General Election 2019: how the newspaper front pages look today

General Election 2019: how the newspaper front pages look today
How the newspaper front pages reported the election results

As the country wakes up to the results of the third general election in five years – and the largest Tory majority since the 1980s, here is what the national papers are reporting.

The Daily Mirror: ‘Nightmare Before Xmas’

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The Mirror’s front page has the headline ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ – the paper endorsed Jeremy Corbyn.

The Times: ‘Election poll points to Johnson landslide’

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Picture: The Times

The Times headline states the poll results simply and reflects on the biggest Tory victory since Thatcher, and the worse Labour for 80 years.

The Sun: ‘The dog’s bollox’

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Picture: The Sun

The Boris Johnson-supporting Sun’s headline reads: ‘The Dog’s Bollox – a ‘crushing’ victory for Bojo with a majority of 86 seats’.

The Daily Mail: ‘Rejoice! Boris set for thumping win’

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The Daily Mail has a jubilant headline of ‘Rejoice! Boris set for Thumping Win’.

The Guardian: ‘Exit poll predicts huge majority for Johnson’

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Picture: The Guardian

The Guardian headline states ‘Exit Poll Predicts Huge Majority for Johnson’ following the ‘shock early forecast’.

i: ‘Johnson unleashed’

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Picture: The i

The i paper’s headline simply says ‘Johnson Unleashed’ and reports on the spread of seats with one mining community ‘dropping’ Labour after 70 years.

Daily Express: ‘Victory for Boris… and for Brexit!’

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The Express’s front page reports ‘Victory for Boris…and for Brexit!’

The Scotsman: ‘Johnson’s election gamble pays off’

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The Scotsman headline reads ‘Johnson’s election gamble pays off’.

The Daily Telegraph: ‘Johnson on course for landslide’

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The paper that counted Boris as a columnist reports on the exit poll.