Poor results in London for the Conservatives and good results elsewhere were foreshadowed.
Apparently the Apprentice boss sees no chance of the Opposition ditching its anti-business stance.
That’s a question to be asked after Cameron’s election triumph last week. But the answer depends on whether one is using a small or large c.
The Labour Party, like some poorly-directed amateur dramatics society, re-enacted battles from the 1970s and 1980s – whilst we quietly conquered the marginals.
Most MPs find Parliament a reminder that they are just a new sentence in a thousand-year story. But not Chuka.
He moves to keep continuity, heal wounds and give all parts of the Party a place in the sun.
We wish them all many congratulations.
Liberal Democrats: a dead parrot. Labour: torn between England and Scotland – and with UKIP on its tail. Cameron has a once-in-a-generation chance to stuff the Left.
It’s time to start teasing out the different factors that helped to deliver victory. But we face a challenge – is there any reliable data?
We bring you the latest news from across the country throughout the night, and on into Friday.
We tally up the changes in seats as the results come in.
Plus: Scotland is a problem of Labour’s own making. Dan Jarvis’s time has come. Prepare for a UKIP leadership bloodbath. And good riddance to Vince Cable!
In 1992, the Party won. Then it fell apart. After his own awesome comeback yesterday, Cameron will ponder the lessons of history.
It’s Blue Labour that’s entitled to say: “I told you so.”
The Conservative Party has an unexpected opportunity to prove it is the party for people who are optimistic, open-minded and self-reliant.