Paddy Ashdown, who oversaw the Liberal Democrat election campaign, admitted his party had been entirely blindsided by the result and said it had been “killed” by the inaccuracy of the opinion polls.
Whether or not Ed Miliband was the reason Labour did so badly is up for debate, but it arguably played a part.
Jessica Ennis-Hill could delay her return to the heptathlon until later in the summer after running a disappointing time on her comeback, her coach, Toni Minichiello, has revealed.
The Liberal Democrats are seeking to move quickly from their near-wipeout in the election by choosing a new leader by mid-July, in a contest expected to be a head-to-head between Tim Farron and Norman Lamb.
The Scottish National party’s new MPs are in talks about replacing the Liberal Democrats as the third party in the House of Commons – including taking over the plush office used by Nick Clegg, chairmanships of select committees and opposition parliamentary time.
Iain Duncan Smith is to press ahead with his controversial welfare reforms after David Cameron confirmed that the former Conservative leader would remain in the cabinet as the work and pensions secretary.
The Labour party made a bad mistake when it abandoned its campaign to create an era of One Nation politics after the idea was “written off as a failed brand”, the shadow cabinet minister Ivan Lewis has said.
A case of champagne is among the rewards being offered by tabloids and rightwing pundits in return for the whereabouts of the so-called “Ed Stone”.
Caroline Flint is extremely likely to run as deputy leader of the Labour party in a challenge to the likely trade union favourite Tom Watson, the Guardian understands.
A battle for the soul of the Labour party was in full swing on Sunday as Peter Mandelson tore into what he called the “terrible” mistakes of Ed Miliband’s leadership, which produced the party’s worst election result since 1987.
Jeremy Corbyn is facing a serious challenge after two senior Labour politicians submitted a motion of no confidence in his leadership, which could be voted on by MPs as early as Monday.
Many took to social media following the UK's historic vote, including some footballers past and present.
Brexit will spell the end of Prime Minister David Cameron, chancellor George Osborne and Bank of England governor Mark Carney, economist Danny Blanchflower has warned.