The long shadows of 1997 offer lessons for both the government's first steps and Labour's leadership race
Amid the general negativity aimed at Labour’s departing leader, we should wish him well as he wished us well.
According to David Cameron it's time for a New Politics, but what does
that really mean? We ask how the new coalition will work and what the make-up of the new cabinet tells us. Jonathan Freedland thinks the Liberal Democrats have done OK on numbers, but not on big jobs.
How, runs the logic, could anyone dispute the liberal credentials of the new prime minister now?
Cameron has limped into No 10 and Clegg may pay heavily. Recast as truly progressive, Labour can forge itself a bright future
Many still believe, against the evidence, that the Lib Dem faithful won't stomach Nick Clegg dealing with the Tories
The trouble for Nick Clegg is that he has no idea over who his dance partner could be
Gordon Brown's fate has been to resemble not just one but several Shakespearean tragic heroes
A sleep-deprived Nick Clegg grapples this weekend with an excruciating dilemma: it now falls to him to choose the next prime minister
David Cameron's Conservatives have emerged as the largest party after an election that has resulted in a hung parliament.