The BBC reports that the Palestinians win upgraded UN status by wide margin. This confirms the CNN live reports now of the same news.
The UN General Assembly has voted to grant the Palestinians non-member observer state status - a move opposed by Israel and the US.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the assembly the vote was the "last chance to save the two-state solution" with Israel.
Israel's ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, said the bid "doesn't advance peace - it pushes it backwards".
The assembly voted 138-9 in favour, with 41 nations abstaining
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