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Labour wins UK general election, Tories suffer huge losses

Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer, Nigel Farage
Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer, Nigel Farage Copyright Euronews with AP
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By Robert HodgsonJack Schickler
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The Labour party have reached a majority of 326 seats in the House of Commons in the first UK general election since the country's formal exit from the EU - stay with our rolling coverage and live blog, as the aftermath and reactions emerge.

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It's official - the Labour Party have won the general election and will form the next UK government.

After 14 years of Conservative rule, Sir Keir Starmer has won 326 seats and will be the country's next prime minister.

Standing prime minister Rishi Sunak conceded the election to Labour, saying at a speech in his constituency in Richmond and Northallerton: "The Labour Party has won this general election, and I have called Sir Keir Starmer to congratulate him on his victory."

We’ll track the aftermath as it continues to tumble in this morning bringing up to the minute news and reactions as it trickles in.

The Tories look set to suffer a historic defeat, but which ministers have lost their seats? What do the results mean in Scotland, where Labour is set to snatch influence from a scandal-stricken Scottish National Party? In Northern Ireland, will a changing political picture affect the future of the province and its delicate position straddling UK and EU politics.

Stay with us through to the early morning, and keep up with all the reactions and unfolding events.

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