David Laws' resignation gives him the time and space to recover and regroup. The coalition government has no such luxury.
David Laws quits as chief secretary to the Treasury after agreeing to repay tens of thousands of pounds in expenses.
Cameron's pro-business speech reveals his nervousness. He has yet to work out how to pacify his backbenchers.
Diane Abbott's lack of support shows how tired and conservative the Labour party has become.
Analysis: Coalition's tax shift is an ugly merger
Watch highlights from David Cameron and Harriet Harman's contributions to the Queen's Speech debate here.
Queen's Speech 2010: Lib-Con bills in full
If just some of today's Queen's Speech becomes law we will be living under the most radical and important government of our times.
All the reactions to the 2010 Queen's Speech.
Queen's Speech 2010: Key issues
The Queen's Speech has set out the legislative agenda for the next 18 months.
Read the Queen's Speech in full with politics.co.uk.
politics.co.uk picks up the pieces after one of the most exciting and dramatic general elections in recent history.
Watch George Osborne outline the first batch of spending cuts.
Analysis: 'Shockwave' cuts are a long-term gamble
In the final part of a special week-long series of features, politics.co.uk looks at what the election tells us about Britain's political parties.
Trying to drive a wedge through the new politics is a dangerous game. After all, the government has an impressive electoral mandate.
Osborne is playing politics with the country's finances and calling it 'new politics'.
The key points from the coalition's 30-page policy document.
In the fourth part of a special week-long series of features, politics.co.uk looks at what the election tells us about opinion polls.
Analysis: Lib-Con document
In the third part of a special week-long series of features, politics.co.uk looks at what the election tells us about the public.
Two new MPs' perspective as the new parliament meets for the first time.
The calibre of the coming parliament has already been sorely tested by the swearing-in process, which has quickly defeated some MPs.