Lesser known facts about Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer

Millions of people across the UK are heading to polling stations to vote in a general election which opinion polls indicate will end 14 years of Conservative government.

Rishi Sunak, who has been prime minister since October 2022, is leading the Tory party into the election.

His rival in the race for No 10 is Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of the Labour Party.

Both politicians have spent the past few weeks trying to convince the British public that they are the right leader to run the country.

As Britons cast their votes, The Independent looks at the lesser known facts about the two PM contenders.