‘Ok world hold on to your hats!’ - How Norfolk reacted to Donald Trump’s presidential victory

President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally in New York

President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally in New York. Picture: AP Photo/John Locher - Credit: AP

It's been a historic night for international politics, with Hilary Clinton conceding the American Presidency to Donald Trump over the course of the night.

Supporters react as results come in at an election night party for Democratic presidential candidate

Supporters react as results come in at an election night party for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Photo: Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News - Credit: AP

We take a look at the East Anglian reaction to the news, including the thoughts of Norfolk's Great British Bake Off finalist Kate Barmby, Harry Potter star and UEA student Rohan Gotobed, and sports presenter Jake Humphrey.

Matt Wilkins, Old Buckenham Airfield manager has American family and will be spending Thanksgiving in the United States.

He said: 'It always needs to be remembered that there is a democracy. No matter what, the country has voted and I think it could bode well for Britain.

'It appears Americans think he (Trump) offers more. We will just have to hope that America is successful. As far as I am concerned, America has always been great.'

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Donald Trump won the race for the White House after voters gambled on his promise to 'Make America Great Again'.

The president-elect, addressing cheering supporters at his victory party, asked the nation to come together, and promised to 'represent every citizen of our land'.

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He said that it was 'time for America to bind the wounds of division' and promised that his administration will be a time of 'national growth and renewal'.

Mr Trump said 'America will no longer settle for anything but the best' and that the nation will 'dream big and bold and daring'.

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