Saturday 16 December 2017

In pictures: Newly-weds, Elmo and a horse all turn out at polling station as voting in the UK elections continues

Police and a man dressed as Elmo outside a polling station in the village of Sonning, Berkshire, where Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip are expected to cast their votes later. PA Wire
Police and a man dressed as Elmo outside a polling station in the village of Sonning, Berkshire, where Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip are expected to cast their votes later. PA Wire
Alliance candidate for West Belfast Sorcha Eastwood casts her vote in the 2017 General Election, with her husband, Dale Shirlow, at a polling station in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, still wearing her wedding dress after they were married earlier in the day (PA Wire)
A person enters the polling station at the Golden Pheasant Public House in Lower Farringdon, Hampshire, to cast their vote in the 2017 General Election. PA Wire
Alliance candidate for West Belfast Sorcha Eastwood casts her vote in the 2017 General Election, with her husband, Dale Shirlow, at a polling station in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, still wearing her wedding dress after they were married earlier in the day. PA
Sophie Allison on Splash returns to the stables at the private residence Three Oaks in Bramshill, Hampshire, which is being used a polling station in the General Election. PA Wire
Nuns from Tyburn Convent leave a polling station at St John's Parish Hall, central London, after casting their votes in the General Election. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 8, 2017. PA Wire
Nuns from Tyburn Convent leave a polling station at St John's Parish Hall, central London, after casting their votes in the General Election. Isabel Infantes/PA Wire
Skye the dog waits outside a polling station in St James' Church, Edinburgh as voters head to the polls across the UK to vote in the General Election. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 8, 2017. PA
A dog waits outside a polling station in a guest house annex in Dogmersfield, Hampshire, as voters head to the polls across the UK to vote in the General Election. PA
A car parked in the village of Appleton Roebuck near York that is being used as polling station for the 2017 General Election. PA Wire
A police officer is stationed outside a polling station at Cubitt Town Infant and Junior School on the Isle of Dogs in London, as people cast their votes in the General Election PA Wire
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to cast his vote in the General Election at a polling station in Pakeman school in Islington, north London PA
Britain's Primer Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave a polling station in Sonning, Britain, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon casts her vote in the General Election at a polling station at Broomhouse Community Hall in Glasgow. PA

Politicians, voters, and even their pets have been heading to polling stations and are posing for the cameras at every opportunity. Last-minute polls put the Tories ahead of Labour. But now the public will have to wait until the exit poll is published at 10pm for an indication of whether Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn will be heading to Downing Street on Friday.

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