Romney admits defeat and congratulates Obama


The former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has admitted defeat in the US election with an emotional speech at an event in Boston.

With results in from most states, he said he had called President Obama to congratulate him on winning a second term.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.