David Cameron deflects calls to accept more refugees by pointing to large aid donations sent to Syria
Chancellor gaining ground with 'powerful magic circle' in the battle to replace David Cameron
David Cameron rules out withdrawal from the convention, despite opposition from his most senior colleagues
SNP leader criticises 'scale and speed' of cuts and reaffirms party's support for the EU
Prime minister announces priorities in Downing Street after defying pre-election predictions
Conservatives win 'shock' Commons majority as Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader
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'
The polls are deadlocked and few are predicting anything other than a hung parliament
Scottish nationalists want to scrap Trident, reduce university tuition fees and block welfare cuts
After tuition fees fiasco, Clegg gives five manifesto pledges 'near religious status' in any coalition deal
Polls suggest the election is too close to call as leaders of the main parties rush around the country
The Sun has got two hats on, but expert says no newspaper can claim it 'won it' for any government
Danny Alexander leaks what he claims are 'secret' Conservative plans for £8bn of welfare cuts
The Democratic Unionist Party is ready to do a deal with either Labour or the Conservatives – but at what cost?
England manifesto proposes to ban Scottish MPs from voting on income tax south of the border
Institute for Fiscal Studies accuses four main parties of failing to inform voters of their plans for the country
Is is sexist to talk of 'the women's vote', and do women really vote that differently to men?