Britons headed to polling stations to cast their ballots in the general elections seen as the most unpredictable in a generation.
About 50 million people are registered to vote for the 650-member House of Commons. There are about 50,000 polling stations located everywhere from shipping containers to churches and restaurants.
As most opinion polls have indicated so far, the election looks set to deliver a minority government for the first time since 1974.
In this edition of Comment, we ask: What type of British government do you fear?