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'Victory for Boris': How the front pages reacted to huge Conservative majority

The newspapers have reacted to the Conservative party's big win in the general election over Labour, calling it both a “victory for Brexit” and a “nightmare”.

The Tories claimed swathes of the Labour heartlands after the Prime Minister’s “get Brexit done” election message hit home with working-class Leave voters.

Right-leaning newspapers including The Sun and the Daily Mail hailed Boris Johnson’s comfortable victory over his rival Jeremy Corbyn after the exit polls had shown the Tories would easily win.

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But left orientated Daily Mirror was more critical of the way the voting had gone.

The Times and The Guardian reported on the biggest Conservative win since the days of Margaret Thatcher.

As did The Independent, the i and Metro.