Lord Adonis is to head a national infrastructure commission that was a Labour idea in the first place
David Cameron deflects calls to accept more refugees by pointing to large aid donations sent to Syria
Unite boss threatens to withdraw funding if Labour Party fails to elect the 'correct leader'
Shadow business secretary had been favourite to succeed Ed Miliband as Labour leader
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
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
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
Every Labour policy pledged will be paid for 'without a single penny of extra borrowing', says party
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 Democratic Unionist Party is ready to do a deal with either Labour or the Conservatives – but at what cost?
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?