Paul Nuttall resigns as Ukip leader

Paul Nuttall resigns as Ukip leader

Ukip failed to win any seats in the general election, with Nuttall himself coming third in Boston and Skegness, one of the most pro-Brexit constituencies in the country. Jun 9, 2017
Mansfield announces wrong constituency winner in Oscar moment

Mansfield announces wrong constituency winner in Oscar moment

The fact that Conservative candidate Ben Bradley won the Mansfield seat after 94 years of Labour rule may have come as a surprise for some. So much of a surprise that initially Labour candidate Sir Alan Meale was declared the winner by acting returning officer Jacqueline Collins. The incident was reminiscent of this years Academy Awards Envelopegate when La La Land was declared winner of Best Picture even though Moonlight had won the acclaimed category. Jun 9, 2017
UK election time-lapse: How it unfolded

UK election time-lapse: How it unfolded

The UK general election ended in a hung parliament, with no party gaining enough seats in parliament to form a government. Here is how it unfolded. Jun 9, 2017
Conservatives lose overall majority as UK election results in hung parliament

Conservatives lose overall majority as UK election results in hung parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered an embarrassing setback as her Conservative Party has lost their overall majority off the back of a close general election, resulting in a hung parliament. Whilst the Conservatives hold the most seats, they do not have enough to establish outright control. Jun 9, 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives for poll count

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives for poll count

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn arrived for the poll count at the Islington North constituency he is contending with the forecast that his party is set to make significant gains against the incumbent Conservatives in the UK election. Jun 9, 2017
Theresa May is toast - Nigel Farage

Theresa May is toast - Nigel Farage

The former Ukip leader has said that regardless of the result, Theresa May will not be able to continue her tenure as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives. Jun 9, 2017