Tories lose their majority, falling eight seats short.
Labour achieve 40 per cent of the vote, up 9.6pc. This is the biggest increase in vote share since Attlee in 1945.
Theresa May has been to Buckingham Palace and sought permission to form a new government, working with the DUP...
…in spite of personally engineering a cock-up of historic proportions.
The main five Cabinet ministers have all retained their positions; no further appointments will be announced until tomorrow.
Paul Nuttall has resigned as Ukip leader, stepping down with immediate effect.
SNP lose 21 seats, as Scottish Tories take 12 seats, Scottish Labour takes 7 and LibDems 4.
Ousted: Nick Clegg, Alex Salmond, Angus Robertson. Ben Gummer (who compiled the Tory manifesto). Amber Rudd clings on by 346 votes.
Zac Goldsmith won back his Richmond Park seat with a majority of just 45; Vince Cable similarly regained his Twickenham seat from Dr Tania Mathias.
Tory-DUP coalition now under discussion
Ukip wins less than 2pc of the vote. Paul Nuttall, Ukip leader, failed in Boston & Skegness with just 3,300 (or 8 per cent) of the votes.
Brexit fails to buoy Lib Dems, on 7.3 per cent, down from 7.9 per cent