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The UK General Election Results In Pictures

A night of history. And no sleep.

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On the morning of the election, the stars of the show cast their vote.

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Left to right: Labour party leader Ed Miliband and his wife, Justine Thornton; leader of the Conservative party David Cameron and his wife, Samantha; and leader of the Liberal Democrat party Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez.

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Nicola Sturgeon and Nigel Farage cast their vote.

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As Britain's voters head to the polls.

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People leave after casting their votes at a polling station at Christchurch Primary School in Brick Lane, east London.

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A dog waits for a voter to leave a polling station in the village of Mells (left), and a man waves after voting at the Ush Hair hairdressing salon, which was used as a polling station in Hull.

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Cris Simpson and his daughter, Avril, at the polling on her wedding day in Kent (left), and North Cliff Golf Club in Scarborough, which was turned into a polling station.

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Preston city council put up "selfie stickers" at its polling stations so voters could take selfies outside rather than inside.

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A woman leaves after voting at the caravan polling station in the Black Horse pub car park in Halesowen (left), and a man votes at a polling station inside the Ace Launderette in Oxford.

Then the counting begins.

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Counting staff sort through ballot papers at the counting centre at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow.

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It's a long night for ballot counters.

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Nicola Sturgeon is seen celebrating SNP results during the Glasgow declarations.

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The Monster Raving Loony party candidate for Uxbridge and Ruislip South, Howling Laud Hope (centre), awaits the election results.

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Boris Johnson (left) and the prospective candidate for the Eccentric Party of Great Britain, Lord Toby Jones, wait to hear the outcome in their seat.

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Victory for Bojo.

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Boris Johnson stops to take a selfie as he leaves the count at Brunel University London.

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Ed Miliband retains his seat in Doncaster North.

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David Cameron is declared the winner of the Witney constituency in Oxfordshire.

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Land party candidate Deek Jackson (second left) gestures as David Cameron is declared the winner in Witney.

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Liberal Democrat business secretary Vince Cable loses his Twickenham seat to the Conservatives.

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Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy loses his seat to the SNP in East Renfrewshire, Murphy had held the seat since 1997.

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The SNP's Mhairi Black defeats Labour's Douglas Alexander for the Paisley and Renfrewshire South seat.

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Mhairi Black is congratulated by Labour candidate Douglas Alexander. At the age of just 20, Black is Britain's youngest member of parliament since 1667.

Nick Clegg speaks at his constituency declaration at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

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Ed Balls speaks to delegates after being told that a recount is required for Morley and Outwood.

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Conservative candidate Andrea Jenkyns shakes hands with shadow chancellor Ed Balls after defeating him and being elected the member of parliament for Morley and Outwood.

Ed Miliband and his wife Justine Thornton arrive at the Labour party headquarters in London.

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David and Samantha Cameron arrive at the Conservative headquarters in London.

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Matt Tucker is the UK Picture Editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

Contact Matthew Tucker at matthew.tucker@buzzfeed.com.

Lynzy Billing is the UK assistant picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.'

Contact Lynzy Billing at Lynzy.Billing@BuzzFeed.com.

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