The fundamentals - the Tories' advantage on leadership and the economy - reasserted themselves.
Party close to admitting defeat as it says the Tories "will have huge task uniting country" after SNP surge.
Conservatives forecast to be just 10 seats short of a majority as Labour fall to 239 seats and Lib Dems collapse to 10.
The scenarios that will determine whether Cameron or Miliband is PM.
Labour could win 45 of London's 73 seats
Both Labour and the Tories can boast of moving the centre ground in their favour. But it is perhaps Ukip that has had the greatest influence.
Last week, panic spread through the Labour Party as it had its own "Wobbly Thursday". So is the party underperforming in the marginals? Or is it just Labour's inferiority complex at work?
Former Labour leader warns that the public may behave differently in "the privacy of the ballot booth".
It’s never easy to confess to a crime that you don’t think you’ve committed. And perhaps, in the end, it’s not really that sensible either.
Going it alone would be a daunting task. But a Labour minority adminstration could endure and even succeed.