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# uk-election-19 - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result

Dec 15th 2019, 7:50 AM 14,309 Views 68 Comments

Corbyn has written an open letter to Labour supporters.

# uk-election-19 - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Why did the Brexit Party get zero seats in the general election?
# Nigel Farage
# Nigel Farage

Why did the Brexit Party get zero seats in the general election?

Dec 14th 2019, 10:00 PM 43,630 Views 48 Comments

“I killed the Liberal Democrats and I hurt the Labour Party,” Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage claimed.

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign
# All Over
# All Over

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

Dec 14th 2019, 9:30 AM 9,999 Views 10 Comments

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

# uk-election-19 - Friday 13 December, 2019

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January
# Getting It Done
# Getting It Done

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:13 PM 27,302 Views 59 Comments

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon
# Scottish National Party
# Scottish National Party

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 8:02 PM 35,631 Views 70 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

Dec 13th 2019, 7:31 PM 36,952 Views 53 Comments

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar
# POLITICAL SHIFT
# POLITICAL SHIFT

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar

Dec 13th 2019, 12:34 PM 24,590 Views 66 Comments

The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:40 AM 14,895 Views 45 Comments

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

Dec 13th 2019, 9:03 AM 12,554 Views 16 Comments

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win

Dec 13th 2019, 8:23 AM 14,115 Views 16 Comments

Johnson said he was “humbled” by the support of former Labour voters.

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore
# Now What
# Now What

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore

Dec 13th 2019, 8:14 AM 43,334 Views 105 Comments

After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority
Live Dec 13th 2019, 7:34 AM

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win
# Get Brexit Done
# Get Brexit Done

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Dec 13th 2019, 7:22 AM 7,362 Views 8 Comments

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles
Live Dec 13th 2019, 6:22 AM

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs

Dec 13th 2019, 6:08 AM 112,237 Views 65 Comments

There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.

Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)
# Gone
# Gone

Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)

Dec 13th 2019, 4:33 AM 21,608 Views 21 Comments

It’s been a tough night for the Liberal Democrats and the DUP in particular.

Sinn Féin's John Finucane shocks DUP with victory over Nigel Dodds in North Belfast
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

Sinn Féin's John Finucane shocks DUP with victory over Nigel Dodds in North Belfast

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 3:47 AM 32,546 Views 42 Comments

Nigel Dodds was defeated.

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader
# Gone
# Gone

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

Dec 13th 2019, 3:30 AM 13,332 Views 44 Comments

It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life
# Reality Actually
# Reality Actually

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

Dec 13th 2019, 3:15 AM 8,217 Views 5 Comments

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

Dec 13th 2019, 3:00 AM 13,529 Views 19 Comments

Labour looks set for a historic defeat in the general election.

# uk-election-19 - Thursday 12 December, 2019

UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit

Updated Dec 12th 2019, 11:36 PM 64,679 Views 189 Comments

Tonight’s exit poll was released seconds after the polls closed at 10 pm.

Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome
# No Hung Parliament Please
# No Hung Parliament Please

Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome

Dec 12th 2019, 4:42 PM 5,869 Views 9 Comments

The Taoiseach said he’d be staying up late to watch the results roll in.

Voters reportedly leaving queues, as long lines form at polling stations
# UK Election 2019
# UK Election 2019

Voters reportedly leaving queues, as long lines form at polling stations

Dec 12th 2019, 2:52 PM 23,220 Views 33 Comments

“It’s about 20 times busier than it was in 2017.”

Controlled explosion carried out at Scottish polling station, police say item was 'non-viable device'
# Motherwell
# Motherwell

Controlled explosion carried out at Scottish polling station, police say item was 'non-viable device'

Dec 12th 2019, 12:11 PM 8,046 Views 10 Comments

The police said that it was a non-viable device.

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?

Dec 12th 2019, 11:29 AM 12,816 Views 13 Comments

The polls will stay open in the UK until 10pm tonight.

What to look out for as the UK delivers an election verdict with Brexit on the horizon
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

What to look out for as the UK delivers an election verdict with Brexit on the horizon

Dec 12th 2019, 12:04 AM 9,491 Views 11 Comments

The extended Brexit date of 31 January looms large over the election.

# uk-election-19 - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races
# Belfast South
# Belfast South

Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races

Dec 11th 2019, 11:59 PM 18,992 Views 16 Comments

The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.

UK election watchdog issues warning after BBC political editor's live comments about postal votes
# Laura Kuenssberg
# Laura Kuenssberg

UK election watchdog issues warning after BBC political editor's live comments about postal votes

Dec 11th 2019, 8:22 PM 49,849 Views 16 Comments

The BBC said it doesn’t believe it or Laura Kuenssberg breached electoral law.

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign

Dec 11th 2019, 7:50 PM 22,297 Views 24 Comments

A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.

What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?
# Tight Spot
# Tight Spot

What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?

Dec 11th 2019, 6:00 PM 56,711 Views 43 Comments

Johnson has the smallest majority of any sitting UK Prime Minister since 1924.

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
# Milking It
# Milking It

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,637 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# uk-election-19 - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,063 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Boris Johnson pockets journalist's phone instead of looking at photo of child sleeping on hospital floor
# NHS
# NHS

Boris Johnson pockets journalist's phone instead of looking at photo of child sleeping on hospital floor

Dec 9th 2019, 4:11 PM 60,860 Views 40 Comments

Johnson then took the phone and said it is a “a terrible, terrible photo”.

Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border

Dec 9th 2019, 1:18 PM 23,387 Views 49 Comments

Foster says government officials have told her there would need to be checks.

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time

Dec 9th 2019, 6:40 AM 12,071 Views 7 Comments

A December election does not come around often, writes Cormac Moore.

# uk-election-19 - Saturday 7 December, 2019

When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections
# Bonggggg
# Bonggggg

When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections

Dec 7th 2019, 10:00 PM 19,981 Views 14 Comments

On Thursday at 10pm we’ll probably know who the UK’s prime minister will be and how strong their position is.

Election explainer: What are 'marginal seats' and why the big fight to win them?
# Battlegrounds
# Battlegrounds

Election explainer: What are 'marginal seats' and why the big fight to win them?

Dec 7th 2019, 9:45 AM 12,220 Views 26 Comments

In UK politics, winning these seats is the key to entering Downing Street.

# uk-election-19 - Friday 6 December, 2019

Johnson v Corbyn: The key moments from the final head-to-head election debate
# Last Chance Saloon
# Last Chance Saloon

Johnson v Corbyn: The key moments from the final head-to-head election debate

Dec 6th 2019, 11:05 PM 23,362 Views 32 Comments

The BBC hosted the hour-long face off.

'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview
# Not Too Late
# Not Too Late

'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview

Dec 6th 2019, 8:51 AM 16,606 Views 44 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of hiding from scrutiny by ducking the interview with the broadcaster.

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

Dec 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,813 Views 20 Comments

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

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