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#uk election 19

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

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

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?

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

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

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

From the exit polls to Corbyn’s speech – here’s how things played out overnight.

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

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)

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

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

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

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

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

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

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

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

Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome

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

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

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?

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

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

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

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

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?

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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?

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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