Local council election results for the east of England
Local election results for the East Midlands.
The seat of Luton South has been taken over by the Labour candidate Gavin Shuker with 14,725 votes - despite a high-profile campaign from Esther Rantzen.
Labour candidate Andrew Smith has won the race for Oxford East, defying heavy Lib Dem campaigning with a swing towards the incumbent.
Nick Clegg has urged voters to vote with their hearts, in his final pitch to the electorate before today's vote.
David Cameron has called on voters to throw out the "old guard" in his last speech of the campaign.
Gordon Brown has delivered a near-religious final speech in Dumfries, Scotland, telling voters Labour will "never walk away".
Nigel Farage has been in a plane crash, according to media reports.
The Liberal Democrats have gained Eastbourne from the Conservatives.
The Liberal Democrats' home affairs spokesman Chris Huhne has retained his seat of Eastleigh, winning 24,966 votes.
The Conservatives have sustained a comfortable majority in Putney with 21,223 votes, suggesting a strong night for the opposition in London.
Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson has lost his seat in a major blow to his Democratic Unionist party.
The final polls of the 2010 general election, released last night, hint at a Tory victory - but still no majority for David Cameron.
Local council election results for the Yorkshire and Humber.
The first exit poll indicates a hung parliament with the Conservatives the largest party -but 19 seats short of a majority.
Local council election results for the West Midlands.
Local election results for the South West.
Local election results for the South East.
Labour has held off a Conservative surge to hold Houghton and Sunderland South after the new seat became the first to declare in the general election.
Local election results for London.
Local election results for the North East.
Local election results for the North West.
National local election results.