Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron and Jo Swinson, local candidate for East Dunbartonshire, with activists  on the general election campaign trail. Photograph:   Victoria Jones/PA

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Greater Manchester Police have launched a hate crime investigation into comments made  by Tyson Fury. Photograph

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon at the Glasgow count declarations. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

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 SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon celebrates in Glasgow as her party secured 56 out of the 59 seats in Scotland. Photograph: Getty

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