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# UK election 2019

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# indyref2
'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.
Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election
Northern Ireland has elected a group of MPs more moderate and more diverse than the parliament they are entering, writes Katy Hayward.
# getting it done
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.
# Results
Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland
The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.
# getting it done
'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?
The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.
# Podcast
The Explainer: What just happened in the UK general election?
There is a lot to unpack about this momentuous election.
# Up All Night
Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.
# UK election 2019
All night long: Here's how long you'll need to stay up if you're planning an election all-nighter
Our guide to what to look out for over the next 15 hours.
# an all nighter
Here's your guide to how will have you covered for the UK General Election
Our team will be working overnight to bring you all the latest updates and analysis in the UK’s momentous election.
# no hung parliament please
Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome
The Taoiseach said he’d be staying up late to watch the results roll in.
# UK election 2019
Voters reportedly leaving queues, as long lines form at polling stations
“It’s about 20 times busier than it was in 2017.”
# laura kuenssberg
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.
# tight spot
What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?
Johnson has the smallest majority of any sitting UK Prime Minister since 1924.
# Not too late
'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.
# New Rules
Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North
For the first time in years, many races in Northern Ireland are proving difficult to predict.