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  1. General election updates for London 9 June

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  1. Labour wins Kensington

    Labour has gained the last constituency to declare.

    Conservative candidate Victoria Borwick received 16,313 votes; while Emma Dent Coad, the Labour candidate received 16,333.

    It means the new MP for the Kensington constituency is Labour - by a margin of 20 votes.

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    Video caption: Jeremy Corbyn: The draw for young voters

    Young voters have been key to Labour's successes in the general election in Wales and beyond, according to politicians and academics.

  3. Goodbye from BBC London Live

    Claire Timms

    BBC London News

    That's it for our general election coverage for London.

    So far, Labour has gained three seats, the Conservatives Party has lost five and the Lib Dems won two.

    We are still awaiting the result from Kensington and will update you later. Coverage of the national picture continues.

    We'll be back as normal at 08:00 on Monday with all the latest videos, news, sport, travel and weather.

    Have a good weekend.

  4. Conservatives suffer losses in London

    Election 2017

    The Conservatives lost five seats in the capital, losing Battersea, Croydon Central and Enfield Southgate to Labour, who saw its majorities increase in a number of constituencies.

    The Liberal Democrats also made gains in London as former government ministers Sir Vince Cable and Sir Ed Davey both won back the seats they had lost in 2015 to the Conservatives.

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  5. Reality Check: Has there been a surge in youth turnout?

    Reality Check

    David Lammy

    The claim: Turnout surged among young voters - some are saying to 72% - which boosted Labour's performance in the election.

    Reality Check verdict: We do not yet have any reliable figures for turnout by different age groups. While it is true that seats with the highest proportions of 18 to 24-year-olds had above average swings to Labour, there are plenty of seats with big swings to Labour and low proportions of young people.

    The anecdotes began to roll in shortly after the polls closed: in places where the young had not voted for years they were turning out in force, queuing down the street for their chance to vote.

  6. Pessimistic, uncertain, mildly optimistic, surprised - Londoners react to the election result

    The BBC has been questioning its nationwide panel of ordinary voters in the aftermath of last night's general election result with this question:

    What do you think of the election result? Do you feel optimistic or pessimistic for the future?

    Pessimistic. A hung parliament is no good for this country. It will only cause more indecision and bickering amongst politicians.

    Lynda, Kingston

    I feel mildly optimistic that the Tories don't have the majority they thought they would get. I am very pleased that Labour did so well, despite the media campaign against them. However, I am pessimistic about the instability we are now faced with and I am very uncomfortable with the DUP propping up the Tories.

    Sophie, North London

    Pessimistic, poor result for the present PM , she has to go.

    Tom, Twickenham

    Quite surprised. It seems to be that this is the beginning of a new era - young people have finally used their votes and now they can see that they have an effect more young people will vote and they will start to shape society how they want it to be.

    Richard, North London

    Uncertainty and pessimistic. I kept my eye on the bookies, rather than the pollsters. The bookies called it right - 1/10 odds on for Conservatives to have the most seats and 3/1 on a hung Parliament.

    Clive, SE London

  7. Celebratory lunch for Ruth Cadbury and team

    New MP for Brentford and Isleworth Ruth Cadbury (Lab)\and her team enjoy a celebratory breakfast after beating Conservative Mary Macleod at the polls.

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  8. City of London Corporation: 'Markets do not like instability'

    The City of London Corporation has given its reaction to the general election result:

    Policy Chairman Catherine McGuinness said: “The City of London would wish to see an effective and secure government formed as soon as possible.

    “Markets do not like instability.

    "It is also important for the prospect of successful Brexit negotiations that we have certainty in the political system.

    "We cannot risk harming London's position as the world’s leading financial centre or damaging the financial services industry, which supports 2.2 million jobs in the UK and generates £72bn in tax income.

    “We will continue working with government and others to ensure this is understood.”

  9. General Election 2017: London Results

    What does London's political map look like now? With Kensington the only constituency yet to declare, Jeremy Vine explains the results in London so far.

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    Video caption: Jeremy Vine on how London voted.
  10. May to form a government to 'provide certainty' and guide UK through Brexit talks

    Theresa May has said she intends to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit talks.