With all English and Welsh regions now declared, the number of MEPs now stands at:
- Ukip 23 MEPs +10 change (29.07% vote share)
- Labour 18 +7 (25.4%)
- Conservatives 18 -7 (23.9%)
- Green 3 +1 (7.9%)
- Liberal Democrats 1 -9 (6.9%)
- Plaid Cymru 1 = (0.7%)
But the Liberal Democrats appear to have lost their one MEP, with that seat going to Mr Farage's party, giving them a first foothold in Scotland.
Courtesy ITN (ITV NEWS)
Read how it all unfolded, from this contemporaneous timeline.
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