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UK: Boris Johnson gives dog Dilyn a big kiss after casting vote in UK general election

United Kingdom, London
December 12, 2019 at 10:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accompanied by his pet Jack Russell-cross puppy, Dilyn, was

seen leaving the polling station at Methodist Central Hall near Downing Street, London, on Thursday, after casting his vote in the UK general election.

Polling stations opened at 0700 GMT in 650 constituencies across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Official results are expected to start coming in after polls close at 2200 GMT.

This is the third UK general election in less than five years. On October 29, the UK's House of Commons voted 438 to 20 to approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bill calling for an early general election on December 12.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accompanied by his pet Jack Russell-cross puppy, Dilyn, was

seen leaving the polling station at Methodist Central Hall near Downing Street, London, on Thursday, after casting his vote in the UK general election.

Polling stations opened at 0700 GMT in 650 constituencies across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Official results are expected to start coming in after polls close at 2200 GMT.

This is the third UK general election in less than five years. On October 29, the UK's House of Commons voted 438 to 20 to approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bill calling for an early general election on December 12.

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