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Key Events from the UK General Election Night

Labour's Rachel Reeves has held her seat in Leeds West. Rishi Sunak conceded defeat in Richmond, Yorkshire. Nigel Farage is now an MP after winning Clacton. Sir John Curtice revealed surprising predictions for Reform UK and SNP. An exit poll predicts Labour will win 410 seats, making Sir Keir Starmer the next prime minister.
Labour's Rachel Reeves has held her seat in Leeds West.

Rishi Sunak has taken responsibility for his loss in Richmond, Yorkshire.

In a significant victory, Nigel Farage has become an MP after winning the Clacton seat on his eighth attempt.

Sir John Curtice shared surprising predictions for Reform UK and SNP. An exit poll predicts a Labour landslide with Sir Keir Starmer expected to become prime minister with 410 Labour MPs.

Voters took their dogs to polling stations across the UK as they cast their ballots.

Party leaders, including Sunak and Starmer, were seen casting their votes as millions participated in the election.

The weather forecast for polling day was provided by Alexandra Humphreys.

Sir John Curtice, who has been covering elections for decades, shared his preparations for election night.

The schedule for election results and an explanation of exit polls was provided by Curtice.

A look at the history of BBC election coverage highlighted technological advancements.

Sir Ed Davey engaged in surfing to raise awareness about water quality in Cornwall.

Marianna Spring discussed social media tactics used during the election.

Sunak expressed concerns about a potential Labour government, while Sir Keir Starmer spoke about his readiness to improve the country.

The Conservative leader also criticized Labour's defence spending.

Ed Davey participated in a bungee jump as part of his campaign.

Finally, Curtice mentioned that the Tories were still trailing Labour by 20 points four days before the election.
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