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Summary

  1. DUP wins 10 seats with Sinn Fein taking 7; independent Sylvia Hermon retains seat
  2. SDLP loses all its three seats; UUP loses South Antrim to DUP
  3. 109 candidates contested 18 Westminster seats
  4. Turnout was up across the board; 1.2m people were eligible to vote in NI
  5. Exit poll predicts Conservatives largest party, but short of parliamentary majority

Live Reporting

By Erinn Kerr, Tori Watson, Ciaran Dunbar and Michael Hirst

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's a wrap!

    Northern Ireland's results are in and we're calling it a night.

    Thanks for following the count with us at BBC News NI.

    You can keep up with the latest news from the rest of the UK here.

    Next stop, power-sharing talks!

    Northern Ireland results
  2. South Down: Sinn Féin gain from SDLP

    Election Graphic
  3. Lagan Valley: DUP hold

    Election Graphic
  4. DUP tops poll in Northern Ireland

    The results are in for all 18 constituencies in Northern Ireland.

    It's been a great night for the DUP - which now has 10 MPs - and Sinn Féin, which has seven. Lady Sylvia Hermon, an independent, retains her seat in North Down.

    Elected DUP MPs Nigel Dodds, Emma Little-Pengelly and Gavin Robinson with party leader Arlene Foster (middle left)

    It's been a tough night for both the Ulster Unionist Party and the SDLP, with both parties' Westminster representation being wiped out.

  5. Foster 'absolutely delighted'

    DUP leader Arlene Foster says she's "absolutely delighted" with the election results, which she says showed voters had bought into the DUP's vision and manifesto.

    Arlene Foster and Emma Little-Pengelly
    DUP delight at result

    "It's wrong that half of the country is going to be unrepresented at Westminster," she adds - referring to the victories of Sinn Féin, whose MPs refuse to sit in Westminster.

  6. Gregory Campbell says he has been 'lambasted'

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    Video caption: Gregory Campbell holds his East Londonderry seat
  7. South Down - another SDLP stronghold falls

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    Video caption: Margaret Ritchie loses her seat as Sinn Fein's Chris Hazzard wins South Down
  8. Sinn Féin takes final Northern Ireland seat from UUP

    Michelle Gildernew has taken the final seat in Northern Ireland.

    Michelle Gildernew
  9. Just one seat to go - and it could be tight...

    Now 17 of the 18 constituencies in Northern Ireland have been declared. We are just waiting on the result from Fermanagh and South Tyrone - and that may be some time.

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  10. Three out of four in Belfast

    For the first time ever the DUP now holds three out of four Belfast constituencies.

    Gavin Robinson, Emma Little-Pengelly and Nigel Dodds speak to Tara Mills at the Titanic Centre

    Gavin Robinson and Nigel Dodds were both returned for Belfast East and North, while Emma Little-Pengelly snatched Belfast South from the SDLP's Alasdair McDonnell.

  11. Sinn Féin holds onto another seat

    Mickey Brady has held onto another seat for Sinn Féin - this time in Newry and Armagh, winning a substantial 25,600 votes.

    Mickey Brady
  12. East Antrim: DUP hold

    Election result
  13. Belfast East: DUP hold

    Result graphic
  14. A Foster hug as Dodds is returned in Belfast North

    Arlene Foster congratulates party colleague Nigel Dodds with a hug

    Nigel Dodds has been returned to Westminster to serve as MP for Belfast North. The Deputy leader of the DUP has held the seat since 2001.

  15. Durkan hits out at Alliance

    The SDLP's Mark Durkan says parties who "shot down" the idea of a pro-EU axis should think again about that proposition. He says Alliance rejected the idea for "opportunistic" reasons.

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    Mr Durkan lost his Foyle seat to the Sinn Fein's Elisha McCallion.

  16. Barry McElduff holds onto West Tyrone seat

    Sinn Féin's Barry McElduff has held his seat in West Tyrone.

    Barry McElduff
  17. Three strikes and they're out...

    The SDLP has lost all three of its seats at Westminster and party leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to defeated MPs Margaret Ritchie, Mark Durkan and Alasdair McDonnell.

    Colum Eastwood speaks to BBC

    "These are three people who have given their lives to Ireland and their constituents," he says.

  18. Little-Pengelly pays tribute to McDonnell

    The DUP's Emma Little-Pengelly won South Belfast by 2,000 votes, and pays tribute to her defeated SDLP rival.

    She says: "I know Alasdair has served South Belfast for many, many decades and has worked incredibly hard for the whole constituency. I genuinely wish him all the best for the future."

    Emma Little-Pengelly surrounded by DUP party colleagues at election count centre