In Scotland, the SNP said it would form a minority government after
winning its third election in a row.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is celebrating what she said was an
"emphatic" victory, her first as party leader, after the SNP emerged as
the largest party at Holyrood with 63 seats, ahead of the Conservatives
on 31 and Labour on 24.
In his victory speech, Mr Khan referred to his humble origins on a
council estate and said he had never imagined that "someone like me
could be elected as mayor of London," promising to be a mayor "for all
He said the campaign had not been without controversy, but added: "I am
so proud that London has today chosen hope over fear".
He added that the "politics of fear is not welcome in our city".
Mr Khan took 1,310,143 votes after second preferences were taken into
account, beating Conservative Zac Goldsmith into second place on
994,614, a margin of victory of 13.6%. His tally gave him the largest
personal mandate of any politician in UK history.