Election 2019: Boris Johnson gives victory speech after landslide win
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
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.
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.
3.50am: Jo Swinson loses seat by just 149 votes
3.42am: Boris Johnson wins Uxbridge and South Ruislip, as Conservatives surge towards big election win
3.25am: Scuffle breaks out in Uxbridge before Boris Johnson is announced as winner
Newcastle upon Tyne Central beats Sunderland South to become the first constituency to announce their results
10.30pm: Damning verdict on Jeremy Corbyn from Alan Johnson
In an interview with Tom Bradby on ITV's General Election Result Live, former Labour Home Secretary Alan Johnson didn't hold back with his thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn saying: 'We knew he was incapable of leading. We knew he was worse than useless.'