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# NEW LEADER
Labour leadership battle gets underway amid division in party after election defeat
Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, a potential leadership candidate, was forced to deny insulting voters.
# uk election 19
'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result
Corbyn has written an open letter to Labour supporters.
# 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.
AS IT HAPPENED
The reaction, 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.
# an all nighter
Here's your guide to how TheJournal.ie 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.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you back a law that makes it a crime for politicians to lie?
A bill from a Welsh political party would make it an offence for elected politicians to lie.
# Going Viral
'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.
# Milking it
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.
# dirty tricks
SDLP leader says he's 'disgusted' as fake leaflets asking for donations sent to potential voters
The incident has been reported to the PSNI.
# Final Countdown
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.
# uk election 19
'Tis the season: What promises have the UK parties in store this Christmas election?
Let’s take a look in those manifestos.
# cold feet
Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture as Michael Gove turned away from Channel 4 climate debate
Johnson was again accused of ‘running scared’ when he did not join other party leaders at the TV debate.
# uk election
Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests
This polling model accurately predicted back in 2017 that Theresa May would lose her majority.
# uk election
Corbyn declines to apologise to Jewish community after warning from UK's Chief Rabbi
The Labour leader denied that anti-semitism increased after he took over the party.
# on the trail
Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?
The Labour leader is probably facing a make-or-break election.
# General Election
Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'
The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.
# Cobham
'I think you're being offensive': Dominic Raab confronted by foodbank user at constituency event
The incident happened on Thursday, but footage of the confrontation has since gone viral.
# uk election
'We will get a red Christmas': Corbyn pledges to lower voting age to 16 in campaign promise to youths
The Labour leader came under fire after saying he would not take sides in a second public vote.
# Show Me The Money
Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,
# the late debate
Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate
Johnson rotated his arguments around Brexit, while Corbyn focused on wealth inequality and the future of the NHS.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you watch the live election debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn tonight?
It is the first debate between the leaders if the two biggest parties.
# love him or hate him
Boris Johnson is in full campaign mode - but how much Boris is too much?
The Tory leader has been waiting for this election for some time.
# Front Pages
Broadsheets to 'propaganda sheets': Why are the UK papers shouting louder and louder?
The bias is more obvious than ever, so what is driving it?
# under water
'I’m not very happy about talking to you': Boris Johnson's visit to flood victims went about as expected
There was quite a lot of anger towards the UK Prime Minister.
# UK elects
What are the Brexit stances of the main British parties?
What the hell does the UK’s Labour Party stand for on Brexit?
# Apology
Jacob Rees-Mogg apologises after suggesting Grenfell victims lacked 'common sense'
Rees-Mogg made the comments during an interview with LBC.
# uk election
It'll be a head-to-head between the DUP and SF as the SDLP stands aside in Belfast North
Sinn Féin announced that it would not contest three constituencies in Northern Ireland.
# uk election
Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will contest every seat unless Boris Johnson agrees to form Leave Alliance
Nigel Farage says Boris Johnson should ditch the Brexit deal.
# cold rainy night in stoke
Snow, parties, Christmas cheer: December elections can be risky but do they hurt turnout?
The UK’s general election will the first December election since 1923.
# May-Be I'm Amazed
For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than Theresa May - poll
Just about more people think the Labour leader would make a better leader than the Prime Minister.
# tongue tied
'Hang on a second': Boris Johnson struggles for words in interview about Queen's Speech
Johnson was grilled on the measures the speech highlighted to tackle the UK’s “burning injustices”.
# brexit means what
'I got us into this mess, I'll get us out': Theresa May tries to unify her new Cabinet
Boris Johnson said that May gave a ‘stonking performance’ at the first meeting with her new Cabinet this evening.
# show of strength
May to hold cabinet meeting as she tries to overcome election backfire
May was initially forecast to be on course for a landslide.
# uk general election
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns
He said that the party was a victim of its own success, despite the fact it failed to retain its one seat in the UK general election.
# mad out of it
Nobody can cope with these photos of the DUP's ridiculously tame 'election after party'
Hope the heads are okay today, lads.
# you played yourself
17 hilarious tweets that sum up how badly Theresa May f**ked it last night
Well, that didn’t go to plan.
# May day May day
May's gamble backfires as Corbyn surge sees hung parliament
Backbench MP Anna Soubry began the in-party calls for May to go, lambasting May’s “dreadful” campaign.
AS IT HAPPENED
Theresa May's gamble fails as Tories lose seats and UK faces hung parliament
The Conservatives will remain as the largest party but Labour has made gains.
# members of pawliament
Once again the adorable #DogsAtPollingStations hashtag is the best thing about UK election day
What a fine tradition.
# Explainer
Election Day: Here's what to watch for as voters decide on Corbyn v May
It’s election day in the UK.