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Christmas comes early for Tories in historic win

Johnson now under pressure to deliver on his election promises, including withdrawal from the EU.

While Mr Johnson's personal popularity has fallen during the campaign, with voter concerns about his trustworthiness growing, he will nonetheless take personal pride in the Conservative victory.

THE Conservatives became on Friday the first party to win an increased number of seats in a fourth straight term of office since the 19th century, buoying financial markets. Yet, while the result is a personal triumph for Boris Johnson, he is now under intense pressure to deliver on his election...

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