07/11/2012 01:47 GMT | Updated 06/01/2013 05:12 GMT

US Election 2012: British Newspapers' Front Pages Hail Obama Victory (PICTURES)

It was a late night for British newspaper editors covering the US Election - with many of the first editions going to print while the election was too close to call.

Many opted to use the picture of Obama - with a tear sliding down his cheek - which was taken at his final election rally.

HuffPost UK takes a look at some of the front pages as Barack Obama won a second term as president, over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.