Watch: Slideshow of pictures from Sunderland's election counts

Labour enjoyed a hat-trick of victories in Sunderland on General Election night.

Friday, 9th June 2017, 11:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 2:46 pm
Armed police at Thursday night's counts.

Bridget Phillipson, Julie Elliott and Sharon Hodgson all retained their seats as the party's fortunes unexpectedly rose nationwide.

The results for the constituencies were held at Sunderland Community Pool, Tennis and Wellness Centre, in Silksworth, with armed police on patrol following the recent terror attacks in

Armed police at Thursday night's counts.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Manchester and London.

Here now is our slideshow of pictures from the night.

Armed police at Thursday night's counts.