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    The UK Tories have secured an absolute majority of seats in the country's 650-member parliament, paving the way for a smooth Brexit, and the vote count continues.

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the nation during a rally in London after winning the 2019 general election.

    With votes in 643 out of 650 constituencies counted, the Conservative Party has gained 359 seats in the House of Commons, while the Labour Party gained only 203 seats.

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