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A widespread frost across the UK as temperatures fall below freezing under clear skies.
After a vote tainted by reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, Putin said Russia was ready to 'cooperate' with Britain.
Largely dry elsewhere tonight with a widespread frost and icy stretches