Twitter reacts to Sadiq Khan's London victory

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London has changed hands from the eccentric Tory Boris Johnson to the moderate Labour MP Sadiq Khan. He has made history by being the first London Mayor of the Islamic faith.

In a race frought with dirty tactics and subtle racism, Khan has emerged victorious with a majority evident by 7pm last night.

But what did Twitter have to say?

Labour supporters were thrilled:

Others less so...

Quickly the topic of conversation turned to race:

Which in turn prompted a response...

But ultimately, the facts remain clear.

Congratulations to the new London Mayor!

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