London, Voters are heading to the polls for council and mayoral elections across England and Northern Ireland.
Elections are being held for 248 English councils, six mayors and all 11 councils in Northern Ireland.
Polling stations for the vote – spanning metropolitan and district councils and unitary authorities – opened at 07:00 BST and will close at 22:00 BST.
There are no local elections in Scotland and Wales.
Source: Jordan News Agency