Tories gain and Labour lose seats as exit poll adjusted

It projected that May's party could fall from 330 to 314 seats, short of a majority in the 650-seat House of Commons.

Nicola Sturgeon's SNP is set for a downturn in fortunes, according to the exit poll, losing 22 seats to stand at 34.

Even if the exit poll has underestimated the number of Conservative seats, as it did in 2015, and the party ends up with a slim majority, May will be so weakened that she may not be able to keep the job.

"MAYHEM" screamed the headline in the tabloid Sun newspaper.

"Britain on a knife edge" headlined the Daily Mail's early edition Friday, while the Daily Mirror had a picture of May and the caption "Hanging by a thread".

The results confounded those who said Labour's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn, was electorally toxic. Pundits had expected the UKIP vote to go strongly to the Conservatives. One said: "Brexit has taken over the party". Political deadlock could derail negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries ahead of Britain's exit from the bloc, due in March 2019, before they even begin in earnest.

Investors worry that a minority Conservative government would be weaker in Brexit talks, which start on June 19 and are to last for at least the next two years.

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Her opinion poll lead narrowed sharply, although the consensus before the exit poll remained that she would win a majority. It projected that May's party could fall from 330 to 314 seats, short of a majority in the 650-seat House of Commons.

Senior Conservatives were quick to say exit polls had been wrong in the past. Conducted for a consortium of United Kingdom broadcasters by interviewing voters leaving polling stations, it is regarded as a directional, but not exact, indicator of the result.

It will be early hours Friday before the result is confirmed, but similar exit polls carried out at the previous two general elections in Britain came very close to predicting the results correctly.

Such an outcome could result in a hung parliament, although votes were still being counted on Thursday night.

May's main rivals, Labour, would have 266 seats, according to the exit poll, which gave the first clue about the likely outcome of the snap general election called just a few weeks ago by May.

May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".

As Conservatives privately blamed Mrs May and her advisers for a disastrous election campaign, Anna Soubry became the first of the party's MPs to suggest that the prime minister should go.

However some of May's most loyal ministers were lining up to support her last night. Some critics nicknamed her "the Maybot".

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If the exit poll is correct the SNP could suffer heavier losses than was widely anticipated in advance of polling day.

He has also previously claimed he would seek to form a minority government if the Conservatives failed to secure a Commons majority. At the start of the campaign a landslide of Labour losses had been predicted, weakening Corbyn's role as leader. But it would require a coalition with other parties.

"If the poll is anything like accurate, this is completely catastrophic for the Conservatives and for Theresa May", said Osborne.

She said: "The country has looked forward to the Labour Party and we've put forward a positive message and the star of our show was our manifesto, which shows we another vision where we want to take the country..."

The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn, was electorally toxic.

Whilst this was campaign rhetoric created to drive support for her party, it also suggested she saw little prospect of forming a coalition with other parties, nearly all of whom are opposed to her Brexit strategy built around leaving the EU's single market, controlling immigration and escaping the jurisdiction of European Union courts. Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron visits local voters at the campaign office in Carshalton southeast England while on the General Election Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

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But he changed, she said, when he went to Britain about a year ago and was seduced by radical views propagated on the internet. All three suspects were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of being called, police noted.

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