No party gained an outright majority so there will need to be a deal before the prime minister is confirmed.
Europe's press eviscerated Theresa May for Britain's election 'madness.'
The hung parliament could delay Brexit negotiations, as the surprise result hammered the British pound.
Here are five key takeaways as U.K. politics enters an period of extraordinary uncertainty.
'For too long we have relied too much on the military power of others,' European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. 'We must now seize the moment to take charge of our own security.'
A hard-fought campaign has led to a surprising surge in support for left-wing opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.
The Vermont senator said he was "very impressed" by the Labour party leader's campaign during a speaking tour in the U.K.
The Brexit campaigner is a "person of interest" for the FBI because of his links to Julian Assange and Russia.
Leader of the centrist Liberal Democrats on what his religion teaches him about politics and how his party plans to recover from 2015's electoral collapse.
The president's unpredictability is worrying America's friends abroad, but there are signs that his hardline, "America First" isolationism is softening.
The prime minister and the leader of the opposition refused to join TV debates, making the election result seem more of a foregone conclusion than ever.
Brexit negotiations with the European Union are set to begin in earnest after the U.K. election, which Conservative Theresa May is likely to win.
The Remain camp failed to make a convincing argument about immigration, Phillips said.
Tusk's comments follow the British prime minister's accusations that Brussels was meddling in the U.K.'s election.
The Institute for Government says a new immigration regime will entail swathes of extra bureaucracy.
The gulf between the British and European negotiating positions on Brexit has been laid bare.
The role of Europe's top court, the rights of EU citizens, and who owes money are all likely to be flashpoints in talks.
What was that old adage about keeping your enemies close?
The notion the UK would be allowed to cherry-pick from the EU's rules was always pie in the sky.
"The dysfunction of the EU is no longer sustainable," the French presidential frontrunner said.
Polls show May's Conservatives remained between 11 and 17 points ahead of Labour—still enough to deliver a clear victory as she seeks a mandate for her plan to implement the result of last year's Brexit referendum.
The German chancellor said UK politicians hoping for a great deal after leaving the EU were harboring "illusions."
Macron is a bulwark against the intolerant, anti-globalist forces which led to Brexit and Trump.
He will prove a tough Brexit negotiator—far tougher than Hollande.