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David Cameron unveils first all-Tory Cabinet in 18 years

David Cameron - the first Conservative leader to win an outright majority for 23 years - named his ministerial team.

Sajid Javid took the job of Business Secretary and Boris Johnson was handed a non-ministerial role while he remains Mayor of London.

A number of female MPs, including Priti Patel and Amber Rudd, were also promoted to leading positions.

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Paddy Ashdown: If exit poll is right, I'll eat my hat

Paddy Ashdown has vowed to "eat" his hat if an exit poll predicting a disastrous night for the Liberal Democrats is proved right.

Paddy Ashdown, the former Liberal Democrat leader. Credit: PA Wire

An exit poll made the Conservatives the largest single party with the Lib Dems predicted to win just 10 seats.

Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Neil, Mr Ashdown said: "If this exit poll is right Andrew, I will publicly eat my hat on your programme."

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