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    1. British Airways flight breaks subsonic JFK to Heathrow speed record due to Storm Ciara—reaches London in 4 hours 56 minutes

      @flightradar24: Fastest across the Atlantic tonight from New York to London so far is #BA112 at 4hr56m. #VS4 in 4:57, and #VS46 in 4:59. https://t.co/gfYoHGV3Y6 https://t.co/kMhjCqdEtt If we're not mistaken, BA now retakes the fastest subsonic NY-London crossing from Norwegian.

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    2. What the British people voted for, and what they received

      Just the facts, for now. This election holds huge significance, and the impact of the UK's First Past The Post voting system provides crucial context for understanding the result. Party Share of...

      Just the facts, for now. This election holds huge significance, and the impact of the UK's First Past The Post voting system provides crucial context for understanding the result.

      Party Share of Votes Total Seats Share of Seats
      Conservative 43.6% 364 56.0%
      Labour 32.2% 203 31.2%
      Scottish National Party 3.9% 48 7.4%
      Liberal Democrat 11.5% 11 1.7%
      Democratic Unionist Party 0.8% 8 1.2%
      Sinn Féin 0.6% 7 1.1%
      Plaid Cymru 0.5% 4 0.6%
      Social Democratic and Labour Party 0.4% 2 0.3%
      Green 2.7% 1 0.15%
      Alliance 0.4% 1 0.15%
      Brexit 2% 0 0%
      Ind 0.6% 0 0%
      Change 0% 0 0%
      Other 0.8% 0 0%

      All data from The Guardian, with 649/650 seats declared (still awaiting St Ives).

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