Unite boss threatens to withdraw funding if Labour Party fails to elect the 'correct leader'
The two leaders were expected to clash, but the SNP leader says talks were 'constructive'
Shadow business secretary had been favourite to succeed Ed Miliband as Labour leader
Campaigners argue that quotas are the quickest way to improve female representation, but others warn of unintended consequences
Chancellor offers greater powers to cities that agree to be governed by a directly elected mayor
Sources insist the letters sent to government ministers 'are much more boring than people think they are'
New legislation will crack down on individual extremists trying to radicalise young people
Prime minister announces priorities in Downing Street after defying pre-election predictions
What are we to make of recent polling that shows Brits will vote to stay in EU. Is that wrong too?
The best reaction to last night's eventful election
Harriet Harman to become caretaker leader of Labour party after 'disappointing and difficult' night
Conservatives win 'shock' Commons majority as Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader
The Tory right has got its wish: the Lib Dems are gone. Which just makes it harder for the PM
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls loses his seat to the Conservatives following a recount
Sole Respect MP George Galloway loses seat and faces allegations that he broke election law
Surge of Scottish Nationalist support may unseat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander
Conservatives strongly outperform expectations, according to exit poll, and Lib Dems could make up the numbers
Britain's boisterously partisan newspapers have thrown up a few surprises this year, offering support in unexpected ways
Can you take a selfie in a polling booth, do you need ID, and what happens if you've lost your polling card?
A 'weird' electoral system, a 'barmy' prime minister and a party that sounds like an 'awful pudding'