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The UN declares a 'Climate Emergency'

The UN has recently declared a 'Climate Emergency' due to the rate of global temperature rise linked to record greenhouse gas concentrations.

This week world leaders are meeting in Madrid for COP25 to make policies to reduce carbon emissions to mitigate against the most dramatic effects of climate change.

The polar regions are warming faster than anywhere else on Earth but the dramatic impacts of climate change are happening much closer to home and right before our eyes.

Good Morning Britain's Laura Tobin visited the beautiful town of Tirol, the largest glacier ski resort in Austria, to see the impacts of climate change and the scary reality of how quickly the glaciers are retreating, how they are adapting their tourism and what it could mean for their future.

Celebrities react to the election results

Hugh Grant on the campaign trail

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They had a lot to say in the build-up to the vote, but how did the Twitter celebrity set react to the news that Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party had dominated the night?

Well, actor Hugh Grant was certainly displeased...

Meanwhile Rachel Riley, who has long criticised Jeremy Corbyn and his party over the accusations of anti-Semitism, was a little happier.

The intimate moments Boris shared with girlfriend Carrie as he stormed to victory

Boris Johnson heads to Downing Street with his girlfriend by his side.

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Carrie Symonds continued to support boyfriend Boris Johnson on the trail as he led the Conservative Party into a historic win in the 2019 General Election.

Carrie is seen giving Boris' dog Dilyn a smooch at Boris Johnson's rally.

The 31-year-old PR guru took centre stage on Friday morning as she accompanied the Prime Minister as he stormed his way to an election victory.

Symonds was all smiles as she waved to the cameras in her first 'official' appearance with boyfriend Boris Johnson outside the Number 10.

Carrie was working in the Conservative Party's communications team and she is the first unmarried partner of a Prime Minister to live at the famous property - although the couple have actually set up home above Number 11 rather than the traditional residence.

Nick the Incredible Flying Brick, Elmo and more steal the spotlight on results night

As Boris Johnson took centre stage to celebrate winning his seat in Uxbridge and Ruislip South, all eyes were not, in fact, on the Conservative leader.

Making for one of the most bizarre scenes of election results night, Johnson was flanked by an array of colourful candidates including Lord Buckethead, Bobby 'Elmo' Smith and Count Binface.

I thank my fellow candidates in all their glory, Lord Buckethead... Elmo, and others ... forgive me if I don’t identify them all.

– Boris Johnson congratulates fellow candidates in Uxbridge and Ruislip South

Boris Johnson celebrates holding his seat as fellow candidates, including Lord Buckethead, Count Binface and Elmo, look on.

'We broke the deadlock!' Boris Johnson delivers victory speech after landslide election win

We pulled it off ... we broke the deadlock

– Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers impassioned victory speech after 'historic' election win

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delivered a euphoric victory speech, telling his supporters 'we pulled it off ... we broke the deadlock', as he repeated his promise to get Brexit done after his party secured a landslide win at the general election.

On a dramatic night in politics, the Conservative party secured 364 seats in a 'historic' election victory, as Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson lost her seat and Jeremy Corbyn declared he'll no longer lead Labour in future elections following a bruising night of losses.

We ended the gridlock ... we smashed the roadblock

– An elated Mr Johnson hails stunning election victory and declares it a new dawn for the country

Speaking at the Conservative's victory rally, Mr Johnson paid tribute to colleagues who 'lost their seats through no fault of their own' but congratulated his party on its biggest majority in three decades, declaring it a 'new dawn' for the country.

"Getting Brexit done is the irresistible, irrefutable, unarguable decision of the British people," he said. "With this decision, we've put an end to all those miserable threats of a second referendum."

Thanking traditional Labour supporters who backed the Conservatives for the first time, he said: "Your hand may have quivered over the ballot paper before you put your cross in the Conservative box and you may intend to return to Labour next time round.

"If that's the case, I'm humbled that you have put your trust in me and you put your trust in us. I and we will never take your support for granted."

In his speech, Mr Johnson, who has since returned to Downing Street along with his partner Carrie Symonds, insisted he will 'work day and night' to get Brexit done by January 31, 'no ifs and no buts'.

I will make it my mission to work night and day, flat out, to prove you right in voting for me this time and to earn your support in the future. In this election your voice has been heard, and it's about time too.

– Prime Minister Boris Johnson repeats promise to deliver on Brexit by 31 January.

Piers Morgan reacts to Nicola Sturgeon celebrating Jo Swinson's defeat

Piers reacts to Sturgeon's celebration

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Nicola Sturgeon was seen celebrating after her SNP candidate Amy Callaghan took East Dunbartonshire from Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson.

In a video shared by Sky News, Scotland's First Minister was seen cheering and fist-pumping after it was revealed her party had successfully secured one of the biggest steals in the General Election.

The defeat led to Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson quitting her post with immediate effect.

Watching back the moment on Good Morning Britain Piers Morgan said: "One thing this has shown us again is the brutality of politics.

"Never laid bare more than in Nicola Sturgeon's reaction," he continued. "An off the cuff spontaneous reaction to the news that Jo Swinson, her rival party leader, had lost her seat in Scotland.

"She is happy, that is the end of someone's career she's celebrating there. I celebrated less enthusiastically when Arsenal had scored!"

Jo Swinson has stepped down as the leader of the Lib Dems

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The news comes after the remain-backing party suffered a loss in the polls, securing just 11 seats.

Swinson, who promised to stop Brexit if she gained the keys to Number 10, kicked off her campaign claiming she could be the next Prime Minister but lost in her East Dunbartonshire constituency to the SNP by 149 seats.

Election 2019 LIVE : Boris Johnson gives victory speech after landslide win

Boris Johnson

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  • The Prime Minister said the majority gives his party 'a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done'.
  • Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson resigns after losing her seat by just 149 votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn said he won't lead Labour into another General Election as he calls the election results 'disappointing'

New Lib Dem co-leader says Nicola Sturgeon's celebration was 'very sad'

The new Lib Dem co-leader, Baroness Sal Brinton said it was “very sad” to see Nicola Sturgeon celebrate Jo Swinson losing her seat. The First Minister struggled to contain her excitement when her party won the former Lib Dem leader’s seat in East Dunbartonshire. Cameras caught Sturgeon on tape clenching her fists and dancing with joy when the result was announced.

Sal Brinton said: “She [Nicola Sturgeon] realised that the reaction she had was a bit over the top, which is why she apologised - and all credit to her for doing that.”

Boris Johnson: 'We ended the gridlock ... we smashed the roadblock'

On a dramatic night in politics, the Conservative party secured 363 seats in a 'historic' election victory, as Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson lost her seat and Jeremy Corbyn declared he'll no longer lead Labour in future elections.

Mr Johnson paid tribute to colleagues who 'lost their seats through no fault of their own' but congratulated his party on its biggest majority in three decades.

6.30 am Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson has resigned

Jo Swinson has stepped down as the leader of the Liberal Democrats

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The Liberal Democrat leader, Jo Swinson, has stepped down after losing her seat. It comes after her party had devastating results at the polls across the country.

Swinson, who had campaigned to stop Brexit, started the campaign claiming she could be the next Prime Minister but lost in her East Dunbartonshire constituency to the SNP.

6.00 am: Boris leads Conservatives to victory

There are only a handful of seats left to declare, but Boris Johnson and the Conservatives have won a majority after taking a number of Labour strongholds including Blyth Valley, Workington and Darlington. Read full story

Earlier in the evening, Boris Johnson kept his seat in Uxbridge and Ruislip South.

Boris Johnson wins a majority in a historic victory for Boris Johnson.

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  • Ed Miliband and Emily Thornberry both hold their seats
  • Lib Dem candidate Chuka Umunna fails to win the Cities of London and Westminster constituency
  • Earlier, the exit poll predicted big majority for the Conservatives. Read full story

5.12 am: Yvette Cooper says Labour policy 'isn't working'

Yvette Cooper said it's been a 'terrible night' for Labour as the party continued to suffer defeat in key seats to the Conservative party.

She described the results as 'devastating' claiming there had been a lot of families who had been 'let down' and who needed a 'strong Labour party'.

In Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, Ms Cooper kept her seat to gain a Labour majority of 1,276.

Corbyn says he will not lead Labour in another general election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks after winning his seat for the Islington North constituency

I want to make it clear that I will not lead the party in any future general election campaign

– Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn confirms he will not be leading the opposition party in any future elections

Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he will not be leading the UK's opposition Labour party in future elections, amidst a ' very disappointing night' for the party.

The Conservatives are expected to win this election by the largest Tory majority since Margaret Thatcher's landslide victory in 1987. Read more.