In Pictures: Elmo and Santa lead the way as UK goes to the polls

Millions of people are casting their votes up and down the UK as General Election 2019 heads towards a conclusion.

Some voters took to costume while unusual locations such as a pub and a used car centre acted as polling places.

Boris Johnson
Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves the polling station with his dog Dilyn after casting his vote (Rick Findler/PA)
Polling station
A view inside a polling station at the White Horse Inn in Priors Dean, Hampshire (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Jeremy Corbyn
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs-up as he and his wife Laura Alvarez cast their votes (Joe Giddens/PA)
Polling station queue
A queue outside a polling station in Bermondsey, London (@chrisschofield1/PA)
Students arrive to vote
Students from the University of Reading arrive to vote on graduation day (Steve Parsons/PA)
Nicola Sturgeon casts vote
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon casts her vote (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A man clears snow outside the polling station at the village hall in Dalwhinnie in the Cairngorms
A man clears snow outside the polling station at the village hall in Dalwhinnie in the Cairngorms (Jane Barlow/PA)
Polling station
A voter goes into the Petersfield Used Car Centre in Hampshire, which is being used as a polling station (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Jo Swinson and Duncan Hames
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson and her partner Duncan Hames arrive at Castlehill Primary School in Glasgow (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Burst water main
A burst water main in Bermondsey, south-east London, which caused flooding in the road near a polling station (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Chelsea pensioners at polling station
Chelsea Pensioners arrive to cast their votes (Rick Findler/PA)
Santa enters polling station
A man dressed as Father Christmas enters his grotto at the Dunster Tithe Barn near Minehead, Somerset, which is being used as a polling station (Ben Birchall/PA)
General Election 2019
A converted shipping container which is being used as a polling station in Dudley (Jacob King/PA)
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