Friday, 13 Dec 2019

Politics

Fight breaks out at count as Labour’s John McDonnell called ‘terrorist’

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell was giving a speech after winning his seat in Hayes and Harlington when two men started shouting from the crowd. Seconds later a brawl broke out between the men and nearby Labour supporters, all of which was caught by TV cameras. The fistfight was quickly broken up by police who were […]

Find out full information about your new MP with seat-by-seat election results

Results are coming in from 650 seats across the country in the 2019 general election . From Labour's northern heartlands to southern Tory shires and everything in between in our diverse political landscape, we are covering all the results as they happen. An exit poll predicted the Tories would win 368 seats in Parliament – […]

Election results: What time will result come in your area?

Polls across the UK closed at 10pm on Thursday and voters are eagerly waiting for the results. An exit poll commission by the BBC, ITV and Sky News has predicted the Conservative Party will receive a majority of 86. That means the Tories would gain 50 seats from the 2017 election, to have 368 MPs […]

What happens next with Brexit and UK after exit poll predicts Tory election win

Boris Johnson was on course to return to Downing Street with an overall majority today. Having gambled his government and premiership, his decision looks to have been vindicated. But what does five more years of Tory government mean for the country? These are the questions the nation will be asking today… What will happen with […]

Kevin Maguire: Heroes and villains of pantomime 2019 General Election campaign

At times, the election felt more like a humourless farce than anything else. But, the day after ­voting, as we’re all saying, “It’s behind you”, our pantomime dame Kevin Maguire slaps his thigh and picks the campaign’s princes and princesses… Real-life Cinderella Angela Rayner’s is the fairytale story of a working class single mum, who […]