The disrespectful body language of Labour's negotiating team was one of the reasons that a Lib-Lab coalition became impossible in 2010, new memoirs have revealed.
A single person needs to be placed in charge of supervising general elections, the Electoral Commission's head has said.
More central coordination of general elections is the best way to avoid a repeat of the queues seen at polling stations in 2010, the chair of the Electoral Commission has said.
The Tories outspent Labour and the Liberal Democrats' combined total expenditure at the general election.
Former immigration minister Phil Woolas' re-election to his Oldham East and Saddleworth seat has been declared void, a special election court has ruled.
Even with the benefit of hindsight it was impossible to tell, as I travelled around Oldham East and Saddleworth with Phil Woolas and Elwyn Watkins, what lay ahead. But the clues were there.
Labour MP Phil Woolas ran a "dirty tricks" campaign in a bid to "make the white folk angry", an unusual election court heard yesterday.
Shadow immigration minister Phil Woolas faces a five-day fight in court to save his Oldham East and Saddleworth seat from his Liberal Democrat challenger.
David Cameron has denied misleading Conservative MPs during coalition talks with the Liberal Democrats, insisting he did not tell them Labour was offering Nick Clegg's party electoral reform without a referendum.
David Cameron is just as obsessed with the machinations of the British tabloids and broadcasters as New Labour ever was. He's just better at it.
The general election results baffled us all. Now, after the dust has settled, its winners are trying to work out exactly why the electorate proved so fickle.
The Conservatives have won their number two target in Wales.
The 2010 general election has seen voters return a hung parliament for the first time since 1974.
The Tories easily retained the seat of Thirsk and Malton as the last result of the general election finally came in.
The only constituency which did not elect an MP in the 2010 general election is doing so today.
politics.co.uk picks up the pieces after one of the most exciting and dramatic general elections in recent history.
In the first of a special week-long assessment of the general election, politics.co.uk looks at what the campaign taught us about the role of the media.
Here's the final list of who's got a seat at the Cabinet room table.
Despite "cooperation, not confrontation" between the two governing parties, the Tory and Liberal Democrat candidates are still fighting in the delayed Thirsk and Malton election.
Britain is having yet another historic political day, with the formation of the first coalition government since the Second World War.
Catch up on all of the day's developments with politics.co.uk's live blog.
Even as David Cameron is settling into Downing Street there are rumblings among his party rank and file.
Read the full text of the agreement between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.
David Cameron has entered No 10 as prime minister, after a day of negotiations in which the details of a full Conservative-Lib Dem coalition were finalised.
Gordon Brown has quit as prime minister, following the emergence of an expected Liberal Democrat-Conservative pact.