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In Pictures: Out for the count as voters make their decision

Ballot boxes are emptied at The Leisuredrome in Bishopbriggs for the East Dunbartonshire seat Credit: PA

Counting was under way in after the General Election, with exit polls predicting a sweeping victory for the Conservatives and a dismal night for Labour.

It was also expected to be a big night for the SNP in Scotland.

Counters wait for the ballot boxes during the count at Keele University, Staffordshire Credit: Peter Byrne/PA
A Labour supporter reacts during the count at Silksworth Community Centre for the Houghton and Sunderland South constituency Credit: Nigel Roddis/PA
Ballot papers are verified during the count at Islington Town Hall for the Islington North and South constituencies Credit: Joe Giddens/PA
A ballot box arrives for the count for the Prime Minister’s Uxbridge & Ruislip South constituency Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA
Rival candidates Stephen Farry (left) of the Alliance Party and Alex Easton (right) of the DUP watch the count in the North Down constituency in the UK General Election Credit: Michael Cooper/PA
Boxes containing postal votes are emptied at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh Credit: Lesley Martin/PA
Counters wait for the ballot boxes during the count at the Meadowbank leisure centre, Magherafelt Credit: Niall Carson/PA
Ballot boxes arrive at the Guildhall in Hull Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
High-visibility counters wait for the ballot boxes during the count at Keele University Credit: Peter Byrne/PA
A ballot box is emptied during the count at the Titanic exhibition centre, Belfast Credit: Liam McBurney/PA