Local elections 2022: Johnson under pressure after Tories lose hundreds of seats; Sinn Féin on track to be largest party in NI elections – live

Grassroots Tories blame the PM for the loss of their seats; in Northern Ireland’s elections, Sinn Féin top the first-preference vote

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Sinn Féin is on course to be the biggest party at Stormont after a symbolic breakthrough for Irish nationalism in Northern Ireland’s assembly election.

The party topped the first-preference vote with 29%, which will position its deputy leader, Michelle O’Neill, to become the region’s first minister, the first nationalist to hold the position in a historic turnaround and a severe blow to unionism.

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