Boris Johnson confirmed as PM after audience with the Queen


Protesters descended on London hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's landslide election victory.

On Friday evening, protesters descended on Whitehall, central United Kingdom, waving flags and placards while shouting "not my Prime Minister" just hours after Johnson pledged to heal the divisions of Brexit, as he returned to Downing Street after securing a crushing victory in Thursday's election over Labour, The Daily Mail reported.

By comparison, the Labour Party had only won 203 seats while the Scottish National Party and Liberal Democrats picked up 48 and 11 seats respectively.

Passage of the deal, which allows Britain to withdraw from the European Union on January 31, is expected to be a formality after the Conservatives won a big majority in the election.

Johnson's conservatives routed their chief rivals in Labour under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. From being fired for lying as a journalist to the crowd's questions about Brexit, Johnson had gained the public's interest.

Johnson, whose party won 365 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons, now has the numbers to push his Brexit deal through Parliament and meet the 31 January deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

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Left-leaning paper the Guardian said Johnson was "triumphant after trouncing Labour with (its) pro-Brexit strategy" and that both of the major parties were "stunned" by the exit poll last night, suggesting a "decisive majority" for the Conservatives.

Corbyn, who was elected leader in 2015, has alienated moderates by shifting the party firmly away from the centre ground that brought Labour three successive election victories under Tony Blair.

The party must apologise to working class people for its mistakes, he added.

Ruth Smeeth, a Labour MP who lost her Midlands seat, said Corbyn should take the blame for the party's defeat and resign.

In a statement, Mr Johnson said: "This morning I went to Buckingham Palace and I am forming a new Government and people will arrive at Westminster to form a new Parliament".