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In Pictures: Santa leads the way as UK goes to the polls

People up and down the country have been casting their vote in General Election 2019.

A man dressed as Father Christmas enters his grotto at the Dunster Tithe Barn near Minehead, Somerset, which is being used as a polling station (Ben Birchall/PA)
A man dressed as Father Christmas enters his grotto at the Dunster Tithe Barn near Minehead, Somerset, which is being used as a polling station (Ben Birchall/PA)

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Millions of people are casting their votes up and down the UK as General Election 2019 heads towards a conclusion.

Some voters took to costume while unusual locations such as a pub and a used car centre acted as polling places.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves the polling station with his dog Dilyn after casting his vote (Rick Findler/PA)
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A view inside a polling station at the White Horse Inn in Priors Dean, Hampshire (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs-up as he and his wife Laura Alvarez cast their votes (Joe Giddens/PA)
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A queue outside a polling station in Bermondsey, London (@chrisschofield1/PA)
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Students from the University of Reading arrive to vote on graduation day (Steve Parsons/PA)
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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon casts her vote (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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A man clears snow outside the polling station at the village hall in Dalwhinnie in the Cairngorms (Jane Barlow/PA)
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A voter goes into the Petersfield Used Car Centre in Hampshire, which is being used as a polling station (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson and her partner Duncan Hames arrive at Castlehill Primary School in Glasgow (Ian Rutherford/PA)
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A burst water main in Bermondsey, south-east London, which caused flooding in the road near a polling station (Jonathan Brady/PA)
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Chelsea Pensioners arrive to cast their votes (Rick Findler/PA)
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A converted shipping container which is being used as a polling station in Dudley (Jacob King/PA)
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A nun leaves a polling station at St Peter’s Parish Hall in north Belfast (Liam McBurney/PA)
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Sinn Fein deputy leader Michelle O’Neill is reflected in a puddle after casting her vote (Niall Carson/PA)
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Christmas beckons at Strathyre Village Hall in Stirlingshire (Jane Barlow/PA)
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A polling station in a railway carriage in Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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